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Class 8

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Class Teacher: Miss Smith


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Year 3 have been very busy this term learning all about different invaders and settlers. We started the term finding out about life in Stone Age Britain and we had a very interesting day with a Stone Age expert to help us learn all about it. We found out that there were different animals in Britain six thousand years ago and that Britain used to be connected to Europe. We explored different artefacts and tried to make fire with flint stones like Stone Age people did.
After finding out all about the Stone Age and the Iron Age we have started learning about the Romans. We looked carefully at different reconstructed sources and tried to work out what they were. Ask us about these photographs and we will be able to tell you what we found out. You will never be able to guess what the Romans used the sponge on a stick for!
As part of our Roman days, we learned how to write in latin with real ink. We copied our names and learned how to write Roman numbers. We found out the Romans were the first people in Britain to write so that is how we know more about them. The Romans beat the Celtic tribes because their armies were bigger and more organised. We had great fun pretending to be wild Celts or well trained Romans with swords and shields. 
With Matthew Bellwood, we did drama to find out about the Roman gods. The Romans prayed to more than 200 gods and they believed each one needed to be kept happy for them to have a good life. It was funny wearing togas and even funnier pretending to be Roman gods.


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