CURRICULUM PLAN: Autumn Term 2011 Year 3 Teacher: Mrs Edwards
Topic Main Focus Entry Point Time and Resources: Can
Presentation you help?
History – The Aztecs
Geography – where does Tasting – which Partitioning numbers into
chocolate come from? tastes (including 7/8 weeks hundreds, tens and units Guided reading x2or x3 weekly
Chocolate Climate and how it affects chocolate) do
the growth of crops. children prefer? Counting on or back in 10s and Spellings weekly.
Technology – design 100s
chocolate wrappers. Weekly handwriting.
Make chocolate! Counting objects by grouping We need a collection
Science – how does into 5s and 10s Big Writing every 2/3 weeks of wrappers from
chocolate grow? chocolate bars (please
Melting and cooling. Addition and subtraction facts Authors & Letters help by selflessly
The energy effects of for pairs up to 20 (3 weeks) eating Mars Bars,
chocolate Crunchie bars etc!)
Art – Aztec designs 2D shapes including Instructions Thank you for those
Making a cup for drinking quadrilaterals (4 weeks) of you who have
chocolate already brought some
Lines of symmetry in simple Stories with familiar settings in.
shapes (3 weeks)
History – buying and We may be asking for
selling in ‘Ancient times’ Measuring and comparing Information Text you rhelp making
The introduction of money lengths using metres and (4 weeks) cakes for our sale.
Money and trade Geography – money all Organising a cake 5 weeks centimetres Watch this space!
over the world. sale.
Trading between Using simple lists, tally charts, Please bring in old
countries. Costing ingredients. frequency tables and pictograms shirts for the
International – how Making a profit. to organise data children to wear
countries communicate all during Art lessons.
round the world. (Proceeds sent to Adding and subtracting a 1-digit
International goods we use Unicef) number from a 2 or 3-digit
in our country. number
Weekly mental maths
Reading – please encourage your child to fill in their reading diary and read with them as often as possible.
Spellings – given on Friday and tested the following Friday. Maths/literacy (sometimes topic work) homework given Friday to be handed in by the following Wednersday.
PE – Monday with Mrs Edwards and Tuesday with Mr Brathwaite. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOUR CHILD HAS FULL PE KIT, INCLUDING SHOES FOR OUTDOOR