Third Grade Reading Activities

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Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
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Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Craft a paper rocket in this hands-on activity inspired by the life of Mae Jemison!
3rd grade
Social studies
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Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
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Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
Children research and make a timeline of an inspiring woman in this biography activity.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Superhero Research Project
Superhero Research Project
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Superhero Research Project
In this activity, your students will research a favorite superhero and discuss which of their powers are real and not real. Your students will be able to complete a simple research chart and graphic organizer.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Learning Why and How to Compost
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Children will learn why and how to compost as they help with the process of filling their compost, turning it, and observing the changes that occur.
3rd grade
Science
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Rock Painting: Retell a Story
Rock Painting: Retell a Story
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Rock Painting: Retell a Story
Children will read a book, then retell the story with pictures they have painted on stones.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Thanksgiving dinner can be filled with fun and memorable interactions between family members. This holiday, why not memorialize some of those details and events with a family poem? You can create a lasting memory in the form of a poem with contributions f
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Picture Book Pumpkin Creations
Picture Book Pumpkin Creations
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Picture Book Pumpkin Creations
In this fun fall-themed activity, your child will design and decorate a pumpkin based on a picture book. After completing their pumpkin, they’ll write a short story about a new adventure related to their picture book.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Take Action Like Greta
Take Action Like Greta
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Take Action Like Greta
This activity is a great way to engage learners in Earth Day celebrations while cultivating skills around nonfiction comprehension and research writing.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
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Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
In this design thinking activity, your child will choose an animal to research, learn about the animal’s habitat, and then replicate the animal's habitat using household items.
3rd grade
Science
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Write a Dear Author Letter
Write a Dear Author Letter
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Write a Dear Author Letter
This third grade writing activity brings home the lesson: it's not only what you write that's important, but how you write it, too.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Book Square!
Make a Book Square!
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Make a Book Square!
If your third grader is having difficulty sequencing events in a story, try creating this book square.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Sequence Strips: A Cool Way to Get Organized...Visually!
Sequence Strips: A Cool Way to Get Organized...Visually!
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Sequence Strips: A Cool Way to Get Organized...Visually!
Try this concrete, hands-on organization system and you can count on more efficient, less stressful evenings this school year.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Wax Paper Hearts
Wax Paper Hearts
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Wax Paper Hearts
Wax paper hearts are a unique and glittery gift for a special friend on Valentine's Day. Make wax paper hearts with your child this February.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
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Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
Help your learner develop her fine motor and communication skills with this fun and festive fall activity.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Valentine Limerick
Valentine Limerick
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Valentine Limerick
Help your third grader author a lovely limerick in honor of Valentine's Day! He'll be delighted to compose and recite this nonsensical poem.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Play "I Caught You!" An Early Reading Game
Play "I Caught You!" An Early Reading Game
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Play "I Caught You!" An Early Reading Game
Work on reading fluency with your child. This fun game will even engage her concentration skills without her knowing.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Personal Tall Tales
Personal Tall Tales
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Personal Tall Tales
Turn a real-life hero into a folklore hero. Your child can write a tall tale that makes a Davy Crockett or John Henry out of someone they personally know.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Goal Planning
Goal Planning
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Goal Planning
To reach goals and gain accomplishments, you have to have a plan for success. This activity will help your child to create goals for the upcoming school year.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Say "Thank You!" to Postal Workers
Say "Thank You!" to Postal Workers
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Say "Thank You!" to Postal Workers
Labor Day is the perfect time to celebrate our postal workers. Have your kid write a thank you note to your local post office to show his appreciation.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Passover Food List
Passover Food List
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Passover Food List
This year, have your child can help you with your Passover food list. It's great handwriting practice, and she'll learn a lot in the process.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Green Eggs and Ham Recipe!
Green Eggs and Ham Recipe!
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Green Eggs and Ham Recipe!
Try this delicious and nutritious recipe for Green Eggs and Ham, inspired by Dr. Seuss's classic story of Sam I Am.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Letter to Your Teacher
Letter to Your Teacher
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Letter to Your Teacher
Start the school year off on the right foot by treating your child's new teacher to a special heart-felt surprise!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write Your Reflections on Rosa Parks
Write Your Reflections on Rosa Parks
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Write Your Reflections on Rosa Parks
This writing activity will promote dialogue about racial segregation and its impact on African-Americans throughout history with your child.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Craft Personalized Postcards
Craft Personalized Postcards
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Craft Personalized Postcards
Making personalized postcards out of meaningful photographs is a fun, rainy day project.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Drawing Characters
Drawing Characters
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Drawing Characters
Add some artsy fun to your child's next reading adventure by letting her draw the characters.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Third Grade Reading Activities

Evolve classroom reading beyond “popcorn” with third grade reading activities like “Step Inside the Story!” that encourages students to journal from the main character’s perspective. If your students need a little help describing aspects of the story, help them flesh out their vocabulary with third grade vocabulary activities. With a little encouragement, your students will soon learn that reading is fun.