Life in Ancient Greece

In our Humanities lesson this week, we explored how people in Greece used to live, there were some very interesting facts! We learnt about what jobs the rich and the poor would have had, their homes, clothes and food. 

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Perimeter in the classroom!

We found different objects in the classroom and measured the perimeter of them. We used our Maths skills to add up all the sides, we did really well at understanding this concept. 

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Theatrics in Greece!

Following on our exploration of Theseus and the Minotaur, we created some performances surrounding some scenes from the text. We had to think about other people who may have been there such as other Athenians, and think about how they would have felt and questions they would have…

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Measuring Perimeter

This week in Maths we have been learning about perimeter. To help us understand, we went out onto the playground with some chalk and drew the perimeter of different shapes. After we understood it was the outside of the shape, we drew bigger shapes and started measuring the perimeters- adding…

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Matching numbers

To finish our objective in Maths, we played a game, having to find the person in the class with our matching number. For example, some children had digits and some children had the words of a number. 

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What's in the box?

In Science, we carried out an experiment to understand how light works. We used boxes with a whole cut into to to investigate if we could see the different objects inside of it, changing the amount of light entering the box. 

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Researching famous people from Greece

In our Humanities lesson this week, we delved into some Greek myths including Icarus and Daedalus. We thoroughly enjoyed reading this myth and wanted to know more! We discussed the moral of the myth and why we thought it had been created. Then we did some research on some famous people who…

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Inverted commas

In English, we learnt about inverted commas, what they are used for and how we use them. We were fantastic at understanding this and finished playing a game, trying to put a sentence in order with our inverted commas in the correct places. 

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Unlucky 12!

In our Maths lesson we played lots of games to embed our times tables knowledge. We played unlucky 12, trying to speed up the more we played. 

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Drama at the hair dressers!

We created a word bank of similes and alliteration we wanted to use in our drama activity to describe our crazy hair. We got into pairs and performed a drama using our word banks and creating some very crazy hair on each other!

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Crazy hair inspired by animals

To finish off the book 'Crazy Hair' we were exploring, we looked at a variety of different animals such as lions, tigers and gorillas and chose one to inspire a crazy hair art picture. 

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Ancient Greece Galore!

Year 3 had an amazing day today! We invited a special guest in to carry out lots of amazing activities and give us lots of information about Ancient Greece. We learnt a lot and had so much fun; dressing up as Greek Gods, going into battle- everyone got involved and we all had our own roles,…

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