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Week 3 - 15/6/20 - 19/6/20

Week 3 English explained by Mr Bell


Maths      Year 3


White Rose Maths

Summer Term week 8 work W/C 15th June. 


The videos are still on the website, but the links can be found on the document called

Year-3-Week-8 Alternative Plan

All worksheets and answer sheets are in the resources section

Lesson 1 L.O: TBAT add lengths

This week’s English ideas

Lesson 1 – LO: TBAT answer questions about a video.


  1. What animal is featured in the video?
  2. What instrument is the animal in the video playing?
  3. What is the company the advert is advertising for?
  4. What is Antony Worrall Thompsons job?
  5. What was the name of the man who played the part of the animal?
  6. Whose song is the animal playing?


Lesson 2 L.O:TBAT subtract lengths

Lesson 2

LO: TBAT infer how a character is feeling.


Using the video,

Explain how you think the gorilla is feeling.


Think about his:

  • Facial expression
  • Body language
  • How he hits the drum


Why at the start of the advert do you think they producers only showed the gorilla’s head?


Lesson 3 L.O:TBAT measure perimeter

Lesson 3

LO: TBAT plan an advert.


Today and tomorrow you will be planning and creating your own advertisement for Cadbury dairy milk.


You will need to:

  1. Come up with an idea for you advert (look at previous Cadbury adverts if you get stuck)
  2. Create a script for your advert
  3. Perform your advert.


When creating your script think about:

What characters do you need?

What are they going to say?

What actions do you need to include? (jumping, high fives, running)


Lesson 4 L.O:TBAT calculate perimeter

Lessons 4

LO: TBAT perform a script


Once you have planned your advert you should now perform it. You will need to think about the location of your advert and what props you are going to need for it.


When you finish videoing your advert, your teachers would love to see them so please send them to your teachers class email.


Lesson 5 Friday

  1. Maths Challenge BBC Bitesize
  2. Arithmetic Test 3

See Maths folder for questions and answers


Arithmetic activity should take about 25 minutes.  Children can use a number line, a hundred square and equipment to help them count but should not use a times table grid.


For both tasks, write working out and answers on paper.


Lessons 5

LO: Spelling punctuation and grammar.


This week’s focus will be the use of plural.


Most singular nouns are made plural by simply putting an -s at the end. There are many different rules regarding pluralization depending on what letter a noun ends in. Irregular nouns do not follow plural noun rules, so they must be memorized or looked up in the dictionary.


For plural rules:

Chocolate Advert (Lesson 1 and 2)


Compass work with Miss Cave-Brown

Miss Cave-Brown talks through compass points.

Lesson 1

TBAT know the points of a compass

Go to: and select ‘Compass and directions’ explaining the 4-point, 8-point and 16-point compass.

Make your own compass

You will need:

  • Piece of paper (cut into a circle)
  • Paper clip
  • Small container
  • Water
  • Magnet

What to do:

  1. First draw the face of a 4-point compass on your paper.
  2. Then attach a paper clip through the paper from North to South.
  3. Next magnetise the paper clip by rubbing the magnet south to north on your drawn compass about 30 times (only rub in one direction).
  4. Carefully place the paper compass in the water, it will then turn to face north.

With your compass, write down what you can see at each compass point. You could do this: in your house, garden, outside your front door, park.


Lesson 2

TBAT understand map symbols

Go to: and select ‘Map Symbols’ to the see the different symbols that are shown when you look at ordinance survey maps.

Think about the area you live in. Look at the ‘Map Symbols’ PDF in the resources section. How many of these symbols do you think you would find in your local area? Draw your own key for the features you think you might find when looking at a map of the local area.

Go to:

Username: DA117JB

Password: snooms4828

Type in the school postcode or your own house postcode to see a map of the area you live in. How many of the symbols you identified can you see on the map? Don’t forget to look at the different types of roads and buildings.


Lesson 3

TBAT compare two contrasting areas

Now you now a little more about the area you live in, you are going to compare it to a contrasting area. For example: Peak District, Great Yarmouth, Cornwall or any other area you wish to compare.

Using the ‘Map Symbols’ PDF what other features can you now see in this area, compared to what you found out about the area you live in.

Write a short paragraph to compare the 2 areas you have found out about.