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Autumn 2018

This Autumn Children in Class 3 will be exploring the Earth and Beyond. Our Literacy topic is based on the film 'UP' where the children will be writing a range of genres using their knowledge of Writing, SPaG and the film's narrative. In Topic work, children will be learning about South America in Geography which is where part of the film is set. In Science, Class 3 pupils will be exploring Earth and Space; they will get a chance to dehydrate fruits and vegetables, turning it into real astronaut food! On the Science them - we will be linking Science with R.E and tackling the big question of ' How have Christian beliefs changed over time with the advance of modern sciences?' 

 

Class 3 will be teaming up with children from Class 2 to make their own harvest BLP project where one lucky group will have the chance to perform their project at St. Bart's Church for the Harvest Festival in October. 

Summer 2 MTP

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

 

During the final Half Term, Class 3's topic will be Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. During this topic, Class 3 will be writing a story based on this topic as well as many other genres of writing such as; persuasive letters, poetry and non-chronological reports. In Science, children will be learning about materials and states of matter; the information gathered will be used to create a chocolate volcano and packaging made from suitable materials for a chocolate product. In History, we will be learning about the Aztecs and making links to D.T by making a Mini-Museum of Aztec facts. We intend to learn about FairtTade products and how they impact on the lives' of others with a big focus on spirituality. 

 

 

Welcome to Class 3! This half term our topic is Madagascar.


This half term we will be immersing ourselves in the film Madagascar as chosen by the majority of Class 3. We will be using the Storytelling into Writing approach to learn the story before creating our own Stories. In Science we will be learning about  Life Processes, comparing mammals with other types of animals. Science Week is fast approaching, children in Class 3 will be using their knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths to take part is a series of investigations around this years topic (Into the Deep).  In topic we will be researching and learning all about Madagascar, as well as learning about sustainabilty of the environment and how this impacts the lives of animals. Later, we will be creating news reports based on the learning of sustainability. 

Check out the photos below which show lots of the fantastic things we have been doing in our learning!

 

At home - your challenge is to continue working towards your next Reading Karate Band. Make sure you are also using Maths Whizz and Times table Rockstars (TTR) Daily. Remember to prepare for your weekly spellings challenges!

MTP - Madagascar - Spring 2

Welcome to Class 3! This half term our topic is Cool Runnings.


This half term we will be immersing ourselves in the film Cool Runnings. We will be using the Storytelling into Writing approach to learn the story before creating a range of reports such as Newspaper reports; we will use Google Classroom to create an information page on Google Sites. In Science we will be learning about a variety of topics surrounding the Cool Runnings film such as Forces, Materials and many more. In topic we will be researching and learning all about the history of the Winter Olympics as well as creating a functioning Ski lift - linking it to a BLP project. We will be working close with the local Lostwithiel community to invent/ create ideas based around our big question, How can we improve our community?

Check out the photos below which show lots of the fantastic things we have been doing in our learning!

 

At home - your challenge is to continue working towards your next Reading Karate Band. Make sure you are also using Maths Whizz and Timetable Rockstars. Remember to prepare for your weekly spellings challenges!

Autumn 1 MTP African Adventure

This half term we will be immersing ourselves in the world of ‘Cornish pirates '! We will be immersing ourselves within extracts from the story ‘Pirates of the Caribbean'.

In Geography we will be learning all about the Caribbean and comparing this with Cornwall . In Computing we will be using Scratch in order to produce our own pirate based games and Lego animation in order to bring stories to life. In topic we will be learning all about Cornish pirates and smugglers. We will be visiting Jamaica Inn and use this trip as the basis for our topic work. In R.E we will also be designing and making our own prayer boxes which can then be used in Collective Worship.

 

 

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This half term we will be immersing ourselves within the historic world of Victorians! We will be using the Storytelling into Writing approach to learn and then create our own ballad poems as well as internalise the structure of a diary entry. In Science we will be learning all about Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution. In Computing we will be planning, filming and editing our own silent movies based around an important period of the Victorian era! In R.E we will be moving onto the theme of 'Salvation' as we prepare to consider the experience of lent and celebrate Easter.This half term we will be immersing ourselves within the historic world of Victorians! We will be using the Storytelling into Writing approach to learn and then create our own ballad poems as well as internalise the structure of a diary entry. In Science we will be learning all about Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution. In Computing we will be planning, filming and editing our own silent movies based around an important period of the Victorian era! In R.E we will be moving onto the theme of 'Salvation' as we prepare to consider the experience of lent and celebrate Easter.

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Welcome to Class 3!

 

We will be learning the sci-fi story ‘Star Wars: Return of the Jedi' in English and using the storytelling into writing approach to imitate, innovate and invent our own stories. In R.E we will be exploring 'salvation' and looking at leading our own projects as we explore the Bible. We will be selecting our own Bible Stories as the basis for our project work and also planning group-led assemblies linked to these. In Science we will be carrying out different exciting investigations linked to the space aspect of Star Wars and in Computing we will be completing a coding unit as well as hoping to create our own sci-fi based computer game using the app Gamepress. In Maths we will begin to solve problems based around time and explore how to use timetables. We will continue to look at adding and subtracting decimals whilst in year 6 we will be getting ourselves ready for SATs by learning test strategies.

 

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