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Welcome to Year 3/4

Mrs Colclough,

Miss Hughes,

Mrs Pirie Mrs Nicholson Mrs Edwards

Our topic this term is

The Centenary of

World War1

 

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English

Daily Phonics / Spelling / Grammar sessions.

Comprehension skills sessions.

Our writing will be based around the book FArTHER by Graeme Baker Smith.

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We will write using noun phrases, word types and descriptive language to form our own recounts, postcards, letters, diary extracts and a sequel.

We will plan, write and edit our writing ready for our best book. 

Our author for the half term is; Roald Dahl. Our reading and comprehension skills will be based around the book;

George's Marvellous Medicine

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Click on the links for some english games and the Year 3/4 spelling list

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/interactive/literacy.html#7

http://ludgvan.cornwall.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/year-3-4-spellings.pdf

Maths

Daily maths lessons with focus on addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, problem solving and mental maths.

Math Symbols Algebra

 

Class/topic maths; Measure

Weekly times table games and activities

 

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Click on the link for some maths games

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/maths/index.html

History

A significant turning point in British History-World War 1

Study Britain in early 20th century and create a timeline of 1910's

Why did WW1 begin?

Army recruitment in 1914

The use of propaganda in WW1

Events leading up to the Christmas Truce of 1914

How were women involved in WW1?

What was family life like in 1910's?

Find out about the lives of children during WW1

Find out about the horror of the trenches in WW1

Find out about the Gallipoli campaign

Zeppelins, aeroplanes, ships and tanks in WW1

Armistice, treaties and peace

World War 1 Day

Visit to Hooton Park

'Victory Garden' Tea!

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Geography

Locate the countries involved in alliances before WW1

Locate the countries and cities involved in the outbreak of war

Study maps of Gallipoli

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Science

We will identify how sounds are made, associating some of them with something vibrating.

Recognise that vibrations from sounds travel through a medium to the ear.

Find patterns between the pitch of a sound and features of the object that produced it.

Find patterns between the volume of a sound and the strength of the vibrations that produced it.

Recognise that sounds get fainter as the distance from the sound source increases.

 

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Art/DT

Make a trench in a shoe box [working with Year 6]

Design - use research and design criteria to inform design

Evaluate - investigate available materials and evaluate ideas

Make - select tools, equipment, to make design

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RE

To learn about stories, traditions and teachings of Christianity

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PE

This half term years 3 and 4 will take part in weekly dance lessons on Thursdays

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Year 3 and 4 will take part in Netball (competitive team games) taught in separate year groups

 

French

Catherine Cheater scheme

We will begin to listen attentively to spoken language and show our understanding by joining in and responding. Simple conversational french. 

 

Music

Singing games with a specialist music teacher Miss Harper linked closely to the topic.

Choir

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Computing

We will select and use a variety of software.

In all curriculum areas when using the internet we will use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly.

 

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