The teachers in Year 3 are:
Holly - Mrs Vigille Juniper - Miss Moore Larch - Mr Shelley
This term we are continuing our work with the Americas, but we are looking more at South America and concentrating on the carnival side.
Our core text will be a selection of information texts on volcanoes and earthquakes. We will gather information from these to write our own information text and recount. We will extend our knowledge of conjunctions and prefixes through our writing .
In Maths we are going to be securing our understanding of addition and subtraction. We will build on our understanding of adding a single digit to a 3 digit number. We will also develop our understanding of addition and subtraction up to the thousands. After that, we will look into our understanding of multiplication and division and develop some new strategies for calculating these problems.
In topic, we are continuing our work on the Americas. To begin with, we are going to be researching carnivals in the Americas. Then, we will design and make a float based on what we have researched. After that, we are going to create a dish that is suitable to be eaten while at a carnival.
This half term, our science focus is on rocks and will cover the different types of rock and how they are formed. We will also look at volcanoes and Earthquakes in this unit.