Year 3 News: 25th January 2018

25th January 2018
Star of the Week:  Oliver
Mathematician of the Week:  Charley
Writer of the Week:  Brooke
Values Champion:  Archie
LITERACY:  We have been planning our own fantasy stories.  We have been editing and improving our plans before we start to write and to make sure we are including all the things in the success criteria, such as adjectives and adverbs.
NUMERACY:  We have been recording two and three digit numbers in words, digits and pictures.  We have also been trying to solve problems using our knowledge of place value.
TOPIC:  Our new topic is Amazing Americas.  This week we have been focusing on Hawaii and are making an attractive and informative tourist leaflet about it.
SCIENCE:  Linked to our topic, we have been looking at volcanoes and how they work.  The week ended with a bang as we prepared to make our own volcanoes!