This fun story details a day in the life of the pets when the owner goes to work. Barney and Kitty throw a dance party and clean up before their owner comes home. The Lexile level is 740, which places it in the third grade range. There are 7 written response or short answer items and 3 multiple choice items. It can be used to assess RL.3.1; RL.3.3; and RL.3.4. An instructional page with the necessary skills and vocabulary for each standard is included with the number of the assessment items that are aligned to each skill. This can be used as a formative assessment, a summative assessment, or as a lesson.
Common Core Grade 3 Reading Literature RL.3.1 RL.3.3 RL.3.4
by Wendy Shirey
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