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Year 3 - Mulberry

Volcanoes! 11.1.18

This week, we have been looking at volcanoes! The children have come up with some amazing descriptions of an eruption. We have been inspired by 'The Pebble in my Pocket', a text that we are reading, and video footage of real eruptions. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6G-nHlPvHc

Happy New Year!

The children have come back this week with lots of positive mental attitude as we continue our learning journey!

 

There are lots of exciting things afoot this half-term. Parents should have received a letter detailing our trips to John Smeaton swimming pool. We will be swimming on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays each week until Easter. 

 

This week we have studied a poem entitled 'The Storm'. We have written our own versions that feature a similar metaphor, using an animal to represent the storm. You can read the original version below.

 

The Storm

The storm is a stampeding rhino,

Dangerous and destructive.

It charges and hurtles across the landscape,

Like a gigantic, crumpled, grey bulldozer.

The air rumbles with the sound of its stamping feet,

It slashes the air and rips down trees with its razor-sharp horn.

With its giant hooves, it tramples over buildings ,

Completely untameable, it will stop for nobody.

Crashing, snorting and raging,

Clumsy, wild and furious.

Update 1.12.17

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This week, we have focused our maths work on 3d shapes. As Amara explains, we have been creating 3d shapes out of paper by drawing and cutting out a net, then sticking it all together.

It was a lot of fun!

Update 10.11.17

 

All children have been given their times tables rockstars login. We are working hard to improve our fluency and accuracy with multiplication and division facts! Please login and practice as much as possible!

Update 9.11.17

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This half-term, we are learning to create vlogs. We have made a series of short vlogs to show what we have been learning about this week.

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Here, Jacob and Alex tell you about our current class book.

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Samantha and Mia tell you about our work in maths this week.

For those about to column subtract...

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Last week we had a fantastic week working on column subtractions. We filmed a reminder for anybody that is going to try them out!

Update 6.11.17

 

Please note that this half-term P.E. kits will be required on Thursdays. 

 

If any parents ever wish to contact me, my email address is james.cutler@stf.barwick-in-elmet.leeds.sch.uk

 

Mr Cutler

Update 30.10.17

We are back into the swing of things after the half-term break!

This half term, we will be looking at a book entitled 'Journey' by Aaron Becker. This beautiful picture book doesn't contain any words, so we are going to work hard to decide what should be written. You can see images from the book on this link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRsmuveKWuk

 

Please note, we will have a dance coach for our P.E. lessons this half-term. As a result of this, P.E. will now take place on Thursdays. 

 

The new homework grid and up to date spellings can be found by clicking on the stars above. 

An image from 'Journey'

An image from 'Journey' 1

Update 6.10.17

We have been very busy in Mulberry over the last few weeks! There has been some amazing writing and maths work going on! 

 

Our school trip to Saltaire was a great success. Over the next 2 weeks we will be working to decide if Titus Salt was a hero or a villain!

12.9.17 Welcome to the new school year! 

Welcome to the Mulberry class 2017/2018 class page. 

All the class have settled in well and are looking forward to the exciting things we have planned!

 

This half-term we are working to decide if Titus Salt was a hero or a villain. We felt that the best way to do this would be to visit Saltaire; the town that he built for the workers of his factory in the Victorian age! The trip will take place on Tuesday 26th September. A letter will be sent out as soon as coach travel has been confirmed. 

 

Please note that P.E. kits will be required on Mondays and Fridays this half-term. 

A photograph of Titus Salt

A photograph of Titus Salt 1

Please find the key instant recall facts for Autumn 1 below. Children will work through each target until they know each number fact instantly. Please help your child to practice these at home.

Please find the key instant recall facts for Autumn 1 below. Children will work through each target until they know each number fact instantly. Please help your child to practice these at home. 1
Please find the key instant recall facts for Autumn 1 below. Children will work through each target until they know each number fact instantly. Please help your child to practice these at home. 2
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