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Year 3

Week 7- 15th October 

 

English This week, we will write our instructions for playtime games on the computer and edit and check them. We will also finish reading and following a set of instructions to make our fossil of a natural object. 
Maths Throughout the week, we will learn about adding and subtracting mentally, suing the whole-part model.  More information about this is provided below. 
Art  We will use metallic paints to complete our Egyptian artefacts to go on display.  Furthermore, we will complete our Egyptian headdress with our own faces on! Miss Winwood will take pictures of our art work on our blog! 
Science Our focus will be to recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter. 
Computing When coding, we will be learning to introduce if statements. 
PSHCE  We will continue to learn about how it feels to be happy, sad, scared or excited.  
History  This week, we will use a timeline to locate the Egyptian civilisation. 
Spellings  Please find our spellings for this week below. 

 

Spellings for Thursday 18th October 

Mild

arrive

fruit

often

group

build

Medium

breath

breathe

circle

guard

popular

Hot 

height 

bicycle

believe

through

opposite

 

Whole part model for regrouping when adding and subtracting

Week 6- 08th October 2018

English We are carrying on learning about instructions.
Maths During our lessons we will focus on learning about mental addition.
Science We will be going on a Geologist Rock Hunt to find rocks around our school environment.
Humanities In History, we will create a timeline about the Ancient Egyptians.
PSHCE We are learning about how it feels to be happy, scared, sad or excited, and can usually tell if other people are feeling these emotions.  
Guided Reading This week, we are focusing on our guided reading routine, which includes a  pre-reading task and a follow up activity, once we have read with Miss Winwood.
Computing We will learn to use repetition of demands, when coding.
Art We will use our new Art supplies (including metallic paint) to create an Egyptian Headdress.

 

Creating our own Fossil!

This week, we would love to create our own moulded fossil out of Plaster of Paris.  Therefore, the children will need to please bring in a natural object (feather, bone, twigs, stones, etc.) to turn into a fossil! Please could they bring in their natural object for Thursday 11th October. 

Our Rock Hunt around school

 

This week in Science, Year 3 have been Geologists as we went on a Rock Hunt to find different rocks around our school environment. We certainly found lots of fascinating rocks and recorded sketches and the location of where we found the rock. During our Rock Hunt, we used magnifying glasses and containers to keep our findings. 

Rock Hunt!

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Week Five - week beginning 1st October

English During our lessons, we will be starting our new unit on instructions.  We will aim to make instructions for games we can play during wet play times. 
Maths  We will learn about mental fluency- addition, subtraction, inverse and fact families. 
Science  This week, we be investigate and make observational sketches of rocks found around our school. 
Computing  During computing this week, we will design and write a program that simulates a physical system. 
History  We will focus on identifying reasons for the success of  Ancient Egypt. 
PSHCE  This week, we will learn about understanding how to make someone feel welcome and valued at school.

Spellings for Thursday 11th October 2018

 

We have changed our timetable in Year 3, so that we can glue our spellings into our Homework Book to learn at home each week.  Therefore, we will take our spellings home each Friday for the test on the following Thursday. They will also be available on the Blog weekly. 

 

Mild

vein

they

obey

grey

prey 

 

Medium

eight

weigh

neigh

eighth 

veil

 

Hot

neighbour

beige

reign

sleigh

freight 

Week Four 

English During our lessons, we will link our History unit to create our own Ancient Egyptian diaries. 
Maths  We will learn about estimation, lines of magnitude, rounding and measures. 
Science  This week, we be learning to compare and group rocks by their physical properties. 
Computing  During computing this week, we will design and write a program that accomplished a specific goal. 
History  We will be developing our enquiry skills through investigating sources and generating our own questions about Ancient Egypt. 
PSHCE  This week, we will focus on explaining how to do or start something new. 

 

Maths

 

In Maths, we have been learning through a variety of methods.  One we particularly enjoy is to focus on using manipulatives to find an answer or to prove we have the right answer.

 

Here are some pictures of us, using our manipulatives. 

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Spellings for Friday 28th September

Mild Medium Hot

saw

sore

to

too

two

meet 

meat

bury 

berry

their

they're

piece

peace

brake

break

 

Week Three

 

English This week, we are finishing our Adventure Story unit and writing our own version of Flat Stanley! 
Maths  We are focusing on counting and place value. 
Science During our lesson, we will learn to compare and group rocks by appearance. 
Reading We will start our new information texts about Ancient Egypt. 
   

 

Homework

 

This week, our homework has been sent out with the children. This is due back every Wednesday. Homework books will be returned to the children on the Friday. 

 

Reading Records will also be collected on a Friday and returned to children that day.  Furthermore, should your child need to change their reading book, we will be changing these on a Friday morning. 

Homework grid for Autumn 1

Week 2

Week beginning: 10th September 2018

Subject  Learning
English  Our current English unit is 'Adventure Stories'.  We will be learning about using adjectives to describe ancient Egyptian objects and settings. 
Maths We will be focusing on place value.
History This week, we will be learning to develop inquiry skills by investigating sources, then generating our own questions we would like to find out. 
Science We will be starting our 'Rocks and  Soils' unit and learning to compare and group rocks by their appearance and physical properties.
Topic Ancient Egyptian Day on Thursday 13th September. At present, we require 2 additional adults for the morning and 2 additional adults for the afternoon. 

Ancient Egypt Day 

 

On Thursday 13th September, Year 3 started our new topic with a bang! We had a fabulous day, which included making canonic jars, mummified pegs, writing on tomb walls, making clay scarabs. Please look in our bags we took home at the wonderful objects we created.

 

Thank you to all of the parents and staff, who volunteered their valuable time to help us have an unforgettable, immersive ancient Egypt experience. 

 

Please see our pictures below from our day. 

Chesed - Our New School Rules

Chesed - Our New School Rules  1

Can you guess which school rule we are demonstrating in our acting?

Can you guess which school rule we are demonstrating in our acting?  1
Can you guess which school rule we are demonstrating in our acting?  2
Can you guess which school rule we are demonstrating in our acting?  3
Can you guess which school rule we are demonstrating in our acting?  4
Can you guess which school rule we are demonstrating in our acting?  5
Can you guess which school rule we are demonstrating in our acting?  6

Welcome to Year 3.

 

Year 3 have had a fantastic week settling into our new classroom.  We have started our new topic, Ancient Egyptians and we are enjoying our new book, Flat Stanley and the Great Egyptian Grave Robbery.  Next week, we are looking forward to our Ancient Egyptian Day on Thursday 13th September (we need adult helpers so please let Miss Winwood or the office know if you can help).  

 

 

 

 

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