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E P Collier

Primary School and Nursery

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Year 3 EH

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Important information

PE

PE will take place on Tuesday and Friday. Please make sure your child has the correct PE kit; shorts or jogging bottoms, grey / black, white polo shirt or plain white t-shirt, trainers or pumps. 

 

FROM 25/02/19 - PE will take place for 3EH on a Monday and Tuesday

 

Reading

Children are required to read everyday at home, whether it be from a book / magazine / newpaper if entirely up to yourself and the child. It is preferably to read with an adult and have their reading book changed at least once a week with their reading record signed.

 

Library

A visit to the school library will be on Tuesday. Children will be able to choose books to take home to read and change them on the following Tuesday afternoon.

 

Spelling

Spelling will be given on Monday.  This will involve children researching words with similar spelling patterns.  A test will be conducted on Friday. Ten basic words with the spelling pattern will be chosen.

 

Thank you for your support

 

Ms Harling

Home Learning Week Six:

 

 

Maths: 

This week we will be practicing the 6 x table and the related division facts. The children will practice ten questions daily before being tested on Friday. Any practice at home is beneficial to the development of the childrens' learning. 

 

English: 

This week in our spelling lessons we will be revisiting homophones.

Eg. 

to - too - two

hole - whole

blue - blew

bear - bare 

great - grate 

 

Home Learning - Week Five

Due to the snow and the schools closure, the children will be having their times table and their spelling test on Monday 4th February.

Maths

This week we will be looking at the 8x table and the related division facts. 

 

Spelling:

This week the children will be creating their own spelling lists either from the y3/4 spelling list or from words they are commonly misspelling in their writing.

The children will be bringing home their own spelling lists and will test each other on Friday. This would also be a good opportunity for many of the children to practice their handwriting. 

Home Learning - Week Four 

 

Maths

This week the children will be tested on the related division facts of the three and four times tables.

 

Spelling:

This week we are investigating words with the /k/ sound spelt ‘ch’

Such as: 

Character

Stomach

Anchor

School

Home Learning Week Three

Maths:

This week we are starting a new topic - Money. Any practice at home would be beneficial to the development of the children's learning. 

We will be continuing to look at the 4x table and the children will be tested on Friday. 

 

Spelling:
This week we are investigating the prefixes Super- and Auto- 

Children should investigate words that follow this spelling pattern. They will be tested on the simplest 10 words on Friday

 

Ms. Harling. 

Spring Term Week Two Home Learning

 

Hello all, 

 

I hope you all had a wonderful and restful holiday break :) ! Throughout the Spring Term the children will be tested weekly on both spellings and their times tables in preparation for the new government Times Table check in 2020. 

 

Times Tables:

This week we will be looking at the 4x tables. The children will be tested on Friday afternoon. 

Some examples of questions may include: 

 

__ x 4 = 16

 

__ x 4 = 48 

 

The children may like to use the following website to practice - I know they very much enjoy playing in class https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

Spellings: 

 

This week we will be revising the suffixes ‘-less’, ‘-ness’, ‘-ful’ and ‘-ly. 

Children should investigate words that end in this suffix. Ten random words will be chosen for the test on Friday. 

 

 

All the best, 

 

Ms. Harling

 

 

Week Six Spelling

 

This week we have been practicing ten words from the year 3/4 statutory spelling list. 

 

Children should practice the following words: 

  • Breath
  • Breathe
  • Complete
  • Heart
  • Material 
  • Minute
  • Naughty
  • Often
  • Woman
  • Women

 

Week Five Spellings: 

 

This week we are looking at the prefixes Sub- and Tele- 

 

Some examples include: 

  • Submarine
  • Subway
  • Telegraph
  • Television 

 

Children should research the pattern at home. A list of the ten simplest words will be tested on Friday

Week Five Spellings 

 

This week we are investigating changing words using the suffixes  -ness and -ful 

 E.g. 

Kind ---> Kindness 

Fair ---> Fairness 

Pain ---> Painful

Success ---> Successful 

 

REMEMBER: 

DO NOT drop the 'e'

Hope ---> Hopeful 

 

If the word ends with 'y' change to an 'i'.

e.g. 

Beauty ---> Beautiful 

Week Four Spelling:

 

This week we are investigating the /g/ sound spelt ‘-gue’ and the /k/ sound spelt ‘-que’ 

 

Some examples include: 

  • tongue 
  • cheque
  • league
  • antique 
  • unique 

 

 

Children should investigate the spelling pattern at home to ensure they are prepared for the test on Friday. 

Week Three Spellings: 

 

This week we will be practicing spellings from the National Curriculum year 3/4 spelling list.

We will be looking at the following words: 

 

  • answer 
  • circle 
  • early 
  • February (remember the capital letter!)
  • fruit
  • history
  • library
  • natural 
  • quarter 
  • sentence

 

Children should practice the spelling words through creating relevant sentences or word pyramids

e.g:

f

fr

fru

frui

fruit

Week Two Spelling:

 

This week we are looking at the /ɪ/ sound spelt ‘y’

 

Some examples: 

  • gym
  • myth
  • pyramid
  • mystery
  • Egypt

Term 2, Week 1. Spelling. 

 

This week we are looking at the prefix's Mis- and Re- 

 

Some examples are: 

  • Misbehaving 
  • Remix
  • Replace
  • Misplace 
  • Replay
  • Misunderstood  

 

REMEMBER:

Mis- has only one s. NOT Miss Understood! (its a word not a teacher!)

Recommended Reading List- Year 3/4

Helpful links to support Maths and English

 

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/maths/maths.htm 

 

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/english.htm

 

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/

 

http://www.theschoolrun.com/what-your-child-learns-year-3-maths-english-and-science 

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Times Tables

Children should try to practice their times tables from 1 all the way through to 12, as often as they can. 

Spellings

The curriculum spelling list for year 3 and 4

The curriculum spelling list for year 3 and 4 1
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