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Year 3: Elephant Class 2020-21

Class team 2020/21:

Natalie Graham - Teacher

Rebecca Brand - Teaching Assistant

Vien Nguyen - Teaching Assistant

Jessica Jones - Higher Level Teaching Assistant


 

Thursday 10th September 2020

Hello everyone, and welcome to our class web page!

Here is a copy of the Autumn Term class letter. Your child has taken a paper copy home with them today. 

We will be handing out homework on Monday. Please return it the following Monday.

Here is a copy of the spelling homework.

Here is a copy of the maths homework page 1 and page 2.

Have a good weekend,

From the Year 3 team

 

Thursday 17th September 2020

Good afternoon everyone!

The children have settled into our new routines really well.

Please return your child's homework on Monday and we will send them home with their next homework. 

With regards to the spelling homework there are options A, B and C. Your child needs to learn the section that has been highlighted for them. For example, if B is highlighted then your child only needs to learn the spellings in B column. 

Here is a copy of the spelling homework page 1 and page 2.

Here is a copy of the maths homework page 1 and page 2.

Have a good weekend,

From the Year 3 team

 

Monday 21st September

This week's learning

This week we will be looking at the value of a number in maths (place value).

We have started to read a new book called, Here We Are by Oliver Jeffers. The children will be writing:

  • an acrostic poem about their favourite place
  • a letter to their special person
  • design a poster to help conserve our environment
  • song lyrics

We will also be going to Forest School on Tuesday morning and playing football on Wednesday afternoon. 

 

Thursday 24th September 2020

Here is the homework for next week. The children will receive a paper copy on Monday. 

Maths one and two.

Spellings one and two

Next week we will be continuing to look at the value of number in maths. We will be talking about hundreds, tens and ones. 

We will be learning about the Buddhist religion. 

We are continuing to look at the book, Here We Are. This week the children will be writing poems.

From the Year 3 team

 

National Poetry Day 2020

Elephant class have been learning to perform the poem Hands by Julia Donaldson. You can see their performance below. Aren't they great!

 

 

 Thursday 1st October 2020

I hope you enjoy watching the children perform their poem (see above)!

The children have been brilliant at remembering to come into school wearing their PE kits. 

They have also been really enjoying their forest school sessions. 

Here is the maths homework for next week. Sheet 1. Sheet 2.

Here is a fun way for your child to consolidate the 5 times tables

Here is the spelling homework for next week. Sheet 1. Sheet 2.

Next week's learning

Maths

We will be focusing on place value, number bonds to 10 and number bonds to 100. We will also be using the greater than and less than signs. 

English

We are continuing to focus on the book 'Here We Are' and writing poems.

From the Year 3 team

 

 Thursday 8th october 2020

Next week's learning

Maths

Next week we will be looking at multiplication and division facts for: 5 and 10 times tables, 2 and 4 times tables 3 times tables. We will also be halving and doubling even numbers up to 40 and odd numbers up to 20.

Writing

We will be starting work on a new book, Croc and Bird by Alexis Deacon.

The children will be:

  • looking at the illustrations and deciding what they would hear, see, think or feel if they were there
  • looking closely at the illustrations
  • finding out some information about crocodiles and birds
  • role-playing the characters from the book

 

Homework

Here is the spelling homework for next week

Sheet 1, sheet 2

Here is the maths homework for next week

Sheet 1, sheet 2

From the Year 3 team

 

Forest School

Here are some photos of our Forest School session. We played a game where each child had a turn at leading their blindfolded group. Then we made pieces of art using mud!

Thursday 15th October 2020

Next week's learning

Next week we will be focussing on time. We will be looking at telling the time to 5 minutes using digital and analogue clocks.

Writing

We are continuing to look at the book Croc and Bird. We will be planning and writing our own stories about two unlikely friends.

Homework

Here is the spelling homework, page one and page two.

Here is the maths homework, page one and page two.

From the Year 3 team

Thursday 22nd October 2020

 Dear Parents and Carers,

 

Next half term

  • We will no longer have Forest School on a Tuesday. Please send your child into school in their uniform.
  • We will continue to have Gymnastics on a Monday and we will have Cricket on a Wednesday. Please continue to send your child to school in their PE kit on these days.
  • We will be starting our new topic on Ancient Egypt. We will start the topic by looking at how the Pyramids were made. It would be great if your child could investigate this topic during half term.
  • In Maths we will be focussing on finding the nearest 10 and rounding numbers.

Homework

Here is the maths homework page 1 and page 2.

Here is the spelling homework page 1 and page 2.

 

Friday 6th November 2020 

 Dear Parents and Carers,

 

We have enjoyed our first week back after half term and the children have been learning about Ancient Egypt.

Next week we will be learning about Howard Carter, King Tutankhamun's tomb and Egyptian Mummies. In Maths we will be doubling and halving and looking at the fractions: 1/2, 1/3, 1/6 and 1/8.

 

Homework

Here is the maths page 1 and page 2.

Here are the spellings. Page 1.

 

 

Click on the picture to read Baring's version of Oi Frog! 

 

A little something for you! 

 

See blog for up to date news and photographs  

Downloads

 

 

Want to know more about the teaching of numeracy?

These videos are for parents to see some of the things that we do in class. You will need your child's log in details to view the videos. 

Here's a link to the Oxford Owl website, which is full of FREE e-books for you to read at home.

 

You'll need to enter our username and password, 
Username: baring3        Password: elephant

You can read the books with an orange 'e' on them

 

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