Week Beginning 03.05.21
Literacy: We will looking at non-fiction texts and learning to identify the features of a fact file before writing out own.
Numeracy: This week will focus on division and how we can use our times tables to work out corresponding division facts.
Science: We will be investigating shadows and creating some shadow art.
ICT: We will continue learning to touch type.
P.E: P.E will be on Monday and Friday.
Reading books: Books can be changed Monday - Thursday and children are asked to put their book and diary in the 'books to be changed' box first thing in the morning. New books are then issued and returned to them before home time.
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to speak to us at the end of the school day or you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Mrs Tamlin, Mrs Costar and Miss Evans
Reading at home
Children are expected to read to an adult at home for at least 10 minutes daily.
School Reading Books are due in on a Monday and will be handed out on a Wednesday. Children in Mulberry Class are expected to put their book and diary in the book change box on these days. Please indicate in the reading diary when you have read with your child.
Maths and English Homework are set on alternate weeks.
Homework is set on Monday and due in the following Monday.
Please see attached list of words below. These are the spellings that children are expected to learn to spell by the end of Year 3/4.
In Year 3 children are expected to know the following:
2, 3, 4, 5, 8 and 10 x tables.
Here are some suggested websites to help you practise:
This term our topic is 'Meet the Flinstones'.
Suggested websites if you would like to complete some additional research with your child:
Topics for the year
For your information, these are the topics that will be covered this year:
History and Geography
Autumn 1 (first two weeks): Journey through Europe
Autumn 1 and 2: Meet the Flinstones - children will learn about the Stone, Iron and Bronze Ages.
Spring 1 and 2: Extreme survival - children will learn how animals are adapted to different climates.
Summer 1 and 2: Tomb raiders - children will lean all about the Ancient Egyptians.
Autumn 1: Rocks and soils.
Autumn 2: Animals including humans.
Spring 1: Plants.
Spring 2: Light.
Summer 1 and 2: Forces and magnets.
Autumn 1: Coding
Autumn 2: Simulations
Spring 1: Typing: children will learn to touch type.
Spring 2: Email: children will learn to send, respond to and add attachments to emails.
Summer 1: Spreadsheets & Graphing: children will learn to present data in a spreadsheet and graphs.
Summer 2: Databases - children will create and use databases.
Children will learn about Christianity and Hinduism.
Monday and Tuesday - Mrs Tamlin (Monday mornings - Mrs Elliott)
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - Mrs Costar (Alternate Friday mornings - Mrs Elliott)
P.E. - Monday and Friday
Reading books changed - In to be changed on a Monday and handed out on a Wednesday
Times tables - 3, 4 and 8 x tables
Spelling and Handwriting information
Take a look at the following websites for recommended books for Year 3 children: