Common Core Alignment:.

RI.3.1:

Reading Informational

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.

RI.3.2:

Reading Informational

Key Ideas and Details

Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

RI.3.4:

Reading Informational

Craft and Structure

Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.