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Sports Day

 

Year 3 had so much fun in their sports day event today. They competed in a running race, bean bag balance and egg and spoon race. Well done Year 3!

 

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Tutankhamen's Death Mask Pencil Drawings

 

This afternoon, Year 3 drew a pencil drawing of Tutankhamen’s death mask. In a previous lesson, they learnt how to draw him using step-by-step instructions to ensure they created all the correct shapes and details in his portrait. Today, the children used this learning and a photo of Tutankhamen’s death mask to create their own drawings. They were encouraged to develop their knowledge of the step-by-step process by examining the photo and changing aspects such as the shape of his face and position of his facial features. This made their drawings look more realistic and not as stylized. 

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Tutankhamen's Death Mask Drawings Group 2

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Tutankhamen's Death Mask Drawings Group 3

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Tutankhamen's Death Mask Drawing Group 4

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Thrive In Year 3

 

In Year 3 we have been having lots of discussions about our feelings, how our body reacts and how we can manage them. We wrote down what caused certain emotions in an 'Emotion Wheel'. 

Creating Timelines of Egyptian History using Number Ordering

 

Year 3 used their maths skill of ordering 2- and 3-digit numbers to help them chronologically order events in Ancient Egyptian history. Each event had a 2- or a 3-digit number which helped most children in ordering the given BC dates of the events. Once ordered, the children then created a timeline on a long strip of paper.  

Orchard Week 

 

As part of Year 3's Orchard Week, we performed some drama pieces that were taken from our focus text in English- The Egyptian Cinderella. For Maths, we also created 2- and 3-digit numbers using a different object found in the Orchard for each place value.  

Fractions of objects 

 

This week in maths, we have been exploring fractions! We explored fractions of objects through bar models and then found fractions of objects in the orchard using any material we could find.

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