Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards
MD.RL. Standards for Reading Literature (RL)
Key Ideas and Details
RL2.CCR. Anchor Standard: Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
3.RL2. 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.RL2.2. Restate, retell, paraphrase, and/or summarize the text and/or parts of the text either orally or in writing (See CCSS RL.4.2; W.4.9; SL.3.4, 6): Differentiate between key and minor details and events from the beginning, middle, and end of a literary text (See CCSS RI.3.2); Identify and explain the elements of a story (e.g., character(s), setting, problem, solution, sequence of events); Identify and explain plot-based relationships, including sequence/chronology, problem/solution, cause/effect (See CCSS RI.3.2).
MD.RI. Standards for Reading Informational Text (RI)
Key Ideas and Details
RI3.CCR. Anchor Standard: Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of text.
3.RI3. 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.
3.RI3.1. Connect and explain types of relationships, including chronology, sequence, cause/effect (See CCSS RL.3.2).
3.RI3.5. Apply academic and domain-specific vocabulary to discuss and/or write about types of relationships, including chronology, sequence, cause/effect (See CCSS L.3.6).
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
RI8.CCR. Anchor Standard: Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
3.RI8. Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).
3.RI8.1. Explain basic relationships, including comparison, cause/effect, sequence.