We will be using two different fiction texts and three non-fiction texts to drive our reading lessons next half term. We will be studying an abridged version of The Wind in the Willows, the classic version of the The Wind in the willows and looking at information texts about the Romans.
As we study these texts, the children will be practising their ability to retrieve key information from texts, use evidence to draw inferences about characters and use evidence to support their responses to questions.
|We will be continuing our journey of using Talk for Writing as a tool to inspire creativity and enthusiasm in writing. The children will be learning two narratives and they will then innovate them with their own ideas ensuring they include all the grammar learning within the journey.|
|Maths||In maths, we will begin by consolidating and building upon our learning of multiplication and division from last half term. The children will then explore recognising and using money, using and reading simple charts and graphs and finding and calculating length and perimeter. Finally, the children will look at fractions, including recognising and counting in these.|
|Statistics||Measurement - Length/Perimeter||Number – Fractions|
Review/consolidation of learning from Year 2 ready to extend learning next half term. This will include:
|Science||Our topic for this term will be biology, learning about animals including humans. By the end of the topic, children will be able to:|
Children will be able to describe the main function of the skeleton and name some of the main bones.
|RE||This half term the children will be looking at Salvation. The big question will be Why do Christians call the day Jesus died Good Friday? |
This half term the children will be looking at Salvation. The big question will be Why do Christians call the day Jesus died Good Friday?
Order Creation and Fall, Incarnation, Gospel and Salvation within a timeline of the Bible’s ‘big story’.
Offer suggestions for what the texts about the entry into Jerusalem, and the death and resurrection of Jesus might mean.
Give examples of what the texts studied mean to some Christians.
Make simple links between the Gospel texts and how Christians mark the Easter events in their church communities.
Describe how Christians show their beliefs about Palm Sunday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday in worship.
Make links between some of the stories and teachings in the Bible and life in the world today, expressing some ideas of their own clearly.
|PE||This half term, we will be doing some Bench Ball and Dance. In Bench Ball, we will be looking at the rules of the game and improving their send and receive. In dance, pupils create dances in relation to an idea including historical and scientific stimuli. Pupils develop their use of counting and rhythm. Pupils learn to use canon, unison, formation and levels in their dances.|
|History||This half term, we will be studying Roman Britain. Our key objectives will be: |
|MFL||In this unit the children will learn how to: |
• Sit and listen attentively to a familiar fairy tale (Little Red Riding Hood) in French.
• Use picture and word cards to recognise and retain key vocabulary from the story.
• Name and spell at least three parts of the body in French as seen in the story.
|Art||This term the children will be gaining confidence in using sketching pencils to create different tones, light and shadow. They will learn which pencil grades create lighter and darker shades. The children will then draw a still life from various viewpoints using pencils and paint to create light and shadow.|
|PSHE||This term we will be exploring different type of committed relationships and their characteristics. This will include:|
|Music||This half term the children will be learning about music from the past and then learning the following skills using that music:|
|Computing||This term Y3 will use Scratch block coding program to animate sprites and order events.|