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3rd grade
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Complete a Story Map
Complete a Story Map
Worksheet
Complete a Story Map
This graphic organizer guides readers to complete a story map of their reading by having them record the characters, setting, problem, and solution.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading for Comprehension: Cause and Effect
Reading for Comprehension: Cause and Effect
Worksheet
Reading for Comprehension: Cause and Effect
This cause and effect worksheet opens your child up to improved critical thinking abilities. Use this cause and effect worksheet to focus on story structure.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Text Dependent Questions for Independent Reading
Text Dependent Questions for Independent Reading
Worksheet
Text Dependent Questions for Independent Reading
Text dependent questions are reading comprehension questions that can only be answered by referring to the text. Students have to read the text closely and use inferential thinking to determine the answer. Use this list of text dependent questions for you
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Asking and Answering Questions
Asking and Answering Questions
Lesson Plan
Asking and Answering Questions
This lesson helps students learn about asking and answering questions about a text. It also exposes them to valuable lessons about trying to figure out their dreams and not giving up along the way.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Reading for Comprehension: Drawing Conclusions
Reading for Comprehension: Drawing Conclusions
Worksheet
Reading for Comprehension: Drawing Conclusions
Use this worksheet to help students draw conclusions using text information.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: Sugar and Spice
Reading Comprehension: Sugar and Spice
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: Sugar and Spice
Bring it back to the basics with this reading comprehension exercise about Mindy, her birthday party, and her cake.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading for Comprehension: Jason and the Game Show
Reading for Comprehension: Jason and the Game Show
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Reading for Comprehension: Jason and the Game Show
Get your third grader in the habit of reading closely with this multi-page story featuring questions on the main character, sequencing, and recalling details.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Animal Antics
Animal Antics
Workbook
Animal Antics
Embark on a worldwide animal safari with this nature-lover's workbook! Learn about animal habitats, endangered species and more, all while honing reading comprehension skills.
3rd grade
Science
Workbook
Asking and Answering Questions While Reading
Asking and Answering Questions While Reading
Lesson Plan
Asking and Answering Questions While Reading
Maximize your students' engagement when reading by teaching them how to ask and answer questions along the way. Use this as a stand alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for the *Asking and Answering Questions* lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Sugar and Spice
Sugar and Spice
Worksheet
Sugar and Spice
Get your third grader in the habit of reading deeper by encouraging him to think about what's going on in this short story and why.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Folktales: The Princess Mouse
Folktales: The Princess Mouse
Worksheet
Folktales: The Princess Mouse
Folktales are a great way to get your child into reading, and to help them consider moral values as well!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Story Rollercoaster
Story Rollercoaster
Worksheet
Story Rollercoaster
Use this fun story rollercoaster template to help young readers understand the different elements of a story. After students have finished their story, have them consider these who, what, where, why, and how questions as they relate to the plot.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
My Vacation
My Vacation
Workbook
My Vacation
In this three-part series, a child anticipates a family getaway. Practice summarizing works of fiction, identifying chronology, interpreting pictures, and identifying homophones and homographs through this series of reading and comprehension activities.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Reading Comprehension: The Walk’s Discovery
Reading Comprehension: The Walk’s Discovery
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: The Walk’s Discovery
Your young readers are sure to enjoy this story about Ralph and the discovery he makes on his walk. This worksheet will help strengthen your students' comprehension skills as they answer questions about the text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: The Soccer Sprain
Reading Comprehension: The Soccer Sprain
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: The Soccer Sprain
After your students finish reading this story about Leo and how he overcomes his soccer injury, they will answer who, what, when, where, why, and how questions about the text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Tree of Cranes
Tree of Cranes
Lesson Plan
Tree of Cranes
This winter-themed lesson plan, which incorporates the book *Tree of Cranes* by Allen Say, teaches students about Japanese traditions and customs. They will review the basic elements of a narrative story, and then write their own narratives about a special event or moment in their life.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Practice Your Reading Comprehension
Practice Your Reading Comprehension
Worksheet
Practice Your Reading Comprehension
After reading the "My Vacation" series, use this worksheet to discover what you learned.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about Martin Luther King, Jr. Learners will decide which two statements are true and which is a lie.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: The Runaway Ball
Reading Comprehension: The Runaway Ball
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: The Runaway Ball
Your third graders will love reading this story about Mike, his friends, the kickball game, and the runaway ball! Use this resource with your students as they answer basic comprehension questions about a fiction text.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Cat That Walked by Himself
The Cat That Walked by Himself
Worksheet
The Cat That Walked by Himself
Beginning readers will love this short story by Rudyard Kipling, all about how the animals were first domesticated.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading for Comprehension: More Cause and Effect
Reading for Comprehension: More Cause and Effect
Worksheet
Reading for Comprehension: More Cause and Effect
How do events change characters in the story, or the story itself? Use this worksheet to review the concept of cause and effect.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: How the Alphabet Was Made
Reading Comprehension: How the Alphabet Was Made
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Reading Comprehension: How the Alphabet Was Made
Read this classic story by Rudyard Kipling with your students for basic reading comprehension practice. As they answer who, what, where, when, why, and how questions, your students will prove that they understand what they read!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Asking Deeper Questions
Asking Deeper Questions
Lesson Plan
Asking Deeper Questions
Use this lesson to help your ELs ask different types of questions as they read. Students will analyze a story and ask questions based on the text. This lesson could be used on its own or used as support to the Red Light, Green Light lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Practice Understanding What You Read
Practice Understanding What You Read
Worksheet
Practice Understanding What You Read
This selection of questions helps reinforce reading comprehension and highlights various elements of the story.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin
How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin
Worksheet
How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin
Give your beginning reader a fun way to practice reading comprehension with a classic story: "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin," by Rudyard Kipling.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet