Thursday 16th July Year 3

Well we’ve made it to the end, this is the last day of the school year! The last day for you to be in Year 3! When you return in September you’ll be in Year 4. Please give me a wave and say hello. I will miss you all, but I know you’ll work hard and do well in Year 4.

So for the last time there is some work on Purple Mash! There is the last chapter of the story, “The Ice Cream Villain” to read and answer questions on. Then there is a book review to write and some maths on comparing and ordering numbers over 1000.

On BBC Bitesize there is some maths on bar charts and for English you can create a comic strip of the first moon landing. In addition,  there is a dance lesson based on Alice in Wonderland.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zmyxxyc/year-3-and-p4-lessons

Remember the commonwealth games mascot competition that I put up yesterday. You’ve got until the end of the month to enter. Well done and thank you for all your hard work during the lock down. Happy holidays, have fun and enjoy the summer.

Wednesday 15th July Year 3

Good morning everyone. I hope Purple mash has been working well for you all, I’ve had a few problems, but it seems to be alright again now.

Today there is chapter 6 of “The Ice Cream Villain” to read and answer questions on. Tara and Guy were chased by the Secret Service. What kind of skills would people need to work in the Secret Service? Create a poster to encourage people to join the service. For maths there is a quiz on fraction equivalence.

Commonwealth Games (Birmingham2022) Mascot competition

You might like to enter the Mascot competition  for the commonwealth games . www.birmingham2022.com/mascot

Design your own mascot, which could go on to become the official icon of the Games.If you go to the website above you’ll find lots of ideas to get you started. Good luck.

On BBC BItesize there is some maths on pictograms and the English is creative writing. Have fun today.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zmyxxyc/year-3-and-p4-lessons

Tuesday 14th July Year 3

Good morning Year 3. Today on Purple Mash there is chapter 5 of our story, ” The Ice Cream Villain” to read and answer questions on. Once you’ve read the chapter try to predict what will happen next in the story. Use what you know about the characters and what has happened so far to help you write your prediction. For maths there are some word problems to try, estimate the most sensible answer for the problem.

On BBC Bitesize there is some maths on adding and subtracting capacity. In English you can learn  how to write instructions and there is some PE on the key ways your body moves.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zmyxxyc/year-3-and-p4-lessons

Have a good day.

Monday 13th July Year 3

Well done for all your hard work during this lock down, we’ve made it to the last week of the year! The summer holidays start on Friday-hooray!  It has been a very strange time, but things are gradually returning to some normality. It will be lovely to see you all again in September and Mr Whyte is looking forward to teaching you all.

So for today there is chapter 4 of “The Ice Cream Villain” to read and answer questions on. Afterwards, I want you to pretend that you witnessed the Ice Cream Villain chase and fire the ice cream at Tara and Guy. Write a police witness statement describing what you saw. There is some maths on 2 digit addition.

On BBC Bitesize the maths is comparing capacity in litres and millilitres. The English is on newspaper reports and revising the features of newspapers. In addition, there is some science on exploring the features of light and reflections.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zmyxxyc/year-3-and-p4-lessons

Have a magic Monday.

Friday 10th July Year 3

It’s Friday again. On Purple mash there is chapter 3 of “The Ice Cream Villain” to read and answer questions on. After that, I would like you to think about what your dream job would be. Write a diary entry about your day. For maths I have set Funky platform, use the calculation platforms to reach the target number.

On BBC Bitesize there are some maths challenges to try and some English on learning how to summarise and write about Sir Chris Hoy.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zmyxxyc/year-3-and-p4-lessons

Have a good day and lovely weekend.

Thursday 9th July Year 3

Hello Year 3. I loved your ice cream menus from yesterday, thank you for all your hard work and wonderful ideas.

Today we will continue reading our new story,” The Ice Cream Villain” followed by questions after. Then I would like you to write a newspaper report on the strange ways Natasha Wolfhound has been using to sell ice cream. For maths I’ve set sequence snake, you can choose your own level.

On BBC Bitesize the maths is measuring capacity and the English is a revision of identifying nouns, verbs, adverbs and adjectives.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zmyxxyc/year-3-and-p4-lessons

Have a lovely day, keep going with your spellings and times tables.

Wednesday 8th July Year 3

Good morning Year 3. Well done for all your hard work so far this week. Thank you for the book reviews on “Alien Hotel”, they were brilliant, lots of you really enjoyed the story. Today you might like to design your own book cover for “Alien Hotel”. You could send me a picture of your design on Dojo.

There is a new story to read today called “The Ice Cream Villain”. After, there are some questions to answer and then you can design your own ice cream menu for your ice cream van! You could do a poster showing some of your ideas too. For maths I’ve set Monster multiplication.

On BBC Bitesize there is some maths on adding and subtracting mass, an English task on using alliteration in newspaper headlines and a drama lesson on using movement and expression to play a character.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zmyxxyc/year-3-and-p4-lessons

Have a good day.

Tuesday 7th July Year 3

Good morning Year 3 there is a new spelling list on Spelling Shed for you. It is a revision list of some of the spellings you’ve learned during the year. Here is the list:

teacher, scheme, history, mention, bawl, crescent, eighteen, regular, disable, mane.

On Purple mash there is the final chapter of our story, “Alien Hotel” to read and answer questions on. After that I would like you to write a book review on the story. Then put yourself in the role of Kyle Norton as he travels through space, show his thoughts and character in a speech bubble. For maths there is a division task.

On BBC Bitesize there is some maths on comparing mass and some English on features of newspaper reports. In addition, you can learn about pop art and printing techniques.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zmyxxyc/year-3-and-p4-lessons

Have a lovely day.

Monday 6th July Year 3

Good morning Year 3, I hope you all had a good weekend. Today on Purple Mash we will continue with our exciting story, “Alien Hotel”. Read chapter 6 and answer the questions. After that I want you to compare the characters of Moomoo and Mr Blazz. Make a list of words and phrases to describe each character. Then I want you to put yourself in the role of Sally Miton dancing at the party. Show her thoughts and character in a speech bubble. For maths I have set Bond Bubbles.

On BBC Bitesize there is some maths on measuring mass in grams and kilograms. In English you can learn about subordinating conjunctions. There is also a music activity about how to make music using objects in the home!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zmyxxyc/year-3-and-p4-lessons

Have fun today.

Friday 3rd July Year 3

Happy Friday everyone! I must apologise for the missing chapter of our story yesterday. I thought I had put it on Purple mash but I had put the questions twice and missed out the story! Silly me! Good job you’re keeping me on my toes! It should be there now.

So today there is chapter 5 of “Alien Hotel” to read and answer questions on. Then I would like you to write a postcard from Kazoom. You’ve seen how alien life is different to Earth. Write a postcard to your parents. Write about your journey to the planet, the aliens and the fantastic sights you’ve seen.

For maths there are some missing number equations.

On BBC  Bitesize there are some maths challenges to tackle and a story called “Agents of the Wild: Operation Honey pot.” There is also a Design and Technology task on material properties.

Have fun today and a lovely weekend.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zmyxxyc/year-3-and-p4-lessons