This week’s Learning at a glance

This week’s learning in Year 3 at a glance!

 

Year 3

Learning Link: Rock Around the Ages

As your children enter the Summer term, we step right back in time to the Stone Age.  In English, work will be centred around our text ‘Stone Age Boy’.  We will make links in computing, art and design to really bring this topic to life.  It will culminate in a celebration of our work.

Mrs Della Maestra – mrsdellamaestra@st-thomas.surrey.sch.uk

Mrs Stemp – mrsstemp@st-thomas.surrey.sch.uk

Latest Curriculum Information Booklet: Summer

Year Group reminders

HW Spelling books back in class every Monday.

Children come to school in PE kit on Monday and Wednesday this week.

Reading records/ homework diaries to be signed every week please.

STONE AGE S=P+A+C+E DAY

Thursday 20th May – Please come dressed as a Stone Age person!

RE

Topic: Choices

LC: To recognise that choices have consequences

English

LC: To understand how to create a character profile

LC: To use role-play to enhance characters

LC: To plan a creative story based on Stone Age Boy

LC: To write a creative story

SPAG

LC: To understand why we use contractions

Maths

This week the children will finish our topic of ‘fractions’ and have an opportunity to really think about what they have learnt about place value.

We will: Identify patterns in numbers; recognise the value of digits in 3 digit numbers and consolidate this knowledge by looking at problem solving and reasoning

Science

LC: To identify and understand functions of different roots

Art and DT

LC: To plan and design a Stone Age settlement

The children will think about what they have learnt about how people lived in the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic times and think about the correct use of materials to be successful in their project.

Computing

LC:  To represent scientific data in a bar chart.

French

Learning 5 new animals so that we can read and understand ‘Ours brun, ours brun, dis-moi ce que tu vois?’ (Brown bear, brown bear what do you see?)

Geography or History

LQ:  How did life change for the Bronze Age people?

Music

Sing hello at 3 different pitches

Play signals game. Revise Peter Taps. Learn new song Little Sally Water

PE

To use an athletic stance to move forwards and backwards

PSHE

Not applicable (Week B)

Homework

Grammar worksheet set Monday 10th May to be handed in Monday 17th May