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Summer 2 IPC PROJECT: Scavengers and Settlers

  • In History:

    We will know:

    • That our knowledge of the past comes from a range of sources
    • How fossils are formed

    We will be able to:

    • Compare life in the Stone Age, the Bronze Age and the Iron Age to life now
  • In Geography:

    We will be able to:

    • Identify the similarities and differences between life in Ethiopia and life in the UK
  • In Technology:

    We will be able to:

    • Use a range of materials and techniques to make a model village
  • In Art:

    We will be able to:

    • Develop drawing and painting techniques while creating pre-historic cave paintings
  • ENTRY AND EXIT POINTS

    Entry Point:

    We will be making our very own fossils! Please bring in your art shirt on Monday 4thJune, as it may get messy!

    Exit Point:

    Tuesday 10thJuly  we are going on a trip to the British Museum! Please let either Mrs Monson or Miss Coker know if you’d like to volunteer to come along!

  • In Maths and English:

    Maths

    • To know our 2, 3, 4, 5, 8 and 10 times tables
    • To be able to add, take-away, multiply and divide with fractions and compare them
    • To be able to answer vertical addition and subtraction calculations
    • To be able to find a fraction of a number and of a shape
    • To be able to add and subtract using money to create change
    • To be able to draw bar charts and tally charts to organise and compare information

    English

    Over the next six weeks, we will be continuing to improve our SPaG knowledge, skills and understanding, in particular: apostrophes of omission/contraction (e.g. 'do not' becomes 'don't'); apostrophes of possession for singular (Dave's bag) and plural (the cats’ toys); regular and irregular verbs in the past tense; using fronted adverbials (One day… All of a sudden… etc.) as well as practising our Year 3 spellings and common exception words.

  • important dates:
    • Monday 4th June - Entry Point
    • Friday 8th June- Whole school mufti day for the Summer and Eid Fair - Pay a pound or bring an unwanted gift, something you would wish to win yourself. Thank you! (Summer and Eid Fair is on 6th July.)
    • Tuesday 12thJune - Green Dragon Friends (PTA) will be meeting in the studio at 3.15pm on Tuesday 12th June to plan and prepare for the Summer and Eid Fair. Everyone is invited – even if you are not currently a member of the GDF. It’s a great way to meet other parents / carers. Children welcome too. Thank you!
    • Friday 15th June - Unicorn 1 Class Assembly - 9am Parents welcome
    • Thursday 5thJuly– Y3 Church visit (part of the RE Curriculum)
    • Friday 6th July - GDF Summer and Eid Fair
    •  Tuesday 10 thJuly  - Exit Point:  We are going on a trip to the British Museum! Please let either Mrs Monson or Miss Coker know if you’d like to volunteer to come along! 
    • Friday 13th July - Years 1-3 / Years 4-6 Sports’ Day
    • Monday 16th July - Parents’ evening 3:30 – 5:00
    • Tuesday 17th July - Meet the new teacher 3:30 – 5:00
    • Friday 20th July - Last day of term, break up 2:00 pm

Home Learning

Home learning tasks are set every week :

Task: Given out: Due Back:
Mathletics Thursday Tuesday
Spelling Book Thursday Tuesday
Reading Journal Friday Following Friday

Remember:

  • To read for at least a minimum of 10 minutes every day and record what you have read in your reading journal. 
  • Practice your times tables and spellings
  • Fill in your reading diaries and have a grown-up check and sign them.

Entry Point:

We will be creating fabulous works of art using only straws, paper and lots of paint!

Exit Point:

On Monday 21st May, we would like to invite you to join Year 3 for Family Art Afternoon! Bring your parents, brothers and sisters, aunties and uncles, even grandparents to come and create a beautiful piece of artwork in the sun together! **In case of rain, this will be held on Thursday 24th May.

Home Learning Tasks

Dates of Project Homelearning:

 1. Create a family tree. 

  • Given out Friday 25th May  
  • Friday Due 8th June

 2. Research the ancient peoples of either the Shang Dynasty (China), Mycenae (Greece)or Beaker people/Wessex culture (Britain).

  • Given out Monday 18thJune
  • Due in Monday 2ndJuly

 

P.E

P.E is on Tuesdays & Wednesdays

  • School PE uniform is black shorts (or tracksuit bottoms) with a white t-shirt and a change of shoes (either plimsols or black trainers).
  • Girls should bring socks to wear if they have worn tights with their regular uniform that day.
  • PE kits should be in school at all times, apart from at the half term when they will be sent home for a wash.
  • Make sure you have leggings or tracksuit bottoms as we will be outside for P.E unless it is raining

Messages from the Staff

Can You Help?

Do you have knowledge or resources about our project?

Could you give some time to come in to class to help with reading?

Remember to talk to your grown-ups about this weeks Big Writing Talk Homework.

If anyone would like to come into class for a regular session to hear children read, then please let one of us know.

If you your grown-up or parent would like to speak to any member of the Year 3 Team then they can make an appointment at the office before 8:45am or 3:15pm. 

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