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Year 3

English in Year 3

 

 

Reading

• Use knowledge to read ‘exception’ words

• Read range of fiction & non-fiction

• Use dictionaries to check meaning

• Prepare poems & plays to perform

• Check own understanding of reading

• Draw inferences & make predictions

• Retrieve & record information from non-fiction books

• Discuss reading with others

 

 

Speaking & Listening

• Give structured descriptions

• Participate actively in conversation

• Consider & evaluate different viewpoints

 

 

Writing

• Use prefixes & suffixes in spelling

• Use dictionary to confirm spellings

• Write simple dictated sentences

• Use handwriting joins appropriately

• Plan to write based on familiar forms

• Rehearse sentences orally for writing

• Use varied rich vocabulary

• Create simple settings & plot

• Assess effectiveness of own and others’ writing

 

 

Grammar

• Use a range of conjunctions

• Use perfect tense

• Use a range of nouns & pronouns

• Use time connectives

• Introduce speech punctuation

• Know language of clauses

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