At the end of Year 3, children are expected to achieve the following objectives in Writing:
Use further prefixes and suffixes and understand how to add them (English Appendix 1)
Spell further homophones
Spell words that are often misspelt (English Appendix 1)
Use the first 2 or 3 letters of a word to check its spelling in a dictionary
Handwriting and Presentation
Use the diagonal and horizontal strokes that are needed to join letters and understand which letters, when adjacent to one another, are best left unjoined.
Plan their writing by:
Draft and write by:
Evaluate and edit by:
Proofread for spelling and punctuation errors
Read their own writing aloud, to a group using appropriate intonation.
Vocabulary, grammar & punctuation
Develop their understanding of the concepts set out in Appendix 2 by:
Indicate grammatical and other features by:
Use and understand the grammatical terminology in Appendix 2 accurately and appropriately in discussing their writing and reading.