Skill: Identifying key words
Are we alone in the universe?
In this reading and writing worksheet, your third grader gets practice identifying key words in nonfiction text and noting main points.
Skill: Writing to answer questions
Who were Gog and Magog?
In this reading and writing worksheet, your child will read a short nonfiction paragraph about old folklore and write full-sentence answers to questions.
Letter to the editor
Skill: Analyzing writing
Writer with an opinion
In this language arts worksheet, your third grader will read a protest letter and then answer questions about the writer’s intent, reasoning, and whether the argument may be effective. Then your child will gather notes and write their own letter to the editor.
Myth about fire
The man who captured fire!
In this reading and writing worksheet, your child will read a short Aboriginal myth about Goodah of Australia, and then answer questions about the story.
Myth about thunderstorms
Skill: Reading comprehension
How does Bumerali make lightning?
In this reading and writing worksheet, a second Aboriginal myth will be read by your child, who will then answer questions about the story.