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.

72 Comments

  1. Bronze
    What do all plants need to live and grow?
    Plants grow from seeds because the seeds countains within themselves an embryonic plant and stored food. The seed is a result of pullition, where the ripened ouvle is protected by the seed coat, an outer covering of the ouvle.
    Over a few years, one bromelida can result in an entire garden of bromelidas. Most people recieve bromelidas as a gift when there are colourful bracks rise up from the cental plant cup.
    Silver
    Eiphytes are plants that hichhike a ride on other plants to reach the sunlight. ____
    Desert plants are super spiky and they really really very hurt.
    ___
    They have one teaspoon of salt so they have a lot of salt.
    ___
    I will do gold and platnum tomorrow.

  2. Bronze
    Cacti
    Water and Sunlight
    18 meters long.
    Silver
    Desert plants survive by very little water since cactus hold their water in their fleshy stems. As creosote bushes send out huge networks of roots, it can seek out every little drop of water. Because some seeds already are there waiting to be wet, when rain comes, they grow.
    Gold
    Red oat grass has a seed which can go down below the ruined and burned earth.

  3. Bronze:
    – A Cacti is a desert plant.
    – All plants need sunlight, water and carbon dioxide.
    – It can grow up to 18 meters.

    Silver:
    – Even though there is little water a Cacti plant can survive.
    – In order to seek out every drop of rain, the creosote bush send out huge networks of roots.
    – Some seeds lie waiting until it rains. After it rains the seeds burst into life.

    Gold:
    Some plants, such as gentians, mountains pinks and saxifrages, grow hugely on freezing, high mountains.
    They save energy bey growing extremely slowly.
    It can take them a long time to grow only two small leaves.

  4. Cacti is a desert plant it is spikey.
    The plants need water and sunlight to grow.
    They can grow up to 18 metres long.

    They are spikey plants they can hurt your hand if you touch them, they can also make you bleed.
    They need clean water to grow and sun light. Except desert plants do not need alot of water.

  5. Bronze
    Desert planets are long.
    They are also spikey
    They need water and sunlight to grow.
    Silver
    Desert planets hurt you if you touch them as they are spikey.
    They need water and sunlight to grow but they do not have leaves.
    They are green but different shapes.
    Gold
    The bromeliad roots can grow up as high as 18 meters long.

  6. Bronze
    Cacti
    Water and Sunlight
    18 meters long.
    Silver
    Desert plants survive by very little water since cactus hold their water in their fleshy stems. As creosote bushes send out huge networks of roots, it can seek out every little drop of water. Because some seeds already are there waiting to be wet, when rain comes, they grow.
    Gold
    Red oat grass has a seed which can go down below the ruined and burned earth.

  7. Bronze:Cactus is a desert plant it is spikey.
    They need water,sunlight and air.
    A bromeliad can grow up 18 meters long it is a very tall plant.
    Silver:Desert plants need very little water. They are very sharp and they save energy by growing very slowly.
    The sun is a good source of vitanim D.

  8. Bronze:
    Desert plant are spikey so they can hurt you
    they need water and sunlight
    they can grow up to 18cm
    Silver
    Cacti have little water because they stor rainwater
    cacti can hurt because they have spikey stem
    some cacti

  9. Bronze
    Desert plants are spikey.
    They need Sun and water to survive.
    They can grow up to 18metres long.
    Silver
    Desert plants are Spiky and if you touch it You will bleed.They need water and sun but if they don’t have that they can’t grow.

  10. Bronze:
    Give an example of a desert plant.
    A example of a desert plant is a cacti.
    What do all plants need to live and grow?
    Plants need water and sunlight to live and grow.
    How long can the roots of a bromeliad grow?
    A bromeliad root can grow up to 18 metres long.
    Silver:
    Write 3 sentences about desert plants using subordinating conjunctions.
    Although a desert plant does not get much water, it is still able to survive.
    Desert plants often have deep roots and waxy leaves where they can store water.
    The alpine snowbell disappears in the ground when it is winter.
    Gold:
    Improve one of the sections by adding more adjectives, adverbs and conjunctions.
    Cacti have long, sharp spines rather than leaves. These spines help to protect the plant from the scorching heat of the desert.
    Platinum:
    Make a poster showing the information you have learnt from this text. Summarise your learning.
    I have completed the Platinum challenge. I will bring it in to school.

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