Spelling is a core language arts skill in the third grade curriculum. You can support kids' spelling skills with this guided lesson that features targeted instruction in common spelling patterns, as well as plenty of chances to practice. The content of this lesson was created by our team of teachers and curriculum experts. For even more spelling practice, consider downloading and printing our recommended spelling worksheets.
This year, third graders will be taking their vocabulary to new heights and exploring such concepts as metaphor, simile, hyperbole, and personification. This guided lesson in vocabulary and figurative language offers clear and practical definitions of new words and expressions, along with plenty of practice opportunities. Understanding vocabulary and figurative language deepens reading comprehension skills and enriches the writing process.
They sound similar, but homophones and homographs aren't the same thing! Learn the difference between homophones and homographs in writing with our many resources. We have lots of ways to practice, from worksheets to activities to entire lesson plans written around this tricky two. For extended learning, we also have workbooks full of reading resources for a well-rounded study on parts of speech.