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Third Grade Activities

Reading and Writing Goals:
  • Your child should read at the same speed as they speak.
  • Use context clues to help understand the meaning of a word. 
  • Recognize high frequency words. 
  • What was the author's reason for writing this book?
  • Recall the important events/facts in the book.
  • Write a summary of what was read.  What happened in the beginning, middle, and end of the story? Use the Story Map worksheet to help you.  
  • For fiction texts, describe the character. Use the Character Web worksheet to help you. 
  • For nonfiction texts, what were some of the facts about the topic?
  • Connect the book to events or people in the reader's life.