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Week commencing 15th October 2018
Year 3 will be continuing to plan their adventure stories in RWI and beginning to write their stories. In Maths, Year 3 will be learning addition and how to use column method. In topic, Year 3 will be learning about mummification and a hopeless Embalmer. Year 3 will also be starting to paint their finished drawings in Art and continuing with P.E and Music lessons.
Week commencing 8th October 2018
In numeracy children moving on to adding and subtraction with no bridging.whilst in literacy they are beginning to create characters and descriptions for their adventure story.
Children will be learning about the Egyptian gods and goddesses this week as well as investigating the geographical features of the River Nile. In PSHE lessons, children will be learning about the rule of Law and in Art lessons, children will be making their very own Papyrus paper using brown paper. Children will also be continuing with their computing, music and P.E lessons.
Week commencing 1st October 2018
In Read Write Inc, children will be exploring the way that adventure stories are written following the reading of ‘Shrinking Violet’. They will also be starting their story plan. In year 3 Grammar sessions, children will be looking at tenses within their writing. In numeracy, Year 3 will be continuing their place value work with a particular focus on ordering numbers and counting in steps of 50.
Also this week the children will be continuing with their learning about Ancient Civilisations with a particular focus on comparing Egypt and the Indus Valley in geography. In history, we are going to explore the different regions of Egypt and learning about Pharaohs. Rugby and gymnastics will continue as well as computing and music lessons.
Week commencing 24th September 2018.
We will be continuing to learn about the Egyptians through, literacy, art, history and geography.
In numeracy the children will be learning place value and applying this to mastery questions. In literacy we are reading Shrinking Violet. The children will continue to read the story and answer questions, make predictions and use their knowledge of the story so far to role play scenes.
Year 3 will learn ocarinas in music whilst year 4 are working on their coding skills in computing. In addition to this, all children will be taking part in either gymnastics or rugby for PE.