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Children in Need and Christmas Workshop

Class 3 have had a fantastic day dressed up as ‘When I am Older I would like to be…’ for this year’s Children in need. We have also had a Christmas Workshop from Jane the Christian Youth Worker where we learned all about the meaning of Christmas 🙂

Class 3’s Visit from Shropshire Fire Service

On Tuesday 9th November, Class 3 had a visit from Kieran the fireman. The children learnt all about fire safety and even got to wear some of the clothes worn by the firemen!

Home Learning Friday 24th September

Happy Friday Class 3 – I am so excited to see you all on Monday! Enjoy today and have a great weekend 🙂

English – Today, we will be learning all about Expanded Noun Phrases https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/z3nfw6f

Year 2 Maths Video
Year 3 Maths Video

Art – This week, we will be learning about and drawing some pre-historic animals – have fun!

Home Learning Thursday 23rd September

English – In today’s lesson, we will be learning all about apostrophes for contraction / omission. Click on the link, read the powerpoint and then complete the worksheet: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/zcyv4qt

Maths

Year 2 Maths video
Year 3 Maths video

PE – Please choose one of the activities below for today’s PE lesson

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW_JqSK-CgY&list=RDCMUCliBigoW1uxxMGtVIGTGwMw&start_radio=1&t=33 (generic warm up)   https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/dancealong (dancing warm ups)  
  “This is PE” at home PE Multi-sports sessions (Yorkshire Sport Foundation) – https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/thisispe  
  Football (West Bromwich Albion Foundation) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQ1wJXNM_IDlzPwBi5rHwsOMWXIyw4b7U  
Cricket (Chance to Shine) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdD6u9OsMyMva1KFhkHZiv8f2Q9xiwHT- They also do a weekly live lesson on Wednesdays from 2:00-2:45pm (Subscribe free here): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btflr02RzmE&list=PLdD6u9OsMyMsI0Ns5tqlR6osNF6kx6u5g&index=3  
Netball (England Netball) – https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/takenetballhome  
Fitness HIIT Workouts (Joe Wicks “Body Coach”) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBuS4UeyHMccVAjpWaNbGomt  
Yoga (Cosmic Kids Yoga) – https://www.youtube.com/c/CosmicKidsYoga/featured  
KS2 Dance (BBC Teach: Physical Education) – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=bbc+teach+dance+physical+education  
Gymnastics (British Gymnastics) – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%23gymnastsathome&sp=QhASDmd5bW5hc3RzYXRob21l  

Home Learning Wednesday 22nd September

English – In this lesson, we will pretend to be a monster and free write an invitation asking other monsters to come to our pizza party. We will look at an example of an invitation and you will write their own.https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-an-invitation-asking-our-monster-friends-to-a-pizza-party-6wtk6r

Year 2 Maths Video

Year 3 Maths Video – https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/number-line-to-1000-year-3-place-value-learning-video-clip/

History – Stone Age Animals – In this lesson we will learn about some prehistoric animals. These beasts roamed earth during the stone age, and many of them are now extinct. What happened? https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/which-animals-lived-in-prehistoric-britain-cgw6cd

Music – What is pitch? In this lesson, we will recap our learning on pitch. We will look at what pitch is and how we can recognize high, middle and low sounds. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-pitch-6nh3ct

Home Learning Tuesday 21st September

English – In this lesson, we will recap the features of instructions and write the instructions for making a pizza for a monster using sequencing words, adverbs, adjectives and imperative verbs – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-the-instructions-for-our-monster-pizza-74v32c

Year 2 Maths Video
Year 3 Maths video

RE – In today’s lesson, we will be learning about Hindu Gods and Goddesses. Read the powerpoint and complete the activity sheet.

PE – Choose from one of the activities below for today’s PE lesson

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW_JqSK-CgY&list=RDCMUCliBigoW1uxxMGtVIGTGwMw&start_radio=1&t=33 (generic warm up)   https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/dancealong (dancing warm ups)  
  “This is PE” at home PE Multi-sports sessions (Yorkshire Sport Foundation) – https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/thisispe  
  Football (West Bromwich Albion Foundation) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQ1wJXNM_IDlzPwBi5rHwsOMWXIyw4b7U  
Cricket (Chance to Shine) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdD6u9OsMyMva1KFhkHZiv8f2Q9xiwHT- They also do a weekly live lesson on Wednesdays from 2:00-2:45pm (Subscribe free here): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btflr02RzmE&list=PLdD6u9OsMyMsI0Ns5tqlR6osNF6kx6u5g&index=3  
Netball (England Netball) – https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/takenetballhome  
Fitness HIIT Workouts (Joe Wicks “Body Coach”) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBuS4UeyHMccVAjpWaNbGomt  
Yoga (Cosmic Kids Yoga) – https://www.youtube.com/c/CosmicKidsYoga/featured  
KS2 Dance (BBC Teach: Physical Education) – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=bbc+teach+dance+physical+education  
Gymnastics (British Gymnastics) – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%23gymnastsathome&sp=QhASDmd5bW5hc3RzYXRob21l  

Home Learning Monday 20th September

Good Morning Class 3, I hope everybody is doing OK. Please get in touch if you need anything 🙂

English – In this lesson, we will use adjectives to describe our ingredients. Then, we will orally rehearse our instructions, using the features of instructions we have found – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-orally-rehearse-our-instructions-ccv32e

Maths

Year 2 Maths video
Year 3 Maths Video

Science – Today Class 3, we will be learning more about light sources. Read the powerpoint, complete the worksheet with the missing words in and then sort the pictures into light sources and non-light sources.

Home Learning Friday 17th September

Spellings – practise this week’s spellings using the sheets below:

English – In this lesson, we will recap imperative verbs and sequencing words. We will also investigate using adverbs in instructions and write some sentences using sequencing words, verbs and adverbs.https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-generate-vocabulary-to-use-in-our-instructions-cgu30c

Maths

year 2 Maths video – no worksheet today, pause the video when prompted

Art / Stone Age – How to draw a wooly mammoth

Home Learning Thursday 16th September

Happy Thursday Class 3

English – In this lesson, we will introduce new vocabulary, identify word pairs and synonyms and apply the vocabulary in sentences. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-develop-a-rich-understanding-of-words-associated-with-disgusting-food-60t32d?activity=video&step=1

Year 2 Maths Video
Year 3 Maths Video

PHSE – Friendship

PE – choose one of the activities from the table below:

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW_JqSK-CgY&list=RDCMUCliBigoW1uxxMGtVIGTGwMw&start_radio=1&t=33 (generic warm up)   https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/dancealong (dancing warm ups)  
  “This is PE” at home PE Multi-sports sessions (Yorkshire Sport Foundation) – https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/thisispe  
  Football (West Bromwich Albion Foundation) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQ1wJXNM_IDlzPwBi5rHwsOMWXIyw4b7U  
Cricket (Chance to Shine) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdD6u9OsMyMva1KFhkHZiv8f2Q9xiwHT- They also do a weekly live lesson on Wednesdays from 2:00-2:45pm (Subscribe free here): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btflr02RzmE&list=PLdD6u9OsMyMsI0Ns5tqlR6osNF6kx6u5g&index=3  
Netball (England Netball) – https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/takenetballhome  
Fitness HIIT Workouts (Joe Wicks “Body Coach”) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBuS4UeyHMccVAjpWaNbGomt  
Yoga (Cosmic Kids Yoga) – https://www.youtube.com/c/CosmicKidsYoga/featured  
KS2 Dance (BBC Teach: Physical Education) – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=bbc+teach+dance+physical+education  
Gymnastics (British Gymnastics) – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%23gymnastsathome&sp=QhASDmd5bW5hc3RzYXRob21l  

Home Learning Wednesday 15th September

Good Morning Everyone 🙂

English – In this lesson, we will look at the ingredients of pizza and generate ideas for what types of ingredients a monster would use to make their pizza – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-devise-ingredients-for-our-monster-pizza-cdgkcd

Year 2 Maths Video
Year 3 Video – there is no worksheet today, follow the instructions on the video

History – Last week we started to learn about ‘The Stone Age’ where we looked at a timeline. Today, we will learn more about pre-historic Britain: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-do-we-know-about-prehistoric-britain-61jp4c?activity=video&step=1

Music – Today, we will be learning about rhythm, vocal and body https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zk86qfr/articles/zqtm8hv

Home Learning Tuesday 14th September

Good Morning Class 3, I hope you’re all keeping well – please feel free to email me anytime with work or questions. I’m missing you all and can’t wait to be back in school with you very soon.

English Lessonhttps://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-being-verbs-6mr68

Maths

Year 2 Maths Video
Year 3 Maths Video

RE – This term we will be learning all about Hinduism. Watch the short video then click on the powerpoint before completing the worksheet. Can you locate and colour in the region on your labelled World Map? Which modern countries were the place where Hinduism originated and began to grow? In which country is the River Indus located now?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zh86n39/articles/zmpp92p

PE – Choose from the activities below for today’s PE lesson

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW_JqSK-CgY&list=RDCMUCliBigoW1uxxMGtVIGTGwMw&start_radio=1&t=33 (generic warm up)   https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/dancealong (dancing warm ups)  
  “This is PE” at home PE Multi-sports sessions (Yorkshire Sport Foundation) – https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/thisispe  
  Football (West Bromwich Albion Foundation) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQ1wJXNM_IDlzPwBi5rHwsOMWXIyw4b7U  
Cricket (Chance to Shine) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdD6u9OsMyMva1KFhkHZiv8f2Q9xiwHT- They also do a weekly live lesson on Wednesdays from 2:00-2:45pm (Subscribe free here): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btflr02RzmE&list=PLdD6u9OsMyMsI0Ns5tqlR6osNF6kx6u5g&index=3  
Netball (England Netball) – https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/takenetballhome  
Fitness HIIT Workouts (Joe Wicks “Body Coach”) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBuS4UeyHMccVAjpWaNbGomt  
Yoga (Cosmic Kids Yoga) – https://www.youtube.com/c/CosmicKidsYoga/featured  
KS2 Dance (BBC Teach: Physical Education) – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=bbc+teach+dance+physical+education  
Gymnastics (British Gymnastics) – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%23gymnastsathome&sp=QhASDmd5bW5hc3RzYXRob21l  

Home Learning Monday 13th September

Hello lovely Class 3, I’m so sorry some of you are back to Home Learning; this is not the start we wanted to the new year but keeping you all safe and well is always our priority. Stay positive and we will get through this. You can email me anytime with work or questions. Don’t forget to practise your spellings on ‘Spelling Shed’ (login details in your Homework Books, read books on ‘Bug Club,’ and practise your times tables on ‘Hit the Button.’ Follow the links below for today’s work.

English – We will be looking at the features of instructions today – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-identify-the-features-of-instructions-cru38r

Today’s Reading Comprehension – George and the Giant Tortoise

Maths

Year2 Maths Video
Year 3 Maths video

Science – Last week, we started our new Science topic on ‘Light and Dark.’ Watch the video below and then complete the worksheet.

A brilliant first day back – lots of hard work and smiles. Well done Class 3 🙂

Comic Relief Day 2021

Class 3 looked fantastic in their pyjamas and onesies today – thank you for the donations 🙂

The lovely Class 3

National Science Week

This week is National Science Week so today, we took part in a whole school live science lesson! Everybody had a go at creating a citrus fruit volcano! You can have a go at home too. First of all we halved our lemon (or other citrus fruit). Then we added: some food colouring with a pipette, a blob of washing up liquid, a teaspoon of Bicarbonate of Soda and then some extra lemon juice.

Welcome Back Class 3!

It was so lovely to see the whole class back yesterday. We had a great time catching up and everyone was so pleased to see each other. Well done Class 3 🙂

Home Learning

Happy Last Week of Home Learning Class 3! Just one more week to go until we are all back together – I hope you’re as excited as I am! If you’re feeling a little nervous about returning that’s completely normal, but please don’t worry, I have lots of fun activities for you to enjoy when we’re all back together. If you’ve got any questions you’d like to ask me before returning, just drop me an email 🙂 In the meantime, take a look at the fun things going on this week to celebrate World Book Day!

The Masked Reader Revealed!

We hope you enjoyed guessing the names of the Bryn Offa staff reading ‘We’re going on a Bear Hunt!’ Click the link below for the big reveal!

To celebrate this year’s World Book Day, the staff of Bryn Offa have created their own version of ‘The Masked Reader!’ Take a look at the members of staff taking part and then watch the video – can you guess them all? We will reveal the answers tomorrow!

Bryn Offa Masked Reader Video

20 Dr. Seuss Quotes about Reading | Imagine Forest

This Thursday (4th March), Bryn Offa will join millions of children around the World celebrate World Book Day. There will be lots of live events throughout the week you can choose to take part in, including a ‘Bryn Offa Masked Reader’ activity on Thursday, where you can watch the disguised Bryn Offa staff read a page from ‘We’re going on a Bear Hunt,’ and try to guess who’s behind the mask – the masks might give you a little clue as to who’s behind them! There is also a ‘Bryn Offa Design a Potato Book Character’ competition – check out the powerpoint below for more details. Different activities will be posted on your homepage throughout the week along with your daily Home Learning, but below is a few links and suggestions to get you started. Have fun!

Click on the powerpoint below for more information!
Follow the link below to register for any events you would like to take part in:

htps://shop.scholastic.co.uk/scholastic-live-world-book-day

Click here to take you to the ‘World Book Day’ website with links to lots of great activities: https://www.worldbookday.com

Home Learning Friday 5th March

YAY!!! We have FINALLY made it to the end of Home Learning! Class 3, I am so, so proud of you all and can’t wait to see all of you lovely smiley faces on Monday morning. Please don’t worry if you’re feeling a little nervous, it is completely normal and I promise to make it a fun first day back 🙂

English – For English today, we are going to do some work on the African Savannah, which we have been learning about in our Science, and finding out about the animals that live there. https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/d2f4f45d

Maths – For your final Home Learning Maths lesson, I would like you to complete the work I have set you on My Maths. Try and make sure all of your work on there is completed. If you have time, practise your times tables on ‘Hit the Button’ and  ‘TT Rock Stars.’

https://www.mymaths.co.uk/

https://play.ttrockstars.com/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/apps/hit-the-button

Art – How to draw a turtle – Following our English work on ‘Once in a Lifetime,’ today I would love you to have a go at drawing a turtle like the one in the animation.  Follow the worksheet or watch the video and let me see your brilliant turtles!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixo53tYpsFA&ab_channel=EasyPeasyandFun

MusicExploring different sounds

In this lesson, we are going to explore different rhythms in percussive music.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/exploring-different-sounds-c9k3gc

Home Learning Thursday 4th March

Happy World Book Day Class 3!

Today’s English will all centre around reading! There are some fun activities on the documents below to choose from or you could just relax and enjoy some extra reading time of your favourite book. Don’t forget to have a go at ‘The Masked Reader.’ The answers will be revealed tomorrow!

 10.30 Live Reading Event:

https://www.worldbookday.com/event/words-pictures-bring-reading-to-life/

Spelling – ask an adult to read out today’s words. Year 3’s, there is a sentence sheet so that you know which homophone you need to write down.

Year 2 Maths Video

Maths year 3 – Telling the time to am and pm

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/telling-the-time-to-am-and-pm-68w3cd

History – Today, we will me learning all about Egyptian Mummies!

PE – Choose from any of the activities below for today’s PE lesson

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW_JqSK-CgY&list=RDCMUCliBigoW1uxxMGtVIGTGwMw&start_radio=1&t=33 (generic warm up)   https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/dancealong (dancing warm ups)  
  “This is PE” at home PE Multi-sports sessions (Yorkshire Sport Foundation) – https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/thisispe  
  Football (West Bromwich Albion Foundation) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQ1wJXNM_IDlzPwBi5rHwsOMWXIyw4b7U  
Cricket (Chance to Shine) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdD6u9OsMyMva1KFhkHZiv8f2Q9xiwHT- They also do a weekly live lesson on Wednesdays from 2:00-2:45pm (Subscribe free here): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btflr02RzmE&list=PLdD6u9OsMyMsI0Ns5tqlR6osNF6kx6u5g&index=3  
Netball (England Netball) – https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/takenetballhome  
Fitness HIIT Workouts (Joe Wicks “Body Coach”) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBuS4UeyHMccVAjpWaNbGomt  
Yoga (Cosmic Kids Yoga) – https://www.youtube.com/c/CosmicKidsYoga/featured  
KS2 Dance (BBC Teach: Physical Education) – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=bbc+teach+dance+physical+education  
Gymnastics (British Gymnastics) – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%23gymnastsathome&sp=QhASDmd5bW5hc3RzYXRob21l  

Home Learning Wednesday 3rd March

English – Today, I would like you to watch the ‘Once in a Lifetime’ video again. Think about ways you could describe the turtle giving clues as to what animal you are describing without actually saying ‘turtle.’ I would then like you to have a look at the ‘What am I?’ poems on the powerpoint. Can you have a go at writing one about the turtle? Or, if you prefer choose an animal of your choice to describe. Don’t worry if you can’t make it rhyme, but it would be amazing if you can! Use the worbanks to help with your word choices 🙂

10.30 – World Book Day Live Event – ‘Books That Make You LOL!’

https://www.worldbookday.com/event/books-that-make-you-lol/

Spelling –Can you find this week’s spellings in the wordsearches?

Maths

Year 3 MathsReading analogue time to the nearest minute

In this lesson you will learn to read an analogue clock to the nearest minute.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/reading-analogue-time-to-the-nearest-minute-cdgkjd

Geography -What human and physical features can I find in my settlement?

In this lesson we will be exploring the difference between human and physical features of a settlement. You will get a chance to see Mr Hutchinson exploring his settlement to look for these features, then have the opportunity to investigate your own settlement! https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-human-and-physical-features-can-i-find-in-my-settlement-c8v6a

PE – Choose from any of the activities below for today’s PE lesson

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW_JqSK-CgY&list=RDCMUCliBigoW1uxxMGtVIGTGwMw&start_radio=1&t=33 (generic warm up)   https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/dancealong (dancing warm ups)  
  “This is PE” at home PE Multi-sports sessions (Yorkshire Sport Foundation) – https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/thisispe  
  Football (West Bromwich Albion Foundation) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQ1wJXNM_IDlzPwBi5rHwsOMWXIyw4b7U  
Cricket (Chance to Shine) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdD6u9OsMyMva1KFhkHZiv8f2Q9xiwHT- They also do a weekly live lesson on Wednesdays from 2:00-2:45pm (Subscribe free here): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btflr02RzmE&list=PLdD6u9OsMyMsI0Ns5tqlR6osNF6kx6u5g&index=3  
Netball (England Netball) – https://www.youtube.com/hashtag/takenetballhome  
Fitness HIIT Workouts (Joe Wicks “Body Coach”) – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBuS4UeyHMccVAjpWaNbGomt  
Yoga (Cosmic Kids Yoga) – https://www.youtube.com/c/CosmicKidsYoga/featured  
KS2 Dance (BBC Teach: Physical Education) – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=bbc+teach+dance+physical+education  
Gymnastics (British Gymnastics) – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%23gymnastsathome&sp=QhASDmd5bW5hc3RzYXRob21l  

Home Learning Tuesday 2nd March

English – Today, I would like you to watch a short animation following the link below and then have a go at answering the questions.

  1. Who is the Skyman?
  2.  Where do you think he has he come from and where is he going?
  3. Where  do you  think the turtles came from and where  might they be going?
  4. What type of story do you think this is?
  5. If you were telling the story which creature might you choose
  6. instead of a turtle? Why?

Spellings

Use the ‘Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check’ sheets to practise this week’s spellings:

Maths

Year 2 Maths Video

Year 3 Maths – Time

Today, Year 3 we will be learning about the different scales on clocks

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/understanding-that-clocks-have-more-than-one-scale-64wpae

PSHE – One World

Today, we are going to learn what natural resources are. I would like you to match an image of a natural resource to a description of how it is used. I would then like you to think about how harming the environment makes you feel.

RE– In this lesson you will be learning about the life, teachings and death of Jesus. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/who-was-jesus-6mv66c

Home Learning Monday 1st March

Here is this week’s ‘First News’ Link: https://login.firstnews.co.uk/login-html/index.html?pid=0bada360-e2e8-4cf4-9a0a-5153fe496ec8&eid=e5e5b075-f169-44d5-af07-7523b7725754 password – FNLOCKDOWN3

English –This is the last lesson in the ‘Happy Prince’ unit. In today’s lesson, we will read the amazing writing that we have done together and think about what happens in the rest of the story. We will look at what action needs to be included and what we should remember when we are writing. Then you will have a go at writing the climax and resolution (the rest of the narrative) yourself!

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-the-conclusion-and-resolution-to-the-narrative-cgvp4e

 Spelling – Today, I would like you to learn the rules to this week’s spellings. Please read through the powerpoint below and begin to practise your spellings for this week.

Maths

Year 3, today’s lesson is a re-cap on addition and subtraction problems – if you want a challenge today, try the Maths Challenge worksheet underneath the other worksheets 🙂

Science – We have been learning lots about different habitats and how animals adapt to their surroundings. Today I would like you to have some fun and design a creature suited to a particular habitat. Be as creative as you like and give your animal a cool name and unique appearance, but don’t forget to make sure its features are suited to its environment. I can’t wait to see them!

Week Beginning 22.2.21

Good Morning Amazing Class 3, I hope you’ve all had a brilliant and relaxing week off. Hopefully, we are on the last stretch of Home Learning now and we will be back together really soon. I am genuinely missing you all so much, but the end is in sight and I just can’t wait to welcome you all back into Class 3.

Mental Health Week at Bryn Offa – If you’ve not had a chance yet, take a look at this amazing video of the children from Bryn Offa ‘Expressing Themselves’ for Mental Health Week! https://brynoffa-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/e_machin_brynoffa_shropshire_sch_uk/EbQvqP0a4VlJhcuR-NIbe2kBTlp0EtnQZYe6WYpM1zM4Cw?e=lyFK0F

This Week’s First News!

IN THIS WEEK’S ISSUE find out whether kids will be getting a COVID-19 jab, what David Walliams has been doing during lockdown, and how all of the coronavirus in the world could fit inside a drinks can!

https://login.firstnews.co.uk/login-html/index.html?pid=0bada360-e2e8-4cf4-9a0a-5153fe496ec8&eid=fdc2b24d-5840-4629-a05a-08874c25ccc0

Continue to use the password: FNLOCKDOWN3

Home Learning Friday 26th February

Happy Friday Wonderful Class 3. Another week of Home Learning is now done and we are so close to all being back together in Class 3. Just one more week to go 🙂

English – In this lesson, we will revise how we write speech, write the next part of the build up together, check it and then you will have a go yourself https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-the-second-part-of-the-build-up-with-speech-74w3cr

Maths

Maths Video – Year 2
Year 3 Video

Art – This afternoon, I want you to have some fun drawing yourself as an Egyptian Pharaoh! Look at the second slide of Ancient Egyptian people on the powerpoint and answer the questions using the questions worksheet. Then, I would like you to follow the instructions and have a go at drawing yourself with one of the ancient Egyptian Headdresses on. You can either use the template provided or have a go at drawing your own.

Music – In this lesson, we will be getting to know the basics of body percussion. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/body-percussion-basics-69j30t

Home Learning Thursday 25th February

English –In this lesson, we think about the build up of our story ‘The Happy Prince.’

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-analyse-the-build-up-and-prepare-to-write-cmwp2c?activity=video&step=1

Spelling – ask an adult to read out today’s words. Year 3’s, there is a sentence sheet so that you know which homophone you need to write down.

Maths

Year 3’s, I would like you to do some work on the 8 times tables today. Click on the link below and have a go at the worksheets.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zvvsy9q

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

History – Today, we will do learn some more about Egyptian Hieroglyphics. Follow the link to look at some ancient hieroglyphic writing, practise your own hieroglyphics and write like a scribe Finish the lesson by cracking the hieroglyphic codes. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zg87xnb/articles/zvw3mfr .

Try cracking the codes to these Egyptian jokes – can you work out the punchlines?

PE – Who has watched ‘The Masked Singer?’ For today’s PE lesson, we are going to do some yoga on the theme of the show! You may prefer to go for a walk or do some other physical activity.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hB7yYxX0Ag

Home Learning Wednesday 24th February

English – In this lesson, we will analyse what a build up should do for the reader. We will also look again at being a ‘director’ when we’re writing and use camera shots to make our reader feel things. Lastly, we will gather powerful vocabulary and build some ‘star’ sentences.https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-analyse-the-build-up-and-prepare-to-write-cmwp2c

Spellings

Maths

Year 2 Maths Video
Year 3 Maths Video

Geography –In this lesson we will be thinking all about the different experiences people have living in villages, towns and cities. How might life be similar? How might it be different? https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-are-cities-and-villages-different-to-live-in-cdhp2e

P.E – Joe Wicks

Time to get those bodies moving with a Joe Wicks workout.  His lesson is live at 9am but you can access his lesson at any time after this point. If you prefer to get out in the garden and do some skipping, football or just go for a lovely walk that is perfect.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Home Learning Tuesday 23rd February

Good Morning Class 3, I hope you all have a great day 🙂

English – Today, we will be continuing to write the opening of ‘The Happy Prince,’ and include speech between The Happy Prince and the little bird. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-continue-to-write-the-opening-with-speech-cmu34t

Spelling – Practise this week’s spellings using the ‘Look say cover write check’ sheet. Year 3’s, maybe you could draw some pictures to go with your homophones to help you remember the different meanings.

Maths – Year 3, there is no worksheet for you to complete today – pause the video and have a go at the activities there.

RE– This months Christian Value is love. Today, I would like you to watch the assembly, and then complete the ‘What I love!’ worksheet. You can fill it with pictures of anyone or anything you love in your life.

Love Assemblyhttps://youtu.be/7xM_0gftRRE

Computing – Research a topic which is interesting to you, e.g. space, sports, a particular country, an animal, topic from the news etc.

Once you have chosen your topic, begin your research. Your research may include the following:

• Decide on a few key questions which you would like to find out about.

• A mind map of your chosen topic.

You can either fill in the worksheet with the information you have found out, or make a poster or powerpoint about your chosen topic. Don’t forget to send them to me – I would love to see what you’ve found out!

Home Learning Monday 22nd February

English – Before we begin today’s English lesson, I would like you to watch this animation of ‘The Happy Prince’ to help you to remember the story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9TLotS9CRs&ab_channel=PuddleJumper-CartoonsForKids

Today, we will learn the punctuation for writing speech and practise writing speech from the Happy Prince. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-practise-writing-speech-6rrpac?activity=video&step=1

Spelling – Today, I would like you to learn the rules to this week’s spellings. Please read through the powerpoint below and begin to practise your spellings for this week.

Maths

Year 2 Maths Video – Monday
Year 3 Maths Worksheet – Monday

Science – We are going to continue learning about Animals and their Habitats. We will explore how animals have adapted to their environments. Watch the videos, take a look at the powerpoint and then complete the worksheet.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/science-ks2–ks3-how-animals-have-adapted/z4y76v4

Home Learning Friday 12th February

Half term challenges

Below you will find some activities for half term – they are not compulsory but great fun if you’d like a go! They are based on the TV programme Taskmaster and if you scroll down in the document you will see an image of all the teachers completing the first challenge I’d love to see how you get on!Good luck!

WELL DONE CLASS 3 on making it through a half term of home learning – each and every one of you deserve a week off to enjoy with your families. Relax, have fun and I am sure we will all be back in Class 3 before too long.

English – In this lesson, we will learn about why editing is important, practise editing together and then you will have a go at editing your writing. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-edit-our-writing-cnk62r

Maths

Music – In this lesson, we are going to recognise time signatures and how many beats are in each bar. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/recognising-time-signatures-68u3gd

Chinese New Year –  Today marks the ‘Chinese New Year of the Ox.’ First of all, watch the video, then read some information about ‘Chinese New Year.’ There are then a range of worksheets for you to choose from.

Click the link for some fun craft ideas for ‘Chinese New Year.’

https://www.redtedart.com/chinese-new-year-crafts-kids/

Home Learning Thursday 11th February

English – In this lesson, we will practise writing a complex sentence and continue to write the opening together, using long and short sentences. Before we begin, learn a little more about simple, complex and compound sentences: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z4m8r2p

 Now it is time to begin the lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-continue-to-write-the-opening-6gukje  

Spelling – Ask an adult to test you on this week’s words – if an adult is not available, cover the word and have a go yourself.

Maths

Year 2 Maths Video
Year 3 Maths Video

There is no separate worksheet for Year 3 today, pause the video and have a go at the activities on there.

History – Today, we will learn all about Egyptian Hieroglyphics. Watch the video, then have a go at writing your name and decoding the hidden message!

PE – Today we will be practising our indoor athletics skills. Take a look at the videos below for some fun ideas:

Home Learning Wednesday 10th February

English – In this lesson, we will revise what we have learnt about writing an opening, use our notes to have a go at writing an opening together and then you will have a go yourself. Take a look at the help sheet for some useful words and phrases to help with your opening:

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-an-opening-setting-6cw3jr

Spelling – Can you find this week’s spellings in the wordsearch?

Maths

Year 2 Video – Wednesday
Year 3 Video – Wednesday

Geography – In this lesson, we will be learning all about cities. We will explore the different types of land use, including residential areas and industrial areas, as well as how cities grow and develop. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-makes-up-a-city-ccup2c

PE – Have fun with this Joe Wicks workout or go for a lovely walk or a run around the garden – any exercise is great for your body and mind:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvrtftiOOVw

Home Learning Tuesday 9th February

Good Morning Class 3, I hope you all have a great day 🙂

English – In this lesson, we will learn how writing can be like camera shots in a film. We will practise ‘being the director’ with our writing and build powerful vocabulary to write our own opening.https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-prepare-to-write-an-opening-setting-6tjkcr

Spelling – Practise this week’s spellings using the ‘Look say cover write check’ sheet

Maths

Year 2, there is no worksheet for you today as you will be making some 2D and 3D shapes – watch the video and have fun!

Year 2 Maths Video – Monday
Year 3 Maths Video – Tuesday

RE– Today, I would like us to re-cap on the story ‘The Good Samaritan.’ We will think about why Jesus told this story and what it means to be a good neighbour. Have a look at the sayings and think about what they mean before reading the story again.

Please watch this week’s Assembly on this month’s Christian Value – Lovehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-7t6qCnbxY&feature=youtu.be

Internet Safety – Today is ‘Internet Safety Day.’ The internet is an amazing tool to help us learn about the world and communicate with each but it is important we understand how to do this in a safe way. Take a look at the powerpoint with some helpful tips, then have a go at the wordsearch and design a poster.

Home Learning Monday 8th February

Good Morning Everyone, I hope you’ve all managed to have a nice weekend. Just one more week to go now until half term – I am so proud of all of your hard work, I know it’s not easy learning at home but your motivation and determination have amazed me. Please keep sending in the work – I am always here for you if you need any help or just want to show off your brilliant work 🙂

Morning Task  – Have a go at the ‘5–a-day’ Maths Challenges

English – In this lesson, we will introduce some new vocabulary, identify word pairs and synonyms and use our new  vocabulary in sentences.https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-develop-a-rich-understanding-of-words-associated-with-cities-cdgkct

Spelling – Today, I would like you to learn the rules to this week’s spellings. Please read through the powerpoint below and begin to practise your spellings for this week.

Maths

Year 2, you will be starting a new topic on 2D and 3D shapes. Below is a useful link to help with your learning on this topic:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjv39j6

Year 2 Video Monday

Year 3, you will be continuing your work on length. This can be quite a tricky topic, so if you’d like some more learning on this, click on the link below – it’s really useful:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z9dp7yc

Year 3 Maths Video Monday

Science – Today, we are going to explore different habitats around the world including micro-habitats (very small habitats). After you have taken a look at the powerpoint, I would like you to research one of the habitats you have learned about.

Firstly, take a look at this video which will explore different animals and the habitats they need to survive:

Show off how you express yourself

This year for Children’s Mental Health Week we are exploring the different ways we can express ourselves,and the creative ways that we can share our feelings, our thoughts and our ideas. 

On Monday 1stFeb there will be a virtual assembly we would like you to watch which will talk about Children’s Mental Health week and explain this years theme a bit more. Follow this link on Monday after 9am https://classroom.thenational.academy/assemblies/childrens-mental-health-week-2021

Finding creative, enjoyable ways to share our thoughts, feelings and ideas can make us feel good and help our mental health. What activities do you do to make yourself feel good? Remember it’s not about being the very best at something or putting on a performance. It’s about doing something that makes YOU feel GOOD!

Watch these videos for some examples of activities you could try, you might see some familiar faces!

Charlie Taaffe https://brynoffa-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/e_machin_brynoffa_shropshire_sch_uk/Ee-4A-YNzm1Ct52fHWhumvkBf6fZJ-1bRlwCDhJTVVEFUg?e=jL5sag

For our Children’s Mental Health Week challenge, we would love to hear about what you like to do to express yourself. Maybe you could try something new? Please send in any photographs or short videos to e.machin@brynoffa.shropshire.sch.uk then look out for them in a gallery on the school website. You might even inspire someone else to try something new!

You could have a go at this activity:

or this!

Take a look at this booklet from the Mental Health Support Team which has some great additional activity ideas, a competition and explains who they are and how they can support you with your mental health.

Home Learning Friday 5th February

Happy Friday Amazing Class 3! Well done on another great week’s work I – am counting the days until we are all back together 🙂

Morning Task – Choose a couple of the activities form the worksheet below – try to choose activities you haven’t chosen before and remember, you don’t need to do them all

English – In today’s lesson, we will recall and retell a section of the story of ‘The Happy Prince’. We will structure the story and investigate how the author makes the message in the story clear.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-retell-and-analyse-a-narrative-64rkjc

Maths

Year 2’s, I would like you to do some multiplication and division practise today – have a go at the worksheet below and don’t forget to check out you ‘My Maths’ for some fun games as well as ‘Hit the Button’ and ‘TT Rock Stars.’

Art – I was so impressed with the number of you taking part in ‘The Great Garden Birdwatch’ over the weekend. I would love you to have a go at drawing a bird today. Follow this step-by-step video.

Music – following on from last week’s lesson about pulse, today we are going to explore music with 6 beats in a bar. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/exploring-6-beats-in-a-bar-c5jpce

Home Learning Thursday 4th February

Morning Task – As part of Children’s Mental Health Week, I would like you to design a ‘Positive Thinking Cap.’ First of all, read through the powerpoint for helpful tips on how to think positive, happy thoughts 🙂

English –In this lesson, we will introduce apostrophes for singular possession. We will learn to spot them and practise using them. Watch the bitesize video and try out the activities and quiz:  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zng8r2p

Today’s lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-introduce-apostrophes-for-singular-possession-6wr66d?activity=video&step=1

Spelling – Ask an adult to test you on this week’s words – if an adult is not available, cover the word and have a go.

Maths

Year 2 Maths Video
Year 3 Maths Video

History – Ancient Egypt -Today, we will have our second lesson all about Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses. I would like you to watch the video, look at the powerpoint and then have a go at designing your own God.

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/history/egypt/ancient-egypt-gods/

PE – Have a go at this fun boxing for beginners lesson:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4I9WBNPbtsU&feature=emb_logo

Home Learning Wednesday 3rd February

Morning Task –  Find somewhere in your home where you have a bit of space, and start your day moving with Joe!

English – Yesterday, we heard the story ‘The Happy Prince’ which demonstrated the importance of kindness and not judging people by the way they look. In today’s lesson, we will explore homonyms. We will learn what they are and look at some examples: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-investigate-homonyms-6gup4e

Spelling – Practise this week’s words by finding them in the wordsearch

Year 2 Maths Video Wednesday
Year 3 Maths Video Wednesday

Geography – Settlements come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. In today’s lesson we will be thinking about why settlements take the shapes that they do. This will involve taking a trip back in history to think about the first time that humans began to settle! https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-are-settlements-shaped-c4wp2r

RE – In RE this term, we are thinking about how Christians show their love to God. I would like you to learn about a lady in history who gave up her life to care for others. “It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in doing it. That makes all the difference.” Take a look at the powerpoint below and learn all about ‘Mother Theresa.’  https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/50075153

Can you write down 5 facts you have learned about Mother Teresa?

Home Learning Tuesday 2nd February

Good Morning Class 3, I hope you all have a great day 🙂

Morning Task – Think about how you can keep your body and mind healthy e.g. exercise, eat well, helping others, expressing yourself through art, reading ,dancing and many more. Complete the ‘Things we can do to be Healthy’ poster.

English –We are going to start a new English unit today called ‘ The Happy Prince.’ Today we will we will read a narrative and think about the message it gives us and how it makes us feel. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-engage-with-a-narrative-74vkae

Spelling – Practise this week’s spellings using the ‘Look say cover write check’ sheets

Reading Challenge

Maths

Year 2 Maths Video
Year 3 Maths Video

PSHE – Today’s lesson will give you the chance to explore places where people live which are different from where you live. It will also give you the chance to learn more about different environments and links nicely to the work we have been doing in Geography and settlements.

RE – This Month’s Christian Value is ‘Love.’ I would like you to have a think about what love means to you and think about the people that love you. Have a look at the powerpoint below and complete the ‘Who loves me?’ worksheet.

Home Learning Monday 1st February

Good Morning Everyone, I hope you’ve all managed to have a nice weekend. Take a look at today’s work below – remember you don’t need to complete it all but try to do as much as you can 🙂 If you would like to catch up on the week’s news at any point this week, follow the link below and use the password: FNLOCKDOWN3

https://login.firstnews.co.uk/login-html/index.html?pid=0bada360-e2e8-4cf4-9a0a-5153fe496ec8&eid=8ce1c51f-45a5-4977-a4e9-48ab790e84bb

Morning Task  – Click on the link below and choose a couple of the activities to do (you don’t have to do them all!)

English – Today is our final day on ‘A Cloudy Lesson.’ I would like you to have a go at writing a diary from the boy’s point of view. I have attached a WAGOLL (What A Good One Looks Like) for you to read and magpie some ideas before you start your own. There is also a sheet with some sentence openers on too. Remember – a diary is written in the first person and includes lots of thoughts and feelings. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-45TbOGadro

Spelling – Today, I would like you to learn the rules to this week’s spellings. Please read through the powerpoint below and begin to practise your spellings for this week.

Maths – This week, we will be starting some new topics in Maths. Year 2 will be learning all about shape while year 3 will be starting to look at length. Year 2, there is no worksheet for you today – pause the video and do the activities on the screen on a piece of paper or in your purple book.

Year 2 Maths video – Monday
Year 3 Maths Video – Monday

Science – We are going to move on to a different topic in Science for now and come back to plants when we are all back together in school. I have lots of fun investigations and practical lessons I would like us to do which is tricky when you are at home, but don’t worry, we will definitely learn more about plants when you are all back in school 🙂

We are going to start looking at ‘Living things and their habitats.’ In our first lesson, we will be thinking whether things have been ‘Living, dead or never alive.’ Click on the link below for information and a video then take a look at the powerpoint and complete the worksheet.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z6882hv/articles/zs73r82

If you’ve not had chance yet, take a look at the video link below for Children’s Mental Health Week: https://classroom.thenational.academy/assemblies/childrens-mental-health-week-2021

Home Learning Friday 29th January

Happy Friday Class 3 – well done for making it through another week of Home Learning – you are all so brilliant and I am so impressed with your motivation 🙂

This weekend, ‘The Big Garden Bird Watch’ begins! There will be a live lesson tomorrow morning (follow the link below and scroll down for the live video at 9am). It is a great chance to get outdoors in the fresh air and take a look at the birds in your garden or local area. It is the perfect opportunity to appreciate the beautiful world we live in 🙂

https://www.rspb.org.uk/get-involved/activities/birdwatch/

There are a range of resources including ‘spot it’ sheets available here. Let me know what you spot!

https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-teachers/lesson-plans-and-supporting-resources/spot-it/

English – Today, I would like you to have a go at writing a set of instructions on ‘How to blow the ‘Perfect Cloud.’ Watch the video again and then take a look at the WAGOLL and use the ‘Help Sheet’ which will have key words to support you. Use the WAGOLL for support but try to write it in your own words.

Take a look at the powerpoint to see what makes a good set of instructions:

Maths

Year 2 Maths Video
Year 3 Maths Video

Art – You all did so brilliantly last week drawing a bee, that I thought it would be fun this week to have a go at drawing an animal from the rainforest. Choose from one of the options below and see how you get on!

How to draw a sloth https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LQWHt_s55I

How to draw an emerald boa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-aFD5oO0yE

How to draw a toucan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKGpRzbBVkU

Music – following on from last week’s lesson about pulse, today we are going to explore music with 3 beats in a bar. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/exploring-3-beats-in-a-bar-ccukcc

Home Learning Thursday 28th January

Class-3-Reading Challenge – Rainforest Survival

English – Today, we are going to do some more work on the animation ‘A Cloudy Lesson.’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-45TbOGadro  Today, I would like you to draw some pictures showing different parts of the story.

Spelling – Ask an adult to test you on this week’s words – if an adult is not available, cover the word and have a go.

Maths

Year 2 Video
Year 3 Video

History – Ancient EgyptGods and Goddesses

Today, we will have our first lesson all about Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses. Take a look at the presentation and then decide which God you would pray to for in each scenario – use the ‘Help Sheet’ if you need to.

PE – Dance – Have some fun learning the dance to ‘Blinding Lights’ 🙂

Home Learning Wednesday 27th January

Morning lovely Class 3, as always I’m super proud of all of your home learning. Your pictures always put a smile on my face so thank you for making the effort to send them 🙂

Morning Task – Wake your body and mind up with this Joe Wick’s workout – always a good way to start the day 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDvjqO2VXa8

English – Today, we are going to watch an animation called ‘A Cloudy Lesson.’ I would like you to watch carefully (maybe a couple of times so that you really understand what is happening) ready for today’s work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-45TbOGadro  

Have a think about these questions:

  1. What did the grandson do to fix the situation at the end of the story?

 2. What might the characters have been thinking at the end?

 3. What was your favourite part of the story?

 4. Find 3 words to describe your favourite character

Now, I would like you to think of some questions you would like to ask the boy from the animation. Think about asking him questions about his thoughts and feelings. What would you like to know? I then want you to have a think about how the boy might answer. Remember to answer the questions in the 1st person (as though you were the boy).

Spelling

Maths – Year 2, there is no worksheet for you today – this is an introductory lesson to pictograms so watch the video and pause and have a go at the questions in your book or on some paper.

Year 2 Video and activity
Year 3 Video

Geography – In this lesson we will be learning all about the natural features of a place that might help people decide where to live. You will even have the chance to design your own ideal settlement today! https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-affects-where-people-live-68vkjt

RE – Last week, we watched and read the Bible story of ‘The Good Samaritan’. This week I would like you to have a go at sequencing the story and putting it in order. There are 3 levels of challenge to choose from for this activity – one star is the easiest and 3 stars is the most challenging. Don’t worry if you can’t remember the story, take another look at the video:  https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p011400q

Home Learning Tuesday 26th January

Good Morning Class 3, I hope you all have a great day

Morning Task – please start the day by watching Jane’s assembly on our monthly value of ‘Honesty.’ https://youtu.be/KgRcj4k6PR0

English – Today, we will continue our work on ‘The Rainforest.’  You will learn some more information about some of the animals that live there. Today, I would like you to choose one of the animals and write a little report about it along with a picture. Click on the following link for the lesson.  https://app.pobble.com/lessons/lesson/7de3d679/

Spelling – Have a go at learning this week’s words using the ‘Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check’ sheet. If you have time, put the words into sentences and add a conjunction to make your sentences longer.

Maths

Year 2 Maths Video
Year 3 Maths Video

PSHE – we will be continuing our work on ‘One World.’ Today we will be looking at ‘Homes around the World’ which links into our Geography work on Settlements. Take a look at the presentation and then complete the worksheet. Don’t worry if you don’t have a printer, you can draw the pictures of the homes into your book or on some paper.

I would like you to login to ‘My Maths’ this afternoon. If you have time, please practise your times tables on ‘Hit the Button’ and ‘TT Rock Stars.’ There are also lots of books available on ‘Bug Club’ for you to enjoy.

Home Learning Monday 25th January

Good Morning Everyone, I hope you’ve all managed to have a nice weekend and have been out enjoying the snow – I’d love to see some pictures of you out enjoying this weather. Make the most of it – we don’t get it very often 🙂

First News – If you would like to read some of the latest news, click on the ‘First News Live’ link for the latest stories:

English – Great work on the last few weeks work on ‘How Do Bees Make Honey?’ Class 3, you produced some really fantastic explanation texts. In today’s lesson, we will be learning about ‘The Rainforest.’ We will do some work on vocabulary – can you work out what the unfamiliar words mean? We will also do some revision on contraction apostrophes, punctuate some sentences with capital letters and full stops and write a sentence with a conjunction.

Before you begin, click on the link below to watch a short video where you will learn what a rainforest is – this will help you with lots of work to come:

Now you are ready to begin today’s English lesson all about ‘The Rainforest’

https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/d2ebbbc5

Reading – We will be looking at some information about ‘The Rainforest’  in our reading this week which will help our writing , and links in nicely with our Science topic on ‘Plants.’

Spelling – Today, I would like you to learn the rules to this week’s spellings. Please read through the powerpoint below and begin to practise your spellings for this week.

Maths – This week we are all learning about statistics and will be looking at tally charts, pictograms and bar charts. Remember – the Maths sheets get progressively harder, work at your own pace and do what you can. If you want a challenge, aim for worksheet number 2 but make sure you’re confident on worksheet number 1 first 🙂

Year 2 Video

Year 2, there is no worksheet for you to complete today. You need to pause the video when it tells you to and answer the questions on the video in your book or on a piece of paper.

Year 3 Maths Video

Science – This afternoon, the plan is to pull up a weed in your garden (if you can and there’s not too much snow!) and take a look at the roots; feel how strong they need to be at anchoring a plant into the ground. Don’t worry if this isn’t possible, just watch the video below. You could also have a go at the fun game I have attached. You will just need a dice to play.

Science – why do plants need roots? https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z6w8q6f

Home Learning Friday 22nd January

Happy Friday lovely Class 3, well done for all your fantastic work this week – I am very proud of you all. I know it’s not easy, but you’re doing great 🙂 I’ve put some more ‘My Maths’ work on for you and please keep reading and practising those times tables!

Morning Task – Today I would like you to have a go at improving a sentence. Remember how we’ve looked at ‘up-levelling’ in class – think about ‘who?’ ‘what?’ ‘why?’ ‘when?’ ‘how?’. Try to improve the word choices, add an interesting sentence opener and a conjunction(or 2) to make the sentence longer.

English – You have been working so hard on your explanation texts class 3 – this is our last lesson on this unit. Today, we will finish writing our explanation text about the honey-making process. Please send me photos of the finished report! https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-the-second-section-of-an-explanation-text-68wkcr

Maths –

Year 2 Maths Video
Year 3 Maths Video

Art – As we’ve been doing some much writing in English about bees, today in Art, I’d like you to have a go at drawing a bee. Have a look at this step-by-step video, pause as you concentrate on that step, and make sure you use a pencil to start – you will need to rub some parts out later. If you have felt tips, pencil crayons or paint, colour it in neatly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGeqIeahPXY&ab_channel=HowtoDraw

Music – following on from last week’s lesson about pulse, today we are going to explore music with 2 beats in a bar. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/exploring-2-beats-in-a-bar-6xk34d

Enjoy your weekend 🙂

Home Learning Thursday 21st January

English – In this lesson, we will improve our writing through editing. Editing is a very important part of writing and you will learn how to make better word choices and improve your first ideas. Use your wordbank and check through the work you have done so far for the meaning of some of the more technical vocabulary. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-edit-an-explanation-text-6rvket

Spelling – Ask an adult to test you on this week’s words – if an adult is not available, cover the word and have a go.

Maths

Year 2 Maths Video
Year 3 Maths Video

History – Ancient Egypt  

Today, we will be learning all about ‘The River Nile.’ Before we take a look the powerpoint, watch this video to give you some more information about Ancient Egypt.

PE – Dance – Have a go at learning the dance routine to ‘Dance Monkey.’ Try learning it a stage at a time and then put it all together. Have fun and I would LOVE to see a video 🙂 https://youtu.be/wpz36D0WaDg

Home Learning Wednesday 20th January

Good Morning Class 3, Please don’t forget to keep logging on to TT Rock Stars and Bug Club to practise your daily reading and times tables. Thanks for all the amazing photos and videos – you’re all amazing 🙂

English – Before we do our writing, I would like you to read through this information about ‘How bees make honey’ and answer the questions:

In this lesson, we will write a plan, using our wordbank and the pictures you sequenced last week to help us. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-plan-an-explanation-text-69hpcr?activity=video&step=1

Spelling

Maths

Geography – In this lesson we will be learning all about what a settlement is. We will learn about the key differences between villages, towns and cities, and how cities are growing in size and population. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-a-settlement-74t3ed

RE –  The Good Samaritan  – This Bible story will teach you about lots of our school values, especially kindness. When the Jewish man needed help, a few people saw him but walked away. That’s when a Samaritan man helped him. Although Samaritans and Jews were enemies, kindness came above all. Watch the video, then take a look at the story and answer the questions.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p011400q

Home Learning Tuesday 19th January

Good Morning Class 3, I hope you all have a great day 🙂

Egyptian Reading Challenge

English – In today’s lesson, we will practise retelling the process of honey orally. I would like you to practise using the precise vocabulary and sentence starters you have learnt already and then put all this into two written sentences at the end. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-orally-explain-a-process-6mt3gd?activity=video&step=1

Spelling – Have a go at this week’s words using the ‘Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check’ sheet. If you have time, put the words into sentences and add a conjunction to make your sentences longer.

Maths

Year 3 Maths

PSHE – This week, we were due to have a visit from Shropshire Fire Service. They were coming in to teach us all about Fire Safety. They have asked that this lesson goes ahead so I would like you to take a look at their presentation below.

After you have learned all about Fire Safety, your task is to make an information poster or leaflet explaining to people how to stay safe in the home. You can draw pictures to help with your writing. There is also a wordsearch for you to complete about fire safety.

Today’s going to be a wet day so you may struggle to get out for some fresh air. Have a go at the Joe Wicks video below so that you get your daily exercise:

Home Learning Monday 18th January

Good Morning Everyone, I hope you’ve all managed to have a nice weekend. Thanks for all the great photos last week – it’s great to see how busy you have been. Please keep sending them in. Try to keep doing some of the work set each day and remember to ask me for help if you need it 🙂

Weekly Reading – This week, I will set you a short daily reading challenge based around our ‘Ancient Egypt’ topic. Each day, there will be some information to read and a few questions to answer which will all help you to understand about life in Ancient Egypt.

Monday’s Ancient Egypt Reading Challenge:

English – In today’s lesson, we will practise and apply our knowledge of compound words. We will learn how to practise using the spot the syllable strategy and will test the compound words we looked at last week. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-practise-and-apply-knowledge-of-compound-words-including-test-cdgk4d?activity=video&step=1

Spelling – Today, I would like you to learn the rules to this week’s spellings. Please read through the powerpoint below and begin to practice your spellings for this week.

Maths – We are coming to the end of our work on multiplication and division this week. If you are finding any of it difficult to understand, please let me know and I will do my best to help you understand.

Year 2 Maths Video

Science – Today, we are going to recap on the main parts of a plant and learn about the different functions (jobs) they have. Watch this video before you read the powerpoint and complete the worksheet.

Try playing the ‘Parts of a plant matching game.’ You can also label the plants and explain each parts important job (function).

Home Learning Friday 15th January

Morning Class 3 – Happy Friday 🙂 Well done for all your hard work this week – I’m so impressed with you all.

English – In today’s lesson, we will learn new vocabulary, identify word pairs and synonyms and use the vocabulary in sentences. You will learn about nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. What this video to remind yourselves of the different word classes. Scroll down for the short video:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08cb73v

Now you are ready for today’s English lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-use-precise-vocabulary-71k34t

Reading – I hope you enjoyed reading ‘The Hodgeheg.’ Can you design a new front cover for the book?

Maths – For today’s Maths lesson, I would like you to practice your arithmetic skills. Click on your year groups link. Think carefully about which ones you can work out in your head, and which you need to do some working out for.

Computing – This afternoon, I would like you to spend some time completing your ‘My Maths’ homework and playing on ‘TT Rock Stars’ and ‘Hit The Button.’ Your login details are in your homework book, but if you can’t find them just send me an email.

Music – following on from last week’s lesson about pulse, today we are going to explore how music is organised and look at music with 4 beats in a bar. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/exploring-4-beats-in-a-bar-cgwk2t

Home Learning – Thursday 14th January

Morning Task – For today’s Morning Task, I’d like you to go on a fun ‘Senses Scavenger Hunt.’ Write down what you find to match each item and send me a picture – have fun!

English – Great work sequencing the order bees make honey, class 3. Aren’t bees amazing – I hope you learned some interesting facts! In today’s lesson, we will learn some new vocabulary, identify word pairs and synonyms and put these words into sentences. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-develop-a-rich-understanding-of-words-associated-with-trying-hard-cdk66r

Spelling – Ask an adult to test you on this week’s words – if an adult is not available, cover the word and have a go yourself.

Reading – The Hodgeheg Chapter 9

Today, we finish our book ‘The Hodgeheg’. Can you write a book review of this brilliant story? What would you tell somebody who hasn’t read the story about it? Would you recommend it? How many stars (out of 5) would you give it? Have a look at this example of the review and then have a go at writing your own.

Maths

History – In today’s lesson, we are going to find out what the country of Egypt is like. Read through the presentation and then complete the worksheet.

PE – It’s time for our Thursday PE lesson. Have a go at the Joe Wicks workout: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnOtrnh80hs

Home Learning for Wednesday 13th January

Good Morning Lovely Class 3,

Today’s Morning Challenge is to look at some pictures and work out the compound word (I know lots of you enjoyed learning about this in English yesterday) The picture on the left is the beginning of the first part of the compound word and you need to choose one of the 3 other options to make a compound word (example: the answer to the first one is ‘moon + light = moonlight’ – can you work out all 23 compound words?

English -In today’s lesson, we are going to learn how bees make honey and order each part of the process. You will draw simple pictures or diagrams to show the sequence.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-understand-and-sequence-how-bees-make-honey-cgwk2c

Spelling – Complete the Spelling Wordsearch for your Year group to help you learn this weeks spellings:

Reading – The Hodgeheg Chapter 8

Maths

Year 2 Maths Video
Year 3 Video

Geography – In this lesson we will be starting a new geography unit! We will be learning all about different settlement types, including villages, towns and cities. Today we will learn about the population of earth, and where people can be found around the world. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/where-are-the-worlds-people-6hj3er

RE – We are learning about ‘How Christians show their love for God.’ Today I would like you to draw pictures to accompany the things Christians do to show love on the worksheet.

Home Learning for Tuesday 12th January

Good Morning Everyone,

Here is your home learning for today. Have a great day and let me know how you’re getting on 🙂

English –  We will be building on yesterday’s lesson where we learnt about the features of an explanation text. Today we will be learning about Compound words. Start today’s lesson by learning what compound words are by watching the video below and then scroll down to take the quiz to see how much you have learnt: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zcgv39q/articles/z38t6fr

Now you are ready to begin today’s main lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-compound-words-6wwpat

Spelling – I would like you to practice spelling this week’s words using the ‘Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check’ sheet.

Reading – The Hodgeheg Chapter 7

Maths – You are doing so well with our unit on multiplying and dividing. Please do let me know if you are finding any of the work tricky – remember the worksheets do get harder as you get towards the end of sheet 2 so don’t worry if you are finding these questions a challenge. Work at your own pace and let me know how you’re getting on.

Year 2 Maths

PSHE – In PSHE, we are going to be learning about ‘One World’ and explore family life in different countries. We will be thinking about how these families from around the world the same as your family and how they are different. Read the powerpoint then complete the worksheet.

PE- For today’s PE lesson, I would like you to try and go for a nature walk. See what interesting wildlife, plants, trees and flowers you can see. Take some photos and send them to me. If you can’t get out for a walk, maybe you could go into the garden. What interesting parts of nature can you see there? If you need a little break from your screen, find a space and do some star jumps, run on the spot and touch your toes. You can do this throughout the day to make sure you’re keeping your body active as well as your mind.

Today’s assembly is based around our Monthly Value ‘Honesty’

Home Learning for Monday 11th January

Good Morning Class 3, I hope you’ve all had a fab weekend. Have a look below at today’s work. I’m looking forward to seeing how you get on 🙂

Maths – We will be continuing with our work on multiplication and division. Click on the links below to find today’s lesson.

Year 2 Maths video
Year 3 Maths Video

English – In English this week, we will be learning all about explanation texts. Can you think of any explanation texts we have looked at in class? A text that explains how to do something? Click on the link below and complete lesson one. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-identify-the-features-of-an-explanation-text-6tgk2r

Reading – This week, we will continue reading ‘The Hodgeheg.’ You can choose whether to listen to the story or read it for yourselves.

Spelling – Today, I would like you to learn the rules to this week’s spellings. Please read through the powerpoint below and begin to practise your spellings for this week. Year 2 ‘s will be learning how to add ‘-ing’ to a word ending with ‘y’ with a consonant while Year 3’s this week will be learning ‘adding suffixes beginning with a vowel.’

Science – This afternoon, we are going to continue our Science work on ‘Plants.’ Make a list of all the things you know about plants.  Can you think of anything you would like to know?  Write your questions down – by the end of term, you might be able to answer them! How can we group plants together?  Watch this BBC Bitesize video: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/science-ks1-ks2-ivys-plant-workshop-classifying-and-grouping-plants/zh9jvk7

. Watch the video ‘Worlds 10 most strange and amazing plants’ https://youtu.be/aRdfGQvNxAc

Now can you imagine your own unusual plant?  Draw a picture of your plant and give it a name, then write a paragraph describing it.  Remember to describe all the different parts of the plant: flower, leaves, stem, roots, etc. Use the powerpoint below to help you label your plant:

Home Learning for Friday 8th January

Happy Friday Class3!

Well done for getting through your first week of Home Learning – I am so proud of you all. Start with a go at today’s Morning Task (I’ll bet you remember more items than I did!).

In English today, we are going to do some descriptive writing based on ‘The Egyptians.’ Use the knowledge you learnt about the Egyptians yesterday to help with your writing. Take a look at the whole of the powerpoint before you start writing as I have added some good WAGOLLs (What A Good One Looks Like) which will hopefully give you some ideas. https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/ddf5c310

The hodgeheg Chapter 5 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWoOgXgnZYg

Maths

Yesterday, we had a look at the 8x table on BBC Bitesize. Today, I would like you to play a game which will help with your understanding of this table. Don’t worry if you find this table harder to learn, it is a tricky one but stick with it – practice makes perfect! https://www.timestables.co.uk/8-times-table.html

I have set some work on ‘My Maths’ today which you can complete over the next week (you don’t need to do it today.) There you will find work set for the 4 times tables and the 8 times table. Don’t forget there are also games you can play on there and keep having a go on TT Rock Stars.

Year 2 video – https://vimeo.com/488111269

Year 3 video – https://vimeo.com/486513593

Art – Linking to our new Science topic of ‘Plants,’ we are going to be learning how draw a plant. Watch the video and pause it in stages as you draw. Sketch lightly with a pencil so that you can rub out any mistakes and then colour it in if you wish – don’t forget to send me some pictures! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmJ4eZTuJTo

Home Learning for Thursday 7th January

Good Morning Class 3,

Firstly, thank you to all of those children that have sent me work in to see – I have genuinely been overwhelmed by the number of you sharing all of your fantastic work with me and it’s great to see how hard you are all working. I loved seeing how you all got on in yesterday’s Morning Task, it was tricky! Have a go at today’s and let me know how you get on:

Firstly today, I would like you to learn a little more about ‘The Egyptians.’ As well as helping you understand the history, it will give you more information in preparation for tomorrow’s writing lesson. Take a look at the powerpoint, then try to put the events on the worksheet in chronological order.

It’s time to find out what happens next in ‘The Hodgeheg.’ Today we will look at the next 2 chapters and answer some questions.

Spellings – Today, I would like you to put this weeks spellings into sentences. Make your sentences as interesting as you can including conjunctions to make your sentences longer. Have a go at your Spelling Test and let me know how you get on 🙂

Maths – Lots of you are learning your 8 times tables at the moment. Take a look at the link below for some help with multiplying and dividing by 8. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zvvsy9q

Year 2 Maths Video – https://vimeo.com/488110327

Year 3 Maths video https://vimeo.com/486330232

 RE – This month, our Christian value is honesty. Watch the YouTube video before discussing the following questions:

  • How did the little boy show honesty?
  • How would the story have changed if he had just taken the wallet and kept it?
  • What words would you use to describe the young boy?
  • Do you think the man learnt the values of honesty and fairness from the young boy?
  • Explain if you think it is easier to lie or tell the truth.
  • How have you felt when someone has lied to you?
  • Is there ever a time when it is okay to lie or not be completely honest? Why?
  • What about keeping quiet rather than telling the truth? Is this the same as lying?
  • Do you think everyone should always be completely honest? Why?

Music – Understanding pulse and rhythmhttps://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/understanding-pulse-and-rhythm-chj3cr

Home Learning for Wednesday 6th January

Happy Wednesday Class 3,

Thank you to all of those children who have sent in work for me to see, I love seeing what you’ve been up to – please keep it coming and let me know how you are. Don’t forget, I am here to help if you need me.

For today’s English and History work, I would like you to follow the links below. This term, our topic is ‘Ancient Egypt.’ Today, we will be doing some spelling and vocabulary work based around our new topic. We will also recap on capital letters, full stops and other punctuation. If you have time, you can do some research about ‘The Ancient Egyptians.’ Let me know what you find out!

Watch this video first:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zg87xnb/articles/z6x2382/

Now work through these English activities based around ‘The Egyptians’ https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/13957bd9

Listen to Chapter 2 of ‘The Hodgeheg’ and answer the questions. What do you think is going to happen next in the story?

Practice your spellings by finding them in the wordsearches:

In Maths, continue to work on multiplication and division. Draw arrays (pictures) to help you if you find it tricky. Short, sharp burst on TT Rock Stars and Hit the Button will help with your times tables recall.

Year 2 Maths – making equal groups – https://vimeo.com/488108584

Year 3 Maths  – comparing statements – https://vimeo.com/485433674

This afternoon, we will be doing PE. Follow the link and join in with the exercises – remember, exercise is great for the body and mind 🙂

If you have some free time, log on to Bug Club for some reading or continue to practise your coding skills using:

https://studio.code.org/s/course2/stage/3/puzzle/2

Home Learning for Tuesday 5th January

Hello Class 3,

Happy New Year to you all! I hope you’ve had a nice Christmas – I would love to hear all about it if you’d like to send me an email telling me what you’ve been up to. I’m so sorry we can’t all be together in Class 3 at the moment, but I know you will be working super hard at home and make me very proud of you. Here are some lessons to keep you busy; each day we will be doing the same lessons in class. You can use the purple book you were given last term, take some photos and email me your work (class3@brynoffa.shropshire.sch.uk). I would love to see how well you have done and please ask me any questions if you need help; I will reply as soon as I can.

Miss Harvey 😀

In English, we had started to look at ‘The Hodgeheg’ by Dick King Smith. Today, I’d like you to re-cap Chapter One by either listening to the story on the link below or reading it for yourselves on the worksheet. Answer the questions carefully by looking through the text and highlighting the answers if you can. Please also log on to ‘Bug Club’ and keep up with your daily reading – if any of you have lost your login details, please send me and email.

Spellings – This week Year 2 will be learning words ending in ‘-er’, ‘-ed’ and ‘-est’ and Year 3 are focusing on words with a short ‘i’ sound ending in ‘y’. Today, I would just like you to concentrate on learning the rules for your year groups spellings patterns by working your way through the powerpoints. Spelling worksheets to follow over the coming days.

Maths – We are going to be carrying on with our work on multiplication and division. As well as watching the videos and working through the lessons below, please continue to log on to ‘TT Rock Stars’ and play ‘Hit the Button.’

Year 2 Recognising equal groups – https://vimeo.com/488106597

Year 3  Consolidating times tables – https://vimeo.com/485432791

Science – this term we are learning all about plants. I would like you to watch the Oak Accademy lesson which will teach you about variables (things you can change) and will help you to understand the conditions plants need to grow. There are worksheets to go with the video. Please complete and send me some pictures of what you’ve learned.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-conditions-could-we-change-to-investigate-the-growth-of-a-plant-cmv66t

Do as much as you can and keep me updated on your progress. I will post more work tomorrow – and remember, you’re all brilliant 🙂

Christmas Nativity Poem

As an early Christmas present, follow the link below to see the brilliant Class 3 performing their Nativity Poem.

Rainbow Day for Children in Need

Class 3 looked fantastic all dressed up in their rainbow clothes for Children in Need. Well done everyone 🙂

Climbing and Caving

The Year 3 children had a wonderful time today on their climbing and caving experience. Every child showed great determination and challenged themselves and I am so proud of them all. What a fantastic ‘can do’ attitude.