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
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.
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!
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!
Work on reading fluency with your child. This fun game will even engage her concentration skills without her knowing.
Looking for an on-the-go game that can be played anywhere, anytime? Put down the hangman and tic-tac-toe. Here's a new one for the family!
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.
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!
Help your young reader remember the important details from the last book he read by keeping a journal. The next book report will be a breeze!
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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