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Please join into the live share a story show at 10:30 in celebration of World Book Day week. More details about this are in the reading section.



L.O: to measure time in seconds     


We will be continuing to measure time in seconds, however this time the starting points are not 0. First you must look at the seconds hand and see which number this is on and then count in fives until you get to the new second hand.


To start with answer your ‘In Focus’ question which is on the first page. As we would normally discuss this with our partners at school, see if there is an adult or older brother or sister to talk to about it. Please use the box on this page record your answer and methods.


Next look at the ‘Guided Practice’ which shows you some of the different style questions. I have left the answers on the worksheet so you can see how to go about answering these types of questions.


Now it is your turn! Have a go at the ‘Independent Practice’ which is a copy of the worksheet that you would have completed in your MNP workbooks at school.


Instead of a challenge today, I have set your times table rockstars account to the 5 times tables and I would like you to practise these. You should work on being able to recall these answers without counting up from 0.


Please could you email this piece of work to me.


L.O: to write a poem  


To begin with, think back to last lesson, what do we call words that sound the same but mean different things? Look at the slides with pictures from the compound words, think about why these pictures are nonsense, similar to that we find in nonsense poetry.


Today you are going to have a go at creating your own funny phrases from compound words. I have scanned these pages from the pupil books onto a worksheet for you to work on. Once you have thought about or discussed these words see if you can write a micro poem about each of the words. You may want to look at the previous micro poem lesson to remind you of these. See if you can add any of the techniques that we have looked at so far in your poems.


Please could you email me this piece of work. 


Although we are in lockdown, the expectation is for the children to still read 3 times a week for 10 minutes. Below is instructions and a link to oxford owl where an account has been created to provide the children with some ebooks.


Username: Leighclass3

Password: Book1234

As part of World Book Day week, today there is a live share a story show made for Year 3 and 4 children at 10:30am. This show is called ‘Books that make you LOL’.

I will also send you the link of a special video that nursery have made for us.

Do not forget that tomorrow is fancy dress where you can dress as a book character. It would be great if you could send a picture of this so I can see.


Over the past five lessons we have been reading the book ‘My Clueless Dad’ on Fiction Express. If you have missed any of these lessons or have forgotten what happens then please look over and skim the previous chapters before completing your task.


For today’s lesson we are thinking about content domain: 2c - Summarise main ideas from more than one paragraph. So, for your task I would like you to summarise the story. Remember that summaries do not go into much detail and briefly tells you what happens so this should not be too long. 


L.O: to explore expanded noun phrases  


Today is the second lesson in our series of videos with Mrs Hardisty on the Oak National Academy and it is all about expanded noun phrases. We have covered this lots of times before, so this lesson is a reminder to keep it fresh in your mind.


To start with the teacher will remind you of the different word classes, see if you can say the definition for each of these before her. Then you will look at noun and expanded noun phrases and what these are made up of. After going through some examples, you will have a go at writing your own expanded noun phrases.


Please could you email this piece of work to me.


L.O: to investigate pneumatic systems


Today we are going to continue our unit of DT work by investigating pneumatic systems. Look at the picture on the slides of the syringe and tubing attached to a balloon. What do you think will happen to the balloon when the syringe is pushed in? Why? This is an example of a pneumatic system, which are systems that use air pressure to make them work. Read through the next slides to see some more examples of pneumatic systems with the explanations of how they work.


When we are back in school we will complete the pneumatic system with the syringe, plastic tubing and balloon, I have everything ready for us to do this. Have a look around the house and see if you have any items where you could create your own pneumatic system, for example an empty bottle and a sandwich bag.


For your task choose a pneumatic system, this could be one from the slide or your own one if you would like to research this a bit more. Draw the pneumatic system and label how it works.