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Year 3 (3DS & 3WH)

Home Learning Activities

*** UPDATED - New Activities added below ***  (4th July 2020)

 

Hello Year 3!

Well done for keeping going and persevering with your home learning throughout this time! We are now almost at the end of term. If you have any questions or queries please email us. We would love to hear from you about what you have been doing before the end of term.

 

lhomer@st-peters.wakefield.sch.uk

dsadiq@st-peters.wakefield.sch.uk

 

Summer 2, Week 6 (w/c 6th July)

 

A suggested timetable for home learning (please do not feel that you must follow this). We would suggest short bursts of 30 minute learning as well as regular breaks for activity, play and relaxing.

 

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thur

Fri

Poetry

Poetry

Poetry

Poetry

Poetry

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Spelling

Handwriting

Reading own books

SPAG

SPAG

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Maths tasks

Maths tasks

Maths tasks

Maths tasks

Maths tasks

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Mathletics

Topic

Topic

French

TT Rockstars

 

English tasks

Using the Oak Academy website – we are going to do some poetry this week. Work through the tasks 1 per day.

 

Spelling

  • Practice the list of weekly spellings. Use a dictionary to look up meanings and write these words into sentence of your own. Remember to look, cover and check. Ask an adult at home to test you on these.

forgetting

forgotten

beginning

beginner

preferred

gardening

gardener

limiting

limited

limitation

 

Handwriting

  • Handwriting sheet. 
  • If you want to practice further – use this weeks spellings too!
  • SPAG Present perfect tense – activity sheet and wordsearch. If you need some help please use the powerpoint (see below).

 

Maths

 

Topic

  • https://www.historyforkids.net/greek-food.html https://www.family-travel-scoop.com/greek-food-for-kids.html
  • Research Greek foods – perhaps you could write a menu for a Greek restaurant. Could you follow a recipe with an adult at home to make and taste some Greek foods and write the instructions for making the recipe – it could be a greek salad.

 

French

  • We begun to look at French foods in the Spring term. Complete the tasks on foods you like/dislike in French.
  • Could you add your own examples in using the internet to help you find the French translation.

 

RE

  • See below - Ramadan

 

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Summer 2, Week 7 (w/c 13th July)

 

A suggested timetable for home learning (please do not feel that you must follow this). We would suggest short bursts of 30 minute learning as well as regular breaks for activity, play and relaxing.

 

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thur

Fri

Reading comprehension

Letter writing – formal / informal

Letter writing – comparison table  

Writing letter

Writing letter

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Spelling

Handwriting

SPAG

Topic

Transition

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Maths tasks

Maths tasks

Maths tasks

Maths tasks

Maths tasks

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English tasks

  • Reading comprehension – (*= easiest, *** most difficult)
  • Formal letter writing – look at the style of writing and the features.
  • Informal letter writing – look at the style of writing and the features
  • Complete the table of features to compare the letter styles.
  • Write a letter to your new class teacher letting them know all about you – use the planning sheet to make notes and write up in neat. You can email your letter to Mrs Homer and Mrs Sadiq and we will send them to the Year 4 teachers.

 

SPAG

  • Subordinate clauses – (*easiest ***most difficult)

 

Spelling

  • Practice your weekly spellings using look, cover, write and check. You can check meaning of these words in a dictionary, write them into a sentence.

decision
television
explosion
confusion
tension
attention
possessions
question
caught
naughty

 

Handwriting

  • Practice your handwriting on the sheet provided.


Maths – Data handling

  • See the attached powerpoint and work booklet on data handling – 1 task per day.

 

Topic

  • To summarise your learning about Ancient Greece you could create a Powerpoint, poster, information book for others – however you choose to present it.

 

Transition

  • Bottle a moment – what have you enjoyed most about lockdown – have you spent more time as a family? Have you found ways to communicate with friends in a different way?
  • Even though this year was cut short – have a think about your favourite parts of Year 3. Did you enjoy a particular topic? Was there a lesson that you remember that you enjoyed? Did you enjoy the trip to Whitby? Have you enjoyed a particular club? Send an email to Mrs Homer/ Mrs Sadiq at the end of this year to share your favourite memories. We would love to hear from you!

 

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*** UPDATED - New Activities added below ***  (19th June 2020)

 

Hello Year 3

We know many of you are continuing to work hard at home – well done! We are very proud of you. Parents – we know as time is going on many children may be finding things more difficult with ‘home learning’ . Please keep doing what you can and please do not worry, it is completely normal for children to be struggling with motivation as this is not how they usually learn and work. If you need any support, have any questions or just want to share the wonderful work you have been doing please email us:

lhomer@st-peters.wakefield.sch.uk
dsadiq@st-peters.wakefield.sch.uk

 

Summer 2, Week 4 (w/c 22nd June)

 

A suggested timetable for home learning (please do not feel that you must follow this). We would suggest short bursts of 30 minute learning as well as regular breaks for activity, play and relaxing.

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thur

Fri

The Girl and Robot task 1

The Girl and Robot task 2

The Girl and Robot task 3

The Girl and Robot task 4

The Girl and Robot task 5

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Spellings

Reading comprehension

(FA Cup - see below)

Handwriting

SPAG

Mathletics

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Maths tasks

Maths tasks

Maths tasks

Maths tasks

Maths tasks

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Mathletics

Science

SPORTS DAY

ICT 

Reading own books

 

English tasks – The Girl and The Robot
https://www.literacyshed.com/girlandrobot.html

  1. Follow the link above to watch the animation ‘The Girl and the Robot’ – write down any questions you have e.g. why is she building a robot? What is it for? Summarise what has happened either by writing or telling someone at home.
  2. Record any technical vocabulary linked to Robots/machines – look up the meaning of these words if you are unsure.
  3. Design a Robot that could help you at home – it could be a Robot to tidy your bedroom, it could help you with your homework. Perhaps you could design it to help your mum and dad at home. You might remember the design you did when you made a Robot for Mrs Homer and Mrs Sadiq!
  4. Look at the example explanation text ‘how do seeds grow’ (see below). Highlight the features of an explanation text using the key features sheet to help you.
  5. Write an explanation as to how your robot works (see the key features sheet to remind you)

 

Spelling

  • Practice the list of weekly spellings. Use a dictionary to look up meanings and write these words into sentence of your own. Remember to look, cover and check. Ask an adult at home to test you on these. Homophones (words that sound the same but are not spelt the same and do not have the same meaning). You must understand the meaning of the word within the context of a sentence to get the spelling correct.

Fair
Fare
Grate
Great
Groan
Grown
Hear
Here
Heel
Heal

 

Handwriting

  • Handwriting sheet (see below)
  • If you want to practice further – use this weeks spellings too!

 

SPAG

  • Time Conjunctions (*=easiest ***= most difficult) (see below)

 

Maths – measures

We would like you to use the Oak Academy website for Maths this week (following the Maths schedule for week commencing 8th June – week 7). Complete the quizzes and tasks online, watch the teaching videos and have a go at the tasks set.

 

Science

Look at the section for 7-9 years.
Watch the video clip – you may wish to watch this through a few times.

  • Look at the different ways animals run – why do they run?
  • Draw diagrams of the animals you have seen and label how they run.
  • Write an explanation as to why they will run e.g. finding food, fleeing from predators.

 

PE

  • We would like you to take part in the sports day activities this week. You can do these any day but please email your results and photographs to Mrs Homer. You can find the details here.

 

ICT

  • Use the internet to research an inventor or invention – if you wish to present this in different ways you can e.g. a poster, factfile, powerpoint presentation.

 

RE

  • Good Samaritan (see below)

 

Attachments 

 

Summer 2, Week 5 (w/c 29th June)

 

A suggested timetable for home learning (please do not feel that you must follow this). We would suggest short bursts of 30 minute learning as well as regular breaks for activity, play and relaxing.

 

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thur

Fri

Task 1 – The Girl and the Robot

Task 2 – The Girl and the Robot

Task 3 – The Girl and the Robot

Task 4 – The Girl and the Robot

Task 5 – The Girl and the Robot

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Spellings

Handwriting

Mathletics

Own Reading books

TTRockstars

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Maths tasks

Maths tasks

Maths tasks

Maths tasks

Maths tasks

Break

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Topic

Science

Reading own books

Science

Reading own books

 

 

English tasks – The Girl and The Robot
https://www.literacyshed.com/girlandrobot.html

  1. Rewatch ‘The Girl and the Robot’ – retell the story and write down the main points. Make a prediction - What could happen next?
  2. Use the story board to write down the events of the story so far. Draw pictures to support this.
  3. Begin to write the story introduction (using your story board to help you). Remember to use good adjective to describe the girl, the robot and the setting - where they story is taking place. 
  4. Writing the middle of the story – Explain what happens next? The girl is busy tweaking with her tools. How is she feeling? What happens when she turns the power source up too high?
  5. Writing the end of the story – what happens when the girder falls from the building? How does the story end.

 

SPAG

  • Possessive apostrophes – worksheet

 

Spelling

  • Practice your weekly spellings using look, cover, write and check. You can check meaning of these words in a dictionary, write them into a sentence. This week the words are topic related words linked to science, geography and history.  

Empire
Force
Conquered
Nutrients
Pollination
Germination
Magnets
Civilisation
Transparent
Opaque  
 

Handwriting

  • Practice your handwriting on the sheet provided.


Maths – Measures

We would like you to use the Oak Academy website for Maths this week (following the Maths schedule for week commencing 15th June – week 8). Complete the quizzes and tasks online, watch the teaching videos and have a go at the tasks set.


Topic – Ancient Greece

 

Science

Have a look at the resources on classification – begin by looking for different minibeasts when out for a walk or in your garden. Where do you find them? Look at the magnifying glass video (7-9 years) and see if you can identify what is shown.

  • You could have a go at making a spider web out of thread or even making the wormery.
     

Other links

 

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*** UPDATED - New Activities added below ***  (5th June 2020)

 

Hello Year 3,

We hope that you continue to stay safe and well and are settled and happy in your ‘new normal’ routines. Please keep in touch with class teachers via email should you have any questions or need any additional support. We are here to help! We would also love to hear from the children to find out what they have been doing or what they have enjoyed.

 

lhomer@st-peters.wakefield.sch.uk

dsadiq@st-peters.wakefield.sch.uk

 

Summer 2, Week 2 (w/c 8th June)

 

A suggested timetable for home learning (please do not feel that you must follow this). We would suggest short bursts of 30 minute learning as well as regular breaks for activity, play and relaxing.

 

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thur

Fri

Black Hat - task 1

Black Hat – task 2

Black Hat – task 3

Black Hat – task 4

Reading own books  

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SPAG task

Mathletics

Handwriting

Spellings

TT Rockstars

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Maths – Oak academy Shape

Maths – Oak academy Shape

Maths – Oak academy Shape

Maths – Oak academy Shape

Maths – Oak academy Shape

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Topic  

Science

Topic

Reading   

Topic  

 

 

English tasks

 

The Black Hat

1. Using the website link https://www.literacyshed.com/blackhat.html watch the video clip of the story. Make notes on the main events of the story.

2. Rhyme – can you find examples of rhyme in the story – rewatch and listen carefully. Record any rhyming words that you can hear. Alliteration – (when words grouped together begin with the same letter e.g. wintery, white snow) record any examples of these you can find.

3. Plan to write a description of the boy’s home in the woods. Think about using interesting adjectives and similes (you could borrow ideas from the language in the story). Use the planning sheet (below) to gather ideas.

4. Write up the description of the boy’s home in the woods.

 

Spelling

  • Practice the list of weekly spellings. Use a dictionary to look up meanings and write these words into sentence of your own. Remember to look, cover and check. Ask an adult at home to test you on these. These words have the prefix ‘inter’ :-

Interact

Interlock

Interview

Intermingle

Interactive

International

Interrelated

Interchange

Particular

Peculiar

 

Handwriting

  • Practice your cursive handwriting using the weekly spellings and write into sentences

 

SPAG

  • Similes are often used in descriptive writing and poetry. It is where we compare using like or as e.g. as white as snow, soft like a pillow (activity sheet below)

 

Maths

  • We recommend using the Oak Academy Online Classroom, it gives daily lessons including videos and practical activities for the children (for this week please refer to week 6 scheduled lessons) https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom.
  • Parallel and perpendicular lines task to revise types of lines (below)
  • Symmetrical patterns and drawings sheet (below)
  • Nets of 3D shapes – cut out and stick together (below). You could decorate these too.

 

Science

  • Lava lamp – make a lava lamp at home using the instructions below. Draw and label what you have done.

 

Topic

  • Using an Atlas (book or online) find and locate Greece. What do you notice about the country? Research facts about the country and make notes.
  • Can you locate the capital city of Greece? (Athens)
  • Can you identify countries the border Greece?
  • Can you identify the water around Greece?
  • Colour the map of Greece (below) and make notes on the country.
RE 
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Summer 2, Week 3 (w/c 15th June)

 

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thur

Fri

Black Hat – task 1

Black Hat – task 2

Black Hat- task 3

Black Hat- task 4

Reading comprehension

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Spellings

Handwriting

Reading own books

SPAG

Spelling

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Maths task 1

Mathletics – shape focus

Maths task 2

Mathletics – shape focus

TT Rock stars

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French

Reading own books

Topic

Reading own books

ICT – Scratch

 

English tasks

  1. Rewatch Black Hat:  https://www.literacyshed.com/blackhat.html to remind yourself about the story. Retell the story using the storyboard (below). Drawing pictures and writing a sentence to retell the story.
  2. Draw and design a magical hat which has different super powers. Describe the powers it has and what it would allow you to do.
  3. Imagine the story is made into a real life book. Can you design a front cover for it? Can you write the blurb for the book.
  4. Complete the wordsearch from the story (below). Look up the meaning of the words and record these down.
  5. Reading comprehension (below) (*= easiest, ***=most difficult)

 

SPAG

  • Homophones sheet (below) - words that sound the same but are not spelt the same and do not have the same meaning

 

Spelling

  • Practice your weekly spellings using look, cover, write and check. You can check meaning of these words in a dictionary, write them into a sentence. This week the words are homophones. Homophones (words that sound the same but are not spelt the same and do not have the same meaning). You must understand the meaning of the word within the context of a sentence to get the spelling correct.

accept
except
affect
effect
ball
bawl
bury
berry
brake
break
 

Handwriting

  • Practice your cursive handwriting on the sheet provided (below)


Maths
This week we are going to continue with some shape work

  • Reflective images – using colouring pencils/ pens reflect the image shown and use 2D shapes to build a picture (below). 

 

French

  • In Year 3 we have visited colours in French before. See what you can remember by having a go at the colours tasks (below).

 

Topic

  • Time line of Ancient Greece – cut out and stick the timeline cards into the correct order (below).

 

ICT

  • https://scratch.mit.edu/ Access the website ‘Scratch’ and practice your skills with coding and animation. There are tutorials and videos available.

 

Other

  • If you have enjoyed the ‘Black Hat’ work you could research further birds found locally, you could spot birds in the local area and make a tally chart of what you have seen.
  • Draw pictures of birds in your garden.
  • Make some bird feed at home.
Attachments

 

*** UPDATED - New Activities added below ***  (16th May 2020)

A suggested timetable for home learning (please do not feel that you must follow this). We would suggest short bursts of 30 minute learning as well as regular breaks for activity, play and relaxing.

 

Remember you can email us to share anything you have been doing.

Keep safe and take care

We are missing you lots!

 

The Year 3 team

Summer 1, Week 5 (w/c 18th May)

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Sign up  to oxfordowl.co.uk and explore e-books.

Internet reading and research – Olympic Games. Make notes on what you find.

Internet reading and research – Olympic games.

Make notes on what you find.

Reading comprehension – Captain Tom Moore

OxfordOwl website – explore ebooks

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Have a look at the Olympic Powerpoint and make notes

Persuasive advertising poster  (see writing tasks below)

Spellings

Dis/Mis/Un work sheet practicing spelling rules

Write a letter as an Olympic athlete (see writing tasks below)

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Maths Task (using Oak Academy) Angles

Maths Task (using Oak Academy) Angles

Maths Task (using Oak Academy) Angles

Maths Task (using Oak Academy) Angles

Maths Task (using Oak Academy) Angles

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Science task

Mathletics

Music - listen to more of the ‘Heroes of Troy BBC songs from last week’

Mathletics

Handwriting

English tasks

 

Reading

http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/festivals/story/sto_set.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdHHus8IgYA

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z87tn39/articles/z36j7ty

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/greece/sports.htm

  • Reading comprehension to complete based on Captain Tom (below) (*=easiest ***=most difficult)

 

Writing

  • Ancient Greek Olympics- Use the websites above and the powerpoint (below). Create a poster advertising the event
  • You are an Olympic athlete, you are far away from home. Write a letter home. Describing what the journey to get there was like, what happened, , how you did you feel, did you win…

 

Spelling

  • Prefixes worksheet- dis, mis, un (below)
  • Practice the list of weekly spellings. Use a dictionary to look up meanings and write these words into sentence of your own. Remember to look, cover and check. Ask an adult at home to test you on these.

illegal

illegible

illiterate

immature

impatient

impolite

imperfect

increase

island

 

Handwriting

Practice your cursive handwriting using the weekly spellings

 

Maths

  • We recommend using the Oak Academy Online Classroom, it gives daily lessons including videos and practical activities for the children https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom
  • Using the weekly maths for (week commencing 11th May) follow the daily lessons on ‘Angles’ and complete the Angles worksheets (below)
  • Continue using Mathletics/ TTRockstars

 

Science

https://www.howweelearn.com/optical-illusions-for-kids-to-make/ 

Take photographs and write up your science work in your book.

RE
Attachments :-

 

Half-Term (w/c 25th May)

No home learning

 

 

Summer 2, Week 1 (w/c 1st June)

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thur

Fri

OxfordOwl website – explore ebooks

Write a summary of a text you have read as an ebook

Reading comprehension ‘garden birds’

Newsround website –read articles online

Newsround website – read articles online

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Spellings 

SPAG - prepositions

Highlight the features of a newspaper – using the Red Riding hood text example and checklist

Plan your own version of a newspaper article

Write up using the writing format provided

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Maths 3x table sheet

4x table sheet

Maths – 8x table sheet

Practice using http://www.timestables.me.uk/

Maths

Column multiplication

Maths

Column multiplication

TT Rockstars

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Science – nature walk

Sketching pictures of animals/plants found locally

Reading own books

Music - listen to more of the ‘Heroes of Troy BBC songs from last week’

Handwriting of spellings

Reading

  • Reading comprehension  - ‘Garden Birds’ (below) (*=easiest ***=most difficult)
  • Continue enjoying books from home reading your favourite books

 

SPAG

  • Prepositions sentence work (below)

 

Writing

  • Read the example newspaper (below) – highlight the features of a newspaper from the checklist (below).
  • Write your own version of a newspaper article – you could use a different fairy tale story e.g. three little pigs, Cinderella, snow white – choose a story you are familiar with. Template below.

 

Spelling

Practice the list of weekly spellings. Use a dictionary to look up meanings and write these words into sentence of your own. Remember to look, cover and check. Ask an adult at home to test you on these. This week we are looking at the prefix ‘in’ and some of the words from the Yr3-4 word list.

irregular

irrelevant

irrational

irresistible

irresponsible

length

material

minute

natural

often

 

Handwriting

  • Keep going with your cursive writing – write out your spellings into sentences using joined up style.

 

Maths

  • This week we would like you to focus on the Year 3 times tables. There are some sheets below to practice your 3,4, and 8x table. You can practice them in different ways – playing games like shoot the sheriff or asking an adult to test you.
  • We would also like you to practice the column method for multiplication (below) – you can use a multiplication square if you need to or you can draw out the times tables in ‘groups of’
  • Use the http://www.timestables.me.uk/ - website for interactive tests
  • TTRockstars – log on and practice the questions set 

 

Science

  • If you go on a daily walk look at examples of wildlife around you birds, insects, flowers, plants, trees. Take photographs on an ipad or sketch them.

 

Art

  • Using photographs you have taken or pictures from the internet sketch pictures of wildlife and flowers.

 

 

*** UPDATED - New Activities added below ***  (1st May 2020)

 

Hello Year 3. Here are the next set of resources for you to access at home.
We are trying to include a range of resources both electronic and printable (please see below for linked documents). Please use whichever you prefer. Children learn in different ways and we want to encourage them to work in the way they prefer.

 

Remember you can email us to share anything you have been doing, we would love to hear from you!

lhomer@st-peters.wakefield.sch.uk

dsadiq@st-peters.wakefield.sch.uk

 

Keep safe and take care

We are missing you lots!

The Year 3 team

 

Summer 1, Week 3 (w/c 4th May)

 

A suggested timetable (please do not feel you have to follow this)

We would suggest 30 minutes on an activity (some may take a little longer or less) regular breaks built in and time to play outside/ craft/ walk with families/ baking etc.

 

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thur

Fri

Reading task 1

Reading task 2

Continue with task 2

Reading task 3

Reading task 4

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Write up some sentences about the author

Adjectives sheet 

Writing task – character description (see below)

Spellings

Handwriting of spellings

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Maths task

Maths task

Maths task

Maths task

Maths task

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Science task

Reading books

ICT task

Reading books

Reading books

 

English tasks

Reading

  • Reading a range of books and genres at home and enjoying listening to stories read is a wonderful way of developing language skills. Reading for 10-15 minutes daily would be of huge benefit to children at home.
  • Access the website - https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/
    • 1. Read the ‘about the author’  section and make notes on the author
    • 2. Click on the ‘elevenses’ section and listen to the uploaded chapters
    • 3. Write a summary about the chapters you have listened to
    • 4. Reading comprehension to complete on David Walliams (*=easiest ***=most difficult)

 

Writing

  • Encourage children to write about their day, keep a diary, write a letter to a friend/ email their teacher.
  • Choose a character of David Walliams – you can use the internet or his website to find these. Write a description of a character – think about using adjectives and similes, extend your sentences using conjunctions. You could draw your own picture of the character.
  • Adjectives sheet (see below) (there are 3 levels you could start with level * )

 

Spelling

  • Practice the list of weekly spellings – these are a recap of the spelling patterns taught in spring term. Use a dictionary to look up meanings and write these words into sentences of your own. Remember to look, cover and check. Ask an adult at home to test you on these.

Quickly

Sadly

Automobile

Antiseptic

Finally

Supernatural

Perfectly

Happily

Quietly

Operation

 

Handwriting

  • Practice your cursive handwriting using the weekly spellings

 

Maths Tasks

  • Continue using Mathletics – we have opened up all areas. Choose an area to focus on each day. These are good to revisit what we have already learnt. Also try out new areas.
  • TT Rock stars – times tables skills online
  • http://www.timestables.me.uk/ - online tests and printable tests for times tables
  • Money worksheets (see below) – White Rose Maths home learning are looking at ‘money’ this week. You can access the videos to support teaching.

 

Science

  • Balloon rocket (see below) – take photographs and write up your science work in your book.

 

ICT

  • https://scratch.mit.edu/  If you have older brothers and sisters at home they might be able to help you do some programming! If not, click on the ideas icon along the top of the screen, for instructions.

 

Summer, Week 4 (w/c 11th May)

 

A suggested timetable – we would suggest 30 mins on an activity, regular breaks built in and time to play outside/ craft/ walk with families/ baking etc.

 

Mon

Tues

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Thur

Fri

Reading and music  activities linked to Heroes of Troy

Reading and music  activities linked to Heroes of Troy

Reading and music  activities linked to Heroes of Troy

Reading and music  activities linked to Heroes of Troy

Reading and music  activities linked to Heroes of Troy

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Adverbs task

Preposition task

Reading comprehension - Greece

Spellings

Handwriting of spellings

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Maths task

Maths task

Maths task

Maths task

Maths task

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Science task

Reading books

Topic

Reading books

Topic 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/g71t6rD97rMCqZf7qMRxqp/ks2-music-heroes-of-troy-info

This week we would like you to use the ‘Heroes of Troy’ resource on the website link above. Sing and enjoy learning the songs telling stories from Ancient Greece. Reading is fantastic when using different media – we are going to use story and song this week to develop our reading skills.

 

Listen to song 1 – 'Is it love?'

  • Following the video, learn to sing along with the song
  • Read the song lyrics on the screen
  • Scroll across to listen to Episode 1 of the story
  • Answer the story questions in your books

 

Listen to song 2 - 'The foolish and the brave'  

  • scroll across to follow episode 2 of the story
  • Answer the questions in your books
     

Listen to song 3 - ‘Destruction

  • Scroll across and listen to episode 3 of the story
  • Answer the questions in your books
  • Download the story transcripts for part 1,2 and 3 and read these at home.

 

Reading comprehension  -  ‘Facts about Greece’

  • Download and answer the questions

(* easiest, *** most difficult)

 

SPAG

  • Adverbs task to download and complete
  • Prepositions task to download and complete

 

Spelling

  • Practice the list of weekly spellings. Use a dictionary to look up meanings and write these words into sentence of your own. Remember to look, cover and check. Ask an adult at home to test you on these. This week we are looking at the prefix ‘in’ and some of the words from the Yr3-4 word list.

Inactive

Incorrect

Incapable

Indirect

Invalid

Inaccurate

Inaudible

Breathe

Imagine

Important

 

Handwriting

  • Keep going with your cursive writing – write out your spellings into sentences using joined up style.

 

Maths

  • Continue with Mathletics – you could access areas linked to money or addition and subtraction in line with our tasks this week.
  • TT Rock stars / http://www.timestables.me.uk/ - online and printable times table challenges
  • Column addition and subtraction worksheets – recap and revisit the formal written methods

 

Science

 

Topic

Find out about the Greek Gods and Goddesses – make a poster/ powerpoint/ leaflet to share what you have found.

RE

 

Linked Attachments :-

Additional information – Some parents may feel they would prefer to access an online teaching tool. The government have recommended: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-3/. If this is the way of working you would prefer to follow then this is available to access for free. You can follow the schedule of daily lessons or select by subject.

 

Bitesize daily has online learning available too.

 

*** UPDATED - New Activities added below ***  (20th Apr 2020)

 

Summer, Week 1 & 2 (w/c 20th Apr - 1st May)

 

Hello Year 3! We are missing you all lots and hope you are keeping safe and well at home. We have put together the following information to update your learning at home. There are activities below for 2 weeks. There are lots of activities online available for you to access in addition to these suggestions. 

 

If you want to keep in touch to share what you have been doing at home or have any questions please email :- 

Mrs Homer - lhomer@st-peters.wakefield.sch.uk

Mrs Sadiq   - dsadiq@st-peters.wakefield.sch.uk

 

Keep safe! Keep smiling!

The Year 3 Team

 

Maths

  • Continue working online through mathletics/ TT rockstars. You can revisit areas from earlier in the year too!
  • Practise your times tables, you can print off sheets just like the ones we use in school, or try the interactive version. You can programme it use practise certain times tables or you can mix them. http://www.timestables.me.uk
  • White Rose Maths have some wonderful home learning resources. There is a tutorial to follow, an activity to complete (plus the answers to check if you are correct). There are 5 activities to complete across the week. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/
  • Practice telling the time on analogue and digital clocks at home. Ask an adult to test you – what time is it now? What time will it be in 10 minutes etc?
  • Write down some times in words and draw the hands of the clock on this sheet :- 

 

Reading

  • Continue to enjoy reading books from home and complete reading tasks below. Try and read a range of books.
  • If you have books to read at home – take time to enjoy your favourite books and record the books you have read in your reading record. Reading is a wonderful way to learn new things.
  • Try out the reading comprehension on ‘Fossils’. The sheet has 3 levels (1 * = easiest, 3*= most difficult)

English

 

Conjunctions. Have a go at completing this sheet :-

Handwriting

  • Using your spelling list – practice your cursive handwriting in your jotter book.
  • English In your workbooks, write a diary entry each day… hmm maybe not too exciting at the moment so let’s be more imaginative!
  • You can pretend to do, see, go wherever you like! Just remember when writing a diary, it can be the same as talking to your best friend, it will keep your secrets and listen to you no matter how you feel. Some ideas - Visit anywhere in the world! 
  • Go on an exciting adventure…what did you meet, or what happened?
  • Meet a famous person. What did you do? Were they friendly? What happened? How did it make you feel? · The Queen - https://www.royal.uk/virtual-tours-buckingham-palace
  • Use a time machine and visit another time in history. Stone Age? Viking raids? Victorians?

 

Music

  • Listen to music from different artists and music of different styles e.g. classical, blues, pop, rock. Record in your journal what you listened to, did you like /dislike? Could you hear any instruments?

 

Science

  • Have a go at this science investigation. Take photos/ draw pictures and write up what you found :-

PE

 

French

  • Lots of our Year 3 children enjoy learning French and some have attended our after school club this year. Lingotot (our KS2 French club) has some lovely free storytime sessions in French on their facebook page.
RE

 

Extra support

 

 

*** UPDATED - New Activities added below ***  (31st Mar 2020)

Hello Year 3 

 

We hope you are all healthy and keeping yourselves busy! 

Please continue to work on the home learning packs sent through before the school closure this week and continue to use the additional tasks from the home learning information we provided. 

We will continue to update mathletics weekly so that you can earn lots of points and practice your maths skills. Extra tasks for this week and over Easter: 

 

  • Design an Easter egg - use interesting patterns and colour. You can find colouring sheets on the computer if you prefer. 

 

  • Baking / English - Make some Easter Nests using chocolate, rice crispies/shredded wheat and chocolate mini eggs. Write some instructions using imperative verbs and time openers and draw pictures to illustrate. 

 

  • Art - Make an Easter card for a grandparent / family member / neighbour. 

 

  • RE - Complete the RE Easter tasks that were added last week. 

 

  • French - can you find out any Easter words in French ? Can you find out how French children and families celebrate Easter? 

 

Keep safe and well! 

Keep smiling! 

Mrs Homer 

*** UPDATED - New Activities added below ***  (24th Mar 2020)
RE

 

 

Maths

  • Log into your Mathletics and revisit areas we have already learnt this year, practice the tasks within the areas and earn as many points as you can.
  • Websites such as snappymaths.com and coolmathgames.com have resources and games to access linked to learning objectives
  • Mathletics has many E-books to download and print that you can access at home.
  • Log into TTRockstars and practice your times tables.
  • Mrs Homer/Mrs Sadiq will ensure tasks are up to date regularly for everyone to access.

 

Reading

  • If you have books to read at home – take time to enjoy your favourite books and record the books you have read in your reading record.
  • Write a book review of a book you have read – what was the book about? Who would enjoy the book? What did you like/dislike?
  • Write a description of a character from a book you have read
  • Draw a picture of a character from the book
  • Design a new front cover for a book that you have read
  • Write a letter to the author of the book you have read telling them why you enjoyed their book
  • Use the internet to find out facts about the author of a book you have read

 

Spellings

  • Revisit the spellings that we have been learning in Year 3 by practicing the words.

 

RE

  • Write a class prayer that we could use in school. Think about our school vision and St Peter’s Spirit!

 

Topic

  • Our Summer term topic is Ancient Greece – find out information and make a fact file/poster to share in class.

 

 

Useful Website Links

 

The teachers are members of the website ‘Twinkl’.

Twinkl are offering parents 1 months free premium membership where you can download and print additional learning resources to support your child’s learning at home.

Go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code ‘UKTWINKLHELPS’

 

We hope that you and your families stay well over this time.

The Year 3 Team

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