Harris Academies
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Year 3

At HPAO we have a thematic approach to teaching the curriculum based on our Power of Reading Texts.

https://www.clpe.org.uk/powerofreading

The Year 3 skills maps can be found here.

In Year 3 we will be teaching sequences and themes based on the following texts:

 

THE LAND BEFORE TIME

NATURAL DISASTERS

PIRATES AHOY

EGYPTIANS

WHAT’S GROWING IN THE JUNGLE

WHO’S SKELETON IS THIS?

POR

Ug: boy genius of the stone age

Science

Rocks and Soils

ART

Cave paintings

DT

Why was the wheel such a significant invention?

History

Stone age to iron man

Ages of Man drama workshop

 

POR

Pebble In My Pocket

Science

Light

Geography

Extreme earth

Art

Japanese landscape

 

Visit Science Museum

POR

Oliver and the Seawigs

 

Science

Forces and magnets

 

Geography

What’s it like in Whitstable? (or local seaside town)

 

Visit Whitstable

 

POR

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

 

Geography

Land use

 

Science

scientists and inventors

 

History

Egyptians

 

Visit British Museum

POR

Gregory Cool

 

Science

Plants

 

Geography

Rainforests

 

 

 

POR

Noah Barley water runs away/ Jemmy Button

 

Science

Animals including humans

 

History

Local area study

 

Geography

The UK