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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
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
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
Reading for Comprehension: Drawing Conclusions
Reading for Comprehension: Drawing Conclusions
Worksheet
Reading for Comprehension: Drawing Conclusions
Children read six short passages and draw a conclusion about each one based on context clues.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Identifying Character Traits
Identifying Character Traits
Lesson Plan
Identifying Character Traits
What's your "it"? This lesson incorporates Tony Dungy's You Can Do It! into some hands-on activities that help students learn about different character traits.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
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: Jason and the Game Show
Reading for Comprehension: Jason and the Game Show
Worksheet
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
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
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
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
Characters Change Just Like We Do
Characters Change Just Like We Do
Lesson Plan
Characters Change Just Like We Do
Change is inevitable, even for story characters! In this lesson, your students will determine how a character changes throughout a story by focusing on the character’s dialogue and actions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
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
Answering "Why" Questions
Answering "Why" Questions
Lesson Plan
Answering "Why" Questions
Teach your students how to use specific vocabulary as they answer questions. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Questions that Gauge Comprehension* lesson plan.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
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
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
A Christmas Carol For Young Readers
A Christmas Carol For Young Readers
Workbook
A Christmas Carol For Young Readers
Reading without the bah-humbugs: take a look at "A Christmas Carol" with story pages young readers can bring to life with color, and step-by-step analysis pages to get them thinking.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
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
How the Alphabet Was Made
How the Alphabet Was Made
Worksheet
How the Alphabet Was Made
Make reading time fun, with this classic short story by Rudyard Kipling. Then, complete a few comprehension activities on "How the Alphabet Was Made."
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Prove it With Evidence
Prove it With Evidence
Lesson Plan
Prove it With Evidence
Use this lesson to teach your students to cite evidence from the text with introductory phrases. This lesson can stand-alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the <a href="https://www.education.com/lesson-plan/reading-comprehension-and-evidence-based-terms/" target="_blank">Reading Comprehension and Evidence-Based Terms</a> lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Pick a Peck of Poetry
Pick a Peck of Poetry
Workbook
Pick a Peck of Poetry
What's a metaphor? How do you haiku? Kids will hone reading and writing skills with this book, from a simple syllable counting exercise to inventing rhymes and tangling with the Jabberwocky!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
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
Scary Fairy Tales
Scary Fairy Tales
Workbook
Scary Fairy Tales
Practice reading comprehension with a wide variety of world tales, some famous and some little-known. The book shines a light on supernatural stories, monstrous myths, and terrifying true-life tales.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Common Question Words
Common Question Words
Worksheet
Common Question Words
Use this resource to teach your students about the six most common words used to start questions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet