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Year 3

 

Year 3 Staff

Mr Fulcher - Class Teacher

Mrs Medland - Teaching Assistant

  

Current topic (Autumn 1)

God's and Mortals

Let’s discover a fantastical world of mythical creatures and heroes! This half term, we’ll learn about Apollo and the other gods who reign from Mount Olympus and create a 3-D head of our favourite god or goddess. We’ll explore the land of Greece, where the sun scorches the wings of Icarus and Helen of Troy inspires the launch of a thousand ships. In PE, we’ll take part in athletics and practise synchronised battle movements just like the ancient Greeks. Using historical source materials, we’ll research daily life in ancient Greece. We’ll write diaries as Daedalus or Icarus and learn about epic battles. We’ll read Theseus and the Minotaur and create amazing labyrinths, using positional language to guide others around the maze. On maps of Greece, we’ll plot the journeys made by ancient Greek characters.

 


Class Meeting Resources

Below is the presentation given during the Class Meeting at the beginning of term. This contains important information relating to the year ahead.  Alternatively you can download it here


Home Learning

Download the Home Learning cover sheet by clicking the link below

20th September 2019


Maths

Topics covered this term: Place Value, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication and Division.

Click here for more information about Mathematics Mastery

 

Click these links to visit some websites we recommend for various Maths games and activities:

Maths Salamanders

NRICH

IXL Maths

 

Place Value

Year 3 are looking at place value in 3-digit numbers

Times Tables

As well as 2, 5 and 10, by the end of Year 3 children should be able to confidently recall facts for the 3, 4 and 8 times tables. 

Here's some useful tips for practising Times Tables with your children

 

 


English

Core text

 

Non-fiction books about the Ancient Greeks

Greek Myths Buy it here

Here are some tips to help your child progress in reading

 

Spelling

 

You can find this week's spellings on the Homework Cover Sheet

Please help your child practise the spellings each week, ready for the test on Friday morning.

 

SPaG 

Here are some helpful hints so you can support grammar learning at home

 


Phonics

Click here to go the Phonics page of the Learning Platform 

 


Wednesday Word

If you enjoy reading the Wednesday Word with your child, why not check out the Wednesday Word Kids' Area, where there are games and activities to support their scriptural education.

 


Click here to view the Servite Curriculum Map 2018/19

 

Check back here for more useful links and resources to support your child's learning.

If you have any suggestions for content, please speak to your child's class teacher.

 

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