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Missing Words (What Word Is Missing?)

  • Grade: Year 3
    Activity type: Interactive Activity

Missing Words (What Word Is Missing?)

Year 3
Extending Vocabulary
Vocabulary Enrichment 12
Activity Type
Interactive Activity
Activity ID


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  • Year 3
    • Language
      • Expressing and developing ideas

        • ACELA1484 – Learn extended and technical vocabulary and ways of expressing opinion including modal verbs and adverbs

  • Y3 – Year 3
    • Y3.R – Reading
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y3.R.1 – Automatically reading all high-frequency words

        • Y3.R.2 – Articulating and using a variety of decoding strategies appropriately when they encounter unfamiliar words (e.g., by recognising syllables within words or by applying their knowledge of regular and irregular spelling patterns)

        • Y3.R.5 – Applying their knowledge of word families, collocations, and sentence or phrase structures to find the meanings of unknown words

  • Y4 – Year 4
    • Y4.R – Reading
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y4.R.1 – Automatically reading all high-frequency words

        • Y4.R.2 – Automatically selecting an appropriate decoding strategy when they encounter unknown words

        • Y4.R.5 – Recognising the features and purposes of some common text types and using this knowledge to navigate and understand texts

        • Y4.R.6 – Using visual language features to support their understanding of the ideas and information in the text.

This activity is not included in United Kingdom – National Curriculum.

You can go to an overview of all the curricula here.

  • 2 – Grade 2
    • RF.2 – Reading: Foundational Skills
      • Literacy

        • RF.2.3 – Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

          • RF.2.3.a – Distinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable words.

          • RF.2.3.b – Know spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams.

          • RF.2.3.c – Decode regularly spelled two-syllable words with long vowels.

          • RF.2.3.d – Decode words with common prefixes and suffixes.

          • RF.2.3.e – Identify words with inconsistent but common spelling-sound correspondences.

          • RF.2.3.f – Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.

    • L.2 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.2.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

          • L.2.2.a – Capitalize holidays, product names, and geographic names.