Year 3 Preview Learning Archive

 


09 May 2022

In maths this week, we will be continuing our unit on fractions. We will be recognising fractions equivalent to a whole. We will also be focusing on tenths, recognising that tenths arise from dividing an object into ten equal parts. We will count up and down in tenths and recognise tenths as decimals.

 

Please use the White Rose fractions (1) booklet to practise what we have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet:

  Year3 Fractions 2020.pdf

 

In English this week, we will be continuing our narrative unit focusing on creating suspense. We will be innovating our model text and creating our own suspense narratives. We will be spending time editing our writing to ensure we include all of the key features we have been focusing on.

 

 

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Bill’s New Frock’. Please read the text (page 8) and then complete the questions (page 9) in your old CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (16/5/22)

 

 The spellings we are focusing on this week are: surprise, therefore, though, thought

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz and Miss Hudson


3 May 2022

 

In maths this week, we will be continuing our unit on fractions. We will be looking at unit and non-unit fractions. A unit fraction is a fraction where the numerator (top number) is 1. A non-unit fraction is a fraction where the numerator is greater than 1. We will also be looking at the equivalent fractions one half and two quarters.

 

Please use the White Rose fractions (1) booklet to practise what we have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet:

  y3-hl-spring-block-5-fractions-1-2020.pdf

In English this week, we will be continuing our narrative unit focusing on creating suspense. We will be looking at our model text closely in order to understand and learn from its structure, vocabulary and grammar. We will also be recapping subordinating conjunctions and when to use a or an.

 

Comprehension:

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Oliver Twist’. Please read the text (page 26) and then complete the questions (page 27) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (9/5/22)

 The spellings we are focusing on this week are: straight, strange, strength, suppose

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz and Miss Hudson


25 April 2022

 

In maths this week, we will be starting a new unit on fractions. We will be recognising and finding a half, a quarter and a third.

Here are some useful pages all about fractions: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z3rbg82

Please use the White Rose fractions (1) booklet to practise what we have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet:

https://assets.whiterosemaths.com/web-pages/parent-resources/Y3-HL-Spring-Block-5-Fractions-1-2020.pdf

 

In English this week, we will be starting our new unit on narratives, focusing on creating suspense. We will be learning our model text using a text map. We will then spend some time focusing on varying our sentence starters, to help us to create suspense in our writing. Finally, we will be recapping how to punctuate direct speech.

 

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Labels on Children’s Food’. Please read the text (page 24) and then complete the questions (page 25) in your CGP English Comprehension book.

Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (2/5/22)

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: remember, sentence, separate, special

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz and Miss Hudson


04 April 2022

This week in school, we have our exciting trip to Marwell zoo. We will also be spending time preparing for our Easter assembly at the church.

I just want to say a huge well done to you all for another excellent term of hard work, we hope you have a lovely Easter break.

Over the Easter break, please remember to complete the following activities:

Ensure you are continuing to practise the Year 1/2 and 3/4 common exception words. These can be found on our class page.

Times Tables: Practising the 2, 5, 10, 3, 4 and 8 times tables. Remember there are useful games on Purple Mash.

 

Please complete the comprehension text called ‘Sky Island’. Read the text (page 22) and then complete the questions (page 23) in your CGP English comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book in on Monday 25th April.

 


28 March 2022

 

In maths this week, we will be finishing our unit on length and perimeter. We will be measuring the perimeter of simple 2-D shapes.

 

 

Please use the White Rose length and perimeter booklet to practise what we have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet:

Y3-HL-Spring-Block-4-Length-and-perimeter-2020.pdf (whiterosemaths.com)

 

In English this week, we will be finishing our unit on non-chronological reports. You will be editing your non-chronological report that you wrote last week.

 

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Plastic Bag Tree’. Please read the text (page 20) and then complete the questions (page 21) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (4/4/22)

 

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: question, recent, regular, reign

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz and Miss Hudson


21 March 2022

 

In maths this week, we will be continuing our unit on length. We will be comparing lengths. We will also be adding and subtracting lengths given in different units.

 

Please use the White Rose length and perimeter booklet to practise what we have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet:

Y3-HL-Spring-Block-4-Length-and-perimeter-2020.pdf (whiterosemaths.com)

 

In English this week, we will be continuing our unit on non-chronological reports. You will be researching facts about an animal. You will then be planning and writing your own non-chronological report, using the key features you have learnt.

 

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Chicken School’. Please read the text (page 18) and then complete the questions (page 19) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (28/3/22)

 

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: probably, promise, purpose, quarter

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz and Miss Hudson


14 March 2022

In maths this week, we will be starting our new unit on length. We will be looking at measuring length in centimetres, metres and millimetres. We will also be looking at equivalent lengths.

For example 100cm = 1m and 1cm = 10mm.

Please use the White Rose length and perimeter booklet to practise what we have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet:

Y3-HL-Spring-Block-4-Length-and-perimeter-2020.pdf (whiterosemaths.com)

 

In English this week, we will be continuing our unit on non-chronological reports. We will be researching some facts about tigers. We will then be using the tool kit we created last week, to write our own non-chronological report about tigers.

 

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Echo Effects’. Please read the text (page 16) and then complete the questions (page 17) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (21/3/22)

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: possession, possible, potatoes, pressure

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz and Miss Hudson


07 March 2022

In maths this week, we will be finishing our unit on statistics. We will be interpreting data from bar charts. We will also be presenting and interpreting data using tables.

Bar charts – Maths – Learning with BBC Bitesize – BBC Bitesize

 

Please use the White Rose statistics booklet to practise what we have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet:

https://assets.whiterosemaths.com/fixed/wrm/2020/07/Y3-HL-Spring-Block-3-Statistics-2020.pdf

 

In English this week, we will be continuing our unit on non-chronological reports. We will be creating a tool kit for non-chronological reports and using this to up-level our writing. We will also be focusing on paragraphs and how we organise paragraphs around a theme.

 

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Mr Gum and the Biscuit Billionaire’. Please read the text (page 14) and then complete the questions (page 15) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (14/3/22)

 

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: perhaps, popular, position, possess

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz and Miss Hudson


28 February 2022

In maths this week, we will be continuing our unit on statistics. We will be presenting and interpreting data using pictograms and bar charts.

Pictograms – Year 3 – P4 – Maths – Learning with BBC Bitesize – BBC Bitesize

Please use the White Rose statistics booklet to practise what we have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet:

Year 3 Statistics.pdf

 

In English this week, we will be starting a new unit on non-chronological reports. We will be looking at different non-chronological reports in order to identify the key features. We will also be recapping when to use a or an and the use of subordinating conjunctions in our writing.

 

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Caring for Dogs and Puppies’. Please read the text (page 12) and then complete the questions (page 13) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (7/3/22)

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: opposite, ordinary, particular, peculiar

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz and Miss Hudson

 


14 February 2022

In maths this week, we will be starting a new unit on statistics. We will be drawing tally charts and pictograms to represent data.

Data organisation and tallying – KS2 Maths – BBC Bitesize

Pictograms – Year 3 – P4 – Maths – Learning with BBC Bitesize – BBC Bitesize

Please use the White Rose statistics booklet to practise what we have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet:

 Y3-HL-Spring-Block-3-Statistics

 

In English this week, you will be completing some reading comprehension activities. You will also be planning and writing your own shape poem.

 

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Poems about Teachers’. Please read the text (page 10) and then complete the questions (page 11) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school on Monday 28th February.

 

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: notice, occasion, occasionally, often

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz and Miss Hudson

 


07 February 2022

 

In maths this week, we will be continuing our new unit on money. We will be focusing on adding and subtracting money. We will also be adding and subtracting money to give change.

How can I use adding and subtracting to work out change? – BBC Bitesize

Please use the White Rose money booklet to practise what we have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet:

Y3 Money

 

In English this week, you will be spending time editing your warning stories, to ensure you have included all of the key features. We will then be starting a new unit of work focusing on shape poetry. We will be discussing what a shape poem is and then we will be planning and writing our own shape poem.

 

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘The Reluctant Dragon’. Please read the text (page 8) and then complete the questions (page 9) in your new CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (14/2/22)

 

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: mention, minute, natural, naughty

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz and Miss Hudson

 


31 January 2022

In maths this week, we will be continuing our new maths unit on money. We will be converting between pounds and pence using the knowledge that one pound is equivalent to 100 pence. We will also be focusing on adding amounts of money together. It would be great to practise adding different amounts of money together when you are out shopping.

Please use the White Rose money booklet to practise what we have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://assets.whiterosemaths.com/fixed/wrm/2020/07/Y3-HL-Spring-Block-2-Money-2020.pdf

 

In English, we will be continuing our unit on warning stories. You will be planning and writing your own warning story, using all of the key features that we have learnt about this term.

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Pioneer Children’.

Please read the text (page 6) and then complete the questions (page 7) in your new CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (7/2/22)

 

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: length, library, material, medicine

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz and Miss Hudson

 


24 January 2022

In Maths this week, we will be finishing our multiplication and division unit. We will then be starting our new maths unit on money. We will be learning about the value of each coin and note and recognising what these values represent. We will also be counting money in pence and pounds.

This week, we will be sending home the White Rose money booklet. Please use this booklet to practise what we have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://assets.whiterosemaths.com/fixed/wrm/2020/07/Y3-HL-Spring-Block-2-Money-2020.pdf

 

In English, we will be continuing our unit on warning stories. We will be innovating our class model text to create our own warning story. We will also be learning about apostrophes to show singular possession. Finally, we will be recapping the rule for using a or an.

Using apostrophes to show possession: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/zx9ydxs

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘An Interview with Andy Seed’. Please read the text (page 4) and then complete the questions (page 5) in your new CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (31/1/22)

 

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: interest, island, knowledge, learn

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz and Miss Hudson

 


17 January 2022

 

In Maths this week, we will be continuing our multiplication and division unit. We will be dividing a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number involving an exchange. We will also be dividing a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number involving a remainder.

 

Please use the multiplication and division booklet to support you in practising what we have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://assets.whiterosemaths.com/fixed/wrm/2020/07/Y3-HL-Spring-Block-1-Multiplication-and-division-2-2020.pdf

 

In English, we will be continuing our unit on warning stories. To help us to understand the key features of a warning story, we will be looking closely at the structure, vocabulary and grammar in our model text.

 

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘The Three Nanny Goats Gruff’. Please read the text (page 2) and then complete the questions (page 3) in your new CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (24/1/22)

 

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: history, imagine, increase, important

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz and Miss Hudson

 


10 January 2022

 

In Maths this week, we will be continuing our multiplication and division unit. We will be multiplying a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number. Towards the end of the week, we will begin to look at dividing a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number.

 

Please use the multiplication and division booklet to support you in practising what we have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://assets.whiterosemaths.com/fixed/wrm/2020/07/Y3-HL-Spring-Block-1-Multiplication-and-division-2-2020.pdf

 

In English, we will be continuing to learn about inverted commas and how we use them to punctuate direct speech correctly. This week, we will also spend time focusing on writing setting descriptions. We will be looking at expanding our sentences by using coordinating conjunctions.

Describing a setting – Year 3 – P4 – English – Home Learning with BBC Bitesize – BBC Bitesize

 

 

This week, please complete the comprehension activity called ‘The Lonely Dragon’ on page 32 in your CGP English Comprehension book. For this activity, you need to write your own story about a lonely dragon using the story starter to help you. Once you have finished, think of some comprehension questions you could ask someone about your story. Please bring your work in on Monday (17/1/22).

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: guide, heard, heart, height

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz and Miss Hudson


05 January 2022

 

In Maths this week, we will be continuing our multiplication and division unit. We will be looking at the relationship between the 2, 4 and 8 times tables. We will also use our knowledge of multiplication and division facts to compare statements using equality symbols. Finally, we will use known multiplication facts to solve other multiplication problems.

We will be sending home another multiplication and division booklet to support you in practising what you have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://assets.whiterosemaths.com/fixed/wrm/2020/07/Y3-HL-Spring-Block-1-Multiplication-and-division-2-2020.pdf

 

 

In English, we will be starting our new unit of work focusing on warning stories. We will spend time orally rehearsing our model text using the text map to help us. We will also be learning about inverted commas and how we use them to punctuate direct speech correctly.

You wish to visit the following website to learn about inverted commas: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/ztcp97h

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Carrie’s War’

Please read the text (page 30) and then complete the questions (page 31) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school on Monday (10/1/22).

 

 

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz and Miss Hudson


06 December 2021

In Maths this week, we will be continuing our work on multiplying and dividing by 4. Towards the end of the week, we will begin looking at multiplying and dividing by 8. Any additional times tables practise at home would be fantastic. By the end of Year 3, you need to be secure in recalling the 3, 4 and 8 times tables.

Please use the White Rose multiplication and division booklet to support you in practising what you have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Y3-HL-Autumn-Block-3-Multiplication-and-division-1-2020.pdf

 

In English, we will be finishing our unit on instructions. This week, you will be planning and writing your own set of instructions. You will then spend time editing your work to ensure you have the key features of instructions in your writing.

 

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Jellyfish in the UK’

Please read the text (page 28) and then complete the questions (page 29) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (13/12/21)

 

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: fruit, grammar, group, guard

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz and Miss Hudson


29 November 2021

 

In Maths this week, we will be continuing our multiplication and division unit. We will be focusing on multiplying and dividing by 3. Towards the end of the week, we will begin looking at multiplying by 4. Any additional times tables practise at home would be fantastic. By the end of Year 3, you need to be able to recall your 3, 4 and 8 times tables.

Please use the White Rose multiplication and division booklet to support you in practising what you have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Y3-HL-Autumn-Block-3-Multiplication-and-division-1-2020.pdf

 

 

In English, we will be continuing our new unit of work focusing on instructions. We will be planning and writing an innovated version of our model text. We also will be recapping the key features of instructions and trying to include these in our writing.

 

 

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘The Secret History of Tom Trueheart’

Please read the text (page 26) and then complete the questions (page 27) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (6/12/21)

 

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: favourite, February, forward, forwards

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz, Miss Hudson and Mrs Ahmed


22 November 2021

In Maths this week, we will be starting our new unit of work focusing on multiplication and division. We will spend time exploring arrays to see the commutativity of multiplication facts. We will also be recapping the 5 times table. Finally, we will be dividing by sharing objects into equal groups.

Please ensure you are confident with recalling the 2, 5 and 10 times tables which you learnt in year 2. In year 3, you are expected to learn the 3, 4, 8 times tables.

Please use the White Rose multiplication and division booklet, which we will be sending home this week, to support you in practising what you have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Y3-HL-Autumn-Block-3-Multiplication-and-division-1-2020.pdf

 

In English, we will be continuing our new unit of work focusing on instructions. We will spend time discussing our model text in order to understand and learn from its structure, vocabulary and grammar. We will also be learning about imperative verbs and using these to write some instructions. Finally, we will learning about when to use ‘a’ or ‘an’ in our writing, depending on whether the next word begins with a consonant or a vowel.

Imperative verbs: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zv98jhv

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Poems about Crocodiles’

Please read the text (page 24) and then complete the questions (page 25) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (29/11/21)

 

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: experience, experiment, extreme, famous

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz, Miss Hudson and Mrs Ahmed


15 November 2021

In Maths this week, we will be finishing our addition and subtraction unit. We will be subtracting a 3-digit number from another 3-digit number involving an exchange. We will also spend time looking at estimating answers. Finally, we will look at ways of checking our answers.

Please use the White Rose addition and subtraction booklet to help you to practise what you have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Y3-HL-Autumn-Block-2-Addition-and-subtraction-2020.pdf

 

In English, we will be starting our new unit of work which focuses on instructions. We will spend time orally rehearsing our model text using our text map. In grammar, we will be looking at using commas to separate items in a list. We will also be focusing on prepositions.

Using commas to separate a list: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zh7bgwx

Prepositions: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zh8nscw

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘My Name is Mina’

Please read the text (page 22) and then complete the questions (page 23) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (15/11/21)

 

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: eight, eighth, enough, exercise

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz, Mrs Snadden and Mrs Ahmed

 


08 November 2021

 

In Maths this week, we will be adding and subtracting 2-digit numbers and 3-digit numbers involving an exchange. We will also be focusing on adding two 3-digit numbers.

You may wish to use the following websites to practise what we have been learning in school:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z72dwty

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zfyvp4j

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zp48cmn

Please use the White Rose addition and subtraction booklet to help you to practise what you have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Y3-HL-Autumn-Block-2-Addition-and-subtraction-2020.pdf

 

In English, you will be planning and writing your own diary entry, trying to include as many of the features learnt as possible. You will also spend time editing your writing.

 

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘An Interview with Rebecca Adlington’

Please read the text (page 20) and then complete the questions (page 21) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (15/11/21)

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: difficult, disappear, early, earth

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz, Mrs Snadden and Mrs Ahmed


01 November 2021

In Maths this week, we will be continuing our addition and subtraction unit. We will be recapping how to add and subtract two 2-digit numbers involving an exchange. We will also be looking at adding and subtracting 2-digit numbers and 3-digit numbers.

You may wish to use the following websites to practise adding and subtracting a 2-digit number and a 3-digit number:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zfyvp4j

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zp48cmn

Please use the White Rose addition and subtraction booklet to help you to practise what you have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Y3-HL-Autumn-Block-2-Addition-and-subtraction-2020.pdf

 

In English, we will be boxing up our model text to learn from its structure. We will then be planning and writing our own diary entry. In grammar, we will be focusing on pronouns and subordinating conjunctions.

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘High Adventure’

Please read the text (page 18) and then complete the questions (page 19) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (8/11/21)

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: continue, decide, describe, different

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz, Mrs Snadden and Mrs Ahmed


18 October 2021

In Maths this week, we will be continuing our addition and subtraction unit. We will be looking at subtracting a 2-digit number from a 3-digit number involving an exchange. We will also be adding and subtracting multiples of 100 and a 3-digit number.

 

Please use the White Rose addition and subtraction booklet to help you to practise what you have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Y3-HL-Autumn-Block-2-Addition-and-subtraction-2020.pdf

 

In English, we will be boxing up our model text to learn from its structure. We will also spend time recapping the grammar we have learnt about during this half term.

You may wish to visit some of the following website to help you to recap what we have learnt in class:

Punctuation: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zh6yp4j

Word Types: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zycp2v4

Inverted commas: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zn37wnb

Adverbs: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zbn492p

Subordinating Conjunctions: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zrr8jhv

Noun Phrases and Expanded Noun Phrases: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zmqh2v4

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Robotic Baby Penguin’

Please read the text (page 16) and then complete the questions (page 17) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school on Monday the 1st November.

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: certain circle complete consider

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz, Mrs Snadden and Mrs Ahmed


11 October 2021

In Maths this week, we will be continuing our addition and subtraction unit. We will be looking at adding and subtracting 2-digit numbers and 3-digit numbers involving an exchange.

Please use the White Rose addition and subtraction booklet to help you to practise what you have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Y3-HL-Autumn-Block-2-Addition-and-subtraction-2020.pdf

 

In English, we will be looking at the key features in our model text. We will also spend time looking at and discussing a list poem called ‘10 Things in an Explorer’s Rucksack’. You will then spend time planning and writing your own list poem. In grammar, we will be focusing on how we can vary our sentence starters.

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘The Demon Headmaster’

Please read the text (page 14) and then complete the questions (page 15) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (18/10/21).

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: calendar caught centre century

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz, Mrs Snadden and Mrs Ahmed


04 October 2021

 

In Maths this week, we will be continuing our addition and subtraction unit. We will be focusing on adding and subtracting 3-digit numbers and 1-digit numbers which involve an exchange. We will also be looking at adding and subtracting a 3-digit number and a multiple of ten.

You may wish to watch some of the following videos which explain some useful methods for adding and subtracting: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zy2mn39

Adding 3-digit and 1-digit numbers together: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zqr8cmn

Subtracting a 1-digit number from a 3-digit number: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zsnxjsg

 

Please use the White Rose addition and subtraction booklet to help you to practise what you have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Y3-HL-Autumn-Block-2-Addition-and-subtraction-2020.pdf

 

By the end of Year 3, you are expected to know the 3, 4 and 8 times tables. It would be fantastic if you could practise recalling these at home. Here are some useful websites you may wish to use to help you to learn them:

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

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

Super Maths Bowling: https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/504/Super-Maths-Bowling-Multiplication

Loop cards: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=loopcardsv6

There are also lots of useful times tables activities on Purple Mash. If you do not know your login details then please ask, and I can give them to you.

 

The multiplication times table check on Purple Mash is a fantastic activity to use to help you to improve your recall speed. This will be really useful in preparation for the Year 4 times table test.

 

In English, we will be starting our new English unit focusing on recounts. We will spend time this week learning our model text and exploring some of the vocabulary used. In grammar, we will be learning about pronouns and subordinating conjunctions.

Pronouns: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/z37xrwx

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/skillswise/pronouns/zjxs7nb

Subordinating conjunctions: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zqk37p3

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Daddy Fell into the Pond’

Please read the text (page 12) and then complete the questions (page 13) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (11/10/21).

 

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: breathe, build, busy, business  

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz, Mrs Snadden and Mrs Ahmed


27 September 2021

In Maths this week, we will be finishing our place value unit. We will be completing some problem solving and reasoning questions, focusing on how we can ensure we explain our answers fully. Towards the end of the week, we will be starting our addition and subtraction unit. We will be looking at adding and subtracting multiples of 100. Finally, we will also focus on adding and subtracting a 3-digit number and a 1-digit number.

You may wish to watch some of the following videos which explain some useful methods for adding and subtracting: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zy2mn39

Adding 3-digit and 1-digit numbers together: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zqr8cmn

Subtracting a 1-digit number from a 3-digit number: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zsnxjsg

 

We will be sending the addition and subtraction White Rose booklet home this week. Please complete the booklet to help you to practise what you have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Y3-HL-Autumn-Block-2-Addition-and-subtraction-2020.pdf

 

 

By the end of Year 3, you are expected to know the 3, 4 and 8 times tables. It would be fantastic if you could practise recalling these at home. Here are some useful websites you may wish to use to help you to learn them:

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

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

Super Maths Bowling: https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/504/Super-Maths-Bowling-Multiplication

Loop cards: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=loopcardsv6

There are also lots of useful times tables activities on Purple Mash. If you do not know your login details then please ask, and I can give them to you.

 

The multiplication times table check on Purple Mash is a fantastic activity to use to help you to improve your recall speed. This will be really useful in preparation for the Year 4 times table test.

In English, you will be planning and writing your own narrative with a moral which includes the key features that we have been practising over the last few weeks. You will also spend time this week editing your work.

 

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Let’s Get Growing’ Please read the text (page 10) and then complete the questions (page 11) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (4/10/21).

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: arrive, believe, bicycle, breath

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz, Mrs Snadden and Mrs Ahmed


20 September 2021

 

In Maths this week, we will be comparing and ordering numbers up to 1000. We will also be counting in multiples of 50. Finally, we will also focus on representing numbers up to 1000 on a number line.

 

Ordering numbers to 1000: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zb86t39

Counting in 50s: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z4nw4xs

Number lines: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zfvdcmn

 

Please continue to use the White Rose place value booklet to help you to practise what you have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Y3-HL-Autumn-Block-1-Place-value-2020.pdf

 

By the end of Year 3, you are expected to know the 3, 4 and 8 times tables. It would be fantastic if you could practise recalling these at home. Here are some useful websites you may wish to use to help you to learn them:

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

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

Super Maths Bowling: https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/504/Super-Maths-Bowling-Multiplication

Loop cards: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=loopcardsv6

There are also lots of useful times tables activities on Purple Mash. If you do not know your login details then please ask, and I can give them to you.

 

The multiplication times table check on Purple Mash is a fantastic activity to use to help you to improve your recall speed. This will be really useful in preparation for the Year 4 times table test.

In English, we will be planning and writing our own narrative with a moral based on our model text. We will be recapping expanded noun phrases, verbs, adverbs and inverted commas and we will be trying to include these in our writing.

Verbs: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zfc2mfr

Adverbs: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/skillswise/adverbs/zhfrpg8

Expanded noun phrases: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/z3nfw6f

Inverted commas: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z7s6t39

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Nature Trail.’ Please read the text (page 6) and then complete the questions (page 7) in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (27/9/21).

 

 

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: address, although, answer, appear

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz, Mrs Snadden and Mrs Ahmed


13 September 2021

 

In Maths this week, we will continue looking at the place value of 3-digit numbers. We will also be looking at finding 1, 10 and 100 more/less than a number. Finally, we will also focus on comparing numbers up to 1000.

 

Place Value Basketball: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/place-value-basketball

You may wish to visit the following website to look at comparing numbers to 1000: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zhpq7nb

 

Please continue to use the White Rose place value booklet, which we sent home last week, to help you to practise what you have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Y3-HL-Autumn-Block-1-Place-value-2020.pdf

 

By the end of Year 3, you are expected to know the 3, 4 and 8 times tables. It would be fantastic if you could practise recalling these at home. Here are some useful websites you may wish to use to help you to learn them:

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

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

Super Maths Bowling: https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/504/Super-Maths-Bowling-Multiplication

Loop cards: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=loopcardsv6

There are also lots of useful times tables activities on Purple Mash. If you do not know your login details then please ask, and I can give them to you.

 

The multiplication times table check on Purple Mash is a fantastic activity to use to help you to improve your recall speed. This will be really useful in preparation for the Year 4 times table test.

 

In English, we will be looking at the key features of narratives with a moral. We will box up our model text to help us to learn from its structure. We will also be learning about how to punctuate direct speech. You may wish to look at the following website to recap the learning in class about inverted commas: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zn37wnb

 

 

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Building Stonehenge.’ Please read the text and then complete the questions on page 5 in your CGP English Comprehension book. Please bring your comprehension book into school next Monday (20/9/21).

 

 

 

 

The spellings we are focusing on this week are: accident, accidentally, actual, actually

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz, Mrs Snadden and Mrs Ahmed


06 September 2021

In Maths this week, we will be recapping the place value of 2-digit numbers. We will also be looking at the place value of 3-digit numbers.

Please use the White Rose place value booklet, which we will be sending home, to help you to practise what you have been learning about in class. Here is a link to a pdf version of the booklet: https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Y3-HL-Autumn-Block-1-Place-value-2020.pdf

Here is a useful guide for your parents/carers which is all about place value. It also has some useful resources: https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/A-guide-to-place-value.pdf

They may also wish to watch the following video ‘Episode 1: Place Value’ https://whiterosemaths.com/for-parents/maths-with-michael/

 

By the end of Year 3, you are expected to know the 3, 4 and 8 times tables. It would be fantastic if you could practise recalling these at home. Here are some useful websites you may wish to use to help you to learn them:

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

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

Super Maths Bowling: https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/504/Super-Maths-Bowling-Multiplication

Loop cards: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=loopcardsv6

There are also lots of useful times tables activities on Purple Mash. If you do not know your login details then please ask, and I can give them to you.

 

The multiplication times table check on Purple Mash is a fantastic activity to use to help you to improve your recall speed. This will be really useful in preparation for the Year 4 times table test.

In English, will be focusing on narratives with a moral. This week, we will be orally learning our model text using a text map. We also be reminding ourselves about the basic features of writing and ensuring these are included in our work. We will spend time looking at expanded noun phrases, verbs and adverbs.

 

 

Comprehension:

The comprehension text for this week is ‘Harriet’s Hare.’ Please complete the questions on page 3 in your CGP English Comprehension book.

 

 

 

This week, we will be assessing our knowledge of the statutory spelling lists for years 1/2 and years 3/4. We will be sending home a highlighted copy of your current knowledge so that you can see the spellings you still need to learn. The complete lists are in your spelling folders and on the class webpage.

 

Many thanks for your continued support.

Miss Pruszewicz, Mrs Snadden and Mrs Ahmed