3rd Grade Resources
3rd Grade Supplemental Resources/Activities
- This website provides students opportunities to practice math skills through individualized virtual tutoring.
- This website provides students opportunities to practice content and resources for every course and level. Always free.
- This website provides students opportunities to practice common core math standards in a fun and engaging virtual game format.
- This website is one that is utilized in ASD beginning in Kindergarten. It is specifically geared towards your child’s individualized learning and builds upon skills as they master them.
Reach for Reading
- This website allows students to access and read from our reading anthology, play vocabulary games, and more.
- Students can log into Tumblebooks at any time and enjoy a story! This is much better than any video game!
- username: bayshorelibrary password: book
- This website provides students opportunities to watch science videos and complete mini-lessons.
- Provides full episodes of family friendly entertainment with a focus on science and social emotional learning.
PBS Kids - Molly of Denali
- The 3rd grade curriculum focuses on Alaska Native Cultures and we have been discussing all of those throughout the year so far. Molly of Denali is a great way for the kids to learn about the Alaska Native Culture of the present. PBS Kids has episodes, activities, and games for students to explore!
Or, go directly to Scholastic:
- Scholastic kids is offering free online lessons so that students can continue learning during school closures.
- This is an animated educational site for students interested not only in Social Studies, but Science, English, Math, Arts, and Technology.
- This website provides students opportunities to practice their typing skills.
- This website teaches students the basics of computer science and how-to code.
- This website is a great way for your student to take a brain break and get their body moving! You can create a free account that engages students with movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.
Other activities to engage your child in to provide structure and learning opportunities each day include:
- Practice multiplication facts with songs, flashcards, timed quizzes, etc.
- Practice fractions and units of measurements by baking, cooking together, or making slime.
- Tell your child what time the sun will rise and set then have your child calculate the amount of daylight we’ll have today.
- Give your child a pile of coins to practice counting money and making change.
- Use the clock and ask your student to practice questions with elapsed time.
- Practice measurement by giving your child a ruler or measuring tape and recording various items around the house.
- Read for 30 minutes daily
- Read to your child
- Ask your child to write a summary of what they read about.
- Ask your child to explain the central message or theme of the book.
- Ask your child to identify the author’s purpose.
- Was the book written to persuade, inform, or entertain? How do you know?
- Ask your child to describe the main character in the book.
- What are their actions, characteristics, feelings, motivations, responses, thoughts, and traits?
- How do their actions contribute to the sequence of events?
- Give your child a writing prompt
- Fiction Narrative Prompts
- Write a story about a cat who wishes they were a dog.
- Write about a clock that doesn’t know how to count.
- Write about a bird who is scared of flying.
- Write about a puppy who is looking for a home.
- Informational Writing Prompts
- Research and write about a planet of your choice.
- Research and write about a state or country of your choice.
- Research and write a biography.
- Research and write about an animal.
- Opinion Writing Prompts
- What book should every 3rd grader read and why?
- Should animals be kept in zoos? Why or why not?
- Should students be required to wear school uniforms? Why or why not?
- If you could go on a dream field trip to anywhere in the world, where would you want to go and why?
- Is homeschool better than public school?
- Fiction Narrative Prompts