English Language Arts Worksheets and Study Guides Third Grade

Adjectives/Adverbs/Vivid Language
What is an Adjective? An adjective is a word that describes a noun. When an adjective is added to a noun, the sentence becomes more interesting. Read more...iWorksheets: 7Study Guides: 1
Antonyms
FreeAntonyms are words that mean the opposite, or nearly the opposite, as other words. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1
Author's Purpose
the author's purpose is the reason that he or she had for writing the text. Some authors' purposes are to inform, entertain or persuade. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1
Author/Title of Well Known Literature
Authors and titles of well known literature as well as other background knowledge. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Capitalization/Punctuation
How Should a Sentence End? A sentence should end with a punctuation mark: period (.) for a statement. Question mark (?) for a question. Exclamation point (!) for a sentence that shows excitement. Read more...iWorksheets: 6Study Guides: 1
Cause/Effect
An action that results in something else happening is called the cause. The result of an action is called the effect. In real-life order, the cause happens first. Read more...iWorksheets: 6Study Guides: 1
Charts/Maps/Graphic Organizers
FreeMaps, charts, graphs, and diagrams are graphics that contain information. Read more...iWorksheets: 6Study Guides: 1
Coherent Paragraphs
A paragraph is a group of sentences about one topic. The sentences are related to each other, and they make sense. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1
Combining Sentences
Write correctly complete sentences of statement, command, question, or exclamation, with final punctuation. Declarative, Imperative and Exclamatory. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Complete & Incomplete Sentences
Students demonstrate an understanding of the structures of the English language Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Consonant Blends
What are Consonant Blends? Consonant blends are two or more letters that work together. When a word is sounded out, both of the letters in a consonant blend are heard. For example, in the word small, the s and the m are blended together in sounding the sm. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1
Content Vocabulary
Spelling in content areas including Math, Social Studies, Science, Technology, Art, and Music. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Context Clues
Identify the meaning of unknown words by text surrounding word. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Dictionary/Thesaurus/Parts of a Book
Alphabetical order, table of contents, title, author, index, glossary. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Double Negatives and Homophones
Homophones are words that sound the same, but have different spellings and different meanings. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1
Fact/Fiction/Opinion
A fact can be proven. An opinion is the way that someone feels about a subject and it cannot be proven. Being able to tell the difference between a fact and an opinion will improve your reading comprehension. Read more...iWorksheets: 7Study Guides: 1
Friendly Letter
There are five parts in a friendly letter. The parts of a friendly letter are the heading, the greeting, the body, the closing, and the signature. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1
Genre
Historical fiction, Science fiction, biography, autobiography, folktale, fairy tale, and poetry. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Grammar Skills
Subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
High Frequency Words I
High frequency words are those words that a third grader should be able to read quickly, without sounding them out. They appear often in stories and books read by third graders. High frequency words are also known as sight words. Read more...iWorksheets: 6Study Guides: 1
High Frequency Words II
High frequency words are those words that a third grader should be able to read quickly, without sounding them out. They appear often in stories and books read by third graders. High frequency words are also known as sight words. Read more...iWorksheets: 6Study Guides: 1
Inference
What is an Inference? An inference is a Reading skill. When the reader puts together his or her life experiences with the words of the author, he or she is using inferencing skills. A student who uses inferencing skills can read between the lines to figure out what the author means. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1
Literary Elements
Identify and interpret plot, character, setting, events, character motivations and actions. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Main Idea/Supporting Details
Main idea, supporting details, and irrelevant details. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Maps, Charts, Graphs, and Diagrams
Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Multiple Meaning
Words with multiple meanings are words with more than one meaning. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1
Nouns
Noun is a word that refers to a person, place, thing, event, substance, or quality Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Phonics
Phonics is a method of teaching people to read by correlating sounds with symbols in an alphabetic writing system. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Plurals
Regular and irregular plural nouns. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Problem/Solution
The problem of a story is the trouble or difficulty in which the main character of a story find himself or herself.
The solution of a story is the way that the character or characters in the story figure out or solve the problem of the story. Read more...
iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1
R Controlled Vowels
R-controlled vowels are vowels in which the r following the vowel changes the sound of the vowel. Sometimes, we call the r a bossy letter because it takes over and bosses the vowels around! Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1
Root Words/Prefixes/Suffixes
When the ending, or inflection, is taken away from a word, the word that remains is called the root word or base word. Read more...iWorksheets: 6Study Guides: 1
Rules for Writing
Combining two simple sentences. Read more...iWorksheets: 7Study Guides: 1
Sequential Order
Sequential order is the order in which events really happened---real-life order Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1
Subject and Predicate
The subject of a sentence is who or what the sentence is about. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1
Syllable Patterns/Word Families
Word families are groups of words that have a common feature or pattern. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Synonyms
What are synonyms? Synonyms are words that mean the same, or nearly the same, as other words. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1
Topic Sentence
The topic of a paragraph is the word or words that tell what the paragraph is about. The topic should be related to all of the sentences in the paragraph. Being able to pick out the topic of the paragraph helps the reader to understand the meaning of the paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1
Verb Endings
Verbs may change their spelling according to which tense is being used. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Vowel Diphthongs
Vowel diphthongs are vowel letters whose sounds blend smoothly together. The same sounds can be spelled using different letters. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1
Word Meaning with Prefixes/Suffixes
Prefixes are letters placed before a root word which change the meaning of the root word. Suffixes are letters placed after the root word which change the meaning of the root word. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1
Writing Process
Prewrite, draft, revise, proofread, and edit. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Written Directions
Read and understand written directions. Read more...iWorksheets: 3

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