Third Grade Writing Worksheets and Printables

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Valentine's Day Creative Writing #5
Valentine's Day Creative Writing #5
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Valentine's Day Creative Writing #5
Inspire your little poet with a writing prompt for Valentine's Day! He'll come up with some sweet rhymes and create his own poem.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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From the Turkey’s Point of View
From the Turkey’s Point of View
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From the Turkey’s Point of View
Use this Thanksgiving-inspired exercise to get your students’ creative juices flowing.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Visitor Centers
Visitor Centers
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Visitor Centers
You don't need to actually visit a visitor center to gain access to fascinating facts and maps.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Write About Summer
Write About Summer
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Write About Summer
Every kid loves summertime! Keep their writing skills honed and ready for fall with a fun summer writing prompt.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Conduct an Interview: Fall Family Traditions
Conduct an Interview: Fall Family Traditions
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Conduct an Interview: Fall Family Traditions
Give your students the opportunity to conduct an interview with a family member or loved one to learn about their meaningful traditions. They will ask questions about fall traditions, finding out about clothing, food, location, and the people involved. Th
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Elf Snowball Fight
Elf Snowball Fight
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Elf Snowball Fight
This elf snowball fight writing prompt is perfect for Christmas. The elves and reindeer have gotten into an epic elf snowball fight in this creative prompt.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Future Summer!
Future Summer!
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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
Valentine's Day Creative Writing #9
Valentine's Day Creative Writing #9
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Valentine's Day Creative Writing #9
Valentine's Day is here and what better way to get in the mood with this fun and creative writing prompt.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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So Surprised!
So Surprised!
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So Surprised!
What was a time in your life when you were surprised? Use this prompt and worksheet to help students plan a personal narrative on this topic.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Three Wishes
Three Wishes
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Three Wishes
What would you wish for if you had the chance? This writing prompt is a fun way to get beginning writers using their creativity.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Thanksgiving Writing Activity #3
Thanksgiving Writing Activity #3
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Thanksgiving Writing Activity #3
In this creative writing prompt, children recall a past Thanksgiving and describe what made it so memorable.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Snowflake Writing Prompt
Snowflake Writing Prompt
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Snowflake Writing Prompt
If you were a snowflake, what would you see? Where would you go? Have some wintry fun with this journal prompt.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Something Difficult
Something Difficult
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Something Difficult
If your students need extra practice structuring a personal narrative, use this prompt to write a story about something that was difficult for them.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Florida Skunk Ape
Florida Skunk Ape
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Florida Skunk Ape
Read more about the Florida Skunk Ape and one of the most famous encounter stories. Then, use your imagination to write a letter about the encounter.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Halloween Sentences
Halloween Sentences
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Halloween Sentences
Before your third grader puts on a costume, have him practice writing sentences that support a single topic. The topic of this worksheet? The fun of Halloween!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Thanksgiving Writing Ideas
Thanksgiving Writing Ideas
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Thanksgiving Writing Ideas
In this writing exercise, children write a descriptive paragraph or two about the colors that surround them in autumn.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Wampus Cat
Wampus Cat
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Wampus Cat
Read about the Wampus Cat, a famous Tennessee legend. Test comprehension as your child reads about some of the sightings.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Valentine's Day Creative Writing #3
Valentine's Day Creative Writing #3
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Valentine's Day Creative Writing #3
What does love mean to you? Inspire your child to think critically about an important emotion this Valentine's Day with a creative writing prompt.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Zombie Writing Jam
Zombie Writing Jam
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Zombie Writing Jam
Pick up the past with this fun writing drill, perfect for Halloween time or any kid that's fascinated by monsters.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Raining Gumballs
Raining Gumballs
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Raining Gumballs
What would you do if you were caught in a rainstorm made of gumballs? Bring out your creativity with this wacky writing prompt.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vampire or Werewolf
Vampire or Werewolf
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Vampire or Werewolf
Take a bite into the supernatural with this scary writing prompt.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Blarney Stone Writing Prompt
Blarney Stone Writing Prompt
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Blarney Stone Writing Prompt
They say that kissing the Blarney Stone will give you a special way with words! Let your little writer practice her eloquent writing this St. Patrick's Day.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Knights and Dragons Writing Prompt
Knights and Dragons Writing Prompt
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Knights and Dragons Writing Prompt
Does your 3rd grader have a case of writer's block? Hand him this creative writing worksheet featuring a knight and a dragon doing battle.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Valentine's Day Creative Writing #8
Valentine's Day Creative Writing #8
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Valentine's Day Creative Writing #8
How would you show your love on Valentine's Day? Be as creative as you want with this fun writing prompt.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Your Favorite Character!
Your Favorite Character!
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Your Favorite Character!
What if you were able to meet your favorite fictional character in real life? Write a creative story about your adventures together.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Third Grade Writing Worksheets and Printables

Writing is an essential skill that kids need to be successful both in elementary school and beyond. Our third grade writing worksheets provide many strategies for helping kids improve their writing abilities, from fill in the blank stories to writing prompts to crossword puzzles for vocabulary building. Your kids can even learn about syllables by writing their own haikus! When they've mastered some of the basics, move onto third grade writing worksheets.

Exploring the Magical World of Words with Third Grade Writing Worksheets

Third grade is a wonderful time for reading and writing development, and these third grade writing worksheets are designed to get kids excited about expressing their thoughts.
  • Start with the nuts and bolts of sentence-level writing with grammar worksheets, punctuation worksheets, and spelling worksheets.
  • For kids with a handle on the basics, get ready to explore the wonderful world of written composition. Third grade composition worksheets prompt students to create their own fairy tales, recount personal narratives, and organize their ideas into written essays.
  • As students grow in confidence and learn how to structure writing, encourage creativity with third grade poetry worksheets that prompt students to create rhymes, develop rhythm in language, even invent their own nonsense words!
These third grade writing worksheets help students develop common core reading and writing skills, moving beyond sentence-level writing and short answers to longer-form projects in which they organize ideas, present arguments, and create imaginative worlds using the intuitive art of storytelling.