This packet contains three nonfiction passages: one about the founders of Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Company, one about the vanilla bean, and one about ring-tailed lemurs. There are a total of 20 multiple choice questions to go along with the reading. A teacher answer key is included. This packet works great for test prep purposes and addresses the following Common Core Standards for 3rd grade English language arts:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers
• CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.