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Elm Wood Primary School

Welcome to Year 3 Class 8

Class Teacher: Mr Cairns

Teaching Assistants: Miss Pearson & Mrs Gavin

 

Our Topic this half term is Gods and Mortals

 

During this half term we will be studying the following;

Maths: 2D & 3D shape. Lines & angles.  Measurement, time and money.

Literacy:  Texts - Greek Myths - Marcia Williams

                            Writing a Greek myth,  instructions to build a Trojan Horse, a Diary entry from Icarus. 

                            Write a letter to the King of Athens to say why they should/not be eaten by the Minotaur.

                            Handwriting - cursive script.

                            Grammar - punctuation and word types.

Topic - Gods & Mortals (Ancient Greeks).

Science - Light and Shadows.

ICT - PowerPoint presentations on the Ancient Greek Gods.

PE - Swimming & Netball. 

RE - Festivals.

We will be exploring Greek artefacts on loan from a local museum.

We will be taking part in a Greek Workshop led by a visitor to the school and participating in Olympic Games!

The children will be visiting Middleton arena most Thursdays during term time for half hour swimming sessions. Parents are more than welcome to watch from the viewing areas available at the arena. The sessions run from 10.30-11.00.

In addition to this, Class 8's P.E session in school will take place each Tuesday afternoon.

*PLEASE ENSURE YOUR CHILD BRINGS THE NECESSARY KIT INTO SCHOOL ON BOTH P.E DAYS- THANK YOU*