New York State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum
NY.3R. 3rd Grade Reading Standards (Literary and Informational Text)
Craft and Structure
3R4. Determine the meaning of words, phrases, figurative language, and academic and content-specific words. (RI&RL)
NY.3L. 3rd Grade Language Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
3L6. Acquire and accurately use conversational, general academic, and content-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went out for dessert).