CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.A : Third Grade English Language Arts Worksheets

About L.3.A

Conventions of Standard English

Below, you will find many printable and common core aligned worksheets for core standard L.3.A These worksheets are grade-appropriate for Third Grade English Language Arts. We have many worksheets covering various aspects of this common core standard, L.3.1, L.3.1.A, L.3.1.B, L.3.1.C, L.3.1.D, L.3.1.E, L.3.1.F, L.3.1.G, L.3.1.H, L.3.1.I, L.3.2, L.3.2.A, L.3.2.B, L.3.2.C, L.3.2.D, L.3.2.E, L.3.2.F, L.3.2.G, and many more. Look for more worksheets by visiting the page for this grade and subject using the menu.

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L.3.A

Worksheet: Third Grade

Common Nouns


Read the sentences. Find the nouns in each sentence, then write it on the lines.

Core Standard: L.3.1.A


Worksheet: Third Grade

Proper Nouns


Find the proper nouns in each sentence. Then identify the words that need to be capitalized.

Core Standard: L.3.1.A


Worksheet: Third Grade

Common and Proper Nouns


Rewrite each sentence correctly on the lines provided. Use the rules of capitalization for proper nouns.

Core Standard: L.3.1.A


Worksheet: Third Grade

Singular Pronouns


Read the sentences in the worksheet. Circle the singular pronoun or pronouns you find in each sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.1.A


Worksheet: Third Grade

Plural Pronouns


Replace the underlined word or words with plural pronoun in each sentence. Rewrite the sentences using the correct plural pronouns.

Core Standard: L.3.1.A


Worksheet: Third Grade

Subject Pronouns


Read each sentence. Write the subject pronoun that replaces the underlined subject nouns in each sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.1.A


Worksheet: Third Grade

Object Pronouns


Read the sentence. Choose the correct pronoun to complete each sentence. Write the pronoun in the blanks.

Core Standard: L.3.1.A


Worksheet: Third Grade

Subject and Object Pronouns


Replace each underlined word or group of words with the correct subject or object pronoun. Rewrite the sentences using correct pronouns.

Core Standard: L.3.1.A


Worksheet: Third Grade

Adjectives


Circle adjectives, then draw a line under the noun that the adjective describes in each sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.1.A


Worksheet: Third Grade

Adjectives That Compare


Read the sentences. Circle the correct adjectives for each sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.1.A


Worksheet: Third Grade

Adjectives That Compare


Add (-er) or (-est) to the adjectives. Write the correct form on the lines.

Core Standard: L.3.1.A


Worksheet: Third Grade

Adverbs


Circle the adverbs in each sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.1.A


Worksheet: Third Grade

Adverbs That Tell How


Read each sentence. Then write the adverb on the lines.

Core Standard: L.3.1.A


Worksheet: Third Grade

Adverbs That Tell When


Use the adverbs from the word box to complete each sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.1.A


Worksheet: Third Grade

Adverbs That Tell Where


Use the adverbs from the word box to complete each sentence

Core Standard: L.3.1.A


Worksheet: Third Grade

Irregular Plural Nouns


Write the plural form of each singular noun. Use words from the word box.

Core Standard: L.3.1.B


Worksheet: Third Grade

Plural Nouns


Practice writing the plural form of nouns. Learn when to add -s, -es, or -ies. There is a method to it. Master it by working on this sheet.

Core Standard: L.3.1.B


Worksheet: Third Grade

Plural Possessive Nouns


Write the plural possessive form of each underlined noun.

Core Standard: L.3.1.B


Worksheet: Third Grade

Plural Possessive Nouns


Combine each pair of sentences to write one sentence using a plural possessive noun.

Core Standard: L.3.1.B


Worksheet: Third Grade

Singular and Plural Nouns


Practice writing singular and plural form of nouns. There are some examples in the worksheet to help you.

Core Standard: L.3.1.B


Worksheet: Third Grade

Singular Possessive Nouns


Rewrite each underlined noun to make it possessive.

Core Standard: L.3.1.B


Worksheet: Third Grade

Words Ending in 'Y'


Draw a line from each singular noun to its plural form.

Core Standard: L.3.1.B


Worksheet: Third Grade

Abstract Nouns


Abstract nouns are something that cannot be touched or grasped and they do not have any physical appearance. Here is a list of 33 common abstract nouns.

Core Standard: L.3.1.C


Worksheet: Third Grade

Abstract Nouns


Identify and circle the abstract nouns. Then, write two sentences using at least one concrete and one abstract noun from the provided list.

Core Standard: L.3.1.C


Worksheet: Third Grade

Sorting Nouns


Sort, then write the abstract and concrete nouns in the appropriate column.

Core Standard: L.3.1.C


Worksheet: Third Grade

Abstract or Concrete Noun?


Read each noun and determine what type of noun it is. Write concrete or abstract on the lines under each one of them.

Core Standard: L.3.1.C


Worksheet: Third Grade

Abstract Nouns


Identify and underline the abstract nouns.

Core Standard: L.3.1.C


Worksheet: Third Grade

Abstract Nouns


Complete the sentences using the abstract nouns from the word box.

Core Standard: L.3.1.C


Worksheet: Third Grade

Action Verbs


Circle the action verb in each sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.1.D


Worksheet: Third Grade

Action Verbs


Circle the action verb in each sentence. Write it in the space provided.

Core Standard: L.3.1.D


Worksheet: Third Grade

Helping Verbs


Underline the main verb and circle the helping verb in each sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.1.D


Worksheet: Third Grade

Linking Verbs


Circle the linking verb in each sentence. Write it on the line.

Core Standard: L.3.1.D


Worksheet: Third Grade

Verb Tenses


Rewrite each sentence in a present tense and future tense verb form.

Core Standard: L.3.1.D


Worksheet: Third Grade

Future Tense Verbs


Circle the future tense verb in each sentence. Then write it on the line.

Core Standard: L.3.1.E


Worksheet: Third Grade

Past Tense Verbs


Circle the past tense verb in each sentence. Then write it on the line.

Core Standard: L.3.1.E


Worksheet: Third Grade

Present Tense Verbs


Choose the correct form of a verb to complete each sentence. Circle your answer, then write it on the lines.

Core Standard: L.3.1.E


Worksheet: Third Grade

The Verbs : Have, Do, and Be


Write the correct present tense form of be, have, and do to complete the sentences.

Core Standard: L.3.1.E


Worksheet: Third Grade

Verb Tenses


Determine whether each sentence's verb is written in past, present, or future tense.

Core Standard: L.3.1.E


Worksheet: Third Grade

Present Tense Verbs


Learn and practice the rules of present tense verbs.

Core Standard: L.3.1.E


Worksheet: Third Grade

Subject & Verb Agreement # 1


Choose the correct form of verb that matches each subject.

Core Standard: L.3.1.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

Subject and Verb Agreement # 2


Circle the verb that correctly completes each sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.1.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

Subject and Verb Agreement # 3


Fill in the blank with the verb that correctly matches the naming part (subject) of the sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.1.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

Subject-Verb Agreement (Do or Does)


Fill in the blank with the correct verb (do or does) that correctly matches the naming part (subject) of the sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.1.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

Subject-Verb Agreement (Was or Were)


Fill in the blank with the correct verb (was or were) that correctly matches the naming part (subject) of the sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.1.F



Fill in the blank with the correct verb (Am, Is, or Are) that correctly matches the naming part (subject) of the sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.1.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

Subject-Verb Agreement (Have or Has)


Fill in the blank with the correct verb (Have or Has) that correctly matches the naming part (subject) of the sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.1.F



Circle the correct verb for each sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.1.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

Pronoun and Antecedent # 1


Read the sentences carefully. Underline the pronouns and circle the antecedents.

Core Standard: L.3.1.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

Pronoun and Antecedent # 2


Complete each sentence by writing the correct pronouns from the word bank that agrees with each antecedent.

Core Standard: L.3.1.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

Pronoun and Antecedent # 3


Underline the correct antecedent for the pronoun in parenthesis. Then, write “S” or “P” to indicate whether the pronoun is singular or plural. Finally, circle the pronoun that agrees with its antecedent.

Core Standard: L.3.1.F



Rewrite each sentence using the correct spellings of the misspelled adjectives. Use the table for your help.

Core Standard: L.3.1.G


Worksheet: Third Grade

Sequencing : Comparative Adjectives


Write 1,2, or 3 under the pictures to compare them.

Core Standard: L.3.1.G


Worksheet: Third Grade

Adjectives that Compare


Learn adjectives, superlative adjectives, and comparative adjectives in this grammar worksheet.

Core Standard: L.3.1.G


Worksheet: Third Grade

Conjunction (And)


Combine the sentences using the conjunction "and".

Core Standard: L.3.1.H


Worksheet: Third Grade

Hoppity Hop Coordinating Conjunctions


Complete each sentence with the correct conjunction from the word box.

Core Standard: L.3.1.H



Complete each sentence with the correct conjunction (FANBOYS) from the word box.

Core Standard: L.3.1.H


Worksheet: Third Grade

Coordinating Conjunctions


Join the two sentences using one of the coordinating conjunctions from the list.

Core Standard: L.3.1.H


Worksheet: Third Grade

Subordinating Conjunctions


Complete each sentence with the correct subordinating conjunction from the word box.

Core Standard: L.3.1.H


Worksheet: Third Grade

Subordinating Conjunctions


Complete each sentence with the correct subordinating conjunction from the word box.

Core Standard: L.3.1.H



Connect the two short and simple sentences by using the subordinating conjunction in the parenthesis to write a complex sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.1.H


Worksheet: Third Grade

Combining Sentences


Write a compound sentence by joining the two sentences. Use a comma and the word and, but, or so.

Core Standard: L.3.1.I


Worksheet: Third Grade

Compound Sentences


Read each pair of sentences. Write a compound sentence by joining the two sentences. Use a comma and the word and, but, or so

Core Standard: L.3.1.I


Worksheet: Third Grade

Declarative Sentence


Practice writing some declarative sentences in this worksheet. There is an example to help you start.

Core Standard: L.3.1.I


Worksheet: Third Grade

Interrogative Sentence


An interrogative sentence asks a question. Practice writing interrogative sentences.

Core Standard: L.3.1.I


Worksheet: Third Grade

Exclamatory Sentence


We express strong feelings such as excitement, fear, or surprise, using exclamatory sentence. Practice writing some exclamatory sentences in this worksheet.

Core Standard: L.3.1.I


Worksheet: Third Grade

Imperative Sentence


Learn to write statements that give advise, commands, or express requests. Practice writing some imperative sentences in this worksheet.

Core Standard: L.3.1.I


Worksheet: Third Grade

Capitalization


Another worksheet for students to practice various capitalization rules.

Core Standard: L.3.2


Worksheet: Third Grade

Capitalization


Choose the answer that has the correct capitalization.

Core Standard: L.3.2


Worksheet: Third Grade

Book Titles


Rewrite the book titles using the correct capitalization.

Core Standard: L.3.2.A


Worksheet: Third Grade

Commas in Dates and Addresses


Read each sentence carefully. Add commas where they belong.

Core Standard: L.3.2.B


Worksheet: Third Grade

Commas in Dates and Addresses


Rewrite each sentence and add commas in the correct places.

Core Standard: L.3.2.B


Worksheet: Third Grade

Quotation Marks


Add quotation marks to the quotes (dialogue/conversation) and titles in each sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.2.C


Worksheet: Third Grade

Quotation Marks


Rewrite each sentence. Add quotation marks where necessary.

Core Standard: L.3.2.C


Worksheet: Third Grade

Possessive Pronouns


Read each sentence. Choose and write the correct possessive pronouns to complete each sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.2.D


Worksheet: Third Grade

Possessive Pronouns


Read each sentence. Then write the possessive pronouns on the lines.

Core Standard: L.3.2.D


Worksheet: Third Grade

Biker, Sailor, or Florist


Form a new word by adding the suffixes -er, -or, -ist to a base word.

Core Standard: L.3.2.E


Worksheet: Third Grade

Brighter or Brightest


Add the suffixes -er and -est to the root words and form the new words. Be sure to follow the rules.

Core Standard: L.3.2.E


Worksheet: Third Grade

Crunchy Carrots


Help Robby Rabbit eat the crunchy carrots by adding ‘able’, ‘ness’ and ‘less’ to each base word written on the carrots. Write the new word on the line.

Core Standard: L.3.2.E


Worksheet: Third Grade

Follow the Rules


Follow the spelling rules when adding the suffixes -ed and -ing to a base word.

Core Standard: L.3.2.E


Worksheet: Third Grade

More Suffixes - ly, full, and es


Follow the rules when adding the suffixes -full, ly, or -es to the base words.

Core Standard: L.3.2.E


Worksheet: Third Grade

The Doubling Rule


Learn and practice when to double the consonant when adding the vowel suffixes : ing, ed, er, and est.

Core Standard: L.3.2.E


Worksheet: Third Grade

Word Building


Add the suffixes 'able', 'ful', 'ed' or 'ing' to the base words to build new words. Let's see how many new words you can build!

Core Standard: L.3.2.E


Worksheet: Third Grade

Words Ending in “y”


Add the suffixes -’er’ or ‘ed’ to each root word that ends with a "y". Write the new word on the line. These ones are quite tricky!

Core Standard: L.3.2.E


Worksheet: Third Grade

Bow or Bounce (Words with /ou/ sound)


Sort, then write the words with ou and ow sounds in the correct column.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

Boy or Boil (Words with /oi/ sound)


Use the word list to complete each sentence. If the word has an oy sound as in boy, draw a circle around it. Underline the word if it has an oi sound as in boil.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F



Unscramble the given words and write them in the blanks.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

Crawl or Cause


Complete the sentences with one of the aw or au words from the word box.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F



Add -ed to the base word in parenthesis ( ) to complete each sentence.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F



Add -ed and -ing to the base words . Write the new words on the lines.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

Inflectional Endings : Drop Silent e


Add -ed and -ing to the base words . Write the new words on the lines. Don’t forget to drop the silent e when adding -ed and -ing to the base words.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

Inflectional Endings : No Change


Add the inflected endings to the base words without changing the word. Then choose one form of the word and write a sentence using the word.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

Boo Diphthongs


Find and circle the oo sound words in a word search box. The words could be horizontal or vertical.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

ABC Order - Various sounds of A


(List # 2) Write the words from the word box in ABC order. Copy and rewrite the word.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

ABC Order - Various sounds of A


Write the words from the word box in ABC order. Copy and rewrite the word.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

ABC Order - Various sounds of A


(List # 4) Write the words from the word box in ABC order. Copy and rewrite the word.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

ABC Order - Various sounds of A


(List # 3) Write the words from the word box in ABC order. Copy and rewrite the word.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

ABC Order - Various sounds of E


Read the group of words in each box. Numbers the words 1, 2, 3, and 4 to put them in ABC order.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

ABC Order - Various sounds of I


Write the words from the word box in ABC order.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

ABC Order - Various sounds of I


(List # 2) Write the words from the word box in ABC order.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

ABC Order - Various sounds of O


Write the words from the word box in ABC order.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

ABC Order - Various sounds of O


(List # 2) Write the words from the word box in ABC order.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

ABC Order - Various sounds of U


Write the words from the word box in ABC order.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

ABC Order - Various sounds of U


(List # 2) Write the words from the word box in ABC order.

Core Standard: L.3.2.F


Worksheet: Third Grade

Applying Dictionary Skills


Locate the words in a dictionary and answer the questions.

Core Standard: L.3.2.G


Worksheet: Third Grade

Applying Dictionary Skills # 2


Practice your dictionary skills. Locate the words in a dictionary and answer the questions.

Core Standard: L.3.2.G


Worksheet: Third Grade

Dictionary Entries


This worksheet will help students learn parts of dictionary entries. They will refer to the given entry words and answer the questions related to it.

Core Standard: L.3.2.G


Worksheet: Third Grade

Dictionary Terms


Learn about the various terms used in a dictionary. Then complete the question & answer activity on the worksheet.

Core Standard: L.3.2.G


Worksheet: Third Grade

Entry Words


Select one of the words from the word bank. Look it up in a dictionary, then answer the questions.

Core Standard: L.3.2.G


Worksheet: Third Grade

Guide Words


Write each entry word under the correct pair of guide words. Use dots to split the words into syllables.

Core Standard: L.3.2.G