Year 3 English worksheets
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Cut out the cards. The red ones are the first part of a longer word, the blue ones are the second part. Mix and match to see how many longer words you can make.
Colour the squares with nouns in green. Colour the squares with pronouns in brown. Leave the blank squares empty, then work out what the picture is.
All these words include the same sound (/ai/) but it is represented by ‘ei’,‘eigh’ or ‘ey’. Underline the groups of letters making the /ai/ sound in each word, then cut the words out and put them in the correct column. Once you think you know the words, ask someone to dictate these sentences to you. Write them down and then check to see if you got the spellings right.
Read these words and say them out loud. The ‘y’ in the words makes three different sounds: /i/ as in cygnet, /igh/ as in high, /y/ as in yellow. Can you group them into the three sound columns below?
Words ending -ly are used to describe how something is done; they are called adverbs. Cut out these cards and match up the root words on the left with the suffix -ly on the right, then decide which words go in each sentence.
Most words longer than one syllable that have the stress on the last syllable when you say them and end with a single consonant, we double the last letter when adding the suffix -ing. Can you cut out the jumbled-up cards and make the five -ing words? Then see if you can fit them into the sentences.
Prior to 2016, optional SATs were used by teachers to help them assess children's progress at the end of each school year. This official Year 3 English SATs paper from 2006, free to download, can be used for at-home revision and practice.
Get weekly spelling practice organised with our printable spelling lists, blank and ready to be filled with your child's assigned words. Attach the list to the fridge for quick revision sessions before the weekly spelling test.
A blank Look, Cover, Write and Check spelling words list to download and print to help your child practise their weekly spelling words and prepare for tests.
Revise Year 3 spelling patterns and tricky spellings with our practice tests, which cover the common words and rules taught as part of the Y3 English curriculum. The Look, Cover, Write and Check method is used to help your child learn the correct spelling of each word.
Challenge your KS2 child to a Shakespearean wordsearch. Can they find the titles of 14 of the Bard's famous plays hidden in the wordsearch grid?
Here is a list of past tense phrases. Can you write the correct present tense? Be careful, some of the verbs are irregular...
Climb the full stop tower by correctly placing the full stop in sentences.
Look at this passage about a playful cat. Can you change all the verb tenses from the past tense to the present tense?
It's time to save the world... one correct spelling at a time! Designed to help kids practise common KS2 spelling patterns and tricky words the fun way, the Crack that code spelling rules puzzle pack offers wordsearches, crosswords, puzzles and codes galore.
The endings of these words sound the same, but some are spelled -sure and some end in -ture. Can you find each of the words in the wordsearch below?
All these words contain the letters ‘ou’ but make the sound /u/, as in umbrella. Cut the words out and put them into the following sentences where you think they belong.
Look at this passage. It includes a number of verbs in the past tense; you need to collect the ones that end in -ed. Find them and write them into the grid below. The highlighted letters will spell out a word.
Can you correctly place the colon in these two sentences then finish these sentences off with a list, remembering your colon and your commas for separating each item.
Time connectives are words or phrases that order your writing into a chronological sequence. Can you fill in the missing time connectives below so the story makes sense?
Do you know why we use capital letters? See if you can sort these statements into the correct columns.