Year 3 Spring 1 Reading Challenge

We learnt about information texts last term, can you apply your knowledge to answer the questions below about this information text?

Read this information text and then complete the challenges. Answer in full sentences.

Bronze: What was the Roman Empire? Which two materials can a toga be made from? Describe what a Roman woman would wear?

Silver: Write 3 sentences about the Roman Empire 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.

79 thoughts on “Year 3 Spring 1 Reading Challenge

  1. Gold
    Rich Romans would wear a toga it was made from fresh bright white wool or linen. Women would wear a long beautiful dress called a stola over their tunics their tunics were made from shiny expensive silk they also wore lots of shiny bright jewellery.

  2. Silver
    Write 3 sentences about the Roman Empire.
    Rome is the capital city Italy.
    A lot of people wanted to join them from lots of countries.
    Rich Romans wore expensive clothing made from white wool linen and silk.

  3. Bronze
    What was the Roman Empire? The Roman Empire is the name used to group of the lands that were controlled by the Romans which includes parts of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
    Which two materials can a toga be made from? Roman me would wear a long robe called a toga made from white wool or linen.
    Describe what a Roman woman would wear? They would wear a dress called a stola over their tunics which fastened at the shoulders.

  4. 1.The Roman Empire was an empire from places the Romans took over such as , parts of Europe.
    2.The two materials a toga can be made from are white wool or linen.
    3.Roman women would wear a knee-length tunic and a dress over it called a stola.
    Silver
    When the Romans came to England they explored all the good things we had.
    As Roman soldiers were working everyday they were tired.
    If the Roman empire did not have legions they would not be in order.
    Gold
    In the ancient city of Rome , the men wore basic clothing such as , a short knee length tunic and a thin cloak . Important Roman men like rich men would wear a comfortable tunic made out of special white wool and a small bit if linen too.

  5. they wero long stool then mans.
    the Roman in vedad ducray , and hoff uf indat….
    Next the Roman buld a vast Gata a round there vilaj so chana can kill the enpare.
    the enprighe hetad crashents all lot so he pundthem in till they are killded and stabd in the Haed.

  6. Bronze
    The Roman Empire in AD 117.
    Roman women wore a long tunic all the way to the ankles and will have a necklace to protect them from the evil eye.
    They also wore a dress called a stola over their tunics.
    Roman boys wore a knee length short sleeved tunic and had a cloak on top of the tunic but there was an important robe called a toga.
    Silver
    However Rome is the capital city modern day Italy and was at the centre of the Roman Empire.
    The Romans had allot of people because some people from many countries wanted to join them.
    Some Romans wore a tunic made from expensive silk because some Romans were rich.
    A tunic is a garment for the body.
    Usually simple in style,reaching from from the shoulders to a length somewhere between the hips and knees.
    The toga a distinctive garment of Ancient Rome was a roughly semicircular cloth, between 12 and 20 feet.
    A brooch is a decorative jewellery item designed to be attached to garments, often to fasten them together and is made of metal, often silver or gold.
    A stola is a long, loose tunic or robe, with or without sleeves.

  7. Bronze
    The Roman Empire in AD 117.
    Roman women wore a long tunic all the way to the ankles and will have a necklace to protect them from the evil eye.
    They also wore a dress called a stola over their tunics.
    Roman boys wore a knee length short sleeved tunic and had a cloak on top of the tunic but there was an important robe called a toga.
    Silver
    However Rome is the capital city modern day Italy and was at the centre of the Roman Empire.
    The Romans had allot of people because some people from many countries wanted to join them.
    Some Romans wore a tunic made from expensive silk because some Romans were rich.
    A tunic is a garment for the body.
    Usually simple in style,reaching from from the shoulders to a length somewhere between the hips and knees.
    The toga a distinctive garment of Ancient Rome was a roughly semicircular cloth, between 12 and 20 feet.
    A brooch is a decorative jewellery item designed to be attached to garments, often to fasten them together and is made of metal, often silver or gold.
    A stola is a long, loose tunic or robe, with or without sleeves, worn by women of Ancient Rome.

  8. Bronze:1.rome places.2.roman woman wears a longer tunic but mens tunic is shorter because roman empire is strong and they destroyed their citys.3.a roman woman wears a toga.(last)

  9. The Roman Empire was one of an empire from Rome places
    A Roman woman will wear a tunic longer than men’s because Roman Empire was so strong they defeated lots of cities
    Before Britain invaded all city’s they invaded Britain
    Until Britain became stronger they couldn’t attack

    • Bronze:1.rome places.2.roman woman wears a longer tunic but mens tunic is shorter because roman empire is strong and they destroyed their citys.3.a roman woman wears a toga.(last)

  10. A Roman woman Would wear a tunic loana belt and a special necklace
    For when they get married.
    The Roman when to the USA before Boudicca was ready so they named the city UK Rome.

  11. Bronze:
    What was the Roman Empire?
    The Roman Empire is the name used to group the lands that were controlled by the Romans, wich includes parts of Europe, North Africa
    the Middle East.

  12. Bronze

    The Roman Empire it is named used to group the lands that were controlled by Romans.
    White and linen.Roman lady’should wearstola and brooches.

  13. Bronze
    It was horrible
    tunics was made from expensive silk. they also wore lots of jewellery,such as brooches.
    A Roman woman would wear a long tunic than men which went down to there ankles.

    • Bronze:
      What was the Roman Empire? Which two materials can a toga be made from?
      The Roman Empire is the name of the group Europe,North,Africa and Middle East.
      Describe what a Roman woman would wear?
      Roman woman wore a longer tunic then men.
      Silver
      They were poor a sad.

  14. It was horrible
    tunics was made from expensive silk. they also wore lots of jewellery,such as brooches.
    A Roman woman would wear a long tunic than men which went down to there ankles.

  15. 1.The Roman Empire was an empire from places the Romans took over such as , parts of Europe , North Africa and the Middle East.
    2.The two materials a toga can be made from are white wool or linen.
    3.Roman women would wear a knee-length tunic and a dress over it called a stola.
    Silver
    When the Romans came to England they explored all the good things we had.
    As Roman soldiers were working everyday they were tired.
    If the Roman empire did not have legions they would not be in order.
    Gold
    In the ancient city of Rome , the men wore basic clothing such as , a short knee length tunic and a thin cloak . Important Roman men like rich men would wear a comfortable tunic made out of special white wool and a small bit if linen too.
    I will do Platinum after the maths challenge.

  16. The Roman Empire is the name used to group the lands that were controlled by the Romans.
    The toga was made from white wool or linen.
    The women would wear a dress called stole.
    Silver
    The Romans were a group of people, because they had a lot soldiers, they also had a lot of land.
    If you did not listen to them they would hurt you.
    As a soldier you had to pay for everything.

  17. Bronze
    1.The Roman Empire was a group of lands that were controlled by the Romans.
    2. A toga was made from wool or linen.
    3. Roman women would wear longer tunics than men and a dress called a stola.

    Silver
    1.The Roman Empire was really big because it had many lands .
    2.A Toga was made from wool or linen then after they become rich they wear long tunics from expensive silk.
    3. Roman women would wear longer tunics than men and a dress called a stola however rich women would wear long tunics made from expensive silk.

  18. Bronze
    1. The Roman Empire is the name used to group the lands that were controlled by the Romans.
    2. A toga can be made of white wool or linen.
    3. Roman woman wore a dress called a stola and a ankle length tunic. Men wore a knee length tunic and a toga.
    Silver
    I made the subordinating conjunction capital.
    ALTHOUGH the Roman Empire is very old, it has lasted for a long time.
    The countries THAT are in the Roman Empire is Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. The rich Romans had a feast WHILE the poor Romans
    Gold
    Who were the Romans?
    Most Romans came from Rome which is Italy’s capital city. Also from the Roman Empire. The Roman Empire is the name used to group the lands that were controlled by the Romans.
    Platinum
    I will make a poster.

  19. Roman women dressed elegant and beautiful .The rich women looked especially fancy and posh with there lavish silk estolas and attractive tunics.They would also wear golden shiny broaches and expensive jewels .

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