## Thursday, 28 February 2013

### Gold book Children (28/2/13)

This weeks Year 3 Gold book children;

Eryk Frak

This week Eryk has produced a super piece of stencilled art work, he tried really hard, concentrated and the outcome was very pleasing, well done!

Marley

Marley always puts 100% into everything she does, she takes her time and wants to please, this results in super work, she should be very proud of herself, keep it up!

## Wednesday, 27 February 2013

### World Maths Day

Next Wednesday (6th March) is World Maths Day, today a letter went out regarding it and also each child was given their own personal log in details, they can practice from today but the main contest will take place next Wednesday, we will be taking part in school on this day but do please encourage your child to practice and take part at home if they can, it is super fun!!!!!

Have fun!

### Talk Homework (27/2/13)

Dear Parents,

This week your child’s Talk homework is to retell the class version of Jack and the Beanstalk (Jenny and the Beanstalk), please encourage your child to use varied sentence openers, different connectives to and, and try to include lots of description to engage the listener/reader.
Please chat to your child on this topic and others surrounding  it. This will help support their writing on Friday. If possible, could the T.V be turned off while the discussion is taking place!

### Learn By Heart (27/2/13)

Learn By Heart Year 3; Spring Term.

Issue date; Wednesday 27th February 2013

Practice test; Wednesday 7th March 2013

Actual test; Wednesday 14th March 2013

Target;

To recall, by heart, the 4 times table.

1x4=4                                                  6x4=24

2x4=8                                                  7x4=28

3x4=12                                                8x4=32

4x4=16                                                9x4=36

5x4=20                                                10x4=40

### Learning Log Target (27.2.13)

Learning Target

To tell us where you have been on holiday.

What could you do?
- Locate the country on a world map.
- What was the country like (hot etc)?
- What food did you eat there?
- What clothes did you take?
- Did it have any famous landmarks/places?
- How did you get there?

- What was the journey like?
- Find and draw the countries map.
- Find map of the country.
- Is it famous for anything?

- Do you have any photos?
- What was the weather like?
- Anything else you know about the country.

To be handed in by Wednesday 14th March

### SUMDOG

On Friday 1st March another SUMDOG contest starts, just like last time, you compete against others over a week and a leaderboard is generated. All you have to do is click on the link at the bottom right of this page, log in, click on contest and play.
Go on have a go, see what you can achieve on the leaderboard!

### Maths, shape sorting

We have been reviewing our learning of 3D shapes, we have described them by their properties, named them by touch and sorted them by their properties, here are some photos of year 3 sorting the 3D shapes;

Can you describe a 3D shape?

### P.E. Gymnastics

Last half term our year 3 P.E. topic was gymnastics, we learnt about balancing, travelling and sequencing these movements, year 3 thoroughly enjoyed this unit, here are year 3 in action;

What was your favourite balance or way of travelling?

### Learning Logs

The last set of learning log homework was a-mazing!!! I was so impressed by the quality and presentation, well done to all those pupils who completed it.
Here are some examples;

## Sunday, 10 February 2013

### Safer Internet Day/Week

This week, as a school, we spent time discussing and researching how to be safe on the internet and when using the computer, here are some useful links that you can use;

CBBC, Stay Safe.

AT&T, Safety Land.

KidSMART, Being Smart Rules.

ThinkUKnow, Think you know?

Here is Year 3 checking out some of these useful sites;

### Gold Book (7/2/13)

This weeks year 3 gold book children are
Kieran
Kieran is really trying hard to do the right thing all of the time, in lessons he is motivated and hard working and is a pleasure to have in class, keep it up!

Jonathan
Jonathan has had a fabulous week, he is working independently, producing some super maths and really trying his best, well done!

## Monday, 4 February 2013

### Talk Homework (8/2/13)

Dear Parents,

This week your child’s Talk homework is to retell the story of  Little Red Riding Hood,

Please chat to your child on this topic and others surrounding  it. This will help support their writing on Friday

If possible, could the T.V be turned off while the discussion is taking place!

## Sunday, 3 February 2013

### Learn By Heart

Learn By Heart Year 3; Spring Term.

Issue date; Wednesday 30th January 2013

Practice test; Wednesday 6th February 2013

Actual test; Wednesday 13th February 2013

Target;

To recall, by heart, the 2, 5 and 10 times table.

1x2=2  6x2=12            1x5=5     6x5=30         1x10=10   6x10=60

2x2=4  7x2=14            2x5=10   7x5=35         2x10=20   7x10=70

3x2=6  8x2=16            3x5=15   8x5=40          3x10=30   8x10=80

4x2=8  9x2=18            4x5=20   9x5=45          4x10=40   9x10=90

5x2=10 10x2=20         5x5=25   10x5=50        5x10=50   10x10=100

### Learning Log Target

Learning Target

To research your groups chosen country.

Lisa – China           Bart – France

Marge – USA         Maggie – Great Britain

Homer - Italy

What could you do?
- Locate the country on a world map.
- Research what the country is like (hot etc).
- Research what food originates from there.
- Research what popular meals are eaten there.
- Does it have any famous landmarks/places?
- Does it have any particular customs?
- Find and draw the countries map.
- Find map of the country.
- Is it famous for any particular types of clothing?
- Find some pictures of places in the country.
- Does it have any famous bank holidays/festivals?
- Anything else you know about the country.

To be handed in by Wednesday 13th February