Reading Centers Bundle Fiction for 3rd Grade | Reading Games

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  1. This yearlong bundle of Reading Centers for 3rd grade includes three formats for each reading game (print and 2 digital) and will give your students interactive practice that reinforces ALL FICTION and NONFICTION READING STANDARDS! You’ll love using these for literacy centers, for independent work,
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This Reading Centers Fiction Bundle includes three formats (print and 2 digital) with interactive games that target key reading comprehension skills using 3rd grade literature. You’ll love using these reading games in literacy centers, for independent work, for whole-class games, and for test prep.

The three formats, print, Google Forms, and interactive PDFs give you lots of flexibility in teaching and learning options! The Google Forms format is a great NO PREP, self-grading, and gathering data option. The interactive PDFs can be used on most digital learning platforms including Google Classroom™, but can also be downloaded to a student’s device and played off WiFi! Kids still enjoy the hands-on print task cards for partner or small group games.

Here’s what it includes: (Print and Digital)

10 Nonfiction Reading Centers (each one can be used multiple times)

40 Google Forms (Each standard has 4 smaller sets for easier assigning)

40 PDF Interactive Digital Game (Each standard has 4 smaller sets)

16 Printable Game Boards (8 in color and 8 in black and white)

Record Sheets

Answer Keys

Game Directions for Students (Editable)

Teacher Notes

Getting Started Guide for How to Assign Interactive PDF Games

SAVE MORE and GET MORE with the Reading Centers Yearlong Bundle: Fiction and Nonfiction!!! (Click Here) These literacy centers cover ALL 3rd grade fiction and nonfiction reading standards for the ENTIRE YEAR!

Why you'll love this resource:

  • The reading centers are carefully aligned to cover ALL FICTION READING STANDARDS for 3rd Grade!

  • The games give your students concentrated practice using literature in a format that seems less overwhelming than large passages.

  • Your students will enjoy playing the games!

  • There are editable directions, so you can decide how you'd like your students to play.

  • The Google Forms are NO PREP, SELF-GRADING, and provide data for you.

  • The interactive PDF version is NO PREP, self-checking, and gives students immediate feedback.

  • The multiple-choice format makes the print version easy to grade.

  • There are so many ways to use the games, from literacy centers, whole class game times, one on one work, exit slips, to test prep, and more!!!

  • The reading games are Common Core Aligned but have no Common Core notations and coordinate well with a number of different sets of standards including TEKS and VSOL.

Here are all the fiction centers:

Compare and Contrast

Point of View

Reading Comprehension: Details and Examples

Context Clues

Character Traits

Elements of Stories, Dramas, and Poems

Central Message: Moral

Central Message Using Traditional Literature

Illustrations and Text

Reading Comprehension Using Literature

Curious about the Nonfiction Reading Centers Bundle?

Here are the nonfiction centers:

Compare and Contrast

Context Clues

Details and Examples

Illustrations and Text

Logical Connections

Main Idea

Point of View

Informational Text

Text Features

Time, Sequence, and Events

Still not sure?

Want to try a FREE center? This print and digital FREE Character Traits Game has 32 matching ice cream scoops and cones in 3 formats (print and 2 digital)! There are mini-character trait stories on the scoops and character traits on the ice cream cones!

Need a different grade level?

Reading Centers Nonfiction Bundle for 4th and 5th Grades

Reading Centers Fiction Bundle for 4th and 5th Grades

Reading Centers Fiction and Nonfiction Bundle for 4th and 5th Grades

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.


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