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Year 3

Hi Year 3,

It was lovely to speak to so many of you and your adults this week on the phone, and to hear about all the fun things you’ve been doing at home!

Here is more work that should last you the week starting on Monday 18th May.

Please log into Timestable rockstars if you have not done so already. There are some tournaments set up and your friends need your help to win. We are checking in regularly and can see who is playing!
You need to click on the links below to watch the videos and complete the activities/tasks set. Any tasks that cannot be completed online, need to be written into your exercise books.

Reading (Complete activity 1, 2 and 3)

Identifying similes and metaphors (Complete activity, 1 2 and 3)

Using expanded noun phrases (Complete activity 1 and 2. Activity 3 is optional)

Following on from your work last week exploring Zermatt, Switzerland, we would like you to create an advert to advertise the resort.
Things to think about:
• What is the weather like?
• What activities can people do there?
• Where will they stay?

This week we are continuing recapping money. We have included the answers so you can check your work once you have finished.
Task 1
Money word problems – there are three different sheets for you to choose from. Have a go at sheet 3 if you want a challenge!
Task 2 – At the Beach Café
Extension – Maths Mastery Challenge Cards

Below is next week’s spelling list – use each word in 10 separate sentences in the correct context. Below is a link to an online dictionary in case you do not know the meaning of the word. Also, copy each word out 5 times in your book (one each day).

Homophones – two or more words that are pronounced the same but have different meanings
1. Break
2. Brake
3. Fair
4. Fare
5. Great
6. Grate
7. Groan
8. Frown
9. Hear
10. Here

Please don’t forget how important reading EVERY DAY is.
Remember the two websites below in case you have run out of books to read:

1) All our eBooks are tablet-friendly. Just register or log in above to start reading.

2) The website below allows children to listen to audio books:

Please don’t forget to continue logging into Timestablerockstars and practising your tables!

Stuck for ideas on supporting your children with spellings? Have a look at the ideas and apps that are recommended by Hertfordshire specialist teachers in the PDF titled “Supporting your child with spellings”. Children of NHS workers can also access free accounts on the TTRS (Touch Type Read and Spell) program during school closure. This is a dyslexia friendly touch typing program that simultaneously overlearns spellings (only uses real words) and gradually introduces typing short sentences. You would need to contact them directly to organise this. (BBC do their own touch typing programme which is free but this is not linked with spellings.)


Parents, please see following links for safe use of the internet for parents and carers.
• Internet matters – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
• London Grid for Learning – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
• Net-aware – for support for parents and careers from the NSPCC
• Parent info – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
• Thinkuknow – for advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online
• UK Safer Internet Centre – advice for parents and carers

The class teachers are:

  • Miss Williams
  • Miss Banks
  • Miss O’Brien and Miss Brooks