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Year 3 & 4 25th March

Home learning activity – Wednesday 25th March 2020

Good morning Year 3 and 4! We hope you’re keeping busy at home and enjoying the change of scenery!

Here are your activities to try and complete today:

English: Create a fact file (non-fiction information)

Mount Vesuvius

 

Research information about Mount Vesuvius and create a fact file about it.

Your work could include information about what the physical features of the volcano (size, shape etc.) where it is, more detail  about what happened in AD 79 and what was discovered.

Remember to include subheadings, data and diagrams.

 

Extension – create fact files about other well-known volcanoes.

 

Useful websites

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMySiG_P6q4

https://www.oddizzi.com/teachers/explore-the-world/physical-features/volcanoes/famous-volcanoes/mt-vesuvius/

https://kidskonnect.com/geography/mount-vesuvius/

https://factsforkids.net/mount-vesuvius-facts-kids/

https://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_rome/pompeii.php

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eruption_of_Mount_Vesuvius_in_79_AD

 

Spelling: Choose 10 words from the Year 3 and 4 statutory spelling list to practise. You can continue to use Spelling Shed J

Maths: Adding Fractions

Use coloured bricks / lego or print fraction circles from the internet. Have a go at adding fractions with the same denominator when they add up to less than one whole, then have a go at adding fractions which add to more than one whole.

Link to video on adding fractions with the same denominator:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s768ZakRX4k&list=PLWIJ2KbiNEypS0zxt54Wez5X4gnQ-xxvu&index

Year 4 challenge: Adding and subtracting fractions

Use lego or print fraction circles off the internet to help you to practise adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator.

Link to video showing subtracting fractions with the same denominator:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUfsGb5KLWs&list=PLWIJ2KbiNEypS0zxt54Wez5X4gnQ-xxvu&index

Don’t forget your Times Tables

Spend at least 15 minutes a day practising your times tables

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

https://www.timestables.co.uk/

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Don’t forget to keep working on your project activity! Check out Monday 23rd March if you need a reminder.

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