3rd Grade Reading IEP Goal Bank Based On The Common Core Standards

NOTE: THIS ARTICLE IS CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED. STILL FEEL FREE TO USE IT.

If we lived in a world where people had super powers, mine would be writing IEP goals in no time flat. While that super power really won’t save the day, it may save YOU some time. These goals are separated into the 3 main reading sections and quoted straight from the Common Core Standards. Remember, these goals could be for an older student who is reading on a third grade level, or modified so that a 3rd grade student who struggling can access them. Either way, this help you start brain storming for your next IEP meeting. Good luck!

3rd Grade Literature Standards

Key Ideas and Details

3.1

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

Goal: Student will be able to highlight information in a text that help answer a specific question across 10 trials and with 80% accuracy.

Goal: Student will be able to answer 3 out of 3 “What” questions about a skill level text across 5 trials with 70% accuracy.

3.2

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.2
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.

Goal: Student will be able to determine a central message on skill level reading with use of a story map. This goal will be reached when Student determines the central message across 8 reading tests with 80% accuracy.

Goal: Using a graphic organizer, Student will be able to identify 2 details from a 3rd grade level story and then identify if there is a positive or negative central message. Mastery will be met when Student can determine the central message with 8 out of 10 trials, with an average accuracy rate of 80% accuracy.

3.3

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.3
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

Goal: Student will be able to use a graphic organizer to determine a character’s feelings determine how that feelings influenced the story across 10 separate texts with 60% accuracy.

3.4

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.

Goal: On a list of 10 phrases, Student will be able to determine which phrase is literal or nonliteral with 90% accuracy.

3.5

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.5
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.

Goal: Using a sentence starter, Student will be able to describe what even occurred in a specific chapter of a skill level book across 10 trials with 60% accuracy.

3.6

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.6
Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.

Goal: Using a graphic organizer, Student will be able to identify what another person thinks and what they think about a given topic. Student will master this skill when they can do this on grade level material, across 5 trials, with 90% accuracy.

3.7

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.7
Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting)

Goal: Student will be able to describe a picture before and after a story is read to increase comprehension across 3 subjects with 90% accuracy.

3.9

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.9
Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series)

Goal: Using a graphic organizer, student will be able to compare two characters from a skill level book across 3 trials with 100% accuracy.

3rd Grade Informational Text Standards

3.1

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

Goal: Student will be able to answer a question of a skill level text and then highlight where the answer was found on 5 texts with 75% accuracy.

3.2

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.2
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

Goal: After listening to a grade level text, student will be able to use pictures to recount 3 details and a main idea of the text across 10 trials and with 90% accuracy.

3.3

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.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.

Goal: Student will be able determine which even happened first, second, third, and last in a story across 5 trials with 80% accuracy.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.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.

Goal: Student will be able to match 3 new science vocabulary words to their meanings each quarter across 3 consecutive trials with 100% accuracy.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.5
Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.

Goal: Student will be able use a hyperlink to read additional information, and navigate back to the original page across 10 trials with 90% accuracy.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.6

Distinguish their own point of view from that of the author of a text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.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).

Goal: Student will be able to use multimedia in an informational text to answer one “why” question, on 7 out of 10 questions, with an average accuracy rate of 70%.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.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).

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.9

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

Third Grade Foundational Skills Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.3.3
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

Goal: Student will be able to read a third grade DIBELs text with 90% accuracy across 3 trials.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.3.4
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

Goal: Student will be able to read a third grade DIBELs text at 60 words per minute with 80% accuracy across 5 trials.

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