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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Identify Supporting Details Identify Supporting Details Every main idea needs good supporting details!
Beginning, Middle, End Beginning, Middle, End This three-part series of writing prompts will reinforce story structure and creativity in your child's writing.
Dragon Story Prompt Dragon Story Prompt Here's a dragon story that's never been told before, and your child can write it!
All About My Dad All About My Dad Here's a great way for beginning writers to practice forming sentences and using descriptive language as they show special appreciation for Dad!
All About My Family: Grandma All About My Family: Grandma Help your little one get to know her family members with a fun interview and creative writing exercise, all about grandma!
Printable Recipe Cards Printable Recipe Cards Got some family recipes you want to preserved?
Add personality to your writing with these worksheets that focus on personification, metaphors, and sensory language. Perfect for third grade students, these worksheets will help your child write more interesting text.
Bring Your Writing to Life! 3rd Grade Writing Worksheets with Personality Add personality to your writing with these worksheets that focus on personification, metaphors, and sensory language.
Character Development Character Development Conjure some creative characters with this worksheet that will help kids develop great descriptive writing skills.
Sensory Language Sensory Language Help your third grader learn how to use sensory words to describe something with this great vocab-building worksheet.
Princess and Robot Princess and Robot The princess and her royal robot are taking a stroll in the big city today!
Elf Snowball Fight Elf Snowball Fight This elf snowball fight writing prompt is perfect for Christmas.
Raining Gumballs Raining Gumballs What would you do if you were caught in a rainstorm made of gumballs?
Knights and Dragons Writing Prompt Knights and Dragons Writing Prompt Does your 3rd grader have a case of writer's block?
Your Favorite Song Your Favorite Song Help inspire your little writer with a fun prompt!
Write a Haiku Write a Haiku Take a stab at haiku poetry with this free-form haiku writing worksheet.
How to Haiku How to Haiku Do you know how to haiku? This haiku worksheet gives your budding poet practice with counting syllables and noticing the role of rhythm in poetry.
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.