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Third Grade (Grade 3) Writing Essays Questions

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Grade 3 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.2, W.3.2d, W.4.2d, W.5.2d

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How could the author rewrite the concluding section to make it better fit the topic?

Playing soccer in new ways helps improve your skills. You can become a better player and have fun.
  1. You don't need a net or a goal to play soccer. By playing soccer in new ways, you can improve your skills and still have fun.
  2. Playing soccer in new ways helps improve your skills. By playing with a net and a goal, you can become a better player.
  3. You can become a better player by going through these activities. Best of all, they are a lot of fun.
  4. You can become a better player and have fun. Playing soccer in new ways helps improve your skills.
Grade 3 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.2, W.3.2a, W.4.2a, W.5.2a

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How could the writer best include illustrations to enhance the passage?
  1. Add a picture of a soccer ball
  2. Show diagrams of the activities
  3. Show pictures of kids playing soccer
  4. Add a picture of a net or goal
Grade 3 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.2, W.3.2c
A good writer uses linking words and phrases such as also, another and but to connect ideas in their writing.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.2, W.3.2a
The first paragraph of informative writing should introduce the topic.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.2, W.3.2b, W.4.2b, W.5.2b

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Which is an example of how the writer develops the paragraph above by using a definition or comparison to help explain the activity?
  1. One way is just to play keep away.
  2. This is similar to a drill.
  3. It promotes ball skills.
  4. It also helps you become better at dribbling in traffic and avoiding defenders.
Grade 3 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.3.1
Write a paragraph to convince someone to move to your town.
Grade 3 Writing Essays
Profession - Director - Small

What is a movie you could watch over and over? Why?
Grade 3 Writing Essays
Water is a natural resource. While it may seem like you have plenty of water, the water you have today won't always be around. To help save water for the future, you can conserve water now. What are some steps you can take to reduce the amount of water you use?
Grade 3 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.2, W.3.2, W.4.2, W.5.2
You invite your friend to play your favorite sport, but quickly discover the he (or she) has never played before. Write out the rules of the game so your friend will know how to play.
Grade 3 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.3, W.3.3
Write about a time you went to a sports game or match. If you have never been to one, imagine what it would be like.
Grade 3 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.2, W.3.2
Describe your town for someone who has never been there.
Grade 3 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.3.1
Back To School - Notebook
Do you like to do homework? Why or why not?
Grade 3 Writing Essays
Come up with your own answer to the joke.
What's black and white and red (read) all over?
Grade 3 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.1, W.3.1
Should all kids be required to play sports? Why or why not?
Grade 3 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.2, W.3.2
Profession - Tennis Player
Many sports involve balls. What is your favorite sport that involves a ball?
Grade 3 Writing Essays
Come up with your own answer to the joke.
Why do bees have sticky hair?
Grade 3 Writing Essays
Come up with your own answer to the joke.

Knock, knock.
Who's there?
Grade 3 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.2, W.3.2
If you could change the name of your town, what would you call it? Why?
Grade 3 Writing Essays CCSS: CCRA.W.2, W.3.2
Describe your favorite place in your town.
Grade 3 Writing Essays
Come up with your own answer to the joke.
What does a snail say when it's riding a turtle's back?
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