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Year 3 Expectations

Year 3 Expectations      
Meeting Expectation Statements 
Meeting Expectation Statements
Meeting Expectation Statements
Spoken Language
Meeting Expectation Statements
Compare and order numbers to 1000 and read and write numbers to 1000 in numerals and words
Word Reading
Apply knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes to  read aloud and to understand the meaning of  unfamiliar  words
Sequence and communicate ideas in an organised and logical way in complete sentences as required
Spell words with additional prefixes and suffixes and understand how to add them to root words, for example
– form nouns using super, anti, auto 
Count from 0 in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100
Read further exception words, noting the unusual  correspondences between spelling and sound, and where  these occur in the word
Vary the amount of detail and choice of vocabulary dependent on the purpose and audience
Recognise and spell additional homophones, for example
– he’ll, heel, heal
Recognise the value of each digit in a 3-digit number
Attempt pronunciation of unfamiliar words drawing on  prior knowledge of similar looking words
Participate fully in paired and group discussions
Use the first two or three letters of a word to check its spelling in a dictionary 
Understand and count in tenths, and find the fractional value of a given set
Reading Comprehension
Experience and discuss  a range of fiction, poetry, plays,  non-fiction and reference books or textbooks
Show understanding of the main points in a discussion
Spell correctly word families based on common words, for example – solve, solution, solver 
Add and subtract fractions with a common denominator
Know that non-fiction books are structured in different  ways and be able to use them effectively
Start to show awareness of how and when Standard
English is used
Spell identified commonly misspelt words from Year 3 and 4 word list
Derive and recall multiplication facts for 3, 4 and 8x multiplication tables 
Begin to understand that narrative books are structured  in different ways, for example, quest stories and stories  with dilemmas
Retell a story using narrative language and added relevant detail
Make analogies from a word already known  to apply to an unfamiliar word 
Add and subtract mentally combinations of 1-digit and 2digit numbers
Ask questions to improve understanding of a text
Show they have listened carefully through making relevant comments
Identify the root in longer words
Add and subtract numbers with up to 3-digits using formal written methods
Predict what might happen from details stated
Formally present ideas or information to an audience
Use the diagonal and horizontal strokes that are needed to join letters
Write and calculate mathematical statements for multiplication and division; including 2-digit number with a 1-digit number (from multiplication tables they know, ie, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8 and 10)
Draw inferences such as inferring characters’ feelings,  thoughts and motives from their actions
Recognise that meaning can be expressed in different ways dependent on the context
Understand which letters, when adjacent to one another, are best left unjoined
Solve number problems using one and two step operations
Use dictionaries to check the meaning of unfamiliar  words 
Perform poems  from memory adapting expression and tone as appropriate
Increase the legibility, consistency and quality of handwriting
Identify right angles; compare other angles to being greater or smaller than a right angle
Identify main idea of a text
Look at and discuss models of writing of the text type, purpose and audience to  be written, noting: structure; grammatical features  and use of vocabulary
Identify horizontal and vertical lines and pairs of perpendicular and parallel lines
Identify how structure, and presentation contribute to  the meaning of texts
Compose sentences using a wider range of structures linked to the grammar objectives 
Tell time to nearest minute and use specific vocabulary:
seconds, am and pm
Retrieve and record information from non-fiction
Write a narrative with  a clear structure, setting, characters and plot 
Measure, compare, add and subtract using common metric measures
Discuss books, poems and other works that are read  aloud and independently, taking turns and listening to  others’ opinions
Write a non-narrative using simple organisational devices such as headings and sub-headings 
Solve one-step and two step problems using information presented in scaled bar charts, pictograms and tables
Explain and discuss understanding of books, poems and  other material, both those read aloud and those read  independently
Suggest improvement to writing through assessing writing with peers and self-assessment 
Prepare poems to read aloud and to perform, showing  understanding through intonation, tone, volume and action
Make improvements by proposing changes to grammar and vocabulary to improve consistency, e.g. the accurate use of pronouns in sentences 
Use a range of sentences with more than one clause by using a wider range of conjunctions, e.g. when, if, because, although 
Use the perfect form of verbs to mark relationships of time and cause
Use conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions to express time and cause   
Proof-read to check for errors in spelling and punctuation errors