Mississippi College & Career Readiness Standards
MS.RI.3. Reading Informational Text
Craft and Structure
RI.3.4. Determine the meaning of general academic and domain‐specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
Conventions of Standard English
L.3.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L.3.2e. Use conventional spelling for high‐frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness).
L.3.2f. Use spelling patterns and generalizations (word families, position- based spellings, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts) in writing words.
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L.3.6. Acquire and use accurately grade‐appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain‐specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).