Welcome to Class Three!
This half term our topic is 'Incredible Heroes!' and we will be answering the question,
"What makes a real life hero?"
It is very exciting that we will be back in school from September to start a fabulous year in Class 3. Our topic for the first half term is 'Incredible Heroes' where we will be asking the question: What makes a real life hero? We will research about real life heroes who have helped people during the lockdown and look at how the NHS has supported and cared for people in these uncertain times. We will be basing some of our learning on the film and text for 'The Incredibles'. It is going to be an incredible topic!
In English, we will be learning 'The Incredibles' text with T4W strategies. We will develop our descriptive writing skills by describing characters and settings. We will be writing recounts, job advertisements, newspaper reports, autobiographies and comic strips. We will also be exploring the text 'The boy, the fox, the mole and the Horse' by Charlie Mackesy and the text 'Here We Are' by Oliver Jeffers. Both texts focus on personal qualities and wellbeing.
In R.E we will reflect on this half term's value of 'Friendship'. We will be asking and exploring these questions: Who are Hindus and how do they live? What do Hindus believe God is like?
In Maths, we will be working on units following the Power Maths programme. We will also practise and work on our times tables using Times Table Rockstars every day. Mrs Crocker will give out an award every Friday for the 'Times Table Superstar' of the week!
In Science, we will be learning about plants and how they grow. We will also be planting our own plants and carrying out a scientific investigation! We will then be exploring living things and their habitats.
In Geography, we will use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries. We will use a compass to build knowledge of the UK and wider world.
In History, we will be exploring real life heroes and how the courage and bravery they showed resulted in significant achievements. We will then look at real life superheroes who have helped and supported others through the Coronavirus pandemic.
In Art, we will be developing our painting skills using watercolours to create illustrations based on book 'The boy, the fox, the mole and the Horse' by Charlie Mackesy. We will create self-portraits in our sketch books.
Check out this page for photos below, showing all of the wonderful things we have been doing in our learning!
At home, you can access Sum Dog, Spelling Shed, SPAG.com and Times Table Rockstars using the logins that are on the children's reading records. Remember to practise your spellings that are sent home at the beginning of each term ready for a weekly spelling test