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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  

Write Theme Poems

Write Theme Poems

Use shape and theme poems, or poems that look like the things they describe, as a fun way to introduce children to poetry.

 

Digging for Answers: Become a Dinosaur Word Detective

Digging for Answers: Become a Dinosaur Word Detective

Scientists have been making dinosaur discoveries for a long, long time. Explore this mysterious world by reading about dinosaurs, solving a crossword puzzle, and building your own puzzle.

 
 

 

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Games & Tools  

Book Cover Creator

Book Cover Creator

The Book Cover Creator allows users to type and illustrate front and back covers, and full dust jackets.

 

 

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Tips & How To's  

Help a Child Write a Poem

Help a Child Write a Poem

Encourage creativity and word play by helping a child recognize the elements of a poem and explore different ways of writing one.

 

 

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Printouts  

Book Review Form

Book Review Form

Children in the upper elementary grades can use this form to write a book review to share with friends.

 

 

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Podcasts  

A Kathryn Lasky Feature Episode

A Kathryn Lasky Feature Episode

Discover several works of Kathryn Lasky, author of the popular Guardians of Ga'Hoole and the new Wolves of the Beyond series.

 

 

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