Year 3

Welcome all to Year 3's Home Learning page!

Each morning, we will put the learning that the you will complete from home onto this page. In order to complete the work, you will be using a range of different websites.

Some of the key websites that you will use are:

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0

https://connect.collins.co.uk/school/portal.aspx

https://www.mymaths.co.uk/

https://www.educationcity.com/

https://login.bgfl365.uk/

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/

http://https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/

Here is the First News edition for 3rd - 9th April.

 

 

You can give weekly feedback to your teacher about how you are getting on with your home learning by submitting the form called Home Learning Contact form which you can find by clicking on the tile on your j2e launch page. Don't forget to look at J2Stars to see if you have been left any points.

Your teacher will be able to see all the work you have completed.

Thursday 9th April 

Good morning year three, Miss Davis here. We are pleased to see so many of you completing the activities that have been set. Remember to keep checking on j2stars to see how many stars you have got so far! I'm hoping lots more of you get 10 stars this week! If you have any questions or want to tell your teachers about any extra work you have been doing at home, you can fill in a form. Watch the video of Mr Hartwright at the top of the page to find out how to do it. Finally, we all hope that you and your families have a lovely relaxing break over the bank holiday, stay home and stay safe! 

Maths

For maths today you will need to first complete your 5-a-day then look at the activities below. 

5-a-day: 

Complete your 5-a-day into your maths home learning books. Remeber to show your methods, and line up your columns neatly. 

Gazelles

1) 7 x 4 = 

2) 50 – 34 = 

3) ½ of 44 = 

4) Write eighty-seven as a number. 

5) True or false, there are 4 tens in the number 49. Explain your answer.

Rest of Class

1)  49 x 6 =

2) 700 – 345 =

3) 1/5 of 85 =

4) Can you write three hundred and sixty-seven as a number.
5) True or false, there are 796 pennies in £7.69. Explain your answer

Main Activity:  

Gazelles 

How many pieces of pizza will the children have?

How many juices will each child have?

How many tomatoes will each child have?

How many cakes will each child have?

How much apple will each child have?

You can draw a picture to show what each person will have or write a list. It is up to you. Use your workbook, j2e or send us a picture.

Rest of Class:

 

You can answer the questions in your workbook or on j2e.

Reading

Today you are going to listen to our class novel ‘The Secret Garden’ by Frances Hodgson Burnett

 

You do not need a copy of the book to listen to this story but you will need to use the link below to take you to the Audible website.

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Watch the video below where Ms Hines explains how to find the class novel on the audible website.

 

Now that you have listened to the beginning of the story, can you find out what a memsahib is and what an ayah is? From which country do these words come? What clue does this give you about one of the settings for this story?

If you cannot go on the internet read the copy of First News above then read the article below and complete the crossword.

Literacy

For literacy today you will have some spellings to practise. Watch the video below for your instructions. 

5-a-day Spellings

Main Task:

Please log on to education city and complete the spelling work.

Please complete your spellings in your home learning book or on j25. 

Then watch the video below for the spelling test. Complete your test in your home learning book - the answers will be on the website tomorrow. 

 

 

Today's Challenge

Don't forget the Easter challenges and remember all the teachers in Year 3 are excited to see what you have produced.

Remember to upload your work or photographs to your j2e files page so your teacher can see what you have been doing and award you some stars on j2Stars.


Have a lovely day!

 

Wednesday 8th April

Good morning Year 3, Miss Hartill here today. I just wanted to say a huge well done to all of you for the work you are creating. I know all of team Year 3 are super impressed! Keep up the amazing work!

Maths

Daily challenge -

ARE 3

 

Gazelles 

Main activity

Log in to MyMaths on your computer and go to the lesson your teacher has set. 

Go on to one of the games and practice your timetables. 
Can you get beat the clock?  Do you think you could beat your teachers score? 
Tell your teachers the best score you got on J2e or complete a Home Learning form.

Reading

Today you are going to write a book review about the book you read yesterday include:
• The name of the book
• The name of the author
• The name of the illustrator, if there is one.
• A short paragraph about what the book is about (don’t give the ending away!)
• Who the main characters are and adjectives that describe them. You might want to draw a picture of them.
• What you thought about the book, did you enjoy it? Why? Didn’t you enjoy it? Why?
• Draw a picture of your favourite part of the book 
• Write the favourite part of the book – just one or two sentences.
• Finally, decide what mark you would give this book out of 10.

Put your review on J2e or Jit and make it look as exciting as it will sound.

Literacy

Using the photo

This is the start of the story:

These two superheroes had had a lifetime of saving lives. Day after day, they had battled the streets fighting crime and protecting innocent people from the clutches of evil
Now, their lives were slightly less busy, as they left saving the world to younger superheroes. However, they still had the energy for one last mission. The phone began to ring


Can you finish the story?

You can use J2e or write it in your workbook and send your teacher a photo.

Today's Challenges 

Don't forget the Easter challenges and remember all the teachers in Year 3 are excited to see what you have produced.

Remember to upload your work or photographs to your j2e files page so your teacher can see what you have been doing and award you some stars on j2Stars.


Have a lovely day!

 

Tuesday 7th April 

Good morning Year 3, Miss Hines here today. We have enjoyed looking at your work and cannot wait to see your Easter challenge.

Maths

5 a day

ARE 3
1) 36 x 7 =
2) £2.48 + £10.85 =
3) ¼ of 32?
4) Write the number 842 in words.
5) Miss Hartill thinks 246 + 346 = 5812. Is she correct? Show your working out.

Gazelles
1) 3 x 9 =
2) 49p + 27p =
3) ½ of 26 =
4) Write the number 74 in words.
5) Miss Hartill thinks 20 + 47 = 60. Is she correct? Show your working out.

 

 

Can you work out this problem?
Think about:
• How many ways you can share out the pennies?
• How you will record your answers?

Remember all 4 bags need to total up to 15p. You cannot use any other coin than a 1p and you the bags can have the same amount in.

You can do it practically and share pictures with us, complete on J2E or in your Home Learning workbook.

 

Reading

You will need to login to your Bug Club account. Remember to click on any of the little bugs that you find on the pages as they will take you to some great activities. Also remember to answer the questions as fully as you can and find the evidence in the text to support your ideas. Watch Mr Parton’s video from yesterday again to help you.

If you read red books then the book you will read today is: ‘A Big Win’
If you read yellow books then then the book you will read today is: ‘A Job for Jim’.
If you read green books then the book you will read today is: ‘At the Toy Shop’
If you read orange books then the book you will read today is: ‘Adventure Kids: Chase in New York
If you read turquoise books then the book you will read today is: ‘Adventure Kids: Run in the Rainforest’
If you read lime books then the book you will read today is: ’The Food you Eat’
Read to the end of your books.

Here are two questions for the children reading ‘Come down, Golden’.  You will need to read chapter 8 to find the answers. Answer each question as fully as you can on J2e and remember to include evidence in your answer.

1. Did Louis sleep well during the night? Use the text in your answer.
2. Why do you think Barbara lied to Jazz about the cage? Use evidence from the text in your answer.

Literacy

Imagine you are one of the tigers.
What are you thinking?
What are you doing?
Where have you travelled from?
Where are you going?
Are you in danger or are you the danger? Explain your answer

 

 

Today's Challenges

Don't forget the Easter challenges and remember all the teachers in Y3 are excited to see what you have produced. Remember to upload your work or photographs to your j2e files page so your teacher can see what you have been doing and award you some stars on j2eStars.

Have a lovely day!

 

Monday 6th April

Good morning Year 3, Mr Parton here today. Well done on all the work you are completing. Team Year 3 are very proud of you all. This week is Easter week so the tasks you have might look a little different.

Maths
Today’s Maths Challenge:

Gazelles

 

Rest of the class

 

Main activity

Log in to MyMaths and complete the activity you have been set by your teacher.
Remember to look at the lesson before beginning your activity. You can look at back at the lesson as many times as you need.

Reading

Please continue with your bug club book. Answering the questions as you go. If you’re reading ‘Work! Work! Work!’ please read the second text ‘Sky’s the limit’ 

Please watch Mr Parton’s video on how to answer the inference questions.

 

Literacy

Please log into your bug club account. Your teacher has set you a SPAG activity.

Today's Challenges

Have a look at the Easter Family Challenges page and decide what you and your family are going to do.

http://web.grove.bham.sch.uk/easter-family-challenges

Remember to upload your work or photographs to your j2e files page so your teacher can see what you have been doing and award you some stars on j2eStars.

 

Friday 3rd April 

Good morning Year 3, Miss Hartill here again today. Well done on all the work you are completing. Team Year 3 are very proud of you all. 

Maths
Today’s 5-a-day:

Gazelles
1)  How many minutes in an hour?
2) How many days in March?
3) How many days in a normal year?
4) 0x3=
5) Miss Davis goes to the shops, it takes her 15 mins to walk there and she spent half an hour shopping. If she left her house at 3.30pm what time will get home?

Rest of the class
1) How many degrees in a full turn?
2) How many degrees in a half turn?
3) How many degrees in a right angle?
4) 45x3=
5) Miss Davis goes to the shops, it takes her 15 mins to walk there and she spent half an hour shopping. If she left her house at 3.35pm what time will get home?


Main activity
Log in to MyMaths and complete the activity you have been set by your teacher.
Remember to look at the lesson before beginning your activity. You can look at back at the lesson as many times as you need.

Reading

Today you need to log in to Collins connect and complete the comprehension your teacher has set for you.

Remember to go back to the text to find evidence before answering your questions.

Literacy

Here is the start of a story

Despite being an incredibly brave, strong, life-saving hero, even Superman had problems. He still loved his job and still loved saving lives. Today he had prevented many disasters, flying after an aeroplane full of passengers that had been plummeting towards the earth at tremendous speed. Just before lunch, Superman swooped in front of a moving lorry to save a lost kitten. However, now …  Superman needed help. He picked up his phone and began to dial …

Now can you continue the story about Superman’s dilemma?
Think about:
• What could his problem be?
• Who might he be calling to help him?

Write your first draft and your final improved piece in your Home Learning book if you cannot get online. If you can get online write your final draft on J2e.
Will we feel sorry for Superman or not when we read your work? Only you can decide.

Today's Art Challenge

Using what you have learnt about Georgia O’Keeffe and this link.

https://www.okeeffemuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Activity-Whats-Outside-Your-Window.pdf

Look out your window and look at all the different things you can see. You can choose to create the whole window or a small part of it. It’s your choice.
Can you create a piece of art in the style of Georgia O’Keeffe?

Have a wonderful weekend.

Thursday 2nd April 

Good morning Year 3, Miss Hartill here today. I hope you are all ok and want to say well done for your excellent work so far. Take a look at this video of children in Italy. They might give you some tips for working at home.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/52110531

Maths 

Today’s 5-a-day:
Gazelles

1) 8x3=

2) ¼ of 80=

3) Miss Hines has £30 to spend in a shop. She buys a dress for £21.00 how much change does she get?

4) Miss Hartill shares her chocolates with Miss Mills they each get 12 chocolates each how many did Miss Hartill start with?

5) How many angles in a square?

Rest of the class

1) 8x9=

2) ¼ of 80=

3) Miss Hines has £30 to spend in a shop. She buys a dress for £21.35 how much change does she get?

4) Miss Hartill shares her chocolates with Miss Mills they each get 42 chocolates each how many did Miss Hartill start with?

5) How many angles in a square?

Main Activity
Today you are going to practice your times tables. Please choose the times tables you think you need to practise. You can use hit the button, MyMaths, PurpleMash or write them in your work book.
Ask somebody in your family to test you.

Reading

Log in to Education City and complete the Crunch Time activity. 

Remember to use your reading ladder and skills we have practised in class to help you answer your questions in full.

Literacy

Look back at the picture and imagine you are Superman.

Think about:
• Where have you come from? Why?
• Where are you going? Why?
• Why are you looking at your phone?
• What are you thinking?
• How are you feeling?

Now can you write 3 sentences describing your thoughts and feelings. Think about the words you use to make the reader feel emotions you want them to.

You can complete the work on j2e or in your Home Learning books.

Today's Art Challenge

Look at the activity below

https://www.okeeffemuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Activity-Art_and_Advertising.pdf.

You can create your drawing on j2e or in your Home Learning books, remember if you do not have paints you can use pencil crayons, felt-tip pens or even chalk. Be as creative as you like.

Have a good day.

 

Wednesday 1st April

Good Morning Year 3!!! Mr Parton here setting your work for today. I hope you are all well. Please remember to fill out your home learning contacts forms so your teacher can see how your learning is going. 

We are all really proud of the work you have done so far. Keep it up. 

Maths

Today we are continuing with measures. Please log into MyMaths and complete the task your teacher has set for you. Below is your 5 a day, these can be completed in your home learning maths books. 

5-a-day- Gazelles

Find 1/4 of 20

4 x 7=

635-261=

How many degrees in a right angle?

It takes Mr Parton 1hr to get to school, he leaves his house at 5.50am what time does he arrive?

Rest of the class
Find 1/5 of 20

42 ÷ 7=

635-261=

How many degrees in a right angle?

It takes Mr Parton 1hr 20 min to get to school, he leaves his house at 5.50am what time does he arrive?

Reading
For reading today, read your book that has been allocated by your teacher. Can you answer questions about the work you have read?
Come Down Golden will be chapter 7

Tigers in 3R and 3G you have a new book called Work! Work! Work! all about a Greek Myth, can you read the short story called 'Pooh' 

 

Literacy

5-a-day:

Can you write the word class for each word on J2e or in your Home Learning book?


Gazelles
could
should
would
clothes
bath

Rest of the class

guide
knowledge
famous
heard
centre
Write a sentence for each word. Can you also include inverted commas, a subordinate conjunction and an adjective in one of your sentences?
You can write your sentences on J2e or in your Home Learning book.

Today in literacy you will be thinking about superheroes but this time the superhero has a dilemma or a problem.

These are the questions that you need to think about:

What is the dilemma that Superman faces?

How did the dilemma happen?

If Superman sees someone in danger but he feels exhausted and decided to go home instead, do you think he would feel guilty? Why?

Draw Superman carrying out a spectacular act to save someone’s life.

Write 3 sentences about your picture.

The sentences below are ‘sick’ and need help to get better. Can you correct the errors in the sentences below? Can you add an adverb? 

Superman stood in the street. He was wearing a blue suits. He had a red capes and red boots. He had just got a messages.

 

You can draw your picture and write your ideas and sentences on J2e or in your Home Learning book.

 

 

 

Today's French Challenge

 

 

FRENCH – Today we are learning about French fruit. Use the picture below to create sentences. Start your sentence with 

J’aime …...

I like ….

Or 

Je n’aime pas.....

I don’t like ….

 

Tuesday 31st March 2020

Good morning year three! Well done for all of your work yesterday, we are pleased to see that you are working well from home. Remember to go onto J2stars and see how many stars you have achieved! Please let us know how you are getting on or if you need any help. You can do this by clicking on the tile called Home Learning contact forms, if you watch the video above, Mr Hartwright explains how to use it. We are all missing you all and would to hear from you.

Maths
Today we are going to look at measurements, have a look around your house for an object. Can you estimate how heavy it is? Can you estimate how long it is? 
Try this for 5 objects. Remember to use the correct units of measurement. 
You can record your work in your Maths book or if you want your teacher to see and mark it, record it on J2e5

5-a-day Maths:
Complete your 5-a-day in your Maths Home Learning book.
Gazelles-
8x6=
Write three hundred and four in digits
45÷5= 
How many sides in a pentagon?
Draw a right angle

Rest of the class
28x6=
Write two thousand three hundred and four in digits
45÷9= 
How many sides in a hexagon?
Draw a triangle with 1 right angle.

Reading
For reading today, read your book that has been allocated by your teacher. Can you answer questions about the work you have read? 
Come Down Golden chapter 6
Pirate School chapter 6.


Literacy

Bug Club spellings
Today your activity is all about the common exception words you need to know how to spell. Click onto the Bug Club link (active learning link above) and complete the work your teacher has set for you.

5-a-day Spellings:
You can write your sentences on J2e or in your Home Learning book.
Gazelles
could
should
would
clothes
bath
Write a sentence for each word. Can you also include a possessive apostrophe in one of your sentences?

Rest of the class
guide
knowledge
famous
heard
centre
Write a sentence for each word. Can you also include inverted commas, a subordinate conjunction and an adjective in one of your sentences?
You can write your sentences on J2e or in your Home Learning book.

Today's Art Challenge:
Look at the activity below. 
https://www.okeeffemuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Activity-Clouds.pdf
If you don’t have paints, you could use crayons, felt-tips or even chalk! Be as creative as you like.

 

Monday 30th March

Good morning year three, Miss Davis here! Well done for all of your work from last week, we are pleased to see that you are working well from home. Remember to go onto J2stars and see how many stars you have achieved! Please let us know how you are getting on or if you need any help. You can do this by clicking on the tile called Home Learning contact forms, if you watch the video above, Mr Hartwright explains how to use it. We'd love to hear from you! 

Maths

For maths, you need to log into mymaths and complete the task set for you about measures. Remeber to look at the lesson first to give you the best chance of getting a super score. (You can look at the lesson as many times as you want if you need to!)  Also you can practise doing some examples of your own in your maths home learning book, if this helps you to understand better.

5-a-day Maths: 
Complete your 5-a-day in your Maths Home Learning book. 
 

Gazelles: 

4 x 8=

238 - 22=

234 + 345

Which is bigger 1/2 or 3/5?

True or false: If I times a number by 2 it will always be even. How do you know?

Rest of the class: 

4 x 18=

230 - 208=

234 + 347=

Which is bigger 1/2 or 4/8? How do you know? 

True or false: If I times a number by 4 it will always be odd. How do you know? 

Reading

For reading today, you need to log into Bug Club and read the next chapter of your book. If you are reading Come Down Golden, please log into Bug Club and read the text then watch the video of Mr Parton explaining key vocabulary.

 

 

Literacy

For Literacy you need to log into Education City. Today the Zebras, Lions and Tigers have some exciting activities about adjectives and subordinating conjunctions. Gazelles, you will be learning about how to use apostrophes to show possession and finding and correcting all the errors in the texts.

 

5-a-day Spellings: 
You can write your sentences on J2e or in your Home Learning book.

Gazelles

many

any

again

parents

money

Write a sentence for each word. Can you also include a possessive apostrophe in one of your sentences?

 

Rest of the class

probably

surprise

recent

sentence

Perhaps

Write a sentence for each word. Can you also include inverted commas, a subordinate conjunction and an adjective in one of your sentences?

 

Today's Art Challenge: 

Now you have looked at some of the works of Georgia O’Keefe, try completing the activity below. 

 

https://www.okeeffemuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Activity-Color.pdf 

 

When you draw your own image, use ideas that you have seen in O’Keefe’s work to help you. Remember to label the types of colours you have used. You could use j2e to complete this or use some plain paper if you have any. 

 

If you have any comments about your work, please go to the tile called 'Home learning contact form' on BGFL. We would love to hear about your learning.

 

Friday 27th March

Maths

Today is our measures day in maths. You will need to log onto  mymaths and complete the task set for you about days of the week. Remeber to look at the lesson first. Also you can practise doing some examples of your own in your maths home learning book, if this helps you to understand better.

Reading

For reading today, you will be using the reading skill of retelling, one of our 3 R's! Think carefully about the book you have been reading this week on Bug Club. In your Literacy workbook, summarise the story so far by drawing 6 pictures showing what has happened. 

Literacy

Today for Literacy, you need to pretend that you are Nemo’s teacher. Write a letter to Nemo’s dad, trying to convince him that Nemo will be safe at school. Remember to use adjectives and conjunctions, and think carefully about how to set out a letter. You can write this in your Literacy home learning book or complete it on j25. 

 

Today's French Challenge:

Bonjour, for today's french challenge can you write sentences about who is in your family.  You can use the picture to help you. 

 

Start your sentence with:

En ma famille, j'ai....

In my family I have....

 

If you have any comments about your work, please go to the tile called 'Home learning contact form' on BGFL. We would love to hear about your learning.

 

Thursday 26th March

Maths

Today, please practice your timestables. You can use your Home Learning Maths books, Purple Mash, Hit the Button and your number square to help you. 

See if a member of your family can test you on a times table that you find challenging.

Reading

 

Literacy

Pretend you are Nemo's teacher. Can you write a letter home to Nemo's dad to reassure him that Nemo will be safe at school. Think about the following:

Why are you writing to him?

How will his dad be feeling?

What will you do to keep Nemo safe? (remember you are under the sea)

What activities will you be doing at school?

What time will Nemo start and finish?

How do you want his dad to feel at the end of the letter?

Today's Art Challenge:

This afternoon, please research the artwork of Georgia O’Keeffe on the internet. You can use this link to do your research:

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/who-is/who-georgia-okeeffe

After that, can you draw your own picture using flowers, just like Georgia O’Keeffe

 

Wednesday 25th March

Maths

Today you are going to practice your times tables. You can use hit the button, top marks or write them in your work book.

Ask someone in your family to test you on the times tables you find difficult.

Reading

Please log into Bug Club and read the next chapter of the book you have been set.Then answer the comprehension questions that go with your book.

Literacy

Can you design some school rules for a classroom under the sea? What are the 5 most important rules that will keep the sea creatures safe?

Think about: 

  • Who is in your class? 
  • How will they behave? 
  • Is there any rewards in your classroom?

Also please log in to Collins connect and complete your spelling work.

Today's Art Challenge:

Your art challenge today is to research Georgia O’Keeffe using the link. https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/who-is/who-georgia-okeeffe

Can you draw your own picture in the style of Georgia O’Keeffe?
Think about:

  • What style does she use? 
  • What colours does she use?
  • Is the size the same as her art work?

If you have any comments about your work, please go to the tile called 'Home learning contact form' on BGFL. We would love to hear about your learning.

 

Tuesday 24th March

Maths

Today we are continuing our work with fractions. Please log into MyMaths and complete the work set by your teacher.

Reading

Your teacher has set you a book for your reading lesson. Please log into Bug Club and read the first chapter of the book you have been set. Then answer the comprehension questions that go with your book.

Literacy

Watch the two videos about Nemo's first day at school. 

 

How could Nemo be feeling on his first day at school and why?

How is his father is feeling on Nemo’s first day at school and why?

Describe your first day in year 3.

You can write your answers in J2e5 or in your work book.

 

Today's RE Challenge:

Think about your special place and the Church you visited in Year 2. Think about how important it is and how you show respect when you are there. 

Your task is to write a letter to the Gurdwara asking them if your class can visit. 

Think about:

Why it’s important for you to visit the Gurdwara?

What you already know about Sikhism?

What else you want to find out about the Gurdwara?

 

If you have any comments about your work, please go to the tile called 'Home learning contact form' on BGFL. We would love to hear about your learning.

 

Monday 23rd March

Maths

This week we will be learning about fractions. Please log into mymaths and complete the work that the teacher has set for you. 

Reading

Today you have an activity on Collins Connect. Please log in and complete your comprehension. It will either be called Gumdrop's Birthday or Fairy Tale. 

Literacy

Please log into your collins connect account and complete the work that your teacher has set you. 

Today's RE Challenge:

This week we are thinking about places that are special to us. Can you draw a place that is special to you and label it. Remember to use conjunctions and adjectives in your work. 

 

If you have any comments about your work, please go to the tile called 'Home learning contact form' on BGFL. We would love to hear about your learning.

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