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3rd Grade Common Core: RL.3.4

Common Core Identifier: RL.3.4 / Grade: 3
Curriculum: Reading Literature: Craft and Structure
Detail: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
60 Common Core State Standards (CCSS) aligned worksheets found:
This two-page worksheet contains pictures of idioms. Students must use the idiom in a sentence and tell what the sentence means. Includes phrases such as, "Down to Earth," and "Taking a Big Step."
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Choose the best idiom from the word box to complete each sentence. Includes phrases such as, "cold shoulder," "feeling blue," "early bird," and "pushing the envelope."
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An idiom is a phrase that isn't meant to be taken literally. This poem includes idioms, such as "tickled pink," "left out in the cold," and "can't have your cake and eat it too."
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Choose the best words to complete each sentence. Phrases include, "In Hot Water," "Lend a Hand," "Hit the Sack," and "Kick the Bucket."
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The child in this poem has a ball using her mother's camera. She takes hundreds of pictures of zoo animals, insects, his mother, and his friends!
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This two-page printable is a list defining sixteen common English idioms. Phrases include, "top of the world," big money," "time flies," "good sport," "fed up," and "eat your words."
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Students re-write each sentence and add exaggeration.
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Choose several tough words from the reading and use a dictionary to define each one.
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Mindy has been practicing for soccer sign-ups, but when all her friends decide to join cheerleading, Mindy will have to decide if being with them is more important than playing soccer.
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The word wizard finds challenging words from the story and defines them.
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Can you imagine what school would be like if all of your friends- and even your teacher- could fly?
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The word wizard chooses a few difficult words from the reading selection and defines them.
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The word wizard writes down and defines challenging words to share with his/her literature circle.
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On the top half of the worksheet, students must tell which sentences have hyperbole and which ones do not. On the bottom half, they write their own hyperbole sentences.
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The word wizard's job is to find three unique or challenging words from the assigned reading and define them.
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Read the animal statements and tell whether they're facts or opinions.
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Write a sentence with hyperbole for each item. For example, if a student is give the words, "an old computer," they might write, "My computer is older than the dinosaurs."
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Liam's been working hard getting ready to try out for the position of first baseman, but when his best friend Eric goes out for the same position, the question becomes 'Who's on First?'
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Princess Liz and Princess Beth fear that a dragon is coming down the hall.
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This poem uses wordplay to discuss friendship. After reading it, students will use their understanding of the poem to answer questions and complete a writing prompt.
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Quiz or practice sheet that deals with antonyms, synonyms, and homophones
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Read the story.  Cross out the incorrect homophones and replace them with correct homophones.
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Anthony's mom was born in Canada.  When he studies Canada in school, he excitedly races home to tell her all of the interesting facts about Canada he learned.
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Choose the correct word (your or you're) to completes each sentence.
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Choose the correct homophone to complete each sentence.
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Michael needs to make some extra money to buy a new video game, and with his older brother's help, he'll make enough in no time. But will Michael get his new game or find a way to repay his brother?
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Choose between your and it's and its for each sentence.
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This fun story is about two pigs. One is selling pickles and the other is trying to buy them, but there's some confusion about the price. Students will read the story and then answer reading comprehension questions including a vocabulary activity and a writing prompt.
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In this cute poem, kids will discover that a furry canine can be the best friend of all!
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Look at the pictures.  Circle the correct homophone that matches each picture.
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This fun poem tells what the narrator would do if he could travel to space. It's accompanied by five reading comprehension questions.
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Nobody in class remembered to wish Emma a happy birthday.  They're all too busy planning a surprise party for the school custodian.
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Celebrate Chinese New Year by cutting out, coloring, and putting together this fun hat. We recommend printing this file out on card stock.
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Students must write the meaning of each homophone word and use the word in a complete sentence.
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Decide which sentences use the word your and which ones use the word you're.
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Lauren is dying to go on a real vacation like her neighbors, the Sandersons. But her parents can't afford to take the time off work. Can she and her dad find a solution that works for everyone?
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This fictional passage tells the story of three siblings coming to an agreement about what kind of cookies to make with their mom.
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Choose a homophone word from the box to complete each sentence.
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When Sara's birthday party is canceled due to a hurricane, she can't think about anything else. But when her mother shows her how others are affected by the storm, Sara has a change of heart.
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This poem uses clever wordplay to talk about the season of spring. Students will answer reading comprehension questions, complete a vocabulary exercise, and follow a writing prompt.
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Each sentence has a blank line and two homophones to choose from.  Choose the correct one and write it on the line.
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Meet a furry, sneaky thief who steals hot dog buns and sandwiches from campers at night. This file includes the poem, several reading comprehension questions, and a vocabulary activity.
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Bobby doesn't like having to give up his Friday nights to watch his brother Nick play football, but when he finds out he's Nick's good luck charm, he just might change his mind.
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This poem describes the many things a toad can do with a toadstool.
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Which homophone correctly completes each sentence?
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Decide whether each sentence uses the word
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Read this short story about a boy trying to make homemade chicken soup like his grandma's. Then answer the questions that follow. They include short answer, multiple choice, a vocabulary crossword, and a writing prompt.
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Danny normally sits with Marcus in the cafeteria, but today Marcus is absent. When he tries to find another table to sit at, he finds that his classmates are less than welcoming. Is he being bullied? What should Danny do?
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Maxine is worried about her math test, and when her best friend, Adam, tells her it's Friday the 13th, Max finds herself worrying even more. Will stepping on cracks and walking under a ladder be enough bad luck to make Max fail her test?
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This poem is about a dog owner who teaches their dog to do tricks for Halloween. Students will answer reading comprehension questions and follow a writing prompt.
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Pick the correct homophone to complete each sentence.
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This passage is about a boy writing a story for his homework and how the trouble he has doing so inspires a new story.
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Read the clues and write the correct pair of homophones
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A snowman, hot cocoa, and a sprinkling of wintry magic make this an extra fun winter poem! This poetry activity includes comprehension questions and a writing prompt.
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Learn about the differences between the words their, they're and there.  Choose the correct word to complete each sentence.
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This short poem and worksheet is a great introduction to poetry for young readers.
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Use context clues to find the meanings of the underlined word in each sentence.
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The word wizard's job is to find challenging words from the reading assignment.
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The word wizard finds challenging words from the text and defines them.
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Damon loves his dog, Prince, but when a new puppy shows up next door, Prince is pushed aside. Can Damon learn that while puppies are cute, a grown dog can offer friendship?
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