Birch 3KT Weekly Learning

Week commencing 9th October 2017

 

English: Children will be carrying out their unaided writing assessment for which they will have to write a setting description for a haunted house. They will need to remember to use adjectives, prepositions, adverbs and conjunctions which they have learnt about in previous weeks.

 

Maths: This week we are looking at subtraction. Children will begin the week by mentally subtracting one digit numbers from two and three digit numbers, then moving on to subtracting multiples of 10. Towards the end of the week, children will be subtracting two and three digit numbers using a number line.

 

Homework: Due in by Wednesday this week. Children are to solve addition problems using the partitioning method that they have been taught.

 

Spellings: Children will be tested on the Bronze spelling set on Friday.

 

Week commencing 2nd October 2017

 

English: Children will be continuing their work on story settings, moving on to describing a park setting. They will be collecting verbs and adverbs to use in their writing towards the end of the week, also remembering to include adjectives and positional prepositions from the previous weeks' learning. A trip to the park this weekend would be super helpful! You can discuss with your child what they can see, hear, smell and feel whilst you are there.

 

Maths: Children will be focusing on addition this week. They will begin by using a number line to add two and three digit numbers and then will move on to learning and using the partitioning method.

 

Homework: Due in by Wednesday this week. Children are to read a setting description and draw what is being described.

 

Spellings: Children will be tested on the Bronze spelling set on Friday.

 

Week commencing 25th September 2017

 

English: This week's focus will be to describe a woods setting using their senses. Children will begin the week by exploring the wooded area of the playground and describing what they can see, hear, feel and smell. They will focus on writing sentences which include positional prepositions (e.g. beneath, next to, near, above) as well as adjectives which we learnt about last week.

 

Maths: Children will be finding 10 more and 10 less, and 100 more and 100 less than given number. They will then move on to mentally adding single digit numbers on to two and three digit numbers. They will explore and share the mental methods that they use to do this. They will then move on to mentally adding multiples of 10 and 100 on to two and three digit numbers

 

Homework: Due in by Wednesday this week. Children are to identify the value of each digit in two and three digit numbers.

 

Spellings: Children will be tested on the Bronze spellings on Friday.

 

 

Week commencing 18th September 2017

 

English: Children will begin their work on story settings. They will use picture clues to identify a setting then discuss why a setting is important in a story and which features writers use to make settings come alive for a reader. They will collect expanded noun phrases (adjective, adjective noun e.g. immense, sapphire lake) to use in a short descriptive paragraph about a castle setting.

 

Maths: Children will be continuing their work on place value.  They will be reading and writing numbers up to 1000, comparing and ordering numbers, estimating where numbers can be placed on numberlines and counting in multiples of 50 and 100.

 

Homework:  Due in by Wednesday this week. Children are to rewrite sentences with capital letters and full stops used correctly.

 

Spellings: Children will be tested on the Bronze spellings on Friday. These were sent out with their homework and can also be downloaded from our class page.

 

Week commencing 11th September 2017

 

English: Children will be learning about when to use capital letters and full stops in a sentence and will also be writing a recount about our trip to Cannon Hall Farm.

 

Maths: Children will begin their work on place value. They will startthe week by representing numbers using Base 10 equipment. They will then move on identifying the value of each digit in two and three digit numbers and partioning numbers to understand what they are made up of.

 

Homework:  Due in by Wednesday this week. Children are to draw a picture and write some sentences about their first week at Bywell.

Contact the School

Bywell Junior School

Bendigo Road
Dewsbury
West Yorkshire
WF12 7LX

Main Contact: Ms Z Adam

Tel: 01924 460666
office.bywell@kirkleeseducation.uk

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