Third Grade Reading
To avoid the reading slump and keep your kids reading this summer, host a reading party! Here's how.
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Reading Study Help
Idioms, words or phrases that have figurative meanings different from their literal ones, can be found everywhere from the books we read to our everyday conversations. Idioms are also inspiration for this fun, hands-on activity!
Try this delicious and nutritious recipe for Green Eggs and Ham, inspired by Dr. Seuss's classic story of Sam I Am.
When baking soda is mixed with citric acid, a bubbling reaction takes place. Help your child experiment with mixing some acid and baking soda by making these homemade bath bombs!
If your third grader is having difficulty sequencing events in a story, try creating this book square. It's a fun way to highlight important story details and put them in a logical order.
Venn diagrams provide a perfect starting point for your child to brainstorm ways that two ideas or objects are similar or different. Introduce your child to this technique by helping her create a Venn diagram fantasy creature!
In this high energy, interactive game, third graders are challenged to a race involving spelling patterns in words. This is one race your child will want to run again and again! And it will do wonders for her reading fluency.
Help your child compare and contrast objects, using words! This flash card game will help your child memorize words while visually learning the differences between objects.
Work on homophones and spelling with this imaginative activity where your child can doodle or draw some silly things all in the name of learning!
This project will help keep your child's thoughts in order as he creates stories from the beginning all the way through to the end.
Learning prefixes and suffixes is a great way to boost vocabulary quickly. Here's an easy game to get your child thinking about these beginnings and endings.
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