YEAR THREE 2021-2022
Welcome to a new school year. Over the next two terms, the children's topic is titled, 'Stones and Sundials'. The children will be exploring Prehistoric Britain from the Stone Age through to the Iron Age.
Terms 5-6 How does our body work?
Over the next two terms, the children will be learning about how their bodies work. They will be learning; the names of the human body, the names of the muscles, what the function of the skeleton is, how the bones and muscles work together, what the names and functions of different teeth are, how our digestive system works and studying food chains.
Terms 3-4 How does our world rage?
World Book Day
For World Book Day the children had the opportunity to dress in their PJ's. They also brought in their favourite book. They created book reviews, favourite character descriptions and some even made models of their favourite characters.
The children have been studying how volcanos are formed and what happens during a volcanic eruption. In order to demonstrate their knowledge, the children built models out of modroc, painted them and then erupted them.
Home Learning - January 2021
All School Closure Home Learning will be posted on ClassDojo.
PE- Join in with Joe Wicks PE lesson for 30 minutes a day. Watch live at 9.00 or you can do it anytime throughout the day.
Art- Draw with Rob on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBpgrJijMpk_pyp9uTbxLdg
Be creative…build something out of Lego, help in the kitchen (baking, preparing snacks or meals), play in the garden or learn a new skill.
SCHOOL CLOSURE INFORMATION:
Weekly spellings. Spellings for the rest of this term are saved above. Encourage your child to practise them in different ways. E.g. write in sentences, create a word search, bubble writing.
Reading. Reading 5 times a week (please send an email to us on a Friday letting us know how many times you have read at home so that I can award house points). Please also continue with this terms reading challenge (Reading challenge>).
Timestables. Learning the 3, 4 and 8 times tables using the TT Rockstars website (see below for link) and arithmetic skills on the Numbots website.
Project Home Learning (Optional Homework Grid>)
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/ Use the code CVDTWINKLHELPS to access free resources
Please take care and stay safe
Reading in Year 3
In Year 3 reading is taught in many different ways: weekly guided reading (group discussions based around a text), shared reading (quality whole class texts) and reading across the curriculum. The focus across Key Stage 2 is on children's comprehension skills and how well they understand what they have read. You can support your child at home by hearing them read aloud at least 5 times a week (even if they are a fluent reader!) and asking them questions about what they have read.
Book-band books - children can independently change their reading books as appropriate. Please ensure you child reads a range of fiction, non-fiction and poetry.
Worlebury Reading Response Questions- You child will have brought home a bookmark with prompts to help you at home with questions and activities you can do with your child to extend their understanding of the text.
Library - the school library is available to children and as a class we will try to visit once a week. Children are allowed to take home a maximum of 2 books that can be anything of their choice.
Autumn Term Reading Challenge> Your child will have brought home a reading challenge booklet containing 10 different reading activities you can complete together.
Caught Reading Photo Challenge> Where is the coolest place you've read a book? We are looking for the best pictures of you reading in amazing spaces, adults included!
If you have any questions about your child's reading or how reading is taught at Worlebury St Paul's, please do not hesitate to come and see us.