Playing with Words: Suffixes, Alphabetical Order, Subjects, & Predicates

Parts of Speech: Suffixes, Alphabetical Order, Subjects, & Predicates

Go over some common suffixes, like -tion, -ing, and -ive. And then play around creating words with those suffixes (suggestion, suggesting, and suggestive).
Give your students a list of the most common suffixes and their meanings. Together, create a list of words that use those suffixes and discuss their meanings.
Grammar: Suffixes
Worksheet
Grammar: Suffixes
This suffixes worksheet helps your child identify and create words with suffixes. This suffixes worksheet helps your child develop reading and writing skills.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Animal Alphabetical Order
Worksheet
Animal Alphabetical Order
This team of talented animals will make learning alphabetical order a breeze.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Alphabetize the United States
Worksheet
Alphabetize the United States
Challenge your third grader to put all 50 states in alphabetical order, and brush up on U.S. geography while he's at it!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Subject and Predicate Worksheet
Worksheet
Subject and Predicate Worksheet
This subject and predicate worksheet challenges kids to find the subjects and predicates in text. Use this subject and predicate worksheet with your child.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Serious about Suffixes
Worksheet
Serious about Suffixes
This exercise will help your student practice using suffixes to form and understand new words.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Common Suffixes 2
Exercise
Common Suffixes 2
It will be much easier for students to learn how to spell after completing this exercise that gives them familiarity with common suffixes.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise

Addition & Subtraction Word Problems

Addition & Subtraction Word Problems

As you're reading word problems with your child, highlight parts of the text that will help them decide whether they needs to add or subtract. That will help them then create the equation they'll need to solve.
Help your students find clue words within the word problem and highlight them. It'll help them decide whether they need to add or subtract.
Musical Word Problems: Addition & Subtraction
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Musical Word Problems: Addition & Subtraction
Use this resource to strengthen problem solving skills in math.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Candy Store Quiz: Addition & Subtraction
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Candy Store Quiz: Addition & Subtraction
This quick quiz set at the candy store is packed with addition and subtraction review.
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
Shorelines: Basic Addition and Subtraction Word Problems
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Shorelines: Basic Addition and Subtraction Word Problems
Your child will practice solving basic addition and subtraction word problems in order to help these guys out.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Word Problems in the School Day: Addition & Subtraction
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Word Problems in the School Day: Addition & Subtraction
These school-inspired math word problems will challenge your student!
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Word Problems in Sports: Addition & Subtraction
Worksheet
Word Problems in Sports: Addition & Subtraction
This resource will help develop stronger skills with addition and subtraction in word problems.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Secret Agent Addition and Subtraction
Game
Secret Agent Addition and Subtraction
Kids must quickly add or subtract two-digit numbers to save the day.
2nd grade
Math
Game
Stepping Through Addition and Subtraction Word Problems
Lesson plan
Stepping Through Addition and Subtraction Word Problems
Use this lesson to teach your students how to determine if they should use addition, subtraction, or both operations to solve a word problem by following four simple steps.
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan

Predicting Stories & Rereading for Understanding

Reading Strategies: Predictions & Rereading

Engage your child in conversations about books they're reading. Stop periodically and ask them questions about what they think will happen next, how the book will end, and why they think so.
Model important reading comprehension strategies at the beginning of the year. Cover making predictions about stories and confirming whether your prediction was correct as the story evolves. After you've demonstrated the strategy, have a student model to the class.
The Boy Who Cried Wolf Prediction and Comprehension
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The Boy Who Cried Wolf Prediction and Comprehension
This worksheet helps your child focus on prediction and comprehension in "The Boy Who Cried Wolf." Kids will read the classic fable and answer written prompts.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading for Comprehension: Jason and the Game Show
Worksheet
Reading for Comprehension: Jason and the Game Show
Get your third grader in the habit of reading closely with this multi-page story featuring questions on the main character, sequencing, and recalling details.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Making Predictions: The Lion and the Mouse
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Making Predictions: The Lion and the Mouse
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
Worksheet
The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
Searching for a worksheet to help with your kid's reading skills? This printable uses a classic Aesop Fable.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
How the Whale Got His Throat: Reading Comprehension
Worksheet
How the Whale Got His Throat: Reading Comprehension
Make reading fun with this whale of a tale, "How the Whale Got His Throat," by Rudyard Kipling!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Making Predictions Lesson
Lesson plan
Making Predictions Lesson
This lesson thoughtfully scaffolds the reading skill of predicting. Students are introduced to the concept and get to practice making predictions. They will apply what they have learned during a focused independent reading activity.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Make a Prediction
Lesson plan
Make a Prediction
Teach your students to make predictions as they read, and it guides them to use text evidence to back up their predictions. Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for Making Predictions Lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Summer Short Stories

Summer Short Stories

Summer is a long stretch of time for children, and they probably have a lot to say about it! For a fun writing project, have your child write a short story about summer vacation.
Having students write about their summer vacation is great prewrite exercise to get a better understanding of your students, their skill levels, and where you should focus this year.
Summer Writing
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Summer Writing
Summer is a time for fun adventures! Give your child a fun way to keep his writing skills honed during vacation time.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Descriptive Adjectives: Summertime!
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Descriptive Adjectives: Summertime!
Give your students practice improving boring sentences by adding exceedingly descriptive adjectives.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Stories of Summer
Worksheet
The Stories of Summer
Give your students practice using their narrative writing skills with this fun worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Beginning, Middle, End
Worksheet
Beginning, Middle, End
This three-part series of writing prompts will reinforce story structure and creativity in your child's writing.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Summer Weather Writing Prompt
Worksheet
Summer Weather Writing Prompt
Challenge your child to keep up his creative writing skills with an extreme summer weather writing prompt.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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