Year 3 Home Learning

We will continue to upload activities to this page every weekday. In addition to this you may want to have a look at the lessons being published daily on The Oak National Academy here. There are videos of teachers delivering the lessons. You may also want to have a look at the BBC Bitesize content for Year 3 here too or even on the red button on your TV.

Please note...our free access to Emile will come to an end at the end of the month so children's accounts will close.


Hi everyone, it's Miss McFet again this week. I hope you all managed to get out in the sun on Wednesday and Thursday, it was GLORIOUS! I know I did some sunbathing and topped my tan up. I hope you enjoy the learning this week and don't forget to send any work to mainoffice@beestonprimary.org so we can see it. 


Friday 3rd July

maths

Have a go at this countdown game. Pick 6 different numbers and either + - x ÷ to make the number at the top. If you are really good at it, add a timer to challenge yourself.

http://happysoft.org.uk/countdown/numgame.php

English

The Tempest is written by William Shakespeare. Have a go at this BBC Bitesize lesson about A Midsummer Night’s Dream which is also written by William Shakespeare.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zn2x8hv

spellings

Ask someone in your house to test you on this week’s spellings. If you still need a little more practice, have a go at the handwriting sheet.

Handwriting practice sheet

wider curriculum - science

Go through the PowerPoint about the fossilisation process. Once you have completed it, have a go at the activity below. You need to but the pictures in the right order and match the correct statement.

Science PowerPoint

Science activity

If you want some more work, have a look at these dinosaur fossils and then match them to their pictures. You don’t’ need to print them out if you don’t want.

Dinosaur fossils activity

fun

Make some lollypop stick or finger puppets and create your own show. Show it to a family member when it is complete. (This activity was suggested by a Year 6 pupil).

 


Thursday 2nd July

mATHS

Prospero creates the tempest, causing his enemies' ship to wreck with the help of Ariel. Now Ariel’s fascinated with creating storms and wishes to create an even bigger one. Help him to conjure up spells to try out different storms… Work out how much of each ingredient is needed for the storm potion and then create your own. There is a red and green activity, see if you can do both!

Green maths activity

Red maths activity

english

Have a go at one of the SPAG mat below.

Green SPAG mat

Orange SPAG mat

Red SPAG mat

spellings

Use the Look, Cover, Write sheet to practice your spellings.

Spelling activity sheet

wider curriculum - british values/history

Read this article about the Slave Trade. You can then have a discussion with a family member about what you have learnt. Once you have done this, create a poster to explain the Slave Trade to Year 1s.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/41433197

fun

Watch the video to learn how to make a fan. If you only have plain paper you can decorate it. (This activity was suggested by Mrs Quince).


Wednesday 1st July

maths

Today you are going to look at comparing angels.

Watch the video and then answer the questions.

Maths questions

Maths answers

english

Today we are going to look at nouns and adjective and creating noun phrases.

Click here for todays task

spellings

Have a go at making a foldable book with your spellings in. If you don’t want to do that or don’t have a printer, have a go at the pyramid words.

Spellings foldable book printout

wider curriculum - french

Enjoy this BBC Bitesize French lesson where you will learn about how to say different things about your family member and hobbies.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zgqp7yc

FUN

Today you can have a go at making a ‘ChatterBox’  (This activity was suggested by the Year 5/6 Key Worker Bubble).


Tuesday 30th June 

Maths

Today you are going to learn about right angles.

Watch the video and then answer the questions.

Maths questions

Maths answers

english

Today you are going to write a poem about the storm. Think about the types of poetry we have already done (Kennings, Haiku, Shape). You could try one of them or write your own. There are some paintings below that some artists have done of The Storm. 

Click here for some further guidance and ideas.

spellings

Have a go at the word search to find all the spellings. Set a timer to make it a bit trickier.

Click here for the wordsearch

WIDER CURRICULUM - re

Today you are going to learn about Judaism.

Click on the picture to watch the video. There is also some text to read if you want to. Then have a go at the activities.

Click here for the activities.

FUN 

Today's activity was suggested by a Year 5 pupil!


Monday 29th June 

MATHS

Have a go at this BBC Bitesize lesson on describing lines.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zxc9ydm

English

We are going to look at the next part of The Tempest. Watch the video below and then have a go at the reading comprehension.

Reading Comprehension

Spellings

Go through the PowerPoint and learn the spelling rule for this week. Then write your spellings down.

wider curriculum - phse

Today we are going to think about the positives of lockdown. I know for myself, I have focussed on the negatives like not seeing family but actually, I have interacted with them more on FaceTime, texts, Zoom than I would normally have. So actually, that is a positive. Have a go at the activities below.

Click here for the activities

fun

Make a mask of your favourite animal. (This activity was suggested by a Year 6 pupil).

   

   

 


Hi everyone, it's Miss McFet again this week. I hope you all had a lovely weekend and managed to get out for a bit of fresh air.

Friday 26th June 

Maths

We are going to have another go at the 24hr clock today. You can go through yesterday’s PowerPoint again if you are finding it a bit tricky.

Go through the PowerPoint below to see the type of questions that we are going to be doing today.

Then answer the fluency questions. If you whizzed through them, there are also some problem solving and reasoning questions to do. Remember to choose the activity that is most appropriate.

D = Green

E = Orange

GD = Red.

24hr Clock PowerPoint

Fluency questions and answers

Problem Solving questions and answers

eNGLISH

What do you think is going to happen in the rest of the story? Write a prediction. We are going to carry this on next week so you can see if you are correct! Here is the video again.

spellings

Ask someone in your house to test you on your spellings. If you need a bit more practice have a go at the handwriting sheet.

Handwriting sheet

wider curriculum - art

Art

Today we are going to have a look at some Zentangle Artwork. It’s very relaxing and you can get carried away for AGES. You can use coloured pens or pencils but I really like black and white! These are mine and Mrs Quince’s (hers is the best).

         

Watch the videos and have a go at your own. You don’t need to copy the video or watch the whole video, just take ideas from it. Enjoy!

      

fun

Have a go at these moving paper fish. The whole family could make them and then have a race by pushing them along a smooth surface and seeing which one goes the furthest.

 


Thursday 25th June 

maths

We are looking at the 24hr clock today. We see the 24hr clock all the time, on our phones, digital watches and on our computer screens. The digital clock is a little bit tricky so I have found a PowerPoint to go through. Once you have done this, there are some activities to complete, remember to choose the most appropriate one for you.

1 star = green

2 stars = Orange

3 = Red

24hr Clock PowerPoint

24hr Clock Questions and Answers

If you fancy challenging yourself, have a go at these masteries. 

     

Mastery answers

English

Watch the beginning of the story again, then you are going to have a go at re-writing it,. You could do this as a story board with pictures or just as a longer piece of writing with paragraphs. There’s a template below to help you if you want it.

Template

spellings

Today you are going to do the Look, Cover, Write, Check activity.

Spelling activity

wider curriculum - science

Today we are going to look at the lifecycle of a plant. Go through the PPT and then complete the activity sheets.

Remember to complete the activity that is most appropriate for you.

1 star = green

2 stars = orange

3 stars = red

Life Cycle PowerPoint

Life Cycle Worksheets

fun

We have been doing a lot on time this week. Learn how to make a water clock like the Ancient Greeks.

https://www.persil.com/uk/dirt-is-good/national-geographic/how-to-make-a-water-clock.html


Wednesday 24th June

MATHS

We are going to have another look at AM or PM again today. Go through the PowerPoint and then go through the questions. Remember to pick the activity that is most appropriate for you.

AM and PM PowerPoint

Questions and answers

english

Today we are going to have a look at bullet points. Have a go at re-writing this extract so that it is clearer and easier to understand.

spellings

Today you are going to have a go at word definition dominoes. If you don’t have a printer you could draw them yourself or you could do another activity like bubble writing.

Word Definition Dominoes

wider curriculum - phse and british values

There was lots in the news a couple of weeks ago about Black Lives Matter (BLM). It is really important that we still talk about it even though it isn’t really in the news too much now.

Watch this video from a teacher who explains what racism is really well. She then reads a lovely story.

When you have finished, have a discussion with a family member about what you have learnt. If they don’t have time, create a poster or leaflet that you can show them later. It is super important that we discuss these things with other people and create conversations.

There are some more resources below about BLM and also some guidance for adults.

Black Lives Matter News Report

Black Lives Matter Adult Guidance

fun

Today you can have a go at making a no bake chocolatey biscuit slice. This is something I used to make LOADS when I was younger because you can use up lots of odds and ends.

I think it’s so much better to bake your sweet treats as then you know what’s going into it.

As you can see, my Mum has altered the recipe a bit, it’s from a recipe book that we made at school when we were children. I am still friends with Ella who wrote this recipe! Enjoy making it but enjoy eating it even more!

If you are struggling to read the recipie, click here for a clearer version.


Tuesday 23rd June

Maths

When we read the 12hr clock we need to know whether it is AM or PM.

AM = Morning

PM = Afternoon.

Decide whether these activities are things you do in the AM or PM.

Then, have a go at the questions below.

When we read the 12hr clock we need to know whether it is AM or PM.

AM = Morning

PM = Afternoon.

Decide whether these activities are things you do in the AM or PM.

Activity 1

Then, have a go at the questions below.

 

ENGLISH

Prospero read lots of magic books whilst he was in the library. Today have a go at making up your own magic potion. It could be a love potion, a potion to turn your sibling into a spider, a potion to cover someone in hair. There is an example below to help you write your instructions and also some ideas of what you can put into your potion. Enjoy!

spellings

Today you are going to have a go at the word search. Set yourself a timer and see how quick you can find them.

Wordsearch

wider curriculum - geography

Today you are going to read some information about who helps in a drought. You can then create a spider diagram with all the information you have learnt.

This is an example of a spider diargram. It is unfinished but you can add lots of colour and pictures. Remember to use your own words and dont copy the text!

fun

Make an obstacle course in the garden (or around your house if you are allowed).

   

 


Monday 22nd June

Maths

Today we are going to look at telling the time in 5 minute intervals on an analogue clock. Have a look at the PowerPoint and then answer the questions.

Telling the time PowerPoint

Telling the time questions and answers.

ENGLISH

This week we are going to look at The Tempest by Shakespeare. Watch this video and then answer the reading comprehension questions.

Reading Comprehension

Spellings

This week we are going to look at words with the short /u/ sound and spelt ‘ou’ . Have a read through this PowerPoint and then write your spellings down for the week, you could do them in rainbow writing

Spelling PowerPoint

Wider curriculum - geography

Today you are going to read some information about the effects of flooding and living with flooding. You can then create a poster about everything that you have learnt.

fun

Have a go at making this fun, colourful spinners.


Friday 19th June 2020

Maths

Challenge your mathematical brain with this Nrich activity.

English

Today, I would like you to write a summer poem (you might want to use yesterday's poem as inspriation). Hopefully if we are all writing a poem about summer at the same time it will convince the sun to come back out!!

These templates might help you too.

Acrostic Poem         Sensory Poem

Spellings

Today ask an adult to test you on your spellings, if you get any wrong make sure you copy them down correctly three times. 

Wider Curriculum- Music

Follow this link to a music lesson, looking at beatboxing and rhythm patterns
Music Lesson

Fun

Sunday is Father's Day, today make a card to say thank you to someone special who helps to take care of you.

 

 

Thursday 18th June 2020

Maths

Today you are going to continue learning about time. This lesson will look more closely at hours in the day. Follow the powerpoint (make sure you try to answer the questions before  you move to the next slide!), then work through the worksheets. One each link you will find a green, orange and red worksheet. Choose the task that you think is going to challenge you most today. The answers are on the last page of each document. 
                              Varied fluency                Reasoning and Problem solving

English

Today you are going to read a poem about summer and answer questions. Make sure you open the link below so you can see the questions underneath the poem.

Spellings

Wider Curriculum- Geography

Follow this link to a lesson about the UK climate and weather (then, see you can explain to me where the sun keeps going please!)

Geography Lesson

Fun

Have a go at making this snake out of toilet roll tubes.

If you need any instructions, you can visit this website.
 


Wednesday 17th June 2020

Maths

Today, I would like you to complete this daily 10.

The answers are here.

English

Write a paragraph describing what you can see through the magic portal. When you have finished writing make sure you read through your paragraph to edit and improve it. 

Spellings

Wider Curriculum- French

Follow this link to a french lesson for today. You'll learn about food and clothes.
French Lesson.

Fun

Make a DIY ramp from things around your house and race your toys down it!

Tuesday 16th June 2020

Maths

Today you are going to be thinking about months in the year. Work through this powerpoint (see if you can work out the asnwers before moving to the next slide as the answers will be there).
Once you feel happy with what is covered in the powerpoint complete one of these fluency worksheets, then move on to a reasoning and problem solving worksheet.

Both tasks are split into green, orange and red. You'll also find the answers on the last page. 

English

Today I would like you to correct  this piece of writing, there are lots of mistakes so take your time and make sure you don't miss any!

Proof Reading Task and Answers

Spellings

Find your spellings in this wordsearch.

Wider Curriculum

The American artist Georgia O'Keeffe is best known for her close-up, or large-scale flower paintings, which she painted from the mid-1920s through the 1950s. She made about 200 paintings of flowers of the more than 2,000 paintings that she made over her career.

Have a go at creating your own piece of art in the style of Georgie O’ Keeffe.  We’d love to see your finished piece.

FUN

Film your own news report- it could be a news report from a day in your house that you might want to send to family and friends to let them know how you’ve all been keeping busy.


Monday 15th June 2020

Good morning Year 3! I hope you've had a lovely weekend and feel ready for another week of home learning. We'd love to see what you do this week. Mrs Fielding.

MAths

Today we are going to look at perimter, complete the worksheet to workout the perimeter of each of the rooms in Propsero's house. Don't forget: to work out perimeter you will need to add each of the sides of the room together. 
Make sure you read the last question carefully as there is a challenge for you!

Worksheet

The answers are here

English

I've been missing our Monday RIC, so here is one for today!
RIC

The answers are here

Spellings

Read through this powerpoint with your new spellings for the week and an explanation of the spelling rule. When you have finished reading, write out this week's spellings. Make sure you copy them correctly so there are no spelling mistakes!
Spelling Rule Powerpoint

Wider Curriculum- PHSE

Some of you might have been following the Black Lives Matters movement that is happening across the world. Follow this link to a story that will help you understand more about Race. 
Let's Talk About Race

FUn

Today, see if you can create a beach at home inside. You could use some blue sheets or towels for the sea and yellow ones to make the sand. You might even want to get your swimming clothes on!