Year 3: Blog items

Year 3 Home Learning Monday 01.03, by Mrs Bale

Date: 1st Mar 2021 @ 9:35am

Good Morning Year 3, 

Here is your home learning for this week. Just one week left until you'll be back in school - we can't wait to see you!

Have a lovely day, enjoy the sunshine!

Mrs Bale, Mrs McAlynn, Mrs Fitzgerald, Mrs McGunigall and Mrs Mayes smiley

Year 3 home learning Thursday 25.2.21, by Mrs McAlynn

Date: 25th Feb 2021 @ 12:01pm

Hi Year 3! Hope you had a great day yesterday! Here is your home learning for today!

Maths: we are looking at sequencing numbers today. Can you sequence the numbers in your number grid and then identify where 3 digit numbers would be placed on the number line to 1000?

English: we will be looking at the beginning of the story 'The Egyptian Cinderella' and thinking about how Rhodopis would have felt. Using the adjectives grid to help you, can you write a diary entry imagining that you are Rhodopis?

History: we have found out lots about the famous Pharoah Tutankhamun- today we will be learning about some more famous Pharoah's and finding out why they were famous and important.

Remember to upload your finished work to the School Spider!

Mrs McAlynn, Mrs Fitzgerald, Mrs McGunigall and Mrs Mayes :)

Year 3 home learning Wednesday 24.2.21, by Mrs McAlynn

Date: 24th Feb 2021 @ 8:36am

Good morning children! We hope you are well and looking forward to coming back to school very soon! We can't wait to see you! Your home learning for today is uploaded onto School Spider :)

Maths: we are going to be counting in multiples of 4 and 8 today- what do you notice about the numbers that you identify? We will be playing some games using these number facts!

English: today we are going to be comparing our new story for the half term 'The Egyptian Cinderella' with the more traditional tale of Cinderella that we are familiar with. What similarities and differences do you notices between the two stories?

Geography: in our Geography lesson we are going to be doing some map work to identify some of the main landmarks in Egypt and plot them on our own map. Do you notice anything about the location of the landmarks?

Have a great day- remember to log on to our reading scheme and to TTRS!

Mrs McAlynn, Mrs Bale, Mrs McGunigall and Mrs Mayes :)

Year 3 Home Learning Friday 12.02, by Mrs Bale

Date: 10th Feb 2021 @ 3:59pm

Year 3 Home Learning Thursday 11.02, by Mrs Bale

Date: 10th Feb 2021 @ 3:58pm

Year 3 home learning Wednesday 10.2.21, by Mrs McAlynn

Date: 10th Feb 2021 @ 10:09am

Good morning children! What a beautiful sunny morning it is! Here are your home learning tasks for today:

Maths: we are going to be looking at properties of 3D shapes and explore their faces, edges and vertices. We will also begin building our own 3D shapes.

English: today we are going to begin drafting our non-chronological reports about the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb in Egypt.

Geography: we are going to be exploring some of the different signs and symbols associated with Egypt, thinking about what they mean and why they are important to the Egyptian people.

Have a fantastic day children! Mrs McAlynn, Mrs Bale and Mrs McGunigall :)

Year 3 Home Learning Tuesday 09.02, by Mrs Bale

Date: 9th Feb 2021 @ 10:35am

Year 3 home learning Monday 8.2.21, by Mrs McAlynn

Date: 8th Feb 2021 @ 11:04am

Good morning Year 3! We hope you have had a lovely weekend and are ready to learn lots in the final week of the half term. Here are your learning activities for today:

Maths- it is Monday which means it is Mental Maths day! Complete the questions with your family, remembering to write down any important numbers you hear as the questions are read out.

English- we are going to be learning about Non-Chronological reports this week. Read the report about sharks and see if you can answer the questions. All the answers can be found in the report!

Science- continuing with our work about Humans and other animals, we are going to be focusing on skeletons again today and thinking about how they allow us to move in different ways.

Keep working on your timetables rockstars- Mr Worthington has set up a new battle for this week, the final one of the half term!

Have a great day! Mrs McAlynn, Mrs Bale and Mrs McGunigall :)

Year 3 home learning Friday 5.2.21, by Mrs McAlynn

Date: 5th Feb 2021 @ 10:20am

Good morning Year 3! We have come to the end of another busy week and are so proud of all the super work you have completed this week.

Here are your home learning tasks for today:

Maths- we are finishing off our work on mass this week by exploring problem including addition and subtraction of mass. Remember to look carefully at the unit of measure that is being used and remember that 1000g = 1kg.

English- we would like you to complete your poster, comparing modern Egypt and Ancient Egypt. When your poster is finished, prepare a presentation to share with your family what you have found out- you could even video your presentation and send it to your teachers!

Art- this afternoon we will be starting to make our African Masks. Hopefully you will have come to school earlier in the week to collect your resource pack so that you have all the things you need. Please follow Mrs McAlynn's step-by-step videos on our school Youtube to complete your mask. We can't wait to see photos of your finished artwork- please keep it safe and bring it in class when we return to school so that we can add it to our wall display.

The timestables rockstars battle is very close this week! Keep practising and winning lots of points for your team!

Have a lovely weekend children- speak to you on Monday.

Mrs McAlynn, Mrs Fitzgerald and Mrs McGunigall :)

Year 3 home learning Thursday 4.2.21, by Mrs McAlynn

Date: 4th Feb 2021 @ 10:11am

Good morning year 3! We hope you are having a good week! Today's learning tasks are uploaded for you on school spider :)

Maths- today we are carrying on with our work on mass and will be ordering objects from heaviest to lightest, and using the < and > symbols to compare.

English- today you will be creating an information poster to show what you have found out in your research about Ancient Egypt and modern day Egypt.

History- we will be learning about what everyday life was like for an Egyptian person. What kind of activities would they have done throughout the day- are any of them similar to things that you do? Imagine that you are an Ancient Egyptian child and write a diary entry about your day.

The timestable rockstars battle is very close this week- keep logging on each day to practise and win more points for your team!

Have a great day! Mrs McAlynn, Mrs Fitzgerald and Mrs McGunigall  :)

Year 3 Home Learning Tuesday 02.02, by Mrs Bale

Date: 2nd Feb 2021 @ 9:06am

Good Morning Children, 

We hope you enjoy today's home learning challenges. 

Have a lovely day and please continue to upload your work, we love seeing what you've done. 

Mrs Bale, Mrs McAlynn, Mrs Fitzgerald, Mrs Mayes and Miss Massie smiley

Year 3 Home Learning Monday 01.02, by Mrs Bale

Date: 1st Feb 2021 @ 10:55am

Good Morning Children, 

We hope you're all feeling well and enjoyed a relaxing weekend. 

Here is an explanation of your home learning for today. Keep working hard and uploading your work - we love seeing what you've been up to. 

It is Children's Mental Health week this week. This year's theme is 'Express Yourself'.

We know how food and exercise is important for keeping our bodies healthy and looking after our physical health, but how can we also look after our minds and our mental health? Here is a link to a brilliant webiste, where there are lots of videos to watch and activities to complete - https://www.childrensmentalhealthweek.org.uk/ 

Have a lovely day. 

Mrs McAlynn, Mrs Bale, Mrs FItzgerald, Mrs McGunigall, Mrs Mayes and Miss Massie. smiley

Year 3 home learning Friday 29.1.21, by Mrs McAlynn

Date: 29th Jan 2021 @ 10:12am

Good morning everyone! We have reached the end of another busy week and are so proud of all the hard work you have done at home!

Here are your home learning tasks for today- please upload evidence of your work onto school spider so that we can give you feedback.

Maths- we are finishing our week of learning about angles by looking at angles that are larger or smaller than a right angle. What do we call these angles? Log onto school spider to find out more!

English- today is your opportunity to use the checklist to go over the Tanka poem you wrote yesterday and try to edit and improve your work. Are them some words that would be replaced with better adjectives? Are you happy with the order of your lines? Remember that it still needs to follow the Tanka syllable pattern! 5-7-5-7-7

Art- this afternoon we will be pulling together all that we have learnt so far about African masks to design out own mask. Think carefully about the kind of colours you have seen used and the shapes that Artists have used to make different features like the eyes and the mouth.

I hope you have a successful day learning at home children! Pop back onto the youtube channel or the class blog this afternoon when I will be posting another video to tell you about our exciting art work next week.

Don't forget your timestables rockstars- there's not long left to help your class be champions this week!

Mrs McAlynn, Msr Fitzgerald and Mrs McGunigall :)

Year 3 home learning Thursday 28.1.21, by Mrs McAlynn

Date: 28th Jan 2021 @ 10:38am

Good morning Year 3! Hope you're having a good week! Thank you for all the super work you have uploaded and delivered to school.

Your home learning for today is uploaded on school spider. Your learning tasks today are as follows:

Maths- we are continuing with our work on right angles and will be focusing on clockwise and anti-clockwise turns. We will be exploring some maps using our knowledge of turns.

English- today you will be using what you have learnt so far about Tanka poems to write your own about the Egyptian pyramids! Think carefully about which words you can use to fit the correct syllable count.

History- this week we will be finding out about the Ancient Egyptian ritual of Mummification and why it was such an important part of their belief system. Can your order and explain the steps in the process?

Keep logging on each day to Timestable Rockstars- I wonder which class will win this week's battle?

Have a great day everyone! Mrs McAlynn, Mrs Fitzgerald and Mrs McGunigall :)

Year 3 Home Learning Tuesday 26.01, by Mrs Bale

Date: 26th Jan 2021 @ 9:41am

Good Morning children, 

Here are your home learning challenges for today. 

Keep uploading what you've done - it's so lovely to see all your hard work. 

Have a lovely day. 

Mrs Bale, Mrs McAlynn, Mrs McGunigall, Mrs Mayes and Miss Massie smiley

Year 3 Home Learning Monday 25.01.2021, by Mrs Bale

Date: 25th Jan 2021 @ 12:55pm

Hello Year 3, Happy Monday!

Sorry this is getting to you a little late - the internet is on and off in school today!

We hope you enjoy today's learning challenges. Keep uploading your work as we love to see what you've been doing. 

Take care,

Mrs Bale, Mrs McAlynn, Mrs Fitzgerald, Mrs McGunigall, Mrs Mayes and Miss Massie. smiley

Year 3 home learning Friday 22.1.21, by Mrs McAlynn

Date: 22nd Jan 2021 @ 10:32am

Good morning year 3- another week of home school done! Well done for all your effort (both children and parents!) and for all the super work you have uploaded to school spider.

In our lessons today...

Maths- we are going to be pulling together all the things we have learnt about multiplication and division this week and exploring the inverse- how multiplication and division are the opposite/inverse of each other- and thinking about how this can help us to solve problems quickly and efficiently.

English- we are moving on in our poetry unit to look at Tanka poems and will be focusing on these in our lessons next week. Tanka's are very  similar to Haiku's- can you spot the similarities and differences between them?

Art and Design- we are focusing this week on the facial features of African masks. Have a look at the different ways the eyes, nose, mouth, eyebrows and cheeks have been created- what shapes and designs have been used? What ideas would you like to incorporate into your own designs next week?

When you come to collect your packs on Monday we are going to include your logins for both timestables rockstars and the online reading scheme- it is really important that you are using this as much as you can, preferably every day. See if you can complete a times table battle to help your class be this weeks champions!!

If you are returning work on Monday for your teachers to look at please remember to put your name on your work. We have had several packs returned this week with no name on and we cannot tell who the lovely work belongs to!

Have a great weekend!! Mrs McAlynn, Mrs Fitzgerald, Mrs Bale, Mrs Mayes and Miss Massie :)

Year 3 home learning Thursday 21.1.21, by Mrs McAlynn

Date: 21st Jan 2021 @ 10:50am

Good morning year 3! Hope you had a good day yesterday despite all the rain! Thanks goodness that the sunshine has come out for us today! Your home learning activities are ready for you on school spider :)

In our maths lesson today we are carrying on learning about division, this time focusing on dividing by 4. Have a practise of your 4 times table on Rockstars before you begin, because your knowledge of multiples of 4 will help you with your division work.

In our english lesson we are going to be writing our own Haiku poems about the River Nile.  Look over what your found out about the Nile in geography yesterday to help you with your ideas. Remember to follow the 5-7-5 line syllable count!

In our History lesson this afternoon we are going to be exploring Egyptian Heiroglyphics- the symbols and pictures the Ancient Egyptians used to commuicate. See if you can decode the secret messages and write some messages of your own! 

Make sure you are using the online home reading scheme to read each day with your family!

Have a great day! Mrs McAlynn, Mrs Fitzgerald, Mrs McGunigall, Mrs Mayes and Miss Massie :)

Year 3 home learning Wednesday 20.1.21, by Mrs McAlynn

Date: 20th Jan 2021 @ 10:37am

Good morning Year 3! Another miserable, rainy day! Hopefully you will be able brighten up the day with all your super home learning today!

In our Maths lesson today we are starting to explore division. Today we are going to be dividing number and sets of objects by 3.

In our English lesson we are going to continue looking at Japanese Haiku poems. Today you need to follow the 5-7-5 syllable count to rearrange the sentences in the mixed up Haikus!

This afternoon is our Geography lesson- we are going to be finding out about the River Nile; the longest river in the world! We will explore some of the reasons it is so important to the people of Egypt and the different uses it has.

Mr Worthington has set up new battles for each year group on Timestable Rockstars- let's see which class can be the champions this week!

We would love everyone to be reading each day using the online reading scheme- please get in touch if you need a reminder of your username or reading stage.

Remember to upload photos of your work to school spider so that we can give you feedback.

Mrs McAlynn, Mrs Bale, Mrs McGunigall, Mrs Mayes and Miss Massie :)

Year 3 home learning Tuesday 19.1.21, by Mrs McAlynn

Date: 19th Jan 2021 @ 9:54am

Good morning children! What a rainy Tuesday! We hope you will enjoy today's learning activities and that they will keep you busy throughout the day!

In Maths today we will be learning about multiplication, focusing on the relationships between the 2, 4 and 8 times tables.

In English we will be starting our new unit of work on poetry and beginning to learn about Haiku poems; three line poems from Japan that need a special syllable count in each line.

In RE we will be sharing the story of the Parable of the lost sheep, thinking about the ways we can become 'lost' and how we can try to stay close to God.

Please remember to upload a photo of your work to school spider.

Mrs McAlynn :)

Year 3 home learning Monday 18.1.21, by Mrs McAlynn

Date: 18th Jan 2021 @ 10:36am

Good morning Year 3! Hope you all had a lovely weekend!

Your learning timetable for the week has been uploaded to our class page and your daily work is on school spider for you to access.

Please rememeber to upload any work that you complete so that your teachers can see it and give you feedback.

Get in touch if you have an questions or queries!

Mrs McAlynn :)

Year 3 home learning Friday 15.1.21, by Mrs McAlynn

Date: 15th Jan 2021 @ 10:15am

Good morning Year 3! Hope you've had a good week of home learning! We have missed you lots in school!

Here are your tasks for today- they are uploaded for you on school spider :) Don't forget to upload a photo of your work for Mrs Fitzgerald and I to look at!

Have a great weekend!

Mrs McAlynn, Mrs Fitzgerald, Mrs Bale, Mrs McGunigall, Mrs Mayes and Miss Massie :)

Year 3 home learning Thursday 14.1.21, by Mrs McAlynn

Date: 14th Jan 2021 @ 9:22am

Good morning children! Happy Thursday! We are nearly at the end of a long week and we have seen some really super work being uploaded onto school spider- keep it up!

Mrs Bale is introducing your learning activities today- they are uploaded for you on school spider :)

Year 3 Home Learning Wednesday 13.01.2021, by Mrs Bale

Date: 13th Jan 2021 @ 11:07am

Hello Children, happy Wednesday!

Here is your vlog for today. We hope you have a lovely day and enjoy completing your home learning.

Mrs McAlynn, Mrs Bale, Mrs McGunigall, Mrs Mayes and Miss Massie. 

Year 3 home learning 12.1.21, by Mrs McAlynn

Date: 12th Jan 2021 @ 10:41am

Good morning children and happy Tuesday! Thank you to everyone who uploaded their fantastic work yesterday :) Look on school spider for today's home learning :)

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