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P3C & P3W – Week: 10.5.21

 Monday 10th May

Reminders:

  • Please ensure your child is prepared for wet weather with appropriate clothing and footwear. We will still actively be going outside for break times and PE despite the weather being forecast for rain this week and onwards (fingers crossed for lovely warm weather like last years May/June).
  • On Thursday 13th May P3 will have their class photographs taken. Pupils should wear a white shirt and tie, please. There is no obligation to make a purchase.
  • This Thursday Mrs Kane & Mrs Hughes will be in class.
Maths
This week we would like you to practise your Grid Reference skills.

Practise by playing Battleships.

  • Remember to read a grid reference using the plane strategy :- (X,Y)  X = along the runway, Y = up in the sky
Reading
Reading Strategy: Look for picture clue
  • If you don’t have pictures read around the word and visualise the scene of the story.
Spelling 
Each week we will ask you to complete the following tasks:
  1. Write out your words 3 times using LOOK, SAY, COVER, WRITE, CHECK.
  2. Write 3 sentences using your spelling words.
  3. Write any root/shoot words.
  4. Choose an active spelling task. These can be found in the Class Materials folder in the File Section on the team page.

Spelling Rule: words ending -tion sounding /shun/

  • Optional: You can also practise the rule by playing these spelling games. The spelling games will use words not found in the spelling lists.
Meerkats

fiction

station

potion

action

 

big

even

such

turn

Lions

station

fiction

relation

addition

creation

potion

 

play

answer

page

here

 

Giraffes

fiction

potion

station

 

are

and

but

P3C & P3W – Week: 3.5.21

Tuesday 4th April

Reminders:

  • This week the school is closed on Thursday 6th April for an inservice day.

This week there is no homework and no reading books are being issued. However if you want to continue learning at home you can work through these activities.


Maths

Counting in Steps – Whack A Mole

  • Change the slider in the top left to change what you are counting in.
  • We can count in steps of 2, 3, 4, 5, 10

Place Value – Lifeguards

  • Build the number by sliding counters into the correct columns.

Multiplication – Pop ‘n’ Drop

  • We can work through our 2, 5, and 10 times tables.

Reading
Design a new front cover for a book you have at home.
Reading Strategy: Cut up the words into syllables
  • Break the words down into syllables. Remember that each syllable will have a vowel sound i.e. syl-la-ble (sounding /sil-a-ble/)

Spelling 

Spelling Rule: ‘ear’ sounding /air/

We will be working on this spelling rule in class but you can practise at home as well by playing some spelling games.

P3C & P3W – Week: 26.4.21

Monday 26th April

Reminders:

  • Big Pedal: Our Big Pedal days this week are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Children are welcome to cycle or scoot into school each day but if it is not our day bikes and scooters will need to be taken home by parents.
  • As the weather is improving we will be making regular use of the school field and pitch. Please make sure your child is wearing appropriate shoes for sports and activities using these areas.
Maths
This week is a Sumdog competition week. Log in and play Sumdog for 20-30 minutes each night.
You can find your Sumdog login by going into your emails on Glow.
Optional: We are revising our Place Value to support our column addition. Practise by playing these games.
Reading
Reading Strategy: Imagine what is happening
  • Visualise your story, especially if your page/book doesn’t have a picture. What is happening? How has it happened?
Spelling 
There is the new spelling group called the Giraffes. Children who are in that group have been spoken to and should use this list from now on.
Please find your spelling homework list below. This homework can be completed in your green homework jotter with a picture of completed work uploaded to the assignment. You can also complete the homework tasks in Microsoft Word if you wish.
Each week we will ask you to complete the following tasks:
  1. Write out your words 3 times using LOOK, SAY, COVER, WRITE, CHECK.
  2. Write 3 sentences using your spelling words.
  3. Write any root/shoot words.
  4. Choose an active spelling task. These can be found in the Class Materials folder in the File Section on the team page.

Spelling Rule: ‘are’ sounding /air/

Meerkats

dare

scare

care

spare

 

small

put

got

does

Lions

share

rarely

scare

square

glare

software

 

thought

saw

while

might

 

Giraffes

care

hare

rare

 

for

with

his

P3C & P3W – Week: 19.4.21

Monday 19th April

Reminders:

  • Big Pedal: Our Big Pedal days this week are Tuesday & Thursday. Children are welcome to cycle or scoot into school each day but if it is not our day bikes and scooters will need to be taken home by parents.
  • As the weather is improving we will be making regular use of the school field and pitch. Please make sure your child is wearing appropriate shoes for sports and activities using these areas.
Maths
Practise your 2x, and 5x times tables by completing the task sheet.
Challenge: Do not write the answers and complete it each day timing yourself. Write down your time and find out your best for the week.
Reading
Reading Strategy: Listen to the words as you read them
  • Say what the new tricky word means. Use a dictionary to see if you are correct.
Spelling 
There is the new spelling group called the Giraffes. Children who are in that group have been spoken to and should use this list from now on.
Please find your spelling homework list below. This homework can be completed in your green homework jotter with a picture of completed work uploaded to the assignment. You can also complete the homework tasks in Microsoft Word if you wish.
Each week we will ask you to complete the following tasks:
  1. Write out your words 3 times using LOOK, SAY, COVER, WRITE, CHECK.
  2. Write 3 sentences using your spelling words.
  3. Write any root/shoot words.
  4. Choose an active spelling task. These can be found in the Class Materials folder in the File Section on the team page.

Spelling Rule: Silent ‘h’

Meerkats

hour

ghost

school

rhino

 

got

group

often

run

 

Lions

rhythm

honest

rhyme

hourly

exhaust

gherkin

 

got

group

often

run

 

Giraffes

why

hour

what

 

use

him

who

P3C & P3W – Week: 29.3.21

Monday 29th March

Reminders:

  • Parent appointment calls take place this week on Tuesday 30th and Wednesday 31st. Your call will come from a blocked or unknown number. If you receive a call around your allocated time please answer the call.
  • Our special Spring lunch is on Thursday this week so if you haven’t ordered, please bring a packed lunch from home that day.
  • Please remember school closes for the Easter holidays on Thursday 1st April at 2.30pm. Thursday will also be a non-uniform day.
  • Mrs Kane and Mrs Hughes will be in class on Thursday this week.

There is no homework this week.

Have a fantastic week and an egg-cellent Easter holiday

Mr Wormald & Miss Cameron

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P3C & P3W – Week: 22.3.21

Homework – Monday 22nd March 2021

Reminders

  • Parent’s evening slips were sent out last Thursday. If you have not returned it yet then please do so. Unless you have updated your contact number, you will be contacted on the same number provided for October’s parent’s appointments. Please remember that it will be a withheld number calling you. 
Maths
Practise your 2x, 5x, 10x times tables by reciting them saying “2 time 0 is 0, 2 times 1 is 2, 2 times 2 is 4” etc.
Challenge: Practise you 3x and 4x times tables by reciting them.
Optional: Play some multiplication games. Choose from these:
Reading
Reading Strategy: Identify the syllables
  • Identify the syllables for tricky words. Remember, each syllable has a vowel sound in it.
Spelling 
Please find your spelling homework list below. This homework can be completed in your green homework jotter with a picture of completed work uploaded to the assignment. You can also complete the homework tasks in Microsoft Word if you wish.
Each week we will ask you to complete the following tasks:
  1. Write out your words 3 times using LOOK, SAY, COVER, WRITE, CHECK.
  2. Write 3 sentences using your spelling words.
  3. Write any root/shoot words.
  4. Choose an active spelling task. These can be found in the Class Materials folder in the File Section on the team page.

Spelling Rule: ear

Meerkats

 

year

clear

beard

fear

those

both

paper

together

Lions

 

spear

clearing

nearly

beard

feared

appeared

those

both

paper

together

P3C & P3W – Week: 15.3.21

Homework – Monday 15th March 2021

Reminders

  • This week Mrs Hughes and Mrs Kane will be in class on Thursday.
  • As the weather is improving we will be using the field more often for PE. The field can be muddy so please provide your child with appropriate footwear.
Maths
For our money topic in maths we have been learning about giving change.
Practise your change giving skills by playing Topmarks Toyshop Money – Mixed coins – Give change to £1.
Reading
Reading Strategy: Listen to the words as you read them
  • Sound out the word, listen to it, say what it means, and then read the sentences again.
Spelling
Please find your spelling homework list below. This homework can be completed in your green homework jotter with a picture of completed work uploaded to the assignment. You can also complete the homework tasks in Microsoft Word if you wish.
Each week we will ask you to complete the following tasks:
  1. Write out your words 3 times using LOOK, SAY, COVER, WRITE, CHECK.
  2. Write 3 sentences using your spelling words.
  3. Write any root/shoot words.
  4. Choose an active spelling task. These can be found in the Class Materials folder in the File Section on the team page.
Meerkats

 

they

alley

money

honey

example

beginning

life

always

Lions

 

chimney

disobey

monkey

valley

hockey

journey

example

beginning

life

always

P3W & P3C – Week: 8.3.21

Homework – Monday 8th March 2021

Reminders

  • No news.
Maths
Continue to practise your division using the sharing strategy by playing Doggy Division Dinners.
Drag the bones into the bowls sharing the bones equally among the dogs.
Reading
Reading Strategy: Use the punctuation to help it make sense
  • We have worked on a few new forms of punctuation in P3 (question marks, exclamation marks and comma in a list). Remember to add the drama or change of tone in your voice.
Spelling
Please find your spelling homework list below. This homework can be completed in your green homework jotter with a picture of completed work uploaded to the assignment. You can also complete the homework tasks in Microsoft Word if you wish.
Each week we will ask you to complete the following tasks:
  1. Write out your words 3 times using LOOK, SAY, COVER, WRITE, CHECK.
  2. Write 3 sentences using your spelling words.
  3. Write any root/shoot words.
  4. Choose an active spelling task. These can be found in the Class Materials folder in the File Section on the team page.
Meerkats

 

sauce

straw

walk

yawn

seemed

next

hard

open

Lions

 

walking

straw

saucepan

pause

launched

yawn

seemed

next

hard

open

 

P3W & P3C – Week: 22.2.21

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Welcome back everyone!

We are back in class and back to our normal routine!

Homework – Monday 22nd February 2021

Reminders:

  • Homework will still be posted each week and returned on the class Team page.
Cyber Scotland Week
This week is Cyber Scotland week and to celebrate the school has created an activity grid that you can use. Choose an activity and develop your ICT and internet safety skills. You can do as many of the activities as you like.
Maths
As this week is Cyber Scotland week I would like you to log into Sumdog each day for 15-30minutes and practice your maths online!
Spelling
Please find attached your spelling homework list. This homework can be completed in your green homework jotter with a picture of completed work uploaded to the assignment. You can also complete the homework tasks in Microsoft Word if you wish.
Each week we will ask you to complete the following tasks:
  1. Write out your words 3 times using LOOK, SAY, COVER, WRITE, CHECK.
  2. Write 3 sentences using your spelling words.
  3. Write any root/shoot words.
  4. Choose an active spelling task. These can be found in the Class Materials folder in the File Section on the team page.
Meerkats

 

join

royal

toilet

choice

left

don’t

few

while

Lions

 

point

enjoy

choice

toilet

annoying

poisonous

left

don’t

few

while

P3C & P3W – Week: 7.12.20

Homework – Monday 7th December 2020

Reminders:

  • Christmas Lunch: If you haven’t ordered a Christmas Lunch please remember to bring in a pack lunch.
  • Christmas Jumper Day: Please wear a Christmas jumper/t-shirt or something Christmassy like tinsel or a hairband on Friday. Any donations to Save the Children can be made through your Parent Pay account.
  • Mrs Kane & Mrs Hughes will be in class on Thursday this week.

Maths – 2x Times Table

This week we would like you to practice your 2x Times Table.
Complete these tasks each day:
  • Count in 2’s forwards and backwards to 24 starting at 0.
  • Say out loud the 2x times table like so “2 times 0 is 0… 2 times 1 is 2” etc.

Literacy

Reading Strategy: Use your phonic knowledge and sound out the sounds. Remember to look for digraphs (ie. oo/ch/ee etc.) and trigraphs (ie. igh).

Spelling – ea/ee sounding /ee/

  1. Write out your words 3 times using LOOK, SAY, COVER, WRITE, CHECK.
  2. Write 3 sentences using your spelling words.
  3. Write any root/shoot words.
  4. Choose an active spelling task. These can be found attached to the assignment and also in the Class Materials folder in the File Section on the team page.
Meerkats

 

seen

seat

treat

three

near

add

food

between

Lions

 

treat

beans

street

wheel

feast

dream

near

add

food

between