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Elm Wood Primary School

Welcome to Year 3 Class 8

Class Teacher: Mr Cairns

Teaching Assistants: Miss Pearson, Miss Taylor and Miss Neilson

Tremors

 

During this half term we will be studying the following;

Tremors.

Overwhelming and mighty, Mother Nature’s awesome energies hiss and roar deep within the Earth. Plates collide, spewing lava. Rocks rain down and mud slides in torrents. Towns and cities vanish under ashen clouds.

Discover the dangerous and ferocious world of natural disasters and glimpse their savage and deadly effects!

 

Literacy: Texts Recounts of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius

Poetry on volcanoes

Historical narratives on the eruption of Mount Vesuvius

Newspaper reports on natural disasters

Narratives using personification

Handwriting - using cursive script.

Grammar – sentence types and punctuation.

 

Numeracy: Maths:

Place Value of numbers to 1000

Mental addition and subtraction.

Formal methods for addition and subtraction.

Multiplication and Division. (3 times tables)

 

Geography– we will be locating countries that have been hit by natural disasters, using an atlas. We will also look closely at the “Ring of Fire”.

 

Art and design : We will be focusing on an artist who specialises in natural disasters and using this as inspiration for our own piece.

 

P.E:

This term we will be recapping movement skills, throwing and catching.

 

*PLEASE ENSURE, IF YOUR CHILD IS BRINGING A P.E KIT INTO SCHOOL, IT SHOULD BE BROUGHT IN ON THE FIRST DAY OF EVERY HALF TERM AND TAKEN HOME AT THE END OF THE HALF TERM*

*SWIMMING LESSONS HAVE BEEN PROVISIONALLY SCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 2021*