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3rd Grade English: Grammar - Chapter Summary
The lessons in this 3rd grade English chapter examine important grammar rules. As your students work through this collection of engaging and kid-friendly lessons, they'll take a look at the different types of nouns and verbs, as well as sentence types and punctuation rules. These lessons are designed to present grammar topics in a simplified manner so your students can easily understand them. Following each lesson is a short quiz to help students solidify their understanding of the material.
- Singular and plural nouns
- Auxiliary verbs
- Subject-verb agreement rules
- Sentence parts
- Simple, compound, complex, declarative, interrogative, imperative and exclamatory sentences
- End punctuation
- Dialogue and quotation punctuation rules
- Simple verb tenses
1. Nouns Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, you will learn about one part of speech: nouns. You will learn about common and proper nouns, and we'll discuss some of the ways nouns can be used in sentences.
2. Singular & Plural Nouns: Lesson for Kids
Nouns can take many forms. Two of those forms are singular and plural. This lesson will teach you the difference and how to make singular nouns plural.
3. Auxiliary Verb: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, we will review the definition of a verb and different verb phrases. Then, we'll look at a few examples to help differentiate between the main verb and auxiliary verbs.
4. Subject-Verb Agreement: Rules & Practice
Subject-verb agreement can be very difficult but it is vital to effective writing and speech. In this lesson, you will learn the rules to avoid common mistakes that many people make.
5. Parts of a Sentence: Lesson for Kids
What makes a sentence complete? What is a subject and a predicate? In this lesson, you will learn the two very special parts of a sentence that make a complete thought.
6. Simple Sentences Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples
The simple sentence is the foundation of our language. It's complete, with a subject and a predicate, but with nothing extra. Let's look a little closer at what a simple sentence is, and don't forget to prove your understanding with the quiz!
7. Compound Sentences: Lesson for Kids
When you want to join two sentences, you can create one compound sentence. Compound sentences are connected with a conjunction and express a related idea. Read the lesson, and you'll see that compound sentences are everywhere! (Yes, that's a compound sentence!)
8. Complex Sentence Examples: Lesson for Kids
Complex sentences aren't as complicated as they sound! In this lesson, we will learn about the clauses that make up complex sentences, why complex sentences might be used, and how to write them.
9. Declarative Sentences: Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, you'll review the parts of a complete sentence and learn about the most common type of sentence: a declarative sentence. You can also see examples of declarative sentences before taking a short quiz.
10. Interrogative Sentences: Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, we'll discuss interrogative sentences. You'll learn the definition of an interrogative sentence, the rules to writing an interrogative sentence, and an exception to the rules.
11. Imperative Sentence: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, you'll learn how to identify imperative sentences, including variations and quirks that might throw you off track at first. You'll also learn what makes them negative or affirmative and how to spot tag questions.
12. Exclamatory Sentences: Lesson for Kids
Exclamatory sentences are the kind of sentences that you want to reserve for your strongest emotions. In this lesson, you'll learn about exclamatory sentences, how to write one, and how to identify one in speech and writing.
13. End Punctuation: Lesson for Kids
No matter what you are writing about, every sentence has to end. In this lesson, you will learn about the three different types of end punctuation that can be used at the end of a sentence.
14. Punctuating Dialogue & Quotations: Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, you will learn the correct way to write and punctuate the things people say. These things include direct quotations and conversations.
15. Simple Verb Tense: Lesson for Kids
Run! Fetch! Play! Did you know that these words are verbs? All wonderful writers use verbs in their sentences. Let's jump into this lesson to look at simple verb tenses and see examples you can use to become a wonderful writer yourself!
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Other chapters within the 3rd Grade English course
- 3rd Grade English: Reading Comprehension & Response
- 3rd Grade English: Literary Terms
- 3rd Grade English: Reading Literary Texts
- 3rd Grade English: Reading Informational Texts
- 3rd Grade English: Stories & Poetry
- 3rd Grade English: Vocabulary & Language
- 3rd Grade English: Spelling
- 3rd Grade English: Writing
- 3rd Grade English: Speaking & Listening