Welcome to Year 3

Spetses and Zakynthos Home Learning 13.7.2020

Hello Spetses and Zakynthos,

We hope you are keeping well and safe. Please continue to access the sites and links online to help you with your learning at home. Well done for completing your activities and working hard! Keep it up! : )

You can find this week’s daily learning activities below.

In Numeracy you will practise generating multiplication and division facts from known tables facts. Multiply by 4 (doubling twice) and by 10 to ‘scale up’ recipes. Divide by 4 (halving twice) and by 10 to make scale drawings. Investigate totals within rectangles drawn on calendars.And knowledge of inverse operations is used to solve puzzles.

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In Literacy you will be listening to a reading a classic Greek myth, Icarus; make responses to the text; sequence and retell the story orally. Re-read a Greek myth to develop familiarity with its themes and characters; compare two versions of a story; write a fictional diary entry. Begin reading a more demanding version of a Greek myth; read and note the key features of instructions; write a set of instructions. Finish reading a more demanding version of a Greek myth; offer opinions about different versions of a Greek myth. Read a classic poem, ‘Hope is the thing with feathers’; answer questions about the poem; write in response to the themes and ideas of the poem.

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The home learning project is to research your class island and create a poster, fact file or something imaginative about Ithaca or Symi. Date due: 4.9.2020. You may wish to include the following facts:

  • Climate
  • Food
  • History
  • Famous landmarks
  • Customs
  •  Pictures
  • Fun Facts

Here is an over the summer  home learning/school learning competition organised by the 100 Great Black Britons campaign. Feel free to enter, it is optional!

https://www.100greatblackbritons.co.uk/competition.html

Dear Children,we know the school year did not go as planned, but we hope you have made and are continuing to make the most out of it. Use this time to explore your imagination, creativity and spend time with your loved ones. Have an amazing Summer Break and look after yourselves!

With love,

Miss Appiagyei and Ms Young

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Spetses and Zakynthos Home Learning 6.7.2020

Spetses and Zakynthos Home Learning 6.7.2020

Hello Spetses and Zakynthos,

We hope you are keeping well and safe. Please continue to access the sites and links online to help you with your learning at home. Well done for completing your activities and working hard! Keep it up! : )

You can find this week’s daily learning activities below.

In Numeracy you will be revising doubling and halving numbers to 100 using partitioning. You will be focusing on describing, naming and sorting 3-D shapes using a Carroll diagram and lastly, you will be counting faces, vertices and edges of pyramids.

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In Literacy you will be listening to a reading of ‘The Night Shimmy’ by Gwen Strauss and Anthony Browne, answering a set of questions about the story and creating expanded noun phrases using these when describing a picture from The Night Shimmy. You will also be listening to a reading of ‘Silly Billy’ by Anthony Browne, writing a letter from a worry doll to Billy, suggesting what he should do to stop worrying. Next, you will be comparing and contrasting the stories. Then you will be writing to an imaginary child suggesting what they do to avoid being scared of going to bed. Finally, you will be listening to a reading of ‘Voices in the Park’ by Anthony Browne. You will be learning about the simple form of the past tense and using the simple past tense to write a recount by one of the dogs in the story about their day in the park as well as the progressive or continuous form of the past tense and using examples of this tense form in an email written by one of the children from the story.

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Have a good week and look after yourselves!

Ms Young and Miss Appiagyei

500 Words: Black Lives Matter Competition

Hi everyone,

As you all probably know, there has been a lot of coverage in the news around the Black Lives Matter movement. We have come across an exciting opportunity to get involved through ‘500 Words: Black lives Matter’.

Your words have the power to change you and the world around you. People can make a change based on their actions – you’ll already have encountered examples of this.

We want you to use your imagination and draw on your own thoughts and experiences when it comes to Black Lives Matter and some of the changes we are seeing in 2020. Then, write a creative short story in no more than 500 words.

Simply go to https://500words.me/ to find out more and how to enter.

This exciting opportunity is only availble until tomorrow evening unfortunately, so you haven’t got a lot of time to get your stories written but we know you can do it!

Happy writing!

Spetses and Zakynthos Home Learning 29.6.2020

Spetses and Zakynthos Home Learning 29.6.2020

Hello Spetses and Zakynthos,

We hope you are keeping well and safe. Please continue to access the sites and links online to help you with your learning at home. Well done for completing your activities and working hard! Keep it up! : )

Some parents have brought to our attention that they would like to know resources available to better support their child on learning, that may be challenging.  YouTube and BBC Bite Size have great videos to explain concepts. And lastly, teach your children numeracy methods that you know because there is always different strategies to use when trying to solve a question.

You can find this week’s daily learning activities below.

In Numeracy you will be focusing  on expanded and compact column addition, rounding 3-digit numbers to the nearest 10 or 100 to help them estimate the sum of pairs of 3-digit numbers. They practise using compact addition, then apply skills in an investigation – an opportunity to gain further fluency. Children will practise identifying right angles; then angles less or greater than a right angle. And lastly identifying horizontal, vertical, perpendicular and parallel lines.

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In Literacy you will be reading the story The Queen of the Birds, told by Wilf Merttens. Either predict what might next in the tale or write a recount of what happens in the second part of the story. Suggest how a competition to discover a Y3 class King or Queen might be organised. Identify and distinguish between homophones in a set of sentences. Identify and create similes to describe a wren. List the differences between the two versions of the tale. Correctly lay-out and punctuate a conversation between the eagle and the wren. Learn and apply the rules on using the determiners a or an. Write a persuasive letter from a character in the story. And lastly, read two poems, Owl and The Sparrow. Answer questions about each one. Select your favourite poem of the two and explain why you prefer it.

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Have a good week and look after yourselves!

Ms Young and Miss Appiagyei

Spetses and Zakynthos Home Learning 22.6.2020

Spetses and Zakynthos Home Learning 22.6.2020

Hello Spetses and Zakynthos,

We hope you are keeping well and safe. Please continue to access the sites and links online to help you with your learning at home. Well done for completing your activities and working hard! Keep it up! : )

You can find this week’s daily learning activities below.

In Numeracy you will be focusing on counting in 4s and 8s and describing the rule for a sequence. You will also be revising times tables and division facts (1×, 2×, 3×, 4×, 5×, 8×, 10×). Lastly, you will be learning about angles as an amount of turn and right angles as quarter turns.

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In Literacy you will be reading and listening to a traditional-style tale by Wilf Merttens ‘The Little Story That Didn’t Want to Be Told’. You will practise using commas to separate items in a list and use conjunctions and descriptive language when writing about an image. You will also answer referential/ inferential questions about the text and write descriptively. Next you will be learning how to punctuate and lay out direct speech as well as write punctuated direct speech. Finally, you will be summarising opinions about a familiar text, planning and writing a simple story using conjunctions to link ideas.

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Use the ppt ‘The Windrush’ to create your own quiz on the Purple Mash website. You will need your Purple Mash login details to complete the activity. Include different kinds of question, labelling, multiple-choice, text-entry, grouping and sequencing.

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Have a good week and look after yourselves!

Ms Young and Miss Appiagyei

Spetses and Zakynthos 15.6.2020

Spetses and Zakynthos Home Learning 15.6.2020

Hello Spetses and Zakynthos,

We hope you are keeping well and safe. Please continue to access the sites and links online to help you with your learning at home. Well done for completing your activities and working hard! Keep it up! : )

You can find this week’s daily learning activities below.

In Numeracy you will add and subtract multiples of 10 and 100 to and from 3-digit numbers. Add and subtract near multiples of 10 to and from 3-digit numbers.  Identify lines of symmetry.  Name and describe polygons, including pentagons, hexagons and octagons. And describe and sort 2-D shapes.

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In Literacy you will be listening to a song. Direct speech. Retelling the story. Cloze on song lyrics. Direct speech. Writing a paragraph.  Calligrams. Investigating and creating. Reading a poem. Conjunctions. Handwriting. Learning a poem, prepositions and writing own poem.

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And here are a couple links about some drama activities you can do at home.

Drama Workshop at Home – ‘Aliens Have Landed’  Age 7-10

https://youtu.be/yTeUzPfbTUE

Drama Workshop at Home – ‘Your Future Self’  Age 8 – 11

https://youtu.be/KucUROeGnAA

Have a good week and look after yourselves!

Ms Young and Miss Appiagyei

Spetses and Zakynthos 8.6.2020

Spetses and Zakynthos Home Learning 8.6.2020

Hello Spetses and Zakynthos,

We hope you are keeping well and safe. Please continue to access the sites and links online to help you with your learning at home. Well done for completing your activities and working hard! Keep it up! : )

You can find this week’s daily learning activities below.

In Numeracy you will be focusing on finding a difference between pairs of numbers within the same century (‘Frog’). Then you will be using counting up (Frog) to calculate change from £5, £10 and £20 as well as counting up to find the difference between two amounts of money. You will also be finding unit fractions of amounts and non-unit fractions of quantities using division and multiplication.

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In Literacy you will be reading extracts of the book ‘King of the Sky’, answering questions and writing descriptions of settings and of a view from your home. You will also be learning about direct speech. Next you will be reading and sorting information about pigeons. Lastly, you will be reading/ learning poems by heart and practising using adverbs.

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Have a good week and look after yourselves!

Ms Young and Miss Appiagyei

Spetses and Zakynthos Home Learning 1.6.2020

Spetses and Zakynthos Home Learning 1.6.2020

Hello Spetses and Zakynthos,

We hope you are keeping well and safe. Please continue to access the sites and links online to help you with your learning at home. Well done for completing your activities and working hard! Keep it up! : )

You can find this week’s daily learning activities below.

In Numeracy you will be focusing on adding 1-digit number to 3-digit numbers using place value and number facts, subtracting 1-digit numbers from 3-digit numbers using similar strategies. You will also be telling the time to the minute on analogue and digital clocks, finding and comparing time durations, converting from analogue times to digital to help with the subtraction and revise units of time.

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In Literacy you will be listening to The Sword in the Stone and then reading a version in print. Answering questions on the text. Summarising characters and their relationships.  Watching an adaptation of the same story. Writing a paragraph from given stimuli. Summarising and re-telling the story. Listening to and reading ‘A Good Play’, a poem by RL Stevenson. Listening to some teaching on past and present tense and then completing given exercises. Listening to and reading ‘The Swing’ by RL Stevenson. Listening to teaching on the progressive form, then writing sentences using this. Writing creatively. Reading Where Go the Boats by RL Stevenson. Learning about the perfect form from the teaching, and practising it. Choosing a favourite poem and memorising it.

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Have a good week and look after yourselves!

Ms Young and Miss Appiagyei