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Friday 1st May 2020

Happy Friday Dahl Class! As you may have seen, I have added a class message board to our main home learning page so that you are able to send messages and see each other. If you feel comfortable, please email me a picture to our class email of you holding a message that you would like to share with the rest of our class. 

 

Have a lovely weekend smiley

Writing

 

Today, you are going to write a setting description of the coastline and the caravan using the words and phrases we have collected all week. Remember, setting descriptions will need to be descriptive and will need to paint a picture in the reader's head, so choose your words carefully. You can use a dictionary or thesaurus to help you choose powerful and interesting words if you have one at home.

 

You need to make sure that your writing includes: 

  • Capital letters
  • Full stops
  • Finger spaces
  • Cursive handwriting
  • Interesting and powerful adjectives
  • Expanded noun phrases
  • Adverbs/fronted adverbials 
  • Paragraphs 

 

I can’t wait to read your setting descriptions soon, please be sure to email them over! 

Maths

 

ROYG - Today you will be applying everything we have learnt during the fractions topic, in some problem solving questions. For this, you will need to follow this link (https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/) to a video that will allow you to work through the questions on your own, and will then check your answers and method for finding the answer. Click ‘Summer Term - Week 2’ > ‘Lesson 4’ and watch the video. You will also need to click on  ‘Get the Activity’ for your question sheet. The answers are also available on the page.

 

Here is some support in breaking down and explaining the question to your child:
Q1: Use halving to work out the lengths of the short and long sides of the smaller rectangles. Then find the perimeter (the distance all the way round the outside) of the new shape. 
Q2: Use this information to help you find a variation of different perimeters e.g. if you were to put all 4 small rectangles on top of each other.
Q3: First, take away 9 from 81. The answer is 72, and this needs to be divided by 3 because that will tell us the amount of yellow and blue counters. Then add 9 back onto this total which will tell you the amount of red counters. 
Q4: Use the technique of doing the inverse to help you find the answer to this problem. 

 

B2 - Today you will be learning to recognise a half. Attached is a PowerPoint to work through with an adult so that you understand the methods for working out the answers. Once you have worked through the PowerPoint, you must have a go at answering the questions independently (ask an adult for help if you get stuck).

 

B1 - Today you will be learning to measure capacity. Attached is a PowerPoint to work through with an adult so that you understand the methods for working out the answers. Once you have worked through the PowerPoint, you must have a go at answering the questions independently (ask an adult for help if you get stuck).

Music

 

This week, we are going to find out about Scottish musicians through researching them. 

 

Below, there are facts on 8 different Scottish musicians. I would like you to find an example clip of their music by researching their name on the internet (with parental guidance/supervision) and finding a piece of their music to listen to. 

 

Once you have listened to a clip from all 8 musicians, I would like you to choose a favourite Scottish musician and write a few sentences explaining why they are your favourite. To help you make a decision, think about the way their music makes you feel. How does it sound? Is it the type of music you would usually choose to listen to?

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