Y3 Summer 2 2018
Topic 6 'Into the Shadows'
We are going to be learning all about Light and Shadows this half term, from creating and measuring shadows on the playground to designing our own shadow puppet show based on ‘Getting on and Falling out’.
English - This half term we will be creating fables based on the popular Hare and Tortoise story. The children will then learn all about play scripts and use their fables to write a script for our Shadow puppet show.
Maths - Cementing our number, place value and calculations knowledge by approaching a range of problem solving challenges.
• Statistics – Follow a line of enquiry and create a range of graphs.
• Geometry – including 2D and 3D shapes.
• Measures - Converting between different units of measure and solving problems.
Science - Our Science topic will be Light and Shadows. The children will learn about how and why shadows are created and they will measure and record shadows over a period of time to observe how they change.
PSHE - Getting on and Falling out – The children will explore the theme of friendships and how we cope with getting on and falling out with each other. The children will look at developing strategies to deal with friendship issues.
• Games – Athletics
• PE – Swimming (please ensure you have the most up to date list of dates for the lessons)
Computing - We are learning to use the Logbox sensors and 2Graph.
RE - The theme for this half term will be ‘Trees as a Symbol’ focusing on how trees are used as symbols in Christianity and Islam.