Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards
MD.RI. Standards for Reading Informational Text (RI)
Key Ideas and Details
RI3.CCR. Anchor Standard: Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of text.
3.RI3. Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
3.RI3.6. See also MD SLM 2-3 4.0, as needed.
MD.L. Standards for Language (L)
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L4.CCR. Anchor Standard: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
3.L4-a. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content – Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
3.L4-a.2. Access and connect prior knowledge and experiences to determine the meaning of words and phrases.
3.L4-a.3. Discuss words and word meanings daily as they are encountered in text, instruction, and conversation.