Root Words (tele, rupt, sign, spect)

Root Words (tele, rupt, sign, spect)

Understanding the meanings of root words is an important piece of your child's foundation in language. Support your child by creating a root word journal or dictionary together. This will serve as a resource for your young learner while building vocabulary and reading more complex texts.
Understanding root words and their meanings is a foundational piece of language. This is crucial as students read more complex texts and come across unfamiliar words. Support your students by having them create a Root Word Dictionary to keep track of a variety of root words and their meanings.
Root Word Study: Rupt
Root Word Study: Rupt
Worksheet
Root Word Study: Rupt
Understanding root words is crucial for learning the meaning of unfamiliar words and building vocabulary. Use this resource to study the root word RUPT.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Root Word Study: Sign
Root Word Study: Sign
Worksheet
Root Word Study: Sign
Use this resource to study the root word SIGN.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Root Word Study: Spect
Root Word Study: Spect
Worksheet
Root Word Study: Spect
Use this resource to study the root word SPECT.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Root Word Ladder: Tele
Root Word Ladder: Tele
Worksheet
Root Word Ladder: Tele
Practice the root word TELE with this word play worksheet, perfect for strengthening vocabulary skills.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Root Words:
Root Words: "Tele" and "Sign"
Lesson plan
Root Words: "Tele" and "Sign"
Teaching your students about root words is a great way to strengthen their vocabulary and comprehension. Use this lesson to introduce the root words *tele* and *sign.*
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Root Words
Root Words
Exercise
Root Words
Students will understand just where their vocabulary words come from with this root words exercise.
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. Help them figure out if it makes sense to add, subtract, multiply, or divide. 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.
Snack Time Multiplication
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
Multiplication Word Problems
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
Creatures of the Sea Word Problems
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
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
3rd Grade Word Problems: Sea Creatures #4
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
Two-Step Word Problems with Mixed Operations - Gamified!
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
Word Problem Comprehension
Word Problem Comprehension
Lesson plan
Word Problem Comprehension
Make sure your students understand the word problem before they begin to solve it! Use this as a stand alone lesson or a pre-lesson for *Two-Step Word Problems with Mixed-Operations - Gamified!*
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan
Three-Digit Subtraction with Borrowing Mountain Game
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

Compare & Contrast

Compare & Contrast

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
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
Compare and Contrast Fictional Stories: First Day at the New School
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
Graphic Organizer Template: Venn Diagram
Graphic Organizer Template: Venn Diagram
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer Template: Venn Diagram
Use this two-circle Venn diagram template in instruction, or as a guide for student work.
Worksheet
A Tale of Two Texts
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
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
The Same or Different? You Decide!
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
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 prewriting tools 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 learners recognize paragraph structure, and encourage frequent practice with short prompts. Use prewriting tools like graphic organizers to help students organize their thoughts as they begin a more focused piece of writing.
On-Demand Idea Organizer
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
Writing a Paragraph
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
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
Paragraph Writing 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
On-Demand Prewriting
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
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