Learning in P3

posted 19 Nov 2016, 19:34 by Primary 3 Teacher   [ updated 20 Nov 2016, 02:51 ]
This week we focus on using maps and communication of information about the world around us. 

IPC- Geography
Link with Literacy: The Jolly Postman
Link with Maths: Directions

The Big Question: How can maps communicate information so that people can make sense of the world around them?
  • How can people use maps to find my way?
  • How can people use maps to find information?
  • How can I design a map to represent a community?
Knowledge: vocabulary: key, symbols, birds-view, North, South, East, West, half a turn, quarter turn, left, right, clockwise, anti-clockwise

Skills:
  • To be able to interpret maps
  • To be able to use a map to find my way
  • To be able to design a map
Understanding: 

  • Design a tourist folder for a city applying your knowledge and skills of maps
Maths- Position and Direction


The big question: How can you communicate directions?
Knowledge
  • vocab: North, South, East, West, half a turn, quarter turn, left, right, clockwise, anti-clockwise
Skills: 
  • To be able to follow and give instructions involving position, direction and movement including left and right
  • To be able to recognise whole, half and quarter turns, both clockwise and anti-clockwise
  • To be able to recognise that a right angle is a quarter turn
Understanding:
  • Design a tourist folder for a city applying your knowledge and skills of directions
Literacy- Letters and Postcards

The big question: What language do I use in letters to different people?

We will focus on the story of The Jolly Postman


Spoken Language

Skills

To be able to ask relevant questions

To be able to maintain attention and stay on topic

To be able to participate in discussions and presentations


Comprehension

Develop pleasure in reading books that are structured in different ways.

To be able to participate in discussion about books that are read to them


Transcription

To be able to write HFW

To be able to use new ways of spelling phonemes for which one or more phonemes are known


Grammar

To be able to apply full stops, capital letters, exclamation marks, question marks in a letter


Composition

To be able to write narratives about personal experiences and those of others.

To be able to write down ideas and/or key words, including new vocabulary

To be able to write for different purposes

To be able to plan or say out loud what they are going to write about

To be able to encapsulate what they want to say, sentence by sentence