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Year 3 English Homework

It is often easy to forget that for many parents, homework is the only picture they get of what their child does at school. We have therefore put a great deal of effort into writing suitable, fun and home-friendly activities for children and parents to share together. Children will benefit and so will parents and teachers!

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Alien Thesaurus

Explore different ways of saying the same thing by writing own alien thesaurus entries.

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Big bad wolf game

Think of short alliterative phrases to describe characters from storybooks

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Character portrait

Use imagination to produce a list of personality clues to describe themselves and Giant from Jack and the Beanstalk.

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Goodies and baddies

Write short profiles for favourite goodie and baddie characters from stories and films.

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Hare and Tortoise interview

Read the story of The Hare and the Tortoise and write a short after-race interview in the form of a playscript (2 sheets).

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Learning letters

Learn to form letters correctly in writing.

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More than one

Look at rules for changing a word into plural and write a list of plurals for household items.

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Non fiction 2: instructions

Read instructions from household products and write a list of 'bossy' verbs.

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Sequence key incidents

Identify beginning, middle and end of a story by making a short cartoon strip based on a time when you were angry.

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Silly sentences

Write alliterative silly sentences.

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Spelling mnemonics

Make up a simple memory chants to help remember words they find it difficult to spell.

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Spelling patterns

Practise spelling patterns for words, which have the same sound in them but are spelt differently.

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Valentine message

Recognise spelling and rhyming words by writing a short valentine message for someone they love.