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Moston Lane

Community Primary School

‘Be The Best You Can Be’

W.B. 11.05.20

 

Friday 15th April 2020

Good morning Year 3!

Today's Over and Above Star is...

Janice

You are our star today because not only are you doing all of the work set, you are completing it to such a high standard! The effort that goes into your work is outstanding! Well done Jan!

 

 

Book of the Day

‘Zombies Don’t Eat Veggies’ by Jaime Camil

https://youtu.be/cxF5WURk-RY

 

Let’s Doodle Together!

Draw a cartoon veggie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htXdCJVLi_o

Warm up Your Bodies and Brains

Click on the link below. Take your pick out of the Go Noodle routines.  Complete as many as you like! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLShz6erIAvDUe69R1SUXMD5LC7NCktGEx

 

Reading

Click on the link to open today’s reading lesson.

 

Maths

Play Stone Age Stu to practise your times tables.

Practise using a calendar by playing this game.

 

Main tasks:

Miss Marriott, Miss Fernandez and Miss Aldridge’s Maths groups:

Click on the link and complete today’s task. 

 

Miss Youldon’s Maths group:

Click here for today’s work.

 

Writing

Click here to complete the BBC Bitesize lesson.

 

SPaG

Complete an activity on SPAG.com .

If you have completed all the activities on SPAG.com, play Word Frog.

 

Choose your Sporty Spelling challenge:

Bronze

Silver

Gold

 

Topic

Click on the link to see what your science task is for today.

 

 

Have a lovely weekend!

Miss Youldon, Miss Marriott and Miss Mullett

xxx

 

Thursday 14th April 2020

Hello Year 3 – we miss you!

 

Today's Over and Above Star is...

Lily-Mae

A huge well done to Lily-Mae for your fantastic attitude to learning at home! Your teachers are so pleased to see that you are working brilliantly at home, just as you always did at school. A special well done for your fantastic reading comprehension work!

 

  

Book of the Day

‘Owl Babies’ by Martin Waddell.

Follow the link to watch an especially sweet version of this story – a wonderful boy reading the story to his baby owls! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-i33i2VDsRU

If you would like to hear the story more clearly, you can listen to the story again here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPQRiSTYFHo

 

Let’s Doodle Together!

Draw an owl: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMCfCtmr9D0

 

Warm up Your Bodies and Brains

Have a go at learning this Zumba dance routine. If you would like a challenge, see if you can teach the routine to someone in your family.

 

Reading

Click on the link to open ‘Albert the Albatross – Attitude Equals Altitude’ by Oscar Redden IV.

Before you start reading, try to summarise the story so far to a grown up. Can you retell the story in less than one minute?

Read pages 13 – 28.

Answer the following questions in your Home Learning book. Remember to use full sentences.

  1. How do you think the other penguins felt when they saw the penguin thief? How do you know?
  2. Turn to page 16. Find and copy two adjectives that the author uses to describe the ape.
  3. Why do you think that the ape started to moan as he got older?
  4. Read the extract from the story below:

        “The happiest chap I looked down upon was a horse called Oscar who ran all day long.”

         What do you think the word chap means in this sentence?

  1. Look carefully on page 20. Choose one of the albatrosses in the picture. How do you think the albatross is feeling and why might they be feeling that way? (Use the clues in the picture to help you.) 
  2. Turn to page 22. What do you think Albert means when he tells the reader to “aim for the peak” ?

 

Maths

Follow the link to the Jigsaw Number Challenge. Find the jigsaw level that you think will give you a challenge and try to complete the jigsaw.

Scrub up on your times tables knowledge by playing Penalty Kicks Multiplication.

 

Main tasks:

Miss Marriott, Miss Fernandez and Miss Aldridge’s Maths groups:

Click on the link and complete today’s task.

 

Miss Youldon’s Maths group:

Click here to complete your task. 

 

Writing

Click to complete today's writing lesson. 

 

SPaG

Complete an activity on SPAG.com

If you have completed your SPAG.com tasks, perfect your use of prefixes by playing Superhero Shopping Trip. You will need your Purple Mash login for this.

 

Get active with today’s sporty spellings:

Bronze

Silver

Gold

 

 

Topic

MfL task:

Use the Favourite Animal PowerPoint to learn how to ask and answer a question about your favourite animal.

Can you draw a picture and write a sentence?

 

Penpals

Year 3, we have just been told about an exciting opportunity that we think you might love! Madame Livesey would like to invite you to become penpals with a child in France.

This is a brilliant chance to make a new friend and find out more about life in France in this strange time. Don’t worry, you can write your emails to your new penpal in English!

If you would like to find out more, pop over to our MfL page.

 

Music task:

Today, we will be using an instrument we all have – our voices! We will be learning to sing a beautiful melody.

Job 1 – Before we start today’s Ten Pieces lesson, we need to warm up our voices. Click on the link and follow the instructions to make sure that your voice is warmed up properly. This is very important to do every time before singing.

Job 2 - Follow the link and complete the activities in the Ten Pieces music lesson.

Challenge tasks

  • Try to teach the tune to someone in your family. Will they be able to sing along with the piece as beautifully as you?

 

We hope you have a brilliant day!

 

 

Miss Youldon, Miss Marriott and Miss Mullett

xxx

 

Wednesday 13th April 2020

Good morning guys!

 
 

Today's Over and Above Star is...

Bella

You work so hard every single day and we are so proud of you! Well done for persevering with new topics and new challenges – what a fantastic attitude! We also love seeing that you are still being as creative as ever during lockdown. Thank you for sharing your masterpieces with us.

 


 

Book of the Day

‘You Must Bring a Hat’ by Simon Philip and Kate Hindley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iv1iMwddlbo

 

Let’s Doodle Together!

Draw a hat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scTX81x-6qY 

 

Warm up Your Bodies and Brains

Make your own workout using the Would You Rather..? fitness activity.

 

Reading

Click on the link to open ‘Albert The Albatross- Attitude Equals Altitude’ by Oscar Redden IV.

Look at the front cover.

  1. What do you think ‘Attitude Equals Altitude’ means?
  2. What do you think this book will be about?

Read up to page 14 (about the penguin thief)

  1. ‘I’ve soared on high winds warmed by the sun’

            What do you think soared means?

  1. Write down as many rhyming couplets as you can find in the text.
  2. ‘The worst I have seen was a penguin thief; a criminal bird who brought others much grief’

     What does grief mean in this sentence?

  1. ‘…building nests by crooked endeavors.’

What does this mean? What did he do?

 

Maths

Play Maths Fishing to practise the times tables of your choice.

Play Bond Bubbles.

 

Main tasks:

Miss Marriott, Miss Fernandez and Miss Aldridge’s Maths groups:

Follow the link to complete the 10 minute maths workout. Mark your answers to see how you did.

Today, we will check how confident you are with the measurement topic.

Have your best go at these questions – challenge yourself to answer the questions without any help from a grown up.

When you have answered the questions, mark your answers using the answer sheet here.

Don’t forget to email pictures of your work to the Year 3 team, we would love to see how you are getting on with this topic!

 

Miss Youldon’s Maths group:

Click here for today’s work.

 

Writing

Follow the link to the BBC Bitesize Lesson on writing diary entries.

When you have completed the lesson, remember to send us your farmer diary entry so that we can read your brilliant writing.

 

SPaG

Complete an activity on SPAG.com

Choose your Sporty Spelling challenge:

Bronze

Silver

Gold

 

Topic

Click on this link to learn about responsibilities. When you get to slide 15, pause, think and discuss the question (what are responsibilities?). Also think and talk about some of the responsibilities you have.

Watch the following videos to learn a bit more about the responsibilities you may have:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpJKWcI6CL8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQSnzrB5bso

 

Excuses:

  • Think of some occasions where you have used excuses recently.
  • Write them down.
  • Think about what you could have done/said instead to take responsibility.
  • Write them down.
     

See my examples:

Excuse: It broke. Taking responsibility: I broke it so I will fix it for you.

Excuse: You made me do it. Taking responsibility: I should have made up my own mind.

 

Our Responsibilities:

What responsibilities do you have towards the following groups?

Yourself, your family, your friends, your community, your country, people in different countries, the planet, school, your pets.

Draw some ‘helping hands’ by drawing around your hands. Write down or draw some of the responsibilities that you have towards the groups above.

 

 

Miss Youldon, Miss Marriott and Miss Mullett

xxx

Tuesday 12th April 2020

Hello Year 3 – we miss you all!

 

Today's Over and Above Star is...

Nelson

We are very proud of your hard work Nelson! Well done for showing a brilliant attitude and exceptional effort. You have also impressed your teachers with your thoughtfulness during Home Learning - what a gentleman you are!

 

                                                                         

 

Book of the Day

‘Sophie’s Masterpiece’ by Eileen Spinelli https://www.storylineonline.net/books/sophies-masterpiece/

 

Let’s Doodle Together!

Draw a tulip in a plant pot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zY1269CaCFk

 

Warm up Your Bodies and Brains

Join in with Captain America as he completes a HIIT workout by following the link.

 

Reading

Follow the link to complete today’s task.

 

Maths

Decide which times table you think you need to work on most. Start your Times Table Practice session.

Scrub up on your speedy recall of number bonds by playing Hit the Button and choosing number bonds.

 

Main tasks:

Miss Marriott, Miss Fernandez and Miss Aldridge’s Maths groups:

Follow the link to complete today’s task.

 

Miss Youldon’s Maths group:

Click on the link to complete today’s task.

 

Writing

Complete this BBC Bitesize lesson on similes and metaphors.

 

SPaG

Complete an activity on SPAG.com

If you have completed all of the SPAG.com tasks, polish up your spelling with the Spelling Tiles game.

 

Get active with today’s sporty spellings:

Bronze

Silver

Gold

 

 

Topic

Click on the link to complete the Online Safety task for today.

Take this quiz to check how much you can remember about staying safe online. I wonder if you will be able to get a higher score than your grown up?

 

 

We hope you have a terrific Tuesday!

 

 

Miss Youldon, Miss Marriott and Miss Mullett

xxx

 

Monday 11th April 2020

Hello Year 3 - happy Monday!

Make This Day Great! Quote Board

 

Today's Over and Above Star is...

Maisie-Rose

A big well done for working incredibly hard and challenging yourself with new topics! We absolutely love how your attitude during lockdown is making life a little brighter for your family and neighbours. Keep it up Maisie - you are an absolute shining star!

Book of the Day

‘The Chimpanzees of Happytown’ by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5hm_Wb_sjo

 

Let’s Doodle Together!

Draw a chimpanzee: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70bOBEjXzO4

 

Warm up Your Bodies and Brains

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUSgKSgS4-E

 

Reading

Read ‘Same-same or Different’ by Roopa Pai.

  1. What do you think the message of the story is?
  2. What does this mean: ‘Mamma didn't approve of Snake’?
  3. Find and copy a word on page 5 that has similar meaning to harshly.
  4. Why does Snake keep sighing?
  5. What things are similar about Snake and Sparrow?
  6. At the end of the story (page 19), why did Headmaster Elephant march away looking very fierce?

Challenge: Create a venn diagram (like the one in the book) about you and your best friend.

 

Maths

Play Tommy’s Trek Game. Choose the table that you need to work on the most.

Refresh your fact families knowledge by playing this game.

 

Main tasks:

Miss Marriott, Miss Fernandez and Miss Aldridge’s Maths groups:

Follow the link for today's work.

 

Miss Youldon’s Maths group:

Click here for today’s work.

 

Writing

Go to the BBC Bitesize lesson on recounts.

 

SPaG

Complete an activity on SPAG.com

Practise your spelling on this game.

 

Topic

Click on this link to learn about democracy.

When you get to slide that says ‘What would you like to change?’, stop to complete the task below.

Make a list of issues that you think are important (you could draw pictures too). These could be school issues, local community issues or national / global issues. When you have finished, think about what you could do to act on each of the issues.

Go back to the PowerPoint, go through it until the end and answer the Plenary questions on the final slide.

 

We hope you have a...

 

Miss Youldon, Miss Marriott and Miss Mullett

xxx

CONTACT US

Moston Lane, Moston, Greater Manchester, M9 4HH

Tel: 0161 205 3864

Email: j.kerton@mostonlane.manchester.sch.uk