“Market Mayhem”, Literacy, Grade 3
Market Mayhem is a 2-page story in 14pt followed by writing activities suitable for Grade 3 children. It targets words such as market and pocket.
Parents, tutors, teachers and others are welcome to download and print out. Multiple copies are allowed. Let the material guide the teaching. Discuss and instruct as you move through the tasks.
Links to helpful hints on teaching this grade level are below. So also is a link to another suitable product.
Market Mayhem is a 3-page literacy pack for Grade 3 with target spelling and high frequency words.
What Is In Market Mayhem
- a 2-page story about animals that get away. Five rabbits and two baby ferrets are on the loose at the Farmers’ Market;
- a page of literacy activities,
- target words ending in -et such as pocket and jacket,
- a simple story writing task.
Who Uses This Package
Parents and others teaching Grade 3 on a one to one basis or in small groups. Anyone can make multiple copies really. Do the reading task with two readings, the first for decoding and the second for understanding.
This link will give children some basic information about ferrets as these feature in the story.
Here is the link to Grade 3 Helpful Hints:
“When I Was Six” is also fictional and has a similar layout with a reading activity and word and text tasks. It includes animals. It is based on a true story.