Year 3 Home Learning - Week Five

History

Find out about VE Day and the events that led to the end of the second world war.

VE-Day-75th-anniversary-information.pdf

What are your thoughts about VE Day?

VE-day-discussion-activity.pdf

English

1. Read this newspaper report about VE Day and answer the comprehension questions

 VE-Day-75th-Anniversary-Daily-News-Story.pdf

2. Start reading The Lion and the Unicorn by Shirley Hughes. Read up to page 6 and complete the first sheet making your prediction about what will happen next.

The-Lion-and-the-Unicorn.pdf

The-lion-and-the-Unicorn-story-prediction-and-summary-of-main-events.pdf

3. Finish reading The Lion and Unicorn. Summarise the story using the second sheet.

4. Develop your understanding of characters using these character profiles 

Character-profiles.pdf

5. Spelling, Punctuated and Grammar (SPaG) differentiated mats (pick the challenge that is right for you)

SPaG-Mat-1.pdf

  Spellings

Words-with-short-u-sound-spelt-ou.ppt

Group 1 words with short ‘u’ sound spelt with ‘ou’

Group 2 words with short ‘u’ sound spelt with ‘ou’

Group 3 words with short ‘u’ sound spelt with ‘ou’

young

young

young

touch

touch

touch

rough

rough

rough

tough

tough

tough

double

double

double

trouble

trouble

trouble

 

enough

enough

 

cousin

cousin

 

 

country

 

 

courage

Spelling-Word-Definition-Dominoes.pdf

Spelling games

https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/games-520457.htm

Maths

To play these games you will have to quickly recall addition and subtraction facts

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/addition-and-subtraction

Find out about column addition

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zy2mn39/articles/z3kmrwx

Pick the Challenge that’s right for you

Year-3-Addition-and-Subtraction-Workbook-Questions.pdf

Year-3-Addition-and-Subtraction-Workbook-Answers.pdf

Science

Recap and develop your knowledge of light

Light-Quiz.pptx

This week you will be investigating reflective surfaces

Watch this clip about the use of reflective materials for safety. While you are watching, think about…

  • What does it look like if a material reflects light well?
  • Which colours do you think reflect most light?
  • What are reflective materials useful for?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/ztcg9j6

Watch this clip of Wee Willie Winkie investigating light and reflective materials.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0118xm3

Your challenge is to design Wee Willie Winkie a new outfit that can be seen at night. Search your house for reflective materials you can test using a torch.

Wee-Willie-Winkie-night-gown-investigation.pdf

Geography

Find out about Europe during the Second World War by looking at the Map. Are there any countries you have heard of or visited? Are there any countries you haven’t heard of? Use an Atlas or Google Maps to find out what are they known as today.

Europe-during-the-Second-World-War-Activity-Sheet.pdf

List-of-Countries.pdf

Europe-during-the-Second-World-War-Answer-Sheet.pdf

 

DT

Find out about food and diets in the 1940’s, with more than 100 recipes hopefully there is one you might like to try

https://the1940sexperiment.com/100-wartime-recipes/

Art

Ideas for VE art activities…

1 Paint Union Jack bunting or design your own flags.

Union-flag-bunting.pdf

blank-bunting-template.pdf

2 Use your paper folding skills to create a spitfire paper plane model or a dove of peace

WW2-Spitfire-Glider-Paper-Craft-Activity.pdf

Dove-of-Peace-paper-craft.pdf

3 Design a VE Medal or teacup

VE-day-medal-task-setter.pdf

Blank-Medal-to-design.pdf

VE-day-teacup-design-activity.pdf

Computing

Login to Purple Mash, search VE day, try typing a newspaper report or test your knowledge with the VE Day Quiz.