What We’ve Been Learning – Year 3 – Autumn Week 8

  • We have written a newspaper report about Blackbeard’s final fight and his demise.
  • We had a visit from the author Sophy Henn and listened to how she gets her ideas for her books.  She taught us how to draw her character Bad Nana.
  • We looked at the spelling of the sound ‘o’ in words when after w and qu
  • We have learnt how to use the compact column method in subtraction in order to solve number problems. E.g 254 – 122 =
  •                  254       
  •                  122
  •                  132    
  • We practised our TT Rockstars each day looking at the 2, 5 and 10 times table.
  • We have performed our harvest poem and a song in the harvest assembly.
  • We have completed our investigation on magnets by creating a magnetic game.
  • We practised the joins – ake, -all, -ale
  • We had a Spelling Quiz on the old spellings – knew, know, knee, knife, knock, gnaw, gnat, gnome
  • We looked at the new spellings – bicycle, consider, history, important, potatoes, thought

At home over the holidays:

Practise the new spellings.

Remember to try to read at least 4 times at home each week.

Keep playing on TT Rockstars.