English group

Two week plan : Monday the 15th June to Friday the 26th of June. 

3rd Class English Group

Mrs M. Power can be contacted during school hours by emailing mpower@scoillorcain.com

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Firstly, a big thank you again to you the parents who have continued to support your child’s learning during this difficult time. Please find below the suggested material for this the last fortnight of work before the summer break. 
To the boys, you have been wonderful to work with during the year. I am so proud of how hard you have worked over the past few months and for staying at home and helping to keep people safe.
I hope that you and your son have an enjoyable summer and a well earned break from school work. 
Mrs. M. Power

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Please continue to revise the Dolch lists, phrases and sentences. They can be found here at the below link. 


In addition to revising Dolch lists please continue reading Frys Instant Phrases – 1st 100, 2nd 100, 3rd 100 and the 4th 100. They can also be found at the below link.


First 100

The people

Write it down

By the water

Who will make it?

You and I

What will they do?

He called me.

We had their dog.

What did they say?

When would you go?

No way

A number of people

One or two

How long are they?

More than the other

Come and get it.

How many words?

Part of the time

This is a good day.

Can you see?

Sit down.

Now and then

But not me

Go find her.

Not now

Look for some people.

I like him.

So there you are.

Out of the water

A long time

We were here.

Have you seen it?

Could you go?

One more time

We like to write.

All day long

Into the water

It’s about time.

The other people

Up in the air

She said to go.

Which way?

Each of us

He has it.

What are these?

If we were older

There was an old man.

It’s no use.

It may fall down.

With his mom

At you house

From my room

It’s been a long time.

Will you be good?

Give them to me.

Then we will go.

Now is the time.

An angry cat

May I go first?

Write your name.

This is my cat.

That dog is big.

Get on the bus.

Two of us

Did you see it?

The first word

See the water

As big as the first

But not for me

When will we go?

How did they get it?

From here to there

Number two

More people

Look up.

Go down.

All or some

Did you like it?

A long way to go

When did they go?

For some of your people

Second 100

Over the river

My new place

Another great sound

Take a little.

Give it back.

Only a little

It’s only me.

I know why.

Three years ago

Live and play.

A good man

After the game

Most of the animals

Our best things

Just the same

My last name

That’s very good

Think before you act

Mother says to now.

Where are you?

I need help.

I work too much.

Any old time

Through the line

Right now

Mother means it.

Same time tomorrow

Tell the truth.

A little boy

The following day

We came home.

We want to go.

Show us around.

Form two lines.

A small house also

Another old picture

Write one sentence.

Set it up.

Put it there.

Where does it end?

I don’t feel well.

My home is large.

It turned out well.

Read the sentence.

This must be it.

Hand it over.

Such a big house

The men asked for help.

A different land

They went here.

Get the point.

Because we should

Even the animals

Try your best

Move over.

We found it here.

Study and learn

Kind of nice

Spell your name.

The good American

Change your clothes

Play it again.

Back off.

Give it away.

Answer the phone.

Turn the page.

The air is warm.

Read my letters.

It’s still here.

Where in the world

We need more

I study in school.

I’m an American.

Such a mess

Point it out.

Right now

It’s a small world.

Big and small

Home sweet home

Around the clock

Show and tell

You must be right.

Tell the truth.

Good and plenty

Help me out.

It turned out well.

It’s your place.

Good things

I think so.

Read the book.

Third 100

Near the car

Between the lines

My own father

In the country

Add it up

Read every story

Below the water

Plants and flowers

Will it last?

Keep it up.

Plant the trees.

Light the fire.

The light in your eyes

In my head

Under the earth

We saw the food.

Close the door.

The big city

We started the fire.

It never happened.

A good thought

Stay a while.

A few good men

Don’t open the door.

You might be right.

It seemed too good.

Along the way

Next time

It’s hard to open.

Something good

For example

In the beginning

Those other people a group of


We got together.

We left it here.

Both children

It’s my life

Always be kind.

Read the paper.

Run for miles.

Once upon a time

Do it often.

We walked four miles.

Until the end

A second later

Stop the music.

Read your book.

Sing your song.

State your case.

I miss you.

A very important person

On my side

I took the car.

So far so good

The young girl

My feet hurt.

The dark night

A good idea

It began to grow.

Watch the river.

White clouds

Too soon

Leave it to me.

I hear the waves.

Almost enough

Is it really true?

It’s time to eat.

Let me carry it.

Near the sea

Talk to my father.

The young face

The long list

My family

I cut myself.

Above the clouds

Watch the game.

The peaceful Indians

Without a care

I like being on the team.

The tall mountains

Next to me

A few children

A long life

A group of Indians

He started to cry.

I hear the sea.

An important idea

The first day of school

Almost four miles

Fourth 100

The story told

Miss the bus

With his father

The children moved

Reached the land

With an interest

In the government

Within two feet

The pretty garden

To be done

The country house

Different from them

The bad men

Across the ocean

A fence yard

A winter morning

A round table

A bedtime story

Because I’m through

Sometimes I run

Tried to run

Rode the horse

Something for her

Brought the salad

The dancing shoes

Said the word

Was almost lost

He quickly thought

Sent the letter

Receive the gift

Had to pay

Better than nothing

What I need

Mean to cry

Spoke too late

Only finished half

Afraid to fight

Was strong enough

During the storm

Already had gone

To one hundred

For the week

Walked between them

Hard to change

Being at home

Care and feeding

The right answer

An interesting course

Voted against it

Feel the fur

Time after time

Has come yet

True or false

Above the door

Still, cool water

Meet me at

Since we started

A number of

Please state your

Does it matter?

Draw the line

A few came

Hit the ball

Under the cover

The open window

Store the box

In the city

Are we together

The bright sun

All my life

Across the street

At the party

Wear your coat

Mr. and Mrs.

In the side

The poor boy

Lost his book

Was cold outside

The wind howled

Mrs. Brown said

We learn by

Held the book

Only finished half

It all began

Clean air is

Young and old

Was long ago

Around the world

The airplane flew

Without his lunch

Do not kill

Ready set go

15th – 19th June 2020

Sentence Starters: In a copy book, please create sentences beginning with each sentence starter list below. Try to make two different sentences for each sentence starter.  

  • Here is the…
  • I am a…
  • There is a …
  • That is a…
  • I prefer…

The below sentences are missing their full stops and capital letters. Rewrite the sentences in your copy book and add in what is missing.

  • today i went to the park 
  • my sister came home from dublin yesterday
  • i made a chocolate cake with my mother last week
  • john is coming home from america next month
  • the king kept his crown locked up in a tower

Read the word in the words box, using these words write your own sentences. 

  1. night




2. wind





3. rain




4. lights




Finish the Sentences.

  • My favourite part of lockdown was .
  • I missed during lockdown.
  • My favourite food is .
  • I love to read books about .

22nd – 26th June 2020

Sentence Starters: In a copy book, please create sentences beginning with each sentence starter list below. Try to make two different sentences for each sentence starter.  

  • I think…
  • I feel…
  • I know…
  • The best thing about…
  • The worst part about…

The below sentences are missing their full stops and capital letters. Rewrite the sentences in your copy book and add in what is missing.

  • we saw a cat eating grass in the field
  • rain from the clouds helps the flowers to grow
  • on Saturday night there was really bad thunder and lightning
  • i was really frightened by the lightning
  • the clown began to throw sweets at the children in the crowd

Read these loud words.






Use the loud words above to finish these sentences.

  • The lion gave a  and ran after the hunter.
  • The plates fell off the shelf with a .
  • Mum let out a  when her team won the match.
  • The sound of  in the storm kept me awake all night.
  • Jeff slammed the door shut with a loud .

Pick the correct quiet words to finish these sentences.

  • No one said a word, they were all .      (loud / silent)
  • Kate had to  her secret to Laura.      (shout / whisper)
  • We heard the  of the leaves.             (rustle / crash)
  • The  water of the pool was like a mirror.   (choppy / still)
  • The weather was  after the storm.    (calm / windy)