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Year 3 Class Work Activities Summer Term 2020 Week 10

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Year 3 Class Work Activities Summer Term 2020 Week 5

Dear Parents / Carers,

 

In the event of prolonged school closures, we are providing you with a list of suggested activities and websites to enable your child to continue with their learning.

Please try to ensure your child completes a range of these activities every day.

 

Reading

Your child should read for at least 15 minutes every day.  The following websites have free ebooks for children.

  • Oxford Owl
  • Storyline Online
  • International Children’s Digital Library
  • Open Library
  • Amazon’s Free Kids Ebooks
  • Barnes & Noble Free Nook Books for Kids
  • Mrs. P’s Magic Library
    Writing
    Please encourage your child to do some form of writing every day.
    Here is a list of suggested activities:
  • Letter to a relative / friend
  • A story for a younger child
  • A story to entertain you!
  • Poems
  • An information leaflet
  • A non-chronological report about themselves or an animal
  • An explanation linked to another topic
  • Instructions for how to play their favourite game or how to make something
  • A playscript

 

The website Pobble 365, which is free to access, has lots of different writing ideas too.

You will also find attached a list of other ideas.

 

Spelling

Please find attached a list of spellings for the children to learn each week.

Times Tables

Your child should practise these for at least 15 minutes every day.

Children in Year 3 are expected to know their 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10 by the end of the year.  However, by the end of Year 4, children are expected to know all their times tables up to 12 x 12.  The suggested learning order is as above and then 6, 7, 9, 11 and 12.

If your child is in Year 3 and confident on the year 3 times tables please ask them to start learning the other ones.

 

The children will need to know these out of order and the corresponding division facts,

For example, 4 x ?  =20

 

We would recommend the following websites to help your child learn their times tables:

  • Times Tables Rockstars
  • Hit the Button
  • Top Marks Daily Challenge
  • BBC Supermovers

 

Grammar

We will upload different grammar activities on the spag.com website.

 

Maths

Please could you ensure your child completes some mathematical activity every school day.

We have included a list of end of year expectations for Years 3 or 4.  We would also recommend the following websites:

Mathletics

urbrainy.com

 

Recommended websites for other subjects:

www.twinkl.co.uk

www.hamilton-trust.org.uk

www.urbrainy.com

All of the above websites are kindly offering all parents a free month of access. 

 

For kids who love science, the Children’s University of Manchester website is an excellent interactive resource in which you child can browse a number of different science topics, which have a quiz at the end of each unit.

 

BBC Bitesize is an excellent online resource that provides students help with revision and learning in all areas.  Here you will find a number of free videos, step-by-step guides, activities and quizzes by level and subject.

 

For those of you who enjoy making crafts, Activity Village is a great resource for ideas and templates to develop creativity at home.

 

Go for some virtual tours around some museums in different parts of the world at

www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours

 

The school subscribes to Education City which covers are range of subjects.  Your child will have their own login details to access this.

 

Please be aware that, as we are only halfway through the academic year, the children will not have been taught all of the end of year learning objectives in any subject.

 

The curriculum overviews for all year groups are on the school website.  This will give you information about specific topics for each half term.

 

Please encourage your child to complete some form of physical activity every day.

 

We hope that you find all of the above information helpful.  We would recommend discussing with your child every day what you plan to achieve.

 

Good luck, enjoy and stay safe!

Mrs Hamer                                                            Miss Costello

Year 3 Teacher                                                      Year 4 Teacher

 

 

“In the light of Jesus, we love together, hope together and learn together.”

Welcome to Year 3 Class!

 

Your teacher will very soon be filling this page with exciting class news, pictures of things we’ve done and more.

 

Do you have any ideas for this page? Why not let your Teacher know!

Stone Soup

We really enjoyed making some soup together.  Each child brought in a different vegetable and we shared them in order to make this soup.  We all tried some and it was delicious!

 

Science Rocks and Shadow puppets

In year 3, we love being scientists and carrying out investigations.  Today we were investigating different rocks.  We also investigated lights and shadows and made our own puppet shadow shows.

 

Sandwiches and packaging

In our DT lessons we have been looking at what makes a healthy sandwich.  We tasted lots of different ingredients before designing and making our own.  We also looked at, designed and made our own packaging to put our delicious sandwiches into.

 

Map reading

We have been looking at ordinance survey maps to locate physical and human features in the Lake District.

 

Greek Masks

We have been studying Ancient Greece in our History lessons.  As such, the children have made their own ancient greek masks in Art, which are for either a comedy or tragedy play.

 

Forest Schools

The children really enjoyed making faces of different characters during their forest school lesson.

 

Following Instructions

As part of our English topic on instructions, the children followed some instructions to build a variety of different paper aeroplanes. We then went outside to see whose went the furthest.

 

 

Colour run

The children had a fabulous afternoon completing the colour run.  They also raised lots of money for charity too!

 

 

Caveman Paintings

We created cavemen paintings by turning our classroom into caves and using only a small light.

 

Stonehenge

As part of our Stone Age topic, we looked at Stonehenge.  The children found different ways of recreating this wonder of the world.

World Book Day

To celebrate world book day, the children dressed up as their favourite characters.  We completed lots of activities to celebrate the books that we love.

 

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