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Autumn Term

Week commencing 23.11.2020
 

We have lots of exciting activities for you this week and we are looking forward to another fantastic week in Year 3. As always, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact your child's teacher via email or speak to them at the beginning/end of the day.

 

 

If you are self-isolating, please look at the bottom of the page for some of the activities we will be doing in school. 

 

 

English

This week we are learning to plan and write an Ancient Egyptian story. The objectives we will be covering are:

 

  • To create a Topic themed word bank

  • To plan an Ancient Egyptian story

  • To write an engaging story

  • To use different types of conjunctions

  • To make inferences about a character’s feelings, thoughts and motives for their actions

Maths

Division - The Bus Stop Method

In this video, we're going to take a look at division with bigger numbers!

This week, we will learn how to use written methods for division. We will also be learning to solve problems using division. 

 

  • To use the written method for division

  • To explore what a remainder is

  • To find the remainder

  • To solve word problems involving division

  • To use the four operations to solve problems

 

 

 Keep using TTRS to try get your class into the top 100 classes! Keep a look out for any competitions!

Curriculum

History

To picture what life would be like for early settlers (settling around the Nile).

 

Science

To know how shadows are formed.

 

RE

Advent. To know how Christians celebrate advent.

 

PSHE

To know what to do if I witness bullying.

 

Art

To draw and recreate Ancient Egyptian designs. (Hieroglyphics – Ankh. To continue to improve mastery of art and design techniques including sculpture eg clay tablets).

 

ICT

To develop drafting and editing skills in Word (week 1 of project – presenting their work).

 

Games (Football)

To understand how to work as a team.

To practise marking one player.

To understand the role of a goal keeper.

 

PE (Gymnastics)

To create a sequence by using travelling and controlled balances.

 

French

To recap the colours in French.

Spellings

These are this weeks spellings, depending on which booklet you have been given by your teacher.

 

The prefix 'inter'

Plurals adding 'ing'

Interact

International

Interrelated

Interval

Interfere

Interview

Interesting

Experience

Ordinary

Special

Coped

Immortal

Sleeping

Shouting

Dreaming

Sailing

Jumping

Painting

Feeling

Walking

Another little reminder to please fill in your organiser each week so your teacher can check that you have been doing lots of reading at home. Make sure you ask your parents/carer to sign it too.

 

As always, please speak to your lovely teacher if there are any questions you have – we are here to help!

The Year 3 Team

Self-isolation work

Maths

Your child will know what colour work they usually do in the classroom but if you want to challenge yourselves then have a go at all of the questions and the dive deeper.

English

 

The Egyptian Pyramids - Funny Animated Short Film (Full HD)

Cairo, 1920, an archaeologist is about to discover the secret of the Egyptian Pyramids...

Watch this video before you complete the reading lesson on day 5!

Science

Light and Shadow

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