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Welcome to Year 3
Term 5

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Year 3 Home Learning

While we are closed, we have put a range of activities and links that will help you carry on with your learning at home. 

Please do contact us if you have any questions for us, or want to share something you have done. 

Our email addresses are listed below and we would LOVE to see what you have been up to.

 

BBC Bitesize plants
BBC Bitesize plants
Find out about the different parts of a plant, including the flower, leaves, stem and roots.
Science
Premier League Primary Stars
Premier League Primary Stars
Lots of ideas for helping your children get active, as well as fun videos, games and worksheets for Maths, English and Health and Wellbeing!
Useful resources!
Story time with David Williams
Story time with David Williams
Enjoy elevenses with David Walliams
Story time
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Exciting Links

My Maths
TTRockstars
Spelling Shed
Twinkl
National Literacy Trust
Nosy Crow Activities

Reading

Mild
Mild

Read for 15 minutes every day. This can be anything, but record it in your reading record book: reading book, magazine, recipe, comic etc. 

With each text ask questions:

Where does the story take place?

Why has the author chosen that title?

What is the theme of this story/text/article?

How do the pictures help?

Reading comprehensions:

Spring:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk
/resource/lks2-spring-
differentiated-reading-
comprehension-t2-e-5127

Seeds & Weeds:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/
resource/t2-e-2195-y3-seeds-
and-weeds-differentiated-
reading-comprehension
-activity

 General:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/
resource/t2-e-3760-lks2-reading-
comprehensions-bumper-
resource-pack
Spicy
Spicy

Read for 15 minutes every day. This can be anything, but record it in your reading record book: reading book, magazine, recipe, comic etc.

With each text ask questions:

Where does the story take place?

Why has the author chosen that title?

What is the theme of this story/text/article?

How does the author engage the reader?

What was the most exciting or interesting part? Explain why

Did you learn anything?

Reading comprehensions:

Spring:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk
/resource/lks2-spring-
differentiated-reading-
comprehension-t2-e-5127

Seeds & Weeds:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/
resource/t2-e-2195-y3-
seeds-and-weeds-differentiated
-reading-comprehension
-activity

General:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/
resource/t2-e-3760-lks2-
reading-comprehensions-
bumper-resource-pack

Hot
Hot

Read for 15 minutes every day. This can be anything, but record it in your reading record book: reading book, magazine, recipe, comic etc.

With each text ask questions:

Where does the story take place?

Why has the author chosen that title?

What is the theme of this story/text/article?

How does the author engage the reader?

What was the most exciting or interesting part? Explain why

Can you think of a story with a similar theme?

How did the characters actions affect the outcome of the story?

Reading comprehensions:

Spring:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/
resource/lks2-spring-
differentiated-reading-
comprehension-t2-e-5127

Seeds & Weeds:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk
/resource/t2-e-2195-y3-
seeds-and-weeds-
differentiated-reading-
comprehension-
activity

General:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk
/resource/t2-e-3760-lks2-
reading-comprehensions-
bumper-resource-pack

Writing

Suggestions for writing:

  • Choose a favourite fairy tale and write an alternative ending.
  • Choose your favourite animal and make a fact file about it: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/fact-file-layout-t-l-4553
  • Take a walk around your garden. List the things you can see, hear, smell, touch and taste. Write (or type) a poem about your sensory experience. Illustrate your poem.
  • Keep a diary for at least a week and write about the things you have done and how you are feeling. Add illustrations.
  • Write instructions for something you have made or cooked.
  • Interview a family member.
  • Write a story using as many of these Ninja Vocabulary words as you can: Discard, confused, imitate, gruelling, scavenge, furious, luxury, commotion, crumple, dainty, drowsy, recall, glance, trail, cunning, excite.

Some of these bits might help you write your story:
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/au-l-195-how-to-write-a-good-story-checklist
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/ks2-adventure-story-writing-resource-pack-t2-e-41974
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-l-4471-sentence-openers-mat

Jane Considine is doing a  live classroom lesson in writing every day, across the school day. Will you get your writing in the nation’s story? Let us know if you do!

Here is a link to tell you all about it:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rs3rCIhtQso

 

Maths

Check on MyMaths regularly for updated activities and challenges. 

Counting stairs in 2x and 3x.

Alphabet Numbers
If the letters a=1, b=2, c=3 and so on, how much do the letters in your Christian name add to? Who in your house gets the highest/lowest score for their name?

Talking Numbers
Ask an adult to write a number down to 100. You have one minute to tell the person as many facts about that number as possible e.g. calculations that total this number; whether the number is odd or even; how many digits it has and what each digit is worth; numbers which are more or less; where this number is seen in real life, etc.

 

Check on MyMaths regularly for updated activities and challenges.

Counting stairs in 3x and 6x. 

Alphabet Numbers
If the letters a=1, b=2, c=3 and so on, how much do the letters in your Christian name and surname add to? Who in your house gets the highest/lowest score for their name?

Talking Numbers
Ask an adult to write a number down to 1000. You have one minute to tell the person as many facts about that number as possible e.g. calculations that total this number; whether the number is odd or even; how many digits it has; numbers which are more or less; where this number is seen in real life, etc.



Check on MyMaths regularly for updated activities and challenges.

 Counting stairs in 3x, 4x, 6x, 8x

Alphabet Numbers
If the letters a=1, b=2, c=3 and so on, how much do the letters in your whole name add to: Christian name, middle and surname? Who in your house gets the highest/lowest score for their name?

Talking Numbers
Ask an adult to write a number down beyond 1000. You have one minute to tell the person as many facts about that number as possible e.g. calculations that total this number; whether the number is odd or even; how many digits it has; numbers which are more or less; where this number is seen in real life, etc.


Maths for all:

Get Cooking!

Follow a recipe and weigh each ingredient using scales. Add the cooking time to the current time to work out when it will be ready. Bon appétit! (Write the instructions out for someone else to follow as one of your English tasks).

Number Hunt
Go on a number hunt around your house and 'collect' as many numbers as you can. What is the largest number you can find in your house?
Create calculations using the numbers you have found.

Make a board game.
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-14734-design-your-own-board-game-worksheets

Here are some examples:
https://www.google.com/search?q=examples+of+home+made+board+games+ks2&tbm=isch&ved=2ahUKEwjYlOKOuqjoAhURdRQKHVibDG8Q2-cCegQIABAA

Science

Our science topic this term is plants. Complete any of these activities from Twinkl.
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/planit-science-primary-teaching-resources/planit-science-primary-teaching-resources-y3/planit-science-primary-teaching-resources-y3-plants

Eat a piece of fruit that contains seeds. Take the seeds into your garden and find somewhere to plant them. Keep a written record or photos to show what happens.

Classify leaves or plants in your garden.
https://www.stem.org.uk/resources/elibrary/resource/34255/grouping-and-classification

Make a bug mansion
https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/actions/how-build-bug-mansion

Attract birds to your garden by making them a delicious bird cake. You’ll find lots of recipes online or use the link below for ideas. Photograph your finished product, and write out the recipe you followed.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/makes/bird-feeder

Investigate nutrition, and make a poster about nutrition and eating healthily.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrffr82/articles/zppvv4j
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/ztr3cdm
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/tp2-s-005-planit-science-year-3-animals-including-humans-lesson-1-types-of-nutrition

Other

Computing

Use your Scratch login to create a new background with at least 2 characters.Can you make your characters move and talk to each other?
https://scratch.mit.edu/projects
/31876/

If you have access to a laptop practice touch typing.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/
topics/zf2f9j6/articles/z3c6tfr

 Have a go at word processing some of the activities suggested here e.g. a recipe or your interview with a family member.

How many words can you type in 5 minutes? In 10 minutes?  Can you get quicker?

French
Use these links to watch videos and play games to practice the French that we have been learning: Greetings, At School and My Family.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/
subjects/z39d7ty

https://www.french-games.net/

https://lightbulblanguages.co.uk/
resources-french.htm

PE

Joe Wicks is holding live PE classes throughout the week. Here is an example:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3LPrhI0v-w 

Go Noodle fun:

https://family.gonoodle.com

Choose a song that everyone in your family loves. Work together to create a dance routine for the song. You could even make a video of it!

Design and make an obstacle course at home. Where will the course take you? How will you make it easier or more difficult? Make sure you do this with and adult so that you remain safe.

We hope you are enjoying the work we have set?

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