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.3.4:

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.

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.)