Learning in P3 W1 Term 2.2

posted 9 Mar 2016, 00:05 by Primary 3 Teacher

Literacy and Numeracy

This week the children are given an opportunity to show their knowledge, skills and understanding so that we can reflect on it and determine the next steps. 
Therefore the children will not have spelling or mental maths this week. This will resume next Monday. 

We will start our new IPC unit Freeze It!
In this unit the children will learn about solids, liquids and gases

Entry Point
Children will start off with a molecules role play.  
Looking at the behaviour of  molecules in solids liquids and gases.

Knowledge Harvest
We will examine water as a solid and a liquid, looking at the properties and comparing the properties.

Explaining The Theme
Explain to children that we will be finding out about freezing.
We will learn about solids and liquids and how a liquid can be cooled to make a solid and how a solid can be heated to make a liquid.

In science we will find out:
  • All about ice and water
  • At what temperature water freezes
  • How long ice takes to melt
  • What happens when we freeze other liquids
  • How we can turn ice into a healthy food
  • Which materials will keep ice cool
In Technology we will find out:
  • How to design and make an ice cooler
In International we will find out:
  • About differences between hot and cold countries