## Primary 3 26.9.16

Primary 3 are looking forward to their first trip this week. We are off to Dynamic Earth on Thursday to learn more about the Weather and explore different types of weather around the world. Can we please remind everyone to have their forms and money handed in asap.

In maths we have been doing lots of addition using the 100 square. We have been using different strategies to add numbers, such as 10, 9 & 11 and 19&21. We would recommend the children to continue using this skill at home, with a 100 square. We have also been doing lots of work on Data Handling and are hoping to use these skills to create graphs to explain data gathered from rain fall and temperature.

BIG HW is due tomorrow and we are looking forward to seeing and hearing all about the children’s weather mobiles. We are sure they will make an attractive addition to our class displays.

Guided reading will continue as normal this week. The children are becoming more familiar with the guided reading set up and beginning to work a little more independently on written tasks.

Primary 3 have their Harvest Assembly coming up in a couple of weeks, so we will be asking a number of children to learn some lines and songs for the assembly. These will be handed out shortly.

Homework:

Maths

Spelling

BIG HW– due Tuesday 27th September

P.E– P3R Tuesday

P3S Tuesday and Wednesday

Miss Rafferty and Mrs Smith

## Primary 3 12.9.16

Primary 3 have started their Weather Topic. We have been learning about the seasons, different types of weather and how the movement of the earth aroundÂ the sun affects the seasons. The children have had lots of questions and we can’t wait to dive deeper into our topic.

In Maths we have been doing lots of mental addition, adding on multiples of 10 and finding different strategies to help us, using the 100 square. We have worked round maths stations, completed worksheets and even managed a textbook page!

Guided reading has started and the children are beginning to settle into the routine. We encourage reading every night and we will write new reading pages in the diaries on a Tuesday and Thursday.

We are handing out our first piece of big homework and it is due on Tuesday 27th September. Children are being asked to make a weather mobile that can be presented and then displayed in the class. Children need to display their knowledge of the 4 seasons and the different types of weather that might occur in that season. (HW sheet in HW folders)

Spelling to be completed every evening along with a sentence.

Maths to be handed in on Friday.

Miss Rafferty and Mrs Smith