How was your half term? How were your Eid celebrations? I know it may have been a bit different this year but I hope you managed to enjoy it and spend time with family in person and online! I had a nice relaxed break I did lots of cooking and baking. I also have tried to do lots of running - I hope you have been doing some exercise remember it takes care of you mind as well as your body!
Our new topic this term is Rise and Shine which is all about light!
I would like to special mention Ikramul for the learning he emailed in.
Well done Ikramul- I can see you are having a go at all of the different tasks on the blog. Keep using your growth mindset to do your learning!
Reading- Stig of the dump
Read the text through- are there any words that you didn't understand? Use a dictionary to find the meanings if there are.
1. What is a chalk pit? Have a look at pictures online to help you understand.
2.'If you went too ear to edge of a chalk pit the ground would give way'. What does this mean?What does 'give way' mean?
3. 'His sister, every time she wasn't telling him something else'
What does this show us about Barney's relationship with his sister?
4. What could he see in the dump that he really wanted?
5. What do you think will happen next?
This term we are starting a new book- Firebird which is based on a classic ballet show( ballet is a type of dance inwhich stories are told through dance). Look at the front cover - what can you see? Next I would like you to make a prediction about what you think the story is about based on the front cover and the title.
I predict that.....because .....
Maths - Multiplication
This week we will focus on our multiplication stretgeies.
Counting - Can you count in 3s ... 0, 3,6......all the way to 30
- Can you count in 30s remember its the same as the 3s just 10 times bigger. 0, 30, 60......all the way up to 300
Learn its- practice your 3s and 4s on hit the button
Calculation - Smile multiplication Step 10
4 x 20 =
3 x 30 =
2 x 20 =
3 x 40 =
5 x 20
Find the missing numbers;
□ x □ = 30 - 6
3 x 8 = □ x 4
□ x □ = 18 - 1?
Greater depth challenge
I think of a number and add 2. Then I multiply by 4. My answer
is 28. What was my number?
This term we are learning about light- what do you already know about light? Here are some questions to consider:
Where does light come from?
Are there different types of light?
Are there any questions you would like to find out about light?
Have a lovely day year 3!
Alice, Hasina and Rihannon