Year 3 Preview Learning Archive

12th October 2020

Maths:

This week we will be focusing on learning the 4 times tables. Your child may wish to use the websites below to support them in learning these:

Timestables.co.uk: https://www.timestables.co.uk/

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

Addition and Subtraction

This week in maths we will be adding and subtracting 3-digit numbers and hundreds. We will also be using the column method to support us with addition and subtraction calculations.

Your child may wish to complete the following pages in their Maths Workout book to support their learning:

-Page 8 question 3

-Page 9 question 1

-Page 12 question 4

-Page 13 question 1a

English:

In English this week we will continue to create a text map for our class text. We will be creating a tool kit for diary entries and identifying the key features within our model text. We will also be boxing up the text to learn from its structure.

In grammar, we will be looking at subordinate conjunctions. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zqk37p3

 

Spellings

Our spellings for the week are homophones and near homophones.

Homophone: a word that’s pronounced the same as another word but has a different spelling and meaning.

Near homophone: a word which is pronounced almost the same as another word but has a different spelling and meaning.

  1. berry
  2. bury
  3. brake
  4. break
  5. meet
  6. meat
  7. ball
  8. bawl
  9. fair
  10. fare

If possible, please can your children bring in a cardboard box for our topic work next Thursday.

Thank you!


Week Commencing 5th October 2020

Maths:

This week we will be focusing on learning the 3 times tables. Your child may wish to use the websites below to support them in learning these:

Timestables.co.uk: https://www.timestables.co.uk/

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

Addition and Subtraction

This week in maths we will be focusing on adding and subtracting 3-digit numbers and tens involving an exchange. For example: 176 + 40 or 321 – 70

English:

In English this week we will be publishing our own narratives with a moral into our Star Write books. We will then start our new English unit, focusing on diary entries. To learn about the features and structure of a diary entry, we will begin to create a text map for our model text. We will be looking at a couple of key features of diary entries including pronouns and writing in the past tense.

Spellings

Our spellings for the week are homophones and near homophones.

Homophone: a word that’s pronounced the same as another word but has a different spelling and meaning.

Near homophone: a word which is pronounced almost the same as another word but has a different spelling and meaning.

  1. here
  2. hear
  3. heel
  4. heal
  5. main
  6. mane
  7. mail
  8. male
  9. knot
  10. not

 


Week Commencing 28th September

Maths:

This week we will be focusing on learning the 8 times tables. Your child may wish to use the websites below to support them in learning these:

Timestables.co.uk: https://www.timestables.co.uk/

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

Addition and Subtraction

During maths this week we will be focusing on addition and subtraction. We will start by looking at adding and subtracting three-digit numbers and ones. We will then start to look at adding and subtracting three-digit numbers and tens.

Your child may wish to complete the questions below in their Maths Workout book:

-Question 1 on page 8

-Question 2 on page 9

-Question 1 on page 11

-Question 4a, b, d, e on page 11

 

English:

In English this week we will finish writing our class shared write.

The children will then plan and write their own narrative with a moral.

 

Spellings

Our spellings this week focus on words with the sound /ur/ spelt with ear:

Earth, early, learn, heard, earn, pearl, search, unearth, earl, rehearse

 


 

Week commencing 21/9/20

Maths:

This week we will be focusing on learning the 4 times tables. Your child may wish to use the websites below to support them in learning these:

Timestables.co.uk: https://www.timestables.co.uk/

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

Place Value

During maths this week we will be looking at ordering numbers to 1000, counting forwards and backwards in 50s and also representing numbers on a number line to 1000.

Your child may wish to complete page 2 and 5 in their Maths Workout book to support their learning.

English:

In English this week we will be continuing to look at narratives with a moral.

We will be starting to write our own narrative with a moral as a class focusing on specific features we have covered over the past two weeks including: expanded noun phrases, adverbs, conjunctions, preposition and inverted commas.

Spellings

Our spellings this week focus on words with the long vowel sound /a/ spelt with ai: straight, campaign, contain, brain, faint, waist, claim, praise, complaint, afraid


Week commencing 14/9/20

Maths:

This week we will be focusing on learning the 3 times tables. Your child may wish to use the websites below to support them in learning these:

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

Place Value

This week your child will be identifying 1, 10, 100 more or less than a given number.

They will also be focusing on comparing and ordering numbers up to 1,000.

English:

In English this week we will be continuing to look at narratives with a moral.

We will be looking at some of the specific features used in our class model text. This will include: inverted commas, conjunctions and preposition.

Spellings

Our spellings this week focus on words with the long vowel sound /a/ spelt with ey: hey they obey grey prey whey survey convey disobey purvey


Week commencing 7/9/20

Maths:

This week we will be recapping the 2, 5, 10 times tables which the children would have learned in Year 2.

Your child may wish to have a look on the websites below to support them in learning these:

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

Timestables.co.uk: https://www.timestables.co.uk/

Place Value

We will be starting to look at the place value of each digit in a three-digit number using concrete resources.

The children will be encouraged to write numbers up to 1000 in both numerals and words. The children will also be focusing on counting in multiples of 100.

English

We will be focusing on narratives with morals (fables). We will create a text map for our model text ‘The Fox and the Raven’ to help us learn from the structure and features. We will be recapping expanded noun phrases and adverbs from Year 2.

Spellings

Our spellings this week focus on words with the long vowel sound /a/ spelt with ei: eight, eighth, eighty, weight, neighbour, vein, veil, beige, sleigh, freight