Rev up reading for third graders
Simple tips and activities to help your third grade child master essential reading skills.
By Catherine Ann Velasco
Beginnings and endings
Recognizing prefixes and suffixes is a key reading skill, so practice with your child next time you read together. Go on a prefix/suffix hunt, and see how many words on the page have a prefix or a suffix. Help your child find the root word, and talk about how the prefix or suffix changes the word's meaning.
(Check out these worksheets for more prefix and suffix fun!)
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