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Summer 2 Week 3 15/06-19/06

English

  • Read and Respond daily activities on Purple Mash.  This week is all about exploring characters in different stories and finding new vocabulary. See the newsletter on how to find it or click the link below.
  • Summer 2 Week 2 Spellings on Purple Mash
  • SPAG focus:  The Fox and the Hen (parts of speech) (Purple Mash)

Read a Book

Oxford Owl has a huge selection of free eBooks to read. Follow the website's instructions to create a log in. Ask an adult for help. It's completely free. Choose an eBook to read and email me a book review. What was it about? Who was your favourite character and why? Did you enjoy it? How many stars would you give it? Would you recommend it to a friend?

I would love to put all your Oxford Owl eBook recommendations on our class page. smiley

Maths

This week focuses on a variety of fraction challenges, adding and subtracting fractions and ordering fractions. See if you can try these tasks independently this week. Click the link below to see the daily slideshows and worksheets from BBC Bitesize.

Check out White Rose Maths for home learning videos too.  

As usual, don't worry if you can't print off the worksheets. Write your answers in your exercise book.

R.E.

This term our new Whole School theme is God's Promise and Covenant of a better, happier world with the symbol of the Rainbow.

Please work through the activities in the PDF (below) at your own pace this half term.

 

God made a beautiful world for all to enjoy , look after and love.

Last week, you created a recycling diary showing how and why we recycle. Now let's explore how we can make other small changes to our daily lives to help care for the Earth. 

 

This week:

  • Create a poster, PowerPoint or video persuading people that we can walk or cycle for shorter journeys instead of using a car. You could use bright colours, diagrams and/or pictures, conjunctions and emotive language to make it as eye-catching and persuasive as possible. 
  • Try some of CAFOD's weekly activities. This week is about refugees. Click the link below. 

History

Write a character description for a historical character. 

Who is your favourite historical character? Maybe it's a Roman or a Celt? Is it a famous scientist?  They can be real or imaginary. 

Think about their personality and appearance. 

  • What did they look like?
  • How did they act and feel?
  • What did they enjoy doing?

 

There are plenty of useful websites you can look at to help you on our class page.

Design and Technology

Make your own finger puppet

Using your description of a historical character, make a finger puppet out of materials you have in your home. I can't wait to see your creations!

Send me a photo to our class email: EMYear3@englishmartyrs.lancs.sch.uk

P.E.

Make up your own dance moves for different animals you have read about in story books.

  • How would they move: Slow, fast, elegantly...?
  • Which body parts could you use: Legs, an arm, your shoulder...? 
  • Will you put sound with your dance moves?

Put them altogether to create your very own dance.

Computing

Purple Mash- Game Design Competition

There's still plenty of time to enter and there are some great prizes. Make sure you read the instructions carefully.

Deadline: 26th June

I love the games some of you have created already!

BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons

A great website with activities for English, Maths and a foundation subject every weekday.

This week's timetable is available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zmyxxyc/year-3-lessons/1

or daily on BBC Red Button from 9am to 11am, and again on BBC iPlayer.


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