In our PE lessons this week we tried out some of Usain Bolt’s training exercises. We also raced to see how far we could run in Usain’s world record time of 9:58 sec. How far did you get? Did you enjoy the exercises? Which was your favourite?
This afternoon we have been considering how the food we eat helps us to move more quickly. We tasted some unusual, healthy foods from Jamaica and designed a healthy meal for Usain Bolt. Children: what did we taste? Did you enjoy it? Did you try anything new? Please comment!
Literacy Writing. Using facts and information gathered from reading to write an information report about a famous athlete. Reading non-fiction texts, recognising features such as headings, subheadings, photographs, captions and bullet points and using such texts to research and retrieve information. Spelling. Grouped spelling focusing on Year 2 and 3 Common Exception Words. Maths Addition […]
Next week, as part of our Learning Challenge topic ‘How do Athletes Move so Quickly,’ we will be looking closely at 3 famous athletes: Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Jonnie Peacock. If you get a chance please do a little research about one of them over the weekend and bring it to school on Monday.
As part of our current SMILE topic ‘Self-Esteem’ we considered the word unique. What does it mean to be unique? What is unique about us? How does this make us special? The children loved looking closely at themselves with mirrors and magnifying glasses and enjoyed using their findings to create fabulous finger print art!
Today in science Year 3 began to learn about healthy eating and how it helps athletes to move quickly. We made food pyramids and looked closely at food packaging. The children were so interested in the topic that we have set a short homework task of completing a food diary over the weekend. This is […]
Literacy: Writing – Writing a ‘defeating the monster story,’ based on Jack and The Beanstalk. Using the diagonal and horizontal strokes that are needed to join letters and understand which letters, when adjacent to one another, are best left unjoined. Reading- Apply their growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes both to read aloud […]