Let’s get reading and writing! In this lesson, students learn to form and recognize regular plural nouns. But the fun doesn’t stop there. Students will work with counting collections to write sentences about the objects they count.
Learning common constructions for words is one way that third graders can get traction on their spelling and reading comprehension skills. This guided lesson in word structure introduces kids to the idea that most words are made up of smaller words, and provides opportunities to apply this learning with practical examples. For more printable practice with word structure, check out our recommended worksheets.
Understanding the function of nouns is a crucial part of reading and writing fluency. This guided lesson focuses on the types of nouns kids are most likely to come across in third grade texts. Designed by our curriculum experts, the lesson provides grammar instruction and examples to support learning. For more practice, see the nouns worksheets recommended to go along with this lesson.
What has a herd of cows, a float of crocodiles, and everything in between? This quirky reading lesson, that's what. Your students will love learning about collective nouns through music, literature, writing, and arts and crafts.
Parts of speech are the most basic bits and pieces that make clauses and sentences. Without parts of speech, you can’t have sentences, and without sentences, no paragraphs -- without paragraphs, no books, essays, and everything else! Get started constructing complete sentences with parts of speech learning, presented in the form of worksheets, workbooks, games, activities, and more.
Nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions…! Developing language skills means knowing what different kinds of words do in a sentence. Our worksheets, activities, and games help your child learn parts of speech in numerous different ways:
Stories – Check out the interesting stories that you complete. Come up with words to fill in the blanks, like Mad Libs but with more grammar.
Editing – Your child can read sentences with grammatical problems and fix them. Correcting problems in the same part of speech is great practice.
Underlining – Some of our worksheets and activities ask your child to underline parts of speech. Want to find all the prepositions? Get out a red pen!
Card games – Check out our card games. On each card is a fun example of a part of speech. Each game is different, so give them a try!
Diagramming sentences – An old-fashioned skill that is still a lot of fun. Your child can learn to diagram and visualize grammar. They will be able to see the way parts of speech function in a sentence.