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Using the State Curriculum: Reading/ELA, Grade 3

Reading/ELA | Informational | Literary | Writing | Language | Listening | Speaking

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Standard 2.0 Comprehension of Informational Text

Indicator 2. Identify and use text features to facilitate understanding of informational texts

Objective c. Use informational aids such as introductions and overviews, materials lists, timelines, captions, glossed words, labels, numbered steps, pronunciation key, transition words, boxed text

Assessment limit: In the text or a portion of the text

Selected Response Item

Read this invitation to a special party. Then answer the question below.

The box "You Are Invited!" is important because it —

  1. helps a reader understand how collecting works
  2. tells about the Rockburg Children's Museum
  3. gives all of the main facts about the party
  4. explains how to get to Baker Street

Correct Answer:

Resources for Objective 2.A.2.c:
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