Tag Archives: English

The Great Fidget Spinner Debate

Today, we have been learning how to debate. We have worked on our speaking and presenting skills, and come up with different points to persuade the audience of our point of view. We worked in talking partners to practise our … Continue reading

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Outstanding Progress!

In Year 3, we all work hard to do well in our learning, and we have made some excellent progress this year. Here are some of our extra superstars who have worked even harder this year and made some outstanding progress in reading, … Continue reading

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Super Writing!

This week, we have been working hard on our writing! Some of Mrs Thompson’s English group have written some amazing pieces of writing! Click the thumbnails below to see a full size version which you will be able to read. … Continue reading

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Classroom Areas

In our classroom, we have lots of different areas! These areas help us to develop our independent learning skills. We have: a reading area a role play area a maths area a writing area a research station a grammar area … Continue reading

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It’s A Mystery…

Our classroom clock has stopped! Mrs Thompson’s maths group have calculated that it MUST have stopped at 2:15am – that is in the middle of the night! What do you think has happened, Year 3? What magical or mysterious things do … Continue reading

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Poetry Afternoon

Today we have taken part in the Key Stage 2 poetry afternoon! Mrs Thompson’s English group performed ‘The Ghost Teacher’ by our class poet, Allan Ahlberg. We tried hard to apply the skills we learned from Matt Goodfellow (the performance … Continue reading

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Mrs Thompson’s English group – instruction writing

Today, we made a chocolate fridge cake so that we can write the recipe in our extended writing session tomorrow. We took photos of each step to use as our plan. UPDATE! Today, we have enjoyed eating our chocolate fridge cake!

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Visit from Jane Clarke (author)

Today we have had a visit from an author named Jane Clarke. She told us all about her books and helped us to design some dinosaur characters we could use in our own writing.

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SMILEY REWARD – Pantomime

Yesterday afternoon, we all took part in our whole school smiley reward for Autumn term 2. The pantomime story we watched was Peter Pan. Wasn’t the pantomime amazing? Year 3T absolutely loved it! Oh yes, we did! Tell me your … Continue reading

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Our Class Author – Jon Scieszka

We love Jon Scieszka books in Year 3T! We are enjoying reading The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales. CHALLENGE! Tell me your favourite part of one of our class author’s books and explain why you like it.

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