Welcome to the Year 3 Oak webpage.
Class Teacher: Mrs Taylor
Support Staff: Mrs Mennell
Current Learning Journey: Iron Man Written by Ted Hughes.
PE Days: Monday and Wednesday.
Current Learning Champion and Jigsaw Genius
Learning Champion: Millie for having such a positive attitude towards all her learning and persevering when she finds something challenging.
Jigsaw Genius: Rayan for having a mature attitude during our jigsaw lessons and contributing to discussions.
This week was our class assembly and we revealed our Iron men!
This week in DT we have been busy building our own Iron men. The finished models will be revealed at our class assembly.
10.5.19 We have been looking at fractions on a number line today in different ways, we even made a human number line!
These children achieved full marks in the spelling test today, well done!
10.5.19 Can I practise my spellings?
9.5.19 Today we have been lucky enough to practise riding a bike at school. Here are some of us.
3.5.19 We have been practising our spellings and learning to use apostrophes to show possession.
3.5.19 In maths we have been learning our 8 times tables and found a pattern to help us!
Writing direct speech using balloons
Oak have begun the summer term with fantastic attitudes to learning across all subjects.
In maths we have been busy measuring objects and discussing how millimetres, centimetres and metres can be equivalent to each other similar to ones, tens and hundreds.
Our new English text, Iron Man will inspire the children to write a balanced argument for capturing the iron man or allowing him to roam free.
In computing children have been introduced to branching databases and have already been sorting data which they will input onto a branching data base next week.
26.4.19 Today we experimented printing using fruits and vegetables.
We have been practising using our new ACE structure to help us answer maths questions.
Summer 1 Curriculum information
This week has been assessment week for KS2 pupils across the school. Inbetween assessments Oak children have been very creative. They have used different fabrics to make animal inspired bookmarks and salt dough to make fish skeletons. It has been great to see the children be so creative with the resources and make wonderful items which they have taken home.
Animal inspired bookmarks
Salt dough fish skeletons
15.3.19 LQ: Can I explore which fractions are equivalent?
LQ: Can I give the correct amount of change?
Spring 2 - Week 1
We have had a great start to the second half of the spring term. The children have been working with money in maths; making amounts and finding totals using different coins and notes. In English we have started reading a new book, Jemmy Button written by Jennifer Unman and Valerio Vidali. We will complete our first piece of writing, a diary entry, pretending to be the main character of the book, Jemmy.
LQ: Can I explore a range of techniques using dough?
Spring 1 Curriculum Information
Spellings - We practised our spellings in class today to try and improve our spelling test marks.
Spring term Week 1
We have had a great week back to school.
The children have started reading our new class text The Twits written by Roald Dahl and enjoyed discovering about the main characters in the book.
In English we have been learning about fact files and the grammar features often found in them. We are using the text The Great Kapok Tree to learn about rain forests and the animals that live there. Next week each child will write their own fact file about the animals who call a rain forest their home.
In maths, we have continued practicing multiplication and division and applying our skills in different ways.
History week - Trains in Sheffield
The final week of the Autumn term has been spent learning about trains in Sheffield long ago. We discovered how trains have changed over time and why they were important in Sheffield. In groups children created their own steam train adventures and advertised them through a radio advert.
Year 3 Oak would like to say thank you to everyone that came to see our Christmas performance. We enjoyed learning the songs and loved you all coming along to see us.
Mrs Taylor and Mrs Mennell would like to say a huge well done to all the year 3 children for learning and performing our songs so enthusiastically. We are very proud of you all!
Multiplying and dividing by 3!
Year 3 Oak have had a great start to Autumn 2.
In maths we have been practising using column addition when regrouping the tens. During arithmetic Friday we worked in groups to solve 2 step word problems. This was tricky but we all worked hard to solve as many as we could.
We have been learning about newspaper articles in English and the features they often have. Next week we will be writing our own newspaper articles about a volcano erupting.
Autumn 2 Curriculum overview
Year 3 have had a fantastic start to the new school year. All the children have been working very hard and have enjoyed the learning we have completed so far.
In maths we have covered place value up to 1000 and the children have been encouraged to prove how they know answers to questions. We will be progressing onto addition and subtraction over the next few weeks.
Using our class text 'Who let the Gods out?' we have wrote a setting description to describe a rock where the main characters were trapped. We used effective adjectives and prepositional phrases such as, behind the scared children, to make our descriptions exciting to read.
The class reading text is 'The boy in the dress' written by David Walliams. The children are finding this book engaging and funny so far.
TT Rock Stars
Each child has brought home a log in for the Times Tables Rockstars website/app. They can practise times tables in a fun but competitive way. If your child can not find their log in details ask me for it again. I will be awarding certificates to children who use this site the most.
We brought Ancient Greece alive during our history day.
Some of our maths learning