Year 3 Weekly English and Maths – 08/06/2020


In English, we will spend two days reading and comprehending the text, one day on the grammar focus and two days planning, writing and editing a text.

Text – Narrative poem: Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel Poem


Comprehension questions



Can you complete the rhyming words game?

Rhyming game


Write your own narrative poem to tell the story of Hansel and Gretel.

What I’m looking for:

– verses – use your planning sheet to help you work out when to start a new verse

– events retold in order

– rhyming couplets – two lines together that rhyme with each other

Resources to help:

Hansel and Gretel Word Mat

Planning sheet

Writing support sheet

Hansel and Gretel Narrative Poetry PowerPoint


Reading and Phonics

Children should spend 20 minutes at least three times per week using Reading Plus.



In maths, we will spend the week focusing on a particular topic e.g. shape or place value. Activities will then be set on Mathletics that are based upon this subject.

Topic – Measurement: Length and perimeter

Resources to help:

Measuring Perimeter

Ruler template

Additional activities:

Measuring Perimeter 1 questions and answers

Measure Perimeter 2 questions

Measure Perimeter 2 answers

Perimeter Problems 3 questions and answers

Perimeter Problems 4 questions

Perimeter Problems 4 answers



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