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Summer

Year 3

Summer Term

Theme

 

Ancient Greece

Hook into learning

 

What did the Greeks do for us?

RE

 

Serving

Gifts of the Holy Spirit.

Inter-relating

The importance of examination of conscience: the sacrament of Reconciliation. 

World

Holy places for Jesus and the Christian.

English

 

Instructional text

Information text

Greek myths

Poetry

First person account

Non-chronological report

Poetry performing and writing.

Spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Guided Reading

Cracking Comprehension

 

Mathematics

 

Number Sense

Explain and show how and when their counting is useful for adding and subtracting. They can explain and show how to tell the time and use knowledge
of different units of time to solve problems.

Additive Reasoning

Solve addition and subtraction problems in different contexts, appropriately choosing and using number facts, understanding of place value and counting, and mental and written methods. They can explain their decision making and justify their solution.

Number Sense

Represent fractions as numbers and explain and show how they know one fraction is bigger than or equivalent to another.

Multiplicative Reasoning

Explain and represent multiplication as both repeated addition and scaling, and division as both sharing, (including finding fractions), and grouping. They use this understanding to derive facts and solve problems including two-digit by one-digit multiplications.

Geometric Reasoning

Measure the perimeter of simple 2-D shapes and describe properties of the shapes related to the angles.

Science

 

Plants

Animals including humans

Working Scientifically and using the local environment throughout the year

Fletcher Moss Park visit

History

 

Ancient Greece

Geography

 

Name countries in the Northern Hemisphere.

Name and locate European countries and cities.

Explore weather in different parts of the world.

Locate the Mediterranean and explain how living there would be different and why it is popular.

Computing

 

Graphics/Internet

Building computer games

DT

 

Design and make a Greek building or statue.

Art

 

Learn about great artists, architects and designers.

Music

 

Charanga

Let your spirit Fly

Charanga

Reflect, Rewind and Replay

PE

 

Swimming

Gaelic Football

Swimming

Gaelic Football

Languages

 

French

Educational Visit to enhance the theme

Visit to the Blue John Mines and climb Mam Tor

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