Author Archives: Mrs M. Whitelaw

Y3 Home Learning 13.7.20

Y3 Home Learning 13.7.20

Hello everyone! Here’s our overview of this week’s work: Y3 Home Learning Overview.docx All you need for English Daily Practice for English: Daily English skills week beg 6 July Speak these sentences and choose ‘is’ or ‘are’/’was’ or ‘were’ appropriately: is are was were twits Wordsearch: T-T-16260-The-Twits-Wordsearch All you need for Maths Daily Practice for…Read More

A Message from Mrs. Whitelaw

A Message from Mrs. Whitelaw

Hello everyone! I hope you are as HAPPY as I am to hear the news that I will be your teacher in September! I’m doing exactly what you asked me to do, I’m stealing you ALL back and keeping you all with me to secure Y3 skills and see you through the Y4 curriculum with…Read More

Year 3 Home Learning – 6.7.20

Year 3 Home Learning – 6.7.20

Hello everyone! Here’s our overview of this week’s work: Y3 Home Learning Overview All you need for English Daily Practice for English: Daily English skills week beg 29 June List of Adverbs (handy for stage directions!): List of adverbs Adverbs worksheet: adverbs to enhance stage directions Link to how to write a script: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zsn4h39/articles/zx8kng8 Example…Read More

Y3 Home Learning 29.6.20

Y3 Home Learning 29.6.20

HELLO EVERYONE!!!! Here’s an overview of this week: Y3 Home Learning Overview Year 3 have been reading ‘The Twits’. They wrote poems about Mr. Twit’s beard using partitives. A partitive tells you how much of something you’ve got – E.g. ‘a dollop of…’, ‘a morsel of…’, ‘a clump of…’, etc. Writing:  Here is a set…Read More

Y3 The Twits

Y3 The Twits

Over the next several weeks we will be using Roald Dahl’s ‘The Twits’ in our English work.  And, just in case you haven’t got this hilarious book, I am sending you a link so that you can read ‘The Twits’ at home too (including all the illustrations by Quentin Blake!).  Enjoy! https://pdfget.com/pdf-epub-the-twits-download/    Read More

Year 3 Home Learning – 22.6.20

Year 3 Home Learning – 22.6.20

HELLO EVERYONE!!!! I am missing those of you who must still do school at home!  I am so happy to be running my own bubble in my Y3 classroom again and at least I’ve been able to work with 9 of you face to face so far…  Until we can all be together again, I’m…Read More

Y3 Investigate Numbers Like Pythagoras

Y3 Investigate Numbers Like Pythagoras

Last week, we all took part in some Pythagorean challenges and investigated square numbers, just like the ancient Greek, Pythagoras.  Following these investigations, we looked at a variety of statements by ancient Greek thinkers and had to prove whether they were correct or incorrect.  Come and take a look at our work:Read More

Y3 say ‘WeDo’ to Building Mechanisms

Y3 say ‘WeDo’ to Building Mechanisms

Year 3 have been building a series of mechanisms (gearing mechanisms, cam mechanisms, lever mechanisms, etc.) using LEGO.  They then learned how to program these mechanisms to move using WeDo.  They learned so much that they were able to apply their computing knowledge to building dancing birds, moving crocodiles, goal kickers, dancing people and drumming…Read More

Y3 Investigate like Archimedes!

Y3 Investigate like Archimedes!

As part of our Ancient Greece Creative Curriculum topic, Y3 have been learning about that great inventor, scientist, mathematician, philosopher and astronomer, Archimedes and how taking a bath led to Archimedes’ great idea – Eureka! For the story of how he used this idea to help the King of Sicily solve the problem of his…Read More