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Year 3: Extension Learning Tasks (3RS and 3GL)

Taken from  and adapted to fit the learning at Camrose





  • Working on ​Times Table Rockstars​ - your child will have an individual login to access this ​(15-20 mins on SOUND CHECK).  Alternatively, complete this on Mathletics.
  • Play Hit the Button​-  focus on number bonds, halves, doubles and times tables and division.
  • Look at the receipt of your weekly shopping and work on adding different items. This activity could support work on adding money. 
  • Practise telling the time by playing this game: . Focus on telling time to the nearest 5 minutes and nearest minute.
  • Complete the fractions worksheets provided.
  • Continue reading daily- 15 minutes.  Follow this link for free children’s ebooks:
  • Watch ​Newsround​ and discuss what is happening in the wider world. 
  • Get your child to read a book on ​Oxford Owl​, discuss what your child enjoyed about the book. 
  • Explore new vocabulary you find when reading. What are the origins of this word? Can you find any synonyms or antonyms for your new word?
  • Look at the Year 3 and 4 Spelling List provided. Use a dictionary to find and record the meaning of any unknown words. Encourage your child to use each word in a sentence.
  • Go to Discovery Education and use the login provided to enter the site. Follow this pathway: Key Stage 2 > English > Grammar and Punctuation > Text > Using the present perfect form of verbs instead of the simple past. Watch the video and complete Quiz, Quiz Plus and Activity
  • Follow the same pathway as above and complete the ‘Using pronouns & nouns within & across sentences to avoid repetition & confusion’ section.
  • Use the ‘Spelling Strategies’ worksheet provided to practice words your child finds tricky. You may use one, two or all of the strategies explained on the worksheet.
  • Write a diary entry describing your time off school. Remember to include what you have been doing at home and how you are feeling.  
  • Draw a picture of a family member then write a character description of them. What do they look like? How do they behave? etc...  
  • Write a letter to your teacher.  What are you doing with your time at home? What would you like to tell her? How are you feeling?
Who is in your child’s immediate family? What other relatives do they have? How does their family link together? How many people do they have in their family? Why not spend time​ ​looking through old photos and talking about the people in their families.  What family stories can they tell? How is life different to their parents? Grandparents?
Children can complete a family tree of their immediate and extended family.
Create a piece of artwork entitled ‘Family’. This could be a drawing, a self portrait, a sculpture or collage. Could they copy another artist's style? Which materials have they chosen to use and why? How do they feel about their piece of artwork? What would they change or not? ​Family portraits.
PSHE and RE:
Discuss how their family is different to other people’s families. Discuss whether all families are the same? Does it matter? Do all families have the same faith? Do all families worship in the same way?
Practise the song ‘My Dog is a Good Dog’ using the following link: . The lyrics are in the video.
Explore BBC Supermovers: to get your child active. The ‘Just for Fun’ section is a good place to start.
Alternatively, youtube provides yoga for children called Cosmic Kids Yoga. This one is a good place to start: