Prefixes: Pre-, Con-, Com-

Prefixes: Pre-, Con-, Com-

When teaching your students about word parts, be sure to explain why it is essential to learn the definitions of prefixes, which will help them to decipher unfamiliar words. The definitions can become clues to figure out the meanings. Give a list of words with a certain prefix, then challenge your child to add more words to the list. Discuss meanings and how the word changes when the prefix changes.
When teaching your students about word parts, be sure to explain why it is essential to learn the definitions of prefixes, which will help them to decipher unfamiliar words. The definitions can become clues to figure out the meanings. Give your class a list of words with a certain prefix, then challenge them to add more words to the list. Discuss meanings and how the word changes when the prefix changes.
Prefix Study: Pre
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Prefix Study: Pre
Understanding prefixes is crucial for learning the meaning of unfamiliar words and building vocabulary. Use this resource to study the prefix pre-.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Prefix Study: Con
Worksheet
Prefix Study: Con
Understanding prefixes is a key component of learning the meaning of unfamiliar words and building vocabulary. Use this resource to study the prefix con-.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Prefix Study: Com
Worksheet
Prefix Study: Com
Understanding prefixes is an important part of learning the meaning of unfamiliar words and building vocabulary. Use this resource to study the prefix com-.
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
Perfect Prefixes!
Lesson plan
Perfect Prefixes!
This lesson introduces young learners to prefixes. It also gives them hands-on experience with building words using prefix and root word cards.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Quadrilaterals

Quadrilaterals

Get your child excited about geometry by teaching the names and characteristics of quadrilaterals. Provide your child with a small poster that contains all the shapes and their names. This is a great way to familiarize your child with 2-D shapes.
Get your students excited about geometry by teaching them the names and characteristics of quadrilaterals. Provide your students with a small desk poster or display an anchor chart in the classroom that contains all the shapes and their names. This is a great way to get your students familiar with 2-D shapes.
Naming Quadrilaterals
Worksheet
Naming Quadrilaterals
Help your third-grader learn to recognize quadrilaterals with this geometry worksheet.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Types of Quadrilaterals
Worksheet
Types of Quadrilaterals
Do you know your quadrilaterals? Learn how to identify five different types of quadrilaterals and put your new knowledge to use with a few practice problems.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Making Quadrilaterals
Worksheet
Making Quadrilaterals
4 lines make a quadrilateral! Help your child make various shapes with the dots in this worksheet.
Preschool
Math
Worksheet
Identifying Parallelograms
Worksheet
Identifying Parallelograms
In this 3rd grade geometry worksheet, your child will practice identifying parallelograms among other shapes and will color them in to find a hidden word.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Identifying Trapezoids
Worksheet
Identifying Trapezoids
In this 3rd grade geometry worksheet, your child will practice identifying trapezoids among other shapes and will color them in to find a hidden word.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
2D Shapes with Shared Attributes
Exercise
2D Shapes with Shared Attributes
This exercise will deepen students’ understanding of 2d shapes by exploring examples with shared attributes.
3rd grade
Math
Exercise
Are You Connected to Me?
Lesson plan
Are You Connected to Me?
How are quadrilaterals connected? In this lesson, your students will learn about the relationship between quadrilaterals by drawing, defining, and labeling different ones.
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan

Categorize and Classify

Categorize and Classify

When readers compare and contrast, they are critically thinking and making connections about a text. Give your child opportunities to activate and extend prior knowledge through reading comprehension activities. Use science and social studies topics to give your child practice finding similarities and differences. Offer graphic organizers, such as a venn diagram, to record information.
When readers compare and contrast, they are critically thinking and making connections about the text. Be sure to give students opportunities to activate and extend their prior knowledge through reading comprehension activities. Use science and social studies topics to give your students practice finding similarities and differences. Offer them graphic organizers, such as a venn diagram, to record information.
Compare and Contrast: Vertebrates and Invertebrates
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Compare and Contrast: Vertebrates and Invertebrates
Use this resource to get your students comparing and contrasting information from two short texts.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast: Chemical and Physical Changes
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast: Chemical and Physical Changes
What type of change will you get? Use this resource with your students to compare and contrast chemical and physical reactions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Hot or Cold? How Temperatures Affect Plants
Worksheet
Hot or Cold? How Temperatures Affect Plants
How do different plants respond to hot or cold temperatures? In this hands-on worksheet, students will analyze two different texts, comparing and contrasting details in both texts.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Feeding Our Pets
Worksheet
Feeding Our Pets
If your students struggle with how to compare and contrast texts, this worksheet can be used for reteaching or extra practice.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Nonfiction Comprehension: Compare and Contrast
Lesson plan
Nonfiction Comprehension: Compare and Contrast
Teach your students to compare and contrast to boost their comprehension! Use this lesson to teach your students to compare and contrast information from two nonfiction texts on the same topic.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Adjectives: Comparative and Superlative
Lesson plan
Adjectives: Comparative and Superlative
Big, bigger, biggest? Teach your students about comparative and superlative adjectives as they make comparisons. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Nonfiction Comprehension: Compare and Contrast* lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Penmanship: Cursive

Penmanship: Cursive

Be sure to expose your child to cursive handwriting and touch typing instruction. Cursive handwriting and typing are important life skills for young learners. Much of our lives operate through the world of technology, so your child will be at an advantage if they can type with ease. Also, the ability to read and write cursive is often needed to read historical documents.
Be sure to expose your students to cursive handwriting and touch typing instruction. Cursive handwriting and typing are important life skills for young learners. Much of our lives operate through the world of technology, so students will be at an advantage if they can type with ease. Also, the ability to read and write cursive is often needed to read historical documents.
Cursive I
Worksheet
Cursive I
Write the cursive I with ease in this cursive I worksheet. Loop, scrawl, and write your way to a perfect cursive I with this cursive I worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Cursive Writing Practice: My Family
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Cursive Writing Practice: My Family
Kids practice writing in cursive the names of close family members (and maybe pets, too) on this third grade writing worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Cursive Writing Practice: My Name
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Cursive Writing Practice: My Name
Kids practice writing their first and last names in cursive on this third grade writing worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Cursive Handwriting: "J" is for Jellyfish
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Cursive Handwriting: "J" is for Jellyfish
Kids practice writing capital and lowercase "J" in cursive on this third grade writing worksheet by tracing the letters, then writing their own.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Cursive Handwriting: "X" is for X-Ray Fish
Worksheet
Cursive Handwriting: "X" is for X-Ray Fish
Kids practice writing capital and lowercase "X" in cursive on this third grade writing worksheet by tracing the letters, then writing their own.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Home Row Typing: F and J with Gem Miner
Game
Home Row Typing: F and J with Gem Miner
In this game, kids practice their touch typing accuracy skills with the F and J home row keys.
1st grade
Game
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