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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Character Development Character Development Conjure some creative characters with this worksheet that will help kids develop great descriptive writing skills.
What is the Main Idea What is the Main Idea Help your student practice story organization with this exercise, where she'll identify the supporting details that properly support the main idea.
All About Mom All About Mom Exercise your beginning writer's creativity and sentence-building skills with this fun family project, all about mom!
Blarney Stone Writing Prompt Blarney Stone Writing Prompt They say that kissing the Blarney Stone will give you a special way with words!
Haiku Time! Haiku Time! Does your kid think he knows how to write a haiku?
Poetry Memorization 2 Poetry Memorization 2 You only get something out of it if you put something in!
All About My Sister All About My Sister Show a little love to big or little sis with a fun family writing activity!
Fun Writing Prompt Fun Writing Prompt Imagine you woke to find you had a new, unimpressive, non-super power!
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.
All About My Brother All About My Brother How well do you know your siblings? Give your beginning writer a fun activity, where he'll answer questions about his big or little brother!
Silverback Gorilla Facts Silverback Gorilla Facts The silverback gorilla is a special animal.
Writing with Adjectives Writing with Adjectives This worksheet helps young writers see the difference sensory words can make by asking them to compare sentences with sensory words and without.
Dragon Story Prompt Dragon Story Prompt Here's a dragon story that's never been told before, and your child can write it!
Draw Your Own Comic Draw Your Own Comic Swords and sorcery, knights and dragons! Your little one can create his own epic tale on this comic activity sheet.
Friendship Writing Prompt Friendship Writing Prompt Hold on to your extra eyes and slimy green ooze -- this isn't your average creative writing prompt!
Similes: Clear as Crystal Similes: Clear as Crystal Kids completing this third grade reading and writing worksheet learn the definition of a simile, then use pictures as clues to complete similes.
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.