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Year 3 Resources

he spellings in these booklets are taken from the Revised 2014 final version English National Curriculum for Year 3.

Year 3The material has been carefully organized to reflect the progress of students over two years and to allow for revision of spellings from previous years.    The statutory-word lists for Years 3 and 4 have been shared between the two years and all will have been covered by the end of Year 4.

The booklets contain 10 sets of weekly spellings which use the Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check method. They are available in a choice of print, a joined cursive or continuous font to aid handwriting. The word puzzles are linked to each of the spellings and can be used as homework or extension activities for their reinforcement.  Dictations are also available and can be used as either dictation exercises or spelling tests.

The slideshow shows examples from the Year 3 term 1 set 1 spellings, word activities and dictation.











Set 1: Words with ‘ph’ and ‘wh’
Set 2: Plurals of words ending in ‘y’ (change ‘y’ to ‘i’ and add ‘es’)
Set 3:  Adding ‘ing’, ‘er’, ‘est’ and ‘y’ to words ending in ‘e’
Set 4:  Recommended Words List 1
Set 5:  Recommended Words List 2
Set 6:  Recommended Words List 3
Set 7:   Adding vowel suffixes to words with more than one syllable
Set 8:  Adding vowel suffixes for words with more than one syllable with unstressed vowels
Set 9:   Words with ‘y’ as /i/
Set 10: Revision

Set 1:   Words with ‘ou’ as /u/
Set 2:  Prefixes ‘dis’, ‘in’ and ‘mis’
Set 3:  Prefixes ‘ir’ , ‘il’ and ‘im’
Set 4:  Prefixes ‘re’ and ‘sub’
Set 5:  Prefixes ‘super’ and ‘inter’
Set 6:  Prefix ‘auto'
Set 7:  Prefix ‘anti’
Set 8:  Words ending in ‘ation’
Set 9:   Words ending in ‘etion’, ‘ition’, ‘otion’ and ‘ution’
Set 10: Revision

Set 1:  Words ending in 'ly'
Set 2:  Words ending in 'sure' and 'ture'
Set 3:  Words ending in 'sion' as /zhun/
Set 4:  Words ending in 'ous' 1
Set 5:  Words ending in 'ous' 2
Set 6:  Words ending in 'tion' and ‘cian’
Set 7:  Words ending in ‘ssion’ as /shun/
Set 8:  Words ending in ‘ssion’ and ‘sion’ as /shun/
Set 9:  Words containing ‘ch’ as /k/
Set 10:  Revision