“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.
Teachers, tutors and parents are welcome to download and print out. Let the text guide the teaching. Discuss and instruct as you move through the tasks.

Free to make copies for teaching purposes.



Market Mayhem

Market Mayhem is a 3-page literacy pack for Grade 3 with target spelling and high frequency words.

This lesson pack includes:

  • 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.

Easy to teach for 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.

The link here will give children some basic information about ferrets as these feature in the story.

Here is the link to Grade 3 Helpful Hintshttps://www.tutoringprimary.com/teaching-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. https://www.tutoringprimary.com/product/six-literacy-grade-2-3/

Free to make copies for teaching purposes.