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Week commencing 23rd March

 

Have a look at Roald Dahl's books; read some of his stories and write a book review or a character description. Look at the Year 3 and 4 common exception words and our Year 3 Spring Term 1 SPAG sheets.

 

Keep up with your reading on Bug Club, if you have forgotten your Bug Club login details, email your teacher and they will send them to you. 

 

Have a look at some literacy games on Reading Eggs 
 

Have a look at Top Marks, there are lots of  spelling and grammar, punctuation, stories, reading and poetry activites for you to explore.

 

Can you write a story in no more than 200 words? It can be as creative as you like! Have a go, if possible, ask an adult to help you email it me, I would love to read them!!

Week beginning 30/03/20

 

Check your email to see which pages we would like your child to complete.

 

This is the Easter Story. Read the story and answer the questions.

 

 

Once you have read the Easter Story, have a go at writing it in your own words. Use these pictures to help you with the order.

Week Beginning 20/04/20

 

This week's topic theme is animals. Check your email to see which pages you need to read and which questions to answer. 

We would like you to have a go at writing a non-chronological report about an animal of your choice. We did one of these reports as part of our Ancient Egypt topic - can you remember all the different features? 

Have a look at this example from the Egypt topic and try to label all the different features. There is a main heading, sub headings, paragraphs, pictures and captions. Non chronological means that it doesn't have to come in any particualr order - it doesn't matter which paragraph comes first, second etc.

 

This week's writing task is for you to write a non chronological report about an animal of your choice. Use books you may have at home and the internet to do some research. You could write a paragraph about your animal's habitat, diet or what it looks like. It is up to you! I'm looking forward to seeing them, please send them to r.gomes@ladywoodprimary.co.uk

Reading - Don't forget to log into Bug Club and read! We are keeping an eye on who needs new books, make sure you read each book more than once.

Week Beginning 27/04/20

 

This week's topic is food. Have a go at the comprehension below - check your email to see which pages you should do.

 

This week's writing task is to write a reciepe - you can choose what to make! I am looking for you to include all the features on the list. I have loved seeing all the writing you have sent in over the past few weeks, but I know you can give me more! I am going to be awarding a prize for 3 pieces of work where I think you have put n maximum effort. Think about what I ask for in a Big Write. VCOP!!!

Week beginning 11/05/20

 

This week your literacy activities were posted out to you. You have a reading comprehension, a creative writing task, a newspaper report to plan and write, some sentence work and some SPAG sheets (Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation). Please send us an email if you are finding anything difficult, and photos to show us your proud faces as you get your work done!

Week beginning 18/05/20

 

This week your literacy activities were posted out to you. You have a reading comprehension, a creative writing task, a letter to plan and write, some sentence work and some SPAG sheets (Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation). Please send us an email if you are finding anything difficult, and photos to show us your proud faces as you get your work done!

Week beginning 01/06/20

 

This week we are learning all about germs and staying healthy. There are good germs and bad germs. You will learn about some common germs this week. Check your email to see which activities you should do.

Week beginning 08/06/20

 

This week your Literacy activities are in the work pack you can pick up from school. There is a reading comprehension, SPAG mat and 3 writing activities based on a theme. This week the theme is volcanoes. I've added a volcanoes word search below - just for fun! 

Week commencing 15/06/20

 

The work for this week is in your pack. Look at adjectives, adverbs and openers. See how many different ways you can start your sentences.

Week commencing 21/06/20

 

This week, Year 3 are in school where we are working on persuasion activities. After looking at different examples of brochures and leaflets, their task is to write a brochure to advertise their favourite place in the UK. It can be a day trip or a holiday destination, using the checklist to help.

Week beginning 29/06/20

 

This week your Literacy activities are in the pack you collected from school. You have a reading comprehension, a character profile, a story planning sheet and a SPAG worksheet. You can use all the sentences you have created over the past few weeks to make your story really interesting. Please send us a photo of your finished story - we love reading you work!

Week beginning 06/07/20

 

As with the maths, we are also using Oaks Academy Trust for Literacy. Use the below link and see how you get on with the work! Good luck with the quizzes too, you can do it!

Week Beginning 13/07/20

 

And just like that - we are in our last week of year 3! Can I take this opportunity to say how much we have loved teaching you this year, you have been such a pleasure to be around and we are going to miss your smiles!

 

Your literacy task for this week is to write a letter to Mrs Gomes and Mrs Holloway.

 

Paragraph One - We would like to know what you are proud of achieving while you were in year 3. Have you got better at times tables? Are you more confident? Are you better at spelling? Can you use more interesting vocabulary in your sentences? Do you know more about the Egyptians and World War 2?

 

Paragraph Two - What are your favourite memories of our trip to Murton Park and our visitors that came to school to teach us about Egypt and World War 2? Did you enjoy dressing up and learning the 'Walk like an Egyptian' dance? Did you find it interesting to look at all the second world war objects? What was your favourite activity from Murton Park? Why? How did it make you feel to be an evacuee for the day?

 

Paragraph Three - What are you looking forward to in year 4? Is there a subject you really like and think you will be good at next year? Are you looking forward to being with your new teachers? What do you know about them already? You will have Mrs Marsden, Mrs Salter and Miss Ducker. Is there a particular friend you think will support you in year 4? Why are they your friend? How could you support that friend?

 

Please try to wow me by using all the different types of punctuation you can - () , ! ? "" 

Can you add an expanded noun phrase?

Have you used at least 3 different connectives?

Do all your paragraphs start with an interesting opener?

 

We are really looking forward to reading these letters - it means a lot to us to hear what you have enjoyed and feel that you have improved at!

 

 

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