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School-Home Links Reading Kit - February 1999
Table of Contents
Third Grade Activities

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Listed below are 100 School-Home Links activities for the third grade. The activities are organized by reading and literacy skills appropriate to this grade. Under each specific skill, there are varying numbers of activities to help children develop their ability to read and write. For the categories that have multiple activities, you can download the entire section or the individual activities within that section by selecting from a pull-down menu.

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Reading and Literacy Skills

  1. Recognizes Book Titles and Authors
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  2. Reads and Comprehends Fiction and Nonfiction
  3. Demonstrates Familiarity with Different Types of Text
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  4. Reads Longer Fiction and Chapter Books
  5. Recognizes Common Word Endings
  6. Identifies Parts of Speech
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  7. Identifies Parts of a Sentence
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  8. Breaks Words into Syllables
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  9. Uses Plural Nouns
  10. Manipulates Verb Forms
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  11. Builds Vocabulary
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  12. Attends to Spelling and Punctuation
  13. Uses Context to Understand New Words (Activity 1)
  14. Uses Context to Understand New Words (Activity 2)
  15. Infers Word Meanings from Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  16. Recognizes Words by Sight
  17. Reads Aloud with Fluency and Comprehension
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  18. Reads Silently
  19. Spells Familiar Words (Activity 1)
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  20. Spells Familiar Words (Activity 2)
  21. Breaks Words into Syllables
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  22. Places Words in Alphabetical Order
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  23. Uses a Dictionary for Spelling
  24. Identifies Unknown Words
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  25. Infers Word Meaning from Prefixes
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  26. Infers Word Meanings from Suffixes
  27. Incorporates New Words in Writing and Speaking
  28. Incorporates New Words in Reading and Writing
  29. Comprehends Spoken Directions
  30. Uses the Correct Words in Context
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  31. Uses the Writing Process
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  32. Edits and Revises Writing (Activity 1)
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  33. Edits and Revises Writing (Activity 2)
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  34. Reviews Work for Spelling, Mechanics, and Presentation
  35. Creates a Word Web
  36. Writes Descriptions
  37. Writes Stories
  38. Writes Letters
  39. Writes Directions
  40. Keeps a Writer's Notebook
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  41. Writes Lists and Reading at Length
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...

Book Links

  1. Reads and Comprehends Fiction at Grade Level
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  2. Reads and Comprehends Fiction and Nonfiction at Grade Level
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  3. Reads Independently
  4. Summarizes Major Points from Fiction
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  5. Discusses Underlying Themes in Fiction
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  6. Recognizes Nonfiction in Book Layout
  7. Incorporates Reading Vocabulary into Writing and Speaking
  8. Monitors Comprehension While Reading
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  9. Comprehends Written Directions

Acknowledgments


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