Yr 3/4 – Miss Mycock
In Year 3 and 4 we cover a range of topics: science, geography, RE and History through a range of genres in Literacy and topic time. Please encourage your child to investigate our topic. Homework for this term will be to bring in pictures and captions with information that the children have found out, this can be inse
rted into Homework Books. Homework checks will be on Friday afternoons in class. Please investigate and insert work of your own choice in your Homework Books.
Spellings – Weekly spelling lists focus on spelling rules and National Curriculum Year 3 and 4 words. Spellings will be given on a Monday and spellings tested the following Monday. Please encourage your child to practise their spellings on the spelling homework sheet and return to school.
Reading – Please continue to encourage your child to read at home at least four times per week. Regular reading practise is essential to ensure children can read fluently and at pace. We always welcome book reviews and recommendations to encourage other readers in class, book review sheets are available in class. When completed come and display the review for other children to read. The classes are collecting air-miles, the more reading the further the class travels, a termly prize is given to the winning class.
Grammar Hammer – This will be given out on Tuesday to be completed and returned any day but by the following Tuesday at the latest. This supports the grammar, punctuation and spelling learning which takes place within the classroom.
Times tables – A quick recall of times tables facts are an essential skill to support understanding in Mathematics. Children will be practising differentiated times tables before being tested on their recall. Times table homework based on the times table they are practising will be given out on a Thursday and tested the following Thursday. Please note times tables will also focus upon related division facts.
In Numeracy this term we will be revisiting place value and problem solving. We will understand the place value of
digits, written and mental methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
Maths Skills Check– Homework will be given weekly to support and consolidate the learning in class. This is given out on Thursday to be completed and returned any day but by the following Thursday at the latest. Your child should use the ‘Prompt Sheets’, which reflect their stage of learning, to support them.
In Literacy this term the children will be studying Myths and Legends. Please encourage your child to extend their knowledge by reading regularly and discussing the text to promote understanding.
PE will be on Tuesday and Wednesday. Please ensure that your child has their PE kit on these days, both indoor and outdoor kit.
Y4 children will be swimming every Tuesday. Please make sure your child brings their swimming kit.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT
School closes for the summer break on 21st July 2017 at 3.15pm and re-opens on Tuesday 5th September 2017 at 8.50am.
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