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Welcome toSt Oswald'sC of E AcademyChurch, School, Community

Year 3

Welcome to Year 3! 

Teacher: Mrs Furniss

Student Teacher: Mr Varley

TA(s): Mrs Archer and Mrs Eagle

Road Trip Usa 1.mp4

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WELCOME TO OUR ROAD TRIP USA

The USA is made up of 50 states, 49 of these are located on the mainland and one is located in the South Pacific Ocean.

 

Can you find and name all the US states on this downloadable map...https://online.seterra.com/pdf/us-states-map.pdf

Have you visited any of these states or which states would you like to visit?

 

The capital city of the USA is called Washington D.C. D.C. stands for District of Columbia. Washington D.C. has about 7.5 million inhabitants.

Can you find Washington D.C. on your map?

 

Th national flag  of the USA is known by many nicknames including OLD GLORYTHE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER  & THE STARS & STRIPES

It has 13 red & white stripes and 50 white stars on a blue background. 

The 13 stripes refer to the 13 British colonies that declared independence from the kingdom of Great Britain in 1776 and the 50 stars refer to the 50 U.S. states.

The motto of the USA is ‘In God We Trust’.

The national anthem of the USA is called 'STAR-SPANGLED BANNER' and the lyrics are based on a poem by Francis Scott Key in 1814. You can here the national anthem here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbXSZBnBOQ4, sung beautifully by Lady Gaga.

The USA is home to lots of delicious food and is famous for its recipes of Apple Pie, Hamburgers, Pumpkin Pie and Mac n Cheese.

 

Here are some traditional American recipes:-

https://www.delscookingtwist.com/american-apple-pie/

https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/all-american-hamburgers/

https://americanheritagecooking.com/2013/12/easy-foolproof-pumpkin-pie/

https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/24321/moms-favorite-baked-mac-and-cheese/

Can you have a go at any of these recipes or cook any other traditional American foods? Post your photo on Class Dojo!

 

Recommended Reading List LKS2

Helping your child at home:

Practice number bonds to ten and twenty with Daily Ten!

 

 

 

Learn to tell the time!

 

This game will give you lots of practice at telling the time so you become experts!

 

 

 

All Maths and English activities in this pack have been previously taught, these are consolidation activities to recap our previous learning. 

Useful apps and Websites

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