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Homework is for all children and consolidates the learning that children have covered in class each week. Homework tasks can be completed in homework books. Their homework books will also contain their mathletics logins.

Weekly homework will consist of:

  • Spellings
  • Maths task
  • Quiz of the Week

Children can practise their spellings, complete the Maths task and answer the quiz questions in the homework book. The answers will be posted the following week so that parents and children can self-assess their answers at home. Please remember not to return the homework books to school.

If you would like to contact the Year 3 team please email us at:

We will reply as soon as possible.

 Homework books will be sent out and should not return to school at all. 


Year 3 Homework                                                                          19.10.20



Reading records are to be returned to school every Friday and will then return home on Monday/ Tuesday. Please remind your adult to ask you questions about the text you have read or retell the story you have read.

If you do not return your reading record and book on Friday, please wait until the following Friday to hand in, due to current guidelines.

You can also read online on Epic using the link below and your class code. Enjoy!

  • 3 Aspen: ybb6282
  • 3 Birch: aqh1875
  • 3 Cedar: ebp3297
  • 3 Chestnut: ptx8070



Every Friday, a homework sheet will be given by your Maths’ teacher (linked to the learning of the week), this is to be handed in the following Friday to your class teacher.



Your login is in your homework book. Please complete work set online by your class teacher. See if you can earn a Mathletics certificate!

Link for Mathletics:



Spellings    - There will be a spelling test on Friday. Your teacher will have told you what group you are in.

L.O. To investigate and learn to use the spelling pattern –le


Success criteria:

         To understand the spelling pattern –le. 



 After a long vowel sound, use one consonant before –le, e.g. table.

 After a short vowel sound, use two consonants before –le, e.g. bottle.



  u, r, m, n, w and v are never followed by a –le ending. Uncle Robert

  Met Nine Wicked Vampires is a useful mnemonic for the letters that are never followed by –le.

  u, r, m, n, w and v are followed by –al, -el or –il, e.g. usual, peril, camel, final, vowel, novel.

  A –le ending is used after u if it is part of a split digraph with u-e, e.g. rule.


Quiz of the Week

1. Write three sentences about rainforest animals using the present tense.

Example: The lazy sloth moves slowly.

2. Write a headline for this text.

3. List three features of non-fiction texts.

4. From the results in our science investigation this week, what have we shown is the function of the stem?

5. What three parts could you label on this leaf?

6. Name three causes of deforestation.

7. What happens to the animals in the rainforest once their trees are cut down?

8. There are 500 lollipops in a bucket.

                       Anna adds 200 lollipops.

                       How many lollipops are there now?

9. Amira has 376 stamps. She collects 3 more. Hoe many does she have now?

10. Complete these number sentences.

  1. 48 + 3 =
  2. 52 + 9 =
  3. 67 + 5 =
  4. 84 + 7 =
  5. 26 + 6 =


Answers for the quiz from last week:

1. Write your own sentences – two clauses joined with a co-ordinating conjunction (or     and     but  ) about the Amazon Rainforest.

You can write many different sentences. Such as:

I saw a large grey sloth and a brown cheeky monkey hanging from a tree.

I saw a colourful toucan and a magnificent butterfly flying through the sky.


2. Write 2 sentences about the Amazon Rainforest using different sentence openers.

You can use many different sentence openers. Such as:

Suddenly, a mighty jaguar leaped out from behind the enormous tree.

One misty evening, a slimy snake slithered around the forest floor.


3. Explain the job of a root in a plant.

The root of a plant anchors the plant in the ground. It also absorbs water and nutrients from the soil for the plant.


4. In our geography lesson we learned what a shabono was. Explain what a shabono is.

A shabono is the name of the house or hut that the Yanomami tribe live in.


5. What different weapons might a hunter in the Amazon Rainforest use for hunting?

A hunter in the rainforest might use a poison dart or a bow and arrow to hunt.

6. Place the correct symbols in the questions below.

      <        >       =

  1. 456  <  845  
  2. 258  >  156
  3. 354  =  354
  4. 764  <  765 


7. Hakeem and Anaya both make a number with their base ten blocks.

Hakeem has three hundreds, four tens and six ones.

Anaya has three hundreds, three tens and nine ones.

Whose number is the greatest?

Hakeem’s number is the greatest because he made 346 and Anaya made 339.


8. Write your 5 times table as fast as you can. Can you beat 2 minutes?

Well done for trying! Keep it up.


9. Find four synonyms for the adjective happy.

You could use many adjectives as a synonym such as joyful, cheerful, merry or jolly.


10. What is the name of the tribe that lives in the Amazon Rainforest?

The tribe that lives in the Amazon Rainforest is called the Yanomami tribe.