Today’s learning 24/05/21

Handwriting

Spend some time practicing your handwriting today and making sure you are joining those letters correctly!

English

Today we started writing our stories called ‘Something Fishy’. Here is the link to the story clip to watch.

https://www.literacyshed.com/something-fishy.html

Can you imagine you are there and describe the launderette and the glowing washing machine?

Reading

We read more of the Wind in the Willows today. You can download today’s reading sheets below.

Homework 24/5/21 – 28/5/21

Hello Year 3,

Here is your homework for the week.

English: This week we are looking at homophones: words that sound similar but are spelt differently.

Some children have been given different spellings than these, they need to check them in their seesaw account. We have posted their spellings there for them and have told them!

Please remember to read every night and fill in your reading record. Don’t forget to put it on seesaw! 🙂

Maths: Please continue to work on your target times table.

Don’t forget you can use these websites:

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

https://www.timestables.co.uk/

For those of you who like to download the homework, please find the documents attached below.

When you have done some homework take a photo and post on seesaw. You should have the seesaw code in your reading record.

Homework must be completed before Friday morning!

Mrs Dubey and Mrs Phelps

Homework – 17/5/21

Hello Year 3,

Here is your homework for the week.

English: This week we are looking at homophones: words that sound similar but are spelt differently.

Some children have been given different spellings than these, they need to check them in their seesaw account. We have posted their spellings there for them and have told them!

Please remember to read every night and fill in your reading record. Don’t forget to put it on seesaw! 🙂

Maths: Please continue to work on your target times table.

Don’t forget you can use these websites:

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

https://www.timestables.co.uk/

For those of you who like to download the homework, please find the documents attached below.

When you have done some homework take a photo and post on seesaw. You should have the seesaw code in your reading record.

Homework must be completed before Friday morning!

Mrs Dubey and Mrs Phelps

Today’s adapted learning – 14/5/21

English: Children continued working on writing their persuasive sentences using the subordinating conjunctions (because, when, if that). They were given the sentence starters and children had to finish them off. Have a go at completing them.

Maths: In maths, children continued their work of counting in fractions, focusing on counting in halves.

Today’s adapted learning – 13/5/21

English: Children had a go at completing the sentences about why they should not do homework. Sentence stems were given and children had to use one of the subordinating conjunctions they have been learning (because, when, if, that) and complete the sentence.

Examples:

  1. I think that we should not do homework ____________________________

2. Why should we do homework _______________________________________

Have a go at finishing these two and making up some of your own!

Maths: Children learnt to count in fraction. The focus today was counting in halves. They were given number lines starting at different numbers and they had to continue counting in halves and completing it.

Click on the following link to learn more about it. After that, have a go at some of the questions underneath.

Counting in Halves | Fractions for Year Two | Counting in Fractions – YouTube

Today’s learning – 11/5/21

English: We learnt about using question marks correctly. We focused on rhetorical questions which the children will be using in their persuasive writing.

They were given a topic where the children had to persuade the teacher that they deserve a longer play time. Children had to come up with their rhetorical questions. Have a go at writing some of your own!

Maths: In maths, children used cuisenaire rods to explore equivalent fractions.

We used the rods and established that 1/2 is equivalent to 2/4 and 4/8.

Adapted learning

English: Some children were learning about subordinating conjunctions. The conjunctions we focused on were because, that, if and when. They had a go at completing these activities.

Maths: Children had a go at finding 3/4 of an amount. They tried the following questions.

Homework 10/5/21 – 14/5/21

Hello Year 3, here is your homework for the week.

English: This week we are looking at words with ‘ay’ sound spelt ‘ei’, ‘eigh’ or ‘ey’. The last three words are from year 3 & 4 spelling list.

Some children have been given different spellings than these, they need to check them in their seesaw account. We have posted their spellings there for them and have told them!

Please remember to read every night and fill in your reading record. Don’t forget to put it on seesaw! 🙂

Maths: Please continue to work on your target times table.

Don’t forget you can use these websites:

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

https://www.timestables.co.uk/

For those of you who like to download the homework, please find the documents attached below.

When you have done some homework take a photo and post on seesaw. You should have the seesaw code in your reading record.

Homework must be completed before Friday morning!

Mrs Dubey and Mrs Phelps

Today’s learning – 7/4/21

It was ‘Number day’ at school today, so we spent the morning doing some fun filled maths activities. The activites were based on a book called 365 penguins. Here are some of them for you to try:

Activity 2: Problem solving

In the 2nd half of the session, the children did some money activities.

Today’s learning – 6/5/21

English: In English we worked on using conjunctions to express cause. The conjunctions we used were because, which, when, after, before, then. Children had to come up with the sentences to persuade the teacher why they shouldn’t do homework. To get them started, they were given sentence fragments and they had to choose the correct conjunction and complete the sentence. Below are some examples. Have a go at making your own sentences.

Maths: In maths, children had a go at doing a skills test, also known as mathletics. Have a go at doing these questions.

Adapted Learning:

English: Some children learnt using the subordinating conjunctions to join sentences. Click on the link below to learn more about them.

What are subordinating conjunctions? – BBC Bitesize

Maths: Some children practised finding 3/4 of an amount. Have a go at answering these questions.