Year 3

Hello Year 3,

We hope you had a brilliant summer and are as excited to return to school as we are! We look forward to welcoming you all into key stage two. It has been a little while since we have all been in school but don’t worry it won’t take long for you to settle back in.

We cannot wait to get to know you all and start learning lots of new, interesting things.

See you soon,

Miss Pruszewicz, Miss Farmery, Miss Carmichael


WHAT ARE WE DOING THIS WEEK? – Week Commencing 28th September

Maths:

 

This week we will be focusing on learning the 8 times tables. Your child may wish to use the websites below to support them in learning these:

Timestables.co.uk: https://www.timestables.co.uk/

Hit the button: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Addition and Subtraction

During maths this week we will be focusing on addition and subtraction. We will start by looking at adding and subtracting three-digit numbers and ones. We will then start to look at adding and subtracting three-digit numbers and tens.

Your child may wish to complete the questions below in their Maths Workout book:

-Question 1 on page 8

-Question 2 on page 9

-Question 1 on page 11

-Question 4a, b, d, e on page 11

 

English:

 

In English this week we will finish writing our class shared write.

The children will then plan and write their own narrative with a moral.

 

 

Spellings

 

Our spellings this week focus on words with the sound /ur/ spelt with ear:

Earth, early, learn, heard, earn, pearl, search, unearth, earl, rehearse

 


Week commencing 21/9/20

Maths:

This week we will be focusing on learning the 4 times tables. Your child may wish to use the websites below to support them in learning these:

Timestables.co.uk: https://www.timestables.co.uk/

Hit the button: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

Place Value

During maths this week we will be looking at ordering numbers to 1000, counting forwards and backwards in 50s and also representing numbers on a number line to 1000.

Your child may wish to complete page 2 and 5 in their Maths Workout book to support their learning.

 

English:

In English this week we will be continuing to look at narratives with a moral.

We will be starting to write our own narrative with a moral as a class focusing on specific features we have covered over the past two weeks including: expanded noun phrases, adverbs, conjunctions, preposition and inverted commas.

 

Spellings

Our spellings this week focus on words with the long vowel sound /a/ spelt with ai: straight, campaign, contain, brain, faint, waist, claim, praise, complaint, afraid


Week commencing 14/9/20

Maths:

This week we will be focusing on learning the 3 times tables. Your child may wish to use the websites below to support them in learning these:

Hit the button: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button Timestables.co.uk: https://www.timestables.co.uk/

Place Value

This week your child will be identifying 1, 10, 100 more or less than a given number.

They will also be focusing on comparing and ordering numbers up to 1,000.

English:

In English this week we will be continuing to look at narratives with a moral.

We will be looking at some of the specific features used in our class model text. This will include: inverted commas, conjunctions and preposition.

Spellings

Our spellings this week focus on words with the long vowel sound /a/ spelt with ey: hey they obey grey prey whey survey convey disobey purvey


Week commencing 7/9/20

Maths:

This week we will be recapping the 2, 5, 10 times tables which the children would have learned in Year 2.

Your child may wish to have a look on the websites below to support them in learning these:

Hit the button: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Timestables.co.uk: https://www.timestables.co.uk/

Place Value

We will be starting to look at the place value of each digit in a three-digit number using concrete resources.

The children will be encouraged to write numbers up to 1000 in both numerals and words. The children will also be focusing on counting in multiples of 100.

English

We will be focusing on narratives with morals (fables). We will create a text map for our model text ‘The Fox and the Raven’ to help us learn from the structure and features. We will be recapping expanded noun phrases and adverbs from Year 2.

Spellings

Our spellings this week focus on words with the long vowel sound /a/ spelt with ei: eight, eighth, eighty, weight, neighbour, vein, veil, beige, sleigh, freight