Final E Sound and Following Directions

Final E Sound and Following Directions

Teach your child about the many jobs of the final "e" sound. The most common of these — which your child will be familiar with — is that it makes the vowel "say" its name. Teach your child about its other jobs to further deepen their understanding of words and spelling patterns.
Teach your students about the many jobs of the final "e" sound. The most common of these — which students will be familiar with — is that it makes the vowel "say" its name. Teach students about its other jobs to further deepen their understanding of words and spelling patterns.
Final /e/: Vowel Sound Change
Worksheet
Final /e/: Vowel Sound Change
Use this exercise with your students to give them practice reading and spelling words that end with a final /e/.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Final /e/: Word Sort
Worksheet
Final /e/: Word Sort
Use this resource with your students to explore some of the different roles of a final /e/.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Final /e/: Inflected Ending Rules
Worksheet
Final /e/: Inflected Ending Rules
When adding an inflected ending to a word with a final /e/, there are rules to follow. Use this resource with your students to practice dropping the -e before adding the inflected ending.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Final /e/: Word Sort 2
Worksheet
Final /e/: Word Sort 2
Use this resource with your students to explore words with a variety of endings that make the long /e/ sound.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Silent E Springing Up
Lesson plan
Silent E Springing Up
Help your students learn new vocabulary in this hands-on lesson. Your class will learn new words by adding a silent e on the end of familiar CVC words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Spelling with Silent Letters
Exercise
Spelling with Silent Letters
There are silent letters lurking in every word, and this exercise will help students learning how to spell by shining a spotlight on them.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise

Polygons

Polygons

As your child dives into the world of geometry, be sure to teach them about the characteristics unique to each shape. Share images of the different polygons. The more exposure your child has to them, the better they will be at identifying them. Tangram activities offer hands-on practice in working with polygons!
As your students dive into the world of geometry, be sure to teach them about the characteristics unique to each shape. Share images of the different polygons. The more exposure children have to them, the better they will be at identifying them. Tangram activities offer hands-on practice in working with polygons!
Polygons: Name that Shape
Worksheet
Polygons: Name that Shape
In this 3rd grade geometry worksheet, your child will complete each polygon using a ruler, then identify what type of polygon it is.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Drawing and Identifying Polygons
Worksheet
Drawing and Identifying Polygons
On this worksheet, your child will learn to name polygons and identify them in the world around him.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
What is a Polygon?
Worksheet
What is a Polygon?
Help your third-grader learn to recognize the identifying features of a polygon on this geometry worksheet.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Drawing Polygons
Worksheet
Drawing Polygons
With this drawing worksheet, your child will have fun learning about the identifying features of polygons.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Five-sided Polygon: Identifying Pentagons
Worksheet
Five-sided Polygon: Identifying Pentagons
In this 3rd grade geometry worksheet, your child will practice identifying this five-sided polygon as he colors in all the pentagons on the page.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Classifying Shapes
Exercise
Classifying Shapes
For students who learn by doing, this exercise will make learning different shapes’ classifications much easier.
3rd grade
Math
Exercise

Identifying Problems and Solutions in a Text

Identifying Problems and Solutions in a Text

Identifying the problem and solution in works of fiction is an ongoing, fundamental literacy skill. Can your child identify the problem and solution in a text? Tell them that a good story follows a basic arc, with a problem introduced at the beginning and the solution revealed at the end.
Identifying the problem and solution in works of fiction is an ongoing, fundamental literacy skill. Can your students identify the problem and solution in a text? Teach them that a good story follows a basic arc, with a problem introduced at the beginning and the solution revealed at the end.
Problem & Solution Organizer
Worksheet
Problem & Solution Organizer
Use an open-ended graphic organizer to help your students identify the problem and solution in three stories.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: Problem and Solution 1
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: Problem and Solution 1
With these short fiction passages, your students will identify the problems and solutions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Spider Web Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Spider Web Graphic Organizer
Untangle the strands of a story with this spider web graphic organizer!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Plot Diagram Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Plot Diagram Graphic Organizer
Beginning readers can practice their comprehension skills by using this graphic organizer to diagram the plot of a story or book.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: Problem and Solution 2
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: Problem and Solution 2
Your students will read text to identify the problem, attempt to solve the problem and solution in the story.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What Was the Problem?
Lesson plan
What Was the Problem?
Use this lesson to teach your students to use the correct past tense language when speaking about a story they have read. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Fiction Comprehension: Problem and Solution* lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Fiction Comprehension: Problem and Solution
Lesson plan
Fiction Comprehension: Problem and Solution
If you've ever had something go wrong, you know how it feels to search for a solution! Use this lesson to teach your students to identify problems and solutions in fictional text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Figurative Language

Figurative Language

Figurative language is a novel and fun concept for third graders. Help your child decipher various phrases they encounter, teaching them to use a story's context to interpret the meaning of similes, metaphors, and idioms. Avoid spending time at this point on teaching your child the names of the different types of figurative language; instead, focus on guiding your students as they determine the meaning of the expressions. Show them how figurative language spices up a text!
Figurative language is novel and fun for third graders! Help students decipher the phrases they encounter, teaching them to use a story's context to interpret the meaning of similes, metaphors, and idioms. Avoid spending time at this point on teaching your students the names of the different types of figurative language; instead, focus on guiding your students as they determine the meaning of the expressions. Show them how figurative language spices up a text!
Figurative Language Practice
Worksheet
Figurative Language Practice
Help demystify figurative language for your third grader with this worksheet that challenges him to explain what the figurative descriptions in bold mean.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 1
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 1
Your students will infer the meaning of unknown figurative language examples by using context clues.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What is a Metaphor?
Worksheet
What is a Metaphor?
Using figurative language is a great way to boost your child's writing skills and creativity. With the help of this worksheet, she'll be a metaphor master.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 2
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 2
Use this resource with your students to practice using context clues to find the meaning of nonliteral language.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 3
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 3
This exercise will get your students inferring the meaning of unknown metaphors.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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