Benhurst Primary School
Weekly Overview
Year 3

This page provides parents with an overview of what the children are learning about in Maths and Literacy as well as outlining their current homework.

If there are specific on-going issues with any aspects of your child’s homework, please contact their class teacher directly to discuss the matter further.


WEEK BEGINNING:
September 17 2018
YEAR GROUP:
Year 3
LITERACY GROUP:
Core Skills, Traditional Tales, Character Descriptions
NUMERACY TOPIC:
Place Value

Reading is fundamental. In fact, it is one of the most important ingredients to becoming all that you can be. Reading develops your brain, provides a window into the world around you and gives you a greater chance to succeed.

Please support your child read by hearing them at least four times a week and completing their Reading Record. Thank you!


Maths Facts tested on: September 27 2018
Group 1

To understand the value of H, T and O.
Children are to identify the value of numbers in the hundreds, tens and ones column.

Example
345  The value of the 4 is 40.
786  The value of the 7 is 700.
Group 2

Group 3


Spelling tested on: September 27 2018
Group 1

1) babies
2) ladies
3) puppies
4) jellies
5) parties
6) pennies
7) hobbies
8) cities
9) bunnies
10) poppies
Group 2

Group 3


Project
We would like to invite the children to take part in a half termly project which they should undertake in addition to their reading and learning their spellings and maths facts.

The children should choose a minimum of one task per section or more if they wish!

Children will be awarded a certificate upon the completion of their project.

Be a writer!
Geography
Write a letter to persuade someone to visit a European country.



Geography
Research a European country of your choice and present it in an interesting way.
Geography
Research a famous person from a European country and present it in an interesting way.
Be a detective!
Science
Grow a plant/vegetable from seed and document its development.
Science
Investigate and present the different ways in which plants disperse their seeds.
Explain why different methods are needed.
Geography
Investigate the journey of how the cocoa bean ends up as a chocolate bar.
Get creative!
Art and Design
Create a piece of artwork in the style of Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ or Da Vinci’s ‘Starry Night’.
Design Technology
Make a healthy meal. Draw or photograph each stage and present in an imaginative way.
Geography
Create a game based on facts about Europe.

Additional information on our learning this week

Homework projects are due in on Friday 30th November 2018.