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Year 3 - Back to School!

 

Dear Y3 children,

 

I'm really looking forward to seeing you all for the last month of term! First up are Group 2, who will be in school on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th June. Then Group 1, who will be in on Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th June.

 

We are starting with a mini-topic about the New Forest, so anything you can find out about how the New Forest works, the stock, commoning, habitat and wildlife would be great. If you can, please bring in your own pens, pencils, erasers, etc. 

 

See you soon!

 

Mr Hill x

 

 

 

 

Y3 Learning Plan WB: Monday 22nd June 2020

Resources for WB: Monday 22nd June 2020

Y3 Learning Plan WB: Monday 15th June 2020

Resources for WB: Monday 15th June

Y3 Learning Plan WB: Monday 8th June 2020

Resources for WB: Monday 8th June 2020

Fractions Answers - Maths - No Problem!

Email me your work to go in the Rainforest Gallery

Y3 Learning Plan WB: Monday 1st June 2020

Resources for WB: Monday 1st June 2020

New Book Reading - The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo

The Butterfly Lion Chapter 1 out of 12

I've read the whole of the Butterfly Lion for you on YouTube. There are 12 chapters in all. Hope you enjoy it!

'A lyrical and moving tale of a young boy growing up in Africa, and his lifelong friendship with a white lion. Bertie rescues an orphaned lion cub from the African veld. They are inseparable until Bertie is sent to boarding school far away in England and the lion is sold to a circus. Bertie swears that one day they will see one another again, but it is the butterfly lion which ensures that their friendship will never be forgotten.'

Y3 Half Term Fun Activities

Resources

Y3 Learning Plan WB: Monday 18th May

Resources for WB: Monday 18th May

Y3 Learning Plan WB: Monday 11th May

Resources for WB: 11th May

Y3 Learning Plan WB: Monday 4th May

Resources for WB: Monday 4th May

Y3 Learning Plan WB: Monday 27th April

Congratulations Y3 - You've Answered 40,000 IXL Questions!

New Book - Bill's New Frock Chapter 1 'A really awful start'

A classic children’s story from one of our best-loved authors, former Children’s Laureate Anne Fine.

Bill Simpson wakes up to find he’s a girl, and worse, his mother makes him wear a frilly pink dress to school. How on earth is he going to survive a whole day like this? Everything just seems to be different for girls . . .

Anne Fine’s fun school stories have been delighting children for more than 20 years, winning her awards such as the Smarties Book Award and Carnegie Medal along the way.

Bill's New Frock Chapter 2 'The wumpy choo'

Bill gets confused about a '1p chew' and takes on a bet...

Bill's New Frock Chapter 3 'Pink, pink, nothing but pink'

All the paint in Bill's class has run out... except pink!

Bill's New Frock Chapter 4 'No pockets'

After being painted pink by the class, Bill thinks a trip to the office and the lavatory will be a relief...

Bill's New Frock Chapter 5 'The big fight'

Bill loses control and things get nasty over some old comics...

Bill's New Frock Chapter 6 'Letting Paul Win'

The girls have an idea to let Paul win his first race - but is Bill paying attention?

Bill's New Frock Chapter 7 'Happy Ending'

It's the end of a particularly difficult day for Bill...

Maths - No Problem! Answers for the Time Unit - Chapter 9

Y3 Spelling Booklet

Diary Writing Resources

Reading Comprehension Resources

Science - Plants 

A Small Way To Say 'Thank you!'

Previous Weekly Y3 Learning Plans

Story Time!

Stig of the Dump - Chapter 1 - 'The Ground Gives Way'

Stig of the Dump Chapter 2 'Digging with Stig'

Stig of the Dump Chapter 3 'It Warms You Twice'

Stig of the Dump - Chapter 4 - 'Gone A Hunting'

Stig of the Dump Chapter 5 'The Snargets'

Stig of the Dump Chapter 6 'Skinned & Buried'

Stig of the Dump Chapter 7 'Party Manners'

Stig of the Dump Chapter 8 'Midsummer Night'

Stig of the Dump Chapter 9 'The Standing Stones'

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Talk For Writing

As a Talk 4 Writing school, we place emphasis on children learning to orally retell different types of texts using story maps and actions. Throughout the year, children will learn approximately 9-12 model texts. We ask all parents to support children with learning these texts at home orally, so that children can use them to create their own versions.

 

The table below highlights the text types and texts that we are learning in Year 3. The table will be updated and added to throughout the year. Please download the texts and story maps and practise retelling them.  Aim to retell the texts with actions and expression!

 

Date Text Type Text Title
w.c. 9th September 2019 Defeating the Baddie Story Jack and the Beanstalk                            
w.c. 7th October 2019 Instructions How to mummify a pharaoh
w.c. 4th November  2019 A Warning Story The Canal
w.c. 25th November 2019 An Explanation Text How does a dishwasher work?
Spring Term One An Adventure Story Kassim and the Greedy Dragon
Spring Term One Non-chronological Report The Manchester Ridge-back
Spring Term Two A Journey Story The Magic Bed
Spring Term Two Poetry The Sound Collector
Summer Term One A Portal Story The Door
Summer Term One A Newspaper Recount Mystery Coin Found!
Summer Term Two A Dilemma Story The Great Kapok Tree

Our Class Country

We will be learning all about our class country- India. 

Maths No Problem

As a school, we place emphasis on teaching Maths using a Maths Mastery approach. We place emphasis on children learning to develop their fluency, reasoning and problem solving skills. We use Maths No Problem Maths Textbooks and Workbooks in school. To find out more, visit https://www.st-lukes.hants.sch.uk/click-here-for-parent-videos-for-singapore-maths/ to watch parent videos all about how we teach Maths at St Luke's.


The table below highlights the textbook and chapters that we are learning in Year 3. The table will be updated and added to throughout the year. If you wish to purchase a copy of the Maths No Problem Textbook A and B and Workbook A and B for your year group for use at home and also find out more about how Maths is taught in school, these are available to order at http://www.mathsnoproblem.co.uk/mathematics/primary-key-stage1-and-key-stage-2/maths-no-problem.html

 

We ask all parents to support children with learning their times tables at home; this is key to children being successful as Mathematicians. Please remember to make use of Times Table Rock Stars to support Maths at home.

 

Date Focus Textbook Chapter and Title
w.c. 2nd September 2019

Year 3 Textbook 3A - Chapter 1 - Numbers to 1000

w.c 16th September 2019 Year 3 Textbook 3A - Chapter 2 - Addition and Subtraction
Autumn Term 2

Year 3 Textbook 3A - Chapter 3 - Multiplication and Division

Autumn Term 2

Year 3 Textbook 3A - Chapter 4 - Further Multiplication and Division

Spring Term 1 Year 3 Textbook 3A - Chapter 5 - Length
Spring Term 1 Year 3 Textbook 3A - Chapter 6 - Mass
Spring Term 1 Year 3 Textbook 3A - Chapter 7 - Volume
Spring Term 2 Year 3 Textbook 3A - Chapter 7 - Volume & Chapter 8 - Money
Spring Term 2 Year 3 Textbook 3B - Chapter 8 Money
Summer Term 1 Year 3 Textbook 3B - Chapter 11 Fractions
Summer Term 1 Year 3 Textbook 3B - Chapter 9 Time
Summer Term 2 Year 3 Textbook 3B - Chapter 10 Picture Graphs ans Bar Graphs
Summer Term 2 Year 3 Textbook 3B - Chapter 12 Angles

Topic Learning Autumn Term One

 

In Autumn Term One, Year Three enjoyed learning about the Ancient Egyptians. The pictures below show us making Canopic Jars. We also had an Egyptian drama workshop as our Fantastic Finale. It was so exciting and we came to school dressed up!

Making Canopic Jars

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Topic Learning Autumn Term Two

 

This half term, our topic is Le MasterChef. We are looking forward to baking (and eating) our own French bread and thinking about healthy fillings as part of our D&T and Science learning. In Geography, we will be learning about Europe, with a particular focus on comparing an area in France with Hampshire. 

In Geography, we have been learning to use an Atlas to identify the countries and major capital cities in Europe.
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