Final E Sound

Final E Sound

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/: 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
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
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

Perimeter

Perimeter

As you teach your child how to calculate perimeter, be aware that area and perimeter are two concepts that are often confused. To help your child keep the two concepts clear, provide many examples of finding the perimeter of different shapes. Keep a visual for your child to reference as they practice calculating perimeter.
As you teach your students how to calculate perimeter, be aware that children often confuse area and perimeter. To help students keep the two concepts clear, offer many examples of finding the perimeter of different shapes. Keep a visual up in the classroom that students can reference as they practice calculating perimeter.
Geometry Basics: Perimeter
Worksheet
Geometry Basics: Perimeter
Practice perimeter with your third grader with this nifty worksheet.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Geometry Basics: More Perimeters
Worksheet
Geometry Basics: More Perimeters
Get back to basics with this handy geometry resource! Challenge your child to determine the perimeter—or distance around a shape—of a variety of polygons. They'll be perimeter pros in no time!
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Find the Perimeter
Worksheet
Find the Perimeter
In this 3rd grade math worksheet, your child will practice geometry and addition as they calculate the perimeter of each house to find the largest one.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Presenting Perimeter
Worksheet
Presenting Perimeter
Kids learn how to calculate the perimeter of a shape, and practice their addition facts while they're at it.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Finding the Perimeter
Worksheet
Finding the Perimeter
Kids practice finding the perimeter of a variety of polygons.
4th grade
Worksheet
Find The Perimeter: Real Life Objects
Lesson plan
Find The Perimeter: Real Life Objects
This lesson on perimeter will let your students walk around the class to see the border, use a measuring tape to measure the walls in their classroom, and enable them to understand how math is related to real life!
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan
Real Life Perimeter
Lesson plan
Real Life Perimeter
Get your students talking about how they can apply the concept of perimeter to real life. Use this lesson independently or alongside *Find the Perimeter: Real Life Objects.*
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan
Alfalfa's Out of the Box: Perimeter, Area, and Addition
Game
Alfalfa's Out of the Box: Perimeter, Area, and Addition
Kids help Alfalfa the turtle and Old Harold navigate their way into the backyard in this sweet math story.
3rd grade
Math
Game

Asking Questions

Asking Questions

Asking questions is one of the most powerful reading comprehension tools around. Check in with your child by returning to the basic questions of who, what, when, where, why, and how. This can help you determine if your child needs more reading support. Provide short texts and ask fundamental comprehension questions. Can your young reader use text evidence to support their answers? You will know almost instantly if they have understood what they read.
Asking questions is one of the most powerful reading comprehension tools around. Return to the basic questions of who, what, when, where, why, and how as you check in with your students. This is especially useful with readers who may need extra support. Give students short texts and ask them to answer fundamental comprehension questions, using text evidence to support their answers. You will know almost instantly whether or not they understand what they have read.
Reading Comprehension: The Soccer Sprain
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: The Soccer Sprain
After your students finish reading this story about Leo and how he overcomes his soccer injury, they will answer who, what, when, where, why, and how questions about the text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: A Family Reunion Trip
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: A Family Reunion Trip
Your third graders will read a story about Donny and his family as they attempt to get to their family reunion. After they finish reading, they will answer who, what, when, where, why, and how questions.
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: The Runaway Ball
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: The Runaway Ball
Your third graders will love reading this story about Mike, his friends, the kickball game, and the runaway ball! Use this resource with your students as they answer basic comprehension questions about a fiction text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: The Walk’s Discovery
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: The Walk’s Discovery
Your young readers are sure to enjoy this story about Ralph and the discovery he makes on his walk. This worksheet will help strengthen your students' comprehension skills as they answer questions about the text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Questions that Gauge Comprehension
Lesson plan
Questions that Gauge Comprehension
Use this lesson to gauge your students’ basic comprehension of fiction text. If they can answer who, what, when, where, why, and how questions, you know they have a handle on it and it’s time to get into more critical thinking!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Answering "Why" Questions
Lesson plan
Answering "Why" Questions
Teach your students how to use specific vocabulary as they answer questions. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Questions that Gauge Comprehension* lesson.
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 child 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 them 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
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
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
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