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Year 3/4 -Gandhi Class

                                                                                                                                               

Welcome to Gandhi class!

 

Welcome back to school! We are so pleased to see you back in school - we missed you!

 

This year our class is named 'Gandhi' class.

Mohandas Gandhi lived in India 100 years ago. He fought against the British rule of his country as he wanted India to rule itself. Gandhi didn't believe in fighting, he believed protests could be demonstrated peacefully and showed others how these actions could work.

 

There are many famous quotes from Gandhi that people still reflect on today.

This one is displayed on our classroom door.

Be the change you want

to see in the world

                                                                                                                  Mahatma (which means'great soul') Gandhi

 

This term we are exploring the topic

Scrumdiddlyumptious!

                                                                         

 

Tuck in and enjoy a yummy journey of discovery, tasting fantastic fruits, venerable vegetables and tantalizing treats! Work up an appetite with delicious stories about food, have fun with a vegetable orchestra or become a fruity sculptor. Find exciting recipes to read — and write your own too.

Then get busy in the kitchen making tasty dishes from across the world and discover how good food helps you grow fit and strong. Be a whizz and create your own scrumdiddlyumptious smoothie for Squeezy Joe and his team of fruity friends. And here’s food for thought—if you are what you eat… what does that make YOU?

 

English

During our topic we will explore a range of texts including recounts, recipes and instructions, non-sense poetry, non-chronological reports and adverts. With each genre we will identify its features and use them to create our own texts. 

 

Our guided reading text this term is the wonderful 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' by Roald Dahl. Through reading this great tale we will be developing our reading skills. VIPERS (vocabulary, inference, predictions, explanations, retrieval and sequencing and summarising will be part of each lesson.

                                                        

             

                                                                                  

 

Maths 

During our first term we will be recapping and developing our knowledge, strategies and skills for the number topic 'place value'.

Year 3 will be learning the following

Recapping understanding of 2 digit numbers and moving on to 3 digit numbers, counting in 50s and 100s, comparing and ordering numbers to 1000, finding 1, 10 and 100 more or less than a given number and representing numbers on a number line to 1000.

Year 4 will be learning the following

Recapping understanding of 3 digit numbers and moving on to 4 digit numbers, counting in 1000s., rounding 2 and 3 digit numbers to 10 and 100, finding 1000 more than a given number and representing numbers on a number line to 10 000.

 

If you have any questions or queries at any point during this term, please do not hesitate to email the office and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

 

Best wishes

Mrs File, Miss Westlake, Miss Morrison and Miss McLoughlin

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