welcome to class 3
Welcome to Class 3
During this half term we will be investigating where our food comes from and how the climate of different places affects the food that can be grown. We will also be discussing FairTrade and 'food miles'. We will be looking at cuisines from around the world and hopefully collecting information about your favourite foods and possibly even cooking some of them. This topic should promote a lot of conversation both in school and at home and we hope you can participate.
Our English will be taught through a range of texts, both whole texts and extracts, some of which will be related to our topic. We will start the term revising verbs and tenses and we will be learning about the present perfect tense. Following this, we will move on in the direction needed by the class.
In Mathematics we will be starting with multiplication and division and moving on to measures after that. We will make sure that we keep referring back to what we have done before. Children will be given opportunities to practice for fluency as well as being exposed to lots of problem solving challenges.
Spellings - I have sent home lists of all of the spellings that your child should already know (Year 1 and 2) as well as those they should know by the end of year 4 ( 3 /4 word list). Please support your child with these as much as you can. if you need another copy, please let me know.
Beat The Clock - We will continue with our times table challenges three times a week. Children will bring their sheets home once they have completed them and can then practice further at home. Knowing their tables is essential, so please encourage your child to recite them regularly.