Reading Grade 3

  1. Epic: Thousands of e-books. Free for educators. 
  2. Elements of a Story - Cinderella
  3. STARFALL - I'm Reading!
  4. Tumblebooks The Beaumont Library provides a link to Tumblebooks. Look for the link on the right side of the Home page.
  5. Sightwords: Free resources to help teach kids to read 
  6. Stories fothe Classroom A collection of interactive stories suitable for K-6 students. Most of the stories are animated and they are organized by reading level.
  7. Practice reading/comprehension: Read a short story then answer questions. Grade Three
  8. I Can Read Beginning reading. Listen and read each sentence. Then answer questions about the words in the sentence
  9. Into the Book is a reading comprehension resource for K-4 students and teachers.
  10. Aesop Fables Vol. 1 Aesop Fables Vol. 2(Audio/Readalong books)
  11. The Paper Bag Princess Hear and read the online story of the Paper Bag Princess, by Robert Munsch.
  12. BookflixNearly 200 picture books available free on the Online Reference Centre site from  Use this resource to access interactive fiction and non-fiction books organized according to themes.
  13. Online Story books to read  Online Stories for Kids
  14. National Geographic - Pick the issue of National Geographic online magazine you want to listen and read along with. Then click on the LISTEN and READ button below it. A classroom magazine for kindergarten and First Grade.
  15. Speakaboos is a collection of online children's stories, read aloud with illustrations and with the words on each page for you to read-along. Included are favourites, fairy tales, nursery rhymes, fables, folk tales and songs. 
  16. Literactive- The program is comprised of carefully levelled guided readers, comprehensive phonic activities and a wealth of supplemental reading material which gradually develop a child's reading skills in a sequential and enjoyable manner. All the material is available for free from this site but you need to register
  17. is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. The online database is developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment.
  18. Books to Read Online  A Large collection of links to Interactive Online stories.
  19. Storyline Online: Streaming video program featuring SAG members reading children's books
  20. Story Bear's Stories (Little Animals Activity Center) Listen to the story and follow directions
  21. Destination Impossible' - read the instructions to help your character get around Skills wise City.
  22. Quia Sequencing Activities - place events in order
  23. Google Lit Trips Combine the satellite imagery of Google Earth with a literature study of a fiction book. 


Tumble Book Library - Tumblebooks - eBooks for eKids An online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading

RazKids (Online leveled Reading Library- Subscription)

  1. Childtopia (Listening and Reading Comprehension)


Learning Vocabulary Can be Fun!

Grade 3 Thematic Audio Segments: These tracks work best in the Chrome browser.

Track 1: Pettranella
Track 2: An Interview
Track 3: The Catfish Palace
Track 4: The Name of the Tree
Track 5: Jonathan — Then He Heard a Sound
Track 6: Meet The Dirt Detectives
Track 7: How Sharp Are Your Ears?
Track 8: An African Recipe

Into the Book

Into the Book is a reading comprehension resource for K-4 students and teachers. We focus on eight research-based strategies: Using Prior Knowledge, Making Connections, Questioning, Visualizing, Inferring, Summarizing, Evaluating and Synthesizing. Try the online interactive activities, or click below to find out how to get our engaging 15-minute video programs.

Behind the Lesson provides information and teaching resources for each strategy. Watch our 10-minute professional development videos and explore the Web site for lesson plans, video and audio clips, downloads, and more.