Do your students struggle with comprehension? Would a comprehension power goals help your students? This packet is a step by step resource that will help your
students gradually grow so that they are able to determine the central message/moral of stories. They will progress through the following sequence: task cards, short
stories, picture books, and chapter books. All the activities will focus on helping your students learn to retell and define morals in stories. An assessment is provided at the end to help show you if your students have mastered this standard.
3.L.2 Retell and Lessons
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Task Cards-4 Short Stories
Practice Passage– Story: Charley and the Cookies
White Picture Book List
Retell Spinner Activity
Picture Book Questions: Miss Rumphius by B. Cooney
Chapter Book Questions: Chocolate Touch by B. Catling
White Chapter Book List
Own Book Graphic Organizer
Assessment: The Letter Home
All activities are aligned with ELA Standards for Third Grade. Perfect to use with your White readers.These materials are aligned to, not created by, American Reading Company®.