Last week linking to our topic of India Y3 learnt about the Hindu festival of Dawli which was on Thursday. We learnt about the story of Dawali and why it is called the festival of light. Here is Y3NH creating a storyboard of traditional Dawali story about how a great warrior called Rama saved his wife Sita from a terrifying demon with 10 heads and 20 arms!
This week the whole school is having a focus on the number 1. In Y3 we have been doing some hard thinking about how 1 can sometimes represent more than 1 thing. For example one bag of apples actually contains six apples, each of which can be cut into eight slices. So one bag could represent 48 slices! We demonstrated this knowledge practically by looking at other fruit packages and discussing what each one bag could actually represent. We then investigated this by cutting up the fruit to create a yummy fruit salad we got to eat!
Today Y3 have been writing directions to instruct people how to get to different places in WCM like the sports hall, the cafe and the bottom muga. We then followed our instructions to check we were right and made and corrections on directions needed. The final test was when we read our instructions out to the rest of the class and using a map of the school they had to guess where we had directed them too. Luckily we are amazing and accurate direction writers and everyone knew where our instructions were suppose to be taking them. Here are some photos of us in action.
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