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Year 3 & 4 Transition PowerPoint September 2020

Year 3 & 4 Transition Activities September 2020

Year 3 & 4 Curriculum

In September we will be on 'Year A'

 

Year 3 & 4

Year A

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

RE

Belonging

We Listen to God’s word at Mass

 

Prayer

Advent

 

Christmas

Reconciliation

 

Lent

Holy Week

 

Easter

Pentecost

 

The Eucharist is a thanksgiving to God

 

Book

Hansel and Gretel

Anthony Browne

The Iron Man

Ted Hughes

The Abominables

Eva Ibbotson

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

C. S. Lewis

 

The Battle of Bubble and Squeak

Philippa Pearce

Cat Tales

Linda Newbery

English genres

Narrative – Traditional Tales

Diary

Instruction writing

 

Report writing

Letters – Formal

Poetry

Biographies

Non-chronological reports

Narrative - Stories set in imaginary worlds

 

Play-scripts

 

Non-chronological reports

 

Poetry

Recounts

 

Explanation text

History

Geography

Stone age – iron age

Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Ancient Ancients

- Egypt

Rivers – The River Nile

Ancient Greece

Mediterranean  country study

Art

D & T

Stone age wall art

 

Design, technology and evaluate (electrical)

Digital art –

Digital images

Photographs

Design/ product

that floats

Pottery (Greek)

Food from farm to fork (harvesting, combing, creating, comparing)

Science

Animals including humans (Yr 3)

Rocks (Yr 3)

Animals including humans (Yr 4)

Living things and their habitats (Yr 4)

 

 

Plants (Yr 3)

Plants (Yr 4)

 

PHSE

Being me in my World

Celebrating Difference

 

Dreams and Goals

Healthy Me

Relationships

Changing Me

PE

Dance

Multi-skills

Swimming

Gymnastics

Netball

Athletics

French

Je Parle Francais

Je me Presente

En Famille

Year 3 & 4

Year B

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

RE

Creation and the Story of Abraham to Joseph

Jesus Teaches Us How to Pray

Advent

Christmas

Jesus: Light of the World and Beloved Son

Old Testament: Moses - King David

Lent: Living as Followers of Jesus

Holy Week

Easter

Pentecost

Sharing in the Life of Christ:

The Church as a Community

Special Roles and Responsibilities

Book

Journey to Jo’burg (Beverley Naidoo)

Voices in the Park (Anthony Browne)

Charlotte’s Web (E.B. White)

The Firework Maker’s Daughter- (Philip Pullman)

 

Why the Whales Came (Michael Morpurgo)

The Snow Walker’s Son (Catherine Fisher)

English genres

Narrative: setting description based on Johannesburg.

Narrative: diary entry

Non-fiction- non chronological report.

Narrative- Autobiographies, Letters

Non-fiction: Formal letter from the point of view of an integral character petitioning for a job.

Narrative- stories: based on the themes of CW.

Non-fiction non-chronological reports

Poetry

Non-fiction: Persuasive Writing

Poetry: create vivid images using language techniques such as metaphors and similes

Narrative-Setting Description inspired by the island of Bryher.

Non-fiction- debates/arguments inspired by the environment al impact on Whale’s habitats.

Poetry.

Non-fiction- play scripts based off the narrative.

Poetry: Construct an image poem based off a setting from the narrative.

History

Geography

Stone age – iron age

The UK

 

 

Romans

Maps

Where in the world

Shang Dynasty

Mountains

Art

D & T

Design, make and evaluate (mechanical)

UK Artist

Mosaic

Creative cooking

Ceramist study (artist & clay)

Design, make and evaluate

Science

Electricity (Yr 4)

Sound (Yr4 )

Forces (Yr 3)

States of matter

(Yr 4)

Light (Yr 3)

PHSE

Being me in my World

Celebrating Difference

 

Dreams and Goals

Healthy Me

Relationships

Changing Me

PE

Gymnastics/Dance

Tennis/Hockey

Swimming

Parkour/Tag Rugby

Street Dance/Cricket

Orienteering/Golf

French

Les Animaux

Mon Anniversaire

Le Monde

Year 3 & 4

Music Year 3

Music reflecting nature

Vivaldi – Four Seasons

Saint Säens – Carnival of the Animals

Families of orchestral instruments

Semiquaver rhythms.

Music in 2- or 3-time.

Notes of the treble stave.

Boomwackers.

Historical Comparison:

Orchestral Music by Vivaldi and John Williams

Listening skills development through singing games. (Summer Concert)

Music Year 4

Recorders-

Notes B, A & G

Recorders-

Lower notes E, D

Recorders-

Upper notes C, D

Recorders-

Improving fluency and expression;

Festival pieces

Comparison of harmonic sound and structure:

Mozart and Stravinsky

What features make music suitable for dancing?  (Summer Concert)

Year 3 & 4

Computing Year 3

Word processing

Internet Research and communication

Online Safety

Using and Applying

Programming Turtle Logo and Scratch

Drawing and DTP

Presentation skills

Computing

Year 4

Online Safety

Word Processing

Scratch: Questions and Quizzes

 

Programming Turtle Logo

 

Animation

 

Using and Applying

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