Grade 3 Language - Missing Letters
See if you can work out which letters are missing in this quiz.

Grade 3 Language - Missing Letters

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Sometimes, we think faster than we can write. This may mean we forget letters or words in our sentences. The words below are all missing a few letters; see if you can find which ones have been forgotten.

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1.
Which letters are missing from the words: 'rabit' and 'har'?
b and e
t and e
b and u
t and u
Hares are larger and have longer ears than rabbits.
2.
Which letters are missing from the word: 'elphan'?
p and s
e and t
i and t
o and t
Elephants can live for seventy years and are the only mammals that can't jump.
3.
Which letters are missing from the words: 'lov chikens'?
u and k
u and c
e and c
v and c
If you love chickens, you'll love them even more when you know they slurp grass like it's spaghetti!
4.
Which letters are missing from the words: 'ther hous'?
i and s
y and e
e and e
i and e
Although 'there' is a word, it doesn't fit next to 'house'. 'Their' house means the house belonging to the family.
5.
'I lik choclate.' Which letters are missing from this sentence?
e and o
e and c
e and k
e and u
It should say, 'I like chocolate'. Dark chocolate is considered good for you - but only in small doses.
6.
'I wnt to th park.' Which letters are missing from this sentence?
a and e
e and e
e and a
o and u
It should say, 'I went to the park'. It's always good to read through your sentences because sometimes you might miss a letter of a word you know how to spell.
7.
'It was a cold, dak, niht.' Which letters are missing from this sentence?
c and t
c and g
r and t
r and g
It should say, 'It was a cold dark night'. Cold is how we describe the weather but you can also catch a cold. A cold, or bug, starts in the nose and throat and makes you feel poorly.
8.
'I had a grat time in the se.' Which letters are missing from this sentence?
e and a
e and e
a and e
t and a
It should say, 'I had a great time in the sea.' The word 'sea' is a homophone. This means that 'sea' and 'see' sound the same but are spelled differently and mean different things.
9.
'He crept upstars and snuk into the room.' Which letters are missing from this sentence?
r and k
i and k
r and c
i and c
It should say, 'He crept upstairs and snuck into the room.'
10.
'Somtimes I eat fis.' Which letters are missing from this sentence?
e and s
e and h
m and h
m and n
It should say, 'Sometimes I eat fish'. Fish is very good for you and is full of vitamins and minerals that make you strong and healthy.
Author:  Finola Waller

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