Y3 Spring Term Connected Curriculum Overviews

  Year 3 - Spring 1  
     

Topic Question

Core Texts

Visits/Visitors

What lies beneath our feet?

  A picture containing animal

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Southport Eco Centre

Manchester inflatable museum Archive Explorer: What’s Found Under the Ground? 

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

History and DT

Rock Quiz

Key Learning

History

Key Learning

Design Technology

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • The Stone Age to the Iron age:  Late Neolithic hunter-gatherers and early farmers (Skara Brae)
  • Structure: Stone Age Houses

 

Why do you think the woolly mammoths became extinct?

 

Key Vocabulary

civilization, opinion, version, interpret, during, while, several, age, chronological, approximate, change, process, originate, trace, prototype, model, test, structure, stability, function

How to Help at Home

Take your children on a tour of Manchester Museum and visit the ancient world’s exhibits.

     

 

  Year 3 - Spring 2  
     

Topic Question

Core Text

Visits/Visitors

Why were the Romans so powerful?

          

Dewa Centre - Roman Experience

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

History and Art

Sell art to raise money for charity

Key Learning

History

Key Learning

Art

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • UK History: Roman invasion of Britain and the British resistance (Boudica)
  • Impact of Roman Britain on life today.
  • Collage: Mosaic Art – making a mosaic studying colour, pattern, line and shape

If you were a Roman would you enjoy watching Gladiators fight?

Key Vocabulary

navigate, voyage, reign, epic, conquer, invade, occupy

How to Help at Home

Watch Boudica and the Roman Invasion on BBC teach and talk about what you found out https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/story-of-britain-boudica-and-the-roman-invasion/zmyhf4j

     

 

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