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Welcome to Year 3 - Class 3M​

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Curriculum Overview

Open up the link below ​to see what we will be covering this term. ​​

For more details on what your child will be learning this year.  Look at the links below:

Year 3 Expectations Booklet

Year 3 Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar booklet 

 

Useful Information:

Monday - Singing and Homework handed in 

Wednesday - PE

Thursday - SEAL with Julia, PE (Multi Skills)

Friday - Homework set


       

Homework is given out every Friday and needs to be handed in each Monday


There will be daily​ SPAG and Multiplication activities in school.


Some photographs of our year so far...​​


We had a fantastic turn out for our Reasoning and Problem Solving afternoon on Thursday 12th October 2017. Lots of our parents came in to see what we are learning in Maths.

Here are some photographs:


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Autumn 2017 

our topic will be...


'​Stone Age to The ​​​Iron Age!'



We will be learning about what Prehistoric Britain was like.  

In English we will be reading many exciting books such as 

'Stone Age Boy', 'Mammoth Pie', 'How to Wash a Wooly Mammoth', 'Cave Baby' and 'UG - The Stone Age Boy Genius'. 




We will also be designing and making our very own model of a Stone Age House. In art we will be looking at 'Cave Paintings'. ​

 

Below are some links to help you find out more about our topic.

BBC How did Stone Age people live?

Who were the first farmers?​

Stonehenge Website​

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Maths to do at home this term:

Find 10 and 100 less and more than a given number

Count and order numbers to 1000

Count up and back in steps of 3, 4, 8, 50 and 100

Know by heart 3, 4, and 8 x table

Learn how to tell the time to the nearest five minutes

Know the months of the year and how many days each one have      
                       

Reading

Reading books need to come into school when your child has read their book and their reading​ record has been signed. 




In Year 3 we have a reading challenge aimed at promoting the children to read more. 

For every ten books your child reads they will receive a reward. Our aim is to try and nurture a love for reading and for your child to read as many books as possible.


Things you can do when reading at home

Read at home with your child regularly and ask them questions to check their understanding. 

Also, when reading ask your child for any words they do not understand. You can use a dictionary or thesaurus to help them and this will give them a greater depth of vocabulary.

Here are some sample questions you can ask your child:

 Describe …, e.g. the giant

 What do you think is happening here?

 What happened in the story?

 What might this mean? e.g. proudly

 Through whose eyes is the story told?

 Which part of the story best describes the setting?

 Which words/phrases tell you that … e.g. the setting  is  spooky?

 Which part tells you …, e.g. they were annoyed that  Goldilocks was in their house?

 Why do …? e.g. why do people need to look after  their  teeth? 

 Also don't forget to allow your child to read non-fiction books as well.

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