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3rd Grade Informational Text Standards

3rd Grade English Language Arts - Informational Text Standards

All links in the pages below were verified in December, 2014

To work on third grade informational text standards, click on the numbers below to visit pages of internet resources for each of the learning standards.

Checks for Understanding are at the top of this page. Scroll down to find internet resources related to the State Performance Indicators (SPIs).

Checks for Understanding (Formative/Summative Assessment)

0301.6.1 Pre-Reading Strategies - Develop and use pre-reading strategies (e.g., identify a purpose for reading {for information, for enjoyment, for understanding a writer's position}, make predictions using text features {illustrations, graphics}, preview text using illustrations, graphics, text format, text structures, and skimming).
0301.6.2 Comprehension - Demonstrate strategies for determining meaning while reading (e.g., formulate clarifying questions, predict outcomes, create a mental image).
0301.6.3 Check for Understanding - Check for understanding after reading (e.g., draw conclusions based on evidence gained while reading).
0301.6.4 Main Idea - Identify the main idea and supporting details in text.
0301.6.5 Fiction or Nonfiction - Distinguish fiction from nonfiction.
0301.6.6 Text Features - Use text features to locate information (e.g., charts, tables of contents, maps, illustrations).
0301.6.7 Follow Instructions - Follow multi-tasked instructions in informational and technical texts (e.g., follow a recipe, complete assembly instructions).

State Performance Indicators

SPI 0301.6.1 Focus Thinking - Select questions used to focus and clarify thinking before, during, and after reading text.
SPI 0301.6.2 Identify Main Idea - Identify the stated main idea in a reading selection.
SPI 0301.6.3 Select Illustrations - Indicate which illustrations or graphics best supports a particular text.
SPI 0301.6.4 Locate Information - Locate information using available text features (e.g., charts, maps, graphics).
SPI 0301.6.5 Parts of a Book - Recognize the parts of a book (e.g., glossary, table of contents).
SPI 0301.6.6 Fact or Fiction - From a list of statements, locate the factual statements from the fictional ones.
SPI 0301.6.7 Sequence - Arrange a set of instructions in a sequential, step-by-step order.
Review Help Resources to help review Third Grade Engligh Language Arts standards



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