English

This half term we are focusing on 'The Accidental Prime Minister'. Children will complete a range of writing genres based on the book. The book tells the story of a boy called Joe who accidentally ends up becoming Prime Minister when he tries to save the park where his Mum works, from closure. The book has great humour and opens many learning opportunities.

The Accidental Prime Minister: Amazon.co.uk: McLaughlin, Tom:  9780192737748: Books

Reading

  • Please encourage your child to read a range of varied texts which should include their class reading book. Children should read at least 3 times a week. Please complete their reading record to evidence that they have read at home.
  • Please support your child with their reading and ask them questions about what they have read, this will help to improve their comprehension skills.
  • This half term our focused text is ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ by Tom McLaughlin.

Writing

  • We will focus on different writing skills surrounding our book. We will be completing formal letters to the Prime Minister as one of our main pieces of writing.
  • Please practice hand writing at home, we are encouraging children to work on their presentation.
  • We will be completing several grammar lessons focusing on the Year 3 grammar targets. Please see the website for more information.

Children will each recieve spellings on a Monday and will be tested on them on a Friday morning.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar 

https://cdn.oxfordowl.co.uk/2019/08/29/13/54/08/76f1443d-9b6d-4030-be0d-25fcfef01438/SpellingWordList_Y3-4.pdf

Files to Download