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Welcome to Year 3/4

Our home work for the half term break is to create a short story using the words below:-

Year 3                                                                   Year 4

Treasure                                                               Tension

Measure                                                                Magician

Picture                                                                  Tongue

Nature                                                                   Rogue

Young                                                                   Antique

Touch                                                                   Unique

Double                                                                  Scene

Chef                                                                     Science

Machine

Eight

They

 

 

Our new topic is...                         TREMORS

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Discover the dangerous and ferocious world of natural disasters and glimpse their savage and deadly effects.  Visit the ancient city of historic Pompeii, frozen in time, then create your own blistering explosions from model volcanoes that fire foamy lava.  Finally discover the properties of rocks shaped by Earths breathtaking power.  

 

In English, we will be reading and studying a book by Dodie Smith:
101 Dalmatians.

  

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What do you think will happen in this story?

Who do you think the main characters are?

101 Dalmations by Dodie Smith - Immersive Classroom Display

 

Since the beginning of term we have been immersing ourselves in 101 Dalmations.

 

In each key stage 2 classroom there is an amazing inspirational display that has been taken from each of the texts.  See year 5/6 page for their scene.

 

                      

Food for Life Growing

E-SAFETY DAY 2017

 

Tuesday 7th February was E-safety day and the children were reminded about why it is important, and how to stay safe online and on mobile devices. Here is the PowerPoint the children were shown:

More information about how to keep your child safe online can be seen in this leaflet below.

 

Homework

Year 3/4 are expected to complete reading, spelling, English and Maths homework every week. Children who do not complete homework will catch up during a lunchtime detention.

 

Reading: 5 reads every week.

Children are expected to record five reads into their reading record with an adult signature next to every read. An example can be found below of the expectations for reading diaries.

READING DIARIES ARE DUE IN ON WEDNESDAYS.

 

 

Maths: Times-Tables and an ActiveLearn activity.

At the end of Year 4, children are expected to know all their multiplication facts, up to 12 x 12. Your child will be told which times table they are focusing on by their Maths teacher and which day they will be tested.

 

Every Wednesday, your child will be set an ActiveLearn activity to complete on the ActiveLearn website. Your child has been given their username, password and the school code on a bookmark to keep at home.

Log onto www.activelearnprimary.co.uk to view your weekly activity!

Active Learn  homework is set on Wednesdays.

 

 

Spellings: Learn your list of spellings every week.

Your child will be given a booklet listing all the spellings they will be tested on throughout the year. Each week, they will be focusing and tested on a certain page in their spelling booklet. 

SPELLING TESTS ARE ON FRIDAY

The National Curriculum spellings expected of Year 3/4 can be found in the document below.

 

 

English: Task to complete in their homework book.

Every week, in your child's homework book there will be a English based activity to complete.

HOMEWORK BOOKS ARE DUE IN WEDNESDAY.

National Curriculum - Spellings

Reading record example:

Reading record example: 1
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