Year 3 Home Learning Week Twelve

Hello Year 3,

I hope you are all well. Last week you found out about the layers of the rainforest and the animals that live there. There were some great dioramas!

The Amazon River’s mouth leads to the Atlantic Ocean. You will find out about the World’s 5 Oceans this week. Many of your tasks are based around the book Dougal’s Deep Sea Diary by Simon Bartram. If you have any issues about home learning or any work you would like to share please email: year3savshomelearning@outlook.com

Reading  

Dougals-Deep-Sea-Diary.pdf

Dougal’s Deep Sea Diary Audio Version  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1twnOCpkEc

English

1) Read Deep Sea Dougal. Complete the comprehension task.

Deep-sea-Dougal-comprehension.pdf

2) Track Dougal’s emotions

How does Dougal feel on different days? Draw a face illustration and write an adjective. Do not use the same adjective twice! You may want to use a Thesaurus to help you. How do we know? Using evidence from the text/pics. 

emotions-of-Dougal.pdf

3) Describe sights seen by Deep Sea Dougal

A song reminding you when to use a or an https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8MbH5Wwf5I

Check your knowledge with this quiz https://www.grammar.cl/english-games/a-vs-an-difference.htm

Deep-Sea-Dougal---a-or-an.pdf

4) Plan a dialogue between Deep Sea Dougal and a reporter

  • A dialogue is a fancy word for a chat
  • Imagine you are a reporter interviewing Deep Sea Dougal. What would you ask him? (think of 6 questions)
  • How would Dougal respond? Role-play a conversation between the characters with an adult asking your chosen questions and you respond as if you were Dougal.
  • Write these ideas on your plan as a cartoon using question marks and speech bubbles 
  • Dougal-Dialogue-plan.pdf
  • Around your speech bubble write an interesting word for said. Choose an appropriate adverb to describe how Dougal or the report is speaking.

5) Write a dialogue between Dougal and a reporter.

  • Remind yourself of the 6 rules of how to use “inverted commas.”
  • Rules-for-using-inverted-commas---Dougal-example.pdf
  • Use your comic strip from yesterday (it has rules 2 and 5)
  • Write up the dialogue using your neatest handwriting and correct punctuation
  • Re-read your dialogue and check you have followed the rules, edit and improve as necessary

Spellings

Group 1 words with silent letters

Group 2 words with silent letters

Group 3 words with silent letters

write

write

write

wrapper

wrapper

wrapper

knife

knife

knife

knock

knock

knock

half

half

half

calm

calm

calm

 

island

island

 

answer

answer

 

 

doubt

 

 

thumb

Activity-Sheet-Crack-the-Code.pdf

Cursive-Handwriting-Practice-Sheet.pdf

Word-Search-Black-and-White.pdf

Maths

  1. Data handling (all)  Dougal-Data.pdf
  2. Dougal converting analogue clock to 24 hours 

Recap digital time and analogue clock 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zkfycdm/articles/zcrmqty

Dougals-deep-sea-diary-analogue-to-24-hour-clock.pdf  (challenge 2 and 3)

Carols-classy-clock-challenge-1.pdf

3. Dougal Time durations

Dougal-time-durations.pdf (challenge 2 and 3)

Fun-time-challenge-1.pdf

4. Right angles as degrees of turn

Right-angles-as-degrees-of-turn-activity.pdf (challenge 2 and 3)

Right-angles-Challenge-1.pdf

5. Maths mosaics

addition-and-subtraction-facts-to-20---challenge-1.pdf

addition-and-subtraction-facts-up-to-100---challenge-2.pdf

addition-and-subtraction-with-3-digit-numbers---challenge-3.pdf

Geography

Recap the 7 continents. Remember a continent is a group of countries, in which continent is the UK? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6DSMZ8b3LE

Use an Atlas or google maps to locate and label the world’s oceans on the map. World-map-continent-and-ocean-labelling-activity.pdf

Which Ocean would you like to find out more about? Choose one and write 3 facts about it on the back of the map. Oceans-of-the-World.pdf

Music

Learn the names of the 5 Oceans with this song, listen carefully to the facts. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6BE4VcYngQ

DT

Get weaving! Here are some ideas

  1. You could make your own weaving frame from a cereal box. Cut triangles out the top and bottom sides and wrap with string to make a frame. Experiment by weaving with different materials e.g. wool, blue plastic, paper. Cut out fish, marine animals and plants and glue onto the materials to make an under the ocean scene
  2. Find out how to weave using paper https://senresourcesblog.com/2019/11/18/how-to-create-a-paper-weaving-rainbow-coloured-fish-fine-motor-craft/

PHSE

Watch Blue Planet Live lesson (40 mins) with wildlife experts including Steve Backshall. Find out what a healthy ecosystem is and discuss the threats to our oceans such as plastics and overfishing. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/live-lessons/blue-planet-live-lesson/zn7tkmn

  • Make a poster about how to protect the ocean

Science

Find out how flowering plants reproduce. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zgssgk7/articles/zqbcxfr

Draw the parts of a flower and label them.

Find a daisy or perhaps a lily flower dissect the flower by carefully cutting it in half using a magnifying glass see if you can spot any of the plants parts.

Pollination https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djPVgip_bdU

Can you explain how plants pollinate? Activity-Sheet-Pollination-Process.pdf

Get Moving

Cake by the Ocean – Just Dance 2017 (4 mins) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qryAuIqG8oo

If you are missing Wimbledon tennis action check out Just Dance 2019: Water Me - Tennis Version https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCO6w639vOI

Spanish

Find out the names of sea animals in Spanish

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNqIwnrP8Co

Use your Spanish listening skills with this game

https://www.languageguide.org/spanish/vocabulary/sea-animals/

Golden Time

If you enjoy nature programs check out Blue Planet II Oceans of wonder (1 hour 30mins)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b09l2fgr/blue-planet-ii-oceans-of-wonder