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.
Consonant-vowel-consonant or CVC words include examples such as paw, cow and pop. Identifying these words and understanding the sound that they make is crucial to building reading fluency. This guided lesson provides practice with CVC words by focusing on their intial, medial and ending sounds. You can boost learning with our supplemental worksheets that offer more practice with CVC words.
Use this fun kinesthetic awareness and spelling lesson to help your ELs practice identifying and blending together the sounds in common CVC words. It can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for Letter Roll Reading.
If your students need instruction in reading multisyllabic words with long vowel digraphs, then this lesson plan is for you! In this hands-on lesson, students will use manipulatives to break apart and read complex, multisyllabic words.
Though English has many exceptions to its rules, once your students master the syllable rules outlined in the worksheets below, they’ll be able to break words down into a much more understandable format. Use the following activity and game ideas from Education.com to grow students’ list of sight words that they are familiar with. In no time at all, students will be able to learn how to spell using syllables.