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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Using Quotes in Writing Using Quotes in Writing Dialogue livens up compositions, and this narrative writing worksheet is just what your budding author needs to get started.
Horned Lizard Facts Horned Lizard Facts The horned lizard has a scary exterior but a gentle personality.
Subject and Predicate Worksheet Subject and Predicate Worksheet Kids completing this third grade reading and writing worksheet learn that a sentence has two parts: a subject and a predicate.
Cooking Up Adjectives Cooking Up Adjectives Just like the ingredients within a recipe determine how food tastes, people have characteristics that describe what they are like and how they act.
Compose a Haiku Compose a Haiku Find out if you've got a little haiku master on your hands with our haiku worksheet.
Jackie Robinson Biography Jackie Robinson Biography Help your budding reader learn how to spice up a boring biography by asking him to add in the details that make good writing even better.
Limerick Time! Limerick Time! Once your child has learned all about limericks, it's time for her to write her own.
Verbs From Memory Verbs From Memory How many verbs can your kid recall? Have him try to write them down on this worksheet that challenges kids to describe what a verb is in their own words.
Noppera Bo Noppera Bo Noppera Bo is a truly terrifying folk tale from Japan, perfect for Halloween time.
Writing Science Fiction Writing Science Fiction Would you rather travel through time or travel through space?
Limerick Fun Limerick Fun Learn all about rhyme scheme with this fun poetry page, dedicated to the limerick.
Your Discovery Your Discovery If you were a famous explorer, what would you want to discover?
Vampire or Werewolf Vampire or Werewolf Take a bite into the supernatural with this scary writing prompt.
Who Do You Want To Meet? Who Do You Want To Meet? Would you rather meet Santa Claus or the Tooth Fairy?
Writing an Opinion Writing an Opinion Challenge your outspoken third grader to put his opinions down on paper, and practice writing persuasive text while he's at it.
Grandparents Day Interview Grandparents Day Interview This Grandparents Day, find out a little more about what life was like for them growing up with this special Grandparents Day interview worksheet.
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.