This great math and literacy packet has 40 printables just for third grade - 20 math and 20 literacy. They can be used in so many ways! It is a St. Patrick's Day and spring themed packet, so it will be perfect for your March lessons!!
This will be perfect for your math centers, literacy centers, morning work, homework, RTI, or even for enrichment for those early finishers you have!
It is common core aligned and each common core standard is printed right there on the bottom of the page so that you don't have to search for standards.
It is a print and go packet, meaning that you can print and hand out - no prep needed. Every sheet is labeled with an, "I Can" statement so that your students can easily see their learning goals for the day. Answer keys are included for all necessary sections, so you can easily check work or even allow students to evaluate their own work. Thank you so much for checking out this packet and I hope that you will look in my store for other activities and packets!
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Included in this packet:
I Can Explain Why Characters Do What They Do - RL.3.3 - Students will read about Cinderella and try to see things from the stepsisters' point of view - analyzing why they made the choices they did.
I Can Write My Own Fractured Fairy Tale - RL.3.3, W.3.3 - Students will spin to find their story villain (such as Cinderella), hero (such as the red queen), and setting and use them in their own fractured fairy tale story.
I Can Create Verbs, Nouns, and Adjectives - L.3.1a - Students will think of verbs, adjectives, and nouns that start with the letters in springtime words.
I Can Change Verb Tense - L.3.1e - Students will change the word to a different tense and write a sentence using it correctly.
I Can Use Comparative and Superlative Adjectives - L.3.1g - Students will change adjectives to superlative or comparative form to correctly complete a sentence and color to match what the sentence says.
I Can Create Questions - L.3.1i - Students will write questions to match given springtime answers such as "rainbows."
I Can Write a Letter - L.3.2b, L.3.1, L.3.2, L.3.3 - Students will use this organizer to plan a letter to a friend or family member, then use the writing paper to write it out, then address the given envelope and put it together to send.
I Can Create Possessives - L.3.2d - Students will help sort out whose pet belongs to who and write sentences using the possessive forms.
I Can Use Context Clues - L.3.4a - Students will read passages and use context clues to show who is who in the picture.
I Can Use a Dictionary - L.3.4d - Students will look up gemstone names in the dictionary and tell which month they represent, then color them the appropriate color.
I Can Use a Dictionary to Define Big Words - L.3.4d - Students will read sentences using big words - then look up the words in the dictionary to decide if they were used correctly.
I Can Use Idioms - L.3.5a - Students will read idioms and determine which one is the "better" one - then explain what it means.
I Can Describe Cause and Effect - RI.3.3 - Students will write and illustrate a cause for each given effect.
I Can Sort Fact and Opinion - W.3.1, W.3.2 - Students will write a fact statement and an opinion statement for each springtime "s" word.
I Can Write With Detail - W.3.2b - Students will write detail sentences to answer writing prompts - avoiding using common words.
I Can Add Detail Sentences - W.3.2b - Students will write detail sentences to go with given topic sentences.
I Can Write About My Life - W.3.3 - Students will answer writing prompts about their life.
I Can Write to Persuade, Inform, and Entertain - W.3.4 - Students will write to answer writing prompts - showing that they understand the audience and purpose of what they are supposed to write.
I Can Write Research Questions - W.3.7 - Students will write questions about spring items that they might like to research to find out more about.
I Can Make New Words With Prefixes - RF.3.3a, L.3.4b - Students will break apart words and define the prefix and the root word - then defining the word as a whole.
I Can Find Elapsed Time Using a Number Line - 3.MD.A.1 - Students will use a number line to find elapsed time.
I Can Create a Graph and Use Fractions to Describe It - 3.MD.B.3 - Students will create a bar graph to show how many of each size picture - then use fractions to show how many of each size.
I Can Measure in Inches - 3.MD.B.4 - Students will measure pictures to the nearest quarter inch and write in their measurements.
I Can Find Area of Irregular Shapes - 3.MD.C.7d - Students will find the area of irregular shapes.
I Can Make Equivalent Fractions - 3.NF.A.3b - Students will create equivalent fractions to match.
I Can Compare Fractions Using Real World Problems - 3.NF.A.3d - Students will compare fraction amounts of real world things and choose which one they'd rather have.
I Can Multiply Numbers Up to Nine - 3.OA.A.1 - Students will solve one-digit multiplication equations.
I Can Quickly Multiply From Zero to Five - 3.OA.A.1 - Students will solve multiplication equations from zero to five and time themselves.
I Can Quickly Multiply From Five to Ten - 3.OA.A.1 - Students will solve multiplication equations from five to ten and time themselves.
I Can Quickly Divide By Numbers 1-5 - 3.OA.A.2 - Students will solve division equations from one to five and time themselves.
I Can Quickly Divide By Numbers 6-10 - 3.OA.A.2 - Students will solve division equations from six to ten and time themselves.
I Can Find the Missing Number - 3.OA.A.4 - Students will color by the code to find the missing factor in each multiplication equation.
I Can Solve Two-Step Word Problems - 3.OA.D.8 - Students will solve six two-part word problems involving all operations.
I Can Create Number Patterns - 3.OA.D.9 - Students will fill in missing numbers using number patterns on a number chart.
I Can Round to Estimate With Addition - 3.NBT.A.1, 3.NBT.A.2 - Students will round to the nearest ten or hundred and estimate to solve three-digit plus three-digit equations.
I Can Round to Estimate With Subtraction - 3.NBT.A.1, 3.NBT.A.2 - Students will round to the nearest ten or hundred and estimate to solve three-digit minus three-digit equations.
I Can Solve Two-Part Equations - 3.NBT.A.2 - Students will put given numbers into equations to make them true (__+__-__=__)
I Can Find Missing Digits to Add Big Numbers - 3.NBT.A.2 - Students will find the missing digits to solve three-digit plus three-digit addition equations.
I Can Find Missing Digits to Subtract Big Numbers - 3.NBT.A.2 - Students will find the missing digits to solve three-digit minus three-digit subtraction equations.
I Can Multiply By Ten - 3.NBT.A.3 - Students will solve one-digit numbers times ten and color by the code.