This year’s Summer Reading Challenge will run from June to September, offering children and families the chance to take part online and receive rewards for their reading.
Silly Squad, the Summer Reading Challenge 2020, will celebrate funny books, happiness and laughter. Children taking part in the Challenge will join the Silly Squad, an adventurous team of animals who love to have a laugh and get stuck into all different kinds of funny books!
To take part your child will need to sign up and create a profile at sillysquad.org.uk. They can then set their own challenge to read any amounts of books during this time. They can read anything that makes them happy – comics, joke books, poetry, fiction or non-fiction; in digital or print format: from e-book lending through the public library service or from what they already have at home.
Each time they finish a book, they add it to their profile and write a review. Along the way they will be rewarded with activities and incentives such as badges, games and videos. They will also receive a downloadable certificate once they’ve completed the challenge!
A big happy birthday to Logan who will be celebrating his birthday this month. I hope you have an amazing day and I look forward to seeing you soon.
x x x x
I hope you are all well and are staying safe at home. I am missing you all and look forward to seeing you back at school!
Here are some activities you could do to keep busy while at home. I can't wait to see your work and hear about your home learning experiences.
Log on regularly to Purple Mash - I am adding weekly activities to be completed and checking your work regularly. Well done to those of you who are already working hard at home!
Continue to practice your Year 3 and 4 spelling words - aim to get 100% in your next test - remember my promise
Complete a project on:
This can include:
ATTENTION!! - 3T Poetry Competition!
Have fun writing your own poems about everything and anything! Try to write one of each style:
Godwin pupils are:
Do their very best
In rain or shine
Never give up!
Bring your poems into school when we return - there will be a prize for the winner!
Write a story and bring it into school!
Use https://www.onceuponapicture.co.uk/ to inspire your creative writing.
Remember your story should include
White Rose Maths has lots of useful resources. Find challenging maths activities for Year 3 by visiting:
Joe Wicks - The Body Coach Youtube channel
30 minute workout Monday - Friday at 9.00am for as long as schools are closed.
Disney Shake Up Games | 10 Minute Shake Up | Change4Life
10-minute bursts of fun will really get your kids moving and count towards the 60 active minutes they need every day!
BBC Super Movers
Fun curriculum linked resources to get everyone up and moving
This Girl Can – Disney Dance Along (for boys too!)
A series of short dance routines - learn the moves or put your own spin on the routines.
Most importantly, try to enjoy your time at home. Spend time with your family, play board games, draw, paint, play, cook, bake, watch films, do puzzles or even get involved with the gardening!
I look forward to hearing about your experiences and I'm sure i'll have plenty of stories to share with you about my two troublemakers!
All the best,
x x x
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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