Adventurers Class - Year 3
Welcome to Adventurers Class!
What human and physical features are in the South-West?
What are we learning about this term?
Maths: we will be learning about multiplication and division, length and perimeter and fractions this term.
Times Tables: we have a times table lesson most days. Each session includes learning a new multiplication fact, its related facts and carrying out a timed times table test. We will continue revisiting 10x, 5x and 2x this term to ensure that children are able to recall these rapidly before moving onto the year 3 times tables. It is important that children practise these at home regularly.
Writing: we will be exploring lots of different genres, starting with poetry in Term 3. A large focus of Year 3 is using a wider range of conjunctions accurately, selecting higher level vocabulary and developing their writing stamina. We also have weekly handwriting lessons.
Reading: we are currently reading Charlotte's Web in our reading lessons. We are exploring inferences and predictions this term, using evidence from the text.
Phonics/Spelling: we will continue consolidating the extended code from KS1. A continued focus in our phonics lessons is on polysyllabic words, exploring different Geography: Our topic for Terms 3 and 4 is What human and physical features are in the South-West? A knowledge organiser has been sent home for you to explore this topic further.
Art: We will be exploring the artist David Hockney this term.
PE: we will have two weekly lessons (Wednesday and Friday) where we will be doing gymnastics and dance this term.
Science: we will be learning about forces and magnets.
Music: we will be exploring Reggae music in Term 3.
Computing: we will be learning to code this term.
Religion and Worldviews: we will be finding out what symbols and stories help Jewish people remember their covenant with God.
PSHE: we will be learning about respecting differences and staying safe.
Children need their PE kits on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Homework books need to be in school by Thursday and will be returned to children to take home on Fridays.
Reading books and reading records should be in school everyday. Children may have their books changed on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Links that may prove useful for topping up learning at home.