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Y3 English WB 29th June

Date: 24th Jun 2020 @ 2:46pm

Dear Year 3,

This week’s work is all about a boy – Alexander. Alexander has the worst day possible. Read the story and think about which part of the day you think is the worst. You will also watch the film trailer which has been produced from the book. Can you cheer Alexander up by writing a letter to him?

Monday 29th June

Aim: Listen to a story, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; write descriptively about a character from a story.

Have you ever had a really bad day? What things happened to you? Listen to the reading of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst and Ray Cruz. Then Read the character profile of Alexander’s mum. Can you write a profile of Alexander himself?

Tuesday 30th June

Aim: Listen again to a story; compare different versions of a story; write persuasively in relation to a story.

You will start today by answering the comprehension questions about the story you read yesterday. Then you will watch the trailer for the film version of Alexander and write about the parts of the book you would insist on keeping in the film.

Wednesday 1st July

Aim: Listen for a final time to a story; write a letter; write a conversation as punctuated dialogue.


Listen for a final time to Alexander. Today you will become Alexander’s British penpal. Can you write a letter to Alexander to cheer him up and get over his bad day?

Thursday 2nd July

Aim: read a free verse poem, ‘Strict’; use command sentences in instructions; write imaginatively in response to a poem.

How strict do you think your teacher is? Today you will read the poem ‘Strict’ by Michael Rosen. Can you write the very strict class teacher’s class rules?

Friday 3rd July

Aim: listen to a free verse poem, ‘Dinner Hall’; write humorous descriptions; use the past progressive in story writing.

What do you think to our school dinners? Do you enjoy them? Read ‘Dinner Hall’ by Michael Rosen. Create a menu of the kind of revolting food combinations mentioned in the poem.



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