New Jersey Common Core Standards
NJ.CC.3.RL. Reading Standards for Literature
Craft and Structure
3.RL.5. Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.
Key Ideas and Details
3.RL.2. Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
3.RL.10. By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.