Irregular Verbs, Prefixes and Word Families

Irregular Verbs, Prefixes and Word Families

A prefix is a word part that is added to the beginning of a word and changes its meaning. Teach your students about the most common prefixes and what they mean. Challenge your child to list words that have specific prefixes and to determine their meaning. Your child will feel empowered as they are able to figure out the meaning of words simply by knowing the meaning of the prefix.
A prefix is a word part that is added to the beginning of a word and changes its meaning. Teach your students about the most common prefixes and what they mean. Challenge your students to list words that have specific prefixes and to determine their meaning. Your students will feel empowered as they are able to figure out the meaning of words simply by knowing the meaning of the prefix.
Learning Prefixes
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Learning Prefixes
Help your third grader wrap her head around prefixes with this worksheet that asks her to attach the right prefix to a set of root words.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Prefixes: Get It Started!
Worksheet
Prefixes: Get It Started!
Kids completing this third grade reading and writing worksheet learn the meaning of three prefixes. Then they choose the right prefix to complete each sentence.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Prefix Practice: Make a New Word
Worksheet
Prefix Practice: Make a New Word
Get some prefix practice with this worksheet that focuses on making new words with common prefixes: dis-, re-, and un-.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Prefix Study: Ex
Worksheet
Prefix Study: Ex
Understanding prefixes is crucial for learning the meaning of unfamiliar words and building vocabulary. Use this resource to study the prefix ex-.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Prefix Study: Mis
Worksheet
Prefix Study: Mis
Understanding prefixes is a crucial part of building vocabulary and learning the meaning of unfamiliar words. Use this resource to study the prefix mis-.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Common Prefixes
Exercise
Common Prefixes
Make it easier for students to spell words by sharing common prefixes with them through this easy to understand exercise.
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
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Geometry Basics: Perimeter
Practice perimeter with your third grader with this nifty worksheet.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Longest Route: Calculating Perimeter
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Longest Route: Calculating Perimeter
In this 3rd grade math worksheet, your child will practice calculating perimeter and adding whole and half numbers.
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 she calculates 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
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
Find the Perimeter
Worksheet
Find the Perimeter
In this 3rd grade math worksheet, your child will practice geometry and addition as she calculates the perimeter of each house to find the largest one.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet

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
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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
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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
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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
The Selfish Giant
Worksheet
The Selfish Giant
Is your kid struggling with reading comprehension? Try this short and sweet story from Oscar Wilde.
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

Writing Research Reports

Writing Research Reports

Research projects are a great cross-curricular activity for young learners. Hone your child's research skills by working with subjects they are interested in, such as the solar system or an important historical event. Once your child is engaged in the topic, teach them how to organize a research report, offering graphic organizers with the structure you would like them to follow.
Research projects are a great cross-curricular activity for young learners. Hone your students' research skills by working with subjects they are interested in, such as the solar system or an important historical event. Once your students are engaged in the topic, teach them how to organize a research report, offering graphic organizers with the structure you would like them to follow.
Identifying Reliable Sources
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Identifying Reliable Sources
Before your child gets started writing research reports, help him learn that not all sources are created equal.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Steps to Writing a Research Paper
Worksheet
Steps to Writing a Research Paper
Visualize the steps to writing a research paper with this essential guide!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
How to Write a Bibliography
Worksheet
How to Write a Bibliography
For kids just entering the world of research and report-writing, here's a handy reference guide on how to write a bibliography.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Animal Life Cycles, All Around
Lesson plan
Animal Life Cycles, All Around
Life cycles go around and around! In this technology-integrated lesson, students will research various animal life cycles and write about them.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
The Solar System: Learning about Planets
Lesson plan
The Solar System: Learning about Planets
Use this lesson to have your students research about a planet of their choice and present it to the class! This lesson will also give the creative students of your class an opportunity to make their own planets!
3rd grade
Science
Lesson plan
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