Writing Applications : Writing : Third Grade English Language Arts Worksheets

Below, you will find a wide range of our printable worksheets in chapter Writing Applications of section Writing. These worksheets are appropriate for Third Grade English Language Arts. We have crafted many worksheets covering various aspects of this topic, writing stories and essays, letters / invitations / thank-you notes, and many more. We hope you find them very useful and interesting.

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Writing Applications

Worksheet: Third Grade

Friendly Letter


Write a friendly letter to your local dentist. Describe the importance of brushing and flossing teeth. Persuade him to visit your class during the oral hygiene week.

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Letters / Invitations / Thank-You Notes


Worksheet: Third Grade

Writing Invitations


Complete the invitation graphic organizer. Then transfer the information from the web to complete the invitation.

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Letters / Invitations / Thank-You Notes


Worksheet: Third Grade

Thank-You Grandma


Write a thank you note to Grandma for the chocolate chip cookies she baked for your classroom party. Be sure to include the five basic parts of a letter.

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Letters / Invitations / Thank-You Notes


Worksheet: Third Grade

Thank-You Santa


Write a thank you note to Santa for your Christmas present. Be sure to include what the present was and why you liked it.

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Letters / Invitations / Thank-You Notes


Worksheet: Third Grade

Thank-You Letter


Choose someone you would like to thank for something special they’ve done for you or a gift you got from them. Write a thank-you note to express your appreciation.

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Letters / Invitations / Thank-You Notes


Worksheet: Third Grade

A Thank-You Note


Write a thank-you note to your friend for sending you a birthday present. Be sure to include why and what you are thankful for.

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Letters / Invitations / Thank-You Notes


Worksheet: Third Grade

Field Trip Suggestion


Write a letter to your teacher suggesting her the place where you would like to go on a field trip . Why do you think it is a worthy place to visit? State at least two reasons.

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Letters / Invitations / Thank-You Notes


Worksheet: Third Grade

My Dad is the Best


Write a friendly letter to your dad. Tell him why he is so special to you and thank him for always being there for you. Give specific details, facts, and examples.

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Letters / Invitations / Thank-You Notes


Worksheet: Third Grade

You are So Special


Write a friendly letter to your mom. Tell her why you love her so much, and thank her for always being there for you. Supports your main idea with specific facts/details.

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Letters / Invitations / Thank-You Notes


Worksheet: Third Grade

Writing Invitations


Imagine you’re planning a party. Decide on a reason for the party. Look at the sample invitation. Then design and write your own invitation. Try to make the party sound fun!

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Letters / Invitations / Thank-You Notes


Worksheet: Third Grade

All About Adjectives


Look at each picture.Write a descriptive paragraph about that picture. Be sure to use at least 4-5 vivid adjectives in your paragraph. Underline the adjectives.

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Writing Stories and Essays


Worksheet: Third Grade

Descriptive paragraph


Everyone seems to relish tender and juicy watermelon in the summertime. Write a descriptive paragraph about watermelon using a lot of sensory details.

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Writing Stories and Essays


Worksheet: Third Grade

Birthday Party


Think of a birthday party that was full of fun and excitement. Write a paragraph describing what you saw, smelled, tasted, felt, and heard at the party.

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Writing Stories and Essays



Pretend that you find a magical flying broom that can take you anywhere you’d want to go. Write a fictional narrative about where you'd go and what you'd do there.

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Writing Stories and Essays


Worksheet: Third Grade

The Finishing Touch


Read each incomplete story and use your imagination to write the perfect and interesting ending for each one of them.

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Writing Stories and Essays


Worksheet: Third Grade

Talking Pumpkin


Continue the story about the talking pumpkin with an interesting middle and ending that describe to the readers what might happens next.

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Writing Stories and Essays


Worksheet: Third Grade

“How-to” Paragraph


Write a recipe of your favorite fruit smoothie. Think of all the ingredients that would make your smoothie the most delicious one. Be sure to include all the steps.

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Writing Stories and Essays


Worksheet: Third Grade

Essay Writing - Graphic Organizer


Consider writing an outline. It helps you organize and plan your essay. It is a useful tool to refer to when you write an essay. Practice with an outline in this worksheet.

Category:  Writing     Writing Applications     Writing Stories and Essays



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