Year 3

 

Curriculum Map Year 3

Year 3
Summer Term
2021

 Plants and growing

Romans in Britain

Literacy

Phonics and spelling patterns/dictionaries

Information texts; Debate poem; Classic fiction; Persuasive writing; Short stories – mystery: Roman Myths.

Grammar, spelling and punctuation

Writing focus – narrative journeys and story planning.

Poetry

Guided Reading/buddy reading

Book focus: The wonderful journey of Edward Tulane – Kate DiCamillo

The Thieves of Ostia by Caroline Lawrence

Numeracy

Addition and subtraction; Number and place value; Place value with simple decimals; Multiplication, division; Angles and polygons; Fractions and subtraction; Multiplication and division; Multiplication; Time and data; Place value and subtraction; Calculations.

TIMES TABLES (revisit- 2,5,10, 3, 4 8 and introduce 6)

Fractions – tenths and equivalent

comparing fractions with the same

denominator

Science

Plants

Structure, reproduction, growth conditions, close observations including sowing and growing, and caring for plants. Farming, diet, energy cycle.  Seed dispersal and classifications.

RE

The Way the Truth

and the Life:

Easter and Pentecost

Being a Christian

Geography

Map work – ancient Europe  – Roman Empire, Hadrian’s Wall, sea routes through the Mediterranean Ocean.

Computing

Online safety.

Film  making.

Photo editing

PSHE/Well being

Relationships

Circle time

Environmental

Guardians with emphasis on Energy

History

Romans in Britain

What is the legacy?

Architecture, roads,

Place names. The Empire:

Soldiers, gladiatiors,

Clothing, Gods, Art.

Art and Design

Making Roman

Mosiacs paintings

Roman shields and

Helmets

Music

Xylophones and

Glockenspiels

PE

Tennis,

Cricket,

Athletics.

MFL

Spanish

Visitors

Trinity Laban concert

Year 3 topics Summer 2021 PDF

Spring Term   2021
Volcanoes & Earthquakes

and Polar Regions

 

Literacy

Phonics and spelling patterns/dictionaries

Punctuation and grammar using apostrophes, commas  question marks, exclamation

Prepositions and adverbs – into adverbial phrases and expanding noun phrases

Improving handwriting – Penpals

Information texts/newspaper reports using Headings and subheadings

Story focus –

Flotsam by David Wiesner

Pebble in my pocket (CC SCI) CLPE

Instruction writing –How to prepare for polar exploration.

Poetry

Guided Reading

 

Numeracy

Number  (place value 3 digits )

Column addition & subtraction

Fast recall of number bonds to 100

Counting 2,3,4,5,10

Multiples

Multiplication by 10

focus on 2,3,4, 5 and 8x tables

Measurement – shape, money & time

Geometry: Angles

Fractions – tenths and equivalent

comparing fractions with the same denominator

RE

The structure of the Mass

Reconciliation

The passion of Christ at Easter

Science

Rocks and Soils

Classification of rocks and soils and how they are formed. Erosion, weathering, sediments, layers, and introduction to the rock cycle. CC – ‘Pebble in my Pocket’ by Meredith Hooper

Animals including Humans

Researching different features of animals: reptiles, mammals, birds, fish, invertebrates and amphibians.

 

Art and Design

Painting polar landscapes

Looking at Inuit Art

Making model volcanoes

 

PSHE/Well being

Relationships

Circle time

Rights respecting School values

Environmental guardians

 

Geography

Polar regions: environments habitats and exploration.

 Volcanoes, tectonic plates & rock geology.

 

History

Shackleton, Scott and Polar Exploration.  Whaling in the 19th century and its legacy.

Pompeii and the effect of Volcanic eruptions on people.

 

Computing

Online safety.

Coding – Using hour of code and GC.

 

Music

African Drumming

Rhythmic skills

Singing