3.RC.NF.6b Describe the relationship between a series of events, concepts, steps, or procedures in historical, scientific, or technical texts, using words that pertains to comparison, sequence, or cause/effect.
3.VD.AV.3 Acquire and use general academic and content-specific words and phrases occurring in grade-level reading and content, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., She stood behind the door before she entered the room). Use these words in discussions and writing.
3.RS.IP Inquiry Process to Build, Present, and Use Knowledge
3.RS.IP.1 Conduct short research tasks to take some action or share findings orally or in writing by gathering and recording information on a specific topic from reference texts or through interviews, and using text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information efficiently.
3.RS.DR.2 Read a series of texts organized around a variety of conceptually related topics to build knowledge about the world. (These texts should be at a range of complexity levels so students can read the texts independently, with peers, or with modest support.)
3.W.RW.1 Develop flexibility in writing by routinely engaging in the production of shorter and longer pieces for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences. This could include, among others, summaries, reflections, descriptions, letters, and poetry, etc.
3.W.RW.2 Write arguments that introduce the topic, express an opinion supported with facts, details, and reasons, and provide a concluding statement.