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Monday 13th July

English-Super Sentence Stacking

Today we are using Jane Considine's Super Sentence Stacking lessons. This one uses a short video called Soar. Watch the video by clicking here. Then click here to access the lesson. 

Reading

Bitesize Daily Book Club: Be Amazing! An inspiring Guide to Being Your Own Champion by Sir Chris Hoy click here

 

Tuesday 14th July

English-BBC Bitesize

Today you will be using BBC Bitesize to write a newspaper report. Click here to access the lesson. 

 

 

Wednesday 15th July

English-BBC Bitesize

Today you will be using BBC Bitesize to write a headline using alliteration. Click here to access the lesson. 

 

Thursday 16th July

English-BBC Bitesize

Today you will be using BBC Bitesize to write a headline using alliteration. Click here to access the lesson. 

 

 

Friday 17th July

English-Super Sentence Stacking

Today we are using Jane Considine's Super Sentence Stacking lessons. This one uses a short video called Belly Flop. Watch the video by clicking here. Then click here to access the lesson. 

 

English wb: 6.7.20

Monday 6th July

English-Super Sentence Stacking

Today we are using Jane Considine's Super Sentence Stacking lessons. This one uses a short video called Presto. Watch the video by clicking here. Then click here to access the lesson. There is a sheet available to help if you need it, just head to the files to download and look for Presto.

Reading

Enjoy your own book today.

Tuesday 7th July

English-BBC Bitesize

Today you will be using BBC Bitesize to write a letter. Click here to access the lesson. 

Reading

Click here to access the reading lesson for today. 

Wednesday 8th July

English-BBC Bitesize

Today you will be using BBC Bitesize to practise using bullet points. Click here to access the lesson. 

Reading

Enjoy your own book today.

Thursday 9th July

English-BBC Bitesize

Today you will be completing a grammar activity on subordinating conjunctions. Click here to access the lesson. 

Reading

Enjoy your own book today.

Friday 10th July

English-BBC Bitesize

Today we are using Jane Considine's Super Sentence Stacking lessons. This one uses a short video called Partly Cloudy. Watch the video by clicking here. Then click here to access the lesson. There is a sheet available to help if you need it, just head to the files to download and look for Partly Cloudy.

Reading

Enjoy your own book today.

English wb: 29.6.20

Monday 29th June

English-Super Sentence Stacking

Today we are using Jane Considine's Super Sentence Stacking lessons. This one uses a short video called Lost and Found. Watch the video by clicking here. Then click here to access the lesson. There is a sheet available to help if you need it, just head to the files to download and look for Lost and Found.

Reading

Enjoy this reading of a Midsummer Night's Dream from BBC Bookclub by clicking here.

Tuesday 30th June

English-BBC Bitesize

Today you will be taking part in National Writing Day. Click here to access the National Writing Day Challenge. 

Reading

Click here to access the reading lesson for today. 

Wednesday 1st July

English-BBC Bitesize

Today you will be using BBC Bitesize to create characters. Click here to access the lesson. 

Reading

Click here to access the reading lesson for today. 

Thursday 2nd July

English-BBC Bitesize

Today you will be completing a grammar activity on coordinating conjunctions. Click here to access the lesson. 

Reading

Click here to access the reading lesson for today. 

Friday 3rd July

English-BBC Bitesize

Today we are using Jane Considine's Super Sentence Stacking lessons. This one uses a short video called Kitbull. Watch the video by clicking here. Then click here to access the lesson. There is a sheet available to help if you need it, just head to the files to download and look for Kitbull.

Reading

Complete the comprehension attached to the files to download. Look for Egyptian comprehension. 

English wb: 22.6.20

Monday 22nd June

English-Super Sentence Stacking

Today we are using Jane Considine's Super Sentence Stacking lessons. This one uses an emotional story called Rooted. Watch the video by clicking here. Then click here to access the lesson. There is a sheet available to help if you need it, just head to the files to download and look for Rooted.

Reading

Enjoy your favourite book today.

Tuesday 23rd June

English-BBC Bitesize

Today you will be creating a sound poem.Click here to access the lesson. 

Reading

Click here to access an awesome reading session based on David Walliam's, Slime. 

Wednesday 24th June

English-BBC Bitesize

Today you will be writing a nonsense poem. Click here to access the lesson. 

Reading

Click here to access the lesson for today.  

Thursday 25th June

English-BBC Bitesize

Today you will try to use alliteration to add to your poems. Click here to access the lesson. 

Reading

Enjoy your own book today!  

Friday 26th June

English-Super Sentence Stacking

Today we are back to using Jane Considine's Super Sentence Stacking lessons. This one uses a video called The Present. Watch the video by clicking here. Then click here to access the lesson. There is a sheet available to help if you need it, just head to the files to download and look for The Present.

Reading

Click here to access the lesson for today. 

Friday 19th June

English-Super Sentence Stacking

Today we are back to using Jane Considine's Super Sentence Stacking lessons. This one uses a fantastic video called Paperman. Watch the video by clicking here. Then click here to access the lesson. The sheet you will need for the lesson is attached in the files to download. 

Reading

Another day for you to enjoy your favourite book. 

Thursday 18th June

 

English-exploring poetry

You are going to use the BBC Bitesize website to explore poetry. Click here to access the lesson. 

Reading

Up until today I have chosen the reading for you but now I want you to read from a book of your own choice. 

Wednesday 17th June

 

English-exploring synonyms and antonyms

You are going to use the BBC Bitesize website to practise using these. Click here to access the lesson. 

Reading

This lesson focusses on investigating the features of a poem. You can find the lesson by clicking here.

Tuesday 16th June

English-using a thesaurus

You are going to practise using a thesaurus. Click here to access the lesson. 

Reading

This lesson focusses on Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo. You can find the lesson by clicking here.

Monday 15th June

English-Super Sentence Stacking

We are going to be following Mrs. Considine's writing lesson for a short animation called "Hair Love" about a dad learning to do his daughter's hair for the first time. Watch the animnation by clicking here then access the lesson by following this link.

Reading

I would like you to have a go at the poetry comprehension from the Oak National Academy which you can find by clicking here.

Friday 12th June

English-Super Sentence Stacking

We are going to be following Mrs. Considine's writing lesson for a Short Animation (7 minutes long) film tiltled 'The Blue Umbrella'

The lesson is not live on youtube and can be accessed at any time. Mrs. C will introduce you to (CLICK HERE) and guide you through what you are expected to include in your writing about the film, but you won't be writing about all of the film just a short section (see The Blue Umbrella) choose your chunk picture in the files for this). You will be challenged to write 9 sentences with 3 writing challenges included in them, to find the lesson.  For the Animation 'One Small Step' CLICK HERE. For Mrs. Considine's demonstration writing and the 3 challenges CLICK HERE.

Reading

We have done lots of reading detective work this week! We will focus on more inference next week.
Today I would like you to read a book of your choice, which could be one you have at home or on one of the recommended websites. Once you have read up to 8 pages, I want you to create 5 questions about the pages you have read that only a reading detective could answer using evidence from the text. You could even test this on someone at home!

 

Thursday 11th June

English- Using a Dictionary

Today, you can explore words in the dictionary through understanding the order thta dictionaries work and finding the meaning of some of these words. We have done this before in school using dictionaries, if you have one at home you could use that OR below you will find two websites that you could use to do these activities. To find the lesson CLICK HERE 

Britannica Kids

Oxford Learner's

Reading

Today's reading lesson explores word meaning. We have used Oak National Academy before for similar reading lessons. I hope you have your reading detective hat on to help you search for the meaning of words to complete these activities. To access the lesson CLICK HERE.

 

Wednesday 10th June

English- Mastering Inverted Commas

Join Mr Smith's Supermovers song to master using inverted commas. We have used speech in our writing before and are great at placing the inverting commas around the speech, concentrate on the punctuation at the end of the speech shown in the videos. To find the lesson CLICK HERE 

Reading
Do you think you would make a good detective? In this BBC Bitesize lesson you will be using Inference to be a reading detective. CLICK HERE to see if you could be the perfect detective!

 

Tuesday 9th June

English-

We have explored different adverbials in school and even had a go in our home learning. You can follow this BBC Bitesize lesson to test you fronted adverbials and see if you can learn or create some new and interesting ones. To find the lesson CLICK HERE.

SPaG

The BBC lesson today is to revise apostrophes for possession, we have practiced this a few times and Mrs Considine can help us with this when we look at her writing lessons. Like yesterday, take your time and think about when something belongs to someone. To find the lesson CLICK HERE.

 

Monday 8th June

English-Super Sentence Stacking

We are going to be following Mrs. Considine's writing lesson for a Short Animation (7 minutes long) film tiltled 'One Small Step'

The lesson is not live on youtube and can be accessed at any time. Mrs. C will guide you through what you are expected to include in your writing about the film, but you won't be writing about all of the film just a short section (see One Small Step) choose your chunk picture in the files for this). You will be challenged to write 9 sentences with 3 writing challenges included in them, to find the lesson.  For the Animation 'One Small Step' CLICK HERE. For Mrs. Considine's demonstration writing and the 3 challenges CLICK HERE.

SPaG

The BBC lesson today is to revise apostrophes for contraction, we have practiced this a few times. Take your time and concentrate on the words that form the contraction to help you with your spelling. To find the lesson CLICK HERE

 

Friday 5th June

English-Super Sentence Stacking

We are going to be following Mrs. Considine's writing lesson for a Short Animation (7 minutes long) film tiltled 'La Luna'

The lesson is not live on youtube and can be accessed at any time. Mrs. C will guide you through what you are expected to include in your writing about the film, but you won't be writing about all of the film just a short section. You will be challenged to write 9 sentences with 3 writing challenges included in them, to find the lesson. For the introduction to the lesson CLICK HERE. For the Animation 'La Luna' CLICK HERE. For Mrs. Considine's demonstration writing and the 3 challenges CLICK HERE.

Reading

Thursday 4th June

English-

We have visited similes and metaphors before half term. BBC Bitesize are looking at them for today's lesson, why not take a look and show how good you are becoming at using them in your writing. To find this lessonand its resources CLICK HERE

SPAG-

Today, I would like you to have a go at completing the SPAG Summer Mat 1. We have looked at these aspects of SPaG in class, see if you can answer all of the questions! 

Wednesday 3rd June

English-

Following on from yesterday's English session on formal and informal language, can you write a formal report about badgers? After activity 2, you could do some more research of your own about Badgers using http://www.kidtopia.info/ or https://kidssearch.com/ by searching 'Badger Facts'. To find ithe lesson CLICK HERE

Reading

I hope you were a great reading detective yesterday looking for information in the text. Today, see if you can learn some new vocabulary with the word meaning lesson. To find the session CLICK HERE

 

Tuesday 2nd June

English-

I hope that you have enjoyed your lessons with Mrs Considine when we have been using the sentence stacking videos! Unfortunately, Mrs Considine is now going back to school too, to help teach children and teachers about writing! However, we haven't used all of her sentence stacking sessions, so I will upload one of these sessions every Friday as the English task. They won't be live so you can watch them at a convenient time to you. Don't forget to look at the timetable that I uploaded to the 'Summer Term Home Schooling' tab to help get into a routine for this last half term.

Today's lesson we will be exploring formal and informal language that can be used in different genres of our writting. For a link to the BBC Bitesize lesson CLICK HERE

Reading

For some fact retrieval practice CLICK HERE

With a reading book of your choice, after you have read ther book, you could write questions about it to ask other people and if they can't find the answer you could show them.

Friday 22nd May

English- Super Sentence Stacking

We are going to be following Mrs. Considine's writing lesson for a Short Animation (6 minutes long). To watch today's writing focus film tiltled 'Preheated' CLICK HERE

The lesson is live on youtube at 9:45, if you are not ready for then you can watch it at anytime after 10:30. Mrs. C will guide you through what you are expected to include in your writing about the film, but you won't be writing about all of the film just a short section (see Preheated choose your chunk picture in the files for this). You will be challenged to write 9 sentences with 3 writing challenges included in them, to find the lesson CLICK HERE

Reading

Today's Bitesize lesson is a book club for the book 'You're a bad man, Mr Gum' by Andy Stanton. To get involved in this book club session CLICK HERE

 

Thursday 21st May

English- Super Sentence Stacking

We are going to be following Mrs. Considine's writing lesson for a Short Animation (4 minutes long). To watch today's writing focus film tiltled 'The Wishgranter' CLICK HERE

The lesson is live on youtube at 9:45, if you are not ready for then you can watch it at anytime after 10:30. Mrs. C will guide you through what you are expected to include in your writing about the film, but you won't be writing about all of the film just a short section (see The Wishgranter choose your chunk picture in the files for this). You will be challenged to write 9 sentences with 3 writing challenges included in them, to find the lesson CLICK HERE

Reading

Today, I would like you to have a look at the BBC Bitesize lesson based on facts and opinions. This is a useful skill when reading or watching tv. CLICK HERE to go to the lesson.

Wednesday 20th May

English- Super Sentence Stacking

We are going to be following Mrs. Considine's writing lesson for a Short Animation (3 minutes long). To watch today's writing focus film tiltled 'Dear Alice' CLICK HERE

The lesson is live on youtube at 9:45, if you are not ready for then you can watch it at anytime after 10:30. Mrs. C will guide you through what you are expected to include in your writing about the film, but you won't be writing about all of the film just a short section (see Dear Alice choose your chunk picture in the files for this). You will be challenged to write 9 sentences with 3 writing challenges included in them, to find the lesson CLICK HERE

SPaG

Today's bitesize lesson follows our Subordinating Clauses and Conjunctions focus. CLICK HERE to go to the lesson.

Reading

Don't forget to do at least 20 minutes reading per day! You can use these websites that I have previously recommended which are to access free books online: Purple Mash, Read Theory, Oxford Owl  and Amazon .

 

Tuesday 19th May

English- Super Sentence Stacking

We are going to be following Mrs. Considine's writing lesson for a Short Animation (4 minutes long). To watch today's writing focus film tiltled 'Brush' CLICK HERE

The lesson is live on youtube at 9:40, if you are not ready for then you can watch it at anytime after 10:30. Mrs. C will guide you through what you are expected to include in your writing about the film, but you won't be writing about all of the film just a short section (see Brush choose your chunk picture in the files for this). You will be challenged to write 9 sentences with 3 writing challenges included in them, to find the lesson CLICK HERE

 

Monday 18th May

English- Super Sentence Stacking

We are going to be following Mrs. Considine's writing lesson for a Short Animation (4 minutes long). To watch today's writing focus film tiltled 'Pip' CLICK HERE

The lesson is live on youtube at 9:40, if you are not ready for then you can watch it at anytime after 10:30. Mrs. C will guide you through what you are expected to include in your writing about the film, but you won't be writing about all of the film just a short section (see Pip choose your chunk picture in the files for this). You will be challenged to write 9 sentences with 3 writing challenges included in them, to find the lesson CLICK HERE

SPaG

We are going to start looking at Main Clauses and Subordinate Clauses this week. I have attached a 'Matching the Clauses' sheet to introduce you to these clauses.
If you look at the sheet, you will see that a main clause (often at the start of a sentence but isn't always) can stand alone and makes sense without any other clause. A Subordinating clause adds detail and starts with a subordinating conjunction. This type of clause wouldn't make sense on its own and would need a main clause to make a sentence.
How many sentences can you make by matching the main clause to a subordinate clause. You can use each clause more than once as long as it makes sense!

Reading

If you would like to follow the book club session for Charlie Changes into a Chicken on BBC Bitesize CLICK HERE

 

Friday 15th May

English- Super Sentence Stacking

We are going to be following Mrs. Considine's writing lesson for a Pixar Short Animation (4 minutes long). To watch today's writing focus film tiltled 'Lifted' CLICK HERE

The lesson is live on youtube at 9:40, if you are not ready for then you can watch it at anytime after 10:30. Mrs. C will guide you through what you are expected to include in your writing about the film, but you won't be writing about all of the film just a short section (see Lifted choose your chunk picture in the files for this). You will be challenged to write 9 sentences with 3 writing challenges included in them, to find the lesson CLICK HERE

SPaG

Today's SPaG resource you can use is the Spring 2 Mat 5 to check your knowledge of things we have covered.
Tips:

  • a preposition describes where something is
  • in the same word family may have a prefix or suffix which slightly alters the meaning of the word
  • adverb describes a doing/action word.
  • accept- you agree             except- without someone or something

 

Thursday 14th May

English- Super Sentence Stacking

We are going to be following Mrs. Considine's writing lesson for a Disney Short Animation (4 minutes long). To watch today's writing focus film tiltled 'Mouse for Sale' CLICK HERE

The lesson is live on youtube at 9:40, if you are not ready for then you can watch it at anytime after 10:30. Mrs. C will guide you through what you are expected to include in your writing about the film, but you won't be writing about all of the film just a short section (see Mouse for Sale choose your chunk picture in the files for this). You will be challenged to write 9 sentences with 3 writing challenges included in them, to find the lesson CLICK HERE

SPaG

For spellings you could use the BBC Bitesize daily lesson looking at there, their and they're, specifically when to use them. To access the lesson CLICK HERE

Wednesday 13th May
English- Super Sentence Stacking

We are going to be following Mrs. Considine's writing lesson again. This will be based on a 3 minute long Pixar short film titled 'Bao' CLICK HERE to watch the video.

This lesson is part of a live lesson on youtube which will begin at 9:40, if you are not ready for English at 9:40 then you can watch it at anytime after 10:30. Mrs. C will guide you through what you are expected to include in your writing about the film, but you won't be writing about all of the film just a short section (see Bao choose your chunk picture in the files for this). You will be challenged to write 9 sentences with 3 challenges included in them, to find the lesson CLICK HERE

SPaG

Today we're going to look at the prefixes anti and auto along with super that we learnt more about yesterday. Take a look at the PowerPoint and see if you can complete the prefix sheet. I have added a pairs game which you can print out or create with pieces of paper to enjoy finding ways of using these prefixes in words.

Tuesday 12th May
English

Today's lesson will be a writing lesson following a structure we have used in school. This lesson will be based on  a video titled 'Alma' which if you want to watch before the lesson click here

This lesson is part of a live lesson on youtube which will begin at 9:40, if you are not ready for English at 9:40 then you can watch it at anytime after 10:30. The lesson is taught by Mrs Considine whose writing structure is taught in school, you will recognise the fantastics that we have used many times in our writing. She will guide you through what you are expected to include in your writing about the film, but you won't be writing about all of the film just a short section (see Alma choose your chunk picture in the files for this). You will be challenged to write 9 sentences with 3 challenges included in them, to find the lesson click here
Mrs Considin enjoys reading your writing and to be in the nations story you can send it in by 12:30 to have the chance for your sentences to be included in the finished story that she reads out. Don't be disheartened if you do send it in and don't get included there are thousands of children (and some adults) across the country submitting their writing.

SPaG

Today we are going to be looking at words with the prefix sub or super.
Remember a suffix is something (a letter or group of letters) that comes at the start of the word to alter the meaning. Sub means under/below like a submarine it is under the water, the marine. Supers means above like superpowers, their powers are above/better than other people's.
Activity 1- Handwriting
Activity 2- PowerPoint
Activity 3- Word Search
Activity 4- Juggling Muddle

Reading

Remember the links like Purple Mash, Oxford Owl to find ebooks for home reading. I will upload a reading lesson for you at some point this week, so keep reading what you can until then.

 

Monday 11th May

English

For English today, follow the link to BBC Bitesize to explore similes and metaphores take a look and see how you can improve your writing with them click here

Remeber- simile is when you compare something to something else using the word 'as' or 'like'.
For example: The snake moved like a ripple on a pond.

A metaphor is a word or a phrase used to describe something as if it were something else.
For example: A wave of terror washed over him.

SPaG

Have a look at the word puzzle example to see how you need to use the grid of letters to make as many words as you can. Remember the letters have to be touching, so you can only move up, down, left, right or diagonally. The longer the word, the more points you get! Open the Word Puzzle Sheets resource to have a go at one. There are three to have a go at but you can save two for another day.

Reading

Read up to page 29 in 'How Not To Go To School'.
Now that you have finished the book and have learnt from Parsley how to not go to school, I would like you to make your own list of projects that you can do at home to keep you busy and entertained. I will upload some ideas to help you, but don’t just use these be as creative as you can be.

Thursday 7th May

Today we are going to be focussing on the book that we started reading yesterday 'How Not to Go to School'. You will be using skills from reading, english, art and design. Some activities can be a discussion or completed by writing a short note to answer something that you want to remember. 

Read up to page 15- PREDICTION: What do you think happened to the sheep skull?

Read up to page 17.
Activity 1- Would you ask these questions too? Are there any other questions you might ask?

I want you to make a list of questions for a family member or a friend that you would ask advice from. Create a postcard like example I have uploaded in the resources. You can use the postcard template, your workbook or a piece of paper to make your postcard. If your grownups help you, you could post this to them and see how they might help you.
I have also uploaded some kindness post cards for if you did want to create one for a friend or family member.


Activity 2 (Discussion)- If you were Parsley’s Gran, what would you say to her to make her feel better? Think about your answers, could you use any of this advice for when you miss your friends or family? Write any ideas down that you think will be of help to you and your family.

Read up to page 23.
Can you answer the questions at the end of the chapter?
What questions would you ask Parsley if you could about her learning from home?

Read up to page 27.
Do you think the emotion stones like the film inside out help the characters in the book?
Could you make your own emotion creatures to help comfort you and show how you’re feeling? Sometimes we don’t talk enough about how we’re feeling and that means other people don’t know that we need cheering up.
You could find rocks and stones like Paisley and Bo, or draw your characters, you could even make your emotion creature with anything you can find in the house that your grownups can help you to create.

Wednesday 6th May

Today's BBC Bitesize lesson is all about a recount. We have written recounts before in class, we did this after our Chester Zoo trip in November. Watch the clips and discover what a recount sounds like with the help of Christine Ohuruogu, an olympic athlete, before writing your own recount.

Reading

This weeks reading is a book called 'How Not to Go to School', it was written by a teacer to help his class learn how to be at home and not at school.

Activity 1- Read up to page 5 What do you need to NOT do to be good at not going to school?
Make a llist of the advice from the book. 
Is there anything else that you would like to add to the list that you think is different about staying at home?

Activity 2- Read up to page 11 How do you take care of your grown up?
What do you need to do to help your grown up? What animals are they like? Can you think of any other animals that they remind you of?
On page 11 there is a list of questions that are going to be discussed at the family meeting. Can you answer these questions using the text and thinking about how you at home might be preventing cabin fever or what you could do to stop it?

Tuesday 5th May

Following from yesterday, BBC Bitesize have a lesson on expanded noun phrases, which I know you are all great at! Take a look and have a go: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zmyxxyc/year-3-and-p4-lessons/1

Monday 4th May

May the Fourth be with you! Happy Star Wars day.

I hope you had a wonderful weekend and were able to get outside as much as possible.

BANK HOLIDAY: As Friday is a bank holiday, I will not be setting any lessons to follow as we would not be in school. However, as you can see below I have added some challenge tasks.


For English this week, I would like you to start Monday following the BBC Bitesize lesson ‘Using Inverted Commas to show Speech’. We have practiced this in class over the course of the texts that we have explored. See what you remember and follow the lesson link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zmyxxyc/year-3-and-p4-lessons/1

I will update you on the further 3 English lessons for the week tomorrow.

SPaG

Lesson 1- Using Apostrophes to combine words Follow the link to find the lesson from Wednesday 29th April: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zmyxxyc/year-3-and-p4-lessons/1

Lesson 2- Using Apostrophes to show Possession Follow the link to find the lesson from Thursday 30th April: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zmyxxyc/year-3-and-p4-lessons/1

Lesson 3- Spring 2 Mat 3

Lesson 4- Spring 2 Mat 4

Files to Download