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Please remember to take the learning at your own pace in a way that suits the needs of your family.

There is no expectation from us as to how much or little you should be doing at home.  Do what you can when you can.

We always love to look at your work and hear from you so please send us a message each week. 

You can upload your work to your child's individual Class Dojo portfolio to let us know how you are getting on if you want to. 

It really brightens up our day to hear from you!

 If Class Dojo isn't working for you then you can try our email addresses:

3R Mr Ratcliffesimon.ratcliffe@brightlingsea.essex.sch.uk

3MA Mrs Mansfieldkate.mansfield@brightlingsea.essex.sch.uk

3SG Mrs Straughan: charlie.straughan@brightlingsea.essex.sch.uk

3SG Mrs Goffemma.goff@brightlingsea.essex.sch.uk

3MI Mrs Miller: emma.miller@brightlingsea.essex.sch.uk

An Important Change

In line with the four day educational offer currently available to our Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 pupils, we will now be uploading our Year 3 online learning activities from Mondays to Thursdays.

We are trying very hard to make sure we provide activities that don't require printing. However, if you do need paper copies, please contact your class teacher and we will do our best to try to deliver them to you.  Unfortunately, we are no longer able to post paper copies of our website learning to you as this is proving very costly.

Everyday Daily Challenges

Maths - TT Rockstarshttps://ttrockstars.com/ or  Hit the Button - Quick fire maths   https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Reading - This can be reading to an adult, listening to an adult read a story, or even reading the subtitles on a television program! If you've read all of your books at home try the Borrow Box app, if you have a library card, you can download books for free.

PE - It is really important to do some physical activities everyday.  Have a look at the Whole School Learning page for lots of different ideas. 

Today's Learning Activities

Week beginning 20th July 2020

Here are some activities that you might like to do over the next two days. 

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 Year 3 Summer Booklet - Answers.pdfDownload
 Year 3 Summer Booklet - Questions.pdfDownload
 Year 3 Summer English Activity Booklet.pdfDownload
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Science:

For all those budding scientists, here are some fun science activities to try at home. ..

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 2._Spinning_Science.pdfDownload
 3._EGG-CITING_SCIENCE.pdfDownload
 4._SINK_OR_SWIM.pdfDownload
 Science_for_One_7_Coathanger.pdfDownload
 Science_Fun_at_Home_8_Water (2).pdfDownload
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Lockdown reflections.....

Here's a little something you might like to do, as it is the end of quite a strange year! It might be nice to sit down with a family member and think about the ups and downs that lockdown has brought.

Extra Weekly Challenges 

Here are the weekly challenges for this week, if you want to do some extra work.  

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 Diary of a Voyager.pdfDownload
 Megs Mission.pdfDownload
 The Star Cruiser 2.0.pdfDownload
 Unidentified Flying Object Spotted.pdfDownload
 Y3-Maths-Mat-1-Medium-Ability.pdfDownload
 Y3-Maths-Mat-2-Medium-Ability.pdfDownload
 Y3-Maths-Mat-3-Medium-Ability.pdfDownload
 Y3-Maths-Mat-4-Medium-Ability.pdfDownload
 Year-3-Summer-Term-2-SPaG-Activity-Mat-1.pdfDownload
 Year-3-Summer-Term-2-SPaG-Activity-Mat-2.pdfDownload
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Thursday 16th July

Literacy

It's the final poetry session! Have fun with this one, and well done for all your efforts over the past three weeks!

Mathematics

Art

Wednesday 15th July.

Literacy:

Today, read and enjoy this poem about a different kind of dinner! Can you identify the rhyming words? Can you list all the different words that are used instead of "eat"?

Mathematics:

RE.

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 Hannukah.pdfDownload
 T-RE-047-The-Story-of-Hanukkah-PowerPoint_ver_2.pdfDownload
 T-T-4421-Hanukkah-Dreidel-Net.pdfDownload
 T-T-4422-Hanukkah-Dreidel-Game_ver_2 (1).pdfDownload
 T-T-4422-Hanukkah-Dreidel-Game_ver_2.pdfDownload
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Tuesday 14th July...

Literacy

Today you get to write your own version of "I went to the fridge"! So get thinking.... What goodies do you hope for when that fridge door is opened? Extra challenge - can you include some alliteration, e.g. "seven sumptuous strawberries"?

Mathematics

This week we will be focusing on shape.

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 Regular challenge 14.7.20.pdfDownload
 Starter Challenge.pdfDownload
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Science:

This week there are 3 fun science activities for you to choose from. 

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 Science_Fun_at_Home_10_Scavenger.pdfDownload
 Science_Fun_at_Home_5_Spider_Safari.pdfDownload
 Science_Fun_at_Home_9_Salt.pdfDownload
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Monday 13th July

Literacy:

Welcome to our final week of poetry! Today's poem is called "I went to the fridge"..... (sounds familiar!) Can you identify the poetic techniques that are used in the poem? Can you you memorise it and recite it to someone off by heart? You could draw a picture of what's inside the fridge, to help you! 

Mathematics: 

Today is the last chance to improve your time in our weekly beat the clock challenge. Good luck!

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 Mental arithmetic extreme challenge.pdfDownload
 Mental arithmetic regular challenge.pdfDownload
 Mental arithmetic starter challenge.pdfDownload
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DT:

Thursday 9th July

Literacy:

Another poetry comprehension today, still with a focus on food, but this time with a different message.

Mathematics:

Today we will be revisiting parallel lines and learning about perpendicular lines. 

Art:

We think you are going to love this one....!

Wednesday 8th July

Literacy:

It's our last session on onomatopoeia today - and today you get to create your own poem! You are going to use the structure of the "Sounds Good" poem to help you. Or for an extra challenge, you could create your own poem involving onomatopoeia with its own structure/rhyme! 

Mathematics:

Today we will be learning about parallel lines. The lesson has been presented as a power point for you to work through. There is no need to print it out. You just need a piece of paper and a pen or pencil.

RE

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 Jewish Festivals Sukkot..pdfDownload
 T2-R-096-Sukkot-Information-PowerPoint_ver_1 (1).pdfDownload
 t2-re-588-ks2-sukkot-den-building-activity-english_ver_2.pdfDownload
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Tuesday 7th July

Literacy

Yesterday we read the poem "Sounds Good!" Today we follow this up with another session on onomatopoeia (words which sound like what they describing). Have fun!

Mathematics

Today maths has been presented as a presentation. All you will need is a piece of paper and a pen or pencil to record your work as you work through the document.

Science:

Over the last few weeks we have been learning a bit about our bodies. Have a go at the quiz and test your knowledge. There are also a couple of activities from Science Sparks that you may wish to complete.

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 Science_Fun_at_Home_11_Body_Science.pdfDownload
 t2-s-326-skeletons-and-muscles-powerpoint-quiz-_ver_4.pdfDownload
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Spanish

Monday 6th July

Literacy:

Welcome to another week of fun food poetry! We had some super work submitted last week, so we look forward to seeing your efforts this week. Today's poem is called "Sounds Good", and it might make you feel a bit hungry!

Mathematics:

It's Monday and time to challenge your selves to our weekly beat the clock arithmetic challenge.. Can you beat your fastest time?  

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 Mental arithmetic extreme challenge.pdfDownload
 Mental arithmetic regular challenge.pdfDownload
 Mental arithmetic starter challenge.pdfDownload
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DT:

Thursday 2 July

Literacy

Our final poetry session for the week is another comprehension task, this time based on a poem called "Fungi", again from Mrs Goff's book "A First Book of Nature". It's all about the weird and wonderful shapes that fungi make, and how bizarre they are compared to other types of plants. It does link to our "food" topic (mushrooms are a type of fungus, for example).... however, remember that not all fungi are edible!

Mathematics

Today we are going to continue with our geometry theme to learn about horizontal and vertical lines.

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 Thursday.pdfDownload
 Vertical or horizontal.pdfDownload
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Art

Wednesday 1st July

Literacy

Today you are going to read a poem called "The Loaf that Jack Baked". Does it remind you of another old nursery rhyme? Then answer the questions. You could even read it out loud and perform it to someone in your house, perhaps!

Mathematics: Angles day 2.

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 Day 2 -Extrra Challenge.pdfDownload
 Day 2 Regular Challenge.pdfDownload
 Day 2 Starter Challenge.pdfDownload
 t2-m-2655-greater-than-or-less-than-a-right-angle-activity-sheet_ver_1.pdfDownload
 t2-m-289-acute-and-obtuse-angles-activity-sheet_ver_2.pdfDownload
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RE..

Tuesday 30th June...

Literacy

Yesterday, you read the poem "I'm an Apple" as part of our "food" topic. Today you get to write a shape poem of your own, all about your favourite food! Remember: poems do not have to rhyme - just enjoy the process of describing the food in as many ways as you can. There are ideas to guide you on the sheet. Then sketch out the shape, and carefully pencil in your poem. We can't wait to see what you create!

Mathematics...

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 cfe-n-129-cfe-first-level-right-angle-checker-activity-sheet_ver_2.pdfDownload
 dot-paper.pdfDownload
 Right Angle Challenges.pdfDownload
 Right angles.pdfDownload
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Science.

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 Science challenge.pdfDownload
 Science.pdfDownload
 Sorting Skeletons Types Activity Sheet.pdfDownload
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Spanish

Monday 29th June 

Literacy

In this unit, we are going to start reading and enjoying poems that are linked to our topic – FOOD!

You could also try these websites for more poetry linked to food:

https://www.michaelrosen.co.uk/poems-and-stories-about-my-family/ - A former children’s laureate, Michael Rosen performs lots of his own poems on this website, including many poems about food – “Chocolate cake”, “Hot Food”, “Ice Cream”, etc.

https://www.poetry4kids.com/topic/food/ - An American poet, Kenn Nesbitt, has written several fun poems about food, and you can listen to him read them aloud.

https://childrens.poetryarchive.org/ - An excellent website bursting with poetry for children, and read aloud by some of the best UK poets past and present.

 

Here's an activity to get you started:

Mathematics.

Monday again! Who can beat there time in our weekly beat the clock challenge?...

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 Mental arithmetic extreme challenge.pdfDownload
 Mental arithmetic regular challenge.pdfDownload
 Mental arithmetic starter challenge.pdfDownload
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DT

Thursday 25th June

Literacy

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 Sentence Helper.pdfDownload
 Session 4.pdfDownload
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Mathematics...

Art

Spanish

In this lesson, we will recap our previous learning and we will learn how to express our opinions about where we live. For this lesson, you will need a pen and paper.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-be-able-to-give-an-opinion-about-your-town-or-city-in-spanish

Wednesday 24th June.

Literacy

Maths

Today we are starting a new topic and will be learning about angles as a measurement of turn. You may find it useful to watch the video on https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/

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 Angles and turns. Reasoning and problem solving Week 1 Monday.pdfDownload
 au-n-603-animals-turning-clockwise-and-anticlockwise-activity-sheets.pdfDownload
 Regular Challenge.pdfDownload
 Starter Challenge 24.6.pdfDownload
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RE

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 Jewish Festivals Yom Kippur.pdfDownload
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 T2-R-195-Yom-Kippur-Reading-Comprehension_ver_1.pdfDownload
 T2-R-202-Yom-Kippur-Powerpoint_ver_2.pdfDownload
 t2-t-490-yom-kippur-word-search.pdfDownload
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Tuesday 23rd June

Literacy

Mathematics...

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 Extra challenge.pdfDownload
 Regular Challeng1.pdfDownload
 Time Focus Starter Challenge.pdfDownload
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Science...

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 Lesson Presentation Mighty Muscles.pdfDownload
 Mighty Muscles Activity Sheet - Pictures Included.pdfDownload
 Science.pdfDownload
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Monday 22nd June

Literacy

Here is this link to this weeks Literacy:   https://safeyoutube.net/w/9zQL

As we only have four days to write our story, I have only written sentences for the key points.  Deepen the moment by adding extra sentences to include more interesting details from the film.

It's Monday again and time to see if you can improve on your time in our Beat the Clock Challenge.  ..

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 Mental arithmetic extreme challenge.pdfDownload
 Mental arithmetic regular challenge.pdfDownload
 Mental arithmetic starter challenge.pdfDownload
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DT

PSHE

This week we are going to give you some questions to think about.  If you would like to record your answer you can use any medium you like.  You could create a podcast, art work, comic strip, song, newspaper report, mind map or record it in any way you like!

Here are today’s questions:

What ways are we all different from one another?

What are the benefits to this and the difficulties?

What skills do you use to work through any difficulties?

To help you to really think about your answers, try drawing the large outline of a person on a piece of paper, think of a friend, and then write all the ways you are the same in one colour and then all of the ways you are different to your friend in another colour.  You could think about physical appearance, hobbies, likes and dislikes, personalities and language.  Then talk about your answers to the questions with someone at home or record what you think.

Summer Week 8

Extra Weekly Challenges Wk8

Here are the weekly challenges for this week, if you want to do some extra work.  Pick one of the reading comprehensions (there are two to choose from) and complete one of the GPS challenges (there are three levels, 3 is the easiest).  The answers are also on the files.

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 Easier Comprehension 3.pdfDownload
 GPS 1.pdfDownload
 GPS 2.pdfDownload
 GPS 3.pdfDownload
 Trickier Comprehension 3.pdfDownload
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Thursday, 18th June

Literacy.

Mathematics...

Spanish

In this lesson, we will recap our previous learning, then learn how to say different places in a town or city. For this lesson, you will need a pen and paper.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-be-able-to-describe-what-there-is-in-your-town-or-city-in-spanish/

Have you completed all your home learning challenges this week?

Well done!

Why not download or print out your own certificate to prove how hard you've worked.

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 Week 8.pdfDownload
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Wednesday, 17th June

Literacy

Mathematics...

RE...

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 Jewish Festivals.pdfDownload
 T-T-2546180-Seder-Plate-Activity-Sheet_ver_6.pdfDownload
 t-tp-5751-seder-plate-activity-sheet.pdfDownload
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Tuesday. 16th June

Literacy

Just in case you missed it from last week, here's a mini sentence stack for you to practise your super sentence skills. 

No time pressure for these, they are just for practising.   If you want to, you can write more of your own sentences.

Mathematics.

This week we will be continuing with our theme of time. To day your activity is to think about how many days there are in each month of the year. There is a link to a poem that should help you to recall these facts easily.   ..

Science..

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 Lesson Presentation Marie Curie.pdfDownload
 T2-S-813-Marie-Curie-Fact-Sheet_ver_1.pdfDownload
 T2-S-814-Marie-Curie-Flip-Book-Biography.pdfDownload
 X-ray matching.pdfDownload
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Monday, 15th June

Literacy

We are having a little break from sentence stacking this week, although I enjoyed your sentences from last week so much, I have sneaked a little bit more in so watch out for it later in the week.

Today's task is looking at a picture and a story starter and answering some questions about it.

Mathematics..:

It's Monday! Are you ready for our weekly arithmetic challenge? Who can beat their time?

 

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 Mental arithmetic extreme challenge.pdfDownload
 Mental arithmetic regular challenge.pdfDownload
 Mental arithmetic starter challenge.pdfDownload
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DT

ICT

This week either practice your coding skills here : https://hourofcode.com/uk/learn

and/or your touch typing skills: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2f9j6/articles/z3c6tfr

Week 7

Week 7 Learning Certificate

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 Week 7.pdfDownload
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Extra Weekly Challenges Wk7

Here are the weekly challenges for this week, if you want to do some extra work.  Pick one of the reading comprehensions (there are two to choose from) and complete one of the GPS challenges (there are three levels, 1 is the easiest).  The answers are also on the files.

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 Easier Comprehension 2.pdfDownload
 GPS 1.pdfDownload
 GPS 2.pdfDownload
 GPS 3.pdfDownload
 Trickier Comprehension 2.pdfDownload
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Thank you again for your terrific sentences!  They were so amazing I had real trouble choosing any for the ending, they were all so brilliant. 

Thank you to everyone who contributed.  

Friday, 12th June

Literacy

Wow!  I have read some fantastic sentences this week.  You have really worked your socks off!

Today is the chance for you to show off your skills and write your own three (or more!) sentences to finish our story.  There are some prompts to help you and, if you get really stuck, there is a sentence structure to help guide you through in the file section below. 

Watch the video again here:     https://vimeo.com/channels/602483/76356335

 

I would really like to post the finished story here before the end of the day so please make sure, if you'd like to contribute, you send your sentences to me by 12.30pm.

Thank you everyone, it has been a real pleasure to read all your amazing sentences. 

When you have a complete story,  why not read it out loud to your family to impress them, or create your own story book with pictures to tell the tale, or you could even record yourself reading it to make an audio book!

Good luck you awesome authors!

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 Sentene Structure Helper.pdfDownload
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Maths.

Art

Thursday 11th June

Literacy.

Nearly there and we have a challenge for you tomorrow . . . . . .

I have written three more good sentences to tell the story of ‘The Catch’.  Use my sentence as a guide and the vocabulary vaults to write an even better one.

You can write your sentence any way you think sounds good if you include the main point.  You can even deepen the moment if you like by adding another sentence using one of the FANTASTIC lenses but remember, don’t move the story on, even though you know what happens!

You definitely don’t need to print your Literacy this week, just write you sentences down on paper and keep adding to them as we move through the week.

Don’t forget to send us your sentences, we’d love to read them and tell you how super you are.  Just remember, before you send it, check you haven’t missed any full-stops, capital letters or commas and read it to someone else to check it makes sense.

Good luck you creative creators!

Maths

Thursday is problem solving day so get your brains into gear! Don’t forget to use the calculation strategies we’ve been practising all week to help you solve the problems.

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 Day 4 - Regular Problem Solving.pdfDownload
 Day 4 - Starter Problem Solving.pdfDownload
 Word problems 2 HA.pdfDownload
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Wednesday 10th June

Literacy

We are over half-way there once you finish today’s sentences.  How is it going?  Why not drop your teacher a message to let them know, or better still, send them your sentences, if you haven’t already!

We have written three more good sentences to tell the story of ‘The Catch’.  If you haven't seen the story, watch it here:  https://vimeo.com/channels/602483/76356335

Use my sentences as a guide and the vocabulary vaults to write an even better one.

You can write your sentence any way you think sounds good if you include the main point.  You can even deepen the moment if you like by adding another sentence using one of the FANTASTIC lenses but remember, don’t move the story on, even though you know what happens!

You definitely don’t need to print your Literacy this week, just write you sentences down on paper and keep adding to them as we move through the week.

Don’t forget to send us your sentences, we’d love to read them and tell you how amazing you are.  Just remember, before you send it, check you haven’t missed any full-stops, capital letters or commas and read it to someone else to check it makes sense.

Good luck wicked wordsmiths!

Maths

Today there are some physical challenges to fit in with our time theme. I hope you’re full of energy!

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 Day 3 - Extreme Challenge.pdfDownload
 Day 3 - Regular Challenge.pdfDownload
 Day 3 - Starter Challenge.pdfDownload
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RE...

Tuesday 9th June

Literacy

How did it go yesterday?  Did you write some super sentences? 

Here comes the second part of the story.  If you want to watch the film again for some more inspiration of today’s plot points you’ll find in on Monday’s work.  Don’t forget to leave a gap between yesterday's sentences and today's so you have paragraphs in your writing.

I have written three more good sentences to tell the story of ‘The Catch’.  Use my sentence as a guide and the vocabulary vaults to write an even better one.

You can write your sentence any way you think sounds good if you include the main point.  You can even deepen the moment if you like by adding another sentence using one of the FANTASTIC lenses but remember, don’t move the story on, even though you know what happens!

You definitely don’t need to print your Literacy this week, just write you sentences down on paper and keep adding to them as we move through the week.

Don’t forget to send me (Mrs Miller) your sentences, I’d love to read them and tell you how wonderful you are.  Just remember, before you send it, check you haven’t missed any full-stops, capital letters or commas and read it to someone else to check it makes sense.

Good luck wondrous writers!

Maths

This week’s maths topic is time! Let’s see how much you can remember about time. It’s not just telling the time but also days of the week, months of the year and how long things last.

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 Day 2 - Extreme Challenge.pdfDownload
 Day 2 - Regular Challenge.pdfDownload
 Day 2 - Starter Challenge.pdfDownload
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Science

Monday, 8th June

Literacy

Good morning!

I don’t know about you but I have really missed our writing sessions together.  You always come up with such super ideas  .  As we can’t do this together, I thought we’d give Sentence Stacking a go for our Home Learning this week.  Please let me know how it goes. 

I have written three ok sentences to tell the story of ‘The Catch’.  You can watch the full story here: https://vimeo.com/channels/602483/76356335

Use my sentence as a guide and the vocabulary vaults to write an even better one.

You can write your sentence any way you think sounds good if you include the main point.  You can even deepen the moment if you like by adding another sentence using one of the FANTASTIC lenses but remember, don’t move the story on, even though you know what happens!

You definitely don’t need to print your Literacy this week, just write you sentences down on paper and keep adding to them as we move through the week.

Don’t forget to send me your sentences, I’d love to read them and remind you how brilliant you are.  Just remember, before you send it, check you haven’t missed any full-stops, capital letters or commas and read it to someone else to check it makes sense.

Good luck super sentence stackers!

Maths

Welcome back to another week of Lockdown Maths. Today is our mental arithmetic speed challenge. 

Can you beat last week’s time?

Can you try the next level of challenge up?

Good luck

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 Mental arithmetic extreme challenge.pdfDownload
 Mental arithmetic regular challenge.pdfDownload
 Mental arithmetic starter challenge.pdfDownload
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Spanish

In this lesson, we will recap our previous learning in Spanish and then learn how to answer the question ¿Dónde vives? and saying where we live in Spanish. For this lesson, you will need a pen and pencil and some paper, as well as another person or a cuddly toy to have a conversation with!

https://www.thenational.academy/year-3/foundation/saying-where-you-live-in-spanish-year-3-wk6-2

ICT

Explore the 'Thinkuknow' site designed to help children learn to stay safe online.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

Wk6 Learning Challenges

Extra Weekly Challenges Wk6

Here are the weekly challenges for this week, if you want to do some extra work.  Pick one of the reading comprehensions (there are two to choose from) and complete one of the GPS challenges (there are three levels).  The answers are also on the files.

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 Easier Comprehension 1.pdfDownload
 GPS 1 Challenge.pdfDownload
 GPS 1 Easy.pdfDownload
 GPS 1 Regular.pdfDownload
 Trickier Comprehension 1.pdfDownload
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Friday 5th June

Literacy

Writing Challenge

Being healthy is extremely important so that we can live longer and be active.  Lots of people think that keeping active is the way to stay healthy. This does help you to keep healthy however it isn’t the only way.

If you are active but you eat lots of sugar and fatty foods you are not being as healthy as you could be!

Your challenge:

Write a recipe for a healthy snack.  

Remember, you don’t have to complete this challenge today.  You have a whole week to plan, make and write about your healthy snack. 

If you made a healthy lunch for Science this week, you might like use that as your recipe idea.

If you can’t make a healthy snack, why not make one up to write about.

There is an example below.  Remember, you could use your ICT skills to present your recipe in a different way.

Maths

Design and Technology

This half term our Design and Technology is all about knowing where food comes from and the seasonality of food. The seasonality is when certain foods grow and when they can be picked and eaten.

With our food coming from all over the world it’s easy to forget that summer is the season strawberries and tomatoes grow in the UK. If you’re eating strawberries in winter, they’ve probably come from a country far, far away!

Your first DT challenge is to make a list of fruit and vegetables in your house and write down which country they come from. Most packaging has country of origin marked on it.

Your second challenge is to grow something from a slice. The video shows how to grow strawberries, blueberries or tomatoes from slices.

Good luck!

 

Art

Here is an art task linked to our new topic that we really hope you enjoy! You can take a photo of real foods that you have arranged... or draw... or create a collage out of magazine cuttings or food packaging. We can't wait to see what you come up with!

Thursday 4th June

Literacy

Today, we have a subordinate clause challenge.  We are going to be writing some complex sentences. 

A subordinate clause is the clause in the sentence that doesn't make sense on its own. It always contains a subordinating conjunction and adds more detail to the sentence.

Now, have a go at writing some complex sentences containing subordinating clauses.  There are sentence starters to help you.  If you get really stuck, try finishing the phrases below:

When I go shopping, I __________________ .

Whilst I am waiting for ____ , I __________ .

If I am good, I _____________ .

Remember, there is no need to print.  Just write your sentences on a piece of paper.

Maths

Thursday is problem solving day, a chance to use the calculation skills you've been practising.

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 Day 4 - Starter Problem Solving.pdfDownload
 Day 4 - Regular Problem Solving.pdfDownload
 Day 4 - Extreme Problem Solving.pdfDownload
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Wednesday 3rd June

Literacy

It’s punctuation challenge time today.  Copy out the words and add the correct punctuation.  Remember to read it out loud once you are finished using the punctuation you have added to check.  Don’t forget to check your capital letters very carefully!

Remember, there is no need to print.  You can just copy out the text.  The answers are on the following page..

Maths

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 Day 3 - Starter Challenge.pdfDownload
 Day 3 - Regular Challenge.pdfDownload
 Day 3 - Extreme Challenge.pdfDownload
 squared paper.pdfDownload
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Religious Education

In R.E. this half term we are learning more about Judaism. We are beginning this learning by looking at Jewish places of worship. 

Tuesday 2nd June

Literacy

There is a spelling challenge today.  Spot the spelling that is correct.  If you’d like an extra challenge then write some sentences to practice using these words. 

Remember, there is no need to print.  You can just record the spelling you think is correct on a piece of paper. 

Scroll down to find the answers to see if you are right.

Maths

Today we are continuing with data handling and graphs.

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Science

Here is today's science

Monday 1st June

Literacy

Today we are going to test our vocabulary skills.  Can you match the words to the correct definitions?  If you’d like an extra challenge then try using these words in sentences.

Remember, you don’t need to print out the document.  Practise your handwriting by copying out the words and their definitions or you can just write the words in a list. 

The answers are at the bottom of the document - so no cheating!

Maths

 

Welcome back to another week of Lockdown Maths. Today is our mental arithmetic speed challenge. 

Hopefully you’ve still got your times from before the holiday. Today your challenge is to beat your best time.

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This week we are going to look at data handling and creating graphs. Answer the below survey and tomorrow we will use the results to make a graph.

I think it will only allow 40 people to vote (as it's a free version of Survey Monkey), so if it stops working it has probably means 40 people have already voted!

Let's hope it works or we might have to have a day off Maths tomorrow!

Create your own user feedback survey

ICT

For ICT this week, there is an opportunity to use ICT to present your writing challenge (more on that on Friday. . . ).

In the meantime, spend some time practising your coding skills here : https://hourofcode.com/us/learn

 

Spanish

Saying how you feel in Spanish

In this lesson, you will recap your previous learning and then revise how to say different emotions in Spanish. By the end of the lesson you will be able to say how you feel in Spanish! You will need a pen and paper for this lesson.

https://www.thenational.academy/year-3/foundation/saying-how-you-feel-in-spanish-year-3-wk5-2

Week 5 Home Learning

Have you complete all your home learning challenges this week?

Well done!

Why not download or print out your own certificate to prove how hard you've worked.

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Extra Weekly Challenges Wk5

Here are the weekly challenges for this week, if you want to do some extra work.  Pick one of the reading comprehensions (there are two to choose from) and complete one of the GPS challenges (there are three levels).  The answers are also on the files

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Friday 22nd May

Literacy: Writing Challenge

Create your own survival guide for the rainforest.  You can include any details you think are important. 

If you’re stuck try thinking about clothes, food, dangerous animals, shelter and plants.  There are some examples in the document below to get you started.

Don’t rush, you have a whole week to plan, design and create your guide.  Here is a list of things to do to make your guide amazing:

Maths

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Art

Thursday 21st May

Literacy

Today we’ve got a conjunction challenge. 

Conjunctions help us add more detail to our sentences.  Have a look at the sentences you have written this week and re-write them adding in a conjunction and a bit of extra detail.  If you haven’t written any sentences this week, look through your vocabulary and spelling work to give you some ideas of sentences you could write.

Remember, there is no need to print.  Just write your sentences on a piece of paper.

Maths

 

Thursday is problem solving day. Don't forget to use the calculation methods we've been practising to help work out the answers.

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Spanish

In this lesson, you will recap your knowledge from last week and build on your knowledge by learning the days of the week. You can then use this, as well as your previous knowledge of months and numbers, to say the date in Spanish!

For this lesson you will need some paper and a pen or pencil to write down your new vocabulary

https://www.thenational.academy/year-3/foundation/how-to-say-the-date-in-spanish-year-3-wk4-2

ICT

If you are lucky enough to have a powerpoint or slides app on your laptop, why not create a few slides showing what you have learnt about the rainforest.  You could present your information about rainforest animals in a different way or write about the different layers of the rainforest using your work from a few weeks ago. 

If that sounds a bit tricky, keep up those touch typing skills here https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2f9j6/articles/z3c6tfr

Wednesday 20th May

Extra Special PE

To celebrate  #InternationalDayofFamilies, we’re teaming up with Colchester United and the EFL Trust to host the Joy of Moving Festival at 1pm on Wednesday 20th May.  All KS2 children (Years 3 to 6) and their families, please join in.  

Links to all the games are available on our Whole School Learning Page in the 'Keeping Active' page.

Good luck!

 

Literacy

It’s punctuation challenge time today.  Copy out the words and add the correct punctuation.  Remember to read it out loud once you are finished using the punctuation you have added to check.

Remember, there is no need to print.  You can just copy out the text.  The answers are in the file below.

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Maths

Today we are looking at a different way of dividing called chunking. There is a video to help. 

We are also continuing with our work on perimeters

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Religious Education

Our last session on Hindu festivals. Please continue to record your answers on the sheet previously provided or alternatively, share your answers with somebody in your household. 

There is also a Diwali board game you can print and play, or make one of your own.

 

Tuesday 19th May

Literacy

It is spelling challenge today.  Spot the spelling that is correct.  If you’d like an extra challenge then write some sentences using these words.  You could make it extra tricky and write your sentences about the rainforest.

Remember, there is no need to print.  You can just record the spelling you think is correct on a piece of paper.  The answers are in the file below.

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Maths

Today's challenge is all about measuring perimeter. If you aren't able to print the sheet out draw your own shapes using a ruler and practice measuring the length of the sides and adding them together to work out the perimeter.

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Need more maths? Don't forget BBC Bitesize.

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

 

Monday 18th May

Literacy

Today we are going to test our vocabulary skills.  Can you match the words to the correct definitions?  If you’d like an extra challenge then write these words in sentences.

Remember, you don’t need to print out the document.  Practise your handwriting by copying out the words and their definitions or you can just write the words in a list. 

The answers are in the file list below.

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Maths

Our week of maths will follow the same structure as last week:

Monday – Mental arithmetic focus

Tuesday – Written methods (with an extra focus on division) and topic (continuing with measuring)

Wednesday – Written methods and topic

Thursday – Problem solving

Friday – Practical maths

So today is your chance to beat last weeks time taken to complete the mental arithmetic challenge. You can do it!

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If you are in need of some extra maths, why not try the BBC Bitesize activities, this week it's fractions.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zd8mt39

Design and Technology

Friday 15th May

Extra Weekly Challenges Wk4

Here are the weekly challenges for this week, if you want to do some extra work.  Pick one of the reading comprehensions (there are two to choose from) and complete one of the GPS challenges (there are three levels).  The answers are also on the files.

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Literacy Writing Challenge

This week’s challenge is to write the next part of the story. 

Re-watch the video from Tuesday and think about what happens to Toki next.  Does he return to his tribe or does he continue his adventures with his new friend?  Can you decide what happens and write the next part of the story for me? 

If that sounds a bit tricky you can always re-tell the story from the video.  There is no need to rush, you have got a whole week to work on your story. 

Whichever activity you choose, remember to use your punctuation and your word bank to make your sentences accurate and exciting.  You could also include similes, metaphors, alliteration and any of the other ‘boomtastics’ you remember.

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Maths

Friday practical challenge!

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Art

Thursday 14th May.

Literacy

Let’s practise our inverted commas for dialogue.  Add in the missing inverted commas (speech marks) to the dialogue on the document below and then create some dialogue sentences of your own remembering to use capital letters and inverted commas in the correct place.

Here is a refresher video if you need it:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/ztcp97h

Maths

Thursday is problem solving day! There is a starter challenge which has multiplication and division problems.

When you're completing the regular challenge read the questions carefully and turn them into number sentences.

Don't forget to use the written strategies we've been practising to work out the answers.

There are 3 levels of challenge green, pink and purple. Have a quick look at the questions in each colour and choose which challenge you think yo can handle! You only need to do one colour set (unless you really want to do them all).

Again, please don't feel you need to print the sheet out, you can just write down your calculation.

 

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Spanish

This lesson is all about learning to say when your birthday is and learning numbers up to 31.  You will need a pencil and some paper for this one.

https://www.thenational.academy/year-3/foundation/saying-your-birthday-in-spanish-year-3-wk3-2

ICT

Try brushing up on your touch typing skills using https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2f9j6/articles/z3c6tfr

Wednesday 13th May

Literacy

Today is for punctuation practice.  Can you use the correct punctuation for the example sentences and then create some your own remembering to use ? . ! (as well as remembering your capital letters!). 

Watch the film again (see Tuesday 12th challenges) to give you some ideas of other sentences you could write.

Maths

Day 2 of measuring.

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Religious Education

This week we will be continuing our learning of Hindu festivals.

Following on from the festival of Holi; the presentation introduces the Hindu festival Navaratri.

I have attached the sheet that you started last week. 

Tuesday 12th May

Literacy

Toki’s tribe expects him to bring home the head of the biggest animal possible. In return, he will receive honour and respect. However, this rite of passage does not turn out as planned. With the help of a colourful new friend, he achieves something much bigger. 

Watch and enjoy the story here: https://safeyoutube.net/w/jUsD

Now, see if you can improve the story sentences by adding some fronted adverbial phrases.  Remember, you don't need to print anything out unless you want to.  Just write your sentences straight onto paper.  You can use the word bank in the file list to help. 

If you need a refresher about fronted adverbials watch this video.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zp937p3

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Maths

Today we will be practising our written methods and completing some measuring challenges.

The videos are still on the right of the webpage if you need any reminders on how to do the written methods.

 

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Science.

Monday 11th May

Literacy

Look at the picture below and think of words for each of the FANTASTICs.  Try using an online thesaurus (if you don’t already have one at home) to help think of some really good examples.  Here are a few to get you started:  steamy, dense, tropical, exotic, scuttling

Remember, you don't have to print anything for this task - just write your word bank on some paper.  If you get really stuck, have a look at the attached word bank.

Extra challenge – try creating your own sentences using some of these words.  How creative can you be?

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Maths

Over the next few weeks, up to half term, the online maths learning will follow the following pattern:

Monday – Mental arithmetic focus

Tuesday – Written methods and topic (this week measuring)

Wednesday – Written methods and topic

Thursday – Problem solving

Friday – Maths games

The maths is designed to keep those basic skills ticking over. It should be possible to do most of the maths with out printing things out. For example, written method calculations the children can just write down the calculation,  word problems, the children can read the problem from the screen and record the calculation needed and the answer.

Today's Maths - Mental Arithmetic

Inspired by Elyse in 3R, who has been completing mental arithmetic challenges against the clock, today's challenge, choose either the starter or regular challenge and time how long it takes to answer all the questions. We will do this each week and hopefully you will get quicker.

 

Afterwards play hit the button and practise your number bonds

 https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

Also, for a change to TT rockstars, try this dino app to practise your times tables. The first link is for android phones and the second is for iphones.

 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.com.BrainBox.TTGo 

 https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/times-tables-go/id1505181056 

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Design and Technology

Extra Weekly Challenges 04.05.2020

Here are the weekly challenges for this week, if you want to do some extra work.  Pick one of the reading comprehensions (there are two to choose from) and complete one of the GPS challenges (there are three levels).  The answers are also on the files.

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Thursday, 7th May

Literacy

It’s writing challenge time. . . .

Can you write an open letter to someone?  You could write to a supermarket or school asking them to make one of the changes we talked about yesterday or stick with the climate change theme mentioned in the video.  You could even write to the government (Mr Johnson himself) about helping protect the rainforests or another issue you want to try and solve.  It is up to you.  Good luck – and don’t forget, it doesn’t have to be finished today.

Introduction video https://safeyoutube.net/w/OuR9

Examples: https://safeyoutube.net/w/EsR9

https://safeyoutube.net/w/kwR9

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Maths

More money challenges below.

Remember if the regular challenge isn't enough, head for White Rose!

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

The photo shows a times table peg game that you might want to make if you're feeling creative over the weekend. In Year 3 we focus on the 3, 4 and 8 times tables, so you could make it for one of those times tables.

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History

As we have a special bank holiday tomorrow, let’s find out what makes VE day so special.

Try watching this film: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks2-ve-day/z7xtmfr

To celebrate at home, you might want to make your own bunting ready for tomorrow.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/4TrqYDyf4PMdLypxzyTwGDg/great-british-bunting

 

There are more great ideas on our Whole School Learning Page.

 

 

As it is a Bank Holiday tomorrow we won't be posting anymore activities until Monday.

We hope you have a safe and happy Bank Holiday Weekend.

See you next Week!

The Year 3 Team

Wednesday 6th May

Literacy

What can we do to help protect the rainforest?  Read through the slides, they are different to yesterday, to find out and then pick an idea to share with others by making a poster.

Maths

Here's today's learning  with some more money challenges.

If the regular challenge isn't enough, head for White Rose!

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

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Religious Education

This week we are learning about the Hindu festival of Holi.

Please feel free to either print and fill out the Holi section of the sheet, copy the information on to paper or simply tell another person in your house.

If you choose to record your work , keep it handy as we will be covering the other festivals in the coming weeks.

Tuesday 5th May

Literacy

You’ve probably heard a lot about rainforests disappearing on the news.  Here is some information for you to read about deforestation.  Once you’re finished, make a simple table on some paper and sort the statements (or copy them down) into which ones are positive reasons (there are some positive aspects!) and which are negative.  The answers are at the end of the slide so see if you've got them right.  If you do want to print then the statements can also be found in the file list below.

Remember, you don't have to print the information, you can just copy the statements given onto paper.

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Maths

For the rest of this week we are going to continue to practise our written methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and then also complete some money challenges.

I have separated the starter and regular challenges onto different sheets. 

Although you can print out these sheets they are designed so you can do them without needing to print. The number sentences can be copied onto paper, there is a practical activity each day and the final problems on the page you can just show your answers, you don't even need to copy the question off the screen.

If the regular challenge isn't enough, head for White Rose!

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

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Science

Monday 4th May

Literacy

Today we are going to find out about the most famous rainforest, The Amazon.  After looking through the information you will be comparing the Amazon rainforest with a famous forest we have here in England.  Read the 'Forest Fact Texts' for more information. 

For your activity today you can either fill in (or write on paper) the information from the 'Comparing Forests Activity Sheet' or, if you’re finding writing a bit tricky, there is a cut and paste (or copy out!) Venn diagram to help.

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Maths

 

Good morning! Today our revision sheet is a recap of all 4 number operations, add, subtract, multiply and divide. My videos are still on the website if you need a reminder, just scroll down this column to find them. 

The aim of the revision sheets are to keep children's basic maths skills ticking over during Lockdown and to provide activities that the majority of children can have a go at independently.

It is split into 3 columns which gradually get more difficult. You can either do all 3 parts or just choose the level which best suits your child.

The White Rose maths offers more of a challenge and requires a higher level of adult support. There are animations for each day's worksheet and these really help. The difficulty level on White Rose does fluctuate, so if you are finding things really tricky, but really want to have a go, it is well worth looking at the Year 2 material.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

 As with all your home  learning, please just choose what works for you and your child. If you're a maths lover and on a roll, do it all! If it's one of those lockdown days when everyone's had enough, play catch whilst saying the 3s pattern or play TT Rockstars! 

 

Spanish

Hopefully, this lesson will jog your memories on how to introduce yourself in Spanish.

https://www.thenational.academy/year-3/foundation/introducing-yourself-in-spanish-year-3-wk2-2

Weekly Challenges 27.04.2020

Here are some activities you can complete at any time during the week, if you want to.  Don't forget the weekly writing challenge - find Monday 27th April's daily Literacy challenge for more details.

Pick one of the reading comprehensions (there are two levels of challenge) and one of the GPS mats (there are 3 levels of challenge).

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Older Learning

Friday 1st May

Literacy

Today you are going to find out a little bit about some of the animals you might find in a rainforest.  Read through the information below and then choose an animal to research.

Fill in your Animal Fact File (in the file list) with what you have found out or just use the headings to record your facts on paper.  You might like to create a mini non-chronological report about your animal with sub-headings and sentences.

Here is the link to the information in case you need it:

https://ypte.org.uk/factsheets/rainforest-animals/introduction

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Maths

Today’s challenge is to design your own maths board game. You could choose to use maths questions that the players can answer in their head (times tables and number bonds) or it could be a game where you need to use the written calculation methods that we’ve been practicing (84 ¸ 4, 24 x 3 …) You could even think of a theme for you maths game like Star Wars, Frozen or the rainforest.

 

If you need inspiration just Google ‘homemade maths games’ for lots of ideas.

 

If you’re all out of creativity, or materials to make things with, then don’t forget TTRockstars and Hit the Button websites. Lockdown is a fantastic chance to learn your times tables and number bonds.

Rainforest Art - Week 2

Thursday 30th April

Literacy

Today we are going to explore the different layers that make up the rainforest. 

Look through the information and create your own diagram of the different layers.  If you’re finding it too tricky to draw, there is a picture you can print out and label instead.  Once you have finished, check the answers to see if you labelled them correctly.

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Maths

 

Division, part 2! It's very similar to yesterday's so watch Wednesday's maths video below if you need a refresher. 

Don't forget there's White Rose too:

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Yesterday's White Rose problem solving was very tricky!

 

Spanish

This week, we are going to try something new.  We found some online lessons and would like to know what you think of them.  Please let us know your score if you take the quiz at the end

https://www.thenational.academy/year-3/foundation/el-alfabeto-y-los-numeros-year-3-wk1-2

Music

It can be tricky to access musical activities at home.  Each week we will try and post a music activity you might like to try in the weekly challenges box.  This week’s is all about body percussion.  Try it anytime.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ten-pieces/watch-this-do-this-weekly-activities/zjy3382

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Wednesday 29th April

Literacy

Let’s find out a little bit more about rainforests. . .

Read through the information on rainforest climates below and then use https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/ to look up the current temperatures of rainforest locations.  If you’re having trouble with the internet you can use the information on the file list instead.

Here are the names so you can cut and paste them.  Just use the first word:

  • Catacamas, Honduras
  • Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Singapore
  • Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Macapa, Brazil
  • Kuching, Malaysia
  • Takoradi, Ghana

How are these temperatures different to our current temperature?

If you want to, you could make a weather forecast with the information from the file list.  There’s also a weather forecast word bank, if you want to use it.

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Maths

 

Today we are moving on to division. Please watch the video below, it will really help. 

 

Don't forget there's White Rose too:

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Religious Education

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Tuesday 28th April

Literacy

Welcome to our Rainforest topic.  Over the next few weeks we will be finding out information about Rainforests.  Today's task is a reading and research task.  You can print out the recording sheet below or just answer the questions on paper. 

Tuesday's Maths

Day 2 of Mix it Up! Today you have some word problems. You need to either add, subtract or multiply to solve them.

Just choose one coloured column to solve. Green is the starter challenge, pink is the regular challenge and purple is the extra challenge.

Don't forget to use the methods we've been practicing to work out the answers. You can draw the 10s and 1s grid or use column method. Today is all about practising the methods we've been learning.

Good luck!

Also have a look at maths monster's video on Dojo Class story. Can you work out what he's got wrong?

If you fancy some extra maths, White Rose's Monday challenge, adding fractions, isn't too tricky!

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Science

Monday 27th April

Literacy

We would like to introduce this weeks writing challenge linked to wellbeing.

In this challenge, you’ll need to chill out and write a simple meditation! Watch the introduction video, then watch a few examples made by other children.  You might also find some ideas on the Wellbeing menu opposite.

You’ll need to decide on a theme for your meditation, then write:

  • An introduction
  • How to prepare
  • Guided instructions
  • An ending

Watch the link to find out a bit more and get inspired.  You can find a template in our weekly challenge downloads on the right of the page.  

Introduction Video: https://safeyoutube.net/w/jLG8

Here are some examples: 

https://safeyoutube.net/w/FLG8

https://safeyoutube.net/w/gOG8

Please don't rush, you've got all week to have a go, if you'd like to.

Maths

 

Today's revision challenge is a mix of addition, subtraction and multiplication today. Look carefully at each question to see which operation you need to do!

If you and your child are up for an extra challenge try today's White Rose activity 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

 

ICT

You could use your ICT skills to record your meditation this week or you could send some time practising your coding skills here:

https://hourofcode.com/uk/learn

Design and Technology - Rainforest project

This is a project which could last the whole week. Be creative and have fun! 

 

.Friday 24th April

Literacy

Today you could use your alliteration skills to make a short poem using the letter or letters of your name or initials.  Watch the 'Playing with words' video again to get an idea of what you could do. 

Once you're finished, you could copy out and decorate your poem or, you might like to perform your poem and maybe even send us a recording.  We have added a video about performing poetry to give you a few ideas, if you want to give it try.

 
 

Optional handwriting

If you'd like to practise your joining, then watch below for our first edition!

Maths

 

Today, for a change, some Friday Maths games and don't forget TTRockstars and Hit the button websites.

 

Game 1: Multiplication Bingo 

Step 1:  In this mathematical version of the game, all players write down 5 numbers, which are multiples of a given times table. For example: if they were doing the 5 times table, they might write 10, 35, 45, 50 and 60.

Step 2: A third person can lead the game and call out multiplication questions from the chosen times table, or they can be written on cards, jumbled up in a pile for players to take turns picking and reading out.

Step 3: If the player has an answer to the question on their bingo board, they can cross it out. First person to cross out all their numbers is the winner. 

Try with the 3, 4 or 8 times tables.

Game 2:  The Yes/No Game

Step 1: Both players put a card on their head. It could have a number on it, a shape etc…. 

Step 2: The first player asks a question which can only be answered with ‘yes’ or ‘no’. E.g. ‘Am I odd?’ ‘Am I under 20?’ ‘Do I have 4 sides?’ etc…..

Step 3: They keep asking questions until the get the answer correct, or they run out of turns (you can set the number of turns they get at the beginning of the game). Then it is time for the other player to have a go.

Game 3: Bang Bang (If you’re lucky enough to have more than 1 pupil in your home learning class!)

Step 1: 2 players stand back to back, cowboy shootout style. 

Step 2: A question is called out, such as ‘what is 7 x 4?’ 

Step 3: The first player to turn, face their opponent, shout ‘bang bang’ and to give the answer wins the round.

Step 4: This is then repeated until a number of points, decided at the start of the game, is reached. That player is then the winner.

Game 4: The 24 Game 

You’ll need the number cards from a pack of playing cards.

Step 1: Each player picks 4 number cards at random from the pile. 

Step 2: They then need to find a way to manipulate the 4 digits using any of the 4 operations (+, -, x, ÷) so the end result is 24 For example, if they chose 4, 7, 8, 8, they could do (7 – (8÷8) x 4 = 24)

Step 3: If nobody is able to reach 24, you can make it closest wins!

 

All these games game from the webpage:

https://thirdspacelearning.com/blog/fun-maths-games-activities-for-kids/#1--indoor-maths-games-and-activities-your-child-can-play-at-home-

 So, if you enjoyed them and want to discover more games take a look.

Art.

Thursday 23rd April

Why not watch the legend of George and the dragon here:

https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/short-stories/george-and-the-dragon

Then have a look through the facts.

Maths - Multiplication part 2

Below is your expanded multiplication challenge from Twinkl.

 

There is also a multiplication grid.

 

Watch the video below if you need any help completing the Twinkl challenge or using the multiplication grid.

Literacy.

Watch this video about playing with words in poetry and complete the assonance challenge below:

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Spanish.

It's time to revise your colours.  Watch the colour video and write down the names of the colours on a piece of paper.  Then watch the 'what colour am I' video and sing-a-long in Spanish.

Colour revision: https://safeyoutube.net/w/BwY6

What colour are you? https://safeyoutube.net/w/mwY6

Can anyone guess what 'soy' or 'una buena pregunta' means?

There is also a colouring sheet if you'd like to use it below but you can always draw your own picture and record the Spanish colours you have used.

If you're looking for a little extra Spanish practice then you can sign up for a free Duolingo account try: https://www.duolingo.com/learn

Wednesday 22nd April

Maths

Below is Wednesday's revision challenge document.

There is also a video showing how to multiply using the expanded column method.

If you and your child are up for a challenge try today's White Rose activity https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

 

Religious Education

Following on from our previous learning about the religion of Hinduism, we are now focusing on places that are special to Hindus.

Please look through the 'Special Places' information and complete one of the sheets provided. 

Tuesday 21st April 

Literacy

This week we are looking at poetry.  To refresh your memories watch this video about poems first, then listen to a poet reading her own poem and answer the questions.

Poetry Revision: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjhhvcw/articles/zg6dng8

New Moon poem: https://safeyoutube.net/w/K516

Maths

 

Below is Tuesday's revision challenge document.

There is also a video if you've forgotten how to subtract when you need to exchange. 

If you and your child are up for a challenge try today's White Rose activity https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Science

Welcome back!

Monday 20th April - Summer Term!

Weekly Challenges 20.04.2020

Here are some activities you can complete at any time during the week, if you want to.  Don't forget the weekly writing challenge - find Monday 20th April's daily Literacy challenge for more details.

Pick one of the reading comprehensions (there are two levels of challenge) and one of the GPS mats (there are 3 levels of challenge).

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Literacy

We'd like to introduce a weekly writing challenge that, if you'd like to complete it, isn't due until next Monday so you've got lots of time to think about it, complete it and present it however you like.  There is a template available if you'd like to use it.  Check out the weekly challenge box opposite.

This weeks challenge is to write or present a book review.  Try watching the videos below for some inspiration.  You could write about a book you are reading now, or a book that you have already finished.

Click on this address to listen to the complete challenge: https://safeyoutube.net/w/nw16

Here are some examples:

 

 

Maths

Summer Term Maths

 Time to get our brains back into gear after all that Easter chocolate!

Because all the children are at different levels with their maths, each day we will suggest a variety of activities.

 

Revision sheet

Starter challenge

For children for whom maths isn’t their strongest subject.

Revision sheet

Regular challenge

For children who are reasonably confident with their maths.

Revision sheet

Extra challenge

For anyone who was able to complete the regular challenge without needing any adult support.

White Rose Maths

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

 

This is the type of maths we would be doing in class. Most children would need an adult with them to support them with this learning. It is well worth looking at the Year 2 units as well as the Year 3 units.

 

In these tricky times, the home learning should be fun and not too much of a chore! Choose carefully, and if there are days when you just do the practical challenge from the revision sheet or some TT Rockstars, that’s fine. 

 

Below is the revision sheet document.

 

If you and your child are up for a challenge try today's White Rose activity https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

ICT

This weeks ICT is an opportunity to present your work in different ways.  There will be several opportunities, especially in our Literacy tasks this week, to use ICT to present your work if you can.  You could use a word processor to type some work up, video yourself performing or presenting or create some art work, there are a number of possibilities!

What ever you choose, make sure you stay safe and have fun :)

You can post your work on your Class Dojo Portfolio or, if that is a bit tricky, you can email it to your teachers (just message them for the details).  We would like to have the opportunity to share some of your fantastic work (once we've worked out exactly how!) with all of Year 3 so please let us know that we can when you send it in.

Happy Easter!

Hope you all have a restful break.

Below are some activities and ideas, but only if you want to!

There are also some ideas on here: https://www.planbee.com/blog/easter-activities-for-kids/

See you after the break!

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It is important to take regular brain breaks- try out Go Noodle on https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2YBT7HYqCbbvzu3kKZ3wnw for some fun ideas

Friday 03/04/2020

Literacy

Perfect picture!

If you could walk through a door into anywhere, what would it look like? Draw a picture of the place you have chosen/imagined.

 

Maths

Art/ DT

Well done!

You have finished the second week of our challenges!

If you have a printer, you can download and print off this certificate.

Thursday 02/04/2020

Literacy

I tried to write some sentences to go with the picture, but when I read them back, they were really boring :(

Today’s challenge is to improve my sentences using adjectives, adverbs, prepositions and conjunctions to extend your ideas.  You might even want to add some of your own sentences.

The man walked across the grass. The door was open. There was a light.

Maths

Lots of people definitely found yesterday's fraction maths tricky.

Don't forget, if you are finding it tricky, have a go at  the revision files.

Or take a break from the White Rose maths and spend a bit of extra time on Timestable Rockstars or Hit the Button.

 

Lesson 4 is available on the White Rose Website but, based on responses to Wednesday's Maths, we have jumped to lesson 5 which covers a different aspect of fractions, equivalence.

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Wednesday 01/04/2020

Literacy

Read the story starter, look at the picture and then, answer the questions below. . . . .  remember there are no wrong answers, let your imagination run wild!

Two mysterious portals had appeared in the twilight. The first door burst open and beams of light poured through, filling the countryside with a warm, amber glow.

Sleepily, a man stumbled over the cool grass in a dream-like trance. The Earth seemed to stand still. Everything seemed to have stopped. All he could hear was the distant rumble of thunder, and the constant drone of the television within.

He was now just a few steps away. What lay beyond the mysterious door ahead? What might that world be like?

Question time!

Who is the man in the picture?

What do you think might be inside both rooms?

How did the lamp get there?

If the doors above were portals into the future and the past, which door would you visit first and why?

Is there more of the past or the future?

Should we think more about the past or the future? Is it important to think of both? Can you explain your thoughts?

Maths

This week is a fraction challenge. Download the lesson 3 file below.

 

If you are not feeling very confident about the fractions challenge try the revisit file before you have a go at the Year 3 challenges.

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

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Wednesday - Fraction Activities

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Wednesday - Revisiting Fractions

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Religious Education 

To summarise our learning around the Easter story, please complete one of the worksheets below. There are 1, 2 or 3 star challenges. 

Tuesday 31/03/2020

Literacy

Sentence challenge

Use the picture below to help. . . . 

Make a list of adverbs to describe how the man moves as he approaches the door. Can you write a few sentences that begin with one or two adverbs?

Use a Thesaurus to find some better words than quickly, quietly or slowly. 

Try the 'Adverbs' file below to try out different types of adverbs.

E.g. Slowly, the man ambled towards the doorway…

Sleepily and cautiously, he stumbled across the grass

Don't forget those capital letters and full-stops!

Maths

This week is a fraction challenge. Download the lesson 2 file below.

 

If you are not feeling very confident about the fractions challenge try the revisit file before you have a go at the Year 3 challenges.

 

The maths is from the White Rose website, which is the maths program we follow at school. The below link will take you to their website which has a video guide, incase you get stuck! Today, as an extra treat, I've included the answers!

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Year 3 Fractions Files

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Revisiting fractions files.

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Monday  30/03/2020

Welcome back!

Literacy

Welcome to the start of the week. 

All these challenges are designed so you don't have to print things out, just work on a piece of paper.  The files are located at the end of today challenges.  The answers are also included so you can see how well you did straight away.

Warm up 

It's time to practise your grammar skills.  There are 3 challenges on the GPS challenge so you can choose how confident you feel.  After each challenge are the answers so you can check your skills.

Main Activity

Now, it's time to revise your adverb knowledge.  Work through the 'All About Adverbs' document and try the activities.  If you want to do more practise, there is another adverb sheet for you to try.

Maths

This week is a fraction challenge. Download the file below. If you are not feeling very confident about fractions challenge try the revision file before you have a go at the Year 3 challenges.

 

The maths is from the White Rose website, which is the maths program we follow at school.

 

The below link will take you to their website which has a video guide, incase you get stuck!

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Spanish

Hola!

Keep revising your greetings by singing along with Ben Shires

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1--ks2-mfl-spanish-greetings-with-ben-shires/zfksqp3

Then try singing along with our numbers to 10 song:

https://safeyoutube.net/w/swx3

Can you play a game that practises your numbers?  You might like to use playing cards and practise your number bonds to 10 in Spanish.

Also, listen to another story in Spanish.  Try ‘The Tortoise and the Hare’.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z3jc87h

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Weekend Challenge

Friday's Challenges  27/03/2020

Welcome to our last challenges of the week . . .

Literacy

Sentence challenge

‘spindly branches like fingers’ is an example of a simile.

Can you think of other similes to describe the trees or the tunnel?

E.g. The tunnel’s walls were green like_________.

The tree branches swayed in the wind like________.

 

Now create your own similes to match the picture.  You might like to use some ideas from your Tuesday Challenge word banks.  Don’t forget to record your sentences carefully with neat writing, capital letters and full-stops.

 

Let us know how much you enjoyed the challenges this week so we can prepare more for next week.

 

Maths

It's more number operation practise to help you become experts in addition and subtraction!  Remember to check each section with a helpful adult or a calculator before you move on.

If you need a refresher for using column addition or subtraction, scroll down for the videos on Monday and Tuesday's challenges.

Don't forgot to keep your mental maths skills going by also playing on TTRS and Hit the button.

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Art

Why not design your own positive message and illustration of hope to display in your window or you could send it in to appear in more places and brighten other peoples days.

Try this link for more details: https://www.mbcg.media/hope/

 

Thursday's Challenges  26/03/2020

Literacy

Perfect picture

Does the tunnel ever end?

Use your art skills to create an image showing what awaits at the end if there is one?  You can use anything you like. 

It would be lovely to share this work with the rest of Year 3 on Dojo, if we can.

Please let us know if we can share what you send us.

 

Maths

It's more number operation practise to help you become experts in addition!  Remember to check each section with a helpful adult or a calculator before you move on.

If you need a refresher for using column addition, scroll down for the video on Monday's challenges.

Don't forgot to keep your mental maths skills going by also playing on TTRS and Hit the button.

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

DT

This challenge is one you might want to take more than one day over.

Wednesday's Challenges  25/03/2020

Literacy

Good grammar

Watch the video on inverted commas:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/ztcp97h

There are also some quizzes you can try afterwards.

Then, imagine walking through the tunnel and meeting someone or something.  Write some dialogue to show what you might say and the response you get.  Don’t forget to use inverted commas and punctuation correctly.

Maths

Try your hand at mixed addition and subtraction today.  Remember to check your answers before moving on to the next challenge.  If you need a refresher for using column addition or subtraction check out the videos on Monday and Tuesday's challenges.

Religious Education 

Open the document below for a link to a short clip on the Easter Story and activities related to this. 

 

Tuesday's Challenges 24/03/2020

Literacy

Maths

Try your hand at subtraction today.  Don't forget to check each challenge with a calculator or a helpful adult.

If you need a refresher, check out this video.

Science

Your task is to research facts about plants. Record any useful information on a mind map, under the headings provided on the attached template. Here are some websites you might find useful: DKfindout- plants; bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zy66fg8; BBC Teach Youtube.com>channel-parts of a plant/primary biology. This link will also give you access to The anatomy of a flower and what plants need to survive. You could do a bit of research each day. Don't forget to keep your completed mind map as you will need it next week!

You might be interested to look at sciencekids.conz/gamesactivitiesplantsgrow.html. This site enables you to learn about how plants grow by carrying out an interactive science investigation. It provides you with an opportunity to take care of a virtual plant for 4 weeks. 

Monday's Challenges  23/03/2020

Literacy

The Tunnel

Motionless, I stood gazing down the never-ending tunnel. The track extended as far as the eye could see, encased by walls of brightest green. The trees that lined the way grew tall, reaching up and over, interlocking their spindly branches like fingers trapping whoever dared to walk this treacherous route. It was like looking down nature’s kaleidoscope.

Where did the path lead? I had dreamt of this moment, but in my dream I couldn’t remember what happened next.

There was only one way to find out; I bravely took a step forward.

Question time

Try recording your answers using sentences with capital letter and full stops.

Who is the person entering the tunnel?

Where have they come from?

What will they find if they keep walking?

Why have they dreamt of this moment before? Does the dream have a meaning?

Who/what else has travelled through this tunnel before?

Does anyone else know they are there?

What lies behind the trees on either side?

Remember there are no wrong answers.  How far will your imagination take you?

 EXTRA:  Try looking up these words in  dictionary or online - kaleidoscope, extend, interlock

Maths

Try working through our addition puzzles.  Once you have completed a challenge, check with a calculator.  If you've got them all right, try the next challenge.  If not, can you work out what went wrong and have another go?  Then move on when you are ready.

 

Don't forget to let us know how you get on by sending us a message on Class Dojo.

If you need a refresher for the method, watch this video.

Spanish

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Try revising your greetings by singing along with Ben Shires

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1--ks2-mfl-spanish-greetings-with-ben-shires/zfksqp3

 

Then explore the BBC Bitesize MFL website, Spanish

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zxsvr82

Try listening to the story of 'The Sun and the Wind' and singing along with Old Mac Donald.