Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.FL. FOUNDATIONAL LITERACY STANDARDS
3.FL.VA. Vocabulary Acquisition
FL.VA.7. 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.FL.VA.7c. Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and time relationships.
TN.RI. READING STANDARDS – INFORMATIONAL TEXT
3.RI.KID. Key Ideas and Details
R.KID.3. Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
3.RI.KID.3. 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.RI.CS. Craft and Structure
R.CS.4. Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
3.RI.CS.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.