Year 3 Autumn 2 Reading Challenge

We have been looking at information texts this half term. Can you complete the challenge based on this non-chronological report?

Read this non-chronological text and then complete the challenges.

Bronze:

Give an example of a desert plant.
What do all plants need to live and grow?
How long can the roots of a bromeliad grow?

Silver:

Write 3 sentences about desert plants using subordinating conjunctions.

Gold:

Improve one of the sections by adding more adjectives, adverbs and conjunctions.

Platinum:

Make a poster showing the information you have learnt from this text. Summarise your learning.

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  1. Bronze: Give an example of a desert plant.
    Some of the desserts have plants 🎍 like spikey 🌡 plants.🌡

    1.What do all plants need to live and grow?
    All plants need sun and water. πŸ’¦

    2.How long can the roots of a bromeliad grow?
    It’s long dangling roots can grow for 18 meters.
    Silver:

    Write 3 sentences about desert plants using subordinating conjunctions.
    Some of the plants are spikey and the painful.
    They need water πŸ’¦ and sun β˜€οΈ but need clean water πŸ’¦.
    They need vitamin D from the sun and it has to be clean.
    Gold:
    Improve one of the sections by adding more adjectives, adverbs and conjunctions.
    Plants need fresh, clean water and shiny,✨ hot sun
    Platinum:
    I’m going to do platinum on a poster
    today

  2. Bronze
    A cacti is an example of an desert plant.
    Plants need water and sunlight to live and grow.
    A bromeliads roots can reach up to 18 metres long.

  3. Bronze
    1. Cactus
    2.All plants need water and sunlight to grow and live
    3.The bromeliads roots can grow up to 18 metres long
    Silver

    1.Cacti has spines rather than leaves although these spines help to protect
    the plants from the heat of the desert .
    2. All plants need water although desert plants need very little water.
    3.They save energy by growing very slowly although it can take them a whole year to grow two tiny leaves.
    Gold
    Desert plants survive on very little water and cacti store rainwater in their fleshy stems

  4. Bronze
    A Cacti is an example of a desert plant.
    All plants need water and sunlight to grow.
    The roots of a bromeliad can grow up to 18 metres long.

    Silver
    Cacti have spines instead of leaves and these protect the plant from the heat.
    Dessert plants need a little bit water to survive and other plants need more water.
    The spines on a cacti are spiked and they can hurt you.

    Gold
    A green cacti have spiked spines rather than leaves. These sharp spines help to protect the dry plant from the heat in the hot dessert. Because it is in the desert, there is not a lot of water. Therefore, this plant can survive with a little bit of water.

  5. Bronze
    A creosote bush is an example of a desert plant.
    Plants need a little bit of heat, water and sunlight.
    The roots of a bromeliad can grow 18 meters long.
    Silver
    As desert plants adapt to their environment, they don’t need much water.
    Because some desert plants have spikes, stay away from them.
    Although desert plants don’t need much water, they can still die without it.
    Gold
    Desert plants can survive even if dangerous fires set their habitat alight.
    Some can quickly burrow their roots underground because the seed has a very long tail that twists and turns under the ground.
    Because the seed can do that, it helps it survive and move away from the fire so it can grow properly.
    Platinum
    I am going to make a poster and upload it to email.

  6. Bronze
    Desert plants are spikey.
    They need Sun and water to survive.
    They can grow up to 18metres long.

    Silver
    Dessert plant’s are spikey and can hurt you.
    They need water and Sun to grow nicely.
    They are green in colour and big different shapes.

    Gold
    All plants need clean water for them to grow nicely.They also need Sun to help them.

  7. Hello teachers πŸ‘©β€πŸ«.
    Bronze: Give an example of a desert plant.
    Some of the desserts have plants 🎍 like spikey 🌡 plants.🌡

    1.What do all plants need to live and grow?
    All plants need sun and water. πŸ’¦

    2.How long can the roots of a bromeliad grow?
    It’s long dangling roots can grow for 18 meters.
    Silver:

    Write 3 sentences about desert plants using subordinating conjunctions.
    Some of the plants are spikey and the painful.
    They need water πŸ’¦ and sun β˜€οΈ but need clean water πŸ’¦.
    They need vitamin D from the sun and it has to be clean.
    Gold:
    Improve one of the sections by adding more adjectives, adverbs and conjunctions.
    Plants need fresh, clean water and shiny,✨ hot sun
    Platinum:

    Make a poster showing the information you have learnt from this text. Summarise your learning.
    I will do Platinum later and thank you Mrs Redhead.

  8. Bronz
    a desert plant is a spike plant that Can survive with very little water .

    Silver
    Plant needs water to live because without water they can’t grow .

    Gold
    A roots of a bromeliad can be 18 metres long

  9. Bronze
    There are spiky.
    You need soil,sunlight,water and seeds.
    There 18 meters long.
    Silver
    The plant are spiky that you can’t touch them.
    They are so green that you can see them easily.
    As soon as you touch the spiky part it would hurt.
    Gold
    The plants need water because if it doesn’t observe it won’t grow.

  10. BRONZE
    A desert plant have spines rather than leaves.
    All plants need water and sunlight.
    A bormilad’s roots are 18 meters long.
    Silver
    If the desert plant had leaves they wil die.
    Although the bormilad is 18 meters long.
    When a snow bell disappears they go underground during winter.

  11. Bronze:
    Give an example of a desert plant.
    Cactus
    Water and sunlight
    18 meters
    What do all plants need to live and grow?
    Water
    Air
    Sunlight
    Silver
    Cactuses have spikes to help get out every single liquid.
    All plants need water but deserts plants don’t.
    Gold:
    Improve one of the sections by adding more adjectives, adverbs and conjunctions.
    All plants need water but deserts plant don’t need water cause it dries up early. If you just put water on deserts plants it will just dried up early.

  12. BRONZE
    1.Cactus.
    2.Water and sunlight.
    3.18meteres
    SILVER
    Cactuses have spikes to help get every single drop of liquid.
    All plants need water but desert plants dont.
    The bromlelied is very tall so it can reach up to 18meters.
    GOLD
    The bromlelied is very tall so it can reach up to 18meters wich is the avrage hieght of a human bieng its a very tall plant indeed.

  13. Bronze
    1. Some deserts have some spikey plants.
    2. They need sun and water.
    3. It can grow up to 18 meters
    Silver
    Desert plants are super spiky and they hurt.
    They have some salty water in them.
    It tastes disgusting.
    Gold
    This tall plant 🌱 is called the bromeliad it’s roots can grow up to 18 meters.

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