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Read your book for 15-20 minutes each day. (1pm -1.20pm or in the evening to relax)
Once or twice a week:
Discuss what you have read or complete one of the following activities.
- Mind Map: your job is to draw a mind map of the most important things in the story/part of the book you have read. Can you add key words?
- Illustrator: draw a picture, cartoon, diagram, illustration to show part of the story.
- Choose one character and write a character description. Draw a picture of them, add labels and captions and then write about them.
- Choose a different character and compare them.
- Questions: write some comprehension questions about what you have read.
- Write a book review.
- Word Finder: look for words that are interesting, confusing or new. Find out what they mean in a dictionary.
- Design a new front cover for your book.
- Write a letter to the author of your book telling them what you thought.
REMEMBER TO USE YOUR YEAR 3 OBJECTIVE SHEET WHEN YOU ARE WRITING
Check your spelling carefully - remember to use a dictionary to spell new /trickier words and use the key words from the Y3 word list (see below).
Check your punctuation too . . . . . . ! , ? " " .
Practise your handwriting and think carefully about sizes and joins.