Year 3

Year 3

Class Information:

  • Reading records will be checked every Monday. Please ensure that your child has made at least three reading comments. These comments must be responsive, for example: your child’s thoughts on a character or event; specific word choices that your child thinks are good or could require improvement; a new word and its definition; how your child is feeling while reading this book and why or a prediction.
  • Home learning will be sent home the first Friday of each term and will include spellings and a maths champion target. Children will be tested on these the last week of each half term.
  • The children will be doing PE on Monday and Wednesdays.

Please ensure all belongings are clearly labelled.

This half term in years 3 and 4 we will be investigating early man throughout the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age.
During this topic we will answer the following questions…
Why were these time periods given these names?
What happened in the Stone Age?
How do we know about this time?
What artefacts have been found and where?
How did prehistoric humans survive and live?
How was their lifestyle different to ours?
We will be reading Ugg, Stone Age Boy and Stig of the Dump to inspire a variety of writing such as, description, diary entries.

Class Information:

  • As part of their home learning, children are required to read at least 3 times a week. Children are to record when they read in their green reading records. These reading records will be checked by the teacher every Wednesday. Children that have not read 3 times will read for 10 minutes during golden time. Reading is essential to progress so please try and hear your child read as often as possible.
  • Home learning will be sent home the first week of each half term and will include spellings and a mental maths challenge.
  • P.E. The children will be doing PE on Mondays and Fridays.

Please ensure water bottles and belongings are clearly labelled.