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Thursday 4th March

Official World Book Day

Today marks the official World Book Day. We will be celebrating by dressing up as our favourite book characters next Thursday when everybody is back at school. However, we can still celebrate learning with our love of books today.


Today's timetable

8:55 - 9:55 9:55 - 10: 35 10:35 - 11:35 11:35 - 12:00 12:00 - 1:20 1:20 - 2:20 2:20 - 2:55
Maths Break English Phonics & Reading Lunch Story Time PE

8:55 - 9:55


Finding the total lengths of more than on object

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So light, so heavy read by Susan Strasser

Today we will be comparing the weight of some objects. In the classroom, we would use a set of balance scales to compare two objects to see which object is heavy and which one is light.

When comparing the apple and the cupcake, I have put each object on either side of the scales. As the apple has made the scale go down, it is the heavier object. The cupcake has been pushed up on the scale, so it is the lighter object.

  • The apple is heavier than the cupcake.
  • The cupcake is lighter than the apple.

Here I have compared the feather and the glass of juice. The juice has gone down and the feather has gone up. 

  • The juice is heavier than the feather.
  • The feather is lighter than the juice.

On this set of scales, neither object has gone up and neither object has gone down. They are in the same position.

  • The tin of soup and the rabbits weigh about the same.


Task 1:

Collect 4 objects of different sizes than can fit into your hand. You are going to use your hands as a pair of scales. Choose two of your objects and place one in each hand. Compare each the objects to feel which one pulls your hand down the most. 

Write down the sentence that explains which object is heavier than the other in your yellow maths book. 

_____ is heavier than the ____.

Then reverse the sentence to describe which is the lighter of the same two objects.

____ is lighter than the ____.

There are 6 different comparisons that you can make between all 4 objects. Can you compare them all?


Task 2:

Using the investigation you can completed, can you order the 4 objects from lightest to heaviest? Write them in order in your yellow maths book.


10:35 - 11:35


Suffixes "s" and "es" to show plurals

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Oi Frog! by Kes Gray and Jim Field

Today we will be learning about two more suffixes that we use to show that we have more than one of something. When we have more than one of something, we sometimes say they are plurals.


For most words, to say we have more than one, we need to add the suffix "s."

  • frog - frogs

  • log - logs

  • rat - rats

  • hat - hats


There are some words that need a slightly different suffix when showing there is more than one of them. For words that end in s, x, sh or ch, we need the suffix "es." We read the suffix as "is." 

  • fox - foxes

  • bus - buses

  • fish - fishes

  • peach - peaches


Task 1:

Turn these words in to their plurals and show that you have more than one. To do this, you need to add either the suffix "s" or "es." Remember the rule that most plural words end in "s" unless the root word ends in "s, x, ch or sh."

Singular word Plural word


Task 2:

Can you take one of your plural words and use it in a sentence?


11:35 - 12:00


Group Colour Sound Lesson

Set 1 Sound Lesson



Set 2 Sound Lesson



Set 3 Sound Lesson



Set 3 Sound Lesson



Set 3 Sound Lesson



Bug Club Reading

Some of you may already be familiar with Bug Club but for those new to this, Bug Club is a fantastic e-book library that we will be using this week.

Please watch the video below for a guided tour of how to use this website.

Your log-in details will be:

  • Enter website:
  • Username: Your first name with the capital letter. If you have a hyphenated name, you will need both (e.g. Alexa-Rose)
  • Password: This is the same as your Google Classroom password. Please let me know if you need a reminder.
  • School code: w3s3.


I have allocated everybody a library of e-books and phonics games so please take your pick out of your individual collection.


1:20 - 2:20

Story Time

Please connect to Google Classrooms for a 15 minute Meet to talk you through your learning today.

Join us to share a wonderful story and talk about our plans for our World Book Day celebrations next week.

Supertato by Sue Hendra

As part of our World Book Day celebrations, we are inviting all children from Reception to Year Six to take part in a competition to design a 3D model of their favourite book/character (please see attached pictures for ideas). This is a chance for you to be as creative as you like. I would like for you to make a start on your design on Official World Book Day. You can spend some time planning your design and collecting some of the materials you need. All entries should be in school by no later than Monday 22nd March so you have plenty of time. There will be a winning entry from each class. There will be prizes available and our winning models will be displayed in the library.


As an alternative, you may draw your favourite book character adding as much detail and colour as you can. Once you have finished, label up the main features of your character. These can still be entered into our competition to win a prize. I can't wait to see your entries!


Why not listen to a free audiobook while you work! Follow this link to a great selection provided by the World Book Day charity.

2:20 - 2:55


Take a look at some of the active activities below and see how many you can complete.

Jurassic Chase: Revenge

The sequel to Jungle Chase... where will this Jurassic adventure lead you???


Decide who the imposter is by selecting the matching fitness activity.