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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

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

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.

84 responses to “Year 3 Reading Challenge Autumn 1”

  1. Fatima S.

    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.

  2. abdelrahman

    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.

  3. Carter D.

    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.

  4. Jad A.

    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.

  5. Arjun G.

    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.

  6. Muhammad K.

    Bronze
    Exiting little hardly sadly and uncomfortable .
    Silver
    His school is in street porocks and he did not have a bedroom.

  7. Charis O.

    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.

  8. Eliza N.

    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🦚🕊🕷🐳🐅🐆🦒🦊🐱🐶🐛🐟🦏🦘🐢🐺🐥

  9. Jegor S.

    Him is bows because him is upsiddown on the chree and him wus checking his head wig thing.

  10. Jegor S.

    Him is bows because him is upsiddown on the chree and him wus checking his head wig thing

  11. Kitan O.

    Bronze
    Exciting
    sadly
    happy

  12. Mya F.

    Bronze
    Busy, excited, sad, little and blank.
    He was busy.
    He way excited.
    He way sad.
    He way little.
    He way blank.

  13. Rahim A.

    I done reading work

  14. Toleen S.

    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.

  15. Zakariyah T.

    bronze
    busy, lost, exciting, bored,sad.
    They were busy.
    They were looking for something and they got lost.
    Their adventure was exciting.
    On my own i was bored.

  16. Ilyas K.

    Gold

    Oliver might have felt excited to start a new school because he would make new friends.

    Oliver’s parents might want to travel because they were explorers and wanted to find places that had not been visited before.

    Oliver’s parents might have felt very sad when they realised there was nowhere else to explore because they enjoyed exploring so much.

  17. Ilyas K.

    Silver

    Oliver was excited about his parents giving up exploring.

    Oliver’s new school is in Deepwater Bay and is called St Porrocks.

    Oliver would have his own bedroom, bathroom and more space to live in.

  18. Ilyas K.

    The 5 adjectives I found were

    busy
    exciting
    searching
    unconquered
    little

    I am too busy to do homework.
    It was exciting to go to Arjun’s house to see his new baby sister.
    My kitten is searching for a way out of the house.
    Inaaya wants to go to unconquered mountains in Snowdonia.
    We bought Zazu when he was a little kitten only 9 weeks old.

  19. Max P.

    Bronze
    Sadly excited tried hardly unconquered.

    I have excited for the weekend.
    I was sad 😢.
    I,m excited for a new book.

    Oliver was excited because he wants norm life.
    New school was in st. Porrocks.
    Oliver will have his bedroom and bathroom.
    He will wake up every day to the same viev.

    Gold
    Oliver has chance to have new friends.
    Oliver parents love to explore the world 🌎.
    Oliver parents was sad because they explored everything already.

    Platinum.
    Oliver a bit 10 year old. He has big eays, curly hair and blak hat.

  20. Eva T.

    Bronze
    Busy, exploring,trek unconquered and exciting.
    I am busy when I do my homework.I like exploring. I will trek the mountains. There are hundreds of uncoquered mountains. This is exciting.

    Silver
    Oliver felt happy but his parents felt sad. His new school is on the seaside. He would have a bedroom to himself.

  21. Minnah M.

    It was the reading challenge and the Maths challenge I did them both to platinum.

  22. Minnah M.

    I did my homework but l did it in my homework book

  23. Ameena I.

    BRONZE
    I’M BUSY 1 minute
    I’m excited for the trip.
    I lost my belonging.
    My paper is blank.
    My cousin is young.
    Silver
    He felt happy because he was going home. His school is in st Pollock. He has his own bedroom and bathroom. Gold
    So he can have friends.
    Maybe it was a life long dream.
    I think Olivers mum and dad were sad

  24. Yasmin A.

    Bronze
    I am so excited today for school.
    I’m am not listening.
    Yasmin is not correct.
    I am 7.
    My favourite characters are beautiful.
    Silver
    Sad because he wanted to go to explore.
    His school was scary .
    He could have lovely bedrooms.
    Gold
    Because he wanted a new life.
    Because they wanted to see the world.
    Furious because they love to explore.

  25. Esa A.

    i have completed my work in my book.

  26. Ranj M.

    Bronze .
    Busy , exiting , lost , hidden and sad
    Silver .
    He felt upset because for a long time they explored and after years this is the day that they gived up .
    His school would be st Porrocks
    He would have to live in his bathroom and his bedroom .
    Gold
    He would be happy because for his whole life he was an explore-a
    Maybe it is it fun for them .
    They will feel sad because what should they do .

  27. Mustafa Z.

    Bronze
    Hardly excited exciting Lost busy.
    Silver
    Oliver was excited to be an explorer like his Parent
    Oliver is exciting to go on an explore somewhere
    But his parents thought it was too busy to go out
    Oliver wanted to go to a normal school so he can understand lots of things and he will know so many things🙂

  28. Sumaya O.

    Bronze
    1. busy
    I am busy at school.
    2. exciting
    It is exciting that I am now in year 3.
    3.lost
    I lost my sisters colouring pencils.
    4. great
    It is great that I go to trips .
    5.fresh
    I love fresh strawberries and fresh grapes .

    Silver
    Oliver was not sad he was excited of his parents giving up exploring .
    His new school was St Porrocks .
    he finally had his own bedroom and bathroom .

  29. Hadiya M.

    Bronze:
    1) Exciting- It’s so exciting when I go to the park.
    2) Fresh- I’m so fresh after I have ice lolly or ice cream.
    3) Blank- Some one is in the blank space.
    4) Solved- I solved the puzzle.
    5) Old- I see a old person.

    Silver:
    1) He felt happy.
    2) St porrocks.
    3) A bunk bed.

    Gold:
    1) Oliver felt excited to go to school because he had never went to school before to learn.
    2) Oliver’s parents wanted to travel because they wanted to learn about stuff that is interesting outside.
    3) Oliver’s parents felt a little bit upset because they had nothing else to explore that was interesting.

    Platinum:
    Oliver doesn’t like exploring.
    Oliver likes to go to school, have is own bunk bed and a home to rest.Oliver looks small, healthy, kind of brave and skinny.

  30. Aadam R.

    Completed in homework book.

    1. Miss Jephcott

      Bring it in tomorrow please and I will have a look.

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