Hero of the week Class Vote.

Who would you like to be ‘Hero of the week’ and give your reasons.

The Tudors: links and activities

Teacher’s tip… open these activities in a new tab, so you can keep this page open and look at it when you need to during the lesson.

1. First try: Espresso / History 2 / Tudors.

You can explore the different videos and activities here. Why not try the ‘learning path’?

2. Now try a search in Espresso: Tudors.

What other news, videos or information can you find?

3. Next try: Purple Mash / Themes / History / Tudors.

Look at the writing projects and have a go. Remember to use the help videos if you need some tips.

 

 

Our discussion about belonging, in R.E.

Teeth and Healthy Eating

Our Science Topic next half term is ‘Teeth and Healthy Eating’.

Here are some websites that have information, activities and games.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/living_things/teeth_eating/read/1/

http://www.colgate.com/app/Kids-World/US/Games-And-Activities.cvsp

http://www.healthyteeth.org/index.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/living_things/

http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/teeth.htmlteeth

Extreme Weather!

What have you found out about extreme weather!

Curriculum for Spring 2014

Curriculum for the Spring Term 3S

Literacy

This Term we will be exploring   non-chronological reports and writing reports about extreme weather. We will   be looking at ‘Shape poems and Calligrams’; ‘Instructions’ and ‘Dialogue and   Plays’

There will be a focus throughout this   half term on handwriting and presentation.

We will also be looking at paragraphs   and connectives in our writing.

 

The children will have daily guided   reading sessions. There is the expectation in year 3 that all children read   for 10 minutes at home each day (sometimes independently but at least a   couple of times a week to an adult). Please sign your child’s reading journal   when you have heard them read.

Maths

Maths lessons will develop the   children’s counting, calculating and partitioning skills. Also we will be   learning about Directions and Solving problems involving shape. Improving   their mental maths skills and exploring different ways of handling,   interpreting and storing data. Children will be learning how to measure length   and perimeter .Read a 12 hr clock and read weighing scales.

Please encourage your children to   learn their times tables.

 

Science

Our Science Topics this term are   ‘Helping plants grow’ and ‘Teeth and Eating’.

I.C.T.

The topic this half term will be   Research and next half term Presenting Ideas.

P.E.

Year 3S will take part in a range of   indoor and outdoor sporting activities. We recommend that children bring   their sports kit into school on a Monday morning and take it home on a Friday   afternoon to avoid forgetting it.

Sports   – Wednesday and Thursday: Your   Child will need trainers, stretchy shorts, and a T-shirt. School kit is available to buy at the office.

 

Geography

Our Topic is ‘Weather and Climate’

History

This term we will be learning about   the’ Tudors’

Art/DT

In DT the children will be sewing and   in Art learning Drawing skills.

R.E.

Your children will be learning about Christianity.

PSHE

We will be looking at our personal   goals and how we can achieve them, ’Going for Goals’ and ‘Saying no to   bullying.

Spanish

Your child will be continuing to learn   Spanish once a week with Miss Peck.

 

Class Blog

A copy of this newsletter can also be found on our 3S Blog. Throughout this term your child will be working on our class blog and you will be able to view some of their work and leave your own comments. The blog website address for both classes is below.

http://3S.plymouthgrove.net/

 

If you have any questions or would like any further information, please feel free to come and see me before or after school or I can make an appointment for a different time.

Thank you Mrs Salvaterra

Homework Weather and Climate research.

Use this link to find out information about  Weather and Climate. What have you found out? Make a comment on the blog.

http://www.factmonster.com/world.html

You can collect pictures and facts. Remember dont just print out documents use the information to write about Weather and Climate.

You can stick your work in your non-fiction Weather and Climate book.

Thank you

Mrs Salvaterra

Homework and PE Reminder 3S

Reading : There is the expectation in Year 3 that all children will read for at least 10 minutes at home each day (sometimes independently but at least a couple of times a week to an adult). Please sign your child’s reading record when you have heard them read. The children also have a home school reading Journal that they can do.

Monday : Homework to be handed in.

Tuesday: Spellings will be given out and a new spelling test given.

A Maths test will be given out by Miss Cooper please remember to bring the test back on a Tuesday,

Wednesday: PE –Your Child will need trainers, stretchy shorts (red), and a white T-shirt. School kit is available to buy at the office.

Thursday: Homework given out.

PE –Your Child will need trainers, stretchy shorts (red), and a white  T-shirt. School kit is available to buy at the office.

Friday:

If you have any questions or would like any further information, please feel free to come and see me before or after school or I can make an appointment for a different time.

Thank you Mrs Salvaterra

Our new Topic next half term is Weather and Climate.

I hope you are all having a fantastic holiday I have found a great website for you to look at for next half term.

We will be studying weather and climate. See what information you can gather.

Look forward to seeing you all in the new year

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/education/kids

Accelerated Reader Winners.We are the champion readers!

Fantastic News I am delighted to say that 3S have won the Accelerated Reader quiz for the last two weeks in our weekly school assembly. We are working so hard on our reading and our reading Journals. Well done 3S I am really proud of you! Keep on reading :-) I think we are going to win every week!

Mrs Salvaterra