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Year 3 - Penguin class

Wednesday 7th November

 Our Ancient Greek Day has been brought forward one day to Wednesday 7th November. 

Welcome to Penguin Class

Welcome to Penguin Class 1 We are kind and caring.
Welcome to Penguin Class 2 We like to have fun when we are learning.
Welcome to Penguin Class 3 We like to read.

Welcome to Year 3 Penguin Class.

Our class teachers are: Mrs Boucher (on: Mondays and Tuesdays)

& Mrs Belcher (on: Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays).

 

PE days: 

Monday (indoor PE)

New day: Thursday (outdoor PE)

Please make sure you have your PE kit in school on Mondays and Thursdays. If you wear ear-rings please either take them out on these days or, bring some microporous tape into school to cover them over (if they are newly pierced and/or cannot be removed).

 

Please make sure you bring in the following each day:

A named water bottle with fresh water in it.

A healthy fruit/ vegetable snack to have at morning break if you wish to have something to eat in the morning (before lunchtime).

A coat/hat/pair of gloves/scarf if the weather is cold or if rain is forecast.

A bookbag/ school bag with your reading book and reading record in it (filled in with what you have been reading at home).

 

 

RWI Spellings to log and learn W/C 5/11/18.

Test will be on: Monday 12th November 2018.

1) school

2) chaos

3) ache

4) stomach

5) echo

 

Pupils who did have their pink spelling books in school today will also have a copy of these words recorded in their books. Please bring in the pink spelling books daily. Many thanks.

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During this topic we will be learning about Ancient Greece. We will learn about the different Greek gods and goddesses as well as reading different Greek myths. We will be tasting some Greek foods. In art we will explore Ancient Greek pottery designs and much, much more!

As part of our Scrumdiddlyumptious Topic we have been tasting, evaluating, designing and then making smoothies!

We have written some fantastic mouth-watering recipes for a variety of smoothies as well!

 

Our topic is:

Our topic is: 1

Blackberry Muffins

Blackberry Muffins 1
Blackberry Muffins 2

Banana Splits - the children then created their own improved recipes (with extra ingredients) in their English lesson.

Banana Splits - the children then created their own improved recipes (with extra ingredients) in their English lesson. 1 Key ingredients.
Banana Splits - the children then created their own improved recipes (with extra ingredients) in their English lesson. 2 Our first banana split.

Scrumdiddlyumptious Home Learning Activities.

Our classroom environment. This will keep changing because we will keep updating it when we can. Please keep visiting this gallery...

Our classroom environment. This will keep changing because we will keep updating it when we can. Please keep visiting this gallery... 1 Welcome to our class learning zone!
Our classroom environment. This will keep changing because we will keep updating it when we can. Please keep visiting this gallery... 2 Our 'Scrumdiddlyumptious' Sweet Shop.
Our classroom environment. This will keep changing because we will keep updating it when we can. Please keep visiting this gallery... 3 Writing: Look how how far we have come...
Our classroom environment. This will keep changing because we will keep updating it when we can. Please keep visiting this gallery... 4 Sweeties, sweeties, sweeties!
Our classroom environment. This will keep changing because we will keep updating it when we can. Please keep visiting this gallery... 5 Remembering to be positive!
Our classroom environment. This will keep changing because we will keep updating it when we can. Please keep visiting this gallery... 6 Trophies for different things, e.g. tidiest table!
Our classroom environment. This will keep changing because we will keep updating it when we can. Please keep visiting this gallery... 7 Our class fish and reflection area.
Our classroom environment. This will keep changing because we will keep updating it when we can. Please keep visiting this gallery... 8 Guppy would like a few more friends...
Our classroom environment. This will keep changing because we will keep updating it when we can. Please keep visiting this gallery... 9 Growth Mindset is so important to our learning.
Our classroom environment. This will keep changing because we will keep updating it when we can. Please keep visiting this gallery... 10 Scrumdiddlyumptious!
Our classroom environment. This will keep changing because we will keep updating it when we can. Please keep visiting this gallery... 11 This is where we will be working on our maths.

Science/Art: We created group collages looking at different food groups. (Week: 1)

Science/Art: We created group collages looking at different food groups. (Week: 1) 1

We have been sketching produce from the allotment and remembering to 'Draw what we see, not what we think!'

Items that we studied included: tomatoes, apples, courgettes, runner beans, and last but not least... an enormous marrow! (Week:1)

Today we made Mud Pies! (week:2)

During this week we will be making some Blackberry Muffins! (Planned for Week: 2)

Cursive Handwriting. We start each letter on the line.

National Expectations for Year 3 in English

Spelling:

The National Curriculum outlines the spelling rules that children will learn in Year 3 and Year 4:

  • Use further prefixes and suffixes and understand how to add them (such as dis– and –sure)
  • Spell further homophones (such as except/accept)
  • Spell words that are often misspelt
  • Use the possessive apostrophe accurately (plurals)
  • Use the first two or three letters of a word to check its spelling in a dictionary

See: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/at-school/subject-guides/spelling-at-primary-school/

 

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Reading: We encourage children to read a wide variety of fiction genres, as well as non-fiction. Your support at home can make a crucial difference to your child's reading progress, which in turn often has a significant effect on the quality of their writing. Encourage your child to answer questions about the text, try to predict what happens next, write a book review...

 

Time tables: The government expectation is that nearly all children will be fluent in all times tables up to 12 x 12 by the end of their next school year (Year 4). Regular class work on the 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10 and 11 times tables this year would ideally be supplemented by quizzing and activities at home. Links to some suggestions are below. Topmarks has links to a wide variety of computer-based education resources and games.

http://www.teachingtables.co.uk/

http://www.multiplication.com/

Topmarks

Mathletics

Purple Mash

 

 

Y3 maths revision document

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