Year four writers will be tasked with writing longer and more complicated sentences. This guided lesson in understanding, constructing and punctuating sentences can support kids as they learn to build bigger and better sentences in their writing. Grammar instruction and practical examples were written by our curriculum experts, complete with a list of recommended building sentence worksheets for third graders.
This lesson includes 5 printable learning activities.
End Punctuation 1The punctuation mark with which you end a sentence can change the tone of your statement completely. Teach your third grader how to identify these different tones and their appropriate uses with these exercises made just for them.
Floyd Danger: Quest for the Complete SentenceJump, run, and dodge your way through a thrilling journey into the world of sentence structure with this action-packed grammar game. In Floyd Danger: Quest for the Complete Sentence, your third or fourth grader can help Floyd collect gold coins and treasures by choosing phrases to complete sentences and sorting complete sentences vs. fragments into the appropriate jars.
Complete Sentences vs. Fragments 1Help students identify whether or not a sentence is complete with these exercises that give helpful hints when they get stuck!
Subject-Verb Agreement: Truck EditionToot, toot! Floyd is travelling in a truck and needs help matching subjects with verbs. Subject-verb agreement is an essential writing and reading skill for third graders to familiarize themselves with. By playing this game, kids will practise mastering how plural subjects have singular verbs, and vice versa, in the context of a sentence.
Subject-Verb Agreement 1Help your third graders get ahead with these exercises that allow them to practise matching singular and plural subjects and verbs.
Pronoun-Verb AgreementEliminate a common error in speaking and writing with this exercise that teaches pronoun and verb agreement.
Conjunctions 1Teach your third grader how to write two-thought sentences with these exercises that use conjunctions to merge shorter sentences into one.
Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences 1Review simple, compound, and complex sentences with your students to help them succeed as they begin writing reports and essays.
Comma to Combine Short Sentences 1Merging short sentences into fluid phrases is key in essay and report writing. Help your third grader master this skill early on with these exercises.
Coordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions 1Understanding coordinating and subordinating conjunctions is made much easier by this exercise filled with opportunities for practise.

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