Y3 Autumn Term Connected Curriculum Overviews

  Year 3 - Autumn 1  
     

Topic Question

Core Text

Visits/Visitors

What was it like to live in Ancient Egypt?

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Portal to the Past – Egyptian Visitor

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

History and Art

Exhibition of Canopic Jars

Key Learning

History

Key Learning

                        Art

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • World History: the achievements of the early civilizations (Ancient Egypt)
  • Social structure of life in Ancient Egypt
  • To sculpt a canopic jar

Would you like to have lived in Ancient Egypt and why?

Key Vocabulary

ancient, civilization, primary, secondary, gods, worship, interpret, opinion, chronological, relief, form

How to Help at Home

Visit the Ancient Egyptian display in Manchester Museum.

     

 

  Year 3 - Autumn 2  
     

Topic Question

Core Text

Visits/Visitors

What is it like in the Amazon Basin?

     

Chester Zoo visit

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

Geography and Art

Exhibition of Amazonian Art

Key Learning

Geography

Key Learning

                        Art

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • Understand key aspects of settlements, land use, economic activity and trade links.
  • Use maps/atlases to locate and find physical features of the Amazon Basin.
  • Amazonian Biome Nixiwaka project with featured artist John Daly.

Is deforestation good or bad for the planet?

Key Vocabulary

atlas, globe, grid, reference, hemisphere, region, case study, contrast, compare, settlement, community, culture, energy, renewable, minerals, climate zone, biome, paint, colour, light, shade

How to Help at Home

Look at an atlas and talk about the continents of the world pointing out the different countries which make up each continent. Talk about the capital cities of each country.

     

 

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