Letter Writing 1
Letter writing is an engaging and important writing format for third graders to master. You can support the development of letter writing expertise with this lesson that provides guidance on the structure and anatomy of a letter. Written by curriculum experts, this lesson will teach kids the various features that make a letter easier to read, and will also offer plenty of opportunities to practice.
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Which one is the proper noun? Kids will answer that question many times as they practice identifying the words that need capitalization in this fun space game! Kids will learn that proper nouns are typically names used for unique people, places, or organizations. Help them nail this skill by giving them exposure to proper nouns in lots of contexts.
What's happening to the galaxy? In this space-themed game, kids complete an interesting story about the happenings of another planet by filling in correct transition words. Practicing comma usage, they will become familiar with different types of transition words and know which words fit best. It's not as simple as choosing the word with the comma at the end!
Ready, Captain? The crew needs to get through space, but there are asteroids in the way! By removing letters that disappear when words are combined into a contraction and adding in an apostrophe, kids get hands-on practice to accurately write contraction words. Spelling contraction words doesn't have to be tricky, so let's take it one letter at a time!
Let's go on an undersea adventure! In this underwater-themed apostrophes in possessives game, kids read simple sentences and pick the correct possessive noun. Learning where to place apostrophes in a word, they will become very familiar with which words are possessive and which words are simply plural.
Natalia claims ownership of items with a single stroke of her magic marker in this silly story. While reading, kids learn where apostrophes are placed in singular and plural possessive nouns. Readers answer comprehension questions in the text as they follow Natalia's quest to own everything she loves.