Welcome to Year 3

Class Teacher: Miss Kelsey

LSA: Miss Walton and Miss Sullivan 

Week beginning 13th January

Literacy

 This week we will be studying a model text based on a picture book called "Tuesday" by David Wiesner. By the end of the half term, we will have written our own stories based on the picture book around the theme "What do we see when we stop and look?"

Maths

 This week we are learning how to do the formal method for multiplication calculations; this involves a two-digit number multiplied by a one-digit number.  

Other

Science:  Light and Shadow- We will be investigating and observing light sources. We will be learning about how light travels and seeing if light bends. The children will carry out an experiment with shadows. 

P.E.: Dance and Tag Rugby (Wednesday and Friday) 

Art: Drawing. In this unit of work the children will learn how to sketch in a variety of ways. They will be taught different techniques for shading and showing the light source. 

Knowledge Organiser

 

Knowledge organisers are the minimum knowledge each child should know by the end of a unit of work. They are a resource children have access to throughout lessons and are used to find out/ answer questions and build upon their current understanding of the topic. 

 

 

Have a look at what we will be do doing this term

This half term we will be studying Light and Shadow. We will be investigating light sources, how light travels and how we can change shadows. 

 

Our terms focus question as a school is, "What do you see when you stop and look?" 

Home Work 

One piece of Maths homework and one piece of English homework. Homework will be given via this page and should be completed in their purple homework books. 

Homework will be set on a Monday and due in for the lessons the following week. 

Every night 

  • 3 pages of reading per night- remember to do the quizzes on Accelerated reader. 
  • Some time on TimesTable Rockstars-Garage  
  • Practise your spellings. Alternate weeks:                                                                                                                            week 1) 4 personal spellings

                                                                          week 2) 8 class set spellings 

Preparation Homework 13-1-2020

 Maths: representing division:

 

Represent these questions. Remember division is sharing numbers.

e.g. 20÷5=   

I would draw 5 circles and share the 20 dots evenly between them. 

Or I could draw 5 people and share 20 items between them. 

 

40÷5=

 21÷3=

12÷4=

24÷4=

9÷3=

25÷5=

16÷4=

32÷4=

18÷3=

10÷5=

English: Using speech (continued) 

 

For your prep homework this week, I would like you to practise writing speech between characters. 

Examples:

Write a conversation between two of your favourite book characters about a topic of your choice

Write a conversation between some of your family members about a topic of your choice. 

Write a conversation between your favourite TV characters about a topic of your choice. 

 

Remember: Try and use different 'said' words. 

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