Good morning, Year 3. Well done for continuing to work so hard at home. We are proud of you.

Remember, you have all been set a challenge to improve your recall of the 2, 5 and 10 times table. Practice these tables everyday and ask an adult to test you on them daily.


Zoom calls will continue at the usual times and the links can be found on the year 3 home learning page.


For your magic spellings, I would like you to write them in your best handwriting and then in dot writing like below.

Pick 5 spellings to put into the following sentences.

  • speech sentences
  • Question sentence
  • Sentence of 3
  • A complex sentence
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Using the joins you practiced yesterday, today you need to write a full line of the words below. Look carefully at where the joins are before you begin.



I have included a paragraph below that has not used punctuation correctly. It is you job to write it out correctly.

Time to tidy up, yelled the teacher. slowly sam put away his pencils tucked his chair under and stood behind it. when the classroom was tidy again the teacher let the children collect their coats. sams coat was red warm and waterproof. he couldnt wait to get outside and play

  • Think about where full stops should have been used.
  • Think where capital letters should have been used.
  • Should any commas have been included for sentences of 3, to mark clauses or phrases?
  • Are there any speech sentences that need inverted commas?
  • Are apostrophes required anywhere?

For the rest of this week, we will be focussing on poetry and will be writing poems using our senses. We will be focussing the poems on the theme “outdoors”.

Today, I would like you to go outside. You could go to your garden or yard or you could incorporate this lesson into your exercise for the day and go for a walk.

I want you to think about the questions below. You could also collect objects to bring back to your house to remind you of being outside.

What can you see? What can you hear? What can you feel? What can you smell? What can you taste?

Generate adjectives and similes for all of of the things you experience outside. Use powerful verbs and adverbs to describe what things are doing outside.

I went outside and generated some ideas. Set your work out like I have below by using a heading for each sense.

What can I see?

  • Strands of green grass dancing in the breeze
  • Bright, white snow covering the green grass like a blanket
  • Snow clouds as grey as steel

What can I hear?

  • Birds singing beautifully
  • The rumble of car engines in the distance
  • The wind whistling

What can I smell?

  • The fresh, clean air

What can I touch?

  • Snow as cold as ice
  • Thick, oozy mud
  • Rough bark on the tall, towering trees

What can I taste?

  • The ice cold air.


Maths Meeting


Today is our reciprocal reading session and you will be taking on the role of the clarifier. While you are reading the text try to think about what others might find confusing.


  1. Choose 3 words from the text that you think others might need explaining and clarify each word.
  2. Why do you think that Emma uses the word boring to describe her Dad?
  3. Using evidence from the text, explain how the writer makes you think that Emma is not ready to get a puppy.


As today is our last lesson on rocks, we would usually be completing our gold piece of work. I would like you to use your knowledge of our rocks topic to complete the questions below. You can look back over the work that you have completed during the topic to help.



9. What is the name of the process of how a fossil is made.

              a. carbonisation

              b. fossilisation

              c. eroding

Well done year 3, you have completed Wednesday’s home learning. Now relax and enjoy a story.

Remember to send your work to year3@handale.rac.sch.uk

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