Year 3 - Home Learning - Week Eight

Hello Year 3,

I hope you are all well and enjoyed the good weather over the half term holiday.

Geography

How does rain form?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0bS-SBAgJI

What is the Water cycle?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zkgg87h/articles/z3wpp39

Print off and play the Water Cycle Game to find out more interesting facts

Water-cycle-board-game.pdf

Science

https://lessons4littleones.com/2015/04/15/water-cycle-rain-cycle-science-experiments/

Reading

Find out more about the water cycle with this ebook.

The-Water-Cycle-A-Z-of-Science-ebook.pdf

English

1. Read The River by Valerie Bloom

The-River-by-Valerie-Bloom.pdf

Find out about the Poet and listen to her read her poem

https://childrens.poetryarchive.org/poet/valerie-bloom/

 

   2. Plan your own poem

Use the images and sounds to create a mindmap.

River-Poetry.pdf

 

   3. Write your own poem

Here are some examples of last Year’s work to inspire

The-River-Nile-poems-by-Year-3.pdf

 

   4. Re-read, edit and improve your poem. Write it up using your best handwriting or type it up and add pictures.

 

  5.  The Water Cycle Comprehension 

The-Water-Cycle-Reading-Comprehension.pdf 

Spellings

Group 1 word families based on common words

Group 2 word families based on common words

Group 3 word families based on common words

press

press

press

express

express

express

compress

compress

compress

supress

supress

supress

impress

impress

impress

invent

invent

invent

 

prevent

prevent

 

eventful

eventful

 

 

venture

 

 

adventure

Cursive-Handwriting-Practice-Sheet.pdf

Word-Search-Black-and-White.pdf

Maths

1 Recap what are fractions and how to write fractions

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z3rbg82

How-to-write-a-fraction-challenge-1.pdf

Counting-up-and-down-in-tenths-activity-sheet.pdf

 

2 Colour and label fractions

Colour-and-Label-Fractions-Worksheet-challenge-1.pdf

Colour-and-Label-Fractions-Worksheet-challenge-2.pdf

Colour-and-Label-Fractions-Worksheet-challenge-3.pdf

 

3 comparing fractions with the same denominator

Comparing-Fractions-Same-Demoninator-challenge-1.pdf

Comparing-Fractions-Same-Demoninator-challenge-2.pdf

 

4  How to add and subtract fractions

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zhdwxnb/articles/z9n4k7h

Year-3-Adding-Fractions-Worksheets.pdf

 

5  Fraction problem solving

Challenge 1 Find food or a piece of paper and cut into 1/2, 1/4 and 1/8 

Year-3-Equivalent-Fractions-Worksheets.pdf challenge 2

Year-3-Fraction-problems-activity-sheet.pdf  challenge 3

DT

Try building your own water cycle using lego and labelling the different stages

Art

Use wax crayons and watercolours at create a precipitation picture.

Or use your craft skills to create a mobile showing the stages of the water cycle.

PHSE

Read the National Geographic’s 25 ‘Water Hero‘ tips. What do you currently do to help save water and protect the environment? Could they do more? Now try making an eco-poster about the importance of conserving water.

25-ways-you-can-be-a-water-hero.pdf

Get Moving

Take a movement break with this rap group featuring lots of science words and actions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KM-59ljA4Bs

Music

The Water Cycle Song by Silly School Songs. Can you join in with the song and think of your own actions?

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULSG6W1zWFg