Year 3

Work For School Closure

Websites

Your child has been given a workbook and each week, all teachers will set 4 pieces of English, 4 pieces of Maths and non-core subject activities to be completed in this workbook.

The book also has all the logins and information you need to help your child and keep them entertained.

Here is a list of some of the websites that you can use during this time. There is a comprehensive list in your workbook. Educational Websites

Purple Mash

Education City

Classroom Secrets Kids

Seesaw

ttrockstars

Topmarks for Maths

Summer Term 1 Week 5 - 18.05.2020 - 22.05.2020

Hello, year 3! Mrs Stevens and I have uploaded your work for the week. There are some new activities on the Weekly Planner which I think are very exciting! Make sure you are sticking to your work as it is lovely to see all the work you are sending in!

Keep it up and stay safe!

Weekly Timetable: Weekly-Timetable-18.5.2020

English

Task 1

Complete the SPaG task below by following the link. Have a go at the questions (you might want to write your answers in your Home Workbooks). Once you have done the questions, click the ‘Mark Scheme’ tab to mark your work.

https://feiokov.exampro.net/

Task 2

Comprehension

Another Greek Myth this week. You may have heard of the monster Medusa but do you know how she became that ugly? Read on. I have also made a video of me reading the text too to help you.

Greek Myth Medusa-and-Athena-text

Video

Comprehension – Athena and Medusa Mrs Murphy’s Group

Comprehension – Athena and Medusa Mrs Stevens’s Group

Comprehension – Dangerous Dinosaurs Kyle

Task 3

Features of a Playscript PowerPoint: Features of a Playscript

Here are some ideas for your movie:

  • Super Hero- create your own superhero with their own special powers
  • Fantasy- you’ve discovered a magical world (like Harry Potter etc)
  • A character is trapped in your favourite computer game- like Roblox
  • A character wakes up and becomes a princess/prince- you could create your own Disney Princess/prince

Be as creative as you like!

Think about some ideas like characters, where they are, what they are doing and write them down so that you are ready to write your playscript.

Task 4

Extended Writing: Playscript

Open the document below, you will find the steps to success of playscript and you should aim to include them all in yours! Read through the beginning of my scene and then have a go at writing your own. Have fun!

Playscript Shared Write

Maths

Task 1

See timetable for instructions.

PowerPoint: Identify properties of shapes

Worksheet: Worksheet 1- Shape Properties

Whizz Kids: Recognise and Describe 2D Shapes

Task 2

We are going to be looking at measuring mass in the next couple of weeks – that’s how heavy things are. The first job is to look at how to read scales that measure in grams – have a look at the video and then complete the sheets – Don’t forget to have a go at the Whizz Kids too.

Video

Mass – Reading scales Bronze

Mass – Reading scales Silver

Mass – Reading scales Gold

Extension sheets- Measure Mass

Extension sheets- Measure Mass Answers

Here is a recipe for some delicious chocolate chip cookies – You are going to need to double the amounts you need to make enough for you and your family. Then get those scales out and get baking.

Double the Recipe

Task 3

See timetable for instructions.

Worksheet: Worksheet 2-Find Shapes and Match

Whizz Kids: Recognise and Describe 2D Shapes – Horizontal

Task 4

See timetable for instructions.

Worksheet: Worksheet 3-Odd One Out 2D shapes

Have a go at an arithmetic test!

Can you get full marks?

Y3-Arithmetic-Full-Test-4

Music

See timetable for instructions.

Examples:

Use a tissue box, some elastic bands and kitchen roll tube to make a guitar.

Use a toilet roll tube, some rice and cling film to make a maraca.

 

Summer Term 1 Week 4 - 11.05.2020 - 15.05.2020

Hello everybody! I hope you all had a fantastic Bank Holiday weekend celebrating VE Day! Check out the Facebook post to see some of the things the staff and students were doing this weekend. I hope the timetable helped last week, we have completed another one for you this week to help you stay on track with your learning. Remember, it is really important to keep doing your work as this will make it easier for you when we go back to school! Have a brilliant week and stay safe!

Mr Andrews and Mrs Stevens

This weeks timetable: Weekly-Timetable-11.5.2020

English

Task 1

Find a newspaper article from a newspaper at home or one from the internet. Can you label the different features? Look at the worksheet below that we’ve used in class to remind you of the features of a newspaper report.

Newspaper Features Worksheet

Task 2

Comprehension

This week we are going to look at a Greek Myth. The Greeks had lots of stories about gods and heroes and strange monsters. In the story this week we come across one of the strangest. I have made a video of me reading the text too to help you.

Greek_Myth Apollo and Chimera text

video

Comprehension – Apollo Myth Mrs Murphy’s Group

Comprehension – Apollo Myth Mrs Stevens’s Group

Comprehension – The Brave Knight Kyle

Task 3

This week, we are going to write a newspaper article about Pandora opening the box and releasing all of the horrible things into the world (and hope!). Using the planning sheet below, plan your newspaper article remembering to think carefully about the features. If you don’t have a printer, write it in your Home Workbook.

Newspaper Planning Sheet

Task 4

Extended Writing: Newspaper Report

Use Mr Andrews’ shared write to help you with your writing this week.

Pandora’s Box Newspaper Report Example

Maths

Task 1

Look at the weekly timetable, it will explain the task for you. The website link for the task is below:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zmyxxyc/year-3-and-p4-lessons/1

Task 2

For task 2 we are going to tackle some capacity problems adding and subtracting volume. Watch the video that explains the task then have a go and one of the sheets choosing the level of difficulty you want to try. There is an extension sheet with different levels and a super whizz kids sheet too – have fun!

Video

The Trolls’ Volume Problem Sheets Bronze, Silver and Gold

Extension Troll Volume Problems

Super Whizz Kids video

Super Whizz Kids Capacity Problems

Task 3

Using the skills you practised in task 1. Have a go at these word problems. Remember our 5 steps to working out a problem:

  1. Read the question twice
  2. Underline important words and numbers
  3. Write your working out
  4. Find your answer
  5. Check

Page 1 – Bronze

Page 2 – Silver

Page 3 – Gold

Word Problems

Task 4

Complete a maths activity using the list of websites.

Have a go at the Daily 10.

Complete this arithmetic test: Y3-Arithmetic-Full-Test-3

Art/DT

Look at the weekly timetable, it will explain the task for you.

Here is the worksheet for you to look at the Greek Patters: Greek Patterns Design Worksheet

You will find patterns on this worksheet and if you want to complete the whizz kids, you can design your own Pandora’s Box!

Summer Term 1 Week 3 - 04.05.2020 - 08.5.2020

Hello, Year 3! I hope you enjoyed the videos posted last week. Hopefully, there will be more to come. This week, Mrs Stevens and I have attached a weekly timetable to suggest what activities you could do each day! This week is also a special one because on Friday the UK will be celebrating VE Day! This week, some of your tasks are themed around VE Day. You might even want to research more about VE Day.

Weekly-Timetable-4.5.2020

Remember, the TT Rockstars tasks I set last week are still up until Wednesday! Make sure you log on and complete the tasks.

Have fun!

Mr Andrews and Mrs Stevens

English

Task 1

Complete the SPaG task below by following the link. Have a go at the questions (you might want to write your answers in your Home Workbooks). Once you have done the questions, click the ‘Mark Scheme’ tab to mark your work.

https://OELIMII.exampro.net

Task 2

Comprehension

This week we are going to be celebrating VE day so the comprehension is looking at some war time recipes. It was really hard to get hold of food during the war – no wonder they wanted to celebrate when it was all over.

Comprehension – VE Day Recipes Text

Comprehension – VE day recipes Mrs Murphy’s Group

Comprehension – VE day recipes Mrs Stevens’s Group

Task 3

Plan your writing. Using your storyboard from last week and the list below, try to plan your writing like we do in class. Write your plan in your Home Workbook.

  1. Think about the features of a diary entry. How does it start/end?
  2. Is a diary entry written in the first or third person?
  3. Paragraph 1 – Receiving the box from Zeus
  4. Paragraph 2 – The temptation of opening the box. Why do I want to open the box? How am I feeling?
  5. Paragraph 3 – Opening the box. What happened? Is it all bad?

Task 4

Extended Writing: Diary Entry

Watch the video of Mr Andrews completing the shared write and then have a go at writing your diary entry!

Watch these videos of my shared write:

Video 1: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VdrjVmo8alKUp1M15egHZwWM6CaJ_f1Y/view

Video 2: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_jVrQhUuZV_ZmoZcS6CphBKgQpiNpZ85/view

Video 3: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1O2vAWr5jJiV6zOyDDkQhYR3fWXF_xsKN/view

Maths

Task 1

This week, we are going to look at money! It might be a good idea to see if you have any coins in your house to help you.

Click on the website below and watch the video for each lesson. Then have a go at answering the questions on the worksheet.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/

Task 2

Comparing capacity this week . Have a look at the videos or use the power points to practice then complete the worksheets

Teaching PowerPoint for Compare Capacities

Video with Mrs Stevens

Compare Capacities Worksheets – Bronze, Silver and Gold

Extension

Extension PowerPoint for Compare Capacities

Video with Mrs Stevens

Extension Worksheet – Compare Capacities

Task 3

White Rose Maths- similar to task 1, go to the website, watch the video and then complete the worksheet 🙂

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/

Task 4

Have a go at this arithmetic test that we complete each week in class. Don’t worry if you can’t print it out, have a go at the questions in your Home Workbook.

Y3-Arithmetic-Full-Test-2

History

Last week, you should have looked at a Greek God/Goddess. Have a look at some of the other Gods by researching them on the internet or using some of the resources from last week. I would like you to make a leaflet about your ‘Top 3 Gods/Goddesses’ – you might want to say why they are your favourite.

Once you have chosen your favourite, fold an A4 piece of paper into a leaflet. Take a photo and share it with me!

Whizz Kids

Have a go at creating your own Greek God! Think about what their power might be, who are their parents and what might they look like!

Time Capsule

This is a ‘Time Capsule’ booklet which can be printed out and completed. This will be something nice to keep and look back on in years to come!

Time capsule

Summer Term 1 Week 2: 27.4.2020 - 1.5.2020

Hello, Year 3! I hope you are all okay! This week, I have tried something a bit different- I have recorded some videos for you to watch. I hope they work- if you have any problems, remember to email admin@middlestown.accordmat.org

This week I will upload twice. Some tasks will be uploaded for Monday and the next upload will be on Wednesday.

There will be 4 x English tasks, 4 x Maths tasks and 2 x other subjects to complete this week!

Remember, keep having a go at little bits of work each day. I know it might be difficult some days but Mrs Stevens and I are very proud of you so keep going!

Mr Andrews and Mrs Stevens

***UPDATE***

I have uploaded 5 new tasks today (Wednesday 29th April):

  • English: Task 2/ Task 3
  • Maths: Task 3/ Task 4
  • French

English

Task 1

Have a go at the History task before you try this task as we are starting our new topic of Ancient Greece!

I have recorded part of a story called ‘Pandora’s Box’.

Watch this video to listen to the story: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xf574tdpLAUA5bozX0HVABwa-Kz_4ffl/view

Once you have watched the video, in your Home Workbooks put the date and I can which is:

In English, I can predict what might happen in a story.

I would like you to write what has happened in the story so far thinking about the main events (listen to the story again if you have forgotten), then I would like you to write 3 (or more) predictions of what you think Pandora will do. Will she open the box? Does she return the box? If she opens the box, will there be anything inside?

Remember to start your sentence with I predict… and don’t forget the ‘because’, give a reason for you prediction.

Task 2/ Task 3

Have a listen to the next part of ‘Pandora’s Box’. Follow this link to watch: https://drive.google.com/file/d/16apjrge3_YP-ZXLnDaFlFWdmu88CGylv/view

Once you have watched the next part of the story, watch this video to find out your next 2 tasks:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/15BtUZ29XXc1FZUgiYHzgS_NHvcyR2SrH/view

Task 2: Think about 3 things you want to get rid of from the world and what you would put back into the box

Task 3: Create a story board

Comprehension

This week our text is from the book, Carrie’s War by Nina Bawden, about some children who have to move away from their home in London

Carrie’s War extract.docx

Comprehension – Carrie’s War Mrs Murphy’s Group

Comprehension – Carrie’s War Mrs Stevens’s Group

Comprehension – Healthy Picnic Kyle

Maths

Task 1

This week, we are having a look at adding and subtracting fractions. I have recorded two videos for you to watch about adding and subtracting fractions. Watch the two videos in order and then try the worksheets.

Video 1: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1F_M2LvVPZiV6wRpEC7MWTS7ouHfXS370/view

Video 2: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NP2Ay0r4ztaWg7Re3_zzgF9cuAjPHwSv/view

Now have a go at the worksheets below, if you are still struggling, watch the videos on this website: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/

Adding Subtractions

Subtracting Fractions

Task 2

Hey! We are going to continue looking at volume and capacity – reading scales again this week. Well done to all of those who have completed the capacity ordering activity on Seesaw. If you haven’t done it log on to Seesaw (The link is above in the websites section and you have a code or a QR code in your home workbook to login) and check out the activities I’ve set you. I have absolutely loved the hats and sunglasses some of you have designed too. Well done! Now back to capacity. Look at the power point (make sure you play it as a slide show) to practise reading scales that are litres and millilitres then have a go at the work sheets

Teaching for Measuring in Litres and Millilitres

Reading Scales to Measure in Litres and Millilitres -Bronze, Silver and Gold

Now have a go at these extension sheets. Again there is a power point to look at first and then decide which sheet you want to tackle – they are designed to be cut in half and stuck in your book so only do one side of the page.

Extension – Measuring in Litres and Millilitres Deep Dive work

Extension – Measuring in Litres and Millilitres Deep Dive Sheets

Answers for extension – Measuring in Litres and Millilitres Deep Dive

Task 3

Log on to TT Rockstars, I have set up some work for you to do on there! I will be checking this time next week who has logged on!

Task 4

Have a go at this arithmetic test that we complete each week in class. Don’t worry if you can’t print it out, have a go at the questions in your Home Workbook.

Y3 Arithmetic Test 1

History

WELCOME TO ANCIENT GREECE!

This term, we are going to look at Ancient Greece and how they influenced life today!

To start this topic, I would like you to research about Greek Mythology! The Ancient Greeks believed in different Gods who they thought were powerful! This week, I would like you to research about 1 Greek God/Goddess of your choice. The first worksheet is a list of the Gods/Goddesses that you can choose from and the information I would like you to find out. The second worksheet is a fact file about the different Gods. You could create a poster about your chosen God and share it with me!

Have fun!

Greek God Scaffold Sheet

Greek God Fact File

French

Mrs Asquith has put together some French activities for you to complete all about colours. To remind yourself of the colours, watch the video links!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ld7x0xv72Uk Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBVX6jiiRtI Part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZWN2Uragvc Part 3

Wordsearch – French – colours wordsearch

Rainbow colouring – French – rainbow

Summer Term Week 1 - 20.4.2020 - 24.4.2020

Hello everyone! We hope that you have had a good Easter – the sunshine has been lovely hasn’t it. Here is your work for this week. If you have had an Easter break try to get back into a routine of doing a little bit of learning everyday – whatever that might be

Mr Andrews and Mrs Stevens

English

Comprehension

The comprehension this week relates to our light and dark science topic – it is a fact sheet about sun safety. It is really important to remember while we are blessed with the lovely sunshine that we have to be careful too.

Sun Safety Comprehension text

Comprehension – sun safety – Mrs Murphy’s group

Comprehension – sun safety – Mrs Stevens’s Group

Comprehension – Chocolicious Kyle

Writing Task

This week, I would like you to look at the picture below and create a short story starting with this sentence: “Follow me!” she whispered.

Be as creative as you like!

Remember to think about the following:

  • Ambitious vocabulary
  • Plan your writing so you have a clear beginning, middle and end.
  • -ly and -ing sentence starters (don’t forget the comma)
  • Expanded noun phrases – e.g. The crystal clear ocean…

Well done Fabian and Naomi for sending me their stories! They were fantastic!

***UPDATE*** Well done to Emine- don’t worry, I have read yours too!

Share some of your stories with me, I’d love to read them! Email them to admin@middlestown.accordmat.org

Happy writing!

Picture

Maths

Task 1

Keep practising your times tables! I would like you to focus on your 8 times tables.

Mrs Hunter has set up a TTRockstars battle between us and year 2! COME ON YEAR 3!

Have a few goes at completing the daily 10 like we do in class! Remember, start off at 7 seconds and if this is too easy go down to 5 seconds! Follow the link to the website: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/daily10

Task 2

This week, we are going back to fractions that we started in January! Can you remember what a fraction is?

  1. Find a piece of fruit/cake/chocolate bar.
  2. Now cut your item in half
  3. Can you cut it into quarters?
  4. If I ate 2 pieces, what fraction of the item would I have left?

We are going to have a go at finding Equivalent Fractions.

Have a watch of this Youtube video to remind you of the method if you get stuck: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUJ49WdgRyM

Now have a go at this worksheet:

Page 2: Bronze

Page 3: Silver

Page 4: Gold

Bronze, Silver and Gold Worksheet

Science

For science this week I would like you to have a look at the power point about sun safety. Then design your own hat or pair of sunglasses. Create an advertising campaign explaining why your product is the best. It could be a video or a poster advertising why it is so important to keep your eyes safe from the sun. You can post the videos or take pictures and add them to seesaw.

Power Point on Sun Safety

This website also has a fun animated story and worksheets that you can download

George the sun safe superstar book

worksheets 

Week 2 - 30.03.2002 - 03.04.2002

Hello

Here is Week 2’s work. We hope you are all keeping well and busy.

Mr Andrews and Mrs Stevens

English

The comprehension this week is from a story. Read the text and have a go at answering the questions into your workbooks. Or print the sheet out and tick them like we do in school.

Harriet’s Hare text

Comprehension – Harriet’s Hare Mrs Murphy’s Group

Comprehension – Harriet’s Hare Mrs Stevens’s Group

Comprehension – In the desert Kyle

Writing Task

This week, I would like you to look at the picture below and create a short story starting with this sentence: Slowly, a foot moved, then the trunk, then a loud growl shook the cavern…

Be as creative as you like!

Remember to think about the following:

  • Ambitious vocabulary
  • Plan your writing so you have a clear beginning, middle and end.
  • -ly and -ing sentence starters (don’t forget the comma)
  • Expanded noun phrases – e.g. The blue, glistening ice…

Share some of your stories with me, I’d love to read them! Email them to admin@middlestown.accordmat.org

Happy writing!

Maths

Keep up practising telling the time – it’s a really important skill! Have a go at these sheets to test your progress. Write the answers in your workbooks.

Football Themed Tell the Time sheets

Task 2

We are going to be looking at volume and capacity over the next couple of weeks – this is something that you should be able to do at home using measuring jugs and various containers that should have the amounts written on.

Watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKCE8ohIBqE

Then have a go at these activities

Activity Sheet – Reading Scales to Measure in Millilitres – Bronze

Activity Sheet – Reading Scales to Measure in Millilitres – Silver

Activity Sheet – Reading Scales to Measure in Millilitres – Gold

There is also an activity to do on Seesaw if you haven’t checked it out yet – you will need the code or QR code in your workbook to help you login

Seesaw

ICT

We have been using Purple Mash to explore and learn about email. Have a look at the slideshow below

Using email Safely Slideshow

Then write an email (Home/ tools/ 2Email) with some rules about how the use email safely. Send it to me (Middlestown Primary Academy) and a couple of your friends. They can then comment and add to any rules you have come up with.

Don’t forget I need to approve all emails so it might take a while to get a response.

 

Week 1 23.03.2020 - 27.03.2020

Here is the work for the week:

Have a go at these activities to keep those brains ticking over and don’t forget you can let us know how you are getting on by using Purple Mash (Year 3 Blog) or Seesaw (make a video)

Mr Andrews and Mrs Stevens

English

Comprehension

Read the Poem ‘My Shadow’ by Robert Louis Stevenson and answer the questions in your book.

Poem-My-Shadow

Comprehension – My Shadow Mrs Stevens’ Group

Comprehension – My Shadow Mrs Murphy’s Group.pdf

Comprehension – Under the Sea Kyle.pdf

Writing Activity

Last week we watched ‘The Lighthouse’. Click the link to watch it again: https://www.literacyshed.com/the-lighthouse.html.

We have already written a short story about what happens. This week, I would like you to have a go at writing a newspaper report about the lighthouse bulb going out and the danger that it caused.

Steps to Success:

  • 5 w’s (who, what, where, when and why)
  • Formal tone
  • Include quotations using inverted commas (speech marks)
  • Opening paragraph
  • Concluding paragraph

Your opening paragraph should answer the 5 w’s. Then, your second paragraph should include more details about why and what happened. Your final 2 paragraphs should include quotations and what is happening now at the lighthouse.

Maths

Interpreting Data

Look carefully at the pictographs and bar graphs and answer the questions in your work books.

Remember that the key of the pictograph is very important.

As usual, there is Bronze, Silver and Gold work so that you can decide which to do. Just check the top of the page for which questions you want to answer. This is a new link now and so should work

Year 3 Week 1 – Interpreting Data. Bronze, Silver and Gold

Telling the time

Practise your skills reading digital and analogue clocks with this game. Scroll down the page – you don’t need to login to play the game just for worksheets

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/116/telling-the-time

Or try this

On time game

Science

We have been looking at light over the past few weeks. Where it comes from, how it reflects and how mirrors work.

This week we are looking at shadows.

Complete the investigations in the document below to see how light travels and how different materials produce different shadows.

How are shadows made?

 

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