Third graders are curious, capable and eager to share their ideas. With that in mind, we’ve gathered together learning links and fun activities that will help kids build skills in literacy, math, science, and social studies—plus some just for fun! This list of third grade websites and activities is something kids can easily do at home with their families.
The purpose of the video lesson is to review what contractions are and practice using them. The accompanying handout provides more practice.
The purpose of the video lesson is to review what personification is and practice writing personification using objects and self-drawn pictures.
The purpose of the video lesson is to learn how to write recipes that aren't always with food.
This resource provides students with an overview of how to write a friendly letter and the opportunity to create one of their own. Included:
YouTube video - How to Write a Friendly Letter
Handout - HO-9 - Friendly Letter Template
The purpose of this video lesson is to provide some guidance in writing your interview questions and how to conduct an interview. The accompanying handout provides guidance on how to write questions for and conduct an interview of an older person about their life as a child.
The purpose of this video lesson is to learn how to add and enhance conversation in writing. The accompanying handout offers practice with choosing strong verbs as an alternative to "said" to enable the speaker's "voice" to be heard.
The resource offers video lessons on the three of the writing traits at the grade 3 level, using the resource "Write Traits Student Traitbook" Grade 3, by V. Spandel and J. Hicks.
The traits covered include:
- word choice
- sentence fluency
These rubric exemplars were developed to provide a consistent and common resource that aligns with the Saskatchewan curriculum and provide opportunities for transfer of responsibility between educator and student. These rubrics are designed to be edited by educator and student.
This document map is meant for students to use and interact with as they move through their ELA courses. It enables them to keep track of the outcomes as they meet them on their personalized journey through the courses
Both a short and long form writing progression for K-12. Very useful for seeing what writing should be done by grade level. Developed from https://www.stf.sk.ca/professional-resources/saskatchewan-professional-development-unit/resources/english-language-arts?field_spdu_category_tid=281