Tense Changes and Spelling Rules

Tense Changes and Spelling Rules

When studying tense changes, children should also learn the accompanying spelling patterns and rules. Practice changing sentences from present to past tense. How does the verb change? Challenge your child to identify the spelling patterns they follow as they modify verbs.
When studying tense changes, students should also learn the accompanying spelling patterns and rules. Practice changing sentences from present to past tense. How does the verb change? Challenge students to identify the spelling patterns they follow as they modify verbs.
Double It!
Worksheet
Double It!
Students will have the opportunity to practice changing the tense of verbs.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Use the Rules: Verbs that End in "Y"
Worksheet
Use the Rules: Verbs that End in "Y"
If your students have difficulty changing “-y” verbs to past tense, use this worksheet to give them extra practice!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Changing the "Y" Verbs
Worksheet
Changing the "Y" Verbs
The verbs in each sentence are incorrect! Students will change the present tense verbs to past tense, using their knowledge about the final “y.”
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Double It!: A Lesson on Suffixes and Changing Verb Tense
Lesson plan
Double It!: A Lesson on Suffixes and Changing Verb Tense
This lesson won’t be double trouble! Your students will learn how to correctly double consonants to form past tense verbs. Students will be able to read and write verbs that do and don’t have double consonants.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
From Present to Past: Verbs with a “Y”
Lesson plan
From Present to Past: Verbs with a “Y”
Do your students struggle with changing “y” verbs from present to past tense? Use this lesson to help your students transform the “-y” verbs that don’t follow the typical “add -ed” rule.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Multiplication Facts Review

Multiplication Facts Review

Keeping multiplication facts fresh for your third grader is critical when it comes to automaticity. Make practice fun with on- and offline games; use flashcards to see how fast your child can call out the answers. Timed tests and charts can help you further track and assess your child's progress.
Keeping multiplication facts fresh for your third graders is critical when it comes to automaticity. Friendly competitions like partner quizzes and on- and offline games and activities engage students and support those who may be struggling. Timed tests can further help you assess and track your students' success.
Two-Minute Multiplication
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Two-Minute Multiplication
Do some mad multiplication with this heart-racing math minute worksheet! Math minutes bring out your child's competitive spirit in the best way.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Single Digit Multiplication
Worksheet
Single Digit Multiplication
Clown around with this worksheet! Children solve single-digit multiplication problems to build a friendly clown face.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Build a Robot: Multiplication #5
Worksheet
Build a Robot: Multiplication #5
If your third grader loves robots, but needs some help with multiplication, then we've got the worksheet for him!
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Baseball Multiplication
Worksheet
Baseball Multiplication
Take a swing at those times tables with some baseball multiplication! Your child will enjoy practicing his times tables with a colorful sports sheet.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Basketball Multiplication
Worksheet
Basketball Multiplication
Run circles around math practice with a fun multiplication sheet! Your math whiz can work on her times tables, basketball style.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Skip Counting at the Zoo
Game
Skip Counting at the Zoo
Kids practice skip counting and repeated addition with some funny mutant animals at the petting zoo!
3rd grade
Math
Game
You're On a Roll! Practicing Multiplication Facts
Lesson plan
You're On a Roll! Practicing Multiplication Facts
Are your students struggling to remember their times tables? We all know the only way to remembering math facts is to practice! This hands-on lesson is a fun way for your class get the practice they need to master multiplication facts.
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan

Fluency: Rereading Text and Author's Viewpoint

Fluency: Rereading Text and Author's Viewpoint

Being able to determine an author's viewpoint on a given topic is a high-level reading skill. Teach your child how to pick out small clues in a text that offer insight into an author's opinions — then have them compare and contrast these with their own. How are they similar? How are they different? Encourage your child to interact both critically and creatively with the informational texts they read.
Being able to determine an author's viewpoint on a given topic is a high-level reading skill. Teach your students how to pick out small clues in a text that offer insight into an author's opinions — then have them compare and contrast these with their own. How are they similar? How are they different? Encourage your students to interact both critically and creatively with the informational texts they read.
Through the Eyes of a Teacher
Worksheet
Through the Eyes of a Teacher
This worksheet contains relevant classroom topics that provide a bridge for identifying differences in point of view.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Exploring Point of View: What Do You Think?
Worksheet
Exploring Point of View: What Do You Think?
From the topic of roller coasters to the topic of spinach, this kid-friendly worksheet guides a student in comparing his or her opinion to the opinions of the fictional character named “Jimmy.”
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Point of View Practice: Life Cycle of a Frog
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Point of View Practice: Life Cycle of a Frog
Use this science-themed resource with your students to practice recognizing the author’s point of view in a text about life cycles. Students will determine the author’s viewpoint on the subject as they establish their own points of view.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Point of View Practice: The Tsunami of 2004
Worksheet
Point of View Practice: The Tsunami of 2004
Use this resource with your students to practice recognizing the author’s point of view in a text about a major historical event. Students will read a passage about the Tsunami of 2004 and determine the author’s viewpoint as they establish their own point
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Point of View Practice: Titanic
Worksheet
Point of View Practice: Titanic
Use this high-interest text with your students to practice recognizing the author’s point of view. Students will determine the author’s viewpoint on the subject of the Titanic as they establish their own points of view.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What Does the Author Think?
Lesson plan
What Does the Author Think?
Can you tell what the author thinks about this subject? What do *you* think about it? Use this resource to help your students recognize the author's point of view and establish their own.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Main Idea and Details

Main Idea and Details

Good writers are both focused and organized! Give your child short informational texts and ask them to identify the main idea and strong supporting details. This practice, along with ongoing exposure to examples of structured paragraphs, will help your child craft focused, organized paragraphs of their own.
Good writers are both focused and organized! Give your students short informational texts and ask them to identify the main idea and strong supporting details. This practice, along with ongoing exposure to examples of structured paragraphs, will help your students craft focused, organized paragraphs of their own.
Important Supporting Details: Helen Keller
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Important Supporting Details: Helen Keller
Use this resource with your students to practice picking out the most important details to support a main idea as they read about a famous historical figure.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Important Supporting Details: Cherokee
Worksheet
Important Supporting Details: Cherokee
Use this resource with your students to practice picking out the most important details to support a main idea. Students will read about an significant Native American tribe and determine the most important information in the text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Important Supporting Details: Jamestown Colony
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Important Supporting Details: Jamestown Colony
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Important Supporting Details: The Battles of Lexington and Concord
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Important Supporting Details: The Battles of Lexington and Concord
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What is the Main Idea
Worksheet
What is the Main Idea
Help your student practice story organization with this exercise, where she'll identify the supporting details that properly support the main idea.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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