Year 3 Home Learning Blog 27 - 15.6.20
Hello again! We hope you have had a good weekend and are all ready for another week of learning. As always, we will continue to add new blogs with a selection of tasks to complete every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Please feel free to decide how is best to manage these tasks at home, not each task needs to be completed on the day it is set and if you have some different learning tasks you would like to complete that is also absolutely fine!
The links below also have a variety of lessons suitable for year 3 that you might like to use in addition to or instead of activities in this blog.
Today’s task is to continue with ‘George and the Dragon’. Have a look at the attached document and please work through the tasks again.
Today we would like you to practise comparing three digit numbers, as we did earlier in the year. This should be a recap of what we learnt in school earlier in Year 3.
Look at the document below (at the bottom of the blog) to remember what > and < symbols mean. Then complete as many of the mini tasks as you can. You could write your answers down or explain your answers to an adult. The mini tasks do get trickier the further through the document you go.
Then select an appropriate colour challenge to complete.
The Year 3 adults have been so impressed with all of your Romans projects. Well done!
To help us learn more information, today we would like you to use your comprehension skills to read a non-fiction text and then answer some questions all about the Romans.
We have provided three different levels – blue level, green level and white level – at the bottom of the blog. You only need to complete one level however please select an appropriate colour challenge for how confident you feel with reading tasks like this. (Remember: blue level – a bit of a challenge, green level – a trickier challenge, white level – even trickier challenge).
Green Challenge - For some reason, the information and the questions and answers are presented on two separate documents. Apologies about this.
We would like you to read the information about the Romans and then answer the questions, trying to write in a full sentence. You do not need to print the text or the questions, you could just write your answers down onto paper.
The answers are included on the final page so you can check your work when you have finished.
When you have completed the comprehension, you could write down three brand new facts that you have learnt about the Romans.
Alongside these tasks, please still keep up with the ongoing learning tasks below.
Reading - Our school policy of reading at least five times a week will continue. Please encourage your child to read something every day! They can read different text types - magazines, recipe books, instructions, food labels and anything that they will enjoy! They could read to themselves, to a sibling or another family member.
Spellings – Please use the spellings lists 1-9, 10-20 and 21-28 from the blog post added previously and work from where your child is. Encourage them to write the next set of spellings, perhaps in rainbow colours following the look, cover, write process. Also, it would benefit your child to write them in extended and interesting sentences to show understanding of their use and to ensure they can spell them confidently. Writing the words / sentences in joined up handwriting would also be beneficial. Please also revise random words from previous spelling lists alongside to ensure your child has retained their knowledge.
Times Tables – Ask your child to look back over their times tables in reading diaries and check they can recall the facts quickly and accurately. Then continue learning the next set of tables working through in this order - 10x, 5x, 2x, mix of previous 3 times tables facts, 3x, 4x, 8x, then mix of all the 6 times tables learnt so far. The final tables are tested in the order 9x 11x 6x 7x 12x, so please encourage your child to move on if they are ready to. A link to a useful online game to help with learning tables facts follows below. The children have used this game in school and enjoy the challenge of beating their own score.
P.E. – It is important to stay active so fitness expert Joe Wicks will be hosting a short PE session each weekday morning at 9am on his YouTube channel for children to join in with. https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1
We are also aware that families have a lot to juggle so please just do what you can. Remember, we are here to support you in any way we can. We are happy to be contacted to clarify anything with the learning tasks so please don't hesitate to ask.
We would love to see what your child has been doing. So, if you can, please send us some emails with their work attached or with some photographs of what they have done. If your child would like their work added to the Year 3 blog on the school website, please explicitly state this in your email to us as we cannot post any work without your permission. If you are unable to send it, don’t worry. Please just keep hold of the work for when we are back.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
Please look out for future blogs as we will be setting new learning tasks regularly.
Mr Crook, Mrs Coaten and Mrs Kenny.