This afternoon, Year 3, turn 'Stone Age Boy' into a moving story, using the '2Smiple' software. The children added, text, pictures, sound effects and voice overs.
Year 3 were ‘Hunter-Gatherers’ from the Stone Age today! We went out in the playground, foraging/gathering food. Then discussed what they managed to find and why this was difficult. After we talked about how the Stone Age people would perverse any fruit that they managed to gather –...
Re-telling ‘Stone Age Boy’.
Year 3 have been sharing a new narrative text this half, linked to our Stone Age topic, called 'Stone Age Boy' by Satoshi Kitamura. We 'story-mapped' the plot of the story and then went down to Year 2 to orally retell the story using only the story-map! Year 3 did a fine...
Stone Age Launch
Year 3 got 'hands-on' today, literally, 'hands-on' with our new Stone Age topic.
Finding All Possibilities
Year 3 used their times tables knowledge to tackle 'All Possibilities' challenges today.
Today year 3 explored how volcanoes lay down rock layers affecting their shape. They got rather messy in the process!
Year 3 had a huge shock when they came in from morning play today! The whole classroom had been messed up and there were some unusual findings! Using their detective skills and the eyewitness account from Mrs Wharton, they had to put a newspaper article together.
Year 3 enjoyed getting hands on to show off their knowledge of capacity today. They had an estimating table, a scale table, a word problem table and find so many millilitres table.
Rock Visit by the BGS
Year 3 and Year 4 were lucky to have a visit today from Brian, a geologist from the BGS (British Geological Society). He brought with him lots of amazing examples of rocks. The children learnt about geology, the earth’s layers, the 3 main rock types, and rocks and minerals every day...