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Day 2

Welcome back to Home Learning Year 3; it’s Tuesday and time to learn…  


1) PE

If you want to start your day with a 30-minute PE lesson, then follow the link below to find a live streaming of 'PE with Joe' at 9:00 AM.  

2) ART

Try this website, it gives you many different ideas for drawing. The video is 15 minutes long but has dozens of different ideas you can scroll through. Have fun!


Here are the answers for Monday’s maths work:

Maths starter activity:

Write down your score in the back of your maths book. Can you beat your previous scores? In class, we have been working on speeding up the x2, x5 and x10 tables. Perhaps, you could try speeding up the x4 table? Some of you may need to challenge yourselves to the x3 or x6.

TODAY'S GOAL - To Find Fractions of a Set of Objects


The link below will explain everything you should need for today’s lesson.

It includes examples of bar models (pictures that help you see what is happening in a question):

Picture 1

The equation in the example above is read as “one half of 20 is equal to 10”


To find 1/4 of 20, simply divide the whole (20) by 4 (How many 4s are in 20?)



In the following example, you are searching for 1/3 of 48. First, a 10 counter is placed in each of the 3 parts of the bar model. Then, the remaining 18 are shared out equally:

Picture 1

If you need extra help, Log into Espresso. The username for Espresso is 'student29797' and the password is 'quinton'. Try searching “fractions of a set of objects”

Today’s maths work:


Answers to Prepositions work from Week 2 Day 1:


The PowerPoint answers were given as you went through the work. Here are the answers to the extension questions:


Today’s literacy task is a comprehension

Write your answers out in full sentences please. Read the text to someone and look up or discuss words that you do not know. Think about your handwriting too – it should be neat and joined. There are four different levels of penguin comprehensions to choose from:





There is also a simpler one that one or two in the class may need to try.

You may use a dictionary: