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Year 3

Weekly Update of w/e 15th September 2017

The children have continued to settle in well at the junior school. This week they have enjoyed making their avatars ready to begin our Times Table Rock stars programme, which we will start next week. In English we have been looking at the story of The Tear Thief; the children created a wanted poster to describe her appearance and used similes to enhance descriptions. In maths we have completed some tricky place value investigations and looked at how numbers can be represented in different ways; pictorially, in words and using digits.

Next week…

English

We will continue to look at The Tear Thief; the children will be writing a recount of the story as well as looking at how to effectively edit and improve their writing.

Maths

In maths we will be continuing to develop our mental fluency by looking at how to add 10 and 100 to a given number, as well as looking at number magnitude.

Homework

For your English homework this week we would like you to complete Thinking Task T1 Where does the story take place (pg.66) You can record your answers on pg. 73.

Maths homework is a MyMaths activity on place value. The children have been shown how to log on and access this and have been provided with a log on and password. It is useful to record this somewhere at home, or alternatively on the inside cover of the English homework book.

Reminders

  • Please ensure your child reads at least three times per week at home.
  • Please also sign their reading record so they can move up our Reading Challenge Ladder each week.
  • Before 8:45 children should wait on the playground, which is supervised from 8:40. You are welcome to wait with your child, who will then be sent to their classroom door by the member of staff on duty at 8:45.

PE Slots: Monday afternoon (indoor) and Tuesday afternoon (outdoor)

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