Third Grade Worksheets for Spelling

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These third grade worksheets are just right for your developing spellers. The pages here focus on important words your kids need to spell correctly everyday.  View the screenshots, then print the full-sized worksheets.

Third Grade Worksheets

Calendar Clues

calendarThe first worksheet includes all-important calendar words. Clues contain scrambled words. The students have all the letters, but need to put them in the right order to complete the crossword correctly.

  Complete Printable Crossword Puzzle: Calendar Clues

Crossword Puzzle Answers
third grade worksheet - crossword puzzle

Contraction Action!

Our contraction worksheets give your third graders lots of practice in spelling, writing and using some of the most common contractions. See the screen shot of one of our pages below.  There are two worksheets in all.

Printable Worksheet: Contraction Action 1
can't, didn't, doesn't, isn't, won't

Printable Worksheet: Contraction Action II
I've, I'm, we'll, he'd, she'll

third grade worksheets - contraction action

Additional Third Grade Worksheets and Resources

Your third graders will like using our fun and flexible "Swap Sheets™," in which students create spelling exercises for each other.

green alligatorDouble Letter Animal Word Search:  Supply the missing pair of letters, then find each of the 40 animal names in the word search puzzle. Fun spelling practice for any age!

Printable spelling reproducibles - Mini word search puzzles: Students must spot the correct spelling of troublesome words.

red question markThird graders are ready to work independently, and will probably enjoy our Mystery in the Attic spelling worksheet.

Don't miss our AnyWord spelling practice series which you're going to love! Students can insert almost any set of spelling words into the pages to complete puzzles, writing prompts and even partner games!

Free Spelling Worksheets - Can You Spell Well?: If students correctly identify the misspelled words, they'll shade the page to reveal in interesting word.

Fill-in Crossword Puzzles: Practice tricky word endings in two fun puzzles. I've used important words from the fourth grade spelling word list. 

"Sh-h-h!"Silent Letter Search: Word search fun! Students must add the correct silent letters and then locate the completed words in the puzzle.

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