No Prep 3rd Grade Sub Plans Set #1- Print + Google Bundle

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It was very helpful. I needed to set-up for "a just incase emergency" situation and this was very helpful.
This was great to put into an emergency sub binder! The activities were great review activities that were no-prep.

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    These 3rd grade sub plans include a FULL day (or more!) of 3rd grade emergency sub plans that are no prep and ready to go in print AND digital format! Your students will be actively engaged in learning activities aligned to 3rd grade standards while you are away. 

    Our Ready To Go Sub Plans are standards-based and have been used and trusted by over 60,000 teachers. No need to worry about making plans to call in sick or take a much-needed day off. You can rest assured that we’ve got you covered.

    Be sure to read to the end of this listing to learn more about the$10 in bonuses!


    What’s included in these 3rd Grade Emergency Sub Plans?

    Each lesson in the 3rd grade sub plans is simple enough for the sub to follow, but will engage your students in real learning ...and not just busy work.

    These captivating lesson plans include a short section for notes at the bottom of the page if you'd like to write any extra notes for the sub (or, alternatively, for the sub to leave you notes about how the lesson went!)

    All graphic organizers, activities, or worksheets needed to complete the lesson are INCLUDED. All that’s left to do is make copies of the student pages…. Or opt to use the digital Google Slides versions which are ready to go with text boxes and movable pieces in ALL-DIGITAL format. 

    Lesson plans and student pages for all core subjects and topics are included so that you won’t have to worry about a THING! With your purchase, you’ll get lessons for the following in both printable AND digital Google Slides formats:

    • Language Arts: Parts of Speech

    • Silent Reading Comprehension Strategy Lesson: Text Questioning 

    • Reading Passages Lesson: Three differentiated versions of our “Sick Day”  reading passage with comprehension questions

    • Writing: Opinion Writing

    • Math Review: A Quick Math review sheet and Math Fluency practice page 

    • Math Lesson: Word Problem Solving Strategies

    • What’s The Question? Story Problem Math Activity: Students will create their own story problem with this fun and engaging math activity

    • Science: Gravity 

    • Social Studies: Maps

    BONUS 3rd Grade Sub Plans student activities

    In addition to the core lessons, the following activities are also included so you won’t have to worry about the sub running out of things to do.

    BONUS activities include:

    • Brain Breaks that can be used to help break up the day 

    • Art Activity to help get creative juices flowing and fill time as-needed

    • Interactive Notebook covering a topic from one of the lesson plans- printable + digital options!

    • Educational Game covering one of the lesson topics- printable card game + digital game with moveable pieces

    • Just Add a Task Board Game All that's left to do is add a task- such as a spelling or vocab list or math flash cards. It can also be played just for fun without a task. Color and B&W printable versions AND a digital version with movable pieces

    • Digital BINGO Game with movable pieces! The BINGO includes content from the other lessons during the day

    Extras to make 3rd grade sub planning EASY FOR YOU!

    Rest assured the day will run smoothly, because we’ve got you covered with these extras, too:

    • Copies for Students Page for the printable versions No guesswork because this page lists what pages need to be copied for you or your sub's convenience

    • Digital versions include separate substitute and teacher Google Drive links for EASY assigning to students 

    • Sub Planning Tips for 1:1 Classroom OR Virtual Sub Plans so no matter what reason you need digital sub plans, you know how to best utilize these plans

    • Tips for using Google Slides in OTHER DIGITAL platforms so you can use these sub plans EVEN IF you don't use Google Classroom

    • Sub Tub Organization Tips so you can get your physical sub tub organized in a jiffy

    • Print-and-Go Thank You Cards so your sub knows that you appreciate them and likely comes back to your classroom

    • How Did Your Day Go? Substitute Notes Form so you'll more than likely get detailed notes from your substitute (print + digital options!) 

    • Substitute Punch Cards make a great behavior management tool special JUST for substitutes!

    • Binder Cover and Spines to get your master-copy binder organized

    • Answer Keys & Worksheet Guides for ALL worksheets & graphic organizers so even if your sub doesn't know the answers, they have something to refer to (and in the digital version, the answer keys are NOT inside the student document- so there will be no accidentally assigning students the answer key on our watch ;) 

    And last, but certainly not least, this comprehensive sub plan resource also includes editable forms to fill out in the same document as the lesson plans so you can customize your sub plans to perfectly fit YOUR classroom!

    • Substitute Plan Outline: A complete editable outline for your entire day! It has been filled out but you may customize it to suit your needs

    • Technology Instructions: These pages are available for you to give your sub tips for 1:1 tech instruction OR virtual lessons

    • Additional Notes for the Substitute: Any other notes you'd like to make to the substitute here in the PowerPoint since the pre-written lesson plans themselves are NOT editable

    • School Schedule: To make sure your sub knows when to use each lesson

    • Classroom Info Form: To give your sub can have the important info they need at their fingertips

    • Class List Template: EVERY sub we have talked to has told us that this is a MUST!

    Please review the in-depth preview to inform you even further before your purchase of these 3rd grade emergency sub plans. The preview includes real-life photos, collages, full-size sample pages, and testimonials. We want you to feel confident in your purchase!

    $10 IN BONUSES! With your purchase, you will receive our editable Drag N' Drop Seating Charts in both print and digital versions. We may not include these forever, so purchase NOW and download your bonuses so that you don't miss it!


    Need only certain subjects? Sub Plans 3rd Grade Departmentalized Versions are now available!

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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Use multiplication and division within 100 to solve word problems in situations involving equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
    Fluently multiply and divide within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division (e.g., knowing that 8 × 5 = 40, one knows 40 ÷ 5 = 8) or properties of operations. By the end of Grade 3, know from memory all products of two one-digit numbers.
    Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
    Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
    Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.


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