Writing Assignments For 3rd Grade

Big, bigger, biggest

Skill: Decoding words

Good, better, best

In this writing worksheet, your child learns about using adjectives in their regular, comparative, and superlative forms.

 
 

Baby animals!

Skill: Research and writing practice

Pups and cubs and kittens, oh my!

In this writing worksheet, your child gets practice doing basic research to learn the names of baby animals and using a thesaurus to look up synonyms for small.

 
 

Its or it’s?

Skill: Grammar

It’s = it is

In this writing worksheet, your child gets practice mastering a skill that many adults mix up: the difference between its and it’s.

 
 

Statements and questions

Skill: Understanding language

Question everything; state only facts

In this writing worksheet, your child gets practice rewriting statements as questions — and questions as statements.

 
 

Editing

Skill: Sentence structure

Streamlining and improving 3rd grade writing

In this writing worksheet, your child gets practice with one of the most crucial steps in writing: editing. Skills your child will work on include deleting extraneous words, writing tighter sentences, and rewriting.

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3rd Grade CCSS: Writing

For third graders, this Common Core area helps students gain mastery of writing skills by working collaboratively and producing written texts, understanding syntax and vocabulary, and organizing their ideas. Among the complete standards for this grade, third graders will be asked to: write opinion pieces, explanatory texts, narratives, use linking words, be able to write conclusions, properly use illustrations to enhance a text, use dialogue, and descriptions of emotions and thoughts to develop understanding of characters, use appropriate technology to publish writing, understand writing for specific audiences, go through the process of writing, editing and revision for their written work.

Mother’s Day Acrostic Poem

A fun Mother’s Day acrostic poems for students!

CCSS Code(s):
RL.1.4, RL.2.5, W.2.4, W.3.4

Acrostic Poetry Worksheet Activity: Write It!

Here’s a great prompt for writing acrostic poetry.

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, Grades K-12, Kindergarten & 1st Grade
CCSS Code(s):
RL.1.4, RL.2.5, W.2.4, W.3.4

Autumn: Five Senses and Adjectives

Practice describing Autumn with your five senses by using this fun classroom activity! Describe what you see, smell, hear, taste, and feel!

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, Grades K-12, Kindergarten & 1st Grade
CCSS Code(s):
W.1.8, L.2.1.E, L.3.3.A

Christmas Acrostic Poem Activity

See what your students come up with when you hand out this worksheet and have them write an acrostic poem about Christmas.

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, Grades K-12, Kindergarten & 1st Grade
CCSS Code(s):
RL.1.4, RL.2.5, W.2.4, W.3.4

Fourth of July Acrostic Poem

Bring some fun into the classroom with this Acrostic Poem activity for the Fourth of July!

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, Grades K-12, Kindergarten & 1st Grade
CCSS Code(s):
RL.1.4, RL.2.5, W.2.4, W.3.4

Introducing a Topic: Giving Information

How do you name a pet or describe a good book at the library? In this activity, students introduce different topics based on prompts.

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, Grades K-12, Kindergarten & 1st Grade
CCSS Code(s):
W.1.2, W.2.2, W.3.2.A

Introducing a Topic: Opinion Writing

Students, especially beginning writers, sometimes have trouble getting started. This activity helps them learn how to introduce topics.

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, Grades K-12, Kindergarten & 1st Grade
CCSS Code(s):
W.1.1, W.2.1, W.3.1.A

Introducing a Topic: Telling a Story

This activity helps students learn how to clearly introduce a topic in a story they are telling. In this activity, students will write the setting of the story.

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, Grades K-12, Kindergarten & 1st Grade
CCSS Code(s):
W.1.3, W.2.3, W.3.3.A

Spring Acrostic Poem

Students practice their creativity with this fun acrostic poem using the word “SPRING”.

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, Grades K-12, Kindergarten & 1st Grade
CCSS Code(s):
RL.1.4, RL.2.5, W.2.4, W.3.4

Thanksgiving Acrostic Poem

T is for thankful. H is for helping. Print out this free worksheet for your students! Have them write their own acrostic poem using the word THANKS.

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, Grades K-12, Kindergarten & 1st Grade
CCSS Code(s):
RL.1.4, RL.2.5, W.2.4, W.3.4

Write an Acrostic Poem

This acrostic poem worksheet will introduce your youngster to poetry!

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, Grades K-12, Kindergarten & 1st Grade
CCSS Code(s):
RL.1.4, RL.2.5, W.2.4, W.3.4

Autumn Acrostic Poem

This fun activity helps your elementary school aged students practice their writing skills by creating an acrostic poem about Autumn!

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(s):
W.2.4, W.3.4

Autumn: The Scarecrow’s Surprise Writing Prompt

Students will further develop their creative writing skills with this Autumn writing prompt activity. This is a great worksheet to keep your students’ creativity flowing!

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, 4th and 5th Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(s):
W.3.1, W.4.1, W.5.1

Back to School Acrostic Poem

Welcome your students back to the classroom with a creative, educational acrostic poem activity.

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(s):
RL.1.4, RL.2.5, W.2.4, W.3.4

Classroom Reporter: Interview with a Classmate

“Classroom Reporter: Interview with a Classmate” is the perfect way to introduce students to their classmates and learn more about one another.

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, 4th and 5th Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(s):
W.1.2, W.2.2, W.3.2, W.4.2, W.5.2

Father’s Day Acrostic Poem

Use this Acrostic Poem worksheet to keep your students engaged and learning in the classroom for Father’s Day.

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(s):
RL.1.4, RL.2.5, W.2.4, W.3.4

Father’s Day Writing Prompt: He’s the Best

Your students will have fun writing about their father in this “He’s the Best” writing activity.

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, 4th and 5th Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(s):
W.3.1, W.4.1, W.5.1

Fourth of July Writing Prompt: What Freedom Means to Me

Teach your students about freedom in America with this fun Fourth of July Writing Prompt printable worksheet.

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, 4th and 5th Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(s):
W.3.1, W.4.1, W.5.1

Haiku: Write Your Own!

This worksheet features the Japanese poetry style haiku.

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, 4th and 5th Grade, 6th - 8th Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(s):
W.3.4, W4.4, W.5.4, W.6.4

Halloween Acrostic Poem Activity

Help your students develop their writing skills with our festive GHOST acrostic poem!

Grade Levels:
2nd and 3rd Grade, Grades K-12
CCSS Code(s):
W.2.4, W.3.4

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