Year 3 Preview Learning Archive

 


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