Learning in P3 29/1/2018

posted 28 Jan 2018, 01:54 by Primary 3 Teacher   [ updated 28 Jan 2018, 01:58 ]
IPC The Big Question: How do we affect the world around us? 
Geography: How does climate affect life? 

  • Know about climatic conditions in deserts and how they affect life there
  • Know about similarities and differences between the tropical rainforest and deserts
  • Know that people can harm or improve the environment 

  • To be able to use geographical vocabulary 
  • To be able to make maps and plans of real and imaginary places using symbols and pictures
  • To be able to use secondary sources to obtain geographical information 

Performance of thinking

Compare deserts and forests and think about how climate affects living things

The Big Question Literacy: How to spark imagination? 


  • Know the structure of the story

Develop positive attitudes towards and stamina for writing by:


  • To be able to write narratives using a similar structure
Big Question in Maths: How can I show a number sentence in a variety of ways?


  • Know coins.


  • To be able to use coins to make 2-digit amounts.
  • To be able to add two-digit money amounts using partitioning.
  • To be able to find ½ and ¼ of numbers by sharing objects between groups of 2 and 4.
  • To be able to find ½ and ¼ by sharing and by using some number facts.
  • To be able to find ½, ¼ and 1/3 of amounts by sharing and using number facts.

Performance of Thinking

These images show squares split in half:

  • How might you check that each was correct?
  • Can you think of more ways to split a square into two halves?
  • You might like to use squared paper to draw your ideas on or to print out the uncoloured squares above.