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Voluntary Controlled Primary

Thursday 21st January

For today's Maths lesson, we will be learning how to use doubles to multiply.
This lesson will draw links between known and unknown multiplication facts.
During the lesson, we will recap our knowledge of the 3 and 4 times tables and see how the 3 and 6 times are linked.
We will then look at how we can use the 4x table to help us to learn one of the trickier times tables - the 8 times table.
Watch the tutorial video and complete the tasks. There are 2 parts of the task for you to complete each asking you to have a go at what we have learnt.

Watch and sing along to the 4x and 8x table - a fun way to learn these tables


The focus of our Literacy lesson today is to develop a rich understanding of words associated with feeling surprised.
In this lesson, we will introduce new vocabulary, identify word pairs and synonyms and apply the vocabulary in sentences.
We will start by introducing some new exciting vocabulary. More interesting words to improve our writing. Next we will look at word pairs and synonyms. A synonym is a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase, for example shut is a synonym of close. After this we will be looking at how to use these new and exciting words in our writing.

Your task - Complete the synonyms activity below where you will be finding and matching synonyms before using them in sentences


Don't forget to test yourself on last weeks spellings! You can do this with a grown up or join us today at 9:45am during out morning 'Google Meet' chat


Year 3 Spellings (test 28.1.21)
This weeks rule: Adding suffixes beginning with vowel letters to words of more than one syllable. If the last syllable of a word is stressed and ends with one consonant letter which has just one vowel letter before it, the final consonant letter is doubled.


forgetting regretting
forgotten committed
beginning forbidden
preferred propelled



Can you choose 8 of your new spellings to write into sentences?


In our music lesson today, we are going to continue our learning about pulse and rhythm by exploring how music is organised and look at music with 2 beats in a bar.

During this lesson, we will
- recap the song 'Crazy Glue' with 4 beats in a bar from the last lesson 
- explore music with 2 beats in a bar
- pat to music with 2 beats in a bar
- learn a new piece with 2 beats in a bar

Watch and join in with the music lesson below: