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Green Class

Welcome to Green Class!
 

Green Class are 27 fantastic, enthusiastic Year 3 children. Our teachers are Mrs Hassan and Mrs Edmunds and our fabulous teaching assistants are Mrs Baird and Mr Eaton. We have a great time learning together! Have a look at our pages to see some exciting things we have been doing.

Our learning journey topic this term is the book How To Train Your Dragon.

English
In English, we will be basing our writing on our class text of How To Train Your Dragon.  We will be writing persuasive letters to different characters in the story. Excitingly, we will create our own dragons and write manuals explaining how to look after them. We will even write  stories set on the Island of Berk. Also, we will write our own poems based on the poem Have You Seen My Dragon? In our whole class reading sessions, we will be discussing the themes of the books such as; what it means to be a hero, living up to other people's expectations, bullying and what the best way is to train a dragon.

Science
Our science topic this term is rocks and soils. We will be sorting rocks according to their properties and thinking about how their properties make them suitable for different uses. Also, we will be testing rocks to see if they are permeable and durable. Furthermore, we will be learning about the different ways rocks can be formed. In the topic of soils, we will be investigating what soils consist of and creating our own soil smoothies.

P.E
In P.E this half-term we will be focusing on swimming, dance and gymnastics.

French
Mrs Baird will be teaching us the names of different parts of the body, and the adjectives to describe them.

I.C.T
We will be learning about coding in order to create our own dragon games using the app sketch nation. We will also be using book creator to create a That's Not My Dragon ebook for Red Class.

 

Geography

Connected to the our science topic, we will be finding out about where and how volcanoes occur and their role in the formation of igneous rocks.

 

D.T
We will be using mechanisms to create our own moving dragons. Also, we will be creating photo frames for Christmas presents.

 

Art
We will be creating self-portraits of ourselves as Vikings and making frames for them using our coiling skills.

Homework
Weekly spellings are in half-termly booklets and tested on Friday.  Times tables will be  tested weekly on Thursday.  This will be the main basis of your home learning.

Reading books are sent home daily and children will be given the opportunity to change their reading books everyday.  Please try to read with you child for at least three times in the week.  Record any reading your child does at home into their home reading record.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any queries concerning your son/daughter.
rhassan@ashperton.hereford.sch.uk
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