Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.RL. READING STANDARDS - LITERATURE
3.RL.KID. Key Ideas and Details
R.KID.2. Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
3.RL.KID.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.
3.RL.CS. Craft and Structure
R.CS.5. Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of a text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
3.RL.CS.5. Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part of a text builds on earlier sections.
3.RL.RRTC. Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
R.RRTC.10. Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
3.RL.RRTC.10. Read and comprehend stories and poems at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
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.