Third Grade Writing Worksheets and Printables

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Informational Writing: Linking Ideas
Informational Writing: Linking Ideas
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Informational Writing: Linking Ideas
Use this exercise with your students to practice linking ideas within their writing to make strong connections.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Cursive Handwriting: "J" is for Jellyfish
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
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Descriptive Writing Prompts
Descriptive Writing Prompts
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Descriptive Writing Prompts
Give your novice writer a fun way to practice sentence writing with these sentence starter prompts.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Support a Claim
Support a Claim
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Support a Claim
Kids practice argument writing with this claims worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Letter S Cursive Tracing Practice
Letter S Cursive Tracing Practice
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Letter S Cursive Tracing Practice
Writing the cursive S has never been simpler than in this cursive S worksheet. Make your cursive S shine with this sunny cursive S worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make Your Own Comic Book #2
Make Your Own Comic Book #2
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Make Your Own Comic Book #2
Take the intimidation out of narrative writing with this exciting alternative! Budding writers and artists alike will love the chance to get creative with this comic book template.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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My Opinion Matters
My Opinion Matters
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My Opinion Matters
Introduce this graphic organizer as a way to help students compose opinion pieces.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Narrative Story Organizer
Narrative Story Organizer
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Narrative Story Organizer
Second graders love telling stories! Help them plan their own small moment stories using this handy graphic organizer.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Hooks in Informational Writing
Hooks in Informational Writing
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Hooks in Informational Writing
Use this resource with your students to practice writing a variety of hooks.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Steps to Writing a Research Paper
Steps to Writing a Research Paper
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Steps to Writing a Research Paper
Visualize the steps to writing a research paper with this essential guide!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Plan a Persuasive Paragraph
Plan a Persuasive Paragraph
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Plan a Persuasive Paragraph
Teach your students to write a persuasive paragraph with this worksheet. Your student will choose an issue, explain their opinion, provide supportive reasoning for their opinion, and then write a paragraph on the issue.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Sticky Note Stop and Jot
Sticky Note Stop and Jot
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Sticky Note Stop and Jot
Use this reading strategy to help your students along in their reading comprehension skills. Students will respond to literature with Stop & Jots, with or without sticky notes.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Hey Neighbor!: ie or ei?
Hey Neighbor!: ie or ei?
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Hey Neighbor!: ie or ei?
This third grade writing worksheet covers the "i" before "e" rule to give kids a tool to use when trying to spell tricky words.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Silverback Gorilla Facts
Silverback Gorilla Facts
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Silverback Gorilla Facts
The silverback gorilla is a special animal. This magnificent male is part of an endangered species. Complete this sheet to learn all about this gentle giant.
3rd grade
Science
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All About My Family: Grandma
All About My Family: Grandma
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All About My Family: Grandma
Help your little one get to know her family members with a fun interview and creative writing exercise, all about grandma!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Get Focused:  Writing Topic Sentences
Get Focused: Writing Topic Sentences
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Get Focused: Writing Topic Sentences
As students read the supporting details and concluding sentence for a specific topic, they will learn how to write an appropriate topic sentence.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Identify Supporting Details
Identify Supporting Details
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Identify Supporting Details
Every main idea needs good supporting details! Help your child learn to recognize paragraph and story organization with this exercise.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Who Am I? African American Musicians
Who Am I? African American Musicians
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Who Am I? African American Musicians
This fun worksheet will expose your learners to important musicians in the African American community.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Grizzly Bear Facts
Grizzly Bear Facts
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Grizzly Bear Facts
The grizzly bear once roamed across most of North America; now its habitat has shrunk to the northwest. Discover more about the grizzly with this worksheet.
3rd grade
Science
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Writing Prompt: Stranded on a Deserted Island
Writing Prompt: Stranded on a Deserted Island
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Writing Prompt: Stranded on a Deserted Island
Use this creative prompt to peek into your young writer’s imagination and cultivate their writing skills.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Opinion Paragraphs
Opinion Paragraphs
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Opinion Paragraphs
Let your voice be heard! Prepare students for essay writing with these fun prompts that encourage them to express their opinions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Third Person Narrative
Third Person Narrative
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Third Person Narrative
Third person narrative is the most commonly used point of view in writing. Introduce your child to the concept of third person narrative with this worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Summer Creative Writing
Summer Creative Writing
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Summer Creative Writing
How do you spend your summer days? Help your child keep his writing skills honed this summer vacation with a creative writing prompt.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Descriptive Paragraph
Write a Descriptive Paragraph
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Write a Descriptive Paragraph
Help your budding writer learn to "show, not tell" with this creative writing exercise.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Bubble Graphic Organizer
Bubble Graphic Organizer
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Bubble Graphic Organizer
Get your thoughts organized with this handy graphic organizer! Kids can use this template to deconstruct any story they're working on in school.
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.