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Elm Wood Primary School

Welcome to Year 3 Class 8

Class Teacher: Mr Cairns

Teaching Assistants: Miss Pearson and Mrs Graham

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 Dark.

ICT - Keynote presentations on the Ancient Greek Gods.

PE - Swimming & Gymnastics. 

RE - Festivals.

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

We will also be be taking part in a Greek Food workshop!

EVERY THURSDAY MORNING, CLASS 8 WILL BE SWIMMING AT MIDDLETON ARENA. WE WILL LEAVE SCHOOL AT 10:00 AT RETURN FOR 12:00. ANY PARENTS WISHING TO WATCH THEIR CHILD MAY DO SO IN THE SPECTATING GALLERY. THE LESSONS THEMSELVES ARE FROM 10:30-11:30.

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

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