Tennessee Academic Standards for Third Grade English Language Arts

Antonyms
FreeAntonyms are words that mean the opposite, or nearly the opposite, as other words. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1
Author's Purpose
the author's purpose is the reason that he or she had for writing the text. Some authors' purposes are to inform, entertain or persuade. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1
Author/Title of Well Known Literature
Authors and titles of well known literature as well as other background knowledge. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Capitalization/Punctuation
How Should a Sentence End? A sentence should end with a punctuation mark: period (.) for a statement. Question mark (?) for a question. Exclamation point (!) for a sentence that shows excitement. Read more...iWorksheets: 6Study Guides: 1
Cause/Effect
An action that results in something else happening is called the cause. The result of an action is called the effect. In real-life order, the cause happens first. Read more...iWorksheets: 6Study Guides: 1
Charts/Maps/Graphic Organizers
FreeMaps, charts, graphs, and diagrams are graphics that contain information. Read more...iWorksheets: 6Study Guides: 1
Combining Sentences
Write correctly complete sentences of statement, command, question, or exclamation, with final punctuation. Declarative, Imperative and Exclamatory. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Complete & Incomplete Sentences
Students demonstrate an understanding of the structures of the English language Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Consonant Blends
What are Consonant Blends? Consonant blends are two or more letters that work together. When a word is sounded out, both of the letters in a consonant blend are heard. For example, in the word small, the s and the m are blended together in sounding the sm. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1
Double Negatives and Homophones
Homophones are words that sound the same, but have different spellings and different meanings. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1
Fact/Fiction/Opinion
A fact can be proven. An opinion is the way that someone feels about a subject and it cannot be proven. Being able to tell the difference between a fact and an opinion will improve your reading comprehension. Read more...iWorksheets: 7Study Guides: 1
Friendly Letter
There are five parts in a friendly letter. The parts of a friendly letter are the heading, the greeting, the body, the closing, and the signature. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1
Inference
What is an Inference? An inference is a Reading skill. When the reader puts together his or her life experiences with the words of the author, he or she is using inferencing skills. A student who uses inferencing skills can read between the lines to figure out what the author means. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1
Maps, Charts, Graphs, and Diagrams
Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Problem/Solution
The problem of a story is the trouble or difficulty in which the main character of a story find himself or herself.
The solution of a story is the way that the character or characters in the story figure out or solve the problem of the story. Read more...
iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1
R Controlled Vowels
R-controlled vowels are vowels in which the r following the vowel changes the sound of the vowel. Sometimes, we call the r a bossy letter because it takes over and bosses the vowels around! Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1
Rules for Writing
Combining two simple sentences. Read more...iWorksheets: 7Study Guides: 1
Sequential Order
Sequential order is the order in which events really happened---real-life order Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1
Subject and Predicate
The subject of a sentence is who or what the sentence is about. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1
Syllable Patterns/Word Families
Word families are groups of words that have a common feature or pattern. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Synonyms
What are synonyms? Synonyms are words that mean the same, or nearly the same, as other words. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1
Topic Sentence
The topic of a paragraph is the word or words that tell what the paragraph is about. The topic should be related to all of the sentences in the paragraph. Being able to pick out the topic of the paragraph helps the reader to understand the meaning of the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1
Vowel Diphthongs
Vowel diphthongs are vowel letters whose sounds blend smoothly together. The same sounds can be spelled using different letters. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1
Writing Process
Prewrite, draft, revise, proofread, and edit. Read more...iWorksheets: 3

TN.FL. FOUNDATIONAL LITERACY STANDARDS

3.FL.PWR. Phonics and Word Recognition

3.FL.PWR.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills when decoding isolated words and in connected text.
3.FL.PWR.3.a. Identify and define the meaning of the most common prefixes and derivational suffixes.
Word Meaning with Prefixes/Suffixes
Prefixes are letters placed before a root word which change the meaning of the root word. Suffixes are letters placed after the root word which change the meaning of the root word. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Decoding Strategies
Decoding means to convert (a coded message) into intelligible language. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Suffixes
A suffix is a letter or group of letters added to the end of a word to change its meaning. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Prefixes
A prefix is any letter or group of letters Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Roots/Prefixes/Suffixes
What are Root Words, Prefixes, and Suffixes? A root word is a word with no prefixes or suffixes added to it. A root word is the basic element, the base, of a word. A prefix is added to the beginning of a root word to form a new word. A suffix is added to the ending of a root word to form a new word. Adding a prefix or suffix to a root word can change the meaning of that root word. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1
3.FL.PWR.3.c. Decode multi-syllable words.
Phonics
Phonics is a method of teaching people to read by correlating sounds with symbols in an alphabetic writing system. Read more...iWorksheets :3
3.FL.PWR.3.d. Read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
Frequently Misspelled Words
Words that are often misspelled and some hints to help you spell them. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1

3.FL.WC. Word Composition

3.FL.WC.4. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills when encoding words; write legibly.
3.FL.WC.4.b. Use conventional spelling for high frequency words, including irregular words.
High Frequency Words I
High frequency words are words that you may come across often when reading. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
High Frequency Words II
High frequency words are words that you may come across often when reading. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
Syllables/Spelling Patterns
Words can be divided into syllables Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Sight Words II
Sight words are the words a second grader should be able to recognize instantly and spell easily. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
High Frequency Words I
What are High Frequency Words? High frequency words are the sight words you need to know instantly. You do not need to sound them out or look them up in a dictionary. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
High Frequency Words II
High frequency words are the words you need to recognize instantly. You do not have to figure them out, sound them out, or look them up in a dictionary. You just need to know them instantly. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Sight Words IV
What are sight words? Sight words are the words every second grader should be able to read quickly and spell easily. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Sight Words III
Sight words are words a second grader should be able to read quickly and spell easily. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Sight Words I
Appropriate words for spelling and definitions for 2nd graders Read more...iWorksheets :3
Frequently Misspelled Words
Words that are often misspelled and some hints to help you spell them. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
High Frequency Words II
High frequency words are those words that a third grader should be able to read quickly, without sounding them out. They appear often in stories and books read by third graders. High frequency words are also known as sight words. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
High Frequency Words I
High frequency words are those words that a third grader should be able to read quickly, without sounding them out. They appear often in stories and books read by third graders. High frequency words are also known as sight words. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1

3.FL.SC. Sentence Composition

3.FL.SC.6. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when speaking and conventions of standard English grammar and usage, including capitalization and punctuation, when writing.
3.FL.SC.6.a. Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs as used in general and in particular sentences.
Nouns
Noun is a word that refers to a person, place, thing, event, substance, or quality Read more...iWorksheets :3
Grammar
Grammar is the subject which tells how to speak and write correctly. It is a set of rules that define the structure of a language. Here are some grammar rules you should know. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Vocabulary
What are Adjectives, Adverbs, Antonyms, Synonyms, and Homographs? An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. An adverb can tell you how, where, or when something is done. Antonyms are words that mean the opposite of each other. Synonyms are words that have almost the same meaning. Homographs are words that have more than one definition. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Nouns
A noun is a word used to identify any of a class of people, places, or things, or to name a particular one of these. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Adjectives/Adverbs/Particles
What is adverb? An adverb is a word or an expression that modifies or qualifies an adjective, verb, or other adverb or a word group, expressing a relation of place, time, circumstance, manner, cause, degree, level of certainty, answering questions such as how?, in what way?, when?, where?, and to what extent? Read more...iWorksheets :3
Verbs
A verb is a word that shows action or state of being. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Adjectives/Adverbs/Vivid Language
What is an Adjective? An adjective is a word that describes a noun. When an adjective is added to a noun, the sentence becomes more interesting. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1
3.FL.SC.6.b. Form and use regular and irregular plural nouns.
Nouns
Noun is a word that refers to a person, place, thing, event, substance, or quality Read more...iWorksheets :3
Verb Endings
Verbs may change their spelling according to which tense is being used. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Grammar
Grammar is the subject which tells how to speak and write correctly. It is a set of rules that define the structure of a language. Here are some grammar rules you should know. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Plurals
Regular and irregular plural nouns. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Spelling Words
Why is Spelling Important? It is important to spell words correctly when writing. There are some words that are difficult to learn and to remember how to spell correctly. Homonyms, plurals, and possessive words are often difficult to remember how to spell correctly. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Plurals
Plurals is the grammatical category in nouns, pronouns, and verbs that refers to more than one thing. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Plural Ending -es
Plural endings adding -es for words ending in sh, ch, x, and z. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
3.FL.SC.6.d. Form and use regular and irregular verbs.
Grammar
Grammar is the subject which tells how to speak and write correctly. It is a set of rules that define the structure of a language. Here are some grammar rules you should know. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Verbs
A verb is a word that shows action or state of being. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
3.FL.SC.6.f. Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.
Grammar Skills
Subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Subject/Verb Agreement
Subject/verb agreement and prepositional phrases. Read more...iWorksheets :3
3.FL.SC.6.g. Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs correctly.
Grammar
Grammar is the subject which tells how to speak and write correctly. It is a set of rules that define the structure of a language. Here are some grammar rules you should know. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Vocabulary
What are Adjectives, Adverbs, Antonyms, Synonyms, and Homographs? An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. An adverb can tell you how, where, or when something is done. Antonyms are words that mean the opposite of each other. Synonyms are words that have almost the same meaning. Homographs are words that have more than one definition. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Adjectives/Adverbs/Particles
What is adverb? An adverb is a word or an expression that modifies or qualifies an adjective, verb, or other adverb or a word group, expressing a relation of place, time, circumstance, manner, cause, degree, level of certainty, answering questions such as how?, in what way?, when?, where?, and to what extent? Read more...iWorksheets :3
Adjectives/Adverbs/Vivid Language
What is an Adjective? An adjective is a word that describes a noun. When an adjective is added to a noun, the sentence becomes more interesting. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1
3.FL.SC.6.k. Use commas in addresses.
Capitalization/Punctuation
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1
3.FL.SC.6.m. Form and use possessives.
Nouns
Noun is a word that refers to a person, place, thing, event, substance, or quality Read more...iWorksheets :3
Grammar
Grammar is the subject which tells how to speak and write correctly. It is a set of rules that define the structure of a language. Here are some grammar rules you should know. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Spelling Words
Why is Spelling Important? It is important to spell words correctly when writing. There are some words that are difficult to learn and to remember how to spell correctly. Homonyms, plurals, and possessive words are often difficult to remember how to spell correctly. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Nouns
A noun is a word used to identify any of a class of people, places, or things, or to name a particular one of these. Read more...iWorksheets :3
3.FL.SC.6.n. Write a cohesive paragraph with a main idea and detailed structure.
Coherent Paragraphs
A paragraph is a group of sentences about one topic. The sentences are related to each other, and they make sense. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Extraneous Details
Extraneous details are details that are not necessary to include in a particular paragraph. They are details that are NOT related to the theme of a paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Vivid Language in Writing
A topic sentence supports or develops the theme or main idea of a paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
Unnecessary Information
What is unnecessary information? When you write a paragraph, story, or report you must include all important information. Sometimes writers put in too much information. It is important to know what to include ad what to leave out. The unnecessary information is any part that does not belong. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1

3.FL.VA. Vocabulary Acquisition

FL.VA.7. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
3.FL.VA.7a. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
3.FL.VA.7a.i. Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Vocabulary
What are Adjectives, Adverbs, Antonyms, Synonyms, and Homographs? An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. An adverb can tell you how, where, or when something is done. Antonyms are words that mean the opposite of each other. Synonyms are words that have almost the same meaning. Homographs are words that have more than one definition. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Context Clues
Identify the meaning of unknown words by text surrounding word. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Decoding Strategies
Decoding means to convert (a coded message) into intelligible language. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Context Clues
Context cluesare hints found in a text that may help to figure out the meaning of a difficult word. A context clue might be in the same sentence, the sentence before, or the sentence after the difficult word. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
Context Clues
What are Context Clues? When you are reading, you will come to words you do not know. You can learn the meaning of those words by looking for the clues in the sentence around that word. The clues will help you understand the meaning of the new word even if you cannot pronounce it. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
3.FL.VA.7a.ii. Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word.
Word Meaning with Prefixes/Suffixes
Prefixes are letters placed before a root word which change the meaning of the root word. Suffixes are letters placed after the root word which change the meaning of the root word. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Decoding Strategies
Decoding means to convert (a coded message) into intelligible language. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Suffixes
A suffix is a letter or group of letters added to the end of a word to change its meaning. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Prefixes
A prefix is any letter or group of letters Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Roots/Prefixes/Suffixes
What are Root Words, Prefixes, and Suffixes? A root word is a word with no prefixes or suffixes added to it. A root word is the basic element, the base, of a word. A prefix is added to the beginning of a root word to form a new word. A suffix is added to the ending of a root word to form a new word. Adding a prefix or suffix to a root word can change the meaning of that root word. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1
3.FL.VA.7a.iii. Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root.
Root Words/Prefixes/Suffixes
When the ending, or inflection, is taken away from a word, the word that remains is called the root word or base word. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
Decoding Strategies
Decoding means to convert (a coded message) into intelligible language. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Multiple Meaning
Words with multiple meanings are words with more than one meaning. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Root Words
What are Root Words? Root words are sometimes called base words. A root word is the smallest form of a word before it has anything added to it. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Roots/Prefixes/Suffixes
What are Root Words, Prefixes, and Suffixes? A root word is a word with no prefixes or suffixes added to it. A root word is the basic element, the base, of a word. A prefix is added to the beginning of a root word to form a new word. A suffix is added to the ending of a root word to form a new word. Adding a prefix or suffix to a root word can change the meaning of that root word. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1
3.FL.VA.7a.iv. Use glossaries or beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.
Parts of a Book
Books have special parts to help you find information easily. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Dictionary/Thesaurus/Parts of a Book
Alphabetical order, table of contents, title, author, index, glossary. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Dictionary/Thesaurus
Alphabetical order, table of contents, title, author, index, glossary Read more...iWorksheets :3
Parts of a Book
FreeA book often has several parts that make finding information easier for readers. Read more...iWorksheets :8Study Guides :1
3.FL.VA.7c. Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and time relationships.
Content Vocabulary
Spelling in content areas including Math, Social Studies, Science, Technology, Art, and Music. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Challenge Words
What are some of the most difficult words a second grader must learn to spell? Here are some words you should know how to spell and some hints to help you remember. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Content Area Vocabulary
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to grade 4 topic or subject area. Read more...iWorksheets :3

TN.RL. READING STANDARDS - LITERATURE

3.RL.KID. Key Ideas and Details

R.KID.2. Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
3.RL.KID.2. 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.
Literary Genres
Literary genre is the grownup way of saying different kinds of writing. The word genre is pronounced zhan rah. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Genre
Historical fiction, Science fiction, biography, autobiography, folktale, fairy tale, and poetry. Read more...iWorksheets :3
R.KID.3. Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
3.RL.KID.3. Describe characters in a story and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Elements of Fiction
A character is a person in a story, novel, or play.
The setting in a story is where the story takes place.
The plot of a story is what goes on in the story. It's a series of events that gives story a meaning.
All of the above are elements of a fiction. Read more...
iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Literary Elements
Identify and interpret plot, character, setting, events, character motivations and actions. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Theme of Writing
Recognize theme or message of writing. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Story Elements
What are the Elements of a Story? Story elements are plot, setting, and characters. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1

3.RL.CS. Craft and Structure

R.CS.5. Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of a text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
3.RL.CS.5. Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part of a text builds on earlier sections.
Literary Genres
Literary genre is the grownup way of saying different kinds of writing. The word genre is pronounced zhan rah. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Genre
Historical fiction, Science fiction, biography, autobiography, folktale, fairy tale, and poetry. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Genre
A literary genre is a category of literary composition. Genres may be determined by literary technique, tone, content. The five major genres in literature are: Poetry, Drama, Prose, Fiction, Non-Fiction. Genres are often divided into subgenres. Read more...iWorksheets :3

3.RL.IKI. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

R.IKI.9. Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches an author takes.
3.RL.IKI.9. Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters.
Elements of Fiction
A character is a person in a story, novel, or play.
The setting in a story is where the story takes place.
The plot of a story is what goes on in the story. It's a series of events that gives story a meaning.
All of the above are elements of a fiction. Read more...
iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Main Idea
The main idea is the overall theme of a paragraph or section of a text. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Literary Elements
Identify and interpret plot, character, setting, events, character motivations and actions. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Theme of Writing
Recognize theme or message of writing. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Story Elements
What are the Elements of a Story? Story elements are plot, setting, and characters. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1

3.RL.RRTC. Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

R.RRTC.10. Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
3.RL.RRTC.10. Read and comprehend stories and poems at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Literary Genres
Literary genre is the grownup way of saying different kinds of writing. The word genre is pronounced zhan rah. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Genre
Historical fiction, Science fiction, biography, autobiography, folktale, fairy tale, and poetry. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Genre
A literary genre is a category of literary composition. Genres may be determined by literary technique, tone, content. The five major genres in literature are: Poetry, Drama, Prose, Fiction, Non-Fiction. Genres are often divided into subgenres. Read more...iWorksheets :3

TN.RI. READING STANDARDS – INFORMATIONAL TEXT

3.RI.KID. Key Ideas and Details

R.KID.1. Read closely to determine what a text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
3.RI.KID.1. Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as a basis for the answers.
Supporting Details
Supporting details support the main idea of a text. Supporting details tell you more about the main idea of the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Main Idea/Supporting Details
Main idea, supporting details, and irrelevant details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
R.KID.2. Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
3.RI.KID.2. Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Theme of Writing
Recognize theme or message of writing. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Supporting Details
Supporting details support the main idea of a text. Supporting details tell you more about the main idea of the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Main Idea/Supporting Details
Main idea, supporting details, and irrelevant details. Read more...iWorksheets :3
R.KID.3. Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
3.RI.KID.3. 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.
Literary Genres
Literary genre is the grownup way of saying different kinds of writing. The word genre is pronounced zhan rah. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Content Vocabulary
Spelling in content areas including Math, Social Studies, Science, Technology, Art, and Music. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Written Directions
Read and understand written directions. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Genre
Historical fiction, Science fiction, biography, autobiography, folktale, fairy tale, and poetry. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Science Vocabulary
Spelling and vocabulary words for second grade science Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Genre
A literary genre is a category of literary composition. Genres may be determined by literary technique, tone, content. The five major genres in literature are: Poetry, Drama, Prose, Fiction, Non-Fiction. Genres are often divided into subgenres. Read more...iWorksheets :3

3.RI.CS. Craft and Structure

R.CS.4. Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
3.RI.CS.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
Content Vocabulary
Spelling in content areas including Math, Social Studies, Science, Technology, Art, and Music. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Content Area Vocabulary
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to grade 4 topic or subject area. Read more...iWorksheets :3
R.CS.5. Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of a text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
3.RI.CS.5. Use text features to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.
Parts of a Book
Books have special parts to help you find information easily. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Dictionary/Thesaurus/Parts of a Book
Alphabetical order, table of contents, title, author, index, glossary. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Parts of a Book
FreeA book often has several parts that make finding information easier for readers. Read more...iWorksheets :8Study Guides :1
Text Features
The title of an article is called a headline. A headline usually tells the main idea of what the article is about. Headlines often grab your attention and make you want to read the article. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1

3.RI.IKI. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

R.IKI.7. Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse formats and media, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
3.RI.IKI.7. Use information gained from illustrations and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of a text.
Finding Information
How do Charts and Illustrations Help You? Charts and illustrations are special tools to help you find information easily. They are arranged in a way that puts all the information together so that it is clear and easy to read. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Main Idea
What is a Main Idea in a Visual Message? Pictures and actions send messages without words. Here are some you should know. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
R.IKI.8. 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.RI.IKI.8. Explain how reasons support specific points an author makes in a text.
Theme of Writing
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Supporting Details
Supporting details support the main idea of a text. Supporting details tell you more about the main idea of the text. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Main Idea/Supporting Details
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TN.W. WRITING STANDARDS

3.W.TTP. Text Types and Protocol

W.TTP.2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
3.W.TTP.2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information.
3.W.TTP.2.b. Group related information together, including illustrations when needed to provide clarity to the reader.
Coherent Paragraphs
A paragraph is a group of sentences about one topic. The sentences are related to each other, and they make sense. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Extraneous Details
Extraneous details are details that are not necessary to include in a particular paragraph. They are details that are NOT related to the theme of a paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Vivid Language in Writing
A topic sentence supports or develops the theme or main idea of a paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
Unnecessary Information
What is unnecessary information? When you write a paragraph, story, or report you must include all important information. Sometimes writers put in too much information. It is important to know what to include ad what to leave out. The unnecessary information is any part that does not belong. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
3.W.TTP.2.c. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.
Vivid Language in Writing
A topic sentence supports or develops the theme or main idea of a paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
3.W.TTP.2.d. Provide a conclusion.
Vivid Language in Writing
A topic sentence supports or develops the theme or main idea of a paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
3.W.TTP.2.e. Use linking words and phrases to connect ideas within categories of information.
Vivid Language in Writing
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W.TTP.3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
3.W.TTP.3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using an effective technique, such as descriptive details and clear event sequences.
3.W.TTP.3.c. Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order.
Vivid Language in Writing
A topic sentence supports or develops the theme or main idea of a paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
3.W.TTP.3.d. Provide a sense of closure.
Vivid Language in Writing
A topic sentence supports or develops the theme or main idea of a paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1

3.W.RBPK. Research to Build and Present Knowledge

W.RBPK.9. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
3.W.RBPK.9. Include evidence from literary or informational texts, applying grade 3 standards for reading.
Vivid Language in Writing
A topic sentence supports or develops the theme or main idea of a paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
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