New York State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum
NY.3R. 3rd Grade Reading Standards (Literary and Informational Text)
Key Ideas and Details
3R2. Determine a theme or central idea and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize portions of a text. (RI&RL)
3R3. In literary texts, describe character traits, motivations, or feelings, drawing on specific details from the text. (RL) In informational texts, describe the relationship between a series of events, ideas, concepts, or steps in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect. (RI)
NY.3SL. 3rd Grade Speaking and Listening
Comprehension and Collaboration
3SL2. Determine the main ideas and supporting details or information presented in diverse texts and formats (e.g., including visual, quantitative, and oral).