Main Verbs & Helping Verbs

Main Verbs & Helping Verbs

Work with your child to correctly identify and use verbs in conversation and writing. Understanding this important part of grammar will help foster good writing skills!
Teach your students how to identify and modify verbs in the sentences they read. Not only will this enhance their understanding of grammar, but it will help them to improve word choice as they become more advanced writers.
Great Grammar: Present Tense Action Verbs
Worksheet
Great Grammar: Present Tense Action Verbs
Practice verb pluralization with your child on this multiple choice grammar worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Find the Verb
Worksheet
Find the Verb
Circle the verb is each sentence. Hint: Almost all of them end with "ed."
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Action Verbs
Worksheet
Action Verbs
Get into grammar action with this practice page for beginning writers. Change each passive verb to an action verb to make the sentence more interesting!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Great Grammar: Present Tense Linking Verbs
Worksheet
Great Grammar: Present Tense Linking Verbs
Here's a page that gives kids a great review of linking verbs.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Verb To Be
Worksheet
The Verb To Be
The verb "to be" shows state of being rather than action. Practice identifying "to be" verbs with this great grammar worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Present Tense Verbs 1
Exercise
Present Tense Verbs 1
Give students an introduction to the most simple of verbs with this exercise on the present tense.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise

Word Problems & Mathematical Practices

Word Problems & Mathematical Practices

Find ways to support your child with increasingly complex word problems. When tasked with solving a multi-step, mixed-operations word problem, have your child go back to the basics. Identify the question, pick out clue words, and work through the problem step by step. For a fun challenge, encourage your child to write new word problems!
Teach your students to hone in on important information as they work through word problems. First, identify the question that is being asked; next, find the "clue words" that can guide students through the operations. After your students get a firm handle on solving multi-step word problems with mixed operations, challenge them to write their own!
Multiplication Word Problems
Worksheet
Multiplication Word Problems
It's a multiplication wonderland! Review those times tables with these multiplication word problems.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Snack Time Multiplication
Worksheet
Snack Time Multiplication
Indulge in some delicious multiplication with this word problem worksheet that helps kids practice times tables and double-digit multiplication skills.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
3rd Grade Word Problems: Sea Creatures #4
Worksheet
3rd Grade Word Problems: Sea Creatures #4
Have your little one help these ocean creatures deal with their day-to-day math dilemmas with this multi-step word problem worksheet.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Creatures of the Sea Word Problems
Worksheet
Creatures of the Sea Word Problems
Have your child help a few sea creatures figure out their number-filled questions by subtracting first and then multiplying with this word problem worksheet.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Beach Multiplication
Worksheet
Beach Multiplication
Beach fun and multiplication? It's an unlikely pairing, but this word problem worksheet shows how handy multiplication can be in day-to-day activities.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Three-Digit Subtraction with Borrowing Mountain Game
Game
Three-Digit Subtraction with Borrowing Mountain Game
Kids practice borrowing in this three-digit subtraction mountain-themed game.
3rd grade
Math
Game
Two-Step Word Problems with Mixed Operations - Gamified!
Lesson plan
Two-Step Word Problems with Mixed Operations - Gamified!
Students will have fun learning the Read, Draw, Write (RDW) strategy on two-step, mixed operation problems. First they will learn RDW, and then they will practice it in a game called Four in a Row.
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan

Compare & Contrast and Literary Elements

Compare & Contrast and Literary Elements

Support your child as they master the important skill of identifying similarities and differences in the stories they read. Give your student short texts to practice on, using graphic organizers like venn diagrams and story maps to help them visually organize information.
Support your students as they master the important skill of identifying similarities and differences in the stories they read. Give your class short texts to practice on, using graphic organizers like venn diagrams and story maps to help them visually organize information.
Compare Story Elements
Worksheet
Compare Story Elements
Use this resource to help your students track information as they compare and contrast the story elements from two fiction texts
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Venn Diagram Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Venn Diagram Graphic Organizer
Venn diagrams aren't just a math tool; they make great charts for reading comprehension too!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
A Tale of Two Texts
Worksheet
A Tale of Two Texts
This compare and contrast exercise will give your students practice recording information about two similar fiction texts.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Similarities in the Stories
Worksheet
The Similarities in the Stories
Use this exercise with your students as they focus on finding the similarities between two short fiction texts.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast Fictional Stories: First Day at the New School
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast Fictional Stories: First Day at the New School
In this exercise, your students will compare and contrast two fictional stories with the same characters.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Same or Different? You Decide!
Lesson plan
The Same or Different? You Decide!
Are the stories the same or different? You decide! Use this lesson with your students to practice comparing the story elements in two fictional stories written by the same author.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Focus on the Similarities
Lesson plan
Focus on the Similarities
Use this lesson to teach your students to describe the similarities between stories with words that signal comparison. This lesson can stand-alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *The Same or Different? You Decide!* lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Informative Writing

Informative Writing

Give your child tools and strategies that will help them blossom as young writers! Help your child recognize paragraph structure, and encourage frequent practice with short prompts. Use preplanning strategies like graphic organizers to help your child organize their thoughts as they begin a more focused piece of writing.
Give students tools and strategies that will help them blossom as young writers! Help kids recognize paragraph structure, and encourage frequent practice with short prompts. Use preplanning strategies like graphic organizers to help students organize their thoughts as they begin a more focused piece of writing.
Writing a Paragraph
Worksheet
Writing a Paragraph
Use these paragraph topic prompts to help your child practice writing a paragraph.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Paragraph Structure
Worksheet
Paragraph Structure
This worksheet introduces kids to paragraph structure, and shows how to give a paragraph a beginning, middle and end.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
On-Demand Prewriting
Lesson plan
On-Demand Prewriting
Students will develop pre-writing confidence by learning how to approach unfamiliar opinion writing prompts. Writers will generate a topic sentence and flush out supporting information.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
On-Demand Idea Organizer
Worksheet
On-Demand Idea Organizer
This exercise helps students pre-write their ideas in an organized way when faced with an on-demand writing prompt.
3rd grade
Worksheet
Paragraph Writing Worksheet
Worksheet
Paragraph Writing Worksheet
This paragraph writing worksheet gets your child back to the basics of writing. In this paragraph writing worksheet, kids will write using a graphic organizer.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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