Year 3 Home Learning

If parents or carers have any questions about the work set, please use the email address to contact your children's class teachers.

Miss Morley - Class07@holytrinity.bwmat.org

Mr Bowles - Class08@holytrinity.bwmat.org

Communication

It is very important that we can maintain a strong connection with all our children during this unusual period of time. Therefore, if you have any photos of activities and creations that you wish to share with us, please email these to the class email addresses and we will upload these photos onto our event pages on the school website.

Completing the work

The is no need to print any of the work that is set. All work can be written straight into your home learning books.

Update on home learning books

We know that some of you are coming towards the end of your Home Learning Book.  Currently, we are unable to offer another book for home learning; therefore, we are asking that you complete work on any paper that you may have.  If you have any difficulties in doing this, please email your class teacher and we will do our best to arrange something.

Useful Resources

Maths Calculation Support  

Useful Apps & Websites

Real PE - An email was sent about the login. If you have misplaced the login details, email the class email and we can send it to you again.

Real PE

Joe Wicks 'The Body Coach' will be running PE lessons on his Youtube channel on Monday to Friday at 9am. The link to the channel is below:

Joe Wicks' YouTube Channel

Below is a link for 'My Lighthouse' that we sing in Church Worship with Rev. Dan. 

My Lighthouse

During this uncertain time, if your child is worried about the coronavirus, attached is a story you could read with them to help them understand the situation.

Dave the Dog

Last term, we had Daniel England come into school to lead some worships. He has his own YouTube channel with some of the songs we sing in worship. The link is below.

Worship songs

Below is a link to advice for parents/carers if your child if feeling worried about COVID-19. It gives some ideas and strategies to help support your children through this difficult time.

COVID-19 Advice for Parents

If you are running out of books at home to read, below is a link to Oxford Owl. You can access a range of book for different ages so your children can still read whislt they are at home. 

Oxford Owl

The Oak National Academy is a Government-backed collection of online lessons and resources that was launched on 20th April, and the BBC have also launched a programme of daily online lessons on their Bitesize website.
While we will continue to provide daily tasks for the children to complete at home in line with what we would be covering in school, the lessons and resources available on both the Oak National Academy and BBC Bitesize websites might be useful if you would like additional activities to complete or to revise previously taught concepts:

Year 3 Oak National Academy

Year 3 BBC Bitesize

Head Start Learning Booklets

You can access these by following the web-link and entering in your email. These will provide a series of activities that will support home learning and further extensions.

Learning Booklets

Research Project

This research project is designed to fill gaps in your home learning. If a lesson doesn’t take as long one day or you would like to do some extra work, this document can give you some ideas. This task is optional and you can complete as little or as much as you like.

Research Project

Monday 6th July

Voyage Writing

In writing today, you will need to write about your time in year 3. You should aim to include a minimum of four paragraphs. As a suggestion, each paragraph could focus on a different subject.

The first paragraph - topics focusing on history (The Stone Age and The Romans).

The second paragraph - topics focusing on science (plants and forces).

The third paragraph - writing units (myths and legends and narratives)

The final paragraph - big events (Grandparent Mornings, Nativity and school trips).

As best you can, aim to include each of these targets in your writing:

  1. I can express time, place and cause using conjunctions, adverbs or prepositions.
  2. I can recognise if I need to use a or an.
  3. I group my ideas into simple paragraphs/sections using headings and sub headings where appropriate.
  4. I can use the present perfect form of verbs instead of the simple past.

Maths

This maths lesson is looking at comparing mass. We are going to look at what is heavier and lighter and order some mass measurements as well.

Complete the activity attached and complete the learning review at the end of the lesson.

Maths Activity

Maths Learning Review

Topic

Last week we looked at mountains in the UK. This lesson, we would like you to create a fact file/poster about mountains in the UK. You can include some mountain examples as well.

Below are some questions to help with your research:

  • What is a moutain?
  • What is the name of the mountain?
  • What is the height of the mountain?
  • What country is the mountain in?

Friday 3rd July

Spelling

Complete the PowerPoint. Then start your SACAWAC and complete this on a daily basis.

PowerPoint

SACAWAC

Reading

Read the text 'Strange Meeting'. As you read the text, you may want to write down some unfamiliar words. This will help you with part 2 of your review sheet. Remember to write a short summary about the text you have read.

Text

Review

Arithmetic

Start this lesson by warming up with your times table practice. Use 'Times Table Rockstars' or 'Hit the Button' (app) to practise your times tables. 

Complete the arithmetic review which is attached. Don't forget to use the four methods we have been practising: column addition, column subtraction, column multiplication and bus stop method.

Arithmetic Learning Review

RE

In RE today, you are exploring the story 'The Great River'. Start by going through the PowerPoint and then complete the review. As part of the review, you need to complete a storyboard. Make sure you include an image and few sentences for each section of the storyboard.

The Great River

Review

Thursday 2nd July

Literacy

In English today, you will writing the opening to your story. You have a detailed character and setting description as well as the story map. Therefore, you will need to bring all these ideas together and write an opening to your story. You should aim to write a minimum of three paragraphs. In these paragraphs remember to include the following:

  • An exciting opening sentence
  • Introduce the main character (personality, appearance, interests)
  • Introduce the setting (explore the senses: what can be seen, heard, felt by the character)

Extension: Tomorrow you will be writing your problem and solution. Explore and edit your story map and expand some of your ideas for the problem and the resolution.

Maths

Our new maths unit is mass and capacity. The lesson today is looking at measuring mass. Go through the powerpoint. Complete the activity attached. There is an optional second activity. Complete the learning review at the end of the lesson.

Maths PPT

Maths Activity

Maths Optional Activity

Maths Learning Review

French

In French today, you will be exploring position and direction. You will need to use the knowledge gained from your previous lessons on animals and everyday objects.

In your review, there are some incomplete sentences. You can use the vocabulary sheet to help complete the sentences - be sure to check the whole of the vocabulary sheet.

In the second part of your review, you will need to translate the sentences into French. If needed, use part one of the review and the vocabulary sheet to help you.

French Worksheet

Position Word Mat

Wednesday 1st July

Spelling

Please complete the spelling test below. The next set of spellings will be explored on Friday.

SACAWAC

Writing 

In writing today, you will need to make a story map. In your story map, you can make notes on the main character and setting you have previously created. You will then need to think about the problem, solution and ending to your story. There is a story path below. Each section of the path contains a series of questions that will you in forming your ideas.

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Story Map

Maths

We are now at the end of our unit on shape. As a recap of all the content we have covered, you will need to complete the end of unit review.

Maths End of Unit

PSHE

This lesson is about what your strengths and what you feel you are good at. Go through the powerpoint and use the strengths to help you complete the activity.

This lesson will help you for next week.

PSHE PPT

PSHE Activity

Tuesday 30th June

Writing

Last week in writing, we explored how to improve a setting description. Today you will be writing your own setting description. Below there is a checklist and some images of settings you may want to use. Please make sure you have included as many of the features on the checklist as possible.


If you are struggling to get started, brainstorm some ideas. Remember your senses. What can you see? What can you hear? What can you touch? What might you be able to smell? Note down some of these ideas and use them to help you when writing your setting description.

Word Mat

Checklist

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Maths

Today’s lesson is continuing 3D shapes. If you need to recap the 3D shapes powerpoint, please go back to Monday’s maths lesson. Today is identifying 3D shapes in different orientations. Complete activity 1 and 2. If you can’t print one of the activity 2 sheets, maybe you can have a go at drawing your own 3D shape net yourself. There is an optional greater depth activity. Complete the learning review at the end of the lesson.

Maths Activity 1

Maths Activity 2

Maths GD Activity

Maths GD Answers

Maths Learning Review

Topic

Start the lesson by reading through the powerpoint. Use the atlas attached to complete the learning review. The three tasks are explained on the learning review sheet.

Topic PPT

Topic Learning Review

Topic Atlas

Monday 29th June

Grammar

Please complete the review below. If you are unsure on any of the questions use the grammar support sheet to help you.

Question A - Write two simple sentences in your book. Underline or circle the subject and the verb in your sentences.

Question B - Write two compound sentences in your book. Underline the conjunctions you have used in your sentences.

Question C - Read the passage in your review and write down any conjunctions, adverbs or prepositions.

Questions D - Identify phrases from the perfect form

Examples include:

Present Perfect: I have finished my homework already.

Past Perfect: He had watched TV for an hour before dinner.

Future Perfect: Nancy will have finished by the time her parents return.

Question E - In the passage there are no inverted commas. Instead, write your own sentences that contains speech.

Review

Grammar Support Sheet

Maths

This maths lesson is looking at 3D shapes. Look through the powerpoint to remind you of the 3D shape names. Complete the activity attached and the optional greater depth activity.

Please note: There are two powerpoints. They are both the same but one is interactive and is not. If you can only access the PDF version, please use the 3D shape map to help you complete the quiz.

Maths PPT

Maths PPT as a PDF

3D shape map

Maths Activity

Maths GD Activity

Maths GD Answers

Topic

Last week we looked at rivers in the UK. This lesson, we would like you to choose three rivers from the UK and research some facts about them. This can be produced into a poster or a fact file.

Below are some questions to help with your research:

  • What is the name of the river?
  • How long is the river?
  • What county, town or city is the river in?
  • What sea does it flow into?

Friday 26th June

Spellings

Explore the new spelling PowerPoint. Complete your SACAWAC on a daily basis.

PowerPoint

Guided Reading

Read the text 'Sabryna and the River Spirit'. As you read the text, you may want to write down some unfamiliar words. This will help you with part 2 of your review sheet. Remember to write a short summary about the text you have read.

Text

Review

Maths

The lesson today is target maths. The focus of the target maths lesson is division. The review has a mixture of questions that can be completed mentally and using the bus stop method. There is an activity to complete before completing the review at the end of the lesson.

Maths Activity

Maths Learning Review

RE

In our previous RE lessons, we have explored how water is precious. Today we are continuing with this theme and we are going to explore the charity Water Aid. Some of you may have heard of this before. You will need to start the lesson by looking at the PowerPoint; you may want to make some notes about the charity. Once you have explored the PowerPoint you will need to research the charity Water Aid further. You can use the search engine https://www.kiddle.co/  to help you find some interesting facts. Write down these facts in bullet points.

Here are some questions to help you with your research:

What countries have Water Aid supported?

How have they supported these countries?

What things can we do to help Water Aid?

PowerPoint

Thursday 25th June

Writing

In writing today, we are exploring setting description. Start the lesson by reading ‘The Magic Blueberry Bush’, underline or copy all the phrases that explore the setting. What devices have they used? Have they used adjectives, alliteration or similes?

Your task today is to rewrite ‘The Magic Blueberry Bush’ but you need the description of the setting more exciting. You can do this by adding different features such as a list of three, noun phrases, alliteration and similes. There is a word mat to help you with some ideas.

Extension: Next week you will be creating your own setting. You can start to brainstorm some ideas. Where is it? What or who lives in your setting? What can you see? What can you hear? What is the weather like?

The Magic Blueberry Bush

Word Mat

Maths

For this lesson, we are continuing to look at 2D shapes. Complete Lesson 1 activity in your books. Activity 2 is optional. Complete the learning review at the end of the lesson.

Maths Activity 1

Maths Activity 2

Maths Learning Review

French

In French, we are exploring colours and pets. We have explored this before but as a recap please use the video below to help you. There is also a word mat to help you with the spelling.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=acvUtipaC5Y&safe=true 

Review

Word Mat Colours

Wednesday 24th June

Spelling Test

Please complete the spelling test. The next set of spellings will be explored on Friday.

SACAWAC

Writing

In writing today, you are going to be writing your own character description. 

In your description, you need to explore the following:

  • The character's appearance
  • The character's personality
  • The character's likes and dislikes
  • Hobbies and their job

Remember to make your writing interesting for the reader. Include noun phrases to describe and specify, alliteration and similes. To help you with this, there is a template and word mat below. 

Similes Word Mat

Template

Maths

This lesson is looking at 2D shapes. Look through the powerpoint to recap the names of the 2D shapes.

For the activity, we would like you to create a shape picture and label the shapes you have used. Below is an example.

Maths PPT

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PSHE

This lesson is about your dreams for yourselves, your families or for our world. Start by answering these questions verbally.

  • What are your dreams?
  • Who would you like to help?
  • What are you good at?
  • What do you love?
  • Who do you love?
  • If you had one wish, what would it be?

Complete the activity sheet and fill out six dreams for your future.

Below are some examples:

  • To become a doctor/nurse and help sick children
  • To have a garden and a dog
  • To find a cure for diseases.
  • To become a pro footballer

PSHE Activity

Tuesday 23rd June

Writing

Over the next couple of weeks, we are going to be exploring narratives. In today's lesson, we are exploring character descriptions. Start by reading the character descriptions. Select one of the character descriptions and write down the different phrases or words that have been used to describe the character. What words have they used? Have they used any alliteration or similes? 

Your next task is to edit one of the character descriptions. Start by editing the sentences to include examples of alliteration and similes to make the writing more interesting. 

Extension: To extend the character description. You could explore the character's personality, their appearance and/or their hobbies.

Character Description

Similes Word Mat

Maths

We are continuing to look at vertical, horizontal, parallel and perpendicular lines. For the activity, we would like you to find these line types in the capital letters of the alphabet. There is an optional greater depth activity to complete.

At the end of the lesson, complete the learning review.

Maths Activity

Greater Depth Questions

Greater Depth Answers

Maths Learning Review

Topic

For this lesson, you will need the picture of the atlas to help with your work. The atlas is attached separately. Go through the PPT first and then complete the activity. Label the seas around the UK and then label the 10 rivers. We would also like you to complete the second column of the table and say which sea the river flows into.

Topic PPT

Atlas

Topic Learning Review

Monday 22nd June

Voyage Writing

In writing today, you are going to write a recount about visiting the seaside during the season of summer. There are some images below to help you. You may want to start with a plan. In your plan think of a range of adjectives to describe the images below, remember to use your senses.


Try to include as many of these features as possible:


a. I can express time, place and cause using conjunctions, adverbs or prepositions.
b. I can recognise if I need to use a or an.
c. I group my ideas into simple paragraphs/sections using headings and sub headings where appropriate.
d. I can use the present perfect form of verbs instead of the simple past.
e. I can use inverted commas to show speech.

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Maths

This lesson is about vertical, horizontal, parallel and perpendicular lines. Go through the PPT to recap the line names. Complete the activity attached.

Maths PPT

Maths Activity

Topic

Read through the PPT about rivers. For the activity, draw your own river and label the three courses of the river and explain what each course is like.

Topic PPT

Topic Learning Review Slip

Friday 19th June

Spelling Lesson

Explore the spelling PowerPoint and complete the SACAWAC on a daily basis.

PowerPoint

Guided Reading

In reading today, we are exploring the story The Butterfly Lion. Start by reading Chapter 1. As you read the chapter, write down any unfamiliar words; these words can be used to help you with part 3 of your review. Remember to write a short summary of the chapter too.

Chapter 1

Review

Answers

Arithmetic

Start this lesson by warming up with your times table practice. Use 'Times Table Rockstars' or 'Hit the Button' (app) to practise your times tables. 

Complete the arithmetic review which is attached. Don't forget to use the four methods we have been practising: column addition, column subtraction, column multiplication and bus stop method.

Arithmetic Learning Review

RE

Start by exploring the PowerPoint on the River Ganges. Then look at the different images and explain how each of them shows something different. Write your ideas in your home learning book.

To help you with your ideas answer these questions:

What can you see?

What is happening in the image?

How does this show the River Ganges is special?

Does the image show someone praying? Bathing? Drinking? Washing away sins?

PowerPoint

Images

Thursday 18th June

Writing

Today in writing, you will need to use your plan to help write a diary entry as Little Red Riding Hood. There is a checklist below; this contains the features you should include in your diary entry.

If you started to write you diary entry as Little Red Riding Hood yesterday, your extension is to write a diary entry from the wolf’s perspective.

Check List

Maths

We are recapping acute, obtuse and right angles again this lesson. If you need to recap, you can look through yesterday’s powerpoint. The activity is attached, you have to identify the different angles in the picture. I have attached an example of a way of showing the angles with coloured pencils. You can complete it on the sheet or draw it out in your books.

An optional extension it to create your own picture and identify the different angles in your picture.

Complete the learning review at the end of the lesson.

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Maths Activity
Maths Learning Review

French

In French today, we are continuing to explore animals. Start by exploring the PowerPoint we used last lesson. Then move onto the review. There is a word mat below which will help you some of the animals. If you need support with the pronunciation of the words follow the YouTube clip here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_6nLkI5J6k

PowerPoint

PowerPoint as PDF

Review

Word Mat

Wednesday 17th June

Spellings

Complete your spelling test using the words below.

SACAWAC

Writing

In writing today, you are going to be planning a diary account as Little Red Riding Hood. If needed, start by rereading the story used yesterday. Then move onto the planning worksheet, there is a check list in the top right corner to help you. As an extension, you can start to write your diary account in your home learning book. 

Planning Sheet 

Maths

This lesson recaps right angles whilst being introduced to acute and obtuse angles. Go through the powerpoint attached. The activity is also attached – this can be completed on the sheet or drawn into your books. There is an optional extension to complete along with the answers.

Maths PPT

Maths Activity

Maths Greater Depth Questions

Maths Greater Depth Answers

PSHE

  • Think about the word ‘Team’.
  • What does it mean to you?
  • Think about a sport that you play out of school or in school (for example: football, netball, rounders)
  • What makes a good team?

Think about:

  • Qualities demonstrated by good teams
  • Skills needed by the team players.

Task: Use drawings and writing to explain your ideas of the above questions.

Tuesday 16th June

Writing

In writing this week, we are exploring the story of Little Red Riding Hood. To help you with the events of the story, today you will be rewriting the story using the three sentence types: simple, compound and complex. Start by reading the PowerPoint and if needed, use the story map to note down the key events. Then rewrite the story into your home learning book. Tomorrow you will be writing a diary account as one of the characters, so read the story carefully and begin to think about how the different characters might be feeling.

PowerPoint

Story Map

Maths

For maths today, we are going to look at angles in shapes, specifically right angles. Look through the powerpoint attached. Complete the activity attached – this can be completed on the sheet or drawn into your books. There is an optional extension to complete along with the answers.

Complete the learning review at the end of the lesson.

Maths PPT

Maths Activity

Maths Greater Depth Questions

Maths Greater Depth Answers

Maths Learning Review

Topic

Today we are continuing to look at human and physical features. Create a sketched picture which contains both human and physical features. Label the different features in your picture. For example, I could draw a beach and label the sea, sand, and cliffs as a physical features and label the beach huts and shops as the human features.

We’d love to see your pictures – please share them with us by sending them on the class emails at the top of this web page.

Monday 15th June

Spelling Lesson

On Friday, the wrong spellings were uploaded. Below is the correct spelling powerpoint and SACAWAC for this week. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Spelling PPT

Grammar

Please complete the review below. If you are unsure on any of the questions use the grammar support sheet to help you.

Question A - Write two simple sentences in your book. Underline or circle the subject and the verb in your sentences.

Question B - Write two compound sentences in your book. Underline the conjunctions you have used in your sentences.

Question C - Read the passage in your review and write down any conjunctions, adverbs or prepositions.

Questions D - Identify phrases from the perfect form

Examples include:

Present Perfect: I have finished my homework already.

Past Perfect: He had watched TV for an hour before dinner.

Future Perfect: Nancy will have finished by the time her parents return.

Question E - In the passage there are no inverted commas. Instead, write your own sentences that contains speech.

Review

Maths

This is the first lesson on shapes and angles. For today’s lesson, we are looking quarter turns. Go through the powerpoint attached which explore quarter turns. Complete activity 1, answers can be written straight into your books. Choose at least one maze from Activity 2 and give instructions for the robot to leave the maze.

There is an optional extension to complete along with the answers.

Maths PPT

Maths Activity 1

Maths Activity 2

Maths Greater Depth Questions

Topic

Today we are starting our new Geography unit. We are going to look at human and physical features. Look at the powerpoint attached. Use the powerpoint to complete the activity attached. An optional extension is on the review sheet.

Topic PPT

Topic Learning Review

Friday 12th June

Spelling Lesson

Complete the PowerPoint and move onto the SACAWAC. Remember to complete this on a daily basis.

PowerPoint

SACAWAC

Guided Reading

In guided reading today, we are exploring chapter 3 of The Mystery of the Missing Garden Gnome. Read the text and then continue onto the review.

Text

Guided Reading Reviw

Guided Reading Answers

Target Maths

The lesson today is target maths. The focus of the target maths lesson is division. The review has a mixture of questions that can be completed mentally and using the bus stop method. There is an activity of questions to complete to practise using the bus stop method. I have attached the method below as a recap. Complete the review at the end of the lesson.

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Maths Activity
Maths Learning Review

Art

Last week you sketched a drawing of a flower or a garden containing flowers. Today you will need to paint the sketch you created last lesson. If you do not have any paints available have a go at drawing a garden or flower in a different setting. This could be in a forest, woodland or in an area you have recently visited on a walk.

Art Images

Thursday 11th June

Literacy

In writing today, we are completing our work on simple, compound and complex sentences. If you need to, explore the PowerPoints from yesterday and Tuesday. Then move onto to complete the easier or harder review - you do not need to complete both worksheets.

Easier Review

Harder Review

Maths

We are now at the end of our unit on time. As a recap of all the content we have covered, you will need to complete the end of unit review.

Attached are the answers for the end of unit review.

Maths End of Unit Review

Maths End of Unit Answers

French

In French today, we are exploring pets. If possible, use the PowerPoint rather than the pdf version. There is a review sheet to complete too.

PowerPoint

PowerPoint as PDF

Review

Wednesday 10th June

Spelling Test

Complete the spelling test for this week. The SACAWAC is attached below. We will explore your new spellings on Friday.

SACAWAC

Writing

Today we are exploring complex sentences. Look at the PowerPoint and complete the tasks in your home learning book.

PowerPoint as PDF

PowerPoint

Maths

Today’s lesson is looking at timing in minutes and seconds and converting between minutes and seconds.

The first task is to take part in different activities and time yourself. Estimate how long you think it will take before timing yourself.

Then the second task is to convert between minutes and seconds in the table.

Complete the learning review attached at the end of the lesson.

Maths Activity

Maths Learning Review

PSHE

This lesson looks at what mental health is and what we can do to help our mental health. Read through the powerpoint attached. Create a mind map on different things we can do to improve our mental health.

Complete a colouring/mindfulness drawing. An example is attached.

PSHE PPT

Mindfulness Drawing Example

Tuesday 9th June

Writing

Today we are looking at compound sentences. Start by exploring the PowerPoint and complete the different tasks. These tasks can be written in your home learning book. Once you have completed the PowerPoint move onto the main activity. The main activity does not need to be printed. You can copy the sentences into your book using the appropriate conjunction to join the two main clauses (scroll to the bottom of the page).

PowerPoint

Main Activity

Maths

There is an activity to complete about the duration of times again today. Again, there are different levels to complete. Choose one level to complete in your books. Remember to use a number line to help with your workings out. Answers are at the end of the activity.

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At the end of the lesson, complete the review sheet which is also attached.

Maths Activity

Maths Learning Review

RE

We are looking at a new unit for RE – Hinduism. Go through PPT and explore the key beliefs of Hindus so you know a bit about the religion.

In the lesson today, we are going to look at cleansing. Cleansing is something we know as having a fresh start or a spring clean; to Hindus this can also mean washing us away of our sins and cleaning our soul.

For this lesson, we would like you to create a poster about what cleansing activities you could do in school and at home.

Examples:

  • To tidy and sort various areas in the school.
  • Tidy the classroom including draws, pencil pots and pouches.
  • Complete a litter pick around the local area.
  • Tidy your bedroom.

RE PPT

Monday 8th June

Grammar

In Voyage Writing today you need to write a story using the picture of the Magical Land as the setting. If needed, start by making a story map. A template for this is below. Try to include all the different features listed in the review. These are:

a. I can express time, place and cause using conjunctions, adverbs or prepositions.

b. I can recognise if I need to use a or an.

c. I group my ideas into simple paragraphs/sections using headings and sub headings where appropriate.

d. I can use the present perfect form of verbs instead of the simple past.

e. I can use inverted commas to show speech.

Writing Review

Story Map

Maths

This lesson looks at the duration of events. The activity sheet provided has a three levels. One star is the easiest and works up to three stars at the hardest level. We would like you to complete two levels of your choice. Use number lines to help with your workings.

Answers are at the end of each level on the worksheet.

Maths Activity

Topic

This is the final lesson on rocks. We would like you to create a mind map of everything you have learnt in this topic. You can include a range of pictures and words in your work.

The optional extension is to write an information types about the different rock types and how fossils are formed.

Topic Learning Review

Friday 5th June

Spelling Lesson

Explore the PowerPoint and then begin your SACAWAC. Remember to complete your SACAWAC on a daily basis. 

PowerPoint

 

Guided Reading

In reading today, you will need to read chapter 3 of Fantastic Mr Fox and then complete the review. Remember to include a summary of the text. You can start your summary by writing 'In this chapter...'. 

Chapter 3

Review

Answers

Arithmetic

Start this lesson by warming up with your times table practice. Use 'Times Table Rockstars' or 'Hit the Button' (app) to practise your times tables. 

Complete the arithmetic review which is attached. Don't forget to use the four methods we have been practising: column addition, column subtraction, column multiplication and bus stop method.

Arithmetic Learning Review

Art

In art we are continuing to explore Vincent Van Gough. For today's lesson, start by looking at the pictures Vincent Van Gough drew and painted of the different flowers. Today you need to sketch your own flowers. The flowers you draw could be taken from your garden or home, if this is not possible, look some up online. Next lesson you will be painting your sketch. 

Art Images

Thursday 4th June

Writing

In writing today, you are going to rewriting a diary account. Please read one of the diary accounts below - there are three to choose from. You will then need to edit the key features of the diary account and rewrite this into your home learning book. The features you edit could include the subjects and the adjectives that have been used to describe and specify. For example, in Diary Account A rewrite the account to explore getting a different pet. There is a word mat to help you think of different adjectives.

Diary Entries

Learning Review

Word Mat

Maths

This lesson is looking converting times between analogue and digital clocks whilst using the 24-hour clock. A PowerPoint is attached which explains the 24-hour clock.

Complete the activities attached before completing the review at the end of the lesson.

Maths PPT

Maths Activity 1

Maths Activity 2

Maths Learning Review

French

In French this week we are going to focus on numbers 20 - 30. Please explore the web-link first and then move onto the review. There is an easier and a harder review to choose from.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrGt6eNydP8

Easier Review

Harder Review

Wednesday 3rd June

Spelling Test

Complete the spelling test. The spellings are below.

Spellings

Writing

Using all the skills you learnt last lesson, read the diary extract in the review. In your home learning book note down all the features you can see. For example, if you see a sentence in the diary account that is written in the past tense copy the sentence into your home learning book. If you are struggling to remember the features go back to the PowerPoint we used yesterday.

Once you have noted down all the different features, use the check list to see if you have missed any features. If you have missed any features, recheck the diary account.

Extension (optional): Explain why it is important the a diary contains each of the features in the checklist. 

Learning Review

Checklist

Maths

This lesson is looking at converting times between analogue and digital clocks. Attached is a PowerPoint which explains how to do that.

Complete the activities attached.

Maths PPT

Maths Activity 1

Maths Activity 2

PSHE

Over the last few weeks, we have been looking at what a balanced lifestyle and a balanced lifestyle is.

For today’s lesson, we would like you to create your own balance meal using a range of food types. You might want to include some of your favourite foods. You can use the activity sheet provided or show it in your own way.

Extension (optional): To create a healthy three-course meal.

PSHE Optional Template

Tuesday 2nd June

Writing

In writing, we are exploring diary accounts. Today we are going to be exploring the features of a diary. First explore the PowerPoint below. Then look at the diary accounts, there are three to choose from (Diary A is the shortest and Diary C is the longest). In your home learning book write down all the different features you can see in the diary account. There is a checklist to help you. 

PowerPoint

Diary Accounts

Checklist

Maths

This lesson is looking at AM and PM and what this means in relation to time. Go through the PPT attached which explains what AM and PM is.

Complete the activity attached before completing the learning review at the end of the lesson.

Maths PPT

Maths Activity

Maths Learning Review

RE

This is the final lesson of this unit. We would like to start off this lesson by thinking about the feelings the disciples felt during Easter Week and how they felt when Jesus went up to heaven. They probably felt a range of emotions, such as:

  • Scared
  • Anxious
  • Nervous
  • Uncertain
  • Worried

We would like you to think, when have you felt these emotions? What/who gives us courage or comfort about these worries?

Complete the learning review attached. There is an optional extension on the learning review.

RE Learning Review

Monday 1st June

Welcome back to the second half of the summer term. We hope you had a lovely half term.

Grammar

Please complete the review below. If you are unsure on any of the questions use the grammar support sheet to help you.

Question A - Write two simple sentences in your book. Underline or circle the subject and the verb in your sentences.

Question B - Write two compound sentences in your book. Underline the conjunctions you have used in your sentences.

Question C - Read the passage in your review and write down any conjunctions, adverbs or prepositions.

Questions D - Identify phrases from the perfect form

Examples include:

Present Perfect: I have finished my homework already.

Past Perfect: He had watched TV for an hour before dinner.

Future Perfect: Nancy will have finished by the time her parents return.

Question E - In the passage there are no inverted commas. Instead, write your own sentences that contains speech.

Review

Maths

Before half term, you recapped telling the time to 5 minute intervals.

This lesson is looking at telling time to the nearest minute. Use the three steps below to help remind you how to tell the time.

  1. Is the minute hand on the ‘past’ or ‘to’ side of the clock.
  2. Start from the 12 and count how many minutes are ‘past’ or ‘to’ o’clock.
  3. What is the hour hand just past or coming up to.

Look at my examples to help you.

Maths_Activity_Example.PNG

Complete the activities before completing the learning review the end of the lesson.

Maths Activity 1

Maths Activity 2

Maths Learning Review

Topic

This lesson is looking at soil formation. We would like you to create a poster, piece of writing or a leaflet about soil formation and the different stages.

Attached is a PowerPoint to look at.

There is an optional task to create your own compost – a PowerPoint is attached to show the steps to make your own compost.

Topic PPT

Topic Learning Review

Topic Optional Task

Half Term

We will not be setting home learning tasks for half term. Below there are series of science experiments. These experiments are optional and therefore you can complete as many or as few as you like.

If you would like to send photos of the experiments, please use the class email addresses.

Have a lovely half term!

Miss Morley and Mr Bowles

Half Term Activities

Friday 22nd May

Spelling

Attached is this week's spelling PowerPoint and SACAWAC. Go through the PowerPoint first and then practise your spellings. Don't forget to practise your spellings every day.

Spelling Week 6 PPT

Week 6 SACAWAC

Guided Reading

Attached is the reading for this week's Guided Reading. Start by reading the text, then write 3 or 4 sentences about what you know from these two pages. 

Attached are the questions to answer about the text.

Guided Reading Text

Guided Reading Learning Review

Target Maths

The lesson today is target maths. The focus of the target maths lesson is multiplication. There is a main activity to complete before completing the review at the end of the lesson.

Target Maths Activity and Extension

Target Maths Learning Review

Art

This lesson this week is look at blend and mixing colours. You can using colouring pencils, felt tips, pastels or paint. You choose what is best for you.

We would like you to complete the blank colour wheel. We have attached an example for you to look at. If you are using paint, you can have a go at mixing. If you are using colouring pencils, you’ll have to carefully shade over the colours to create a blended effect.

Art Learning Review

Art Colour Wheel example

Thursday 21st May

Writing

For this lesson, we would like you to base your writing around the images ‘The Woods’ from https://www.pobble365.com/the-woods 

Imagine yourself in the woods. Can you use your senses to describe what it is like to be in the woods?

What sounds could you hear in the woods?

Are the sights and sounds of the woods different at different times of day?

Be as imaginative as you can.

Challenge: Can you use all three sentences types in your writing? (Simple, compound and complex sentences).

Maths

This lesson we are also recapping telling the time to 5 minute intervals on an analogue clock. Use the PowerPoint to help with your understanding.

Complete the two activities attached.

Maths PPT

Maths Activity 1

Maths Activity 2

French

This lesson is recapping numbers in French.

Attached is a PowerPoint to look at and recap French numbers. Complete the worksheet attached.

When you have finished, maybe you could play French bingo with your family?

French PPT

French Activity

Wednesday 20th May

Spelling Test

Please ask an adult to test you on your spellings for this week. Attached is this week’s SACAWAC below:

Week 5 SACAWAC

Writing

Yesterday you wrote your letter aiming to persuade Mr Beauford to make some changes to our school grounds.

Today’s lesson is focussing on the polishing of your work. If you can, use a different coloured pen (don’t worry if you don’t have a purple pen).

Use the check list below help you make your changes:

  • Does it make sense?
  • Do you have full stops and capital letters?
  • Can you add in any description?
  • Check your spellings.
  • Do you need to add in any more information?

Once you’ve polished, you could copy up your work neater by adding in the changes you have made.

Maths

This lesson is recapping telling the time on an analogue clock. We know that time is a tricky thing to learn.

We are going to recap o’clock, half past, quarter to and quarter past.

If you can, make these times on a clock in your house before completing the activities.

  • 5 o’clock
  • 6 o’clock
  • Half past 3
  • Half past 2
  • Quarter past 9
  • Quarter past 1
  • Quarter to 2
  • Quarter to 12

Complete the two activties attached.

Maths Activity 1

Maths Activity 2

PSHE

For this lesson we are going to look at the different things we need to have in order to have a balanced lifestyle. Particularly at the moment, it’s important to look after yourselves.

Create a poster, piece of writing or drawing to show what it’s like to have a balanced lifestyle. Think about:

  • Diet – food and drink
  • Exercise
  • Sleep

Tuesday 19th May

Writing

On Thursday you planned your letter aiming to persuade Mr Beauford to make some changes to our school grounds.

Today, you are going to write the letter. Don’t forget to include the features we have learnt for letter writing.

Don’t worry if you don’t finish it all today. Tomorrow is the polishing lesson so you can make some finishing touches then.

Maths

Start this lesson by answering the questions below:

  • How many seconds are there in a minute?
  • How many days are there in a week?
  • How many hours are there in a day?
  • Challenge: Can you work out how many hours there are in one week?

Complete the activity attached (the questions get harder as you go down so get as far as you can) before completing the learning review at the end of the lesson.

Maths Activity

Maths Learning Review

RE

Over the last few lessons you have been learning about Pentecost. Pentecost is the festival when Christians celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit. It is regarded as the birthday of the Christian church.

For this lesson we would like you to research what the Christians do to celebrate the church’s birthday. You can write a paragraph, present it in a poster or present it however you like.

If you can’t research, you can create a piece of work about what you think Christians would do to celebrate the church’s birthday.

Monday 18th May

Grammar

For this grammar lesson, we are going to look at prefixes. The prefixes we are focussing on are super-, auto- and anti-.

Go through the PowerPoint and complete the activities on the slides. Complete the prefix pairs activity attached  (answers are on the second page) before completing the learning review.

Optional extension: Write a mini story including the prefixes super-, auto- and anti-.

Grammar PPT

Grammar Prefix Pairs Activity

Grammar Learning Review

Maths

For maths, we are starting a new unit – Time. For this lesson, you are going to learn how many days are in a month, year and leap year.

Start by answering these questions below:

  • How many days are in a year?
  • What is a leap year?
  • How many days are in a leap year?

Complete the activity and optional extension which is attached before completing the learning review at the end of the lesson. The 2020 calendar will be needed for the activity and extension.

Maths Activity

Maths Extension

2020 Calendar for the activity

Maths Learning Review

Topic

This topic looks at a famous palaeontologist called Mary Anning. Attached is a PowerPoint which explains who she is and what she did in the past.

Task: Write a diary entry as Mary Anning discovering a fossil.

  • How did you discover it?
  • What did you have to do?
  • How did it make you feel?

Mary Anning PPT

Topic Learning Review

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