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Miss Williams - Otters (Year 3 & Year 4)

Welcome to the web page for year 3 and 4.

 

Summer Term 1

2021

Our Topic this term is Why are jungles so wet and deserts so dry? 
We will be building upon and extending our understanding of the concept of weather. We will begin by looking at the concept of climate in the context of the United Kingdom then we will be learning about Biomes and looking in depth at two very different biomes in South America. The tropical rainforest biome of the Amazon Basin and the hot desert biome of the Atacama Desert.

In Literacy we will be reading 'Where the Forest Meets the Sea' by Jeannie Baker and learning how to write persuasive texts. We will also be reading 'One Day on Our Blue Planet' by Ella Bailey and creating our own voiceovers David Attenborough style.

In Maths this term Year 3's will be learning about length & perimeter, fractions and time.Year 4's will continue to learn more about fractions, be introduced to decimals and will also be learning how to tell the time.

Our Science topic this term is Plants. We will be learning the names of different parts of plants, and the jobs they do. 

Our Art focus this term will be drawing and painting. In these lessons we will be drawing things we can see from observation in our local environment.

PE lessons will be on Tuesday afternoons and another day each week. Please make sure P.E. kits are in school.

Homework will be handed out on Fridays. Children will be given spellings to practice, some times tables practice and one other task. Please make sure these are completed and returned  to school before the following Friday. 

Please continue to encourage your children to read at home and dont forget to record any reading in reading records.Thank You.

 

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