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Larch Y3

Year 3

 

Mrs Crocker

 

 

Teacher Bio

Hello, my name is Mrs Crocker and I will be teaching Larch class this year. I enjoy reading in my spare time, especially detective and fantasy stories. I also love cross-stitching and Disney! As well as being a mum of three girls, I also have two young, black cats which keep me very busy (they are also named after detectives!).

Mrs Danish is currently supporting Larch class.                                      

 

 

 

Class Routines

Our main classroom door for the start and end of the school day is the Larch playground door.

 

Our regular PE days are as follows:

Outdoor PE - Wednesday

Indoor PE - Friday

On these days children should come to school in PE kit. Earrings should be removed or safely covered.

 

The Library is open for Year 3 students during Monday, Wednesday and Friday lunchtimes. 

 

Current Learning:

 

Writing: Internalising the model text 'The Lost Amulet'

               Exploring vocabulary

               Developing our use of different sentence structures

               Writing a fantasy story

 

Reading: Class Novel - 'Harley Hitch and the Iron Forest' by Vashti Hardy

               Linked reading - other fantasy stories and texts linked to our science and RE curriculum

                

Maths: Mass and Capacity

 

Science: Forces and Magnets

 

PE: Athletics and target games

 

RE: Sikhism

 

French: Je me presente: introducing ourselves

 

Art: colour studies

Larch Star Of The Week

 

30/6/22

Phoebe

For always trying her best and improving her resilience.

 

 

20/5/22

Ella

For her excellent effort in maths. Well done!

 

13/5/22

Lillie & Hope

For spending all week organising our class library, it looks fabulous!

 

6/5/22

Everybody!

For amazing effort in our self-led learning day! (see pictures below)

 

29/4/22

Tilly

For her excellent effort in her writing this week.

 

 

22/4/22

Stanley

For working hard to improve his presentation and handwriting.

 

 

18/3/22

Acacia

For her perseverance and hard work in maths this week. Keep up the hard work!

 

11/3/22

Jessica

For her amazingly detailed work about Great Britain.

 

4/3/22

Lucia-Anna

For her fabulous art work. Well done!

 

25/02/22

Lily-Ann

For her wonderful work about the Suffragettes.

11/02/22

Nevaeh

For her brilliant postcard this week!

 

28/1/22

Joey

For his enthusiasm in his learning.

 

 

21/1/22

Everyone!

For being fabulous.

 

 

14/1/22

Lillie

For always showing the school values and being a great role model.

 

 

7/1/22

Ashreena

For trying her best with her Maths work.

 

 

10/12/21

Everyone!

For being their B.E.S.T.

I'm super proud of all your efforts this week!

 

3/12/21

Lily-Ann

Lily-Ann has really enjoyed learning about rocks this week and has produced some lovely science work.

Keep up the great work!

 

26/11/21

Acacia & Emily

They have persevered with their learning skills this week, particularly in maths where we have been learning about multiplication. I am so proud that they didn't give up when things got tricky. Well done girls!

 

19/11/21

Congratulations to our Children in Need entries

Libby & Jessica

 

12/11/21

Rosie

Rosie has been a fabulous role model and support to her friends. Well done!

 

5 / 11 / 21

Keylan

Keylan has been working very hard in maths, particularly with his presentation. Well done!

 

 

22/10/21

Daniel

For his wonderful descriptive stone age story. Well done!

 

15/10/21

Morgan

For his amazing effort in his learning! Keep it up Morgan!

 

8/10/21

Oliver

For showing excellence in his presentation.

 

1/10/21

Joey

For amazing History work!

 

24/9/21

Libby & Marcy May

For excellent History discussions during our timeline activity.

 

 

17/9/21

Lillie

For her excellent presentation and hard work in maths. Well done!

 

 

10/9/21

 

Marcy-May

For her excellent participation in drama.

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Homework

Our expectations for homework are as follows:

Reading: Reading aloud with an adult progressing to more independent reading as often as possible.

Spellings: Children should be able to spell all words on the Statutory Word Lists for years 3/4

Times Tables: Children should know 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10 times table by the end of year 3.

Project: Each half term, children are expected to complete a project that is linked to their current topic.

 

See the link below for Homework Guidance for this half term.

Recommended Websites:

ENGLISH

 

Reading

Read Theory www.readtheory.org/auth/login

Reading Games www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/reading

 

Spelling

Spelling Frame - activities to practise spelling patterns and rules www.spellingframe.co.uk/

 

Grammar

The Quest of Comma Castle https://gridclub.com/activities/comma-castle

Spelling and Grammar www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar

Punctuation www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/punctuation


Writing

www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/writing

 

General

www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/literacy/

www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy.html

 

MATHS

 

Fluency

Times Table Rockstars www.ttrockstars.com/

Top Marks 7-11 www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=16&AgeGroup=3

Radius of the Lost Arc www.gridclub.com/activities/radius-of-the-lost-arc

 

Word Problems

Maths Playground -you'll need paper ready for your working out! 

www.mathplayground.com/wordproblems.html

 

Problem Solving and Reasoning

Nrich - mathematical games and problems

https://nrich.maths.org/9084

https://nrich.maths.org/9086

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