Year 3

 

For more up to the minute information:  

Year 3 Curriculum Descriptor: Mrs Tobin, Miss Ozkaratan and Miss Martin

2016-2017

 

Autumn 1

 

Autumn 2

 

RE

 

 

The Christian Family

 

Mary, Mother of God

 

English

 

Writing

The Mousehole Cat – Antonia Barber

Setting descriptions, Poetry, Retelling the story

GPS

Grammar

: Connecting clauses, conjunctions, adjectives, nouns, verbs

Punctuation

: Inverted commas to indicate direct speech

Spellings

: Adding prefixes ( un, dis, mis) and suffixes (beginning with vowel letters, ing, ed, er,

y as ‘I’, ou as ‘u’

Reading

- Themes and conventions

- Making inferences

- Comprehension

- Language for effect

 

 

Writing

Farther – Graeham Baker-Smith

Sequel, retelling, recounts(postcards), Explanation texts

GPS

Grammar

: Adverbs, prepositions, and present perfect verbs

Punctuation

: Commas after reported clause and end punctuation within inverted commas.

Spellings

: - adding suffixes, im, ir, re, sub, inter, super, anti, auto, ation, ly

Reading

- Themes and conventions

- Making inferences

- Comprehension

- Language for effect

 

 

Maths

 

Place Value and Money

Number facts and Mental Addition and Subtraction

Shape and Symmetry

Mental Multiplication and Division

Problem solving

 

 

Mental Addition and Subtraction

Mental Multiplication and Division

Time and Data

Fractions

Problem Solving

 

Science

 

Rocks

Classification and Comparison

 

Plants

Identification, function of parts, requirements for growth, investigating transportation of water and exploring life cycle.

 

History / Geography

 

History

The Stone Age to the Iron Age

 

 

Geography

Weather around the World

 

PE

 

Outdoor Skills: Mr McGrath

 

 

 

Indoor Skills: Mr McGrath

 

 

Art / DT

 

Art

Link with English ‘The Mousehole Cat’ by Antonia Barber

 

The colour wheel

Collage and mixed media

 

DT

Link with geography - Weather around the World

 

 

Making a daily weather chart – moving parts

 

Music

 

Unit: Bob Marley - Three Little Birds

 

Style:

Reggae

Unit: Joanna Mongana - HO,HO,HO and several other artists

 

Style: Motown, R&B, Soul, Rock, Pop, Jazz, Funk

.

MFL: French

 

Bonjour - Hello

 

En Classe – In class

 

 

Computing

 

 

Scratch

 

Scratch

 

School Visits

 

 

Christmas Play - TBC

 

 

 

 

Spring 1

Spring 2

RE

 

The Sacrament of Reconciliation

Judaism Learning: The Synagogue

Celebrating The Mass

English

Writing

The Pied Piper

 

GPS

Grammar: Fronted adverbials, conjunctions, using ‘a’ or ‘an’

Punctuation: Apostrophes to mark singular and plural possession, commas after fronted adverbials, brackets, dashes,

Spellings: endings;   -sure, -ture, - sion,

-ch,   words, suffix –ous, homophones and near homophones

Reading

- Themes and conventions

- Making inferences

- Comprehension

- Language for effect

Writing

The Black Dog

 

GPS

Grammar: question tags, adverbs

 

Punctuation: Semi-colons, colons, bullet points

Spellings: - endings; -tion, -sion, -ssion, -cian, and –que, gue words

 

 

 

Reading

- Themes and conventions

- Making inferences

- Comprehension

- Language for effect

Maths

Place Value and Money

Mental Addition and Subtraction

Mental Multiplication and Division

Problem solving

 

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division

Time and Data

Fractions

Problem Solving

Science

Animals including humans

 

Nutrition

Animals including humans

 

The skeleton and muscles

 

History / Geography

Geography

Where does our lunch come from?

 

History

Ancient Egypt

PE

Outdoor Skills: Mr McGrath

 

 

Indoor Skills: Mr McGrath

 

Art / DT

ART

Drawing and sketching

Pencils and charcoal

                                                      

DT

Bread making

Music

Unit: Glockenspiel Stage 2                           Style: Learning basic instrumental skills by playing tunes in varying styles

Unit: Benjamin Britten - There was a Monkey                     Style: Britten (Western Classical Music), Reggae, R&B

MFL: French

Mon Corps

Les Animaux

 

Computing

 

Scratch

Scratch

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer 1

Summer 2

RE

 

Easter and Pentecost

Judaism learning - Shavout

Being a Christian

Sikhism learning – Places of worship

English

Writing

Flotsam

 

GPS

Grammar: Present and past tense, extended noun phrases, statements, questions and commands.

Punctuation: Inverted commas, apostrophes

Spellings: ‘sc’ words, ‘ei’, ‘eigh’ or ‘ey’ words

 

Reading

- Themes and conventions

- Making inferences

- Comprehension

- Language for effect

Writing

Flotsam

 

GPS

Grammar: Progressive verbs, adverbials

Punctuation: Commas after fronted adverbials

Spellings: - possessive apostrophe with plurals, homophones

 

Reading

- Themes and conventions

- Making inferences

- Comprehension

- Language for effect

Maths

Number

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division

Fractions

Problem solving

 

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division

Shape

Time and Data

Problem Solving

Science

Light

Forces and Magnets

History / Geography

Geography

Volcanoes

History

Romans

PE

Outdoor games

 

 

Outdoor games

 

Art / DT

ART

Oils and pastels

                                                      

DT

Printing

Music

Unit: Let Your Spirit Fly                        

Style: R&B, Michael Jackson, Western Classical, Musicals, Motown, Soul

Unit: Reflect, Rewind and Replay                           Style: Western Classical Music

MFL: French

La Famille

Bon Anniversaire

 

Computing

 

Scratch

Scratch

 

 

 

 

 

Dear parents/carers,

As part of our Community Cohesion programme we are providing parents/carers with curriculum overviews so you have an understanding of what your child is learning in school. This is the planned curriculum overview for Spring Term. This is subject to change depending on other school events such as class masses, class trips, class assemblies, school productions, multi-cultural week, walk to school week, sports events and other whole school events.  If you have any questions please do not hesitate to come and see me.

Yours sincerely,                                

Mrs Tobin, Miss Ozkaratan and Miss Martin