3J 2018 - 2019
Welcome to Year 3J's class page!
A very warm welcome back to a new school year! I hope you've all had a fun-packed summer and are ready to begin another exciting new year - this time, in the Juniors! We hope that parents and carers will enjoy discovering our class page to see what fabulous things we've been getting up to in our learning.
Thank you very much for your continued support in your child's learning. In order to enable our Mount Carmel children to grow in their independence and learning, it is important that we, as teachers and parents, support them as fully as possible.
- Reading Book Change - every Monday. They will receive two books with a set amount of pages each night to read.
- Spellings Homework - due Fridays for a spelling test.
- Times tables homework - Friday for a Test on Monday.
- P.E. kits must be in school every day. At the end of the term, the kits will go home.
- Reading books need to be in school every day to be checked if children are reading at home.
Traction Man is Here!
In our literacy topic, we have read the comic book tale of Traction Man and created our own action stories of victims and villains in the house. Where else has Traction Man had to complete rescue missions? Who were the vile villains? The innocent victims?
Vamos a Zumbarla! Let's get moving!
Last Monday (17th September), Year 3J and Year 3S had planned an exciting science afternoon to start our topic on 'How The Body Works.' We started with a warm-up, paying attention to its importance, which muscles we were targeting and why, followed by an energetic Zumba class. After this, we measured our heart rates to see what would happen after activity and why this happens. We next helped Mr Stewart pack a healthy lunch for work and had a go at saving lives, learning some new skills through First Aid. See the school Twitter page for all the fun we had that afternoon. (Twitter @Mount_Carmel1)
On Wednesday 19th September, both Year3 and Year4 had a visit from Dr. Watson who talked to us about the incredible gift which God has bestowed on us all...our brains! We found out that our brains are incredible computers which can learn so much when we practise and practise! Our brains send messages to different parts of the body when we learn lots of new skills from times tables to gymnastics! The more we repeat something, the longer the pathway becomes so we don't have to think about it anymore. After all, as the saying goes, PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT! Have a look on our Twitter Page for more information on our Brainwave Day. The children had a carousel of activities which helped them practise new skills to help make their pathways longer, so it was easier to remember new things!
In the meantime, take a look at our Spanish lessons, where all our children in Years 3 and 4 used the language part of their brains to learn new greetings to have a conversation with!
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Year 3 New Topic - How Humans Work, by Mr Stewart
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