Year 3 Reading Challenge Autumn 1

Here are the first few pages of an adventure story called Oliver and The Seawigs. Read the story carefully, then try these challenges.

BRONZE

Write a list of 5 adjectives you can find in the story. Then write your own sentences using those adjectives.

SILVER

Warren Hills Community Primary School & Nursery - Heroes

Answer these retrieval questions in full sentences:

  1. How did Oliver feel about his parents giving up exploring?
  2. Where was his new school?
  3. What would he have in his new house that he hadn’t had before?

GOLD

Warren Hills Community Primary School & Nursery - Heroes

Answer these inference questions in full sentences:

  1. Why might Oliver have felt excited to start at a normal school?
  2. Why might Oliver’s parents have wanted to travel?
  3. How might Oliver’s parents have felt when they realised there was no where else to explore?

PLATINUM

Write a character description of Oliver. Describe how he looks, the things he likes and dislikes and his personality.

82 thoughts on “Year 3 Reading Challenge Autumn 1

  1. bronze
    little hardly sadly fresh exited
    The kid was very little.
    He hardly got to school.
    The parents talked sadly.
    The food was so fresh.
    Oliver was excited.
    Silver
    Oliver felt happy and excited.
    his new school was in st Porrocks.
    in the new house was a new bed.
    gold
    he was excited because he wanted a normal life.
    they might have wanted to travel because they wanted to be explorers.
    they were sad because they could not be explorers.
    platinum
    Oliver has black hair and he did not like being an explorer and liked school and is kind and helpful.

  2. bronze
    little hardly sadly fresh exited
    The kid was very little.
    He hardly got to school.
    The parents talked sadly.
    The food was so fresh.
    Oliver was excited.
    Silver
    Oliver felt happy and excited.
    his new school was in st Porrocks.
    in the new house was a new bed.
    gold
    he was excited because he wanted a normal life.
    they might have wanted to travel because they wanted to be explorers.
    they were sad because they could not be explorers.
    platinum
    Oliver has black hair and he did not like being an explorer and liked school and is kind and helpful.

  3. Bronze
    Excited
    Sad
    Little
    Busy
    Silver
    1.Oliver was happy
    2. His new school in St Parrocks
    3. He would have his own bathroom and bedroom.
    Gold
    1.Because he never went to school before
    2. Because they like to exploring
    3. They felt sad

  4. Bronze
    Exciting
    Little
    Busy
    Excited
    Great
    It was Exiting when he got home .
    He was Little .
    He was Busy.
    He was Excited.
    He was Great.

    Silver
    How did Oliver feel when his parents gave up exploring ?
    He was excited because he was tired.
    Where was his new school ?
    His school was in St porrocks.
    What would he had in his new house that he wouldn’t have before ?
    He would have his own bedroom and bathroom which did not have before.

    Gold
    why might Oliver have Felt excited to start a normal school ?
    Because he has his own bedroom and bathroom .
    Why am I Olivers parents have wanted to travel ?
    He possibly is kind of funny.
    How might have Olivers parents have felt when they resealed there was nowhere to explore ?
    He just looks like his father.

  5. Bronze
    exited,little ,young and confound.
    Silver
    1) Oliver was happy of his parents giving up exploring.
    2) Oliver’s new school at porroks.
    3) Oliver had never got in his own bathroom 🚻
    1) Oliver was exited because he can make friends.
    2) because they like exploring and find a new adventures.
    3)Oliver ‘s parents are was of exploring.
    Platinum
    He is exited, little, busy and confounded.

  6. Bronze
    Exciting,sad,great, little and busy.
    Oliver was exciting to go in a trip.
    Oliver was sad because Oliver didn’t have friends.
    My little brother is to noughty.
    Silver
    1. He was excited.
    2. His new school in St Porrocks.
    3. When he woke up he saw the new view of his bedroom before he never had a proper bedroom of his own.
    Gold
    1. Oliver was excited because he started his school.
    2. Oliver parents love to explore new place.
    3. Oliver parents felt upset because they where exploring their whole life.

  7. Bronze
    A-Busy
    B-Exciting
    C-Young
    D-last
    E-Packed

    Sentences
    A- l had a busy day at school.
    B-I was excited about the trip to Conkers.
    C-My mother is a young lady.
    D-I was the last of the race.
    E-I packed my stuff into the bag

  8. bronze – excited sad little busy young
    Oliver was excited
    Oliver was only little when his parents started exploring
    Oliver was only young when his parents were going home
    his parents were at work

  9. bronze – excited sad little busy young
    Oliver was excited
    Oliver was only little when his parents started exploring
    Oliver was only young when his parents wher going home
    his parents wher at worck

    • 2) Oliver’s school was in St Porrodks.
      3)he did not have a bathroom or his own room but now he does have those stuff.
      Silver
      He felt extremely excited because he’s never had been to a school like that.

      Because his parents are travelers and they lived to do it.

      They might have not realised because they have searched all around the place.

  10. Bronze
    Busy
    Excited
    Exciting
    Tired
    Unconquered

    Silver
    1 oliver wasnt sad that his parents gave up exploring.
    2 his new school is at st porrocks.
    3 waking up to the same view of his bedroom was something oliver didnt have before nor his own bathroom.
    Gold
    1 Because oliver has never been to a school before due to his parents traveling the world.
    2 they wanted to travel to explore the world and different places.
    3 they may have felt upset that there is no place to travel and happy at the same time that they have achieved their goal.

  11. Bronze

    Excited, Busy, Great, Young and little.

    When I knew I was going to the park I was excited.
    My dad is always busy.
    The sweets tasted great.
    I am too young to go school by myself.
    My brother is very little.

    Silver
    1. Oliver felt happy and excited because he was tired of exploring.
    2. His new school is in St Parrocks.
    3. He has his own bathroom and bedroom.

    Gold
    1. I predict he is excited because it is his first time going school.
    2. They might want to travel so they can explore a different countries and adventures.
    3. They felt upset because they were exploring their whole life.

    Platinum
    Oliver is adventurous and resilient. He is fearless of all risky obstacles.
    Oliver is not like a normal child. He has done many adventures. He is very kind, young man.
    He is very clever and social. He likes living in his new house and goes to school and make new friends. He dislikes adventures now because he is fed up from them and wants to secure his life.

  12. Bronze:
    Oliver crisp and his family were busy climbing the mountain very excitedly. Little Oliver Crisp climbed so high he felt sad and a little bit lost.
    Silver:
    1. Oliver was not sad, he was excited because he was tired of living the explorers life.
    2. Oliver’s school was in St Porrocks.
    £. Oliver would have his own bedroom and bathroom.

  13. Bronze:
    1. Busy
    2. Excited
    3. Proper
    Silver:
    He was happy when they quit exploring because he could finally have an ordinary life.
    His school was in St Porrocks
    Did not have his own bedroom.

    Becuase it their hobbie that why they explore.
    They may have felt sad and miserable when the found out there was no where else to explore.

    Platinum:
    He dislikes exploring.
    He likes going school and having his own bedroom.

  14. Bronze:
    Unconquered
    Busy
    Excited
    Exciting
    proper

    1)The land was still unconquered.
    2)The busy city was quiet at night.
    3)The exited boy ran to his mum.
    4)The exciting playground was wet.
    5)The proper businessman worked hard.

    Silver:
    Oliver was so happy that finally his parents quit exploring and he can have his own bedroom and bathroom and go to school.

    Where was his new school?
    Oliver’s school was in St Porrocks.

    How did Oliver feel about his parents giving up exploring?
    He felt awfully excited.

    What would he have in his new house that he hadn’t had before?
    He would have his own bedroom and bathroom to have his own space.

    Why might Oliver’s parents have wanted to travel?
    Because that is their favourite Hobbie.

    Why might Oliver have felt excited to start at a normal school?
    Because he hadn’t had a proper school to learn at.
    Why might Oliver’s parents have wanted to travel?
    Because they are travellers, and they are use to it.
    How might Oliver’s parents have felt when they realised there was nowhere else to explore?
    They felt miserable because that was their favourite hobbie.

    Platinum:
    Oliver’s dislikes:
    exploring
    claiming
    Oliver’s likes:
    having his own bedroom and bathroom and to go to school.
    his personality is kind and funny.
    he looks just like his father.

  15. Silver
    Oliver was excited, because he was excited to go back to his home.
    His school is in st porrocks.
    He would have his own bedroom and bathroom.

  16. Bronze

    Excited, Busy, Great, Young and little.

    When I knew I was going to the park I was excited.
    My dad is always busy.
    The sweets tasted great.
    I am too young to go school by myself.
    My brother is very little.

    Silver
    1. Oliver felt happy and excited because he was tired of exploring.
    2. His new school is in St Parrocks.
    3. He has his own bathroom and bedroom.

    Gold
    1. I predict he is excited because it is his first time going school.
    2. They might want to travel so they can explore a different countries and adventures.
    3. They felt upset because they were exploring their whole life.

    Platinum
    Oliver is adventurous and resilient. He is fearless of all risky obstacles.
    Oliver is not like a normal child. He has done many adventures. He is very kind, young man.
    He is very clever and social. He likes living in his new house and goes to school and make new friends. He dislikes adventures now because he is fed up from them and wants to secure his life.

  17. Bronze:
    Unconquered
    Busy
    Excited
    Exciting
    proper

    1)The land was still unconquered.
    2)The busy city was quiet at night.
    3)The exited boy ran to his mum.
    4)The exciting playground was wet.
    5)The proper businessman worked hard.

    Silver:
    Oliver was so happy that finally his parents quit exploring and he can have his own bedroom and bathroom and go to school.

    Where was his new school?
    Oliver’s school was in St Porrocks.

    How did Oliver feel about his parents giving up exploring?
    He felt awfully excited.

    What would he have in his new house that he hadn’t had before?
    He would have his own bedroom and bathroom to have his own space.

    Why might Oliver’s parents have wanted to travel?
    Because that is their favourite Hobbie.

    Why might Oliver have felt excited to start at a normal school?
    Because he hadn’t had a proper school to learn at.
    Why might Oliver’s parents have wanted to travel?
    Because they are travellers, and they are use to it.
    How might Oliver’s parents have felt when they realised there was nowhere else to explore?
    They felt miserable because that was their favourite hobbie.

    Platinum:

    Oliver’s dislikes:
    exploring
    claiming
    Oliver’s likes:
    having his own bedroom and bathroom and to go to school.
    his personality is kind and funny.
    he looks just like his father.

  18. BRONZE
    Exiting little hardly unqoncered and great
    Silver
    He felt exiting . His school was in street Porrococks. He did not have a bed room
    Gold
    He could make new friends.So they could get married on the hill.

  19. Silver

    1. Oliver felt happy when his parents quit exploring because he wanted to live a normal life and make freinds at school.
    2.Oliver’s school was in St Porrocks.🛣
    3. Oliver would have his own bedroom and bathroom which he never had before 🛌🛀🧼🧽🚽

    Platinum
    He is a short, stubby boy he liked exploring but now he is bored of it🦚🕊🕷🐳🐅🐆🦒🦊🐱🐶🐛🐟🦏🦘🐢🐺🐥

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