This comprehension page correlates with the text Amazing Bird Nests as found in the Scott Foresman Reading Street 2013 curriculum. After reading this text with your students, they can complete this close reading page. You can use this product to assess students’ reading comprehension and ability to reread texts “like a detective” to find evidence to support their ideas. This product can be used to practice and assess the following Common Core standards:
3.RL.1 Key Ideas and Details: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
3.RL.9 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: Compare and contrast the themes, settings and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters.
3.RL.3 Key Ideas and Details: Describe characters in a story and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
3.RL.10 Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: Read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas and poetry at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
3.L.1i Conventions of Standard English: Produce simple, compound and complex sentences.
3.L.2a Conventions of Standard English: Capitalize appropriate words.
3.L.2c Conventions of Standard English: Use commas and quotation marks in dialogue.