Bundled are 18 wonderful resources for 3rd grade which address important reading comprehension, math, vocabulary, writing, spelling, and social skills resources. Includes QR codes, worksheets, task cards - all with answer keys.
Many of the 3rd grade resources in this bundle provide both fiction and non-fiction reading passages and articles that emphasize reading comprehension skills. Skills reviewed in these resources include cause and effect, inferences, compare and contrast, problem solving, drawing conclusions, identifying important facts, using context clues, identifying important details. The spelling activities use proven strategies to help all kids including struggling spellers. The graphic organizers address character traits, sequencing, story details, and summarizing. Also included are motivating and effective reading and word games that focusing on categorization and exposure to reading genres.
The math resources for grade 3 engage students in a variety of challenging and effective math activities. The problem-solving stories require the solutions to multiple problems. They must use comprehension skills with the story problems and then apply their math understanding to pull relevant information and use multi-steps in order to arrive at the correct solution. Some skills addressed in the multi-step stories include adding, , money, subtracting, time, measurement, fractions. The math vocabulary and meanings resources give 3rd grade students multiple approaches to learning and retaining essential vocabulary terms. The math puzzles are very motivating and provide excellent practice with basic operations.
The social skills products allow students to engage in meaningful and rewarding kindness activities as well as learn important manners that all kids should practice in school. A few activities use QR code technology to give immediate feedback. Full answer keys are provided on all relevant resources. The activities are great for homework, practice, centers, or test prep. Most activities are no-prep with others just minimal preparation needed. Most resources are aligned with the common core and other state and national language standards.
Pages in the resources can be printed either in color or grayscale with good results. These activities are effective as a homeschool or summer reading resource and are easily adaptable to existing lesson plans. The worksheets and activities can be used as a quick comprehension assessment tool.
Listed below are brief descriptions of each product and links to the actual products for more in-depth information.
• Math Pyramids: Addition and Subtraction Problem Solving
Fun little puzzles that require addition and subtraction skills to solve. Includes full answer keys. 23 pages.
Link to the Individual Math Pyramid Puzzles Product.
• Making Realistic Six-Point Snowflakes
A great presentation on how crystals form. Includes step-by-step directions on how to properly make a realistic six-point snowflake. Students love this lesson! 21 pages.
Link to the Individual Making Snowflakes Product
• Myths and Legends
Included in this packet are ten wonderful and diverse myths and legends including Native American, Canadian, and Greek mythology. Students will engage in comprehension activities. 48 pages.
Link to the Individual Myths & Legends Product
• Comprehension Warm-ups
The 36 worksheets are highly engaging and motivating and align with common core standards. The comprehension strategies are appropriate for 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade depending on skill level. The activities are designed to be used on a weekly basis to provide students consistent exposure to effective comprehension strategies throughout the school year. The close reading passages and stories contain both fiction and nonfiction selections. The cloze reading and synonym finding activities use appropriate grade level high-frequency vocabulary words. 75 pages.
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• Graphic Organizers for Literature and Informational Content
Twelve graphic organizers that support Common Core Standards. Includes examples and supportive materials. 29 pages.
Link to the Individual Graphic Organizers Product
• Journal Prompts Task Cards
Get kids writing with these 72 fun and interesting journal task cards. The cards pose thought-provoking questions with motivating graphics. Great for centers, daily journal writing, enrichments, or productive time fillers. 22 pages.
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• Acts of Kindness Task Cards
A favorite of mine! Promote being kind, thoughtful, caring in school and classroom with these 48 acts of kindness task cards. A random kind act can be rotated weekly. Great way to build character and community. 16 pages.
Link to the Individual Kindness Task Cards Product
• Grade 3: Math Vocabulary Task Cards
A great set of 60 task cards that review key math vocabulary terms for third grade. Includes QR coding for smart devices. Addresses Common Core standards. These are great for review or test preparation. 23 pages.
Link to the Individual Math Vocabulary Task Cards Product
• Monthly Bookmarks with Reading Tips
These are a great way to keep kids motivated to read. Each bookmark has a monthly theme and includes an effective reading tip. 13 pages.
Link to the Individual Monthly Bookmarks Product
• Spelling Activities for ANY Spelling List
The activities and spelling games are useful for all students in grade 3, grade 4, grade 5. No-prep needed. Just copy the worksheets and provide the words. They are an easy way for teaching spelling and can be used for homework, centers, whole group, small group or individuals. 21 pages.
Link to the Individual Spelling Activities Product
• Word Wise Categorization Game
Players use knowledge and speed to classify words into several categories. Great for using vocabulary words that go along with units being taught in class or for holidays. 7 pages.
Link to the Individual Word Wise Game Product
• Capture! Word Puzzle Game
Plays like the game Battleship® but with words. A great way to reinforce language skills such as vocabulary and spelling. Also good for teaching math skills such as coordinates and grids. 5 pages.
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• Marcus and Mandy Teach School Manners
This is such a fun way to teach about manners. Great for the beginning of the year. This is a fully automated PowerPoint presentation with audio. 15 manners are taught which is followed by a 15 question quiz with answers. 51 slides.
Link to the Individual Marcus & Mandy Teach Manners Product
• Fractions Task Cards
This 84 Math Fractions Task Card set is a great way to teach or review essential Common Core fraction problems for grade 3. The versatile cards can be used in whole group instruction, small groups, centers, homeschooling or with individual students. They are perfect for test preparation. 27 pages
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• Math Word Tasks Worksheets Grades 2-3
Challenging math for 2nd grade, 3rd grade helps students with problem-solving multi-step tasks that mimic real-world applications. Teaches critical thinking and deeper understanding of math relevance. 51pages
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• Math Word Task Cards Grades 2-3
This 84 Math Task Card set has kids in grade 2, grade 3 engage in challenging math stories that each require the solution to multiple problems. They must use comprehension skills and then apply their math understanding to pull relevant information to arrive at the correct solutions. 27 pages
Link to the Individual Math Word Task Cards Grades 2-3 Product
• Math Vocabulary Problems Worksheets Grade 3
Kids in grade 3 complete worksheets on which there are five problems. Each problem presents a math vocabulary meaning and multiple choice list of four words. The student matches that definition to the correct math vocabulary word. The worksheets use QR code technology to give immediate feedback. 33 pages
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• Math Vocabulary Flash Cards Grade 3
Included are 75 essential math terms and definitions that students in 3rd grade should master. Simple print, cut, fold system. Includes ideas for vocabulary games. Great for review, test prep, and homework. 20 pages
Link to the Individual Math Vocabulary Flash Cards Product
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