RL 3.7, Aspects of Text Illustrations is a complete, rigorous bundled Lesson to help you teach the Common Core Reading Literature Standard 3.7 in third grade. This Smart Notebook file includes 15 slides. The lesson bundle includes: Common core standards and anchor standard implemented with objectives and essential questions, A complete introduction with relevant vocabulary builder and T-chart to help introduce the lesson. Two guided instructional activities with text illustrations and a close read. The extension lesson continues to a Let’s Write About It activity using the graphic organizer with interactive student reading journal pages. These pages continue to the writing standards and can be applied to all of your literature stories. Many of the slides can be printed as an anchor charts to display in the classroom or placed in student journals. Overall, through explicit instruction your students will gain the knowledge needed in this area of the Common Core Standards.