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Georgia Performance Standards for Third Grade Language Arts Terms for Georgia’s (CRCT) Criterion Reference Competency Test Administered in April 2012 Davis Elementary
CRCT Third Grade Terms. Distinguishes fact from fiction text. Uses Title, Table of Contents and Chapter Headings. Recognizes author’s purpose. Makes predictions about text Comprehension
CRCT Third Grade Terms Comprehension Uses dictionary, thesaurus, glossary skills Distinguishes fact from opinion Identifies main idea and supporting details
CRCT Third Grade Terms Comprehension Identifies different genres- fiction, non-fiction, drama, and poetry Recognizes the author’s purpose for writing Reads and comprehends 120 words per minute
CRCT Third Grade Terms Writing. Uses transition words ( finally, in conclusion, next, etc.). Develops characters through action and dialogue. Uses descriptive adjectives and verbs. Writes to persuade, inform and entertain (Remember P.I.E.)
CRCT Third Grade Terms Pre-writes, drafts, revises, edits, rereads, and publishes. Completes all steps of the writing process. Provides a closure paragraph in a piece of writing Writing
homophone homophone- a word with the same pronunciation as another but with a different meaning and spelling. Blue and blew are homophones. The sky is blue. The wind blew the trees over.
homograph - a word with the same spelling, but has a different meaning. He has a bow and arrow. He took a bow.
antonym antonym- a word that has the opposite meaning (in and out) He is going in the door.He is going out the door.
synonym synonym – a word with the same or almost the same meaning. The rock is large. The rock is big.
idiom - a phrase whose meaning cannot be understood from the ordinary meanings of the separate words in it. I believe you are “pulling my leg.” The idiom “pulling my leg" means to “trick or tease.” People who do not speak English well have a hard time understanding idioms.
CRCT Third Grade Terms Conventions Uses personal and possessive pronouns correctly Uses Internet, encyclopedia, atlas, books, etc. to research Uses punctuation and capitalization correctly Writes legibly in cursive