Grade 3 ~ Writing

Write For An Audience/Author’s Purpose

Lesson 1

~  Determine writing audience:  who is your piece of writing going to be for?  Lesson

~  Practice what you have learned about writing for a specific audience in this online exercise.

~  Take this multiple choice quiz on determining your audience.

Lesson 2

~  Author’s write for a purpose:  what is the author’s purpose for writing?  Lesson

~  Practice what you have learned about an author’s purpose for writing in this online exercise.

Lesson 3

Print and complete these Author’s Purpose Writing Worksheets.

Friendly Letters

Lesson 4

~ Watch this video explanation of writing a friendly letter.

~  Review the 5 parts of writing a friendly letter and then write your own!

Lesson 5

~  Take this mini quiz on the parts of a friendly letter.

Write another friendly letter using this writing prompt.

Lesson 6

~  Read a friendly letter and then answer the questions about it in this online exercise.

Write another friendly letter in this online exercise.

Journal/Diary Writing

Lesson 7

Print out this template page 1 and page 2 to make your own journal book!  If you’d rather have lined paper with a drawing area, then print this template for the interior pages instead.  Watch the video below to see how it’s done.  Once you have made your book, color it or cover it with stickers!  Get creative!

~  Watch this video on how to make the book with no glue and no staples needed!

Lesson 8

~ Watch this video on writing a Diary.  In writing Diaries or Journals you record your personal thoughts and feelings, as well as describe things, events, experiences that have happened in the world around you.

~  Write your first journal entry.  Introduce yourself and describe a little about you!  Add some pictures, drawings or colors to the page!

Lesson 9

~ Write in your journal:  Imagine if cows gave green pop instead of milk!  What would the world look like?

Elements of a Story

Lesson 10

~ Watch this video describing  the elements of a story

Lesson 11

Read this story and then answer the questions on the elements of the story.

~  Write in your journal:  Name your favorite book and why?  Don’t forget to include the story elements in your explanation!

Lesson 12

Read this story and then answer the questions about the story elements.

~  Character Writing – Select a character to write about and create your own story online, then print it and put it in your writing folder.

Creative Writing

Lesson 13

~ Write in your journal:  Pretend that you can fly whenever you wanted.  Where would you go?

Lesson 14

~ Print and complete this worksheet:   Story Solutions – Write an ending to each brief story.

Lesson 15

~ Print and complete this worksheet:  Seed Story Worksheet 3121 – Write a story to accompany the pictures

Lesson 16

~ Print and complete this worksheet:  Creative Writing Activity 1 – Write a story to go with the picture of a boy showing his mother something in a box.

Lesson 17

~ Write in your journal:  What would happen if animals could talk? What questions would you would like to ask them?

Lesson 18

Print and complete this booklet with picture writing prompts to complete over the next 10 lessons.  Complete 1 today.

Lesson 19

~ Complete a picture writing prompt from your booklet.

Lesson 20

~ Complete a picture writing prompt from your booklet.

Lesson 21

~ Complete a picture writing prompt from your booklet.

Lesson 22

~ Complete a picture writing prompt from your booklet.

Lesson 23

~ Complete a picture writing prompt from your booklet.

Lesson 24

~ Complete a picture writing prompt from your booklet.

Lesson 25

~ Complete a picture writing prompt from your booklet.

Lesson 26

~ Complete a picture writing prompt from your booklet.

Lesson 27

~ Complete a picture writing prompt from your booklet.

Lesson 28

~ Write in your journal:  Imagine that you can become invisible whenever you wanted to? What are some of the things you would do?

Lesson 29

~ Write in your journal:  Write about something new, different or exciting that has happened to you recently.

Lesson 30

~ Write in your journal:  My favorite toy.

Poetry Writing

Lesson 31

~ Watch this video explanation of a Haiku Poem

~  Complete this online activity to create your own Haiku Poem.

Lesson 32

~ Write in your journal:  My favorite animal.

Lesson 33

~ Print and complete this worksheet, (right click on the image and choose print):  Write a “What am I Haiku” poem.  Describe something in a Haiku and your family has to figure out what it is.

Lesson 34

~ Write in your journal: My most favorite activity that I do with my family.

Lesson 35

~ Print and complete this Haiku Writing exercise.

Lesson 36

Stegosaurus Words Make words using the letters in stegosaurus, color the picture

Lesson 37

~ Print and complete this Poetry unit over the next 10 lessons.

Lesson 38

~ Work on Day 2 of the Poetry Unit.

Lesson 39

~ Work on Day 3 of the Poetry Unit.

Lesson 40

~ Work on Day 4 of the Poetry Unit.

Lesson 41

~ Work on Day 5 of the Poetry Unit.

Lesson 42

~ Work on Day 6 of the Poetry Unit.

Lesson 43

~ Work on Day 7 of the Poetry Unit.

Lesson 44

~ Work on Day 8 of the Poetry Unit.

Lesson 45

~ Work on Day 9 of the Poetry Unit.

Lesson 46

~ Work on Day 10 of the Poetry Unit.

3rd Grade Writing Activities

Lesson 47

~ Print and complete this writing activity about your favourite fictional character.

Lesson 48

~ Print and complete this writing activity about making sense of nonsense words.

Lesson 49

~ Print and complete this writing activity.

Lesson 50

~ Print and complete this worksheet on Personification.

Lesson 51

~ Print and complete this writing activity, writing to an exciting prompt.

Lesson 52

~ Print and complete this writing activity.  Write your own scary story.

Lesson 53

~ Print and complete this writing activity.  How to write a story.

Lesson 54

~ Print and complete this writing activity.  Addressing Letters

Lesson 55

~ Print and complete this writing activity, writing about talking.

Lesson 56

~ Print and complete this writing activity, an interesting animal.

Lesson 57

~Print and complete this writing activity, write about a state.  (Good opportunity to learn about the USA….do some google research!)

Lesson 58

~ Print and complete this writing activity. My Hometown.

Lesson 59

~ Print and complete this writing activity.  My Restaurant Visit.

Lesson 60

~ Print and complete this writing activity.  The little lost wolf.

Lesson 61

~ Print and complete this writing activity.  The Magic Egg.

Lesson 62

~ Print and complete this writing activity.  My favourite book.

Lesson 63

~ Print and complete this writing activity.  Dear Principal…

Lesson 64

~ Print and complete this writing activity.  My favourite Activity.

Lesson 65

~ Print and complete this writing activity.  My Favourite Subject.

 


**Congratulations! You have finished your Writing for this year!**

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