Welcome to Year 3

Class Teacher: Miss Kelsey

LSA: Miss Walton and Miss Sullivan 

Week beginning 17th September

Literacy

 This week we are going to be writing Earth poems. The children have been looking at strengthening their vocabulary and will be using the wow words they have learnt in their poems. We have also been looking at techniques like similes and alliteration which they will be using in their writing. 

 

Maths

 We are currently looking at number and place value. This week children will be comparing numbers and looking at the value of digits. 

 

Other

Science:  Rocks- This week the children will find out about the 3 different types of rocks and how they are made. 

Topic: History- The children will make a timeline of events in history also looking at the meaning of BC and AD. 

P.E.: Outdoor and Adventure and Hockey (Wednesday and Friday) 

Art: Year 3 are learning to blend colours. Later in the topic the children will be learning about cave paintings and creating their own. 

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

This half term we will be studying the Stone Age. We are going to be looking at the different periods of the Stone Age concentrating on how the humans would have survived. This includes looking at hunting, clothing, housing and cooking.

 

Our terms focus question as a school is "Does the Earth look after us or do we look after the Earth?

Food for thought:

recycling?

pollution?

extinction?

 

 

 

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. 

Preparation Homework

English - Fronted Adverbials 

Maths - Adding 3-digit numbers together

Here are some links to get you started:

English- https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zp937p3 

 

Maths- https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z3kmrwx

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