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Tennessee Standards for Third Grade English Language Arts

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TN.0301. English Language Arts (0301)

0301.1. Language

Checks for Understanding (Formative/Summative Assessment)
0301.1.1. Know and use appropriately the meaning, forms, and functions of nouns (including nouns as subjects and objects, singular, plural, and possessives), pronouns (including subject and object pronouns, substitution for nouns, agreement with antecedents), verbs (including past, present, and future tenses; irregular verb; agreement with simple and compound subjects), adjectives (including vivid descriptive words, comparative/superlative, articles), and adverbs (including common formation and placement in a sentence).
0301.1.10. Apply correct orthographic patterns (e.g., consonant doubling, changing ''y'' to ''i'', dropping the final silent ''e'' before adding the suffix).
0301.1.11. Arrange and identify words in alphabetical order for practical purposes occurring in everyday life (e.g., lists, phone directory).
0301.1.13. Recognize sentence types--statements, questions, commands, and exclamations--and apply appropriate end marks when writing and vocal intonation when speaking.
0301.1.14. Identify the subject and predicate of a sentence (simple and compound).
0301.1.15. Recognize complete sentences and sentence fragments; edit appropriately.
0301.1.17. Continue to maintain and develop the ability to distinguish sounds and sound patterns within words.
0301.1.19. Define and recognize word synonyms and antonyms.
0301.1.2. Recognize and avoid errors in Standard English usage (e.g., to/too/two, their/there/they're).
0301.1.20. Use a variety of previously learned strategies to determine the meanings of unfamiliar words.
0301.1.3. Know and apply the rules for capitalization (e.g., names, dates, cities and states, addresses, holidays, titles of books, first word in a sentence, proper nouns, titles, abbreviations, parts of a friendly letter, first word in a direct quotation).
0301.1.4. Understand and use standard marks of punctuation (e.g., end punctuation; periods in initials, abbreviations, and titles before names; colon between hour and minutes; parts of a letter).
0301.1.6. Recognize the correct use of apostrophes in contractions and possessives.
0301.1.7. Spell correctly high-frequency and commonly misspelled words appropriate to grade level.
0301.1.8. Form and spell contractions, plurals, and possessives.
0301.1.9. Abbreviate words correctly.
Grade Level Expectations
GLE 0301.1.1. Demonstrate knowledge of Standard English usage, mechanics, and spelling.
GLE 0301.1.2. Demonstrate knowledge of strategies and resources to determine the definition, pronunciation, and usage of words and phrases.
State Performance Indicators
SPI 0301.1.1. Identify the correct use of nouns (i.e., as subjects, singular and plural) within context.
SPI 0301.1.10. Identify declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory sentences by recognizing appropriate end marks.
SPI 0301.1.11. Rearrange and identify words in alphabetical order (e.g., lists, phone directory).
SPI 0301.1.12. Choose correctly (or incorrectly) spelled words in context.
SPI 0301.1.13. Recognize grade level compound words, contractions, and common abbreviations within context.
SPI 0301.1.14. Recognize usage errors occurring within context (i.e., double negatives, troublesome words: to/too/two; their/there/they're).
SPI 0301.1.15. Recognize root words and their various inflections (e.g., walks, walking, walked).
SPI 0301.1.16. Determine word meanings using prefixes, suffixes and/or context clues.
SPI 0301.1.17. Select appropriate synonyms and antonyms within context.
SPI 0301.1.18. Distinguish individual sounds, including consonant blends, within words.
SPI 0301.1.19. Recognize grade appropriate vocabulary, including multiple-meaning words, within context.
SPI 0301.1.2. Identify the correct use of verbs (i.e. present, past, and future tense) within context.
SPI 0301.1.20. Determine word meaning through context clues.
SPI 0301.1.3. Identify the correct use of adjectives (i.e., comparative and superlative) within context.
SPI 0301.1.4. Identify correctly used capital letters in names, dates, and addresses.
SPI 0301.1.5. Select the simple subject and predicate of a sentence.
SPI 0301.1.7. Recognize correct capitalization and end punctuation within context.
SPI 0301.1.8. Choose the correct formation of contractions and plurals within context.

0301.3. Writing

Checks for Understanding (Formative/Summative Assessment)
0301.3.11. Using complete sentences, develop a logical, coherent paragraph with a topic sentence, supporting details, and a concluding sentence.
0301.3.14. Use resources (e.g., dictionary, thesaurus, computer) to aid in the writing process.
0301.3.3. Write friendly letters.
0301.3.8. Use all steps in the writing process: brainstorm and organize ideas, create a first draft, revise and proofread draft, share completed work.
Grade Level Expectations
GLE 0301.3.3. Know and apply the steps of the writing process: prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, evaluating, and publishing.
State Performance Indicators
SPI 0301.3.4. Choose a supporting sentence that best fits the context and flow of ideas in a paragraph.
SPI 0301.3.6. Rearrange sentences to form a sequential, coherent paragraph.
SPI 0301.3.7. Choose the most specific word to complete a simple sentence.

0301.4. Research

Checks for Understanding (Formative/Summative Assessment)
0301.4.3. Use reference materials (e.g., dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, and encyclopedia).

0301.5. Logic

Checks for Understanding (Formative/Summative Assessment)
0301.5.4. Draw inferences and adjust predictions during reading.
0301.5.5. Draw conclusions based on evidence acquired during reading.
Grade Level Expectations
GLE 0301.5.2. Use learned logic skills to make inferences and draw conclusions in a variety of oral and written contexts.
State Performance Indicators
SPI 0301.5.1. Draw appropriate inferences and conclusions from text.
SPI 0301.5.2. Distinguish between fact and opinion within text.
SPI 0301.5.3. Identify stated cause/effect relationships in text.
SPI 0301.5.4. Determine sequence of events in text.

0301.6. Informational Text

Checks for Understanding (Formative/Summative Assessment)
0301.6.1. Develop and use pre-reading strategies (e.g., identify a purpose for reading {for information, for enjoyment, for understanding a writer's position}, make predictions using text features {illustrations, graphics}, preview text using illustrations, graphics, text format, text structures, and skimming).
0301.6.2. Demonstrate strategies for determining meaning while reading (e.g., formulate clarifying questions, predict outcomes, create a mental image).
0301.6.3. Check for understanding after reading (e.g., draw conclusions based on evidence gained while reading).
0301.6.4. Identify the main idea and supporting details in text.
0301.6.5. Distinguish between fiction and nonfiction.
0301.6.6. Use text features to locate information (e.g., charts, tables of contents, maps and legends, illustrations).
0301.6.7. Follow multi-tasked instructions in informational and technical texts (e.g., follow a recipe, complete assembly instructions).
Grade Level Expectations
GLE 0301.6.2. Recognize the different features of informational texts (e.g., separate text boxes, diagrams, captions, charts, graphs).
State Performance Indicators
SPI 0301.6.2. Identify the stated main idea in a reading selection.
SPI 0301.6.3. Indicate which illustration or graphic best supports a particular text.
SPI 0301.6.4. Locate information using available text features (e.g., charts, maps, graphics).
SPI 0301.6.5. Recognize the parts of a book (e.g., glossary, table of contents).
SPI 0301.6.6. From a list of statements, locate the factual statements from the fictional ones.
SPI 0301.6.7. Arrange a set of instructions in a sequential, step-by-step order.

0301.8. Literature

Checks for Understanding (Formative/Summative Assessment)
0301.8.1. Develop and use pre-reading strategies (e.g., identify a purpose for reading {for information, for enjoyment, for understanding a writer's position}, make predictions using text features {illustrations, graphics}, preview text using illustrations, graphics, text format, text structures, and skimming).
0301.8.10. Explore the use of language in literary texts (e.g., rhythm, beat, imagery, simile, and metaphor).
0301.8.11. Identify and produce rhyming words.
0301.8.14. Read longer narrative and expository text independently, including chapter books.
0301.8.2. Demonstrate strategies for determining meaning while reading (e.g., formulate clarifying questions, predict outcomes, create a mental image).
0301.8.3. Check for understanding after reading (e.g., draw conclusions based on evidence gained while reading, identify the stated or implied main idea).
0301.8.6. Recognize varying forms of text (e.g., poems {lines and stanzas}, plays {acts, stage directions}, novels {chapters}).
0301.8.7. Read and review various literary genres (e.g., short stories, fairy tales, folktales, poetry, plays, and nonfiction).
0301.8.8. Define and identify setting, characters (including main and minor characters), and plot (including sequence of events).
Grade Level Expectations
GLE 0301.8.3. Learn basic characteristics of literary genres.
GLE 0301.8.4. Explore basic literary terms (e.g., setting, point of view, simile, metaphor, rhythm).
State Performance Indicators
SPI 0301.8.1. Identify and/or select rhyming words.
SPI 0301.8.2. Identify setting, characters, and plot in a reading selection.
SPI 0301.8.3. Identify forms of text as poems, plays, or stories.
SPI 0301.8.4. Recognize basic plot features of fairy tales, folk tales, fables, and myths.
SPI 0301.8.5. Identify the author's purpose (e.g., to entertain, to inform, to describe, to share feelings).
SPI 0301.8.6. Determine the problem in a story and recognize its solution.

TN.1.0. Reading: The student will develop the reading and listening skills necessary for word recognition, comprehension, interpretation, analysis, evaluation, and appreciation of print and nonprint text.

Accomplishments:

3.1.03. Demonstrate knowledge of concepts of print.
3.1.03.a. Recognize that groups of sentences make a paragraph and paragraphs make a story or article.
3.1.03.b. Recognize and use parts of text (e.g., title, table of contents, glossary and index).
3.1.03.c. Recognize and use common text features (e.g., headings, key words, graphics).
3.1.03.d. Recognize different forms of text (e.g., poems, plays and stories).
3.1.04. Develop and maintain phonemic awareness.
3.1.04.c. Identify and produce rhyming words and original poems.
3.1.05. Develop and use decoding strategies.
3.1.05.b. Decode multi-syllabic words not yet known as sight words.
3.1.05.c. Use decoding strategies, such as sounding out words, comparing similar words, breaking words into smaller words, and looking for word parts (e.g., root words, prefixes, and suffixes).
3.1.05.d. Use previously learned strategies to decode and verify word meaning utilizing the context of the selection.
3.1.06. Read to develop fluency, expression, accuracy and confidence.
3.1.06.d. Reflect punctuation within written text while reading orally.
3.1.06.e. Demonstrate the automatic recognition of high frequency words.
3.1.07. Develop and extend reading vocabulary.
3.1.07.c. Determine word meaning using root words, prefixes, and suffixes.
3.1.07.d. Recognize and use compound words, contractions, and abbreviations.
3.1.07.e. Determine the meaning of unfamiliar words by using context clues, dictionaries, and other classroom resources.
3.1.07.f. Use antonyms and synonyms to facilitate understanding of words.
3.1.07.g. Use context clues to determine meaning of multi-meaning words.
3.1.08. Develop and use pre-reading strategies.
3.1.08.c. Make predictions using text features (e.g., illustrations and graphics).
3.1.08.d. Preview text using illustrations, graphics, text format, text structures and skimming.
3.1.09. Use active comprehension strategies to derive meaning while reading and check for understanding after reading.
3.1.09.a. Derive meaning while reading by
3.1.09.a.2. Predicting outcomes based upon prior knowledge and adjust as knowledge is gained while reading.
3.1.09.b. Check for understanding after reading
3.1.09.b.1. Drawing conclusions based on evidence gained while reading.3.1.09.b.2. Sequencing story events and/or text information.3.1.09.b.3. Recognizing cause and effect relationships in text.3.1.09.b.5. Distinguishing between fact and opinion.3.1.09.b.6. Recognizing the stated/ implied main idea of the text3.1.09.b.7. Discussing author's purpose for writing.
3.1.10. Introduce informational skills to facilitate learning.
3.1.10.c. Use text referenced material (e.g., dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, magazines, and newspapers).
3.1.11. Develop skills to facilitate reading to learn in a variety of content areas.
3.1.11.a. Develop and maintain content specific vocabulary.
3.1.11.b. Use text features to locate information (e.g., charts, tables of contents, maps, illustrations).
3.1.12. Read independently for a variety of purposes.
3.1.12.c. Read to perform a task.
3.1.13. Experience various literary and media genres.
3.1.13.a. Read and view various literary (e.g., short stories, fairy tales, non-fiction texts, biographies, folktales, and poetry) and media (e.g., photographs, the arts, films, video) genres.
3.1.13.c. Define and identify setting.
3.1.13.d. Define and identify the characters.
3.1.13.e. Differentiate between main and minor characters.
3.1.13.f. Determine the problem in a story, discover its solution, and consider alternate solutions.
3.1.13.g. Identify types of stories (e.g., folktales, fables, fairy tales).
3.1.13.i. Explore the ways in which language is used in literary texts (e.g., rhythm, beat, imagery, simile, and metaphor).

Learning Expectations:

1.10. Introduce informational skills to facilitate learning.
1.11. Develop skills to facilitate reading to learn in a variety of content areas.
1.13. Experience various literary genres.

Performance Indicators State:

At Level 1, the student is able to
3.1.spi.1. Identify and/or select rhyming words.
3.1.spi.2. Distinguish individual sounds, including consonant blends, within words.
3.1.spi.3. Recognize parts of a book (e.g,. glossary, table of contents).
3.1.spi.4. Identify setting, characters, and plot in a reading selection.
At Level 2, the student is able to
3.1.spi.10. Identify different forms of text as poems, plays, or stories.
3.1.spi.11. Identify the stated main idea of a reading selection.
3.1.spi.12. Identify stated cause and effect relationships in text.
3.1.spi.13. Distinguish between fact and opinion within text.
3.1.spi.14. Determine sequence of events in a story.
3.1.spi.15. Recognize basic plot features of fairy tales, folk tales, fables and myths.
3.1.spi.16. Recognize grade appropriate vocabulary within context.
3.1.spi.5. Recognize root words and their various inflections (e.g., walks, walking, walked).
3.1.spi.6. Determine word meaning within context using prefixes and suffixes.
3.1.spi.7. Recognize grade level compound words, contractions, and common abbreviations within context.
3.1.spi.8. Select appropriate synonyms and antonyms within context.
3.1.spi.9. Determine word meanings through the use of context clues.
At Level 3, the student is able to
3.1.spi.17. Determine correct meaning/usage of multiple-meaning words.
3.1.spi.19. Determine appropriate inferences from text.
3.1.spi.20. Recognize how illustrations support the text.
3.1.spi.21. Select information using available text features (e.g., maps, charts, and graphics).
3.1.spi.22. Determine the problem in a story and recognize its solution.

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