Welcome to Year 3/4's class page!
Please check this page regularly as it will include important information, dates, homework and resources for children to use at home.
I hope you have all had a relaxing week off!
Monday 24th February marks the first day of the Spring 2 term.
English homework Wednesday 26th February
Maths homework: Wednesday 26th February
Please complete by Friday 28th February.
The class representatives for this
academic year 2019- 2020 are:
Megan (Year 3) and Lucca (Year 4) .
In addition to observing the key dates in the Church’s Liturgical Year, we will be following the Come and See programme, specifically working on the topics of JOURNEYS, LISTENING AND SHARING and GIVING ALL.
Our Class Prayers
Father in heaven You love me.
You are with me night and day.
I want to love You always,
In all I do and say.
I'll try to please You Father.
Bless me through the day.
Before Lunch Prayer
Bless us O Lord,
And these thy gifts,
Which we are about to receive,
From thy bounty,
Through Christ our lord.
Before Home Prayer
God our Father, I come to say, thank you for your love today.
Thank you for my family and all the friends you give to me.
Guard me in the dark of night and in the morning send your light.
Throughout this term we will exploring MYTHS and LEGENDS, CLASSIC FICTION, NARRATIVE POETRY, PERSUASIVE WRITING, USING INFORMATION TEXTS and LETTER WRITING.
Your child is taught phonics on a weekly basis.
Here are the sounds learnt so far:
short /i/ sound spelt with a 'y'
For example, myth, pyramid, gym, symbol.
short /u/ sound spelt 'ou'
For example, touch, young, trouble, double, couple.
words with endings like sure and ture
For example,creature and treasure.
words ending in sion (zhn) like 'sion' in division
For example, television, conclusion, explosion, decision
words with a /k/ sound spelt 'ch'
For example, chorus, scheme.
Suggested reading list for 2019-2020
How many can you read over the course of the school year...
Your child should be reading at home for at least 15 minutes every night.
Who will be next to earn their Pen Licence....
LEXIA is a great online resource that St Mary's subscribe to in order to support and improve spelling and reading.
Your Username is your first name followed by the initial of your surname.
Your Password is read (please note everyone has the same password).
Please note that Lexia does not work in Internet Explorer, please try another browser such as Google Chrome or Safari instead.
As always, we will continue to have a daily
maths lesson, developing the pupils’ knowledge,
skills and understanding of this subject.
The key areas of study include:
Mathletics is a great site for your child to practice their maths skills.
It will be used at different times throughout the year for homework.
Who will be first to achieve a GOLDEN certificate at assembly?
Well done Ariam!
For the first half of the term we will be learning about STATES OF MATTER.
During the second half of the term, the key focus will be ANIMALS INCLUDING HUMANS. Throughout both of these topics, we will continue to WORK SCIENTIFICALLY in lessons.
In geography we will study the United Kingdom working on aspects that include map work,
geographical features and relating these to the habitation of people.
This will then form the basis of a comparison with a region in a European country.