Welcome to Year Three
Our theme for this half term is London!
In Literacy, we will be creating our own London landmark stories and writing letters to the Queen.
How can you help your child? Encourage your child to read their reading book and ask them questions about the text which they are reading.
- What happened in the story?
- Where did the story take place?
- Who is telling the story?
- Can you find words or phrases which tell you about the character?
- Why is the text arranged in this way?
How you can help your child at home-
It is important to read a variety of texts with your child; this can be anything from their school reading books and newspapers, to advertising leaflets. This will help your child to extend their vocabulary and their understanding of different text types, which will in turn help to improve their writing. It is expected that your child regularly practises how to confidently read, spell and form sentences with the following common exception words. Your child will be tested on these words throughout the half term and their progress will be recorded in their reading diaries.
In Numeracy we will be exploring fractions. We will be focusing on shape, space and measures:
It is also really important that your child regularly practises their times tables. I am looking forward to seeing who can get their Times Tables Champion badge this term.
Please ensure that you regularly practice and test your child with their times tables so that they can earn their math badges. Don’t forget to get your children to log into Sum Dog and complete the various challenges.
Learning Logs are due in on the first day of each new term
Monday - Spellings (to be tested on Friday).
Wednesday – Numeracy (to be submitted by Friday).
Friday – Comprehension (to be submitted by Monday).
In Theme, we will be learning about London and its location, the London Underground, Queen Elizabeth II and we will create our own Nottinghill carnival. We will also design and make our own London buses.
In Science, we will be exploring a range of different investigations and developing our skills in planning, predicting and recording our findings.