The smart way to improve grades

Comprehensive & curriculum aligned

Affordable pricing from £10/month

Listen and Write 3

In this worksheet, students are dictated simple words or sentences from the Common Words Spelling lists.

'Listen and Write 3' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:  Write Simple Dictated Sentences

Difficulty level:  

down

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

You are going to use lots of parts of your body in this worksheet!

 

Ears - to listen!

 

Hands - to type!

 

Your brain - to think!

 

 

This is because you are going to listen to some words, and then type what you hear.

Press this:

 

This is what you can hear:

Have you seen my pencil?

 

You need to try and spell the words correctly.

You need to use a capital letter to start sentences and a full stop to finish.

Now listen to this sentence.

Type what you can hear. 

Now listen to this sentence.

Type what you can hear.

Now listen to this sentence.

Type what you can hear.

Now listen to this sentence.

Type what you can hear.

Try this:

Type what you can hear.

Try this:

Try this:

Try this:

Try this:

Try this:

  • Question 1

Now listen to this sentence.

Type what you can hear. 

CORRECT ANSWER
I got to school last today.
'I got to school last today.'
"I got to school last today."
EDDIE SAYS
You may wish to put speech marks around these words to show someone is speaking.
  • Question 2

Now listen to this sentence.

Type what you can hear.

CORRECT ANSWER
Her brother made me laugh.
Her brother made me laugh!
'Her brother made me laugh.'
'Her brother made me laugh!'
"Her brother made me laugh."
"Her brother made me laugh!"
EDDIE SAYS
Speech marks will show someone is speaking.
You can also use an exclamation mark to show that the person speaking is laughing.
  • Question 3

Now listen to this sentence.

Type what you can hear.

CORRECT ANSWER
Have you seen all the people?
'Have you seen all the people?'
"Have you seen all the people?"
EDDIE SAYS
This is a question and needs a question mark at the end of the sentence.
Speech marks will show someone is speaking.
  • Question 4

Now listen to this sentence.

Type what you can hear.

CORRECT ANSWER
I took eleven apples for my friends.
I took eleven apples for my friends!
'I took eleven apples for my friends.'
'I took eleven apples for my friends!'
"I took eleven apples for my friends."
"I took eleven apples for my friends!"
EDDIE SAYS
Speech marks will show someone is speaking.
You may wish to finish this sentence with an exclamation mark as the person speaking is telling you about a lot of apples.
  • Question 5

Try this:

Type what you can hear.

CORRECT ANSWER
Insects with eight legs are called spiders.
EDDIE SAYS
You need to use letters to write the number, not figures.
  • Question 6

Try this:

CORRECT ANSWER
Most penguins are found in the Southern Hemisphere.
EDDIE SAYS
Southern Hemisphere is a proper noun as it is the name of a specific area, so it needs to start with capital letters.
  • Question 7

Try this:

CORRECT ANSWER
Instructions are texts that help you to make or do something.
  • Question 8

Try this:

CORRECT ANSWER
Monday is the first day of the week and Sunday is the last day of the week.
EDDIE SAYS
Monday and Sunday are proper nouns so need to start with a capital letter.
  • Question 9

Try this:

CORRECT ANSWER
Twenty-three add nine equals thirty-two. This is also twice sixteen.
EDDIE SAYS
You need to use letters to write the numbers, not figures.
  • Question 10

Try this:

CORRECT ANSWER
The colours red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet can all be found in the rainbow.
EDDIE SAYS
You need to use commas when you make a list, in this case a list of colours.
---- OR ----

Sign up for a £1 trial so you can track and measure your child's progress on this activity.

What is EdPlace?

We're your National Curriculum aligned online education content provider helping each child succeed in English, maths and science from year 1 to GCSE. With an EdPlace account you’ll be able to track and measure progress, helping each child achieve their best. We build confidence and attainment by personalising each child’s learning at a level that suits them.

Start your £1 trial

Start your trial for £1