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.
Become a prefix superhero with this fun worksheet! Children will flex their power to create new words by combining prefixes with words they already know using a handy prefix word bank with definitions.
Teach your young learners about the importance of apostrophes in writing with these exercises that explain how the punctuation mark can be used to show possessives, and how it differs from contractions.