Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks
MA.RI.3. Grade 3 Reading Standards for Informational Text [RI]
Key Ideas and Details
RI.3.3. Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, mathematical ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
RI.3.8. Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).