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DAILY READING 

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.

 

 

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WRITING

 

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.

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