Learning common constructions for words is one way that third graders can get traction on their spelling and reading comprehension skills. This guided lesson in word structure introduces kids to the idea that most words are made up of smaller words, and provides opportunities to apply this learning with practical examples. For more printable practice with word structure, check out our recommended worksheets.
Understanding the function of nouns is a crucial part of reading and writing fluency. This guided lesson focuses on the types of nouns kids are most likely to come across in third grade texts. Designed by our curriculum experts, the lesson provides grammar instruction and examples to support learning. For more practice, see the nouns worksheets recommended to go along with this lesson.
Earth Day is a time for raising awareness and appreciation for our environment. It’s also a time for using correct punctuation! With this lesson, your students will use correct punctuation, like commas, quotation marks, and apostrophes.
Get your students excited about possessive pronouns with this fun lost-and-found inspired lesson. By talking about items that belong to themselves and their classmates, kids be gain a better understanding of denoting possession.
Challenge your students to make their personal narratives come to life with strong action words, feelings, and thoughts. This lesson will help young learners develop their creativity and writing skills.
The punctuation mark with which you end a sentence can change the tone of your statement completely. Teach your third grader how to identify these different tones and their appropriate uses with these exercises made just for them.
Looking for third grade punctuation help? Look no further than these third grade punctuation resources, sure to liven up your language skills practice. Try the narrative writing lesson plan or the postcard writing activity, both of which provide targeted instruction on punctuation. If you would like to offer your third graders more advanced material, peruse our fourth grade punctuation resources.