Year 3 Home Learning
Welcome to the Year 3 Home Learning Page!
Work for Reading, English and Maths will be uploaded on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. You can also find activities for Topic, RE, Science, PE, Art, PSHE and Collective Worship under the Other Subjects tab, which will be updated weekly. You can do these in any order during the week, but you may also want to follow our school timetable. Other activities and websites can be found under the Free Online Resources tab.
Year 3, I am so proud of you all! Please try your best with your work, but don't stress! Spend time playing, reading, drawing, cooking, talking to your family and resting!
If you want to send me your work, have prayer requests, or any questions at all, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
See you all soon!
It is now the Easter Holidays! Well done for all your hard work over the past few weeks. I have put an Easter project for you to do over the holidays, as well as some RE work that you could complete during Holy Week. I will also put up some activities for if you get bored! Please also continue reading and practising your times tables and spellings.
Even though it is the Easter Holidays, we will still have our class Zoom call on Mondays. I will also be calling you all on the phone on Thursdays. Continue to email me if you have any questions.
Well done Year 3!
This is a Geography project for the children to complete. It can either be done in exercise books, or on the computer. On our first Zoom call next term (20th April), we will share our work with each other.
Helpful websites for the project:
Here is some work that we would have completed at school during RE week. You may want to complete the work on each day of Holy Week:
Reading and Spelling
Remember, you can get e-books and audio books for free online - look at the links in the free online resources tab.
For spelling, I would like you to look at the Year 3 and 4 Spelling List. You can find the words on the spelling frame website - Rules 25-27 under Year 3 and 4:
Here are some Easter Activities that you could try if you get bored!
- Easter Times Tables Mosaics
- Easter Recipes
- Easter Maths Mystery Game
- Spring Craft Ideas
- Easter Spelling Mosaics
- Easter Egg Colouring Pages
Monday 30th March
I hope you have had a lovely weekend, and are ready for another week of online school! I have put Reading, English and Maths work below, and a new set of activities under the Other Subjects tab.
I am really looking forward to seeing you this afternoon for a Zoom call at 2.00 pm! School has texted or emailed your parents the link. If there are any problems getting on, please email me.
Reading and English
Start by reading or listening to Chapter 3 of Dick Whittington. Then, answer the Thinking Caps questions in your exercise book.
After that, have a go at the writing task - describing Mr Fitzwarren's kitchen. There is a checklist for you to self-assess your work when you have finished.
You may want to use these sound effects to help you with your writing:
Reading and English Sapphire Group:
If you want to have a go at the Dick Whittington work, please do! Otherwise, you can try the activities below:
Todays Maths is looking at tenths. You can start by watching example video (Week 1 Lesson 3, Tenths):
Then, complete the work for your group:
If you finish, have a go at the challenge:
If you have any questions at all, please email me.
I am so looking forward to seeing you (on screen) this afternoon!
Wednesday 1st April
Reading and English
For Reading today, I would like you to read Chapter 4 of Dick Whittington, and then answer the Building Blocks Questions. Use the video below to help you remember how to use speech marks.
For writing, please write a prediction of what will happen next in the story. More instructions are on the sheet.
If you would like to try the work above, please do! Otherwise, you can start by reading Nog in the Fog:
Then, complete the spelling and writing activities:
Today we are learning how to count in tenths. Watch the video below to help you (Week 1 Lesson 4, Blue Group Week 1 Lesson 3).
Then, try these questions:
If you finish quickly, try the challenge:
Friday 3rd April
Reading and English
For Reading today, please read Chapter 5 and 6 of Dick Whittington, and then find the meaning for the vocabulary words.
For Writing, we are doing a Free Write! Please use the inspiration picture and questions to write a story, description, instructions or an information text.
Today we are looking at how to show tenths as decimals. Watch the video below (Week 1 Lesson 5, Blue Group Week 1 Lesson 4).
Then, try the questions for your group:
I have created a new answer tab, where you can find answers to Maths and Reading work for the past two weeks.
I will be phoning each of you today, to say hello, and to see how you are getting on with your work, and if you have any questions. I'm looking forward to hearing from you!
Monday 24th March
Good Morning and Happy Monday!
Welcome to Online learning!
For Maths, I would like you to have a go at these addition equations. When you are finished, you can have a go at the extension!
Please read the first chapter of this ebook. We will answer some questions on this later in the week.
Use the picture above as inspiration for a free write!
Wednesday 28th March
I hope you are all well! Today I have uploaded some Reading, English, Maths and RE work. I have also made a section called Other Subjects, which has ideas for Topic, RE, Science, PSHE, Art, PE and Collective Worship. You may want to follow our school timetable, but you can also do these in any order during the week.
If you want me to see your work, have prayer requests, or if you have any questions at all, please email me at email@example.com.
See you soon!
Reading and English
For our Reading and Writing today, we are going to continue to look at the story of Dick Whittington. You can read and listen to the story online by clicking the button. After, answer the text and talk questions for reading, and then have a go at writing a character description for Dick.
Today I would like you to try these addition equations, using carrying. You can draw place value counters to work them out, or use column addition. If you finish, you can try the challenge!
Our RE topic is looking at the story of Easter. Today, I would like you to remind yourself of the story. Then, retell the story, either through writing it down, drawing or telling the story to someone!
You can also use the pictures of the Easter Story found in your Home Learning Pack
Friday 27th March
For Reading today, I would like you to read Chapter 2 of Dick Whittington, and then answer the Word Detectives Questions.
Once you have read Chapter 2, have a go at writing a letter as if you were Dick Whittington. I have given you an example paragraph for ideas, but please don't copy! Try to add in expanded noun phrases (adjective, adjective noun) and alliteration.
Today we are going to be revising unit and non-unit fractions. There is an example video which you can watch to help you:
Then, complete the work for your group:
Complete the Challenge if you have time:
When you have finished your Maths and English, have a look at the Other Subjects Tab, which has activities for you to try for this week.
Please do send any finished work to my email - I would love to see it!
Joe Wicks is doing PE every morning at 9am https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1
You might also want to have a go at some yoga
If you would like, I have made a playlist of all the songs we sing during collective worship at school. You can find the link on our home learning page.
I have found a great Bible devotional on having courage during the coronavirus : https://douglastalks.com/be-brave-and-be-wise/
I will be praying for all of you over the week! If there is anything in particular you would like me to pray for, please email.
Portuguese and Spanish Resources
Bookflix: E-books in Spanish
World Stories: E-books in Spanish
Free Online Resources
FREE online resources
In light if the current Coronavirus outbreak, many places are offering free resources to help children, parents and schools with home learning. See a collection below.
Home Learning Packs
Twinkl are offering parents free access to resources - register and use the code CVDTWINKLHELPS
Classroom Secrets have added a free learning pack for each year group.
BBC Bitesize has games and videos for all subjects. Go to the KS2 section of the site.
Audible: Free audio books available to stream. Spanish books also available!
Oxford Owl: Lots of e-books available for all levels.
Storyline Online: Lots of picture books read aloud by actors.
Scholastic Magazine: Some very interesting non-Fiction articles.
Grammaropolis: Some fun grammar and punctuation videos.
Once Upon a Picture: Pictures and questions to inspire your writing.
Spelling Frame: Lists and games for all the Year 3 and 4 spelling rules.
Phonics Play: Phonics Play has made all their games free. Use if your child is still practising phonics.
TT Rockstars for practising your times tables - 3s, 4s and 8s.
Topmarks Maths has lots of maths games to practise key skills.
White Rose is offering home learning packs, with clear example videos.
Sumdog Sumdog’s games engage children in personalised maths, spelling and grammar practice.
Jr Brainpop has lots of videos and quizzes, particularly for Science.
Virtual Museums allows you to explore museums all over the world!
The Jubilee Centre has activities to do at home which link with our PSHE learning.
Topic and Science Youtube Playlists: Videos on our History, Geography and Science learning.
Mr Donn's Vikings: Lots of information for Topic research!
DK Find Out is a brilliant website for any research you might want to do!
PE With Joe Wicks: Every week day at 9.00