Grade 3


 

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In Year 3 this year we have Hayley Cammerino & Joshua Turner in room 14, Matt Grimshaw in room 23, Erin Robinson in room 24, Carla Felsenthal in room 9 and Amber Brickell in room 10. We are excited for the year ahead with the student’s very first school camp happening in term 3.  All teachers and students are excited for the year ahead. Please don’t hesitate to come see any of our 5 year 3 teachers with queries and questions, we are all very happy to answer them.

 

Here is look at the curriculum ahead in term 4:

In Numeracy term 4, students are focusing on:

  • Fractions
  • Decimals
  • Money
  • Grid Maps
  • Flips, slides and turns
  • Maths Investigations


During Numeracy lessons, students will be placed into activity groups based on their individual learning goals. These groups consist of Numeracy to myself involving independent Numeracy skills, Numeracy reading and writing based on articulation tasks, Numeracy with someone involving groups collaborating with one another.

 

This term 4 in Reading we will be focusing on analysing texts and writing details responses;

Our mini lessons will be focusing on comparing and contrasting between two different texts, figurative language, words in context, fact and opinion and sequencing. Students are encouraged to find strong vocabulary that contributes to the author’s craft.

 

This term in Writing we will continue our ‘Writers Notebooks’ where we write down our ideas to develop them into our writing. During the first half of the term, we will be focusing on imaginative texts and studying the author Chris Van Allsburg's work.


In Topic this term, students will learn about ecosystems and biological sciences.