Easter Break :)
Hi everyone, I hope you are all enjoying your time with your families and spreading lots of joy around your household.
I cannot believe how quick the Easter break has come around, fingers crossed the Easter bunny hides some lovely treats for you all :) I am hoping he hides some for me too!
The work that I am going to set over the next 2 weeks is optional, however, it is for you to keep up with your continuous learning in these very strange circumstances, I will also be uploading lots of fun activities that you can do too :D
>Just a little side note for parents / guardians, any work that we do set for your child they do not need to print any of the sheets out, they can simply write any spellings/ work down in their books or on paper. Unfortunately, we do not have the capacity to be printing work sheets/ booklets out in school for you to collect, our staff are needed to look after the pupils that we have in school. I hope you can appreciate this.
Fingers crossed we have lots of lovely weather over the next few weeks.
I look forward to hearing about what you have been up to.
Stay safe and look after one another :)
Y3 Team xxx
Times Table Passports
I have uploaded the times table passports for you to continue practising at home. They cover both times and divide. You will find them under 'Additional Home Learning Resources'.
They go as follows 3, 4, 8, 6, 9, 7, 11 and 12.
Time yourself doing them: 60 seconds to complete all 10 on each one (a-d) when you get them all right only give yourself 45 seconds, then 30 seconds to complete all 10.
Test your family too :)
Mrs G x
BBC Bitesize - Update
(Taken from update sent to schools)
We promised to update you when we had more information about the additional BBC Education content we are creating to support schools and parents over the coming months.
As you may have seen, we made an announcement this morning outlining our plans to ensure that every child in the UK has the opportunity to continue to follow the appropriate core parts of their nation’s school curriculum in these challenging times.
Our newly expanded education offer is called BBC Bitesize Daily and will see:
And content such as videos, quizzes, podcasts and articles to bring core subjects to life online at BBC Bitesize
Whether complementing what schools are providing remotely, or used as a standalone resource, our new content will launch on April 20th and will bring 14 weeks of educational programmes and lessons to every household in the country – whatever the age of the child.
Teachers will be the stars of this new content, as you are in the classroom every day, and always have been on BBC Bitesize. Teachers have helped design all lesson plans and will be at the core of every broadcast. We will share schedules with you ahead of time to help lesson planning and homework setting, and hope you’ll feel happy recommending us to parents to start the day the right way. We couldn’t do this without you.
BBC Bitesize Daily will deliver a tailored day of learning across BBC iPlayer, Red Button, BBC Bitesize website and app, BBC Four and BBC Sounds, with curriculum relevant offers across the UK. Together, this comprehensive package is aimed at minimising disruption to children’s education and providing rhythm and routine in these challenging times.
Written by teachers and education experts, BBC Bitesize can help support your students independently across a wide range of curriculum subjects.
It's available to everyone. No fees. No pay wall. Just lovely learning content.
Week 2 already... I hope you are all doing lots of lovely things with your families and you are keeping the smiles going for everyone around you!
I have uploaded lots more learning activities for you to do this week :) even some you can do with your brothers/ sisters, with your families or independently.
I am missing you all lots and lots and hope that everything will be back to normal very soon.
Remember your beautiful Melling Manners and to be kind to your adults and look after everyone in your house.
Continue being the best that you can be.
Lots of love to you all and your families.
Mrs G xx
Mathematics and English Mastery
I have added in, under additional 'Home Learning Resources', Maths and English Mastery workbooks direct from MathematicsMastery.org.
There is a guidance book for parents for the maths booklet.
Only complete one a week as they are grouped in weeks of 4 :)
Science Topic - Animals, including Humans and Plants
I have uploaded this if you want to see what the next topic is about.
It is a really interesting topic and we look at all sorts to do with animals, humans and plants. There are worksheets, games, wordsearches and a weekly lesson powerpoint you can use.
I will update each lesson each week so I am not putting it all on here at once.
I would love to see a beautiful piece of writing on one of the lessons you look at or a labelled diagram (maybe for my wall).
Thank You Y3!
Just a little thank you Y3 for being such an amazing group of children. You have handled the slight change in class really well. I know this can be quite an interruption to your learning but you have all handled it like true juniors.
I look forward to seeing any independent work you produce while you are home learning, there is lots of space on my wall to display your fantastic work.
Keep up the positivity and I look forward to seeing you all soon.
From Mrs G xxx
Art - Drawing
In our art sessions, we looked at Hokusai's 36 Views of Mt. Fuji and used the pictures as inspiration for drawing our own mountains and volcanoes. We experimented with line drawing and used our skills to draw. We then developed our skills using chalk pastels and used these to add colour to our drawings.