School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Curriculum: Reading/ELA, Grade 3

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

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Standard 3.0 Comprehension of Literary Text

Indicator 3. Use elements of narrative texts to facilitate understanding

Objective e. Identify and explain relationships between and among characters, setting, and events

Assessment limit: In the text or a portion of the text or across multiple texts

Selected Response Item

Read this story titled "A Real Grandma." Then answer the question below.

Why does Beth wonder if her grandma is a real grandma?

  1. Beth does not know her grandma very well.
  2. Grandma does not have time to spend with Beth.
  3. Beth does not have fun at her grandmother's house.
  4. Grandma does not act like the grandmothers in Beth's books.
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Correct Answer:
D

Resources for Objective 3.A.3.e:
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