Third Grade Essential Reading Skills

By the end of 3rd grade, with at least 80% accuracy,all students will…

- Ask and answer questions by looking back in the text and site the evidence.

- Summarize the main idea.

- Use supporting details in fiction and non-fiction.

- Describe a character’s feelings and actions throughout the text.

- Determine the meaning of words and phrases.

- Read and understand stories, plays, and poetry.

- Explain cause and effect through sequencing.

- Identify personal point of view and the author’s point of view.