Year 3

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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