Welcome to 3B
Our class name this year is Astatke Class. We are named after the father of Ethiopian jazz - Mulatu Astatke.
Class Teacher: Catherine Butler
Teaching Assistant: Vera Krasniqi
Lots of children have been doing some really great work at home. Have a look at the examples below and send me your work or photos of your work if you would like it to be included here.
Here is the beginning of Lejuan's story of Odysseus and his crew's adventure. Well done Lejuan, it is always enjoyable to read your work.
Cooper enjoyed using a glue gun to put together his own model of the moon.
The finished model!
Caleb wrote a great summary of what he found out about the Shang Dynasty. -
Find your home learning schedule here every Monday.
Please complete any written activities using 2Write on Purple Mash.
Remember to practise your times tables regularly on Times Tables Rockstars using the link below.
Read daily for 30 minutes. You can find some ebooks in the library link below.
Check out some of the other activities below if you are up to the challenge!
Here are some more links for reading
For a variety of reading related activities including quizzes and competitions -
Classic stories -
Science fiction -
Books about dinosaurs -
Books about pets -
Books about hobbies -
This site works on all electronic devices and there are plenty of books to choose from.
You don't have any compulsory homework to do but here are a few ideas if you are feeling bored.
Can you make your own model of a volcano? You could make a papier mache volcano or practise your origami skills. There are lots of ideas and instructions for making volcanoes on the internet. See what you can find and have a go.
If you don't have a tablet or computer you can play Times Tables Rock Stars on a mobile phone. The log in is the same as your Purple Mash log in without the .309
On Purple Mash I have set some holiday maths games if you want to keep up with your multiplication and fractions.
Why don't you have a go at making your own finger puppets?
Home Drawing Challenge
How many of these drawing challenges can you complete? Try and do one a day and watch your drawing skills get better and better.
1. Draw yourself
2. Draw your favourite animal
3. Draw yourself as a superhero
4. Draw any object in the room
5.Draw something fluffy
6. Draw your favourite sport
7. Draw a rocket ship
8. Draw your favourite fruit
9.Draw a silly monster
10. Draw a flower
11. Draw your favourite character from a book
12.Draw yourself doing a science experiment
13. Draw your favourite toy
14. Draw a family portrait
We read about bird watching / ornithology in 'A Handful of Hobbies'. How many of these birds can you spot in your garden or through the window?
If your the bird you see is not here you can have a look at the RSPB Bird Identifier.
Don't forget to look on Purple Mash to support your learning. You will have new tasks to do every 2 weeks.