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Resources for Grades 3 – 4
Third and fourth grade mean full days with lots of reading and writing! The materials here can help you make the most of the time outside of school.
|Activities & Projects|
Use shape and theme poems, or poems that look like the things they describe, as a fun way to introduce children to poetry.
Shake up children’s summer reading by introducing them to new and fun formats for storytelling.
|Games & Tools|
Diamante poems are poems where the longest line comes in the middle, creating a diamond-like shape. The Diamante Poems tool helps children write these patterned poems.
|Tips & How To's|
Encourage children to read print and pictures that are all around. Children feel pretty proud when they can read their street signs or the name of the store up the block. It’s part treasure hunt, part reading lesson.
Children can use this chart to keep track of the books, stories, and magazine articles that they read. This organizer can also help with comparison of different genres and formulation of opinions about the texts.
Finished a series and need some ideas? Join Emily as she chats about some series worth trying.
|Most Popular for Grades 3 – 4|
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3 | Grades K – 12 | Tip & How-To
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5 | Grades 3 – 12 | Game & Tool
1 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
2 | Grades K – 12 | Game & Tool
3 | Grades K – 5 | Game & Tool
4 | Grades K – 6 | Tip & How-To
5 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool