## Year 3 homework due date: 4th April

Year 3 Homework (SPR) –

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

Homework, due in Tuesday 4th April 2017

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:

1. Jumping jugglers jiggle joyfully with jelly in January, June and July!
2. This is a very silly sentence using the letter ‘j’ as the first sound of most of the words. Starting several words with the same sound is called ‘alliteration’.
3. Have a go at writing some other silly sentences like this but with different starting letters.

4. Write your favourite sentence out again carefully and neatly. Bring it into school to share with your class

10 3 15

• Use these three numbers and + or – or x or ÷.
• Can you make these numbers: 75 120 50?
• What is the largest number you can make?

What is the smallest number you can make? (You must use all three numbers.)

Spellings:

A: hall, wall, fall, mall, tall, stall, call, ball

B/C: strength, suppose, surprise, therefore, though, although, thought

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

## Year 3 homework due date 21st March 2017

English:

Read every day for at least 10 minutes. Please remember your child must have their book signed.

Handwriting:

Science:

This week we are doing lots of fun activities for science week. As part of this we would like you to think about inventions of the future.

Your task is to design or make a model of an invention that will change peoples lives for the better in the future.

Here are some examples …

• A fresh water system that converts sea water into fresh water.
• A handy robot that helps around the house.
• A car that can fly

Think of a name for your invention.

Draw your design with labels of the features.

Write a paragraph about your invention. Why is it amazing? What does it do? Who can use it? Why have you invented it? How will it benefit people?

Maths:(Extension) Ask you teacher for the maths sheets.

1. Look at the back of a book and write down its price, e.g. £5.99.
2. How much will it cost to buy five of these books? Think about how you are going to work this out….
3. Now look at the price on a DVD and write this down.
4. How much would five of this DVD cost? 5. Choose another item and write its price. 6. Work out the cost of five.

Spellings:

A: war, warm, dwarf, swarm, word, work, worm, world

B/C: particular, perhaps, popular, position, possible, potatoes, pressure, probably, promise

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.

Mr Everden and Miss Patel

## Year 3 homework due date 14th March

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:

We have learning lots about Iron Man in Literacy. Imagine you are about to open up a restaurant for Iron Man.

Think about what Iron Man likes to eat. What is his favourite dish?

Create a menu for the Iron Man. Make it very tempting and irresistible.

Include some starters, mains, desserts and drinks.

Remember to use adjectives for description.

For example:

Starter:

• a portion of thick water pipes
• a juicy, shiny tractor

Main:

• Scrumptious, chewy cars with a side of shiny sharp blades
• Strips of fresh bendy wires with a long pole covered in train tracks.

1. Use the grid below to make your own calendar for this month. (it needs 4 rows of empty boxes)
2. Write in the dates of each day, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc. 3. Make sure you start the month in the right day of the week.
3. Now write in all the activities you have already done this month or that you plan to do!

Which days are already looking pretty busy? Which days are you most looking forward to? Are there any days that you are not looking forward to?

 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Spellings:

A: sack, pack, neck, stick, lick, sock, clock

B/C: medicine, mention, minute, natural, naughty, notice, often, ordinary

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.

Learn your lines for our Easter play.

Thank you

Mr Everden and Miss Patel

## Year 3 Job dress up on world book day

We had lots of fun dressing up as book characters on world book day. Look at our costumes. Can you guess what characters we were?

## Year 3 homework due in 7th March 2017

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:

In Literacy we have been looking at the story of Iron Man.

Imagine you were sitting at the beach and suddenly, in the distance, you see something coming out of the sea. Something big coming towards you. Its getting bigger and bigger. How do you feel? What are you thinking? What can you hear? (Wind, sea, birds…)

Write a diary entry of what happened that day at the beach. (Do not write the whole story)

Include lots of detail about the setting and your emotions and feelings.

Maths: extension. (learn timetables with the inverse)

1. Draw a grid of three rows of three dots. like this:

.   .   .

.   .   .

.   .   .

1. Join some dots to make a shape with straight sides (a polygon).
2. How many shapes with straight sides can you make by joining dots on grids exactly like this one?
3. Draw enough dotty grids to enable you to draw at least six different shapes.
4. Can you name each shape? Remember to count the sides.

Spellings:

A: wand, walk, wasp, swan, swamp, watch, water

B/C: history, imagine, increase, important, interest, island, knowledge, learn, library, material

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.