Year 3 English Printable Worksheets

Year 3 is your child's first year in Key Stage 2! Our year 3 English worksheets will help your child use proper punctuation and grammar, use more imaginative words, dialogue, and characters, as well as improve their reading and writing skills. Support your child's literacy journey with hundreds of year 3 English worksheets that encourage fun.

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Colour by syllables (unicorn)

Colour by syllables (unicorn)

This fun activity is a great resource to help your students feel comfortable with the concept of syllables. Children read the words and colour the picture by the number of syllables in each word. A handy resource that can be used in the classroom or as a fun homework activity!

Age: 7 - 8
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Christmas vocabulary matching 2

Christmas vocabulary matching 2

This Christmas-themed worksheet asks students to draw a line to match the Christmas words to the pictures. This activity will help with a child's spelling, reading, and vocabulary.

Age: 7 - 8
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Christmas vocabulary matching 1

Christmas vocabulary matching 1

This Christmas-themed worksheet asks students to draw a line to match the Christmas words to the pictures. This activity will help with a child's spelling, reading, and vocabulary.

Age: 7 - 8
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Christmas word scramble

Christmas word scramble

This colourful Christmas-themed worksheet asks students to unscramble the words which have to do with Christmas. There are six words to unscramble.

Age: 7 - 8
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Thank you template

Thank you template

This colourful thank you template is great for supporting independent writing activities and can be used for a variety of different topics.

Age: 7 - 8
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Alliteration - Animals

Alliteration - Animals

This animal-themed literacy resource asks students to think of adjectives to create alliterations. For example: curious cat

Age: 7 - 8
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Alliteration - Adjectives

Alliteration - Adjectives

This literacy resource asks students to think of adjectives to create alliterations. For example: blue balloons.

Age: 7 - 8
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Word Search - Dr Seuss Titles (easy)

Word Search - Dr Seuss Titles (easy)

Celebrate Dr Seuss's birthday on 2 March, with this simple word search. Students find the Dr Seuss titles hidden in the puzzle.

Age: 7 - 8
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Cat in the hat - How many words?

Cat in the hat - How many words?

Dr Seuss was born on 2 March 1904. Celebrate his birthday with this letter mix up worksheet. Students make as many words as they can by rearranging the letters in the words 'Cat in the hat'.

Age: 7 - 8
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Reading Comprehension - Camouflage

Reading Comprehension - Camouflage

This KS2 reading comprehension includes an interesting article about camouflage with questions to answer.

Age: 7 - 8
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Phonics - sh and ch

Phonics - sh and ch

Learning phonics - This KS2 English resource focuses on the sounds 'sh' and 'ch'. Students fill in the missing letters and sort the words correctly. This resource is great for helping students with their reading and spelling.

Age: 7 - 8
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Phonics - ur and er

Phonics - ur and er

Learning phonics - a year 3 English worksheet that focuses on 'ur' and 'er'. Students must fill in the missing letters and sort the words correctly. This resource is great for reading and spelling.

Age: 7 - 8
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Cloze Activity - Spelling List 2 'wh'

Cloze Activity - Spelling List 2 'wh'

This English resource is a cloze activity that has been created using the words from Spelling List 2 which can also be found in this unit. There are 12 words with the letters 'wh'. Students are asked to complete the sentences using the correct word from the word bank.

Age: 7 - 8
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Cloze Activity - Spelling List 1 'tch'

Cloze Activity - Spelling List 1 'tch'

This cloze activity has been created using the words from Spelling List 1 which can also be found in this unit. There are 12 words that all end in 'tch'. Students are asked to complete teh sentences using the correct word from the word bank.

Age: 7 - 8
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Using 'but' and 'though'

Using 'but' and 'though'

Children complete the sentences by choosing 'but' or 'though'.

Age: 7 - 8
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Using 'did' and 'done'

Using 'did' and 'done'

Children complete the sentences by choosing did or done.

Age: 7 - 8
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Using Time Connectives 2

Using Time Connectives 2

Time connectives are words or phrases which are used to tell a reader when something is happening. This year 3 worksheet was designed to encourage students to use time connectives by writing them in a sentence.

Age: 7 - 8
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Using Time Connectives 1

Using Time Connectives 1

Time connectives are words or phrases which are used to tell a reader when something is happening. This year 3 worksheet was designed to encourage students to use time connectives by writing them in a sentence.

Age: 7 - 8
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Prefixes - in, im, il and ir

Prefixes - in, im, il and ir

This year 3 English resource is designed to encourage children to use prefixes - in, im, il and ir. Students write their own sentences using the words provided.

Age: 7 - 8
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Adjectives with Suffix - est

Adjectives with Suffix - est

This year 3 English resource is designed to encourage children to use adjectives with suffix - est. Students write their own sentences using the words provided.

Age: 7 - 8
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Nouns with Suffix - ness

Nouns with Suffix - ness

This year 3 English resource is designed to encourage children to use nouns with suffix - ness. Students write their own sentences using the words provided.

Age: 7 - 8
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Nouns with Suffix - ment

Nouns with Suffix - ment

This year 3 English resource is designed to encourage children to use nouns with suffix - ment. Students write their own sentences using the words provided.

Age: 7 - 8
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Adverbs with Suffix - ly

Adverbs with Suffix - ly

This year 3 English resource is designed to encourage children to use adverbs with suffix - ly. Students write their own sentences using the words provided.

Age: 7 - 8
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Adjectives with Suffix - less

Adjectives with Suffix - less

This year 3 English resource is designed to encourage children to use adjectives with suffix - less. Students write their own sentences using the words provided.

Age: 7 - 8
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Adjectives with Suffix - ful

Adjectives with Suffix - ful

This year 3 English resource is designed to encourage children to use adjectives with suffix - ful. Students write their own sentences using the words provided.

Age: 7 - 8
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Cloze Activity - Halloween Facts

Cloze Activity - Halloween Facts

What is Samhainophobia? What are the colours of Halloween? Why are jack-o'-lanterns carved? Students read the facts about Halloween and fill in the missing words. There is a word bank to help them.

Age: 7 - 8
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Spelling List - Halloween

Spelling List - Halloween

This Halloween worksheet includes 12 spellings for children to learn. Children put the spellings in alphabetical order and fill in the missing words to complete the sentences about Halloween.

Age: 7 - 8
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Halloween Riddles

Halloween Riddles

Students are asked to solve the Halloween riddles by making inferences about the clues. This is a fun way to get your children thinking!

Age: 7 - 8
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Word Search - Pirate Island

Word Search - Pirate Island

All of these words are related to pirates. Look at the list of words. How quickly can you find all of the words in the list?

Age: 7 - 8
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Back to School - Word Unscramble

Back to School - Word Unscramble

All of these words are associated with going back to school. Students are asked to unscramble the letters and write the words correctly on the lines.

Age: 7 - 8
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Spring - How Many Syllables? (2)

Spring - How Many Syllables? (2)

All of these words are associated with spring. How many syllables does each word have? Write the correct number of syllables on the lines.

Age: 7 - 8
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Word Search - St. Patrick's Day

Word Search - St. Patrick's Day

All of the words hidden in the grid are associated with St. Patrick's Day. See how many words you can find.

Age: 7 - 8
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Word Search - Dr. Seuss Characters

Word Search - Dr. Seuss Characters

Students are asked to find each character from books written by author Dr. Seuss in the grid.

Age: 7 - 8
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Dr. Seuss Titles

Dr. Seuss Titles

Do your students like reading Dr. Seuss books? Let's find out! Students are asked to fill in the missing words by completing the names of the Dr. Seuss books.

Age: 7 - 8
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Comprehension - Autumn is the Time of Year

Comprehension - Autumn is the Time of Year

This poem is all about Autumn. Students are asked to read through the poem and answer the accompanying questions.

Age: 7 - 8
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Unscramble the Sentences 3

Unscramble the Sentences 3

This multi-step worksheet will help children practice their sentence building. Students unscramble the words to write a statement. They then use the same words to write a question.

Age: 7 - 8
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Unscramble the Sentences 2

Unscramble the Sentences 2

This multi-step worksheet will help children practice their sentence building. Students unscramble the words to write a statement. They then use the same words to write a question.

Age: 7 - 8
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Unscramble the Sentences 1

Unscramble the Sentences 1

This multi-step worksheet will help children practice their sentence building. Students unscramble the words to write a statement. They then use the same words to write a question.

Age: 7 - 8
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Choosing the correct subject (2)

Choosing the correct subject (2)

This English resource focuses on choosing the correct subject for each sentence. There are 9 sentences to complete.

Age: 7 - 8
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Choosing the correct subject

Choosing the correct subject

This English resource focuses on choosing the correct subject for each sentence. There are 9 sentences to complete.

Age: 7 - 8
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Words with -ar

Words with -ar

This English resource focuses on the -ar spelling pattern. It was created for year 3 but can be used for any children that are ready for the exercise. Kids read the sentences and choose the correct -ar word to complete the sentence.

Age: 7 - 8
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Words with -oo

Words with -oo

This English resource focuses on the -oo spelling pattern. It was created for year 3 but can be used for any children that are ready for the exercise. Kids read the sentences and choose the correct -oo word to complete the sentence.

Age: 7 - 8
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Words with -ew

Words with -ew

This English resource focuses on the -ew spelling pattern. It was created for year 3 but can be used for any children that are ready for the exercise. Kids read the sentences and choose the correct -ew word to complete the sentence.

Age: 7 - 8
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Poetry - Don't Think About A Zebra

Poetry - Don't Think About A Zebra

Students are asked to read through the poem and underline the correct spelling of the word in brackets. They are then asked to answer questions about the poem and complete a word search all about zebras!

Age: 7 - 8
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Halloween Adjectives

Halloween Adjectives

This Halloween worksheet asks students to circle the adjective that describes the underlined noun.

Age: 7 - 8
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Vocabulary Matching - Dinosaurs

Vocabulary Matching - Dinosaurs

Students are asked to draw a line from the word on the left to its description on the right. There are 10 words to match correctly.

Age: 7 - 8
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Summer Fair - Word Search

Summer Fair - Word Search

What activities do you find at a summer fair? Students are asked to find all of the words hidden in the grid.

Age: 7 - 8
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Earth Day - How many words?

Earth Day - How many words?

How many words can you make out of the words Earth Day? Try and think of as many as you can!

Age: 7 - 8
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