Evaluation of the week beginning with 10th February

What a busy last week of term.  This week in topic, we have been learning about shadows and have carried out an investigation on light and shadows.

In English, we have been looking at simple, complex and compound sentences using interesting vocabulary to improve out writing.  As well as this, we innovated the story of Gelert, changing it to the Legend of Alltwen.

 

In Maths, we have been working on addition using the expanded column addition to add 3 digit numbers. This was challenging.

 

Year 3

Evaluation of the week beginning with 20th January

We have had a great week! This week, we have enjoyed going swimming.  In topic this week we have been doing missions and our major task was to solve words problems involving adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.

In English, we have been learning the story of Gelert and writing our story maps.

In Maths, we have begun to look at our times tables using arrays to help us multiply and divide.

Next week, we are looking forward to another week of swimming.

Year 3

Evaluation of the week beginning with 13th January 2020

Waw! What a busy week! This week in topic, we have started our mission work on the solar system. These included cracking codes, finding information about the planets, working out clues to order the planets and creating our own planets.

 

In English, we have begun to Pie Corbett the story of Gelert using actions.

In Maths, we have been ordering 3 digit numbers on a number line and using Freddie the frog to help us subtract by adding on.  Furthermore we have been using our knowledge of place value to round numbers to the nearest 100 and 10.

 

Next week, we are looking forward to our swimming lessons!

 

Year 3.

Evaluation of the week beginning with the 6th January

What a great start to 2020! This week in topic we have been looking at our new topic The Third Rock from the Sun. During our topic lessons we have been activating our prior knowledge and creating our EPIC questions of things we would like to find out this term.

 

In English, we have been learning about the story of Gelert which is a Welsh legend. In lessons we have been looking at features of a legend story and we have begun to pie corbett the story.

 

In Maths, we have been measuring length and capacity.  Did you know you measure length in mm, cm, m and km and capacity in ml and l?

 

We are looking forward to learning more about our topic next week!

Year 3

Evaluation of the week beginning with 25th November 2019

Another busy week.  This week we have been looking at facts about Henry VIII and we have used the facts to write a personal profile in Welsh.

 

In English, we worked on compound sentences and have innovated the story Nail Soup in preparation for writing our own stories.  Also, we have used the story mountain to plan our own stories and have begun to write the opening of our story.

 

In Maths this week, we have been learning about fractions like 1/2, 1/4, 1/3 and 1/6 and have been finding fractions of amounts.  This was challenging.  Also, we used our knowledge of fractions to solve a puzzle.

 

Year 3.

Evaluation of the week beginning with 11th November

Another jam packed week!  This week the Riverside teachers came to teach us in our Garden of Learning.  We played some fun games and made crafts out of wood. In Topic, we started our art work and have decided to make collages of Henry VIII.

In English, we have learnt about similes.  Similes contain the words as or like in them and they are used to describe something as something else.

In Maths, we have been using Freddie the Frog to help us subtracting by counting on.  We have also been working on positioning numbers on a number line.  This was quite hard.

Until next week…

Year 3.

Evaluation of the week beginning with 4th November

A busy first week back after half term.  This week, in topic we have solving Tudor Jewellery problems, working systematically to create patterns.

 

In English, we have been learning about story writing and have written our own stories.  As well as this, we have searched for features of a story and completed a reading task.

 

In Maths, we have used our knowledge of place value and partitioning to split numbers into their values and place 3 digit numbers on a number line.

 

In Forest schools, as part of Fireworks night, we learnt about guy Fawkes and made a model out of natural resources.

 

Year 3.

Weekly evaluation for the beginning with 14th October

Another very busy week in Year 3.  In Forest Schools this week, we used our imagination to create our own potions out of natural things.  In topic, we used a double bubble to compare Tudor and modern day clothes.

In English, we identified simple, compound and complex sentences and wrote our own to improve our writing.

In Maths, we have started our work on time.  This week, we have focused on analogue clocks and revisited o’clock, quarter past, half past and quarter to.

We have had a fantastic week!

Year 3.

Evaluation of the week beginning with 7th October 2019

Another busy week! In the Riverside this week, we played games to help us with our listening skills.  In topic, we learnt about Battle of Bosworth and how Henry Tudor became King.

In English, we practised our Pie Corbett assembly ‘Nail Soup’. The assembly went really well and everybody was proud.

In Maths, we have been learning to partition numbers, and doubled and halved two digit numbers.

Next week, I am looking forward to learning more about the Tudor Monarch.

 

Year 3.

Evaluation of the week beginning with 30th September 2019

Wow! Another busy week! On Tuesday, we started our Forest School sessions at the Riverside Educational Centre. We had a little nature hunt to find different woodland creatures. We saw pond skaters in the canal and heard lots of different species of birds.

In English, we have prepared for our Pie Corbett assembly.  Our story is ‘Nail Soup’.

In Maths, we have been looking at our 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10 times tables.

 

It has been an exciting week. We are looking forward to another session at the Riverside next Tuesday.

 

Year 3.