Help your third grader grow and learn with these fun worksheets in English, reading, science, social studies, and mythology.

Third Grade English, Reading, Science, History, and Social Studies Worksheets

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Fun Third Grade Worksheets

Reading and Language ArtsWorksheets

Where in the Book? - Answer the questions about where to find information in a book.
Sonoran Desert Activity - Students will read about the desert and complete a picture when doing these two worksheets.

My Name is Albert - Read a story and answer the questions on this reading comprehension worksheet.

Alphabetize Third Grade Dolch Words - Four worksheets for practicing alphabetizing third grade Dolch words.
Alphabetical Order - Surely your third grade student will have fun when they alphabetize the words on this worksheet!
Alphabet Antics - Students will test their knowledge of letter order in the alphabet, alphabetize words, and solve a secret code.

Vocabulary and Word Usage
Vocabulary Practice - Fill in the bubble next to the word that best completes two sentences.
Words With Two Meanings Worksheet 3 - Write a sentence for two meanings of the words watch, plant, stamp, yard, crow, stand, and leaves.
Vocabulary - Write a word from the word box next to each definition.
Homophones Worksheet - Read each sentence and circle the homophone.
Syllable Sleuth Worksheet 3 - Students will identify the correct syllabication of various words, identify two and three syllable words, and divide words into syllables.
Similar Words - Students will build their vocabulary when they complete each sentence using a similar word or synonym.
Synonyms - Students will identify synonyms and write their own.
Synonym Worksheet 2 - Draw a line to match the word with the same or almost the same meaning.
Antonym Worksheet - Write an antonym for the bold word in each sentence.
Antonym Puzzle - Students will select antonyms to complete the crossword puzzle and write an antonym for ten different words.

Grammar and Punctuation
Sonoran Desert Question or Statement - Science and language arts come together when students punctuate each sentence with a period or a question mark and unscramble words to make a question and a statement.
Question or Statement - Add a question mark or a period to each statement. Unscramble a group of words to make a question and a statement.
Recognizing Sentences Worksheet A - Read the groups of words about dinosaurs and determine if they are sentence fragments or complete sentences.
Earthquakes and Volcanoes - Identify sentences and sentence fragments on this science worksheet.
Writing Review 3 - Use as a quiz or as standardized test practice.

Vowels and Consonants
Vowel or Consonant Mail - Sort and alphabetize double vowel and double consonant words.

Parts of Speech
Adjectives Worksheet 1 - Identify adjectives and nouns and rewrite sentences.
Nouns Worksheet 3 - This noun worksheet could be used as a worksheet or as practice for standardized tests.
Proper Nouns - Circle the proper nouns in each sentence.
Possessive Pronouns - Rewrite sentences replacing the underlined word with a possessive pronoun.
Pronouns Worksheet - Introduction to pronouns.
Select the Tense - Student will label each sentence with past, present, or future.
Helping Verbs - Students will complete each sentence with the correct helping verb.


Third Grade Science Worksheets

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Scrambled Animals - Unscramble the animal names that begin with the letter b.
Animal Sounds Word Search Puzzle - Find the sounds that animals make then alphabetize the words.
Scrambled Animals - Unscramble the animal names that begin with letter a.
Manatee Fact Sheet - Students can read about these gentle giants and color the picture.
Loggerhead Turtle Fact Sheet - Read and learn about the loggerhead turtle.
Lizard and Bullfrog Fun Sheet - Students will read a blurb about a lizard and a bullfrog and answer the questions.
Animal Families - Draw a line to match each animal with the name of its young and the family name.
Reptile Word Search Puzzle - Find and circle the names of reptiles in this puzzle then draw a turtle in the space provided.
Insect Word Search Puzzle - Find the names of nine insects and draw a butterfly in the space provided.
Birds Fact or Opinion - This worksheet brings reading, science, and puzzle fun together as students learn about birds, read carefully, and find bird related words in a puzzle.
Planet Cryptogram - Students must correctly identify each planet in order to decipher the puzzle.
All Mixed-Up - Students will alphabetize the words and discover an interesting animal or plant fact.


Third Grade History and Social Studies Worksheets
Churning Butter - This coloring page features a woman using a barrel churn and a young girl using a dash churn. This worksheet includes links to additional web sites about making butter.
Work in Ancient Egypt - Students will find ten occupations or crafts popular in ancient Egypt.
Following Directions Map Grid 1 - Follow the directions to mark intersections on a map.
Map Study 1 - Review the U.S. map and answer the multiple choice questions.


Third Grade Mythology Worksheets
Greek Mythology Word Search Puzzle - Students will find and circle thirteen well-known names from Greek mythology.
Mythology Mystery - Can you guess the names of these characters from Greek mythology? Check your answers with each mini answer box.


All worksheets created by T. Smith.


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Free language arts, science, mythology, social studies and history worksheets for third grade.

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