Cinco de Mayo | Mother’s Day | Memorial Day | Third Grade Reading Passages




Looking for print-and-go May activities to use throughout the month? With over 60+ worksheets covering math and ELA skills, you will have plenty of options to keep your students learning all month long! Worksheets cover Cinco de Mayo, Facts about Mexico, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, sharks, sports, and spring/ summer themes.
How to use these worksheets?
Print and go worksheets for morning work, time-fillers, early finisher activities, RTI intervention (standard is listed on each page), to leave for a substitute, math/ ELA centers, or just to use in your classroom throughout the month!
Who are these worksheets for?
The pages included practice many common core skills, both for second grade and third grade. This was designed for use in the third grade classroom, but many of the resources would be useful for other grade levels as well.



  • Pages included chart-for teacher use
  • Pages used table. Includes page name, standards covered, and column to record date used in the classroom.

Cinco de Mayo themed pages:

  • Cinco de Mayo informational text
  • Cinco de Mayo text-based questions
  • Cinco de Mayo acrostic poem
  • Cinco de Mayo coloring-multiplication/ division
  • Mexico facts-informational reading
  • Mexico questions graphic organizer
  • Mexico/ U.S. compare and contrast
  • Cinco de Mayo making words activity page
  • Cinco de Mayo coloring page-parts of speech
  • Taco Tuesday-singular to plural
  • Fiesta Time-elapsed time on a number line

Mother’s Day

  • Mother’s Day-text with questions
  • What Makes my Mom Special-acrostic
  • My Mother’s Day-descriptive writing
  • Mother’s Day coloring-rounding
  • Make time for Mom-time on a clock
  • Happy Mother’s Day-making words

Memorial Day

  • Memorial Day-informational text
  • Memorial Day-main idea/ detail
  • My Memorial Day-descriptive writing
  • Memorial Day-acrostic poem
  • Memorial Day-sentence writing
  • Memorial Day-cause/ effect
  • Remember who served-making words


  • Sharks-are, can, have brainstorming chart
  • Sharks-informational text
  • Sharks-explanatory writing
  • Sharks-text-based questions
  • All About Sharks-acrostic poem
  • Shark Attacks-text with questions
  • Sharks-cause/ effect
  • Sharks-main idea/ detail
  • Sharks-sentence writing

Spring/ Summer

  • Chirp, chirp-equivalent fractions
  • Camp out-matching multiplication
  • Fruity multiplication 2 digit by 1 digit
  • Would you Rather-opinion writing
  • Orange you close? early long division
  • Roll & Write-summer fun narrative
  • Sunshine words-synonyms and antonyms
  • Here comes the sunshine-division search


  • Spring sports-graphing/ questions
  • Catching differences-subtraction
  • Batting new words-prefixes/ suffixes
  • Find my Number-number sentences
  • Scoring with area/ perimeter
  • Score with good sentences-verb tense
  • Scoring with word problems
  • Batter Up! Punctuating dialogue
  • On the soccer field-context clues
  • Spring fractions-partitioning shapes
  • Pitching new words-prefixes/ suffixes



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