Year 3

Week Commencing – 11th November

The Year 3 children have been learning about:-

  • Maths - We have been multiplying by 3, dividing by 3 and splitting numbers into equal groups.
  • English - We continued reading our book ‘Stig of the Dump’, we watched the next episode of ‘Stig of the Dump’, writing part of the story into a play script and acting it out in small groups.
  • In Topic we have been learning about the Bronze age and why people stopped using stone to make their tools and weapons.

To help your child at home;

Use books and the internet to find out more about the Bronze Age.

Week Commencing – 4th November

The Year 3 children have been learning about:-

  • Maths -We have been subtracting 3 digits from 3 digits, estimating and checking answers.
  • English - We continued reading our book ‘Stig of the Dump’, we finished character profiles on Stig, Barney and other main characters and wrote diary entries as if we were characters in the book.
  • RE- We discussed the importance of water and what it represents, the children chose their top five meanings of water and created some art work inspired by water.

To support your child with continuing their learning at home;

Find out some words about Christmas in French for our lesson next week.

Week Commencing – 21st October

The Year 3 children have been learning about:-

  • Maths - We have been continuing to work on adding and subtracting 2 and 3 digit numbers, starting to use standard written methods.
  • English - We continued our new book ‘Stig of the Dump’, finished writing hot seating questions to ask Stig and Barney and wrote profiles of the main characters.
  • Topic - We created posters to show information about the different stones that make up Stonehenge.

To support your child with continuing their learning at home;

Think about what water represents/ symbolises, for our RE lesson after half term.

In Science, after half-term, we will be learning about Rocks and Soils. After half term, please could you bring in a small rock and small bag of soil to school? Local rock/soil is fine, but if you are going on holiday, rocks and soil from other places would be even better. Thank you. Mrs. Parkinson

After half term we will be watching a DVD version of ‘Stig of the Dump’ (BBC 2002 with Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Emma Rydal, Robert Tannion, Geoffrey Palmer, Phyllida Law) It is rated a PG certificate. If you would NOT like your child to watch it please let me know by 24th October.

Week Commencing – 14th October 

The Year 3 children have been learning about:-

  • Maths - We have been working on adding and subtracting 2 and 3 digit numbers, starting to use standard written methods.
  • English - We continued our new book ‘Stig of the Dump’, finishing our descriptions of a cave and writing hot seating questions to ask Stig and Barney.
  • Art - We designed and made 3D models of Stone Age weapons, out of card and string.

To support your child with continuing their learning at home;

Practise the French greetings and ways of saying how you feel, we have learnt so far.

Bonjour

Madame/Monsieur

Au revoir

Ca va?

Ca va bien merci

Ca va mal

Comme si comme sa

Salut

After half term we will be watching a DVD version of ‘Stig of the Dump’ (BBC 2002 with Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Emma Rydal, Robert Tannion, Geoffrey Palmer, Phyllida Law) It is rated a PG certificate. If you would NOT like your child to watch it please let me know by 24th October.

Week Commencing – 7th October

The Year 3 children have been learning about:-

  • Maths - We have been working on subtracting 10s from 3 digits, adding and subtracting 100s and spotting patterns in addition and subtraction problems.
  • English - We started our new book ‘Stig of the Dump’. We discussed the front cover and setting of the book, read the first chapter and wrote descriptions of Stig’s cave.
  • RE - We looked at the question ‘Why did Abraham follow God’s commands?’ We read the story of Abraham and discussed why he followed God’s wishes and worked in groups to freeze frame important parts of the story.

To support your child with continuing their learning at home;

Find out about different designs of Stone Age tools and weapons for our Art lesson next week.

Please save any brown cardboard you may have from any packaging (Amazon packaging is good) for some Stone Age art we will be creating week beginning 14th October.

Week Commencing – 30th Sept

The Year 3 children have been learning about:-

  • Maths - We have been working on subtracting and adding 1 digit from/to 3 digits.
  • English - We have been continuing to write instructions based on the book ’How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth’, making sure we are using prepositions, imperative verbs and bullet points.
  • Art - We designed and made clay coil pots inspired by Stone Age designs.

To support your child with continuing their learning at home;

Find out any information about Stonehenge ahead of our trip next Thursday.

Please save any brown cardboard you may have from any packaging (Amazon packaging is good) for some Stone Age art we will be creating week beginning 14th October.

Week Commencing – 23rd Sept

The Year 3 children have been learning about:-

  • Maths - We have been adding and subtracting multiples of 100 and adding 3 digits and 1s.
  • English - We have been writing instructions based on the book ’How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth’, making sure we are using prepositions, imperative verbs and bullet points.
  • In History we have been learning about the Stone Age site of Skara Brae and researching answers to questions. We will be making information leaflets or posters about Skara Brae next week.

To support your child with continuing their learning at home;

Using books and the internet they could find extra information about Skara Brae to include in their leaflets/posters next week.

Week Commencing – 16th Sept

The Year 3 children have been learning about:-

  • Maths - We have been comparing and ordering objects and numbers using greater than and less than symbols, working out problems by comparing and ordering numbers.
  • English - We have been writing instructions based on the book ’How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth’, making sure we are using prepositions, imperative verbs and bullet points.
  • In Topic we have been learning about the major achievements of prehistoric humans (creating fire, making sharp tools, farming, trading with each other, inventing wheels etc.).

To help your child at home;

Use books or the internet to find out more information about the major achievements of prehistoric humans.

Week Commencing – 9th Sept

Year 3 children have been learning about:-

  • Maths - We have been continuing to look at place value, 1,10,100 more and less and comparing numbers using greater than and less than (< >).
  • English - We have been reading the book ‘How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth’, discussing the text (for example - the difficulties you might have when washing a mammoth), retrieving non-fiction information about mammoths and using prepositions to think about all the different products you might use on the mammoth and where.
  • Topic - We found out different facts about the Stone Age. We looked at different sources of information and matched pictures to descriptions of evidence found by archaeologists.

To help your child at home;

Use books or the internet to find out more information about the major achievements of prehistoric humans for our topic lesson next week,

Next week we will be making models of woolly mammoths using empty plastic milk bottles (4 pint sized with lids) If you have any spare please could the children bring them in for the week beginning 16th September.


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