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Week Beginning 7 March 2016

Monday 7 March – 3U Class Assembly 1.45pm

MESSAGES

  • Uniform:  Now that it is colder in the mornings please remember that children should not be wearing leggings, boots or hoodies.  They should be wearing school jumpers/cardigans/fleeces and NOT non-uniform versions.  Information is available on the Primary Parent Handbook on the website.

LITERACY

This week in Literacy we are creating our own versions of the famous myth Theseus and the Minotaur. This will focus on the children applying skills they have been taught last week on connectives, adverbs, the past tense, and creating action and suspense through sounds and dialogue. We look forward to some imaginative and engaging pieces of writing!

MATHS

This week we will be covering fractions. This will start by recognizing, reading and writing simple fractions. They will then be ordering and comparing fractions, including non-unit fractions (5/5, 2/5, 4/5) and unit fractions (1/2, 1/4., 1/6 and 1/3). The children will also investigate equivalents 4/12 = 2/6 and fractions of quantities, i.e. ½ of 24 = 12 or 3/5 of 15 = 9

THEMED LEARNING

This week, the children will be continuing our science topic on rocks. This will cover making igneous rocks, discovering the rock cycle and finally concluding with a Kahoot quiz to see how their knowledge and understanding has developed over the course of this science focus.

PSHCE

In PHSCE this week the children will be looking at recognizing their worth as individuals, by identifying positive things about themselves and their achievements. We will be focusing on identifying the mistake we make, how they can be put right and set personal goals for the future.

VOCABULARY

Literacy – legend, myth, character, villain, hero, description, dialogue, speech marks, past tense, action, vocabulary, adjective, adverb, thesaurus

Maths– fraction, denominator, numerator, part, whole, equal, non-unit (3/6), unit fraction (1/3, 1/5), equivalent, compare, contrast

Themed Learning – rocks, geology, metamorphic, igneous, sedimentary, cycle, formation, fossils

DUTCH

Dit was het nieuws

Het nieuwe  thema heet: ‘Dit was het nieuws’ en gaat....inderdaad, over het nieuws. De kinderen verdiepen zich in de wondere wereld van de journalistiek waarbij nieuwsberichten, radioverslagen, onderzoek en kranten de revue passeren.

Grammatica en spelling

Naar aanleiding van de uitslag van de Cito-toetsen zal er in het programma meer ruimte ingebouwd worden voor spelling en grammatica. Ook zetten wij vroeger in op werken met het werkwoord en werkwoordsvervoeging.

Bi(e)bbezoek en Estafette

Denk aan het meenemen van de bi(e)bboeken op maandag (Year 3, 5 en 6) en dinsdag (Year 4). Estafette doen we op maandag (Year 3, 5 en 6) en donderdag (Year 4).

MANDARIN

Year3 Monkey

Topic: Lesson 6 Sickness-Text1

Students will be able to express some common symptoms of illness

Homework: Worksheets of Text 1

Year3 Panda

Topic: Lesson 9 Occupation

Students will be learning how to express what do they parents do by using the sentence structure they learn.

Homework: Students will be producing a poster of their parent’s jobs.

Year3 母语班

本周我们将结束《蜘蛛织网》并开始学习课文《蜗牛学艺》。学习本课的汉字和词语,积累《识字卡片》上的词语。理解课题中“学艺”的含义,知道蜗牛学艺的过程和故事的含义。

作业: 抄写生词

MFL

Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Caldwell

The children will continue to develop their knowledge of Spanish art and artists, consolidating the vocabulary learned so far and using it to form basic sentences.

This week’s homework will be to revise the vocabulary learned so far.

Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Sutton
Next week we will be starting our new topic based around Spanish food and snacks. Pupils will be looking at some typical Spanish food and learning the vocabulary for this.
Homework this week is to carry out some research on famous Spanish dishes.

Year 3 / 4 French – Mrs. Rae
Next week in French, we will be continuing our unit on food and snacks. We will also be learning numbers 20-40 and the months of the year in French.
Homework this week is to read the sentences in French and then draw the correct food item.