Year 3 Whole Class Reading Units

Lists of Reading Domains and skills covered can be obtained by clicking below:

Yr 3 Reading Skills covered

 

Yr3 Whole Class Reading Leon and the Place Between by Grahame Baker-Smith
 Wanting to prove to his brothers and sister that magic really exists, Leon volunteers

to be in Abdul Kazam's magic show and he gets transported to a mysterious world.

Yr3 Whole Class Reading Traction Man by Mini Grey weeks 1 and 2
 Follow Traction man and his pet scrubbing brush on their adventures around

the house in this comic style picture book.

Yr3 Whole Class Reading Traction Man by Mini Grey weeks 3 and 4
 Follow Traction man and his pet scrubbing brush on their adventures around

the house in this comic style picture book.

Yr3 Whole Class Reading The Iron Man by Ted Hughes weeks 1 and 2
 Read this classic text to your Year Three pupils - an Iron Man befriending a small

boy and defending the world from a dragon from outer space.

Yr3 Whole Class Reading The Iron Man by Ted Hughes weeks 3 and 4
 Read this classic text to your Year Three pupils - an Iron Man befriending a small

Boy and defending the world from a dragon from outer space.

Yr3 Whole Class Reading The Rainforest Grew All Around - Non-Fiction

by Susan K Mitchell

 The jungle comes alive as children learn all about the rainforest in this beautiful

book.

Yr3 Whole Class Reading The Diary of a Killer Cat by Anne Fine
Tuffy is no ordinary cat – he is a killer cat!  Humour and a cat’s view of the world

make this story a firm favourite.

Yr3 Whole Class Reading Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl
The farmers have hatched a plan to shoot Mr. Fox dead, but just when they

think Mr. Fox can't possibly escape, he makes a FANTASTIC plan of his own.

Y3 Whole Class Reading The Polar Express  by Chris Van Allsburg
Late on Christmas Eve, a boy boards a mysterious train bound for the North Pole.

Y3 Whole Class Reading The First Drawing by Mordicai Gerstein
A story set in the Stone Age that looks at how the first drawing could have been made in a cave.

Y3 Whole Class Reading The Woolly Mammoth
A non-chronological report based on the Woolly Mammoth and its comparison to the elephant.  A great resource for a Stone Age topic!

Y3 Whole Class Reading A Swan Warrior (The Dragon’s Hoard) by Lori Don
This amazing story about a Viking battle is one of a selection of eleven sagas in this text, where the tales are brought to life with vivid illustrations and details.   

Y3 Whole Class Reading Romans on the Rampage by Jeremy Strong
Perilus is a Roman boy who is crazy about chariot racing. He loves to practise in his own homemade chariot and dreams of riding in the Circus Maximus himself one day.

 

Y3 Whole Class Reading Roman Diary by Richard Platt
The story of Iliona, an educated Greek girl, who has been orphaned and sold as a slave in Rome.

 

Y3 Whole Class Reading Matchbox Diary by Paul Fleischman
The story of a little girl visiting her great-grandfather.  They explore his collection of matchboxes making up his diary when he was a boy, containing objects she can hold in her hand, each one evoking a memory.