Students will read an informational text titled "Be Glad You're Not a Cyclops" adapted from http://spaceplace.nasa.gov.
The story is followed by a series of multiple choice questions aligned with various strands of the CCSS Grade 3 English Language Arts Standards for Reading.
Those strands are:
RI.3.2 -- Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
RI.3.3 -- Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
RI.3.4 -- Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
RI.3.7 -- Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
RI.3.8 -- Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).
DOK – 1; Depth of Knowlege Level One: Recall
DOK – 2; Depth of Knowledge Level Two: Skill/Concept
DOK – 3; Depth of Knowledge Level Three: Strategic Thinking
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