Rev up reading for third graders
Simple tips and activities to help your third grade child master essential reading skills.
By Catherine Ann Velasco
Wrestling with words that just don’t play
There are some words English that you don’t want your child to try to decode! Why? Because it's easier to memorize them than to learn the complex language rules that govern their crazy spelling. (Examples: would, though, through). It’s worth your child mastering these words with flash card games – whether it’s "My Pile Your Pile" or "Concentrate." Here is a list of some sight words every third grader should know.
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