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Year 3

This Week's Learning

23/05/22

English

 We will start the week by editing our unaided writing about the Star in the Jar. Once this is completed we will begin our exciting new text, The Journal of Iliona.  We will be learning about the shape and structure of a diary and having an experience day to find out more about the gladiator arena. 

 

 Reading

 We have adapted our Love of Reading sessions to include more comprehension work where we will instruct children in the fine arts of reading comprehension. This week we are looking closely at the vocabulary used in texts and thinking why the author chose that word.  Remember to keep practising your reading on Reading Plus.

KS1 & 2 English Reading Resources - Cracking Comprehension  

 

Maths 

 

This week we will continue learning about Fractions.

We will be looking at finding fractions of numbers and finding equivalent fractions.  

 

R.E

For the next few weeks we will be learning about:


The Creation Stories. 

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Science

 This week we will be learning about light. We will explore how light travels from a light source and look at how the light from the sun is beneficial but can also be dangerous. 

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PE 

 Invasion games 

PE day will be Mondays. Children must ensure they attend school in their PE kits (plain white top, plain black shorts/joggers and trainers). Please note: studs will have to be removed prior to the PE lesson.

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Fact of the week:

 Over one million Earths could fit inside the Sun.

 

Word of the week:

Galaxy

definition: a system of millions or billions of stars, together with gas and dust, held together by gravitational attraction.  

Challenge - Use the word in your English writing correctly and you will be given extra similes :)

 

Topic:

 In Year 3 we cover a range of interesting and exciting topics including The Stone Age, The Romans, Volcanoes, All about Forces and Magnets, Light and Animals including Humans. We take great pride in making sure we make all our lessons fun and exciting for you. If you are lucky you may even get to make your own slime, volcanoes and Roman shields and jewelry.

 

 

We have now introduced a reading session called DEAR.

Drop Everything And Read.

 

This will happen once a week at an unknown time. Everybody in school, including teachers , will stop what they are doing and read. This is to help build up reading stamina and help all the children to focus.

 

Why don't you practice at home?  It will help to establish reading as an essential part of learning for life!

 

       

 

Weekly Spellings

 

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           Year 3 - meet the team! 

These are your teachers in Year 3 this year...

The three Year 3 teachers are Miss Patel, Mr Brown, Miss Addy and Mrs Walker and are supported by Miss Ismail, Mrs Cromack and Mrs Daji.

                         

 

To find out more about your teacher open the file.

 

Below are some useful websites to help with your core skills.