Character Development – 3rd Grade Florida BEST Standards – B.E.S.T. ELA.3.R.1.1

Character Development – 3rd Grade Florida BEST Standards – B.E.S.T. ELA.3.R.1.1


Character Development – 3rd Grade – B.E.S.T. ELA.3.R.1.1

⭐️These Lexile® leveled close reading stories are perfect for teaching students how to describe characters in a story and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events. This packet is designed to specifically fit 3rd grade Florida B.E.S.T standard ELA.3.R.1.1 , but can be used by anyone teaching character development.


⭐️Includes Lexile leveled passages, standard based questions, anchor charts, and hands-on cut-and-paste visuals to help students master this skill. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the third grade band.


⭐️If you do not use Florida Best, a similar bundle is available for third grade Common Core. Both packets contain most of the same passages, so do not purchase both.



✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 3rd grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for second and third grade is 420L-820L).


✏️Integrated Color Coding – Color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.


✏️Comprehensive – Passages are perfect for comprehensive standard based test prep. Included anchor charts and questions make this resource great for lesson modeling. Works perfectly for small groups and guided reading.


✏️Scaffolding – Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standard based essay and multiple choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.


✏️Highly Engaging – Contains original stories with custom illustrations designed to engage students of all levels and interests.


What’s Included:

  1. How to Use This Resource
  2. ELA.3.R.1.1 Anchor Chart/Journal Page
  3. Mentor Text Model
  4. Madeline and Barry- 460L
  5. Martin’s Math Troubles- 490L
  6. The Big Game- 500L
  7. A Trip to the Toy Store- 550L
  8. Milo and Annie- 560L
  9. The Big Move- 590L
  10. Surviving the Storm- 600L
  11. Abhar’s Halloween Party- 620L
  12. Jada and Her Messy Room- 640L
  13. Birthday Party Upset- 720L
  14. Test
  • School Bus Bully- 500L
  • Saving Robin- 620L


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