Suffixes

Suffixes

Understanding morphemes, such as affixes and roots, allows your child to decode unfamiliar words, as well as to interpret the subtle nuances of a word's meaning. Select from this suite of activities to teach your child about specific suffixes and word formations.
Understanding morphemes, such as affixes and roots, allows students to decode unfamiliar words, as well as to interpret the subtle nuances of a word's meaning. Select from this suite of activities to teach students about specific suffixes and word formations.
Suffixes: How Thoughtful!
Worksheet
Suffixes: How Thoughtful!
Kids completing this third grade reading and writing worksheet practice using suffixes by adding -ful or -less to words to finish sentences.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Advanced Grammar: Suffixes #2
Worksheet
Advanced Grammar: Suffixes #2
Help your students master suffix words with the three tasks in this worksheet: Matching, writing, and identifying suffix words.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
It’s Grammar Time: Suffixes
Worksheet
It’s Grammar Time: Suffixes
With this resource, your students will use the meaning of suffixes to determine the meaning of new words.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Prefixes and Suffixes
Activity
Prefixes and Suffixes
It doesnât take long for flashcard drills about prefixes and suffixes to get old. Turn the learning process into a treasure hunt with this fun activity!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
Suffixes
Lesson plan
Suffixes
This introductory lesson on suffixes is sure to get your young scholars excited about root word modification. Students will work both independently and in pairs as they work on a bunch of fun worksheets.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Super Suffixes
Lesson plan
Super Suffixes
Suffixes can do some amazing things. They can turn "power" into "powerful," "big" into "bigger," and "fear" into "fearless." This hands-on lesson allows young writers to build their own words using different root words and suffixes.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Multiplication

Multiplication

Make sure your child has a solid foundation in multiplication facts before advancing to fourth grade. Make this continued practice more engaging for your child by playing games, both together and on the computer. Incorporate art with these color-by-number games!
Make sure your students have a solid foundation in multiplication facts before advancing to fourth grade. Make this continued practice more engaging for your students by playing games as a class and on the computer. Incorporate art with these color-by-number games!
Multiplication Color by Number: Parrot 1
Worksheet
Multiplication Color by Number: Parrot 1
Memorizing multiplication tables is fun with this 3rd grade math worksheet that doubles as a color by number coloring page!
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Multiplication Color by Number: Butterfly 5
Worksheet
Multiplication Color by Number: Butterfly 5
Containing both some helpful multiplication practice and a fun color-by-number activity, this double-duty worksheet will strengthen multiple third grade skills.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Multiplication Color by Number: Chameleon 3
Worksheet
Multiplication Color by Number: Chameleon 3
Part math lesson, part color-by-number activity, this worksheet helps kids learn their times tables. Boost your child's multiplication and mental math skills.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Multiplication Color by Number: Tree Frog 4
Worksheet
Multiplication Color by Number: Tree Frog 4
Doubling as a color by number coloring page, this 3rd grade math worksheet helps your child learn his multiplication tables and exercise his creativity, too!
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Multiplication Color by Number: Fish #5
Worksheet
Multiplication Color by Number: Fish #5
This charming worksheet will have your third grader practicing one-digit multiplication as he completes a fun color-by-number project.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Multiply by 11 Ski Racer
Game
Multiply by 11 Ski Racer
Practicing math doesn't need to be boring—play this ski racer multiplication game to get some fun practice multiplying by 11.
3rd grade
Math
Game
Multiplying by Multiples of 10
Lesson plan
Multiplying by Multiples of 10
10, 20, 30, and up! In this lesson, students learn strategies for multiplying one-digit numbers by multiples of ten (10 through 90) through practice problems and playing a fun, hands-on game.
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan

Reviewing Reading Strategies

Reviewing Reading Strategies

Core fiction and nonfiction reading strategies become automatic with practice. Review basic reading comprehension strategies, encouraging your child to think about what he or she already knows about a topic and to make connections as they read. Encourage your child to visualize, or make a movie in their mind, as they read. Challenge your child to determine the most important information, main idea, and supporting details. This will get your young reader critically thinking about texts and are all strategies they will rely on as fourth graders.
Core ficiton and nonfiction reading strategies become automatic with practice. Review basic strategies like using prior knowledge, making connections, and visualizing to help augment students' reading comprehension skills. Challenge your class to employ strategies that require more critical thinking, such as determining a text's important information, main idea, and supporting details. Review this toolbox of strategies as you prepare to send your students to fourth grade.
Reading Corner: Main Idea & Details Part 1
Worksheet
Reading Corner: Main Idea & Details Part 1
Reading comprehension strategies, such as identifying the main idea, help students focus on how to determine what the author is trying to say.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Strategies: Activate Prior Knowledge
Worksheet
Reading Strategies: Activate Prior Knowledge
Use this resource with your students to practice one of the core reading strategies: activating prior knowledge.
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Strategies: Determining Importance
Worksheet
Reading Strategies: Determining Importance
Use this resource with your students to practice one of the core reading strategies: determining importance. Support your young learners as they read, judge, justify, and defend their understanding of a text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Strategies: Making Connections
Worksheet
Reading Strategies: Making Connections
Use this resource with your students to practice relating to the text by making connections. Your students will practice making text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections as they read literature or informational text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Strategies: Visualizing
Worksheet
Reading Strategies: Visualizing
Everyone gets to be a movie maker! Use this resource with your students as they practice visualizing. As they make a movie in their mind, they will create illustrations to accompany a text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Determining Importance
Lesson plan
Determining Importance
Is that fact important, or is it just interesting? Use this lesson to help your students determine importance in nonfiction text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Repeated Words and Phrases
Lesson plan
Repeated Words and Phrases
Teach your students to look for the repeated words and phrases in a nonfiction text as they pick out important information. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Determining Importance* lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Looking Ahead to Summer!

Looking Ahead to Summer!

As the school year comes to a close, your child is surely excited about what lies ahead. There is a whole summer to look forward to, not to mention the start of a brand new year in fourth grade. Connect with your child and support their creativity and writing skills with some fun summer-themed writing activities. Sit back and enjoy seeing how far your young writer has come this year!
As the school year comes to a close, students are surely excited about what lies ahead. They have a whole summer to look forward to, not to mention the start of a brand new year in fourth grade. Connect with your students and let them showcase their creativity and writing skills with engaging summer-themed writing activities. Encourage them to share their work with you and the class, then sit back and enjoy seeing how far they have come as writers this year.
Writing About Summer
Worksheet
Writing About Summer
How hot is the summer weather in your town? Celebrate the summer season with this creative writing prompt.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fill in the Blanks Story: Camping
Worksheet
Fill in the Blanks Story: Camping
Go on a crazy camping adventure with this fill-in-the-blanks story! Your student can practice his parts of speech as he fills in the missing words.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fill in the Blanks Story: Beach
Worksheet
Fill in the Blanks Story: Beach
Little storytellers, take a trip to the beach with this fill-in-the-blanks story! Your young writer will practice her parts of speech to finish the story.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Future Summer!
Worksheet
Future Summer!
What will summer vacation be like in the future? Spark your student's sci-fi imagination with this fun prompt.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write About Summer
Worksheet
Write About Summer
Every kid loves summertime! Keep his writing skills honed and ready for fall with a fun summer writing prompt.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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