In topic in Autumn 2, we will be learning all about volcanoes!
Our writing focus this half term will be on explanation texts and newspaper reports. We will be making cross curricular links to Volcanoes and reading a non-fiction text titled Volcanoes -Eye Wonder and Escape from Pompeii by Christins Balit. Within Literacy we will be practising the use of correct punctuation, spelling and grammar that is expected for Year 3/4.
This half term, we will be learning about Multiplication and Division.
This will include lots of different applications of times tables -please ensure that your child practises their times tables regularly at home.
In topic this half term, we will be learning all about Volcanoes! In Geography, we are learning all about where volcanoes have formed in the world and how volcanoes form. In Science, we are learning about the states of matter, solids, liquids and gases. In Art, Year 3 will be researching Vincent Van Gogh and creating art in the style of his work. In RE, we are looking at why people pray. We are also learning how to count in French and running up to Christmas we are finding out what Christmas is like in France.
In topic in Autumn term 1, we will be learning all about The Vikings! In History, we will be looking at The Vikings and the Anglo-Saxons and exploring where they came from, the way they lived and their invasions. In Science, we will be classifying and describing rocks based on their appearance, whilst also looking at how they are formed and how they change over time. In DT, Year 3 will be investigating mechanisms and making a product using levers and linkages.
Our Literacy units this half term are Recounts and Quest Stories. We will be making close cross-curricular links to The Vikings throughout the Literacy work. Within their writing, we will be focusing on the use of punctuation including capital letters, full stops, question marks and apostrophes whilst learning about correct grammar and spellings.
This half term, we will be learning about Place Value. This will include representing numbers to 1000, finding 10 or 100 more or less than a number, using a number line to 1000 and comparing and ordering numbers. We will also be focusing on counting from 0 in 4s, 8s, 50s and 100s.