Hello Year 3 and welcome to Week 8!
Welcome to a new week of learning and a new week of amazing activities to try! We are so impressed by the work that is being sent in to us and we want you to keep trying your absolute best! You have made us all so very proud and you all deserve lots and lots of gem cards! Check out the short video messages from us this week to see what we have been up to and who are our superstars for the week!
Don't forget to please send us any of your work that you complete to our email addresses, and please make sure you are logging onto Reading Eggs and Times Table Rockstars and completing the activities!
If you have any questions or queries, please do email us as we will be able to respond and provide assistance for the activities we have set!
Here are some messages from some familiar faces!
We are moving onto a new topic this week in Maths which is Multiplication and Division. We will be recapping our recall and understanding of the 3,4 and 8 times tables! For each day you will find a Varied Fluency sheet and a Problem Solving and Reasoning sheet. These sheets are differentiated so you do not need to complete all of them. Just select one Varied fluency and one problem solving and reasoning for each day.
To help you choose what sheet your child needs here is a guide to what each level means:
A red star sheet= developing (challenge level is easier)
A blue star sheet= expected (this is the level we are expecting in Year 3)
A gold star sheet= greater depth (mastery level and this is challenging)
Each day you can use the White Rose Maths link to find the corresponding video. This gives you examples of the questions and helps to explain what you need to do. To find the video, follow the link provided and then look for the video which has the same title as your worksheet.
There are also Oak Academy videos to watch which is also to help support your child. Example questions have also been put together on a weekly copy of the PowerPoint slides to practice before completing the 2 sheets for each day.
For this week we will be learning all about Persuasive Letters! You will be learning what a persuasive argument is, forming some arguments about school uniforms and even write a letter to Mrs Eaglen about whether or not you think school uniforms should be banned! You will find lots of resources and videos to help you! We can't want to see your perfectly presented persuasive letters!
You will also find a SPaG activity and relevant PowerPoint Slides. These sheets are similar to Maths where you have a varied fluency and application and reasoning. These are differentiated so you need to select which level you want to try for varied fluency and Application and Reasoning!
On the 4th of March it is World Book Day! Whilst we should have been celebrating this under normal circumstances, we thought it would be a good idea to share a few resources and links so that you can celebrate from home! You might choose a fantastic audiobook to listen to before bed, create a new reading den (part of our home learning!) or even draw illustrations from your favourite books!
You might even want to dress up as your favourite book character! If you have any pictures of your World Book Day celebrations please send them to our emails!
Reading Eggs are running a World Book Day competition which you can also take part in! This is an optional competition! For those children in KS2 who are using Reading Eggspress, you can still enter but you will have to click on Reading Eggs. There is a link below which explains how to enter and how to create your story! he competition opens today and ends on Thursday, World Book Day, at 10pm so all stories need to be written and saved by then! Get entering!
Each week we will set 2 different reading comprehension challenges for you to complete at home. Spend 10-15 minutes reading the text and then answer the questions. Read what the question is asking you are try your very best!
We have also included a new series where famous celebrities read an extract from their favourite children's book! We will include a new episode each week to listen to!
After reading through the story of the Last Supper, create a storyboard to retell the story. Decide on the 8 key parts of the story and put them in the correct order. Draw a detailed picture of each part and then write a sentence describing each part of the story!
This week we are going to be looking at the different parts of a flower! Draw a picture of a flower and label the different parts. Describe the functions of the different parts of the flower in full sentences. You can use the help sheet but try and write your own explanations!
Challenge: Can you cut and stick the parts of the plant in the correct place to create your own flower?
Slough Council has asked Year 3 to design a new modern form of transport. You need to draw a picture of your transport and answer the questions in full sentences describing how your mode of transport is powered, what key features does it have and who would be able to use it.
Read about the transport history in Slough and look at some pictures to help you design your own mode of transport!
Now that you have researched many famous bridges from across the world and it’s your turn to design a brilliant bridge of your own! To start with read through the information of the types of bridges provided and this will help and inspire you! Draw and label how you’re planning to make your bridge! Then fill out the list of equipment needed and answer some questions!
At SMFR for PSHE we use the SCARF programme. To incorporate PSHE within your remote learning, the SCARF programme have created units that cover key concepts and outcomes within SCARF’s half-termly units and these activities are to encourage children to think and reflect. These focus on positive themes and developed specifically to help build positive relationships in the home. These activities do not necessarily require lots of resources and their purpose are to promote discussion and provide safe PSHE activities to all children.
Your Task: Produce an eye catching poster suitable for children to campaign and help spread awareness of good hygiene practice. Remember, young children probably won’t like to read lots of information so writing should be minimal and instead use a catchy slogan! Use the examples of help you!
French: WALT: To say and write our name, age and when our birthday is
Complete the sentences to practice saying what your name is, how old are you and when your birthday is! Complete the self-portrait part of the all about me card and then fill out the table to find out your family members birthdays!
WALT: to explore musical riffs by listening to, performing and composing musical patterns
Learn all about musical riffs through this Oak Academy lesson and have a go at practicing musical patterns with this fun video!
Now you have had a chance to practice coding over the last half term, we would like you to produce a poster that informs children about what coding is and why they should have a go at it! Use lots of pictures, texts and useful tips that you have learnt!
Sport England Join the Movement - https://www.sportengland.org/jointhemovement?section=get_active_at_home#withthekids-9888 Lots of suggestions for families to try at home.
BBC Supermovers KS1 & 2 - https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers
Topsportsability - https://www.youthsporttrust.org/top-sportsability To support and engage young people with SEND. To sign up for free follow the link above and when asked for County Code, please use YSTINCLUSION5.
Also check out some really useful KS1 resources for Health & Well Being https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/schools/resources/our-healthy-year-calendar-reception-ks1?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=jan21_c4l_edcoms_subscriber_&utm_content=receptionandks1
Plus some curriculum-linked activity sheets for PE, PA, Healthy eating & Well being too https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/schools/topics/our-healthy-year/resources?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=jan21_c4l_edcoms_subscriber&utm_content=activitysheets