Year 3 Home Study

Week 1 - English

1

Day 1

Icarus and punctuating speech
Icarus story

2

Day 2

Perseus and conjunctions

3

Day 3

Perseus and the Gorgon's head

4

Day 4

Onomatopeia and poetry

5

Day 5

The noise, past and present verbs, poetry writing

Week 1 - Maths

1

Day 1

Numbers on lines

2

Day 2

3 digit numbers

3

Day 3

Adding mentally - in our heads!

4

Day 4

Written addition

5

Day 5

More written addition

Week 2 - English

1

Day 6

Diaries and adverbs

2

Day 7

Diary of a Lively Labrador - speech bubbles
Download Diary of a Lively Labrador reader

3

Day 8

Dialogue and direct speech

4

Day 9

Poetry - apostrophes for possession

5

Day 10

Poetry - rhymes and writing

Week 2 - Maths

1

Day 6

Subtraction by counting up

2

Day 7

More subtraction by counting up

3

Day 8

Using and understanding money

4

Day 9

Multiplying and dividing by 10 using money

5

Day 10

Fractions

Week 3 - English

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1

Day 11

Read two chapters of a novel, and discuss characters.

2

Day 12

Revise and identify past tense and the present perfect form. Check children’s understanding of this
Download PPT - Present Perfect.

3

Day 13

Read chapter summaries. Plan and write their own story in the same style

4

Day 14

Revise and identify prepositions and understand how these help us to answer questions about when, where and how.
Download Purple is best reader
Download PPT - Prepositions

5

Day 15

Understand how prepositions can be used and create a set of sequenced instructions.

Week 3 - Maths

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1

Day 11

Use a fraction wall to compare pairs of fractions
Download PPT - fraction wall

2

Day 12

Use a fraction wall to order a group of fractions

3

Day 13

Pairs of fractions that add to 1

4

Day 14

Write and draw corresponding analogue and digital clock times
Download PPT - Time

5

Day 15

Match analogue and digital clock times;

Week 4 - English

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1

Day 16

St George and the dragon
George and the dragon story

2

Day 17

Small dragons

3

4

Day 19

Aliens stole my underpants

5

Day 20

On some other planet

Week 4 - Maths

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1

Day 16

Comparing numbers

2

Day 17

Making amounts of money

3

Day 18

FInding Change

4

Day 19

Subtraction using Frog

5

Day 20

Adding 2 digit numbers

Week 5 - English

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1

Day 21

Story 'King Midas and the Donkey Ears', Story Order

2

Day 22

Punctuating Direct Speech
Download PowerPoint

3

Day 23

Story 'King Midas and the Golden Touch'

4

Day 24

Harry Potter, Warner Bros. Studio Tour

5

Day 25

Opinions about Harry Potter Studio Tour, Awful or Brilliant Day

Week 5 - Maths

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1

Day 21

Comparing 3-digit numbers
Download PowerPoint Presentation

2

Day 22

Subtraction strategies

3

Day 23

Add 2-digit numbers
Download PowerPoint Presentation

4

Day 24

Sorting 2-D shapes

5

Day 25

Describe 2-D shapes

Week 6 - English

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1

Day 26

The Sorting Hat from Harry Potter, Clauses and Conjunctions
Download PowerPoint: Clauses and Conjunctions

2

Day 27

We Got Potter from Harry Potter, Using Clauses and Conjunctions, Making Illustrations

3

Day 28

Broomstick Lesson from Harry Potter, Ordering Events, Write about taking part in a Broomstick Lesson

4

Day 29

Quidditch from Harry Potter, Adverbs, Describing a Quidditch Match
Download PowerPoint: Adverbs

5

Day 30

Neville and Snape from Harry Potter, Writing a Report 

Week 6 - Maths

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1

Day 26

Order amounts of money

2

Day 27

Add and subtract money
Download PowerPoint presentation

3

Day 28

Length

4

Day 29

Perimeter (1)
Download PowerPoint presentation

5

Day 30

Perimeter (2)

Week 7 - English

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1

Day 31

Reading a Profile, Word Classes, Writing about a Video-Game
Download PowerPoint: Word Classes

2

Day 32

Describing video-game characters, Word Classes, Writing a story about video-game characters

3

Day 33

Dictionary, Meanings of Words

4

Day 34

Poem 'My Dog', Pets, Animal Poetry

5

Day 35

Poem 'Claws', Metaphors and Similes, Writing a Poem

Week 7 - Maths

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1

Day 31

Subtract 9, 11, 19 and 21

2

Day 32

Use counting up (Frog) to subtract 2-digit numbers
Download PowerPoint presentation

3

Day 33

Choose how to subtract

4

Day 34

Find fractions of amounts (1)
Download PowerPoint presentation

5

Day 35

Fractions of amounts (2)

Week 8 - English

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1

Day 36

Story 'The Sword in the Stone', Character Map

2

Day 37

Story Paragraphs, Story Summary

3

Day 38

Poem 'A Good Play', Past Tense
Download PowerPoint: Tenses

4

Day 39

Poem 'The Swing, Progressive Form of the Past Tense, Describing a Playground
Download PowerPoint: Robert Louis Stevenson Poems

5

Day 40

Poem 'Where Go the Boats', Perfect Form, Learning a poem by heart

Week 8 - Maths

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1

Day 36

Written addition (1)
Download PowerPoint presentation

2

Day 37

Written addition (2)

3

Day 38

Expanded and compact addition
Download PowerPoint presentation

4

Day 39

Find non-unit fractions of quantities (1)

5

Day 40

Find non-unit fractions of quantities (2)

Week 9 - English

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1

Day 41

Story 'King of the Sky', Descriptions of Places

2

Day 42

Direct Speech, Speech Bubbles
Download PowerPoint: Dialogue

3

Day 43

Film 'The Homing Instinct', Read and Sort Information, Research a Famous Pigeon 

4

Day 44

Poem 'The Cow', Adverbs, Learning a Poem by Heart
Download PowerPoint: Adverbs

5

Day 45

Poem 'Sheep in Winter', Adverbs, Animal Poems

Week 9 - Maths

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1

Day 41

Add 1-digit numbers to 3-digit numbers
Download PowerPoint presentation

2

Day 42

Subtract 1-digit numbers from 3-digit numbers

3

Day 43

Tell the time to the minute

4

Day 44

Compare lengths of time

5

Day 45

Units of time

Week 10 - English

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1

Day 46

Song 'King of Rome', Direct Speech, Making a Version of the Story
Download PowerPoint on Direct Speech

2

Day 47

Filling in Missing Words, Writing

3

Day 48

Bembo’s Zoo, Calligrams

4

Day 49

Triangle Poem, Conjunctions
Download PowerPoint: Conjunctions and Prepositions

5

Day 50

Learning a Verse of a Poem, Prepositions, Writing a Poem

Week 10 - Maths

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1

Day 46

Subtract 3-digit numbers (counting up)
Download PowerPoint presentation

2

Day 47

Use counting up (Frog) to calculate change (1)
Download PowerPoint presentation

3

Day 48

Find a difference between two amounts of money

4

Day 49

Find unit fractions of amounts

5

Day 50

Find non-unit fractions of amounts

Week 11 - English

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1

Day 51

Story 'The Little Story that Didn’t Want to be Told', Using commas to punctuate lists, Writing a short story

2

Day 52

Descriptive Writing, Storytelling

3

Day 53

Reading 'The Little Story Who Didn’t Want to Be Told', Answering Questions,Writing about Clever Animals 
Download 'The Little Story that Didn’t Want to be Told' reader

4

Day 54

Direct Speech, Writing Dialogue
Download PowerPoint: Punctuating Direct Speech

5

Day 55

Planning and Writing a Story

Week 11 - Maths

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1

Day 51

Add and subtract multiples of 10 and 100

2

Day 52

Add and subtract near multiples of 10
Download PowerPoint presentation

3

Day 53

Symmetry

4

Day 54

2-D shapes (1)

5

Day 55

2-D shapes (2)

Week 12 - English

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1

Day 56

Story 'The Queen of the Birds', Making Predictions, Giving Opinions

2

Day 57

Homophones, Similes

3

Day 58

Story 'The King of the Birds', Comparing Stories,Writing Dialogue 
Download PowerPoint: Punctuating Direct Speech

4

Day 59

Determiners, Writing a persuasive letter 

5

Day 60

Poems 'Owl' and 'The Sparrow', Answering Questions, Stating Preferences

Week 12 - Maths

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1

Day 56

Count in 4s and 8s

2

Day 57

Sequences

3

Day 58

Times tables

4

Day 59

Right angle turns (1)

5

Day 60

Right angle turns (2)

Week 13 - English

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1

Day 61

Story 'The Night Shimmy', Answering Questions, Writing about Pictures

2

Day 62

Story 'Silly Billy', A Letter to Billy

3

Day 63

Comparing Stories by Anthony Browne, Falling Asleep Happily

4

Day 64

Story 'Voices in the Park', Simple Past Tense

5

Day 65

Progressive Past Tense, Writing an Email

Week 13 - Maths

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1

Day 61

Written addition (1)
Download PowerPoint presentation

2

Day 62

Written addition (2)

3

Day 63

Add three or four 2-digit numbers

4

Day 64

Right angles

5

Day 65

Horizontal, vertical, parallel and perpendicular lines

Week 14 - English

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1

Day 66

Story 'Icarus', Responding to a Story, Retelling the Story
Download 'Icarus' reader

2

Day 67

Comparing Two Versions of the Same Story, Reading and Writing Diaries 

3

Day 68

Minotaur's Labyrinth, Reading and Writing Instructions

4

Day 69

Giving opinion about versions of the story of Daedalus and Icarus

5

Day 70

Poem 'Hope is the thing with feathers', Discussing the poem, Writing about hopes

Week 14 - Maths

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1

Day 66

Double 2-digit numbers

2

Day 67

Halve 2-digit numbers

3

Day 68

3-D shapes (1)
Download PowerPoint presentation

4

Day 69

3-D shapes (2)

5

Day 70

Pyramids

Week 15 - English

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1

Day 71

Story 'Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day', Reading and writing about characters, Story writing

2

Day 72

Comprehension questions, Adaptations of famous books

3

Day 73

How many bad things happened to Alexander, Letter writing, Writing a Conversation

4

Day 74

Story 'Strict', Writing commands, Creative writing

5

Day 75

Story 'Dinner Hall', Weird menus, Worst School Dinnertime Ever

Week 15 - Maths

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1

Day 71

Multiplication and division facts

2

Day 72

Scaling up

3

Day 73

Scaling down using division strategies

4

Day 74

Calendar investigations

5

Day 75

Number magic

Week 16 - English

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1

Day 76

Reading and making up jokes

2

Day 77

Making strange creatures, sentences and stories

3

Day 78

Find out about six types of dragons, Make a dragon quiz, Invent your own dragon

4

Day 79

Complete a Crosspoints puzzle, Complete a Crossword, Make up your Crossword

5

Day 80

Make up a revolting menu, Read gross recipes, Make up recipes

Week 16 - Maths

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1

Day 76

Mathematical investigation (1)

2

Day 77

Something to make, Cube nets

3

Day 78

Alphabet challenge

4

Day 79

Place that pentomino game

5

Day 80

Mathematical investigation (2)

Week 17 - English

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1

Day 81

Amazing Hotels, Poem 'Snake Hotel'

2

Day 82

Make some strange sentences, Make a word chain, Solve a wordsearch

3

Day 83

Story 'The Black-Hole Balloon', Listen to persuasive arguments, Decide your own thing to ‘disappear’, Find out other people’s ideas

4

Day 84

Riddles, Palindromes, Solving Problems

5

Day 85

School Report, Making up a report, Poem 'Targets'

Week 17 - Maths

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1

Day 81

Mathematical investigation (1), How many squares?

2

Day 82

Something to make, Dice problems

3

Day 83

Tricks, Number magic

4

Day 84

Dots and squares game

5

Day 85

Mathematical investigation (2), Square numbers