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English Language Arts Grade 3 Unit 6

Summary Statement: A study of informational texts on the same topic, comparing the most import points and key details, distinguishing the reader’s point of view from that of the author.

Focus Standards:

RI.3.6 Distinguish their own point of view from that of the author of a text.Focus Standards:

RI.3.9 Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.

Students know...


*to distinguish is to perceive or point out a difference


*point of view is the perspective through which information is shared or an event is related.

*to compare is to determine commonalities between texts.

*to contrast is to determine distinctions between texts.

*important points in a text are key statements an author makes about a topic.

*key details are pieces of a text that most contribute to the main topic.

*a topic is the subject of the text.

Content specific vocabulary for this unit will include: author, compare, contrast, distinguish, key details, point of view, points, text, topic


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PDF icon Reading Correlation Chart.pdf472.8 KB07/31/2018