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Welcome to Year 3!

Shrewsbury Class - Miss Jarrett

Eaton Class - Miss Punter

Hilton Class - Miss Jones

 

Teaching Assistants - Miss Dakin, Mrs Elwen, Mrs Pedley, Miss Robinson, Mrs Cooling and Mrs Walker (Forest School)

        Spring Term      

Please check the website daily to complete your lessons. We look forward to hearing all about the learning that you have enjoyed! Most of the sheets are printable for you to complete or alternatively you could complete your work in your orange book or a piece of paper. Please let us know if you need any support resourcing or accessing the learning. 

                  

 

 Please see below for Google Classroom Meets this week:

Day Time Slots Purpose
Monday 8:40, 9:20 or 10am A session to say 'Hello!' and explain the week's learning.
Tuesday 2:15 - 3:15pm A session with an English activity to help you with your Whole School Write. You can also ask any questions that you may have.

Wednesday

 

 

Wednesday

9:30am

 

 

2:15 - 3:15pm

A session just for enjoyment! A chance to see your peers and teachers.

 

A session with a Maths activity to keep your Maths skills sharp! You can also ask any questions that you may have.

Thursday 2:15 - 3:15pm A session with a Reading activity for us to enjoy different stories.
Friday 8:40, 9:20 or 10am A session to review the week's learning and celebrate success. We will also be launching the Whole School Writing Challenge.

 

Monday 22nd February

Please stop by school to collect your next Home Learning Pack. This includes a new book and it’s matching work booklet, a writing pack for the writing lessons and a new handwriting and whiteboard pen. Your child will require these in order to complete the next two week's learning.

Maths

Today you will be subtracting money. Please watch the taught video on White Rose Hub 'Subtracting Money' and complete the worksheet.

Please click here for the answer sheet.

TTRock Stars - Complete at least 1 sound check and 1 studio game and spend 10/15 minutes practising your times tables.

Numbots - Spend 10/15 minutes practising your number skills.

English

When we arrive back at school altogether, we are hoping to start our topic on North and South America. To prepare you for this, we would like you to complete a research project on a country from both North and South America. You could do this as a double page spread in your books, on a plain piece of paper or make a booklet.

In your project, you could include the following things:

- Which continent is the country in? (North or South America)

- What is the population? (How many people live there?)

- What language do they speak?

- Do you they have any traditional foods, music or clothing?

- What is education like in this country?

- What are their houses like?

- What is the weather like in this country?

Make it bright and colourful with eye-catching images, whilst remembering to show PRIDE in your presentation and handwriting! We would love to see what you come up with on Twitter, Google Classroom stream or the school email. 

Reading

Our new book is going to be The Iron Man by Ted Hughes. Books are sometimes published with lots of different front covers. Can you design your own front cover for the book? You could do this on some plain paper or in your book. Here are some front covers that have already been published for The Iron Man.

 

 

Tuesday 23rd February

Maths

Today you will be giving change. Please watch the taught video on White Rose Hub 'Give Change' and complete the worksheet.

Please click here for the answer sheet.

TTRock Stars - Complete at least 1 sound check and 1 studio game and spend 10/15 minutes practising your times tables.

Numbots - Spend 10/15 minutes practising your number skills.

English

Our new writing topic for the next two weeks will be all about The Stone Trolls. Can you find out some background knowledge about trolls? Create a poster displaying what you have found out. Remember, different countries have different stories and tales about trolls so there may be more than one type of troll! Maybe you could draw the trolls that you have learnt about. 

Spelling Frame - Complete a test and play the games for between 20-30 minutes.

Lexia - Follow the link or use the app if using an iPad or phone. Please complete Lexia for 20 minutes.

Reading

 We would like you to create Iron Man art. You can be as creative as you like with this using paints, pastels, colouring pencils or even materials and papers! You could even make a model of the Iron Man using recycled boxes and tin foil. Here are some pictures to inspire you...

 

 

Wednesday 24th February

Maths

This is the end of our Money unit- hooray! Please complete the post-assessment and send this back (scanned or a picture) to info@riddings-jun.derbyshire.sch.uk so that we can then offer feedback on your child's learning. Try to complete this independently just as we would in school. Good luck!

Answers to the post-assessment (for grown-ups only... no peeking Year 3!)

TTRock Stars - Complete at least 1 sound check and 1 studio game and spend 10/15 minutes practising your times tables.

Numbots - Spend 10/15 minutes practising your number skills.

English 

 The Stone Trolls - Lesson 1

Activity:

Firstly, read through the background information to the story. Then, read and enjoy 'The Stone Troll' story. As you read both, you might want to highlight key information or write some notes into your book or a piece of paper. 

The Stone Trolls - Lesson 2

Activity:

Re-read 'The Stone Trolls' and repair the vocabulary breakdowns. Use the text or a dictionary to help you work out what each word means. 

 

Spelling Frame - Complete a test and play the games for between 20-30 minutes.

Lexia - Follow the link or use the app if using an iPad or phone. Please complete Lexia for 20 minutes.

Reading 

 

This week, you are going to explore a new text called 'The Iron Man' by Ted Hughes. Some of you may have read the book before or even watched the film. The book and the film are very different! You will need to have picked up your copy of the book and the booklet from school before you start this work.

The Iron Man - Lesson 1

Activity:

Look at the front cover on the book. Have you got any questions or 'I wonders' about the book based on this? Document your ideas around the front cover in your booklet. 

Read the blurb of the book - can you make a prediction about what is going to happen based on the blurb? Write this in the space provided in your booklet.

Once you have finished both of these activities, you can read Chapter 1! You can listen to Miss Jones read it below and follow along with your own book too.

  

 

Thursday 25th February

Maths

Today you will be making tally charts. Please watch the taught video on White Rose Hub 'make tally charts' and complete the worksheet.

Please click here for the answer sheet.

TTRock Stars - Complete at least 1 sound check and 1 studio game and spend 10/15 minutes practising your times tables.

Numbots - Spend 10/15 minutes practising your number skills.

English

The Stone Trolls - Lesson 3

Activity:

Today we would like you to reflect on the story tells us the parts you enjoyed, surprised about and what the story reminded you of. Answer the questions in your booklet - you can always re-read the text to help you. 

The Stone Trolls - Lesson 4

Activity:

Today, you will be completing a reading quiz based on the text. You will need to think like a detective to answer the inference questions - this will include scanning through the text and highlighting the information you need.

Spelling Frame - Complete a test and play the games for between 20-30 minutes.

Lexia - Follow the link or use the app if using an iPad or phone. Please complete Lexia for 20 minutes.

 

Reading 

 

The Iron Man - Lesson 2

Activity:

 Read the passage from Chapter 1 of The Iron Man. Can you highlight the capital letters in green, the commas in orange and the full stops in red?

Remember, capital letters are usually at the start of the sentence or at the beginning of a proper noun. Full stops are usually at the end of a sentence. Commas are usually used to separate items in a list or to separate clauses in a sentence.

  

Drumming 

Click here for your weekly DRUMMING lesson with Gareth! 

PE:

PE day! Make your way over the the PE at Home page on the school website. Here you will find a series of videos and activities that will give your eyes a rest from the computer screen and get you up off the sofa. 

  

 Friday 26th February

Maths

Today you will be drawing pictograms using 2s, 5s and 100s. Please watch the taught video on White Rose Hub 'draw pictograms' and complete the worksheet.

Please click here for the answer sheet.

Friday FiveAssess your understanding of the week's learning by completing these 5 questions. If you found an area of this week's learning tricky, perhaps go back to that lesson and work through the video again.

TTRock Stars - Complete at least 1 sound check and 1 studio game and spend 10/15 minutes practising your times tables.

Numbots - Spend 10/15 minutes practising your number skills.

English

 The Stone Trolls - Lesson 5

Activity:

Today, you are going to be investigating the vocabulary used in The Stone Trolls. Have a look at the words underlined in the passage. All but one of the words underlined are the same word class (nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives etc.), can you work out which is the odd one out? Why is it the odd one out? 

Once you have found the odd one out and explained why it is, what is the job of the other words? Why do we use these words in our writing?

Spelling Frame - Complete a test and play the games for between 20-30 minutes.

Lexia - Follow the link or use the app if using an iPad or phone. Please complete Lexia for 20 minutes.

 

Whole School Writing Challenge 

We are really looking forward to this week's writing as the picture links to one of our favourite friendly Bears! Please click here for last week's feedback sheet and this week's picture and resources to help you.

Whole School Writing Challenge

Please remember to complete your writing showing PRIDE and send your work back to us.

 

Reading 

 

The Iron Man - Lesson 3

 Read Chapter 2 of The Iron Man. You can listen to Miss Jones read the chapter below and follow along with your book if you would like. 

 

Activity:

Read the passage from Chapter 2 and highlight the adverbs the author has used. Remember, an adverb describes a verb. 

You can watch this BBC Bitesize video to help you if you need a reminder!

 

 

 

 

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Hilton - @HiltonRjs

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