Third Grade Reading Worksheets and Printables

When children enter the 3rd grade, they begin comprehending more complex texts and building a reader's vocabulary. Our third grade printable worksheets and reading passages help eight- and nine-year-olds learn and review third grade reading concepts such as parts of speech, fact versus opinion, and story morals.
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Julia Child Biography Julia Child Biography Kids who are just starting to read nonfiction can get their feet wet with this easy Julia Child biography that has a quick comprehension exercise at the end.
The Elephant's Child The Elephant's Child Help your third grader with reading comprehension in this fun activity page on Rudyard Kipling's charming story, "The Elephant's Child."
Captain Henry Morgan Captain Henry Morgan Meet a pirate from history, Captain Henry Morgan.
Reading for Comprehension: Cause and Effect Reading for Comprehension: Cause and Effect Help your third grader improve her critical thinking and close reading skills with this exercise that focuses on story cause and effect.
Shakuntala Devi Shakuntala Devi A natural with numbers, Shakuntala Devi rose to fame at a young age by showing the calculator who's boss with her lightning-fast mental math.
How the Camel Got His Hump How the Camel Got His Hump Make reading practice fun with this reading comprehension packet, based on Rudyard Kipling's "How the Camel Got His Hump", including some coloring and quiz questions.
Habitats Word Search: Desert Animals Habitats Word Search: Desert Animals Kids find desert animals in this science word search.
Make Nonsense Make Nonsense Let's make some nonsense! Using "Jabberwocky" by Lewis Carroll, a poem famous for its otherworldly wacky words, your child's imagination will run free as he makes his own nonsense.
The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo Read about why kangaroos hop on two legs, in Rudyard Kipling's "The Sing Song of Old Kangaroo."
Idioms: A Figure of Speech Idioms: A Figure of Speech Could you really pay for something with an arm and a leg?
Madam C.J. Walker Madam C.J. Walker Madam C.J. Walker was a woman who made a lifetime out of breaking barriers.
Ada Lovelace Biography Ada Lovelace Biography Our wired society as we know it today might not exist without the work of one woman: Ada Lovelace.
If you've never witnessed the grand scale and natural beauty of Yellowstone National Park, don't worry! These reading comprehension worksheets will take your 3rd grader on a tour of the park, from the wetlands where you'll find a flock of 10,000 sandhill cranes, to the meadows where you can't miss the 2,000-pound bison. And we didn't forget about the bears, coyotes, moose, deer, song birds, peregrine falcons or Uinta ground squirrels you'll meet along the way.
Animals of Yellowstone National Park If you've never witnessed the grand scale and natural beauty of Yellowstone National Park, don't worry!
The Beginnning of the Armadillos The Beginnning of the Armadillos Enjoy Rudyard Kipling's whimsical story, "The Beginnings of the Armadillos", where your little one will answer comprehension questions and enjoy some coloring pages!
Habitats Word Search: Forest Animals Habitats Word Search: Forest Animals In which habitat could you find a squirrel, a raccoon, and an eagle?
Lincoln Memorial Facts Lincoln Memorial Facts Located on the National Mall in Washington D.C., this monument honors the 16th President of the United States.
When children enter the 3rd grade, they begin comprehending more complex texts and building a reader's vocabulary. Our third grade printable worksheets and reading passages help eight- and nine-year-olds learn and review third grade reading concepts such as parts of speech, fact versus opinion, and story morals.