Reading Comprehension Fundamentals, Grade 3EMC2423
Reading Comprehension Fundamentals provides you tools to target the reading skills and strategies with which students need the most help. The 35 skill-based units include fiction and nonfiction texts, a variety of practice activities, and a unit review.
The comprehensive units guide students to develop a deep understanding of each skill, strategy, and genre introduced with a simple “teach, practice, and assess” approach. Ample reading experiences and varied response formats help to improve students’ overall comprehension and test-taking skills.
|Third Grade Comprehension Activities for Nonfiction Texts||Third Grade Comprehension Activities for Fiction Texts|
|· Main Idea and Details||· Setting|
|· Text Features and Visual Information||· Plot|
|· Description||· Theme|
|· Cause and Effect||· Point of View|
|· Compare and Contrast||· Predict|
|· Sequence||· Vocabulary|
|· Problem and Solution||· Visual Information|
|· Predict||· Summarize|
|· Vocabulary||· Make Inferences|
|· Summarize||· Cause and Effect|
|· Fact and Opinion||· Compare and Contrast|
|· Make Inferences||· Dialogue|
|· Simile and Metaphor|
Nonfiction genre studies include expository nonfiction, persuasive nonfiction, narrative nonfiction, and descriptive nonfiction. Fiction genre studies include historical fiction, realistic fiction, fables, and fairy tales.
Use Reading Comprehension Fundamentals as a core standards-aligned reading resource or select the units that align with your curriculum and with your students’ needs.