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    27 April 2020

    Daily Message

    Welcome back to the virtual school! We hope you had fun, relaxing weekends. It was a very special day yesterday – it was Ishan’s birthday! Happy birthday Ishan! We hope you had a brilliant time celebrating. We’d love to see photos of what you got up to.

    Today, you are doing English (Guided Reading), Maths (fractions), Science (plants) and Dance with Delene. What a way to start the week! Keep your emails, photos and videos coming – we are in awe of the amazing work you’re doing at home.

    We are also very excited to introduce a new whole school History time capsule project! There is a link to the video about it in the Geography/History section. This week, you are going to be making your time capsule – please send us photos!

    Click here for the next chapter of Granny Magic, read by Ms Jacobs:

    Finally, congratulations to our Stars of the Week!


    This week’s suggested timetable is here

    Maths

    Maths

    We are continuing with fractions. You will be completing Lesson 9 of Chapter 11 in your work books, which is finding equivalent fractions by multiplying the numerator and denominator. Example:

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    We have made a video to guide you through it. Click here to watch the video. Remember not to write in the Maths No Problem text book!

    We use Maths No Problem textbooks and workbooks. If you are not a Charles Dickens pupil you can get them here.

    English

    English

    Today is Guided Reading!

    Click here to mark your answers to ‘Tornado’ from last week:

    Today’s questions are about ‘A Birthday Surprise’. Click here for the text and click here to hear Ms Jacobs read it to you.

    Click here for your worksheet if you don’t have one.

    Year 3 Virtual School

    28 April 2020

    Daily Message

    Hello Year 3 and welcome to another day of virtual school! We have been so impressed with the gardening skills many of you have been showing off in the photos and videos you’ve been sending us. It has inspired us teachers to get our own green fingers busy too! To celebrate, here are a few of our favourite photos of you and your lovely plants!

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    Today, you are doing English (retelling ‘Escape from Pompeii’), Maths (equivalent fractions), continuing with your unit on mountains and volcanoes in Geography and Music. Enjoy and make sure you keep sending us photos of your completed work!

    Click here for the next chapter of Granny Magic, read by Ms Jacobs:


    This week’s suggested timetable is here

    Maths

    Maths

    We are continuing with fractions. You will be completing Lesson 10 of Chapter 11 in your workbooks, which is finding the missing numerator multiplying the numerator and denominator by the same number. Example:

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    We have made a video to guide you through it. Click here to watch the video. Remember not to write in the Maths No Problem text book!

    We use Maths No Problem textbooks and workbooks. If you are not a Charles Dickens pupil you can get them here

    English

    English

    This week, you are retelling the whole story of ‘Escape from Pompeii’ from Tranio’s perspective, using the sentence types you learnt last week. If your writing last week is anything to go by, your stories this week are going to be amazing!

    Today, you are putting the different parts of the story into a story volcano. Click here for the lesson.

    Today is also your spelling lesson – click here for the lesson video and here for the worksheet if you don’t have one.

    Year 3 Virtual School

    29 April 2020

    Daily Message

    Hello Year 3 and welcome to another day of virtual school! We have been so impressed with all the different activities and new skills that you have been learning, which include: baking, gardening and much more. We have seen Martin’s sunflower, Josan’s wonderful truffle making and Kayin’s seed planting. Keep your emails, photos and videos coming as they are so wonderful to see and it has inspired Mrs Worley to grow her own cucumbers!

    Today, you are doing English (writing the opening and build up from Tranio’s perspective), Maths (finding the missing the denominator in a fraction), Handwriting, Art (in the syle of Henri Matisse) and finally, today is your first Relationships and sex education lesson with Mr Vanson. Enjoy and make sure you keep sending us photos of your completed work!

    Click here for the next chapter of Granny Magic, read by Ms Jacobs.


    This week’s suggested timetable is here

    Maths

    Maths

    We are continuing with fractions. You will be completing Lesson 11 of Chapter 11 in your workbooks, which is finding the missing denominator, multiplying the numerator and denominator by the same number.

    We have made a video to guide you through it. Click here to watch the video. Remember not to write in the Maths No Problem text book!

    We use Maths No Problem textbooks and workbooks. If you are not a Charles Dickens pupil you can get them here.

    English

    English

    You are writing the opening and build-up of your ‘Escape from Pompeii’ story. Look at your story volcano from yesterday and make sure you practise telling your story to someone before you start writing. You can watch the lesson here

    Today is also handwriting day – follow the teacher video here then copy out two lines of each of the words on today’s worksheet in your handwriting book. Click here for a copy of the worksheet if you don’t have one.

    We also have another fun handwriting challenge for you involving palindromes (words which are the same when written backwards!) Click.here for the worksheet and copy out your answers in your handwriting book.

    Year 3 Virtual School

    30 April 2020

    Daily Message

    Bonjour Year 3 – c’est le dernier jour d’avril! That’s right, it’s the day for your French lesson! And (in English this time) it is the last day of April. We knew that by checking how many days there are in April using our knuckles and our days in the month song, just like we learnt to do in maths… Wow, that came around quickly!

    Today, you are doing English (retelling ‘Escape from Pompeii’), Maths (starting on simplifying fractions), French (looking at colours) and Yoga. Enjoy and make sure you keep sending us photos of your completed work!

    Click here for the next chapter of Granny Magic, read by Ms Jacobs.


    This week’s suggested timetable is here

    Maths

    Maths

    We are continuing with fractions. You will be completing Lesson 12 of Chapter 11 in your workbooks, finding the simplest form of a fraction.

    Click here for the video which will guide you through it.

    Remember not to write in the Maths No Problem text book!

    We use Maths No Problem textbooks and workbooks, if you aren’t a Charles Dickens pupil you can get them here.

    English

    English

    You are writing the problem, resolution and ending of your ‘Escape from Pompeii’ story. Look at your story volcano and make sure you practise telling your story to someone before you start writing. You can watch the lesson here.

    You will need a writing book or paper and a pen/pencil.

    Year 3 Virtual School

    1 May 2020

    Daily Message

    Happy Fitness Friday Year 3! And this isn’t just any Fitness Friday, because it’s also May Day! What can you find out about May Day traditions in the UK? Ms Jacobs thinks your fitness challenge this week should be Morris Dancing – let your teachers know how you get on…

    It’s also a very special day because it’s Kamso’s birthday! Happy birthday Kamso! We hope you have a brilliant birthday weekend. Send us some photos of what you get up to.

    Isabel from Oliver has joined Ms Jacobs in AvocadoWatch – if anyone else wants to join in, let us know. We have also loved seeing the fantastic photos of you dressed up, ready to ascend Mount Everest – here they are for you all to enjoy! Have a fun and relaxing weekend when the time comes.

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    Click here for the next chapter of Granny Magic, read by Ms Jacobs:


    This week’s suggested timetable is here

    Maths

    Maths

    We are continuing with fractions. You will be completing Lesson 13 of Chapter 11 in your workbooks, finding the simplest form of a fraction.

    Click here for the video which will guide you through it. Today’s maths lesson is quite long and you are very welcome to skip through any parts of it you feel you don’t need to watch. Remember not to write in the Maths No Problem text book!

    We use Maths No Problem textbooks and workbooks, if you aren’t a Charles Dickens pupil you can get them here.

    English

    English

    Well done for your magnificent writing this week! Today we put the finishing touches on our ‘Escape from Pompeii’ stories before illustrating them.

    Click here to watch Ms Jacobs edit and improve one of her paragraphs – she needs your help, Year 3!

    Contact

    Contact

    If you have any questions or want to share any wonderful work or ideas please email us at year3.charlesdickens@gmail.com

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    Humanities

    Humanities

    GEOGRAPHY

    When you learnt all about Everest last week, were you wondering about the first people to climb to the summit? Well you will find out all about them this week! Ms Rhys-Evans dusts off her mountaineering kit and tells the nerve-wracking tale of the ascent of Everest – get your goggles and hats out, you’re in for an exciting journey! Click here for the lesson video.

    Click here for the lesson guide.
    Click here for your worksheet.

    HISTORY

    We are living through a time in history which future generations will probably learn about when they’re at school! Ms Spears has planned a really exciting whole school project for the next few weeks, in which you will create your own time capsule as a document of your time in lockdown, through objects, pictures and words.

    You will become History-makers, creating a record that historians of the future can use to understand this unique moment in time. Click here for the introductory video and instructions for the first task.

    Art & Music

    Creative

    Using our new art packs we’re creating a collage with flying doves, inspired by Henri Matisse. Click here for this week’s art lesson with Mr Yusuf, and follow along with the help sheet!

    Click here for the help sheet.

    Music

    Hello Year 3! Today we are going to have our first lesson using SoundTrap. This incredible online software is free and will enable you to compose your own music like professionals.

    Click here to watch the lesson video.

    SoundTrap works on smartphones and computers.

    Science

    Science

    This week’s lesson will explain the life cycle of a plant and introduce you to the different parts of a flower. Watch the teacher video here

    Click here to watch the first video clip, on the lifecycle of a plant.

    Then, click here to watch the second video clip, on the different parts of a flower.

    Click here for the lesson guide which includes the key vocabulary, video clip links and a summary of the lesson tasks.
    Click here for your worksheet if you don’t have one.

    Active

    Active

    For your active lessons this week, we have Yoga with Ms Fraser: Click here to watch the video.

    And dance with Delene, Click here to watch the video.

    French

    French

    Bonjour Year three!

    First, please click here to watch my French super stars video. I share the beautiful work that children have sent me, it’s very exciting!

    This week’s activity is learning to pronounce and write 5 colours accurately. Click here for our lesson.

    If you have a printer click here here to download the document with the colours to cut up and re-create.

    Click here for the video on Brittany.
    Click here for the video of the Loire.
    Click here for the video of Paris.
    Click here for the video of the Pyrenees.
    Click here for the extract of ratatouille, because the music is absolutely beautiful!

    Au revoir

    Wellbeing

    Wellbeing

    This week, we’re taking a break from the lessons in our booklets. Click here to watch another lovely video from Mr Eggleton about how making a note of when we feel cheerful can help us regulate our emotions.

    Click here for the lesson guide.

    We would love to hear about the things that have made you feel cheerful!

    SRE

    SRE

    Today we are starting a new topic in PSHCE, relationships and sex education, which will be taught by Mr Vanson. During this lesson you will be looking at the differences between boys and girls and the correct language used to describe female and male body parts.

    Click here to watch the video.

    Click here for the worksheet.

    RE

    RE

    Click here to follow this week’s lesson on why the Qur’an (the holy book of Islam) is so beautiful, completing Lesson 2 in your booklet.

    Click here for the worksheet if you don’t have one.

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