Year 3 will be reading the range of books listed below, which covers all the subjects in this year's curriculum:
- Stories from the Amazon
- I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
- Stuart Little
- Exploring Space
- Dinosaur Empire
- Viking Express
- The Lost Garden
- The Railway Children
- Little Wolf's Diary of Daring Deeds
- The Happy Prince
- Viking Myths
- The Brontes
This term we will be covering the following topics:
English - Traditional stories from another culture (Amazon). Graphic novels (dinosaurs). Newspaper reports and myths linked to Vikings. Journey (adventure story with no words).
Maths - Place value. Addition and subtraction to 100. Addition and subtraction - column method. Multiplication and division.
Science - Rocks/Earth layers. Layers of the Rainforest. Climate zones. Fossilisaton - dinosaur teeth. Temperature, weather.
History - Timeline. Dinosaur era. Vikings - life, artefacts, villages, famous Vikings.
Geography - Continents and oceans - different maps. Deforestation. Human geography, Amazon. Lands conquered by Vikings, Viking settlements. Our journeys.
Technology - Spiced biscuits. Autumn decorations. Viking long boats. Fossils.
ICT - Amazonian animals research. Set up and save Word document. Set-up and save a Powerpoint document.
Art - Shading techniques - lines and patterns. Using different media to produce a picture.
Music - Exploring percussion. Songs, rhythmic patters, djembe drums.
PE - Dodgeball. Gymnastics.
French - Colours. Revision counting, days, greetings.
RE - Christianity. Church: what does it look like, what happens there and why? (Includes prayer, worship, baptism, communion, marriage and pilgrimage)
PSHE - Healthy Eating. Emotions. Medicines. Asthma. Bullying - see it, say it, stop it.
1. Pond dipping
2. Design and create a sculpture
3. Collect pebbles and paint them
4. Make a scrap book
5. Watch a puppet show
6. Sit in a real fire engine
7. Watch a puppet show
8. Make a puppet
9. Fly a kite
10. Visit an art gallery
11. Built as raft for a teddy bear
12. Experience classic stories
13. Go for a long walk
14. Organise a drink and cake sale
15. Blow bubbles
16. Visit and join the local library
17. Collect leaves and take rubbings
18. Make up a playground game
19. Toast marshmallows
20. Listen to stories around a campfire
21. Watch a musical
22. Look at birds and nests
23. Scavenger hunt
24. Splash in muddy puddles25. Egg rolling
26. Make an illustrated book
27. Plant a tree
28. Grow bacteria
29. Learn to play an instrument
30. Make a musical instrument
31. Learn to play a card game
32. Play a board game
33. Go for a picnic
34. Fabric painting
35. Write to a pen pal
36. Make a paper aeroplane
37. Run a mile
38. Visit a park
39. Put up a tent
40. Visit a museum
41. Explore seeds and flowers
42. French skipping
43. Do a cartwheel
44. Make using playdough
45. Make a pop-up card
46. Bake biscuits
47. Make a healthy lunch
48. Grow own vegetables
49. Sketch a map
50. Play with a skipping rope
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