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Y3 Curriculum Overview 2016 2017

 

Autumn Term One

Daily Phonics, Reading and Spelling lessons with Read, Write Inc© or class literacy lessons based on the topic.

Mathematics from Abacus Scheme: Number bonds to 100 and multiples of 5,10 and 100; Place value and comparing 3 digit numbers; multiplication and division facts for the 5,10,2,3 and 4 times tables; Calendars and how to read them; Telling the time to 5 minutes; 3D shapes and properties; Using prediction to estimate calculations with 3 digit numbers

Topic from Cornerstones©  Scrumdiddlyumptious

Explore the amazing world of food in this science and technology topic! Find out about healthy options and make your very own super smoothie! Write recipes and adverts for your smoothie and nonsense poems-scrumdiddlyumptious! Can use vegetables to make a picture? Think of healthy exercises in PE- there is so much to learn!

Autumn Term Two

Daily Phonics, Reading and Spelling lessons with Read, Write Inc© or class literacy lessons based on the topic

Mathematics from Abacus Scheme: Doubling and halving numbers to 100 and fractions of numbers; Use money to add and subtract and explore place value; Measure to the nearest cm; Measure capacity in litres and millilitres; Revise times tables and division facts; Solve word problems using addition and subtraction

Topic from Cornerstones© Mighty Metals

You are an engineer and exploring the world of metals, magnets and friction in this science topic. Design and build your own working robot! Write about robots and create spreadsheets in computing; make music with metals and explore friction in PE.

Spring Term One

Daily literacy lessons based on the topic theme with regular guided reading, reading comprehension, grammar, spelling and handwriting lessons.

Mathematics from Abacus Scheme: Place value to 3 digits and counting on in steps of 10,50 and 100; Times tables revision and introducing 8 times table by doubling 4; Fractions to 1/8; Angles and right angles are 90° with 360° a full turn; Mental subtraction and addition by counting up in steps (frog)

Topic from Cornerstones©  Gods and Mortals

Jump back in time to the amazing world of Ancient Greece and meet Zeus and learn about the gods on Mount Olympus. Compare life in modern and Ancient Greece; make Greek masks and pots in Art and explore Greek music through dance. Write stories about the gods and facts about the history of Greece using computers to help you. This is a fascinating topic with extra links to the science of rocks and soils.

Spring Term Two

Daily literacy lessons based on the topic theme with regular guided reading, reading comprehension, grammar, spelling and handwriting lessons.

Mathematics from Abacus Scheme: 3 digit numbers and formal addition in columns; Patterns in numbers; Time to the nearest minute and events in seconds; Subtraction of 3 digit numbers; strategies to solve word problems involving addition, subtraction, halving and doubling; Times tables revision

Topic from Cornerstones©  Gods and Mortals

The topic continues from Spring Term One...

 

Summer Term One

Daily literacy lessons based on the topic theme with regular guided reading, reading comprehension, grammar, spelling and handwriting lessons.

Mathematics from Abacus Scheme: Add 3 and 1 digit numbers mentally; Counting on and back in 10s; fractions with the same denominator and equivalent fractions; Multiply x 2,3,4,5 and 8 using the grid method; Division without remainders; Bar charts with one square representing 100 units (100g)

Topic from Cornerstones©  Tribal Tales

This history topic takes us back to the dawn of time and the development of Britain from the Stone Age through to the arrival of the Romans. Learn about ancient monuments and write fact files and adventure stories from the Iron Age. Be creative and make jewellery and pots; this topic has science links to plants and the life cycle of plants.

Summer Term Two

Daily literacy lessons based on the topic theme with regular guided reading, reading comprehension, grammar, spelling and handwriting lessons.

Mathematics from Abacus Scheme: Use column addition to add 2 and 3 digit numbers; subtract 3 digit numbers using counting up; Solve problems using measures; Identify 2D shapes and angles and symmetry; tell the time using am and pm and to one minute intervals; use the grid method to multiply numbers by 3,4,5,6 and 8; Fractions and finding tenths; Solve division problems using known tables facts

Topic from Cornerstones©  Urban Pioneers

Let’s get out of the classroom and walk into town- look around and explore the urban landscape. This topic uses geography (maps and the environment) and art to explore our local area. Can we create a sculpture or piece of art to decorate the wall? We can all be urban pioneers and write poems, leaflets and stories based on the locality. This topic has science links to light/dark/shadows and reflection.