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Skills available for Missouri third-grade language arts standards

IXL's third-grade skills will be aligned to the Missouri Learning Standards soon! Until then, you can view a complete list of third-grade standards below.

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L Language

  • L.1 Communicate using conventions of English language.

    • L.1.A Grammar

      • L.1.A.1 In speech and written form, apply standard English grammar to:

        • L.1.A.1.a use regular and irregular verbs and simple verb tenses

        • L.1.A.1.b use helping verbs with irregular verbs

        • L.1.A.1.c use complete subject and complete predicate in a sentence

        • L.1.A.1.d use comparative and superlative, demonstrative adjectives and adverbs

        • L.1.A.1.e use subject/verb agreement in sentences

        • L.1.A.1.f produce simple and compound imperative, exclamatory, declarative, and interrogative sentences

        • L.1.A.1.g use 1st, 2nd, and 3rd person pronouns and their antecedents

    • L.1.B Punctuation, Capitalization, Spelling

      • L.1.B.1 In written text:

        • L.1.B.1.a write legibly (print, cursive)

        • L.1.B.1.b use an apostrophe to form possessives

        • L.1.B.1.c demonstrate and use commas and quotation marks in dialogue

        • L.1.B.1.d capitalize dialogue correctly

        • L.1.B.1.e use commas for greeting and closing of a friendly letter

        • L.1.B.1.f capitalize names of places

        • L.1.B.1.g capitalize titles of books, stories, and songs

        • L.1.B.1.h use spelling patterns and generalizations to spell compound words

        • L.1.B.1.i spell words that double the consonant

        • L.1.B.1.j spell plural words that change ‘y’ to ‘ies’

        • L.1.B.1.k consult reference materials to check and correct spellings

        • L.1.B.1.l arrange words in alphabetical order, to the third letter