Diversity
Year 3
Term1
ICT links
New additions
Maths
Learning Unit
Drama/ Speaking
and listening
Literacy
Learning with Others
Bright Sparks
Safety with electricity
Dialogue
Discussion - Are all
wolves bad? (AF7)
Questions (AF3)
Group planning
Questioning and
interviewing
witnesses (AF3)
Demonstrating and
presenting
True story Three Little
Pigs – use comic life
to re-tell the story
Non-chronological
reports - electricity
Houses of the future
The future
Orally re-telling the
story of the three little
pigs
Explanation text-how
a circuit works
Create poster in word
to sell a house of the
future, research
estate agents
websites for ideas
Write newspaper
report – use template
in Pages
PSHE /SMSC
Science
Design and
Technology
Geography
History
Art and Design
Music
Control and
Monitoring –
Roamer direct
between 3 Little pigs
houses
Safety with electricity
Lighting up a bulb
with a lemon-WOW
Electrical
conductors
Switches
Brighter or dimmer?
Circuit diagrams
Lighting up a
picture
Concept map
magnets
Magnetic materials
Static electricity
Finding out about
magnets
Investigating
materials-Trip to
partnership centre
Design and make
three little pigs house
Incorporate electrical
components, furniture
and décor
Thunderstorms
Homes before
electricity
Inventors
Who discovered
electricity?
Using sketch pencils
Using pastels
Observational
drawing
Create a
picture/scene
Storm
Creating sound
effects
Ancient Egyptians
Opening up the tomb
Fact or opinion
Create a modern day
God
Presentation
Retell the story of the
Scarab Beetle using
drama
Write your name in
hieroglyphics
Design own
hieroglyphics for
modern times
Write an Ancient
Egyptian myth
Write a diary entry
from the view point of
Howard Carter
Persuasive writing
-job applications and
job adverts
Rainfall graphs
Grananda
Spreadsheet of
rainfall each month
over average year –
compare Coventry
with Cairo for
example
Simple sums - using
Egyptian numbers
Measure – cubit
Nets to make a 3D
pyramid
Improving own
learning and
performance
A Taste of India
Instructional texts
Planning and writing
an email to a child in
India
Persuasive writingIndian food
Digital images –
simple video editing
Use ‘photobooth’ to
record short videos
about aspects of
Egyptian life. Use
green screen effect
with background
images downloaded
from the internet
PE/Dance
RE – Coventry
Scheme
Signs and Symbols
- Range of symbols
used by faith groups
and what they
represent
Use sound effects
and also apply effects
to your own voices in
Garageband to create
the sound of a storm
building up
Diwali-festival of light
Crocodile clips free
software
Slaves
A new slave is
needed
For sale
Germinating and
growing
Take photographs
each day
PHSE-Getting on and
falling out
Testing bricks
Moving heavy objects
Create a model of an
Egyptian burial
chamber
Locating Egypt
What is Egypt like?
Locate Egypt on a
map of the world.
Identify using an atlas
the physical features
in Egypt
Climate in Egypt
Excel to create
graphs of rainfall
Timelines
What do we already
know?
What can we learn
from artefacts?
Looking at artefacts
Belief about life
after death
Create a
display/presentation
or hold an Egyptian
Day
Design and make
Egyptian jewellery
Make amulets and
charms
Sacred Places
- similarities and
differences
- places of worship
- artefacts etc
Sketch and paint
Tutankhamen’s
headdress
Ancient Egyptian
Gods
Modern day God
using knowledge
Egyptians Gods
Learn about Howard
Carter’s discovery
of Tutankhamun
Animation of the
mummification
process
Eid-ul-Adha 1432
(Celebrating the end
of the Mekkah, the
/11
Hajj) 6
Daily life of an
Ancient Egyptian
Muslim new years
Create a poplet about
Ancient Egyptian
artefacts
Write a character
description for a God
Year 3
Term2
Responsible citizens
PHSE-New
beginnings
Letter writing to the
London History
Museum
James and The Giant
Peach performance –
Birmingham
Myths and legends
Rama and Sita
Making choices
Consequences
Introduce onscreen
turtles
Character
descriptions – wolf/3
pigs
Developing
Independence and
Responsibility
Enrichment opportunities
ICT
Information text on
thunder storms
Year 3
Term1
Original curriculum links
Focus Core
Learning Skill
day (Al Hijjra) 26/11
Challenge based
learning project using
a search engine
Weighing
Rangoli patternssymmetry
Costings of Indian
party
Rangoli patternsreflective symmetry
Multimedia – create
a podcast using
‘garageband’ to tell
the story of Rama
and Sita. Add music
to create
atmospheres and use
effects on the voice of
the narrators
Snakes and ladders
game - good/evil
Mischievous or
unkind?
Care of living things
Life of Gandhi
Forces
Friction
Measuring forces
Air resistance
Pulling objects
Puppet making
Evaluating puppets
made
Locational knowledge
– India- Drama and
music visitor from
Coventry team
Village life
Patterns for printing
Making dye
Tie dye printing
Theatre back drops
Bracelets
Mendhi patterns
Listen and identifying
instruments
Hare Krishna
Indian instruments
Mime
Kathak dance
Wedding dance
Push and pull
Air resistance
Makar Sankranti
(Hindu festival, that
celebrates the suns
journey into the
northern
hemisphere) 14/01
PHSE-Going for
goals
Research
Use online weather
stations to compare
weather conditions for
India and UK
Writing from
viewpoint of child in
India – victim of
natural disaster
Birthday of Guru
Gobind Singh Ji
5/01
Fair trading
fortnight –trading
slaves and food at
the market
Writing playscript for
puppet show
Visit a local
Sikh/Hindu temple
Write a biography of
Ghandi
Year 3
Term2
Developing a sense
of self worth and
understanding of self
and others
The Games Children
Play
Guided tour (starting
point)
Explaining the
language of dance.
Action word poem
Snowball
freezeframe
Explaining the
language of dance.
Action word poem
Use photographs or
downloaded images
to illustrate your
action poem
Learn and perform
playground chants.
Write our own
playground chants.
Design a new
character for a
computer game.
RG/JT JUNE 2010
Puzzles
Sketch Nation
Shooter App for iPad
or iPod to create a
game for a superhero
Data collection-how
can we make
playtimes and
lunchtimes better?
Children to write a
questionnaire collect
and present the data.
Communicating
ideas – email
Email the rules of a
game, let the
recipient try out the
game and reply with
any suggestions on
how to improve the
instructions
Use ICT to present
data collected-linked
to maths
Making choices
Healthy living
SEAL-Good to be me
Design and make a
board game, try out
each others games
using the rules that
have been emailed to
you
What games are
played around the
world?
International day for
the elimination of
Racial Discriminationracism in sport
Living memory
Using an image what
can we learn about
games that children
played in 1560?
Compare the
photograph to a
playtime at CHG.
Herbert art gallery
assembly on Victorian
toys
Write a description of
the new character.
How toys have
changed since the
Victorian era
comparing through
art.
Create an adventure
story for the
character.
Herbert art gallery
assembly-Victorian
toys
Quick figure
sketches
Quick life drawings
Class composition
Listening,
appreciating and
responding
Creating and
performing
Performance
Modern games
Signs and Symbols
- Symbols used in
different faiths and
what they represent.
Diversity
ICT links
New additions
Original curriculum links
Enrichment opportunities
Persuasive letterUsing the findings
from the survey write
a letter to Mrs Malam
about our findings
Year 3
Term2
Year 3
Term 3
Developing a sense
of self worth and
understanding of self
and others
Thinking skills
Going Green!
Creepy Crawlies
Discussion and
conversation
Presenting views
Sound track for video
Speaking at Harvest
Festival
Included in Literacy Film making
Oscars Ceremony
presentations
Thank you speeches
Use photobooth with
green screen
backgrounds to add a
location for your
acceptance speech
Writing instructions
for their own game
Description of people
in our community
Feelings about the
school grounds
Growing Good
Properties of
materials
Poem
Recipe for vegetable
soup
Setting the scene and
introducing the
characters
Film review
Story board film
review write script
Filming character and
dialogue
Life cycle of a
character
Write letters of
information
Tree diagrams
Seasons
Time
Data collection and
presentation
Handling data block graphs
Use of ‘2Simple’ data
handling – Data
Handling re most
popular ingredients
for soup/most popular
soup flavours.
Handling Data
Branching database
programme to identify
plants – Granada
Branching Database
Eco Family Day
Living and nonliving
Needs of living
things
Sort and classify
Properties of
materials
Rotting rates
Energy used in the
classroom
Cooking vegetable
soup
What can we grow
in our allotment?
SEAL-Good to be me
Care of living things
Fire danger
Bullying
SEAL-Relationships
Research
Use the internet to
gather the data about
insects
Create a PowerPoint
on different types of
creepy crawlies.
Write a job
description of an ant
using the film ‘Ants’
(shared writing) (1
hour) Write letter of
application applying
for the job in the ant
colony.
Who makes up our
community?
Who is responsible
for the community?
I am part of the
community
Feelings about the
school grounds
Preparing allotments
Waste free lunch
challenge
How can we slim our
bins?
Eco teams
Stone soup
Supporting nature in
the school grounds
What is a plant/
animal?
Using keys to
identify plants
Introduce ant farm
What do plants
need?
Where does water
go?
What are roots for?
Habitats
Seed dispersal
Life cycle - butterfly
Food chains
Butterfly
farm/Brandon Marsh
Photo frame
Rubbish Monster
Make vegetable
soup
What makes a
community?
Map of journey to
school
Has our school
changed?
Feelings about our
school grounds
Electricity and water
use in the classroom
Seasonal care of
school grounds
Dustbin detectives
Class community
collage
Twig and tissue
stained glass window
Rubbings
Observational
drawing / painting
Art response to music
Design class bin logo
Leaf prints
Finger berry painting
Design a set for video
Make models of
characters
Natural sculptures
Use Mod Rock to
make and paint a
model of chosen
creepy crawlies.
Outdoor art making
images of creepy
crawlies using items
they have found in
the surrounding
areas.
Composing 'sound
picture'
Appraising - response
to music stimulus
Harvest Festival
Belonging –
- idea of special and
holy places.
- link between people
and places
Harvest
Create a sound track
use garageband to
make a soundscape
to represent various
insects
Add recordings to a
podcast of images of
the insects
Make a podcast to
explain the food chain
Make a stop frame
animation of a life
cycle, use set that is
made in D&T
Children to imagine
they are the character
from ‘A Bug’s life’
Design and make an
information booklet
about creepy crawlies
to use when taking
the year 1 children
out on a min-beast
hunt
Year 3
Term 3
Speaking and
Listening
Town Planners
Group role play Moving to a new
location
Origins of place
names
Report writing
Report writing as an
estate agent
Making a directory
st
1 person account of
the boy in ‘Window’
Children to write a
short biography of the
local resident who
visited school based
on the information
they shared
Produce a leaflet for a
tourist information
centre about Bell
Green after a visit
RG/JT JUNE 2010
Grid references
Distance,nets and
scale
Populations
Research Skills
Map skills - BBC
website
Use online route
planners
Use Google Earth –
use the 3D buildings
view (save images
and use in other
work)
Create Powerpoint to
pitch ideas for
developments
Human needs-World
Humanitarian day
Why do people
move?
Pressure groups
Rules and regulations
Voluntary and
Community groups
Investigating how
materials are
obtained and used
Model of Hayford
Use book- Window
to show changes
over time
Build a map and
model of 'Hayford'
(an imaginary town)
Early, expanding,
developments to
'Hayford' today
PHSE-Changes
Local visit to Bell
Green
Oral history from local
resident
Using old maps
Visit the local library
to explore historical
books
Observational
drawing views from
window
Textures, rubbings
Plan and make a
fantasy window
Collage
Design an ideal
building
Signs and Symbols
- link everyday signs
with religious symbols
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Research Skills - Courthouse Green