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St Paul's Church of England Primary School

Autumn 1 2022

Theme Learning Question:

Why are the Ancient Egyptians important?

 

Curriculum Coverage:

 

In Maths we will be focusing on place value to numbers to 1000. This term we will be learning how to use read and write numbers to 1000 in numerals and words. We will be comparing and ordering numbers up to 1000.

 

In English, our text is, 'Seal Surfer'. Within our English lessons, we will be exploring the features of a recount and a letter and we will be writing our letter retelling the story.  We will be learning how to use paragraphs and prepositions within our writing. 

 

In science, we will be planning and conducting investigations to learn more about sound. We will be find out how sound is made and what are vibrations? We will be able to identify how sounds are made and be able to associate some of them with something vibrating. We will be able to find patterns between the pitch of a sound and features of the object that produced it.

 

Within our Theme lessons, we are learning about the Ancient Egypt and how many of their inventions are still used today. We will learn about how archaeologists are still uncovering artefacts from the Ancient Egyptian civilisation and what they tell us about their way of life. We will find out how important the River Nile was and how it provided the Ancient Egyptians with everything, they needed for daily life. We will also learn about Tutankhamun, pharaohs, Gods and pyramids.

 

 

Year 3 Autumn 1: Land of the Pharaoh 

This half term we will be learning about the Ancient Egypt and how many of their inventions are still used today! We will be learning about Tutankhamun, mummies and life in Ancient Egypt. In science, we will be planning and conducting investigations to learn more about sound. We will find out how sound is made and what are vibrations?

Important Vocabulary

Hieroglyphics, cartouche, pharaoh, Egyptian, pyramid, mummy, sphinx, sound, pitch, vibrations, volume.

Reading

  • I can use a dictionary to look up the meaning of an unfamiliar word I come across when I am reading.
  • I can make sensible predictions based on what I have read.
  • I can make inferences based on what is said and done mostly correctly.

Writing

  • I can identify and use subordinating conjunctions (for time and cause) to create some complex sentences. 
  • I can identify and use some prepositions (of place)/prepositional phrases within my sentences.
  • I can group related sentences into paragraphs.

 

Maths

  • I can read and write numbers up to 1000 in numerals and in words.
  • I understand the place value of each digit in a three-digit number (hundreds, tens, ones).
  • I can compare and order numbers up to 1000.

 

 

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