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Mr Fischer 3JF

Go Team 3JF!

 

While you're not at school, I'm busy trying to find ways to safely stay in touch online.  If you have access to the internet, every now and then, I may set you a challenge for you to complete. Your responses can be shared here.

 

Below I have posted some work that grown-ups have sent in letting me know it's okay to share with everyone here.

 

Please remember to Care About Sharing, never sharing anything that you wouldn't post on your front door!

 
 
 

 

Stay Safe. Stay Connected.

 

Mr Fischer, Mrs Capaldi & Mrs Whapshot

Welcome to Summer Term 2

The new season of Hive Games which are open to the whole class, with some playing along from our classroom at school are available. Please check the timetable below for more details.

 

Don't forget to check out the new Learning Packs available now!

 

Have a lovely week!

 

Mr Fischer

 

Join me every weekday for our regular Hive Games on Spelling Shed:

 

Time Game Words
10.30 Class Warm-Up 20
10.45 Class Hive Game 20

 

Join your friends at the above time and have a go!

 

See you there!

Class Challenge 10

As we get closer to the end of term, I thought I could hand over the challenges to our classmates

 

This week's challenge is from Maison:

TASK: Build with Lego and send in a picture of your best model - you could even turn the photos into a stop motion movie!

 

I can't wait to see what you build!

 

Here's a selection of our Lego builds sent in response to Maison's Class Challenge

Amelia's Build Freddie's BB8 Clark's 'Coaster

 

Class Challenge 9

For this week's challenge, it's over to you...

 

TASK: Choose any of our past challenges and send in a video for me to post online.

 

Belle Braves the Beautiful Briny

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This young lady braved the icy water to share with you something new she has started doing during lockdown. I may not be doing this myself...ever...but praise to Belle for accepting the challenge. 50 House Points for you!

Class Challenge 8

This week's challenge is all about speed and accuracy.  If you're competitive, read on!

 

TASK: With your grown-up, visit the UR Brainy Multiplication Tables Check practise site. Play as many times as you like and video your fastest time. Send it in, along with the Results Page to be celebrated on our class web page!

 

TOP TIPS:

  • Be sure to practise lots to improve your speed!
  • Film your video in Landcape Mode.

The Need for Speed

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Here's a quick response to this week's Class Challenge, and something for all of us to rise to. Congratulations to this super-fast young lady who recieves and extra 50 House Points. Well done!

Class Challenge 7

This week's challenge is PE-based.  I know how creative you all can be, so read on!

 

TASK: With your grown-up, build an interesting and challenging obstacle course inside or outside your home and have your grown-up film you completing it. Send the finished recording back to me to post online!  Check out these videos: Rainy Day Obstacle Course , Indoor Obstacle Course and one in the Back Yard.  Have fun!

 

TOP TIPS:

  • Be sure to rehearse the course a few times to improve your speed before you film it!
  • Set your challenge to some suitable music.
  • Be safe, no accidents please!
  • Film your video in landscape mode.

I'm Alright, Jack

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Here's our famous footballer with his own TV show, demonstrating his skills in response to this week's Class Challenge! 50 House Points for sending this in. Well done!

Class Challenge 6

As it has been so long since I have listened to you reading, and now we have some most excellent examples from our Week 5 Challenge, for the week of the 1st of June, I set this Jackanory challenge:

 

TASK: Record your voice reading a section of a book you have at home. If you like, you could turn it into a video just as we did with Stone Age Boy in Challenge 5! Why not film it in an unusual, but safe, place?

 

Send the finished recording back to me to post online! If you’d like to try a different book, take a look at the books on our Year 3 Reading page.

 

TOP TIPS:

  • Be sure to rehearse the reading a few times to practise any new words.
  • Try adding your own storytelling expression to your voice.

 

Please remember to include your grown-up's consent to share your work on our class homepage in your return email.

Jackanory with Dexter

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Listen and watch from Dexter's Den as he reads from a certain Dr Proctor book.

Jackanory with Lacey

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Listen and watch as Lacey reads from Jacqueline Wilson's Sleepovers.

Jackanory with Belle

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Watch and enjoy this episode presented and read by our resident Vlogger in a beautiful setting too! 50 House Points to this young star!

Jackanory with Amelia

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What a great choice of book and such a great Book Corner! Thank you very much for sending this in to us. It's so good to hear you reading! 50 House Points for you!

Class Challenge 5

I set a challenge for the class the week of the 18th May because I hadn't heard any students reading to me in the longest time! 

 

TASK: I want to hear you reading out loud this week, so the challenge is to record your voice reading the "Stone Age Boy" story. Send the finished voice recording back to me to edit into your very own Book Reading or just to post online! Check out the examples HERE and HERE. Links to these examples are also on our Writing Page.

 

Have a look below at the awesome responses I received! I am super-proud of my boys and girls! Thank you for accepting the challenges and doing so well!

 

Have you completed this week's challenge yet?

How's it done?

I use editing software to split the audio so that I can match it to the video.  Afterwards, I combine the two tracks into the digital video which you see below.

 

Smooth-talking Storyteller

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Thanks to Dexter for this reading of Stone Age Boy. You've gone and earned yourself another 50 House Points!

Classy Read

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And here is the first entry reading Stone Age Boy by Satoshi Kitamura. Such varied expression and great use of pauses to add effect! This awesome job wins Belle 50 House Points!

Class Challenge 4

 

As last week's challenge was really tough, the week beginning 11th May, I set one that was a lot more achievable and fun that grown-ups could get involved with too!

 

Most of you have some toys at home, so some of you built a set and used them to make their very own movie!

 

TASK: Create a Stop Motion Animation story using toys and objects from around your home. Check out a video HERE!

Prison Break

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Here's the latest action movie to come from Dexter Studios starring the all-new anti-hero, "Johnny B. Bad"! Don't forget your popcorn and soda! 50 House Points for this awesome contribution!

On the Buses

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Will Harry find a way to get to school on time? Watch this special episode to find out! Thanks to Belle for sending this in and there's 50 House Points for you!

Scary Movie

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This is a nail-biter of a movie from another 3JF Home Studio! Fortunately, it comes with a PG rating - just so your grown-ups can watch too! Don't worry, you won't need to hide behind the sofa! 50 House Points to young Director Ethan!

BAFTA Nomination

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This World Premiere from Clark could be up for an Oscar next year! Watch this awesome feature coming to screens near you! All from our very own, very clever class animator and Director! 50 House Points to this young man!

What Goes Up...

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No Superhero ever started big and it's a long climb to the top! This movie puts it into perspecive for us all! Thanks for the first submission in this week's Class Challenge. 50 House Points to Amelia!

Class Challenge 3

 

The week of 4th May is quite a special week, with Victory for Europe celebrations taking place across the nation on Friday. So, this week's challenge had to be related to that!

 

The televised evening of remembrance begins at 8pm, and at 9pm, Dame Vera Lynn will be singing her famous song, "We'll Meet Again", live from her home in Sussex. Perhaps this song is just as poignant now as it was originally with so many of us separated from our loved ones.

 

TASK: With your family, learn and practise the song "We'll Meet Again" and either record your voices, or film you and your family singing it.

 

Let's find out how many talented families we have in our class. If yours is posted here, you automatically earn 50 House Points!

Download the Lyrics Here:

Class Challenge 2

 

The week of 27th April, I set 3JF the following challenge! I hope to find out how many aspiring magicians we have in our class. If yours is posted here, you automatically earn 50 House Points!

 

TASK: You'll need a grown up for this one! Teach yourself a magic trick and film it for your audience! Check out this video: HEREThere are quite a few others to choose from at Junk Drawer Magic, but I wonder if you can perfect this trick and share it on our website!

 

Let's see what the responses are like this time!

Number Crunching

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In this trick, our classmate really does do a number on her Dad! I wonder how she did it? Answers on a postcard please! Another 50 House Points for this super girl!

Ball Games Allowed

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Here's a clever street-magic trick from another one of our talented classmates that will keep you guessing! Please tell me how it's done! Thanks for sending this in, and don't forget your 50 House Points!

Money, Money, Money

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It's a rich man's world if you can perform this trick every day!

Q:Where's the answer?

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A: Not at the bottom of the bottle! This young lady's trick will have you guessing how it is done! Can you figure it out? 50 House Points for this marvellous magic!

Money For Nothin'...

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And your tricks for free! Here's another entry for this week's challenge. I really can't figure out how he's done it, but he definitely made his money work him! What can you do? Have you been practising your trick? Send it in for everyone to wonder at! That's 50 House Points straight away for this young magician!

Dexy’s Daytime Runner

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This magic star shows us his awesome trick. Can you spot how it was done? I certainly can't! Let's hope he gets back in time for tea! Don't forget your 50 House Points!

Later That Day...

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What a comeback! I thought it was curtains for that lad, but he's done it again! Thanks to his grown-ups for helping out and giving us all something awesome to wonder at. Another 50 House Points! What a wizard!

Class Challenge 1

 

The week beginning 20th April, I set a challenge:

 

TASK: Ask your grown-up to show you how to do something around the house or garden. It should be something that you haven't done before, or didn't understand how or why it is done eg the way the grass is cut; the way washing up is done in your house.

 

Below are some of the responses I had. They each received 50 House Points!

 

Have you completed this week's challenge yet?

Sew Skilled!

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This happy chappy has been hard at work watching his grown-up and learning fantastic new skills. I love how focussed he is. So proud of this young man!

Doing It Yourself

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This young lady helped out at home yesterday, learning about DIY skills. Are you handy with a hammer? Superb with a saw? This student earned herself 50 House Points! Didn't she DIY well?
Time for Tea?

Our classmate showed how we can all help our grown-ups take some time-out while you learners are staying at home!  Milk, no sugar please, and it's builder's tea for me! You've won yourself 50 House Points for getting published!

 

Now, how about some cake with that?

Taks a Tea bag Add in your sugar... And not too much milk! Don't forget to tidy up after yourself!

 

One Man Went To Mow...

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This chap hasn't passed his driving test yet, so is practising cutting the lawn with his Honda instead! Don't let go! It's so good to see so many of you learning new skills with your grown-ups. Thanks for this response, and you now have an extra 50 House Points! Well done young man!

Finger-pickin’ Good

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This thoughtful video was sent in response to this week's challenge. It definitely struck a chord with me. Fret not, this well-rehearsed and cleverly-shot short shares with us the new skills one of our amazing classmates has picked up. I am superimpressed! There's 50 House Points going straight to this chap!

Along Came A Spider!

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The latest response from this week's challenge is of a classmate working on building an insect! There's a whole bunch of learning going on here: Reading, Design & Technology and some Science too! Well done, and thanks for sending it in! Give yourself 50 House Points for getting your video published!

Tea's Made

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Our chap here has a very clever way of making a cuppa! I can see he's learning how to be patient as well as being able to make a brew for his grown-up! It's super-impressive how some of you are learning these wondrful life-skills! Keep it up everyone!

Some Like It Hot!

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So many things to worry about when you are making drinks like tea and coffee, but this student's grown-ups are standing by to help! I am so impressed that Year 3 are trying new things out. Don't forget, the more often we do something, the easier it becomes and the better at doing it we are!
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