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Term 6 Week 2

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Term 5 Week 5

Term 5

Week 1

Thursday 16th April


Friday 17th April



Click on the image below. It will open up a text about Queen Victoria. You already know quite a bit about her but there may be some more information for you to learn.

1. Read through the text.

2. When you get to the Glossary you will need to learn the list of words and their meanings.

3. Now go through the text again and find 6 new words you wish to know the meaning for.

4. You can use the online dictionary to help you find the meanings.


Week 2

Monday 20th April


Click on the picture below to open an online game to help with your phonics. This will go through the long vowel sound, time, home, phone etc.

Tuesday 21st April


Tom’s exciting morning


Tom woke up early. He knew the taxi was just around the corner. He felt like it was Christmas morning but is was the middle of August. He grabbed his case and knocked on his parents’ door eagerly. They shouted back,                            


“It’s nearly time Thomas, go and wake Olivia up!” Tom ran into his sister’s room and jumped on the bed. They both grinned and chatted about the week ahead.


A little while later, the taxi was outside so Tom grabbed his sunglasses and cap. He chuckled to himself because it was very dark and cold outside! Tom and Olivia sprinted to the back seat of the taxi whilst Mum and Dad threw the suitcases into the boot. Then, Mum made sure Olivia was secure in her special booster seat. Mum also went back inside to get Buster the dog!


Olivia’s face dropped and she poked her brother who also looked worried.       


“Where are you taking Buster?!” they both said cautiously. Mum smiled, 


“Just to grandmas. We’re going to be gone for a while!” Their faces relaxed and they giggled at how silly they had been!


As they approached their destination, Olivia tapped her brother on the arm and pointed outside.             


“They look like giant birds!” she said. Tom thought this was really funny and he laughed with his sister. Mum and Dad looked at their watches. Their faces dropped. They quickly got Olivia out of her seat and put her in her pram. Dad grabbed Tom’s hand and they paid the man quickly.                                                                                                                                                  

“Come on guys!” Dad said sounding slightly worried.



  1. How do we know Tom felt excited in Paragraph One? Try and find all the clues.
  2. Why do you think Tom chuckled to himself when he went outside in Paragraph Two?
  3. Where do you think Tom is going? Explain why you think this.
  4. Pretend you are Tom. Write down how you are feeling and what you are thinking as you travel in the taxi.
  5. Why has Tom packed sunglasses?
  6. Why do you think Olivia and Tom were worried when Mum went back into the house to get Buster?
  7. What do you think Olivia was pointing to when she said “they look like giant birds!”?
  8. What do you think happened when Mum and Dad looked at their watches in paragraph four?
  9. Pretend you are Dad at the end of the passage. Write a few sentences explaining your thoughts and feelings.

Speed reading!

Roll a dice, read the first word on the number dice for example, if you roll a 5, you read 'blue' once you read it correctly your adult can tick it to say you have it right.


Year 3- 4 common exception words.


How long can it take you to read this list of words? Time yourself. Then try to beat your time.

Wednesday 22nd April


Read one of your favourite books today, or a new one that you haven't read before. Use this game to answer questions about what you have read.

If you are struggling to find a book, read this short story ...




Read through these two documents.Choose your own level of challenge.


Thursday 23rd April

Look at the following image. You will need to answer the following questions.



1. What type of book is this page from?

2. What do the numbers represent?

3. Why are some words in CAPITAL LETTERS?

4. What might you find on page 40?

5. Add your own page for page 40. Think about what images, words, heading, sub-headings you might need to include.

Click on the image below to open up the online version. How may -oy words can you find?


Friday 24th April

Week 3

Monday 27th April

Click on the picture below to practise blending...


Tuesday 28th April

Practise the ay - ai - a_e sounds

Wednesday 29th April

Click on the image below. Find the ay - ai - a_e words.

Thursday 30th April


Read the following report and complete the tasks.

Phonics practise ...

Click the image for the bingo game. Select phase 3, 'ow' 'ur'and 'oi'




Here is the bingo card to play with...


Now apply the sounds by reading this phonics comic ...




Week 4

Monday 4th May

Reading for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Spelling practise.




Try out your common exception words from year 2. Just click on the image below.

Tuesday 5th May
Wednesday 6th May

Thursday 7th May


Read the following report and complete the tasks.




Click here everyday at 11am to hear stories read by David Walliams!

See members of our Teaching Staff reading books in our 'STORY TIME' tab. 


Email us pictures of you reading your books ( and we will be able to see who is reading the most! We can then create a gallery of you all reading and a leaderboard to see who is doing the best! 

There are a lot of websites that have made their online books free and available for children who will be learning from home. I have found a few so far and we will continue to add to this. If you find any more that are useful whilst educating your child at home, please let us know and we will share them with the rest of the year group too. Thank you

Reading for Monday 23rd ...


Reading for Tuesday 24th ...


1. What 4 things do the two best friends enjoy doing together?


2. How are they different from each other?


3. The pedestrians look cross. What could the girl do instead?


4. What word has the author used to show that the little girl likes her work?


5. List 5 verbs the author uses when the girl tries for the 3rd time.


6. She decides to make it better, copy out the sentence that explains what it smells like.


7. What was the one reason was it for her to quit?


8. What happens to the girl to make her feel better?


9. Now complete the book review.

                     Reading for Wednesday 25th ...

Please use this link to find an online story book for you to read ...

Listen to the online story. The draw a story map or cartoon strip retelling it in your own words.

Penguins Make Bad Pirates | Storybook, Short Stories for Kids, Fairy Tales, Nursery Rhymes

Arrrr! Desperate times calls for desperate measures, especially when your pirate ship gets stuck between two giant icebergs in the freezing Antarctic ocean. ...

Please click on this link to take you to a phonics game if you wish.

Reading for Thursday 26th ...

Comprehension with answers

Reading for Friday 27th ...

Differentiated comprehension texts. Choose the level that you are comfortable with. Try to challenge yourself if you feel brave!

Look at this picture of Bob.


  • Use this image to predict what type of character Bob is?
  • Predict what happens in the story.

Listen to the story about Bob and the Elves.


  • What other story does this remind you of?
  • Now draw Bob's house and include events that happened in the story.


Reading for Monday 30th March ...

Read 'The Dragon Machine'

Now make a story book of your own showing what happened in the story. Include the characters, the setting and anything exciting or interesting that happened.

It could look like these concertina books ...









Reading for Tuesday 31st March ...


LI:  To answer reading comprehension questions by deducing and inferring information.


Read the extract. Read the question. Highlight the ‘find it’ answer. Write the answer in a full sentence.


‘Good gracious me!’ Aunt Spiker said, ‘What’s that awful noise?’


Both women swing round to look. The noise, of course, had been caused by the peach crashing through the fence that surrounded it, and now, gathering speed every second, it came rolling across the garden towards the place where Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker were standing.


The gaped. They screamed. They started to run. They panicked. They both got in each other’s way. They began pushing and jostling and each one of them was thinking only about saving herself. Aunt Sponge, the fat one, tripped over a box that she’d brought along to keep the money in and fell flat on her face.


Write the answers in full sentences:


1. What did the peach crash through?


2.What was the peach rolling towards?


3. Write 3 things that the Aunts did when they saw the peach rolling.


4. Which Aunt tripped over a box?


5.What had the Aunt brought the box along for?


6. What did Aunt Sponge fall on?

Your next task ...



Reading for Wednesday 1st April ...


Click on the picture below to access the year 3/4 common exception word game.



















Click on the link below to access phonics games to help with segmenting and blending words.