# Year 3 homework due in 28th Feb 2017

Year 3 Homework (SPR) –

N.B. Homework book, reading book and reading record must be in school every single day.

Homework due in 28th February 2017

Read every day for at least 10 minutes. Please remember your child must have their book signed. Every fortnight children are expected to do a book review of a book they have been reading or have read, children can pick these up from the classroom and stick them into their homework books

Handwriting:

Writing: RE

For this weeks homework you will write a Lent letter.

See RE sheet for all the information.

Maths: extension. (learn timetables with the inverse): Ask maths sheet from your teacher.

1. Measure out one metre – either using a tape measure or ten of the decimetres on the bottom of this page.
2. Mark the start and end of the metre.

(Either draw round your foot on some paper and cut it out, or use a slipper/shoe as a measure.

1. How many of your footprints can you lay along one metre? use a slipper as a measure.)

4. Bring your results in to school.

1. What length are different objects by using your shoes length (e.g. a can might be ½ a shoe)

Spellings:

A: bell, fell, well, pill, till, doll, poll, roll, stroll

B/C: famous, favourite, February, forwards, fruit, grammar, guard, guide, heard, heart,

Spellings should be practiced daily, please write them the homework book. Please also write them within sentences. These spellings have no linked pattern, but are needed for the new national curriculum.

Spelling group A’s spellings are to reinforce phonics patterns, any word in red does not follow the phonic rule.

# Homework due in 7th Feb

English:

Read every day for at least 10 minutes. Please remember your child must have their book signed. Every fortnight children are expected to do a book review of a book they have been reading or have read, children can pick these up from the classroom and stick them into their homework books

Handwriting:

Writing: Newspaper Challenge (Can you write the story before the paper goes to print!)

Imagine you were a newspaper reporter. Write a newspaper article about a Lion that escaped from West Midlands Safari and have someone how ended up in OLSJ Primary school.

• 5 Ws
• Image with caption

* How did they get here?

* (2 adults 3 children taken to hospital.

* Interviews with eye witnesses.

* Lion called Rory. Oldest Lion in park 12 years old. Rare white lion

* Keeper called Ivan. Worked at the park for 20 years. (where was he? How die he let the lion escape?, How did the Lion Travel?)

* Eventually the lion was recaptured in OLSJ playground and retuned to Safari Park.

Maths: (Complete the worksheet)

Extension:

1. Imagine you have seven of the eight British coins in your pocket.
2. What are the different amounts you could have?

3. Write down all the possible amounts that you have in your pocket.

1. Suppose you were missing two coins….?
2. Do this with three different sets of calculations minimum.

Spellings:

A: find, kind, mind, wind, behind, wild, child

B/C: calendar, central, century, circle, complete, consider, decide, describe

Spellings should be practiced daily, please write them the homework book. Please also write them within sentences. These spellings have no linked pattern, but are needed for the new national curriculum.

Spelling group A’s spellings are to reinforce phonics patterns, any word in red does not follow the phonic rule.

Thank you

Mr Everden and Miss Patel

# Stone Age Cave Art

In Isaiah and Job class we have been looking at different cave paintings from The Stone Age.

We looked at them as sources of information about the past and then investigated what they tell us about the Stone Age people.

Here are a few examples from Isaiah Class