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Class Teacher: Mrs Natasha Warren

Higher Level Teaching Assistant: Mrs Carolyn Ireland

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our learning in this autumn half-term

English

We are reading Stone Age Boy by Satoshi Kitamura.  

We will be:

  • planning, drafting, editing and evaluating our own adventure stories
  • using powerful verbs, fronted adverbials and other language features taken from Stone Age Boy

 

Maths

Number Sense and Exploring Calculation Strategies

  • solve problems, including missing number problems, using number facts, place value, and more complex addition and subtraction
  • recognise the place value of each digit (tens, ones), compare and order numbers up to 100
  • find 10 more or less than a given number
  • read and write numbers up to 100 in numerals and in words
  • solve number problems and practical problems involving these ideas
  • identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations, including the number line
  • add and subtract amounts of money to give change, using both £ and p in practical contexts

Place Value

  • identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations
  • find 10 or 100 more or less than a given number
  • recognise the place value of each digit in a three-digit number (hundreds, tens, ones)
  • compare and order numbers up to 1000
  • read and write numbers up to 1000 in numerals and in words
  • solve number problems and practical problems involving these ideas
  • count from 0 in multiples of 50 and 100

 

Science

  • Working scientifically
  • Comparing and grouping different kinds of rocks
  • Describing how fossils are formed 
  • Recognising that soils are made from rocks and other organic matter

 

Topic - Hunter Gatherers 

We will be learning about the Stone Age and Iron Age (please see our long term plan for details of curriculum coverage)

See our Long Term Plans  for details of this year's coverage.

PE lessons will be on Wednesdays and Fridays - please ensure that you have your kit in school, and that it has your name on it. 

Kingfishers' Useful Links

 

NCETM - This will require you to sign up (which is free)

https://www.ncetm.org.uk/resources/41211 - Link to curriculum objectives which you can click on for example activities.

https://www.ncetm.org.uk/public/files/23305581/Mastery_Assessment_Y3_Low_Res.pdf - The Year 3 Mastery publication. We have used some of these in our maths lesson this year.

 

Nrich - This is a good website for problem solving activities. 

http://nrich.maths.org/content/id/9445/KS2CurriculumLinkedtoNRICHJuly16.pdf - This link takes you to a curriculum overview with links for different strands, sorted by year group.

 

'Mathematical challenges for more able pupils' - an old curriculum document but still great for maths games/ problem solving activities. 

http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110202173247/https://nationalstrategies.standards.dcsf.gov.uk/node/85260

 

Last update: 2017-10-01

If you would like to contact Mrs Warren, please message her on Class Dojo or email: natasha.warren@exning.suffolk.sch.uk

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