Autumn Term 1 2020

If you could change one thing about our world, what would it be?
 
Mrs Briggs asked us this question in a collective worship and the children spent some time thinking about their answers. They created posters and wrote letters to tell us what they would change and how. 
To introduce our new topic, Stone Age to Iron Age, Year 3 had some fun on the last Friday by doing some cave paintings under their tables! They thoroughly enjoyed this and came up with some fantastic pictures. 
22.10.20
 
 
Words with the prefix 're-' meaning 'back' or 'again'. 
 
redo
refresh
return
reappear
redecorate
revenge
review
replay
reaction
rebound
 
Please encourage your child to learn the meanings of these words as I will be testing them on this on the first Thursday back. 
 
 
15.10.20
 
Challenge Words
 
actual
answer
bicycle
circle
earth
enough
fruit
island
often
popular
 
8.10.20
 
Spellings this week are:
 
Words with endings that sound like /ch/ often spelt -'ture'
 
creature
furniture
picture
nature
adventure
capture
future
sculpture
fracture
mixture
On Friday, we picked the apples from the school grounds. Miss Wilson took them home to be juiced. Today, we all got to taste the apple juice and it was delicious! 
1.10.20
 
Spellings for this week are:
 
Words with endings that sound like /ze/, as in measure, are always spelled with  ‘-sure’.
 
measure
treasure
pleasure
enclosure
displeasure
composure
leisure
exposure
closure
disclosure
 
Please look up the definitions of these words and practise them for the spelling test next Thursday.
24.9.20
 
This weeks spellings are:
 
The /i/ sound spelled with a 'y'
 
gym
myth
Egypt
pyramid
mystery
symbol
synonym
lyrics
system
gymnastics
 
Please practise these ready for a test next Thursday. If you need a reminder of your spelling shed login, please email year3@st-sidwells-ce.devon.sch.uk
 
 
Today in RE, we explored things in nature that made us go 'WOW'. 
 
Hello and Welcome!
 
We are so pleased to have the children back in school!
 
For the first part of this half term, we will be looking at the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery using gold - Kintsugi. 
 
Each week, the class will get a new set of spellings to learn, ready for a test on Thursday. 
 
This weeks spellings are:
 
The /u/ sound spelled 'ou'. This digraph is only found in the middle of words.
 
touch
double
country
trouble
young
cousin
enough
encourage
flourish
couple
 
Please log on to spelling shed to practise these. If you need a reminder of your spelling shed login, please email year3@st-sidwells-ce.devon.sch.uk
The makings of our Kintsugi bowls