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Year 3 Long Term Plan - 2021-2022

Spring 1

 

This half term, we will exploring the question, 'Could we survive in the stone age?', focusing on Stone Age life, developments and historical understanding. To help us do this, we will be answering a mini-question each week:

 

Week 1: What was the Stone Age?

Week 2: How did Stone Age people find food and shelter?

Week 3: What do cave paintings tell us about Stone Age people?

Week 4: How did the Stone Age people thrive?

Week 5: How did the Stone Age change Britain?

Week 6: How can we present historical findings?

 

As part of our learning, in History we will be exploring the chronology of the Stone Age and how this impacted the Iron Age and Bronze Age. We will be developing our historical analysis skills by investigating the reliability of historical sources, as well as learning how archaeology can help us learn about the past.  In Science, we will be focusing on our 'Rocks and Soils' topic, where we will look at how rocks, soil and fossils are formed. 

 

Here is the topic plan and sticky knowledge organisers and sticky knowledge video that we will be using. The sticky knowledge organisers contain all of the key learning information that the children will gain over the course of this topic. 

 

https://vimeo.com/user163681792/review/666477697/96eefdb4af

Our Stone Age Knowledge video

Spring 1 Medium term plan

Sticky Knowledge Mats - Stone Age, Rocks and Soils

Topic Homework for the Stone Age

Autumn 2

 

This half term, we will exploring the question, 'what is Art?', focusing on how art can be objective and many different forms. To help us do this, we will be answering a mini-question each week:

 

Week 1: How is Art created in different ways?

Week 2: How can different techniques be used to create art?

Week 3: Can textiles be art?

Week 4: How can art be performed?

Week 5: How can we create a multi-media piece of art?

Week 6: How can art tell a story?

 

As part of our learning, in Art we will be exploring how different forms of art can be created. To do this, we will be exploring painting techniques, drawing techniques and how to collage.  In Science, we will be focusing on our 'Forces and Magnets', where we will look at what a force is and explore how forces can be created. 

 

Here is the topic plan and sticky knowledge organisers that we will be using. The sticky knowledge organisers contain all of the key learning information that the children will gain over the course of this topic. 

Medium Term Plan

Sticky Knowledge Mats

Homework

Autumn 1

 

This half term, we will exploring the question, 'how can we support wildlife in our local area?', focusing on where we live in Alfreton. To help us do this, we will be answering a mini-question each week:

 

Week 1: What types of wildlife exist in our local area?

Week 2: How can we explore the geographical features of our local area?

Week 3: How do animals move around their environment?

Week 4: How can we record and present geographical data?

Week 5: How can we use Art to portray our local area?

Week 6: How can we support the habitats of local wildlife?

 

As part of our learning, in Geography will be develop of geographical knowledge using maps, atlases and digital maps. We will also be exploring the physical and human geographical features of different types of settlements, including cities, towns and villages. In Science, we will be focusing on our 'Animals including humans' topic, where we will look at the nutritional needs of animals, as well as exploring how skeletons and muscles help animals move around their environment. In Design and Technology, we will be designing, creating and evaluating a bird houses, which we will donate to a local wildlife reserve. 

 

Here is the topic plan and sticky knowledge organisers that we will be using. The sticky knowledge organisers contain all of the key learning information that the children will gain over the course of this topic. 

Medium Term Plan

Sticky Knowledge Mats

Geography Sticky Knowledge Mat

Homework

RE Knowledge Mat

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