YEAR 3 

 

Timetable for live lessons for the week beginning 11.1.2021
9:15am – 9:45am Reading
10:15am  – 10:45am Maths
10:45am – 11:15am Break
11:45am – 12:15pm Grammar
12:15pm – 1:15pm Lunch
1:45pm – 2:15pm Thinking Curriculum
2:45pm – 3:15pm Storytime

 

Friday 15th January 2021

Reading

Today we will be reading chapters 12 and 13 of our class novel ‘The Wild Robot’. You will find pictures of these chapters shared with you on J2e5. Your task is to explain how the author makes the storm seem very scary. To help you with this you will need to find words and phrases from these chapters that help create this imagery. You will complete this task on the PDF that has been shared with you on J2e5. 

Extension:
There is an extension task if you are in the Zebra or Lion group, or if you want an extra challenge! 

 

Maths
In maths today, we will be solving multiplication word problems. 
Your task will be to solve word problems using the formal written method we have learnt this week.

1. Pencils come in packs of 15. If I buy 7 packs, how many pencils will I have in total?

2. There are 6 classes in the school. In each class there are 28 children. How many children are in the school altogether?

3. Books come in boxes of 52. Miss Davis ordered 4 boxes of books. How many books will she have in total?

4. Cakes come in packs of 24. I buy 5 trays of cakes for my party. How many cakes do I have for my party?

5. 35 children fit on a bus. If 3 full buses of children come on the trip, how many children are on the trip in total?

6. I read my book for 45 minutes every night all week. How long did I spend reading my book this week?

 

Literacy
For literacy today, we will be practising spelling words with the suffix -ous. 
Your task will be to complete the PDF that has been shared with you on J2e5.

 

This afternoon

This afternoon you might want to have a look at this link: https://www.youtube.com/user/NMAPlymouth

It's a link to some live lessons with the National Marine Aquarium! Enjoy!

 

 

Thursday 14th January 2021

Some children today will have been invited to Mrs McArevey's lessons to give you a little more support with your learning. If you have been invited then you can join your lessons in Mrs McArevey's channel in the Distance Learning group.

 

Reading

Today we will be reading chapters 5 and 6 of Double Trouble on Bug Club (https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0). 

Your task will be to answer comprehension style questions about these two chapters.

 

Maths

In maths today we are continuing practising multiplication, by multiplying 2-digits by 1-digit.

Your task will be to complete the homework Short Multiplication on mymaths. https://www.mymaths.co.uk/

 

Literacy

In literacy we are working on our newspaper report. We will be editing them to make them better and then writing a second draft in a newspaper template - it will look like a real newspaper!

 

Afternoon - PSHE

In PSHE, we will continue to look at rules and laws. We will be specifically looking at the Grove Expectations:
• we are kind and don’t hurt others or their feelings
• we respect all property
• we always try to do our best
• we are honest and tell the truth
• we are good listeners and thoughtful speakers
• we always treat others as we would want to be treated

Your task is to think of a time when you followed one of the Grove Expectations. Were you kind to someone? Did you treat someone how you would want to be treated? Did you try your best at something?
Write a paragraph explaining how you followed one of the Grove Expectations and then draw a picture to go with it.

 

Wednesday 13th January 2021
 

Some children today will have been invited to Mrs McArevey's lessons to give you a little more support with your learning. If you have been invited then you can join your lessons in Mrs McArevey's channel in the Distance Learning group. 


Reading
Prediction Activity

Head to Bug Club and read chapters 3 and 4. What do you think will happen to Jack at Oliver’s school? Why do you think that? Use evidence from the text to support your answer, and make sure you don’t spoil the story by reading the next chapter!

Literacy

Today we will be using our plans from yesterday to help us write our reports. If you haven't already finished you planning sheet, then do that today. Think about how you could include fronted adverbials in your writing to show time or manner, for example; Yesterday, or Without hesitation,. Remember that fronted adverbials go at the start of sentences. 

Maths

Today we are practising how to multiply TO x O. You can head to mymaths and watch the lesson on Short Multiplication to help you. Show your workings out to solve the questions below:

27 x 3 =
63 x 4 =
54 x 5 =
36 x 4 =
36 x 5 =
52 x 8 =
25 x 5 =
17 x 4 =

PE

This afternoon we will be doing PE looking at a Joe Wicks video. Think about how you can get active and use the different parts of your bodies. 

 


Tuesday 12th January 2021

Reading

Today we will be reading chapters 1 and 2 of Double Trouble on Bug Club -https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0

Your task will be to answer questions on the two chapters. You will find these on your shared files on J2e5.

 

Maths
In maths today, we will be recalling key facts for the 3, 4, 6 and 8 times tables. Your task will be to complete the activity set on Purple Mash (https://www.purplemash.com/) called Monster Multiplication.

 

Literacy

Today in literacy we will be discussing the key information we need to include in our newspaper report. This will be about the storm that took place in chapter 12 in our class novel ‘The Wild Robot’. You will find pictures of chapter 12 in your shared files in J2e5. Your task will be to complete the planning PDF that has been shared with you on J2e5.

 

French
In today’s French lesson we will be expanding our vocabulary of clothes in French. We will also be learning the French words for different accessories. Your task will be to draw a picture of yourself wearing items of clothing and accessories learnt in today’s lesson. You are to then write two sentences to say what you are wearing. Remember to start your sentences with ‘Je Porte’ and include commas in your list.

 

Monday 11th January 2021

Reading

Today in reading we will do a Reading Explorers type lesson using one of the texts in the Year 3 Comprehension CGP book. The text we will use today is called Let's Get Growing on page 10.

Your task for after the lesson will be to complete the questions on page 11 about the text.

 

Maths

LO: I can accurately read mass on a scale.

For our measures lesson today, we will be looking at reading mass on a scale. During the lesson we will learn how to read different types of scales that show different measurements for mass.

Your task for after the lesson will be to complete the PDF worksheet on your shared files where you will be reading mass on different scales.

 

Literacy

LO: I know the difference between facts and opinions.

This week we are going to be looking at newspaper reports and eventually write our own. Today we will be focusing on the features of a newspaper report, specifically looking at facts and opinions. 

Your task after the lesson will be to complete the PDF on your shared files sorting facts and opinions.

 

Grove Thinking Curriculum

History - Bronze Age

Today in History we are looking at the Bronze Age. We will look in detail about the lives of people in the Bronze Age and find out some facts about the era.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z82hsbk/articles/zpny34j

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z82hsbk/articles/z874kqt 

 

You can choose one of these tasks to do after the lesson:

Imagine you are a Bronze Age sword maker. You are to write a diary entry of what your day might be like at work. How did you make swords? Was this a challenging job? Why?

OR

You are to write instructions on how to make a sword made from bronze. Make sure your instructions are clear and you have used imperative verbs.

You are to complete your chosen activity on J2e or on paper. Email your work to your class email if you have chosen to complete it on paper.

 

 

Friday 8th January 2021

 

Reading

Log into BGFL and read Chapter 6 of the wild robot. Have a go at answering  the questions below.
 


Maths
Today we are continuing to look at place value, thinking about adding and subtracting tens and hundreds. 




Literacy 
Today we are practising spelling words ending in tion, sion and cian.

Practise spelling the words below. You could try putting them in sentences of your own:

magician

fraction
mission
television
optician
introduction




Thursday 7th January 2021

Reading

Today we are going to read chapters 7 and 8 of Ghoul School. Your task will be to create your own Ghoul School pupil ID card. Think about all the weird and wonderful ghouls we have come across in the story, what will your hidden talent be?

 

Maths

In maths today, we will be finding 10 or 100 more or less than a given number. Your task will be to complete the activity set on Education City (https://www.educationcity.com/) called snow place like home.

 

Literacy

For literacy today, we are going to imagine we are journalists! We will be discussing the storm that took place on the island in our class novel ‘The Wild Robot’. Your task will be to note down all the key information about the storm using the 5 w’s – who, what, when, where, why and how. You will complete this on J2e5.

 

PSHE

Today we will be discussing the importance of rules and laws and how they keep us safe. We will be recapping our understanding of our Grove Expectations and deciding which of these best fit the different scenarios shown.

We will also be reflecting on the situation the world is in right now and discussing why the government is setting strict rules for this period of time.

 

Wednesday 6th January 2021

Reading

For reading today we are going to read chapters 4, 5 and 6 of Ghoul School. Your task will be to create a school brochure for Stanley’s new school – Rutland Hall. You need to use information from the chapters read today to complete the sub-headings in the template below.

 

Maths
In maths today, we will be comparing and ordering numbers up to a 1000. Your task will be to complete the activity set on My Maths (https://login.mymaths.co.uk/login#) called ordering whole numbers.

 

Literacy
Today in literacy we will be looking at newspaper reports and their features. Your task will be to create a success criteria for newspaper reports. Think about the layout of newspaper reports, what do they begin with? Are newspaper reports factual, or do they also include opinions? Do they include a photo? Watch the short video (https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z2yycdm/articles/z2gk9qt) to help you answer these questions and learn about other features included in newspaper reports.

 

PE
Today we are going to be doing gymnastics. Gymnastics is a sport that includes physical exercises requiring balance, strength, flexibility, agility, coordination and endurance.

We are going to be focusing on using our bodies to make shapes and actions. You are to create a sequence using contrasting shapes or actions. These are shapes or actions that are different from each other. You can either ask a grown-up to take pictures of your shapes/actions and send them to your class email or upload them to J2e5. Or you can write about what contrasting shapes/actions you have created in J2e5, you may want to draw diagrams to support you with explaining your gymnastic routine.

 

Tuesday 5th January 2021

Reading

Today we will be reading Ghoul School on Bug Club: https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0

We will be reading chapters 1, 2 and 3 in the live lesson and then your task will be to write a letter from Stanley to his parents! You can complete the letter on J2e5. 

 

Maths

For maths, we are focusing on place value. Today we will be looking at recognising the place value of each digit in a 3-digit number. 

Your task will be set on Purple Mash, the activity is called Place Value in 3-Digit Numbers: https://www.purplemash.com

 

Literacy

We are going to continue reading our new class novel, The Wild Robot, in the live lesson today. We are going to discuss about the setting description.

Your task will be to write a setting description about the beach using all the words and phrases we come up with in the live lesson. You will complete this in J2e5. 

 

Afternoon - French

Today we are going to be learning about clothes! We will learn the French words for different items of clothing, and then your task will be to fill in the PDF worksheet that has been shared to you on your BGfL files.

 

 

Monday 4th January 2021

Good morning children! Please remember the times for each of your lessons.

 

Reading

Today we are looking at the poem called Daddy Fell into the Pond by Alfred Noyes. You can find this on page 12 of your Comprehension Year 3 book.

Read the poem and then answer the questions on page 13. Once you have answered all the questions, ask a grown-up to take a picture of it and email it to your class email or upload it to J2e5 for your teacher to see.

 

Maths

For our measures lesson, we are looking at mass! We measure mass in grams and kilograms.

Complete the activity called Mass Appeal on Education City: https://www.educationcity.com/ 

 

Literacy

Today we are starting our new class novel, The Wild Robot but Robert Brown. We will read the first chapter to you in the Teams lesson, during which we want you to write down words and phrases that describe the setting.

Your task is to write a setting description of the island from the first chapter. We are looking forward to seeing you use lots of those fantastic words we came up with in the lesson!

 

Topic

Our topic this half term is all about the Bronze Age and the Iron Age. We are starting off by learning all about Stonehenge! 

During the Teams lesson we will give you lots of facts about Stonehenge. You can find some more facts here on the BBC Bitesize website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z82hsbk/articles/zg8q2hv

Your task is to create a poster or information leaflet about Stonehenge using the information you have researched on J2e5.

On your poster or leaflet, make sure you include answers to these questions:

What is Stonehenge?
When Stonehenge was built?
Who built Stonehenge?
How it was built?
Who used Stonehenge?
What was it used for?

 

 

 

Year 3 Holiday Project for December 2020

 

Homework will be set on a Friday and must be completed by the following Tuesday.

 

Tuesday 15th December 2020

Reading

Today in our reading lesson we will be reading pages 112 to 117 of the Butterly Lion. 

Your task is to use J2e5 to write a message Millie and Bertie might have written on the memorial plaque to commemorate The White Prince. You are to think about all the memorable times Bertie and Mille had with the white lion and include them in your writing.

 

Maths

In maths today we are looking at the place value of 3-digit numbers. Your task will be to complete the task on Education City (https://www.educationcity.com/) called Surf's Up. Then you can complete the PDF activity which has been shared to your files on BGFL.

 

Literacy 

Today we are thinking about how we can show kindness to those who are important to us. 

 

 

Monday 14th December 2020
 

Literacy

After watching the John Lewis Christmas advert, complete the sheet below, thinking about how the characters were kind to each other.

Reading

Today we are reading the part of the Butterfly Lion where Bertie and Millie bring the white lion back to England with them. Imagine you are a newspaper reporter writing about the lion coming off the boat into England. 

Maths
 

Today in Maths we are looking at sequences and counting in groups of 3. You could practise your 3 x table using top marks or get someone in your house to test you! Then complete your lesson set on mymaths. 

https://login.mymaths.co.uk/login#

 

Friday 11th December 2020

Reading

Today you will need to complete the comprehension about Damien Drooth Ace Detective
 

 

Thursday 10th December 2020

Reading

 

For reading today we are going to read chapters 5, 6 and 7 of Damian Drooth: The Case of the Disappearing Daughter.

Your task will be to gather all of the evidence that suggests Miss Berry is the kidnapper! Put on your detective hats and find the clues! 

Literacy

In Literacy today you will be continuing with your story. Can you include dialogue in your story? Think about the work we did in school about using inverted commas. Try to include these in your story. 

Maths
 

Today you will be revsiting column subtraction. Please complete Page 21 CGP Maths Year 3.

 


Wednesday 9th December 2020

Reading

For reading today we are going to read chapters 3 and 4 of Damian Drooth: The Case of the Disappearing Daughter. 

Your task will be to create a Role on the Wall about the character Trixibelle. Write down her thoughts and feelings on the inside of the outline and write down some facts that we know about her on the outside.

 

Literacy

In Literacy today, you are going to plan your story about the events that happened to the White Lion from our class novel, the Butterfly Lion. What could have happened to the White Lion while he was in the circus?

Create a plan detailing what happened at the beginning, the middle and the end. What problems did the lion face? How did he overcome them?

Maths

For maths today we are practising our times tables. Write down all the times tables in the 3x, 4x and 8x. 

Then complete page 22 in the Maths CGP book. 

 

 

 

Homework for 4.12.20

Anti-bullying homework

This week we would like you to create a poster for anti-bullying. Make it bright and colourful with some anti-bullying messages to remind children about being a good friend. The best ones we will print out and put on the walls in your classrooms. 

We would like you to do this on J2Launch, using J2e5. You will need to know your J2Launch username and password. This will be your BGfL email address.

 

Maths

Education City: https://www.educationcity.com/ 

Fractions To Go - Equivalent Fractions

 

Spellings

Practise your spellings ready for the spelling test on Monday.

Spellings ending with -cher and -ture

furniture
capture
teacher
creature
nature
adventure
pitcher
thatcher
temperature
moisture

Orange Spellings

morning
puddle
saw
playground
walked
detective
Mr
Mrs
asked
could

Yellow Spellings

powder
clear
spoil
stairs
ladder
cure
they
all
are 
fast

Light Blue Spellings

tree
grin
snail
going
winning
waiting
what
do
so
there

 

Homework for 27.11.20

Maths

My Maths: https://login.mymaths.co.uk/login
Simple Fractions

Spellings
Practise your spellings ready for the spelling test on Monday.

Spell words ending with -sure

treasure
measure
pleasure
enclosure
displeasure
leisure
pressure
disclosure
sure
unsure

 

Orange spellings

rolled
outside
floor
puddle
saw
could
asked
water
looked
grew

 

Yellow spellings

garden
fast
food
cook
my
are
hear
you
book
they

 

Light blue spellings


drink
chair
teeth
down
parks
along
tower
went
stuck
mouse


 

Homework for 20.11.20

Maths

My Maths: https://www.mymaths.co.uk

Introduction column subtraction

 

Spellings

Practise your spellings ready for the spelling test on Monday.

Add the suffix –ly on to words that end with y
sleepily
happily
hungrily
messily
nastily
prettily
cheekily
angrily
grumpily
busily

Orange spellings
morning
puddle
saw
playground
walked
detective
asked
could
water
only

Yellow spellings
power
hear
avoid
sure
hair
towels
are
they
all
thunder

Light blue spellings
drink
think
shoo
chair
having
said
there
out
little
mouse

 

 

 

Homework for 13.11.20

Maths

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

Simple Fraction

 

Spellings

Practise your spellings ready for the spelling test on Monday.

Suffix –ation
formation
limitation
inspiration
exploration
observation
reservation
information
admiration
preparation
sensation

Orange
grew 
floor
classroom
saw
talking
through
pointed
looked
asked
could

Yellow
food
cook
popcorn
stars
turn
my
you
zoom
fast
past

Light Blue
jumps
parks
turns
teeth
tail
down
out
toy
happy
watch

 

 

Homework for 6.11.20

Maths

My Maths: https://www.mymaths.co.uk

Practise your 6 times tables.

 

Spellings

Practise your spellings ready for a spelling test on Monday.

Prefixes auto- and anti-
automatic
anticlockwise
antiseptic
automobile
antisocial
antibiotics
autograph
autopilot
antifreeze
antibacterial

Yellow Spellings
turnip
book
garden
thorns
food
my
you
fast
darts
scoop

Orange Spellings
woke
going
own
read
rolled
saw
found
slowly
outside
eat

Light Blue Spellings
made
bridge
sponge
steps
stuck
along
tower
play
pencil
went

 

 

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Homework for 16.10.20

Maths

Purple Mash: https://www.purplemash.com/login/

Division - 2, 5 and 10 times tables.

 

Spellings

The prefixes sub- and super-
submarine
subway
supermarket
superstar
subtract
superhuman
subscribe
subheading
submerge
supersize 

Orange spellings:
cloud
loud
round
bounce
wow
now
shower
should
would
could

Yellow spellings:
need
keep
tree
feet
feed
tail
train
complain
pain
rain

Light blue spellings:
heel
sleep
tree
sweet
bee
mail
wait
chain
rain
tail

 

Reading

Read to the end of Chapter 7 of Stig of the Dump and answer these questions on J2e5.

1. On page 165, who do you think ambushed Lou?
2. What was the dance the children had to do on page 170?
3. What adverb is used to describe how the boys lined up on page 171?
4. Who saved the children from the leopard?

 

Homework for 9.10.2020

Maths

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

Subtracting 1-digit - practise with the lesson part first and then complete the homework.

 

Spellings

Spelling – Prefixes re- and inter- 
redo
international
redeliver
replay
intercity
reappear
interview
refresh
interrupt
return

 

Spelling – Light Blue
curl
turn
burn
hurt
fur
fork
horn
torn
cork
born

 

Spelling – Orange
moon
book
look
cook
school
like
have
came
made
baker

 

Spellings – Yellow
boat
goat
cloak
groan
night
sigh
light
high
might

 

Reading - Stig of the Dump

Read up to page 163 of Stig of the Dump and answer these questions on J2e5.
1. What season is chapter 7 set in?
2. Who’s party is it in chapter 7?
3. What kind of party is it?
4. What do Barney dress up as for the party?
5. What does Lou dress up as?
6. Where does the leopard costume come from?

 

Homework for 2.10.2020

Maths

My Maths https://www.mymaths.co.uk

Adding in columns - practise with the lesson part first and then complete the homework.

 

Spellings

Prefixes in-, im-. il- and ir-. 

impossible
immobile
inactive
incorrect
improper
incapable
irresponsible
incredible
illegal
immature

Spellings for Gazelles

tricks
flung
stop
grab
plan
some
come
put
there
like

 

Reading - Stig of the Dump

Read the rest of chapter 4 (from page 91 to 96). Answer these questions:

1. What was Lou’s pony called?
2. Look on page 93 and find the word stampede. What does this word mean?
3. Why do you think both Barney and Lou needed baths when they got back home?
4. How does Barney feel at the end of chapter 4 and why? Use the text as evidence to support your answer.

 

Homework for 25.9.2020

Maths

My maths https://www.mymaths.co.uk

Revise of 2, 5 and 10 times table

Learn your 3,4,and 6 times table.

 

Spelling

prefixes dis- and mis-
disobey
misbehave
misspell
disagree
misunderstand
dislodge
mislead
discomfort
disappear
dishonest

gazelles - spelling the s sound with c
face
slice
juice
ceiling
cereal
circle
once
city
pencil
cycle

 

 

Reading

You have a copy of Stig of the Dump to take home.

Read to 75 the (end of chapter 3)and answer the following questions on your J2E 5 page.

Stig of the Dump

Questions on pages 72-75


What did Barney want to borrow from Stig for his way home?   ____________________________________________________
Can you find a word on page 73 that means ‘smile widely’?       ____________________________________________________
What did Barney take from the cave to light his way?      ____________________________________________________
What was written on the side of the can?  ____________________________________________________
What scared Barney as he walked home?   ____________________________________________________
What made Barney happier than all the presents he had got for Christmas?  ____________________________________________________

 

 

Homework for 18.9.2020

Maths

https://www.mymaths.co.uk

If they are stuck on the homework remember they can go through the lesson before trying again.  The aim is for everyone to get a green smiley face.

 

Spelling

These are the spellings the children need to learn for their test on Monday.

spelling pattern is the u sound spelled ou

young
cousin
trouble
couple
double
touch
rough
courage
tough

enough

 

Gazelles - words ending in dge

Fridge

Badge

Hedge

Fudge

Lodge

judge

sludge

bridge

smudge

ledge

Homework for 11.9.2020

Maths

MyMaths - The children have been given their login for my maths and have been set some work on place value.  If they are stuck on the homework remember they can go through the lesson before trying again.  The aim is for everyone to get a green smiley face.

Spelling

The spelling patter is i spelt y.

THe homework is on J2Blast Spelling and is found in the shared files and is called Year 3 Homework 11.9.2020

 

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