Y3 Learning This Week

Please find below the learning for the week commencing 19th October 2020.


1. English – Descriptive Writing 
2. Maths - Adding and Subtracting
3. Spellings – Prefix im and Year 3 and 4 Words
4. Science –  Light and Shadow
5. Topic –  RE

prefix im and year 3 and 4 words

1. English

Use the flipchart to see your tasks.
Lesson 1: Writing a description of your Stone Age house. 
Have look at the 'Every time we write toolkit' and then follow each lesson on the flip chart. Your task is to have a go at describing your Stone Age house. 
Lesson 2: What is a preposition? 
Watch the video and have a go at the task. 
Lesson 3: Expanded noun phrases
Have a go at the Oak National Academy lesson on expanded noun phrases. 
Lesson 4: Fronted adverbials
Have a go at the Oak National Academy lesson on fronted adverbials. 


2. Maths 

Watch the video for each lesson and then have a go at the lesson worksheet which you can download from the bottom of the page. 

Lesson 1:  Subtract a 1-digit number from a 3-digit number (crossing 10)  
Lesson 2:  Add and subtract 3-digit and 2-digit numbers (not crossing 100
Lesson 3:  Add 3-digit and 2-digit numbers (crossing 100) 
Lesson 4:  2, 5 and 10 x table
Watch the Supermovers video to help you remember your two, five and ten times tables. 


3. Spellings 

Lesson 1: prefix im and year 3 and 4 words
Task 1 
Word Hunt: How many words can you find in a book that start with the prefix ‘im’ e.g. impossible.
Task 2
Put these words with the prefix’im’ into sentences
Impatient, imperfect and immature.

Lesson 2: Spellings practice: Look, Cover, Say, Write, Check

Here are your spellings for the week (Year 3 and 4 words): 

Download the Look, Cover, Say, Write, Check sheet from the bottom of this page to practice your spellings.

Lesson 3: Handwriting spelling practise
Download the handwriting spelling sheet from the bottom of this page and practice your spellings.

Lesson 4: Find the definition
Use a dictionary or the Oxford English dictionary online to find out the definition of each of your spellings. Can you think of an antonym and synonym?

Lesson 5: Write it in a sentence
Have a go at putting each of your spellings into a sentence. As an extra challenge can you create a paragraph which includes all of your spellings but also makes sense?


4. Science –  Light and Shadow

Experiment time!
Can you design and carry out a science investigation to answer the question
‘How does the distance between the light source and object effect the size of it’s shadow?’
Download the science sheet below to write up your experiment.


5. Topic – RE

This week in school, we will be looking at Hanukkah.

Watch the video below and have a go at making an information leaflet about Hanukkah.