Common Core Alignment:.

RL.3.1:

Reading Literature

Key Ideas and Details

Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

RL.3.4:

Reading Literature

Craft and Structure

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.

W.3.3:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

W.3.4:

Writing

Production and Distribution of Writing

With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)

L.3.4:

Language

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.