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LKS2 - Years 3 & 4

Year 3 - Weekly Home Learning Pack: 

Click here to download the year 3 learning pack for this week

Year 3 - Home Learning Ideas: 

WB: 6.7.2020

(Scroll down for Year 4) 

Remember, you all also have a range of online learning tasks that can be completed every day!

Subject

Activity Ideas

Reading

  • Read for 15 minutes every day
  • Keep a record of the books you read
  • Write a book review for each book you finish
  • In the text you are reading, find as many words with apostrophes as you can, write down each word and explain why there is an apostrophe.
  • Copy out 3 sentences or phrases you really liked in your book. Explain what it is that you like about each of the sentences.
  • Think of 3 questions you would ask one of the characters in a story you have read.
  • Give your questions to someone else in your home and get them to answer them. Write the answers as if you were the character.

Writing

  • Write Instructions for how to play Snakes and Ladders.
  • Imagine that you have an Internet pen friend in an isolated part of the world.
  • In your letters to him you have written about football. Your friend now wants to know how to play.
  • Write him/her a set of simple instructions, so that he/she can play with friends. Remember they have never even heard of football before your letters, so avoid really difficult complications like the offside rule!
  • Write a story for each of the story starts below:                             It was a fresh and bright early morning in summer when…          I’m going to tell you a tale about…

Maths

  • Write out at least 3 times tables a day, try and pick different tables each day of the week
  • Time how long it takes, in seconds, to do everyday tasks such as brush your teeth / make your bed.
  • Multiply that number by the amount of times you do that task per day. How long is that in minutes?
  • Challenge! How many minutes is that over a week for each task?
  • Create a large grid on the floor to represent a map of the ocean, with various hazards included. Make a paper boat and use directional language (half turn, quarter turn, clockwise, anticlockwise etc) to navigate their ship safely across the oceans.
  • Draw a clock on the ground with chalk. Then, use your body to make the hands of the clock. Can you show just the hour or the minute by lying straight, or use your body to make both hands.

Other Challenges

 

Year 4 - Weekly Home Learning Pack: 

Click here to download the year 4 learning pack for this week

Year 4 - Home Learning Ideas: 

WB: 29.6.2020

Subject

Activity Ideas

Reading

  • Read for 15 minutes every day - try and read a range of different items
  • Read two different books by the same author
  • Compare the two books with a grown up, how are they similar or different to each other?
  • Write a book review for a book you have read
  • Read a chapter of a new book before bedtime one day in your pyjamas!
  • Make a prediction for the next chapter – what will happen? Why do you think that?
  • Draw an Illustration of your favourite part of your current book
  • Take turns to read a book with a grown up – either alternate chapters or use different voices for different characters
  • Take a selfie reading something of your choice in an unusual place outside of your home

Writing

  • Write out 10 different questions that you would like to ask an author about their books
  • Using your knowledge of letter writing, write a letter to the author, introducing yourself and asking them a range of questions
  • Take care to make the letter interesting so that they are more likely to reply!  
  • Research information and then use your notes to write a report about an animal that would have lived in the Stone Age
  • Create a poem about your favourite wild animal
  • Research different types of rock and create a poster about them
  • Write a Haiku poem about a woolly mammoth
  • What is your favourite David Walliams book? Explain why in a short paragraph

Maths

  • Practice your times tables every day
  • Get an adult to give you a times table test
  • Make a poster about the patterns you can find for help learning the 9 times tables
  • Now make a poster about patterns in a times table of your choice
  • Get a grown up to record you reciting the 6,7 and 8 times tables
  • Get an adult to challenge you to 5 mental maths questions each day.
  • Keep a record of your scores each day for 5 days
  • Complete a multiplication test on purple mash everyday for 5 days
  • Compare your scores each day and list the differences in your scores
  • Make your own multiplication grid to help you learn your times tables
  • Colour coordinate them
  • Show an adult how to use the multiplication grid

Other Challenges

  • Take a picture of yourself doing something really sporty
  • Use boxes to create your own Stonehenge structure
  • Make a rhythm using instruments made/found from natural resources i.e. rocks, sticks.
  • Take a photo of your work to share with us -  homelearning@richmond-pri.southend.sch.uk

 

 

 

Years three and four (Lower KS2)  have a book based curriculum that ensures coverage of all the National Curriculum subjects in an interesting and engaging way. 

Year 3 Subject Overview 

Year 4 Subject Overview