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Iguanas Year 3

Welcome to Iguana class!

 

 

 

Our teacher is Mrs Diplock.

Welcome back Iguanas

. Our topic this term takes us way back to Prehistory and The Stone age.

 

We are going to be exploring how our ancestors lived, ate and survived to get to where we are today. This will include; investigating Skara Brae, writing a diary from the point of view of a Stone Age child and questioning the mysteries that shroud Stonehenge.

 

 

English

 

We begin by exploring information texts to help us write a non-chronological report about The Stone Age.

We will also be finding inspiration from ,’The Stone Age Boy’ to write a Stone Age adventure story where we travel back in time.

Towards the end of the term, we will be writing instructions for a Prehistoric meal and writing a Stone Age poem.

 

 

Our class book this term is

 

If your child is inspired by the topic, here are some other books that you might want to read

 

Ug: Boy Genius of the Stone Age

Raymond Briggs uses imaginative humour to detail the challenges of prehistoric life including stone blankets, stone cold food, an even colder cave and, worst of all, hard stone trousers!

 

 

The Boy with the Bronze Axe

Set in the Scottish settlement of Skara Brae, The Boy with the Bronze Axe has a story line filled with exciting challenges and mysteries. Perfect for confident readers.

 

Or if you prefer an information book,

The History Detective Investigates: Stone Age to Iron Age

 

 

 

Maths

This term we are learning about fractions and time.

 

Science

is all about Energy and Sound

Through investigation and exciting experiments, we are going to be finding out about different forms of energy and the traveling vibrations of sound.

 

Spelling and Timetables

Children have a weekly spelling and timetable test. New spelling lists and a maths based activity will be sent home on the Friday to be tested the following Friday.

 

Other information

  • Iguanas have PE on a Friday.

  • Forest school and swimming is on a Thursday afternoon.

  • Please try to read every day and record what you have read in your reading record.

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