Lutley Primary School

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Year 3

 

Term

Spring 2017-18

Year : 3

Challenge Curriculum Learning Challenges 

What have the Greeks given us?

KS2 History

 

Exploring the lasting impact of the Ancient Greeks. Looking at food, sport, democracy and myths & legends culminating in a visit from Time Zone, where the children will explore the lives of the Ancient Greeks in a practical context.

Science What attracts you to physics?

 

Observing magnetic forces and how they can be transmitted without direct contact. Talking about how some magnets attract or repel each other. Classifying which materials are attracted to magnets and describing the direction of moving objects.

Science Can you see the light?

 

Exploring the difference between transparent, translucent and opaque. Explaining why an object’s shadow changes when it is moved closer or further away from a light source.

 

 

English Genres being covered

·        Adventure stories

·        Myths and legends

·        Writing to describe

·        Stories with familiar settings

·        Non-chronological reports

Books to read

 

 

·        The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

·        Gangsta Granny by David Walliams

Maths Skills to practise at home

Practise 3x and 4x tables and the inverse

Learn the 8x table

Telling the time to O’ clock, half past, quarter past, quarter to, 5 minute intervals