Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Third Grade
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Descriptive Writing

Descriptive Writing Third Grade Writing Lessons and Prompts

Descriptive Writing Prompts with Fiction
     A Dollar a Day (Grades 1-2)

     Annie's Best Day (Grades 1-2)

     My Dog and Best Friend (Grades 1-2)

     Trick of the Clown Witch (Grades 1-2)

     Goodies for Good Friends (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-5)

     Clowning Around (Grades 2-3)

     Summer at the Library (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     Porter's Letters to Griffin (Reading Level 3; Interest Level 5)

     My Movie Moment (Reading Level 3; Interest Level 5)

     Just Right for Dad (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-5)

     Emma's Eyes (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Peace with Pizza (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Emma's Valentine's Day Mystery (Grades 3-4)

     Room 127: Jack Jumps (Story #3) (Grades 3-4)

     Room 127: Freddie Can Fly! (Story #2) (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     Letters from Griffin (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Reaching for the Goal (Grades 3-5)

     Joey Roo and Something New (Grades 3-6; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Grammar Zoo Train (Grades 3-6)

     A Shooting Star over the Shoe Store (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Entertains a Pink Blobulus (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Gets Another Pet (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Gets his License (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Goes to a Potluck (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Has Pet Problems (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Has a Garage Sale (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Visits Earth (Grades 3-6)

     Marculus Visits Washington, D.C. (Grades 3-6)

     Weird Earth Sayings (Grades 3-6)

     Where, Oh Where is Monty the Bear? (Grades 3-6)

     The Big Prize (Grades 3-6)

     Gooaalllll! (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 2-9)

     Soccer History by Mail (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-9)


Descriptive Writing Prompts with Nonfiction
     The Wonder of Winter (Grades 1-2)

     The Story of an Apple (Grades 1-3)

     I Love Winter (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-3)

     Splash of Color (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-3)

     Let's Go Digging For Dinosaurs! (Grades 2-3)

     Meet Dr. Seuss (Grades 2-3)

     The Prairie Dog (Grades 2-3)

     Let's Meet Harriet Tubman (Grades 2-4)

     Tiffany's Ducklings (Grades 2-4)

     Tree Squirrels (Grades 2-4)

     Doggie Lingo (Grades 2-6)

     Oil in the Gulf (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 2-9)

     High-Flying Fun (Grades 3-4)

     Life on a Tour Bus (Grades 3-4)

     Pump It Up: All About Your Blood (Grades 3-4)

     P.U. Plants (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Crazy Cars: Wild and Wacky Rides (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     Strange but True: Crazy Facts about Food (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 4-8)

     Can You Believe it? Wild and Wacky Truths from Around the World (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Oops! More Wild and Wacky Sports Injuries (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     The French Quarter's Quarterback: Drew Brees (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Your Teeth (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Beaks (Grades 3-5)

     Tiffany Visits an Alpaca Farm (Grades 3-5)

     A Mardi Gras Alphabet Book (Grades 3-5)

     From the Ground Up (Grades 3-5)

     Alive or Not? (Grades 3-5)

     Helen Keller (Grades 3-5)

     Rocks and Minerals (Grades 3-5)

     Desert Habitat (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     Ocean Habitat (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 4-6)

     All-Terrain Vehicles (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Auto Racing (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Prairie Habitat (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Temperate Forest Habitat (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Types of Auto Racing (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Smoke Jumpers (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     History of Hip Hop (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     How Do You Make a Video Game? (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     How a Bicycle Works (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 6-8)

     Mapping ABC Style (Grades 3-6)

     It's a Chocolate Thing (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-7)

     The ABCs of Geometry (Grades 4-7; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     The Legend Behind the Poem (Grades 4-7; Interest Level: Grades 3-6)

     Animals That Use Mimicry (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     Classifying Invertebrate Animals (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)

     Rainbows (Grades 5-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-8)


Descriptive Writing Books
     Spring Has Sprung (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-3)

     The Sun Stands Still (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-4)

     Magnificent Mackinac (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 1-6)

     Dear Diary, What a Year! (Grades 2-3)

     Earth Hour Sleepover (Grades 2-3; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     Not Just Another Bus Ride (Grades 3-4)

     Oh My! It's a Monk Seal! (Grades 3-4)

     A Day to Remember (Grades 3-4)

     Are You Ready to Run? (Grades 3-4)

     A Weekend in the Smokies (Grades 3-4; Interest Level: Grades 5-8)

     Have A Frightfully Fun Halloween! (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 2-6)

     Leap Year (Grades 3-5)

     Ogres (Grades 3-5; Interest Level: Grades 5-7)

     Sandcastles on the Beach (Grades 4-5; Interest Level: Grades 3-5)

     Rocky Mountain National Park Adventure (Grades 4-6; Interest Level: Grades 3-9)


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