Y3 Learning This Week

Please find below the learning for the week commencing 10th May 2021.

If you are isolating at home this week, here are some activities you can have a go at. These will cover the same objectives as those children who are still in school. 


1. English
2. Maths
3. Spellings
4. Topic 
5. Science


1. English

This half term we will be looking at a non-fiction talking text. The report we will be looking at considers how best to look after plants.

Lesson 1: Grammar

We are going to be recapping our knowledge on verbs. Visit the bitesize video on verbs and then complete the activity and quiz at the end.

Lesson 2: Non-chronological report

Look through the slide show. Attempt writing the introduction and description section of your non-chronological report about the plant you invented in school last week. Remember the key features of non-chronological reports that we have studied this half term.

Lesson 3: Non-chronological report

Go through the slides for the second part of this activity. Then finish writing the introduction and description section of your non-chronological report about the plant, building on your progress from yesterday. When you have finished, use the success criteria to improve your writing. Think about your choice of verbs in particular.

Lesson 4: Extended writing

Look through the slides for the Adrift extended write and consider the different questions and points raised.

The Adrift film can be accessed using this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkmCYyOnjRk 

Lesson 5: Reading comprehension

Read the section called Europe's Natural Features.

Read the text and then attempt the comprehension questions. Remember to use your retrieval and interpretation skills when you answer these. Try to use the context of the sentence to help you with any words you are not familiar with. 


2. Maths 

Lesson 1: Counting in tenths

Today we are counting in tenths. Work your way through the slide show and see if you can solve the problems at the end of the slide show. If you are confident, try working through the attached sheet. 

Lesson 2: Counting in tenths

Today we are carrying on with counting in tenths. Look through today's slide show and see if you can attempt the questions at the end. After two days of this, try and solve the problems on the chocolate sheet!

Lesson 3: Tenths as a decimal

Watch the video and try to complete the worksheet attached.

Lesson 4: Fractions on a number line

Watch the video and try to complete the worksheet attached.

Lesson 5: Eight times table

Watch the video link below and then attempt the activity on the eight times tables. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zvvsy9q 

3. Spellings 

This week we are looking at words with the prefix re- 

Lesson 1: Words to learn.

Here are some words to practise for the week.







Have a go at look, cover, say, write and check with these words. Did you get them right? 

Lesson 2: Write it in a sentence

Using the words that you were looking at yesterday, have a go at writing these words in a sentence. It can be a silly or a sensible sentence.

For an extra challenge, can you write two of the words into one sentence? 

Lesson 3: Scribble spellings

Using the words that you are learning this week, fill in the scribble spellings sheet saved below with all of your spellings or create your own spelling scribble. Remember that you can do this with a variety of different colours to make it more exciting.

Lesson 4: Handwriting spelling practise

Download the handwriting spelling sheet from the bottom of this page and practice your spellings.

Lesson 5: Writing a short story.

Have a go at using the words of the week to write a short story. You need to include all 6 words. Your story could be about anything you would like!



4.  Topic - Geography

We are going to learn about natural features in geography. This particular video looks at the natural features of the Lake District, a national park in the north of England and an area of particular natural beauty.

Click on the document, Europe's Natural Features, which also helps define some of these key natural features.

Watch the video below and then attempt the quiz at the end of the page.




5. Science - Plants 

Watch the video and complete the activity at the bottom of the page. This week you will be exploring how a plant grows and what nutrients it needs in order to survive.