Year four writers will be tasked with writing longer and more complicated sentences. This guided lesson in understanding, constructing and punctuating sentences can support kids as they learn to build bigger and better sentences in their writing. Grammar instruction and practical examples were written by our curriculum experts, complete with a list of recommended building sentence worksheets for third graders.
This lesson includes 5 printable learning activities
End Punctuation 1
The punctuation mark with which you end a sentence can change the tone of your statement completely. Teach your third grader how to identify these different tones and their appropriate uses with these exercises made just for them.
Floyd Danger: Quest for the Complete Sentence
Help Floyd Danger capture the book of complete sentences by avoiding obstacles, sorting sentences, and creating complete sentences! Kids will learn the difference between complete sentences and sentence fragments when they categorize sentences and create complete sentences that make total sense. Along the way, they will have fun navigating through the crazy tunnel to get treasure!
Complete Sentences vs. Fragments 1
Help students identify whether or not a sentence is complete with these exercises that give helpful hints when they get stuck!
Subject-Verb Agreement: Truck Edition
Toot, toot! Floyd is travelling in a truck and needs help matching subjects with verbs. Subject-verb agreement is an essential writing and reading skill for third graders to familiarize themselves with. By playing this game, kids will practise mastering how plural subjects have singular verbs, and vice versa, in the context of a sentence.
Subject-Verb Agreement 1
Help your third graders get ahead with these exercises that allow them to practise matching singular and plural subjects and verbs.
Pronoun-Verb Agreement
Eliminate a common error in speaking and writing with this exercise that teaches pronoun and verb agreement.
Conjunctions 1
Teach your third grader how to write two-thought sentences with these exercises that use conjunctions to merge shorter sentences into one.
Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences 1
Review simple, compound, and complex sentences with your students to help them succeed as they begin writing reports and essays.
Comma to Combine Short Sentences 1
Merging short sentences into fluid phrases is key in essay and report writing. Help your third grader master this skill early on with these exercises.
Coordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions 1
Understanding coordinating and subordinating conjunctions is made much easier by this exercise filled with opportunities for practise.

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