3rd Grade Writing Prompts & Composition Worksheets

Kids will get a good balance of free writing and academic lessons in these third grade composition worksheets. They'll build writing skills as they learn about adjectives, personification, and main ideas, then put their knowledge into practice in creative and expository writing prompts.
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Nonsense Words Nonsense Words Kids love nonsense, in case you haven't already noticed, and this wacky worksheet will work your wonderful wordsmith into a nonsense whirlwind.
Descriptive Adjectives: Fantastic! Descriptive Adjectives: Fantastic! How often is a princess described as just a princess?
Your Favorite Character! Your Favorite Character! What if you were able to meet your favorite fictional character in real life?
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.
Write a Limerick Write a Limerick If your child likes to rhyme, have him try this fun style by using the format of poet Edward Lear.
This series of noun worksheets will give 3rd graders a solid grasp of the many different kinds of nouns. They even get to complete a noun word search and scavenger hunt!
Great Grammar! 9 Noun Worksheets This series of noun worksheets will give 3rd graders a solid grasp of the many different kinds of nouns.
Personification Personification Learn all about the practice of personification in writing, then try it your hand at it by bringing life to some silly characters in this writing worksheet.
Captain Henry Morgan Captain Henry Morgan Meet a pirate from history, Captain Henry Morgan.
Flex those creative muscles; it's time to write! Help your 3rd grader dig deep with these writing prompts that are all about her.
Write On! 12 Personal Narrative Prompts All About You Flex those creative muscles; it's time to write!
Pirate Story Starter Pirate Story Starter Set sail on the open seas and spin a tale about Captain Blackbeard and Peter Pan's Captain Hook!
These reading and writing worksheets are a fun and educational companion to the Summer Olympic Games. From reading comprehension worksheets about Olympic history to writing prompts that challenge kids to think big, we've got the Summer Games covered. The Olympics is always a fun theme for kids, and covers multiple subjects at once, including language arts, social studies and geography.
Language Arts Worksheets for the Summer Olympics These reading and writing worksheets are a fun and educational companion to the Summer Olympic Games.
Fact & Opinion Worksheet Fact & Opinion Worksheet Frank and Opie have very different ways of speaking.
Short Writing Prompt Short Writing Prompt What is going on in this picture? Have fun with this picture writing prompt, a great way to boost creativity in your young writer.
Write a Fairy Tale Write a Fairy Tale What if Dorothy had tea with the Mad Hatter?
Animal Metaphors Animal Metaphors This worksheet is a beast! That's a metaphor, and in this worksheet, your child will be writing his own metaphors in no time.
Paragraph Writing Paragraph Writing Young writers can get some writing calisthenics with this paragraph writing exercise.
Kids will get a good balance of free writing and academic lessons in these third grade composition worksheets. They'll build writing skills as they learn about adjectives, personification, and main ideas, then put their knowledge into practice in creative and expository writing prompts.