Dictionary Skills: Base Words and Inflected Forms

Dictionary Skills: Base Words and Inflected Forms

Children will often have trouble finding a word in the dictionary because they are looking up a word with its inflectional ending, not the base word itself. Teach your child to break down words that have inflectional endings; once they identify the base word, they can look it up in the dictionary. This process can help avoid unnecessary frustration!
Students will often have trouble finding a word in the dictionary because they are looking up a word with its inflectional ending, not the base word itself. Teach your students to break down words that have inflectional endings; once they identify the base word, they can look it up in the dictionary. This process can help avoid unnecessary frustration!
Dictionary Skills
Worksheet
Dictionary Skills
Dictionary skills are an important part of learning to read and write. Help your little learner understand the different parts of a dictionary entry.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reference the Dictionary
Worksheet
Reference the Dictionary
Your scholars will break down their vocabulary words with inflected endings into the base form in order to successfully locate a dictionary entry.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Dig into the Dictionary 1
Worksheet
Dig into the Dictionary 1
Use this resource to support your students as they work to break down words with inflected endings into the base form in order to successfully find a word’s definition.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Dig into the Dictionary 2
Worksheet
Dig into the Dictionary 2
Dig into your dictionary skills! Use this resource to guide students as they determine the right word to look up.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Dig into the Dictionary 3
Worksheet
Dig into the Dictionary 3
Use this resource to support your students as they become familiar with removing inflected endings in order to find a dictionary entry.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Inflectional Endings
Exercise
Inflectional Endings
Students will learn where to put emphasis on words in this exercise on inflectional endings.
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.
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
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
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
Characteristics of Polygons
Lesson plan
Characteristics of Polygons
Bring on the polygons! Your students will build their understanding of polygons and sort shapes into categories based on their attributes in this lesson.
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan
The Attributes of Polygons
Lesson plan
The Attributes of Polygons
Get your students discussing the attributes of polygons by having them categorize statements as always, sometimes, or never true. Use this lesson independently or alongside *Characteristics of Polygons.*
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan
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. Discuss examples of this structure found in books you have read together.
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
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
Story Rollercoaster
Worksheet
Story Rollercoaster
Use this fun story rollercoaster template to help young readers understand the different elements of a story. After students have finished their story, have them consider these who, what, where, why, and how questions as they relate to the plot.
2nd 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
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

Persuasive Writing

Persuasive Writing

Help your child tackle this fun, engaging genre with simple structures and relatable prompts. Give your child graphic organizers to help them structure their work, and allow time to think aloud, debate, and test out their reasoning and evidence. This process will help your child approach their opinion writing with confidence and clarity.
Help students tackle this fun, engaging genre with simple structures and relatable prompts. Give your class graphic organizers to help them structure their work, and allow time to think aloud, debate, and test out their reasoning and evidence. This process will help students approach their opinion writing with confidence and clarity.
Persuasive Writing for Kids
Worksheet
Persuasive Writing for Kids
Kids completing this worksheet practice writing a persuasive paragraph, including a topic sentence, supporting details, and a conclusion.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What's the Reason?
Worksheet
What's the Reason?
Kids practice articulating reasons that support opinions in this writing worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Writing an Opinion
Worksheet
Writing an Opinion
Challenge your outspoken third grader to put his opinions down on paper, and practice writing persuasive text while he's at it.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
A Persuasion for the Persuasive
Worksheet
A Persuasion for the Persuasive
Looking for a worksheet to help your kid with his persuasive writing? This printable will help him with his writing skills.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fact & Opinion Worksheet
Worksheet
Fact & Opinion Worksheet
This fact and opinion worksheet guides your child to learning the difference between facts and opinions. Try this fact and opinion worksheet with your student.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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