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Year 3 English

Year 3 English Curriculum

 

Aspect of English

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Talk for writing

 

Writing intention

Writing to entertain (narrative)

Writing to inform (non- fiction)

Writing to entertain (narrative)

Writing to inform (non-fiction)

Writing to entertain (narrative)

Writing to persuade (non-fiction)

Writing to entertain (narrative)

Writing to persuade (non-fiction)

Writing to entertain (narrative)

Writing to discuss (non-fiction)

Writing to entertain (narrative)

Writing to inform (non-fiction)

Text type

Tricking story

Diary

Fantasy

Instructional writing

Description

Advert

Losing tale

News report

Wishing tale

Explanation

Tale of fear

Explanation

Writing model

Axe Soup

Tortoise’s / Hare’s diary

Stone Age Boy

How to keep a teacher happy

The Magician’s Shop

Visit wonderful wands

Lazy Jack

Tornado destroys local houses

Midas

How a giant spider traps its prey

The Old Mill

How to care for your teeth

Toolkit

Dialogue

Telling the reader about an event

Setting description

Telling the reader how to do something

Setting description

Make the reader think or act

Characterisation

Telling the reader about an event

Characterisation

Telling the reader how something works

Suspense

Telling the reader how something works

Grammar, punctuation and spelling

Word classes

Formation of nouns using a range of prefixes

Determiners (a / an)

Verbs

Adjectives

Coordinating conjunctions

 

Sentence types

Question

Command

 

Spelling

Word families

Rule 1: suffixes beginning with vowels

Rule 2: y sound not at end of words

Rule 3: ‘u’ spelled ou

 

Word classes

Subordinating conjunctions

Adverbs

 

Verb tenses

Past

Present

 

Sentence structure

Single clause sentences and multi clause sentences

 

Sentence types

Statement

Exclamation

 

Spelling

Rule 4: Prefixes

Rule 5: Prefixes

Rule 6: Prefixes

Word classes

Conjunctions of time, place and cause

Prepositions

 

Sentence structure

Multi clause coordinated sentences

 

Punctuation

Inverted commas for direct speech

 

Spelling

Rule 7: -ation

Rule 8: -ly

Rule 9: -ure

 

Word classes

Coordinating and subordinating conjunctions

Adverbs

 

Sentence structure

Multi clause subordinated sentences

 

Punctuation

Apostrophe for possession and omission

 

Spelling

Rule 10: -sion

Rule 11: -ous

Rule 12: -ous

Word classes

Conjunctions of time, place and cause

Prepositions

 

Verb tenses

Present perfect tense

 

Sentence structure

Multi clause sentences

 

Spelling

Rule 13: -tion, -sion, -ssion

Rule 14: -tion, -sion, -ssion

Rule 15: ‘k’ spelled ch

Word classes

Conjunctions

 

Verb tenses

Present perfect tense

 

Sentence structure

Single, multi clause coordinated and multi clause subordinated

 

Punctuation

Apostrophe for possession and omission

 

Spelling

Rule 16: ‘sh’ spelled ch

Rule 17: ‘g’ spelled gue

Rule 18: ‘s’ spelled sc