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Year 3 (Peacocks and Swallows)

Morning Year 3,

 

I hope everyone had a lovely weekend and is looking forward to another week of fabulous learning. We are looking forward to seeing everyone back in school soon. If you are at home then please use the  information on our class page to help you learn at home.

 

Have a lovely week,

 

Miss Mc Greevy and Miss Pearson.

Home Learning WB 19.04.21

Morning Tasks

Phonics Spelling Sheet

Home Learning WB 29.03.21

Morning Tasks

Phonics Spelling List

Home Learning WB 22.03.21

Phonics Spelling List

Home Learning WB 15.03.21

Online Learning Friday 5th March 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 8 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then use the information from the chapter to answer the authorial voice questions.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to express characters’ feelings through body language.

 

Maths is the video https://vimeo.com/506146810  followed by the worksheet. There will be an extra meeting at 11am for anyone who would like support with this. The answers will be gone through in the 1pm afternoon meeting for feedback.

 

For phonics the children will have their spelling test in one of their meetings.

 

In history the children will be shown the slides in their 1pm afternoon meeting. They will be thinking about what life was like for Ancient Egyptians.

 

In music the children will complete Step 2 of The Dragon Song on Charanga, using the password in their class notebook on MS Teams. Charanga link: https://charanga.com/yumu/login

 

In French the children will begin to identify classroom items.

Online Learning Thursday 4th March 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 8 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then use the information from the chapter to answer inferene questions.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to use direct speech.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/506146737 followed by the worksheet questions. There will be a meeting at 11am on the mathematics channel to go through the slides and worksheet.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then completing the activity.

 

It is World Book Day today so the afternoon will be spent completing fun book activities!

Online Learning Tuesday 2nd March 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 8 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then summarise the chapter using the structure provided.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to understand and use figurative language.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/505647236  followed by the worksheet questions. There will be a meeting at 11am on the mathematics channel to go through the slides and worksheet.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then completing the activity.

 

The science slides will be shared in the afternoon meeting at 1pm. We are thinking about what food groups make up a healthy, balanced diet.

 

In computing the children will follow instructions to code an animation at https://coding.discoveryeducation.co.uk/?locale=en-gb

Online Learning Monday 1st March 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 8 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then complete the vocabulary questions based on their understanding and clues from the text.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to use different types of openers to make sentences more interesting and exciting.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/504918866 followed by the worksheet questions. For extra help, join the meeting on the maths channel of MS Teams at 11am.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then completing the activity.

 

For RE the children will be talked through the powerpoint in the 1pm afternoon meeting, thinking about how Mary would have felt during the events of Holy Week.

 

In PE the children will stay fit and healthy by practising sport using video examples.

Online Learning Friday 26th February 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 7 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then use the information from the chapter to answer inference questions.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to write a news report.

 

Maths is a weekly skills sheet, recapping year 3 curriculum objectives. There will be an extra meeting at 11am for anyone who would like support with this. The answers will be gone through in the 1pm afternoon meeting for feedback.

 

For phonics the children will have their spelling test in one of their meetings.

 

In DT the children will be shown the slides in their 1pm afternoon meeting. They will be researching Egyptian shadufs.

 

In music the children will complete Step 1 of The Dragon Song on Charanga, using the password in their class notebook on MS Teams. Charanga link: https://charanga.com/yumu/login

 

In French the children will begin to understand French classroom instructions.

Online Learning Thursday 25th February 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

For whole class reading, children will be answering retrieval questions based on chapter 7 of ‘Tilly and the Time Machine’.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to write a diary entry as either Cindy or Ron, thinking about their thoughts and feelings.

 

Maths is the video at https://vimeo.com/504467081. There will be an extra meeting at 11am for anyone who would like support with this. The answers are provided below for the children to self-mark their work, and they will be discussed in the afternoon meeting at 1pm.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then completing the spelling activity.

 

For history the slides will be gone through in the afternoon meeting at 1pm. The children will order events of the Ancient Egyptian period to create a timeline.

 

The RE slides will also be talked through in the 1pm meeting. We are starting the topic of ‘Holy Week’ and the children will consider the events of Palm Sunday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

Online Learning Wednesday 23rd February 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 7 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then use the frame provided to summarise the information from the chapter.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to story map the kidnapped text.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/504466031 followed by the worksheet questions. There is a meeting at 11am for any children that would like support with this.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week followed by the activity.

 

For Wellbeing Wednesday, have time away from the screen for the afternoon. It is important to look after our health and wellbeing, especially in lockdown. Have a look at some of the activity suggestions on the sheet.

Online Learning Tuesday 23rd February 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 7 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then answer the vocabulary questions.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to identify the features of a narrative.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/503131096 followed by the worksheet questions. There will be a meeting at 11am on the mathematics channel to go through the slides and worksheet.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then completing the activity.

 

The science slides will be shared in the afternoon meeting at 1pm. We are thinking about what food groups make up a healthy, balanced diet.

 

In PSHE we are thinking about how to stay healthy by exercising.

Online Learning Friday 11th February 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 6 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then use the information from the chapter to answer prediction questions.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to use a and and correctly.

 

Maths is the video https://vimeo.com/502338566 followed by the worksheet. There will be an extra meeting at 11am for anyone who would like support with this. The answers will be gone through in the 1pm afternoon meeting for feedback.

 

For phonics the children will have their spelling test in one of their meetings.

 

In art the children will be shown the slides in their afternoon meeting. They will be finishing off and evaluating their reliefs.

 

In music the children will complete Step 5 and 6 of Three Little Birds on Charanga, using the password in their class notebook on MS Teams.

 

In French the children will create their own French playground game using the numbers they know.

Online Learning Thursday 11 February 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading use the images to answer inference questions.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to use the present perfect tense.

 

Maths is the video at https://vimeo.com/502337848. There will be an extra meeting at 11am for anyone who would like support with this. The answers will be gone through in the 1pm afternoon meeting for feedback.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then completing the spelling activity.

 

In geography the slides will be gone through in the afternoon meeting at 1pm. The children will complete a fact file comparing the River Thames to the River Nile.

 

In computing the children will complete the ‘space maze’ lesson at https://coding.discoveryeducation.co.uk/block/learn?locale=en-gb#conditional-events-selection-5e5d0d04570d8d36569ddfd5

Online Learning Wednesday 10th February 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 5 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then use the information from the chapter to answer retrieval questions.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to edit your explanation text and turn it into one complete, finished piece of work by joining the paragraphs together.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/500378019 followed by the worksheet questions on finding amounts in pence.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week followed by the activity.

 

For Wellbeing Wednesday, have time away from the screen for the afternoon. It is important to look after our health and wellbeing, especially in lockdown. Have a look at some of the activity suggestions on the sheet.

Online Learning Tuesday 9th February 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 6 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then summarise the chapter thinking about the key information and events to include.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am, as will feedback from yesterday’s lesson. The task is to write the final part of an explanation text.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/500379996 followed by the worksheet questions. There will be a meeting at 11am on the mathematics channel to go through the slides and worksheet.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then completing the activity.

 

The science slides will be shared in the afternoon meeting at 1pm. We are thinking about how shadows work.

 

In PSHE we are thinking about the learning process and how we can improve our learning.

Online Learning Monday 8th February 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 6 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then complete the vocabulary questions based on their understanding and clues from the text.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to write the second part of an explanation text. Feedback from Friday’s English lesson will also be talked through.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/500377891 followed by the worksheet questions. We will go through the answers in the afternoon meeting at 1pm. For extra help, join the meeting on the maths channel of MS Teams at 11am.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then completing the activity.

 

For RE the children will be talked through the powerpoint in the afternoon meeting, then think about different ways that Christians say sorry.

 

In PE the children will continue their basketball skills using the video examples.

Online Learning Friday 5th February 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 5 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then use the information from the chapter to answer prediction questions.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to write the first part of an explanation text.

 

Maths is the video https://vimeo.com/499227948 followed by the worksheet. There will be an extra meeting at 11am for anyone who would like support with this. The answers will be gone through in the 1pm afternoon meeting for feedback.

 

For phonics the children will have their spelling test in one of their meetings.

 

In art the children will be shown the slides in their afternoon meeting. They will be adding colour to their relief tiles.

 

In music the children will complete Step 4 of Three Little Birds on Charanga, using the password in their class notebook on MS Teams.

 

In French the children will practise reading French numbers.

Online Learning Thursday 4th February 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading use the images to answer inference questions.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to use conjunctions to expand ideas.

 

Maths is the video at https://vimeo.com/498297373. There will be an extra meeting at 11am for anyone who would like support with this. The answers will be gone through in the 1pm afternoon meeting for feedback.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then completing the spelling activity.

 

In geography the slides will be gone through in the afternoon meeting at 1pm, looking at the importance of the Nile flooding for Ancient Egypt.

 

In computing the children will complete the ‘traffic lights’ lesson at https://online.espresso.co.uk/espresso/login/Authn/UserPassword

Online Learning Wednesday 3rd February 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 5 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then use the information from the chapter to answer retrieval questions.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to gather ideas around a topic.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/498286318 followed by the worksheet questions on finding amounts in pence.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week followed by the activity.

 

For Wellbeing Wednesday, have time away from the screen for the afternoon. It is important to look after our health and wellbeing, especially in lockdown. Have a look at some of the activity suggestions on the sheet.

Online Learning Tuesday 2nd February 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 5 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then summarise the chapter thinking about the key information and events to include.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to use images to story map the ‘how does a clock work’ model text.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/497942634 followed by the worksheet questions. There will be a meeting at 11am on the mathematics channel to go through the slides and worksheet.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then completing the activity.

 

The science slides will be shared in the afternoon meeting at 1pm. We are thinking about how we can keep safe in the sun.

 

In PSHE we are thinking about Children’s Mental Health Week and how we can overcome challenges.

Online Learning Monday 1st February 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 5 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then complete the vocabulary questions based on their understanding and clues from the text.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is identify the features of a paragraph.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/497345587 followed by the worksheet questions. We will go through the answers in the afternoon meeting at 1pm. For extra help, join the meeting on the maths channel of MS Teams at 11am.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then completing the activity.

 

For RE the children will be talked through the powerpoint in the afternoon meeting, then create a newspaper article explaining what happens in the story of ‘The Fall’ from Genesis 3.

 

In PE the children will continue their basketball skills using the video examples.

Friday 29th January 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 4 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then use the information from the chapter to answer prediction questions.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to write the rest of your explanation text.

 

Maths is assertive mentoring. There will be an extra meeting at 11am for anyone who would like support with this. The answers will be gone through in the 1pm afternoon meeting for feedback.

 

For phonics the children will have their spelling test in one of their meetings.

 

In art the children will be shown the slides in their afternoon meeting. They will talk about how to create a clay/paper tile then have a go at making theirs.

 

In music the children will complete Step 3 of Three Little Birds on Charanga, using the password in their class notebook on MS Teams.

 

In French the children will learn how to say how old they are.

Online Learning Thursday 28th January 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 4 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then use the information from the chapter to answer inference questions.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to write the opening section of your toaster explanation text.

 

Maths is the video at https://vimeo.com/497344241. There will be an extra meeting at 11am for anyone who would like support with this. The answers will be gone through in the 1pm afternoon meeting for feedback.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then completing the spelling activity.

 

In geography the slides will be gone through in the afternoon meeting at 1pm, looking at the features of the River Thames.

 

In computing the children will complete the ‘Alien space race’ lesson at https://online.espresso.co.uk/espresso/login/Authn/UserPassword

Online Learning Wednesday 27th January 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 4 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then use the information from the chapter to answer retrieval questions.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to box up the text to brainstorm language ideas.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/497343674 followed by the worksheet questions on finding amounts in pence.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week.

 

For Wellbeing Wednesday, have time away from the screen for the afternoon. It is important to look after our health and wellbeing, especially in lockdown. Have a look at some of the activity suggestions on the sheet. In school we’ll be doing some mindfulness colouring, art and crafts, yoga and reading.

Online Learning Tuesday 26th January 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 4 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then summarise the chapter thinking about the key information and events to include.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to use time connectives in our work.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/496812718 followed by the worksheet questions.  

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then looking at the meaning of words.

 

The science slides will be shared in the afternoon meeting at 1pm. We are thinking about how reflective materials can help to keep us safe.

 

In religion we are focusing on the story of Adam and Eve and ‘The Fall’. We will be able to recall the story and answer questions about it. 

Online Learning Monday 25th January 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 4 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then complete the vocabulary questions based on their understanding and clues from the text.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is story map the Until I Met Dudley text.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/494127943 followed by the worksheet questions. We will go through the answers in the afternoon meeting at 1pm.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then completing the activity.

 

For PSHE the children will be talked through the powerpoint in the afternoon meeting, then complete the sheet afterwards.

 

In PE the children will continue their basketball skills using the video examples.

Online Learning Friday 22nd January 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 3 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then use the information from the chapter to answer prediction questions.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to use causal language.

 

Maths is assertive mentoring. There will be an extra meeting at 11am for anyone who would like support with this. The answers will be gone through in the 1pm afternoon meeting for feedback.

 

For phonics the children will have their spelling test in one of their meetings.

 

In art the children will be shown the slides in their afternoon meeting. They will talk about how colours were created in Ancient Egypt and then practise colour mixing for their Egyptian artwork.

 

In music the children will look at the composer of the week slides and also complete Step 2 of Three Little Birds on Charanga, using the password in their class notebook on MS Teams.

Online Learning Thursday 21st January 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 3 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then use the information from the chapter to answer inference questions.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to use generalisers to make general statements.

 

Maths is solving division problems. There will be an extra meeting at 11am for anyone who would like support with this. The answers will be gone through in the 1pm afternoon meeting for feedback.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then looking at the meaning of words.

 

In geography the slides will be gone through in the afternoon meeting at 1pm, looking at landmarks in Egypt. There is then a map task looking at grid references.

 

In French there are some websites for practising numbers from 1-20.

Online Learning Wednesday 20th January

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 3 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then use the information from the chapter to answer retrieval questions.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to identify technical vocabulary in an explanation text.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/494126561 followed by the worksheet questions on dividing 2 digit numbers by 1 digit.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then looking at the meaning of words.

 

In science the children will be talked through the powerpoint in the 1pm meeting. They will then complete a sheet thinking about mirrors and their uses for safety.

Online learning Tuesday 18th January 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 3 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then summarise the chapter thinking about the key information and events to include.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to use formal and informal language.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/489845622 followed by the worksheet questions on dividing 2 digit numbers by 1 digit.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then looking at the meaning of words.

 

In computing the children are continuing on from last week, coding an animation to achieve a certain outcome. 

 

In Religion we are focusing on the creation story, thinking about how it affects the world we live in today. 

 

Online Learning Monday 18th January 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 3 of Tilly and the Time Machine. They will then complete the vocabulary questions based on their understanding and clues from the text.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The task is to identify features of an explanation text.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/489844871 followed by the worksheet questions. We will go through the answers in the afternoon meeting at 1pm.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then completing the activity.

 

For PSHE the children will be talked through the powerpoint in the afternoon meeting, then complete the sheet afterwards.

 

In PE the children will continue their basketball skills using the video examples.

Online Learning Friday 15th January 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Spelling test during the morning call at 9am.

 

Whole class reading of chapter 2 to recap their knowledge. They will then complete the authorial voice questions based on their understanding and clues from the text.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The sheet asks the children to explain situations with evidence.

 

Maths is the assertive mentoring sheet. We will go through the answers in the afternoon meeting at 1pm.

  

For art the children will be talked through the powerpoint in the afternoon meeting, then complete the art task on paper afterwords.

 

In music the children will work through the powerpoint slides for composer of the week, then use their charanga login (in their class notebook) to complete step one of the unit ‘Three Little Birds’.

Online Learning Thursday 14th January 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 2 to recap their knowledge. They will then complete the inference questions based on their understanding and clues from the text.

 

The English slides will be talked through during the morning meeting at 9am. The sheet asks a range of questions about prepositions for time, cause and place.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/466583700 followed by the worksheet questions. We will go through the answers in the afternoon meeting at 1pm.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then using the activity provided to practise adding suffixes to words.

 

For geography the children will be talked through the powerpoint in the afternoon meeting, then complete the sheet afterwards. It involves a research task about the Thames and Nile environments.

 

In French the children will work through the powerpoint slides then complete the task.

Online Learning Wednesday 13th January 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 2 to recap their knowledge. They will then complete the retrieval questions using the information from the chapter.

 

We will go through the English powerpoint in the 9am MS Teams meeting. The children will then complete a sorting and ordering task for the explanation text, and a short comprehension. 

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/466581257 followed by the worksheet questions.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then using the activity provided to practise adding suffixes to words.

 

In the 1pm afternoon meeting we will go through the science slides. The children can then complete the task provided.

Online learning Tuesday 12th January 2021

Children have the following activities:

 

Whole class reading of chapter 2 to recap their knowledge. They will then summarise the paragraph using the format on the reading task sheet.

 

In English the children can work through the the work modeled in the ppt slides and then complete the English activity task.

 

Maths is the white rose video link https://vimeo.com/457790310   followed by the worksheet questions.

 

For phonics the children are practising their spellings for this week and then using the activity provided to practise adding suffixes to words.

 

There is a step by step guide provide for children to log into their computing lesson. They may need support from an adult to login for the first time.

 

In religion children work through the ppt slides explaining discussing different ideas for religion. They then complete the task provided.

 

 

WB 7th December- homework this week will be assigned on teams.

Science Sheets

History Sheets

DT Sheets

Science

Religious Education

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