Class 3R 2018 - 2019

Miss Raven

Year 3 Teacher

Welcome to 3R

3R is taught by Miss Raven and Mr Dodd our HLTA, takes the class on Tuesday mornings.

Please use our class page to find out about what we are learning and doing during the year.  More detailed information about the class theme can be found by opening the 'Curriculum Plan' which can be found in 'Files to download' lower down the class homepage.

Our theme for the Summer Term is 'The World Around Us'.

                                               

                                                                    

 

In Geography we will be developing our understanding of maps, learning about keys and how to create a map of the local area. In addition, we will be learning about physical and human features.  In Science this term we will be learning about plants and what each part of the plant does. We will also explore the requirements of plants for life and will be carrying out lots of experiments to prove this.

In Art we will be exploring the medium of collage and creating a collage of sunflowers in the style of Vincent Van Gogh. 

 

English

In English, we will be looking at non-fiction texts and how this genre differs to fiction. After exploring a range of non-fiction texts, we will be writing our own non-chronological reports based around the country we have chosen to base our Festival on the Field performance around- England.

 

The children will learn-

  • To identify and create headings and subheadings.
  • To research and find facts within a text.
  • To use a range of fronted adverbials to make their work more interesting.
  • To extend their sentences using subordinating clauses.
  • To use research to write a non-chronological report about a chosen topic.

   

                                                  

In year 3, we will have a strong focus on handwriting and spelling.  A list of year 3 words that the children need to learn to spell can be found at the bottom of the page in 'Files to download'.                     

                                                    

                                             

Mathematics

In maths the children will develop their ability and knowledge in the following concepts.  Through a mastery style of teaching the children will develop their fluency in these areas as well as an ability to reason and problem solve using this knowledge.

The children will learn:  

  • To learn how to measure in mm, cm and m.
  • To learn how to calculate the perimeter of a shape.
  • Tell the time to the nearest minute.
  • To read and record time using an analogue clock and in digital
  • To learn 24 hour clock times.
  • We will also be learning to tell the time with Roman Numerals.
  • The days of the week, months of the year and how many days in each month.
  • To compare periods of time.
  • To find the difference between two times of the day.

Gallery

Keep checking the class page to see if we have added any pictures of the children's recent learning.

Useful Websites

Times tables:

As children are required to know their multiplication tables up to 12x12 by the end of Year 4, a key area of focus is to develop our multiplication tables knowledge and become times table superstars! Strong multiplication table knowledge is crucial in many areas of maths and children should be able to recall these quickly and confidently. On top of your child's weekly mathematics homework, children should spend some time each week practising their times tables. Please enjoy exploring the times table activities below:

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Hit the Button - Quick fire maths practice for 5-11 year olds

www.topmarks.co.uk

About Hit the Button. Hit the Button is an interactive maths game with quick fire questions on number bonds, times tables, doubling and halving, multiples, division ...

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http://www.mad4maths.com/4_x_multiplication_table_math_game/

http://www.mad4maths.com/8_x_multiplication_table_math_game/

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/timestable/interactive.htm

http://www.maths-games.org/times-tables-games.html

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2numeracy-multiplication.html

Have you found some other fun times table activities? Come and let us know - 3Pwould love to hear about them.

Please click on the link below and spend some time exploring the range of fun and exciting spelling, punctuation and grammar activities available:

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar

Homework

Homework is set every Friday and is due in on a Tuesday.  Children will be tasked with an English and a Maths homework each week, as well as spellings. In addition to this, please ensure that your child reads at least four times a week and record this in their homework diary.  If you have any queries regarding homework, please do come and ask me, or write a note in your child's home school diary or homework book. The school homework policy is available for download from the main school homepage. Thank you for supporting your child with their homework.

Lexia Link

https://www.lexiacore5.com/?SiteID=4505-7727-7307-6530

The Week at a Glance Y3

Monday

Change reading books

Tuesday

Maths and English homework to be handed in to class teacher

Outdoor PE - Children need to bring PE kit and jogging pants in cold weather.

Wednesday

Indoor PE

Thursday 

 

 

Friday

New reading books for the weekend

Maths and English homework is set.

Files to Download

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