Nebraska Standards 3rd Grade ELA Activities
Printable Third Grade English Language Arts Worksheets and Study Guides.
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NE.LA 3.1 Reading: Students will learn and apply reading skills and strategies to comprehend text.
LA 3.1.3 Word Analysis: Students will use knowledge of phonetic and structural analysis to read, write, and spell grade-level text.
LA 3.1.3.a Use advanced sound/spelling patterns (e.g., special vowel spellings , multi-syllable words) to read, write, and spell
LA 3.1.3.b Use word structure to read text (e.g., prefixes/suffixes, compound words, contractions, syllabication, derivation)
LA 3.1.4 Fluency: Students will develop accuracy, phrasing, and expression while reading grade-level text.
LA 3.1.4.c Demonstrate conversational tone (e.g., volume, emphasis) and use of punctuation to reflect meaning of text
LA 3.1.5 Vocabulary: Students will build literary, general academic, and content specific grade level vocabulary.
LA 3.1.5.a Apply word structure elements, known words, and word patterns to determine meaning (e.g., contractions, plurals, possessives, basic parts of speech, compounds, syllables)
LA 3.1.5.c Apply context clues (e.g., word, phrase, and sentence clues, re-reading) and text features (e.g., table of contents, maps, charts, font/format styles) to help infer meaning of unknown words
LA 3.1.5.d Identify semantic relationships (e.g., patterns and categories, synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, multiple meanings)
LA 3.1.5.e Identify meaning using print and digital reference materials (e.g., dictionary, glossary)
LA 3.1.5.f Locate words in reference materials (e.g., alphabetical order, guide words)
LA 3.1.6 Comprehension: Students will extract and construct meaning using prior knowledge, applying text information, and monitoring comprehension while reading grade-level text.
LA 3.1.6.a Identify author's purpose(s) (e.g. explain, entertain, inform, persuade) to support text comprehension
LA 3.1.6.b Identify elements of narrative text (e.g., characters, setting, plot, point of view)
LA 3.1.6.c Retell and summarize narrative text including characters, setting, and plot with supporting details
LA 3.1.6.d Identify literary devices and explain the ways in which language is used (e.g., simile, alliteration, onomatopoeia, imagery, rhythm)
LA 3.1.6.e Retell and summarize the main idea from informational text using supporting details
LA 3.1.6.g Apply knowledge of text features to locate information and gain meaning from a text (e.g., table of contents, maps, charts, illustrations, headings, captions, font/format styles)
LA 3.1.6.h Describe the defining characteristics of narrative and informational genres (e.g., folk tales, poetry, historical fiction, biographies, chapter books, textbooks)
LA 3.1.6.i Use narrative or informational text to develop a multi-cultural perspective
LA 3.1.6.j Generate and/or answer literal, inferential, and critical questions, supporting answers using prior knowledge and literal and inferential information from the text
LA 3.1.6.n Make and confirm/modify predictions before, during, and after reading (e.g., captions, headings, character traits, personal experience)
LA 3.1.6.o Use examples and details in a text to make inferences about a story or situation
NE.LA 3.2 Writing: Students will learn and apply writing skills and strategies to communicate.
LA 3.2.1 Writing Process: Students will apply the writing process to plan, draft, revise, edit, and publish writing using correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and other standard conventions appropriate for grade level.
LA 3.2.1.a Use prewriting activities and inquiry tools to generate and organize information (e.g., sketch, brainstorm, web, free write, graphic organizer, storyboarding, and word processing tools)
LA 3.2.1.b Generate a draft by:
LA 3.2.1.b.1. Selecting and organizing ideas relevant to topic, purpose, and genre
LA 3.2.1.b.2. Composing paragraphs with grammatically correct sentences of varying length, and complexity, and type (e.g., declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory)
LA 3.2.1.b.3. Developing paragraphs with topic sentences and supporting facts and details
LA 3.2.1.c Revise to improve writing (e.g., quality of ideas, organization, sentence fluency, word choice, voice)
LA 3.2.2 Writing Genres: Students will write for a variety of purposes and audiences in multiple genres.
LA 3.2.2.c Write considering typical characteristics of a selected genre (e.g., variety of poems, friendly letter, how-to books)
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