3rd Grade Language Arts

Fine-tuning reading skills and building confidence are the main focus in third grade.

"Fill in the Blank" Verse for Kids

Kids can print out and use this fill-in-the-blank sheet to create a poem. read more

ABC Categories

This game can be played to help <?php tv_ifsite_echo('.*FE', 'children','students'); ?> generate alphabetical lists on a topic. read more

Antonyms and Synonyms

Opposites and similar meanings are reviewed. read more

Creepy Crawlies

Your kids can learn more about bugs by playing the matching games in this printable. read more

Curious George: An Acrostic Poem

Encourage creativity with this Curious George poetry activity. Children read an acrostic poem, then write their own using the letters in their first name. read more

Dumpster Search

This printable challenges kids to find all the listed items in the trash and the rhyming word puzzle. read more

Expert Tips on Improving Your Child's Reading Comprehension

What can you do at home to help your child with reading comprehension? read more

Fertilizer Word Puzzle

This printable asks kids to fit the puzzle pieces into the correct spaces to see what the farmers are saying. read more

Katie Kazoo Kit -- Resources for September - November, Vol. I

Use this activity kit to extend your class reading of the <a href="http://www.katiekazoo.com/"><i>Katie Kazoo Switcheroo</i></a> series. read more

Katie Kazoo Kit -- Resources for September - November, Vol. II

Use this activity kit to extend your class reading of the Katie Kazoo Switcheroo series. read more

Language Arts in Third Grade

Language Arts in Third GradeWhat Kids Should Learn in Reading In the area of reading, the teacher's principle goal is that the children view reading as central to learning and as a source of endless information and enjoyment. The teacher also wants each child to gain confidence about being a successful reader. More specifically, the third grade curriculum is designed to ensure that children: read more

Let's Get Packing

This printable challenges kids to write complete sentences while solving a puzzle. read more

Magic Squares

Print out these popular math puzzles and keep the kids busy with games that are similar to Sudoku. read more

Missing Consonant Puzzle

<?php tv_ifsite_echo('.*FE', 'Children','Students'); ?> must supply the missing consonants in this puzzle of school-related words. read more

Odor Rhyme

This printable asks kids to choose words from the list to complete the rhyme in praise of dirty socks. read more

School Jobs Crossword Puzzle

This crossword puzzle tests <?php tv_ifsite_echo('.*FE', 'children’s','students’'); ?> knowledge of the jobs that people in a school have. read more

Snow Day

Keep the kids busy and entertained on snow days with this snow-day printable. read more

Story Elements

Try a printable worksheet that will help organize the chronology of a story. This printable is customizable. Tailor the PDF to your teaching needs by typing in the highlighted fields before printing. read more

Story Sequence

This organizer will assist children in ordering the events of a story and understanding the concepts of beginning, middle, and end. This printable is customizable. Tailor the PDF to your teaching needs by typing in the highlighted fields before printing. read more

Summer Reading Guide: Grades 3-5

Print this reading guide full of great books for children in grades 3-5 to read this summer. Find more reading guides for <a href="/node/38092">grades K-2</a> and <a href="/node/38091">grades 6-8</a>. read more

Title, Character, Problem

Use this graphic organizer to create all the elements of a story or write about a book. This printable is customizable. Tailor the PDF to your teaching needs by typing in the highlighted fields before printing. read more

Vomit Vocab

See if your kids can figure out the picture puzzles and word equations about vomit in this printable. read more

What Do You See?

Children will sharpen their observation skills and then write about what they saw in their journals. read more

Wild Weather

Your kids can learn more about the weather and climate with these word puzzles. read more

Word Scramble

Your students will enjoy this scrambled word puzzle of school-related vocabulary. They'll practice spelling and reading with this activity. read more

Writing Assignment Rubric

Distribute a rubric that focuses on assessing persuasive and descriptive writing, as well as mechanics. read more

Your Third-Grader: Reading Assessment

Is your child reading beyond or below grade level? Don't read between the lines -- take a quiz to determine whether your child is on track. Then, find tips, activities, books, and downloads to help him improve his skills. read more