Year 3 and 4 Home Learning

Week Beginning 23rd March

Home Learning Letter click here.

Please record work in the book provided

Reading:

Daily Reading

Set aside time for your child to read for at least 20 minutes each day.

Set aside time to read a story or to discuss books with your child each day.

5 reading comprehensions have been sent home. Encourage your child to underline the answer in the text before writing it the space.

 

Handwriting:

Daily handwriting. Encourage your child to take their time, to ensure that the writing is neat.

The sheets ask the children to trace over the written words to practise the patterns before writing it themselves in the gap provided.

Ensure that your child has the correct writing grip.

Maths:

Sent home with the children are 5 Maths Family learning sheets.

Use a double page spread in your books for each of the challenges.

Spend at least 20 minutes a day, on quick fire maths: learning tables, key facts etc - Times Tables Rock Star

Music:

Time to listen to several pieces of music. As you listen think about the pulse and how it sounds.

In your book, create a chart to make notes on the music listened to.

Example chart - but you can be creative.

 

Learning Journey: Research a country of your choice

Identify the country on a map.

Label the map with:

  • 5 oceans
  • 7 continents
  • UK
  • Exmouth
  • Places been on holiday
  • 5 European countries and their capital cities

Research the country:

  • Use the internet to research
  • Watch a program or documentary

Make notes on what you find

Think about:

  • The geographical features
  • The climate / weather
  • Animals and wildlife
  • Traditions
  • Plants
  • Traditional Foods

Write a draft report on your country;

Your piece should have an

An introduction

At least 5 paragraphs

A summary / ending

 

Think about the features needed for report:

  • Heading
  • Subheading
  • Bullet points
  • Fact box
  • Factual language
  • Technical language