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Year 3 Miss Millward

Welcome to 3SM

 

It's the start of a new term and Year 3 are ready to get down to business.

 

This term we will be studying ancient civilisations and specifically the Ancient Egyptians. Historical enquiry will be at the centre of everything we do in the topic, so strap yourself in and get ready to answer questions like:

 

-How can we discover what Ancient Egypt was like 5000 years ago?

-What evidence of life has survived and how can we study it?

-What was life like for children in Ancient Egyptian times?

-What did the Ancient Egyptians believe about life after death?

-What did the Ancient Egypt have in common with other civilisations at that time?

-How did a rock help us to read?

-Why did some Ancient Egyptians need a visit to the dentist?

 

Along the way we will hope to do some mummification, build a shaduf and produce lots of interesting writing. 

 

Manchester Museum has a fantastic range of Ancient Egyptian artefacts so please take your child there if you get the chance. It will definitely further their understanding of this fantastic subject. 

 

 

 Miss Millward and  Miss Kenneally

Spring Curriculum Overview

Here is a copy of the Year 3 expectations - this covers what children will be learning throughout the year in Reading, Writing and Maths.

Here is a copy of the new Numeracy Framework for Y3 to help you understand what your child will be learning and when.

Look at our new mindset video on resilience!

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Three Times Tables Song

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Here are a selection of videos that we use within class to practice our times tables.

Four Times Tables Song

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Eight Times Tables Song

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