Primary 3 Key Focus - Term 1

October 21st, 2014

avatar Miss Black
Published in Primary 2/3

imagesCAIL4EQ6This term we will be learning about:


Maths & Numeracy


  • Addition & Subtraction number bonds to 20 and beyond
  • Fractions (Halves & Quarters) – practical activities e.g. cutting and colouring to show halves and quarters.
  • Time – sequencing events, understanding earlier and later, recognise o’clock and half past using digital and analogue clocks.
  • Volume – understand term litre, make comparisons e.g. holds more/most, holds less/least, holds the same, practical measuring activities.
  • Data & Analysis – Using Venn & Carroll diagrams, completing tables and bar graphs.



Literacy & English



  • Find and use information
  • Ask and respond to different types of questions
  • Predict plot, character’s actions and main ideas using evidence from the text
  • Continue to develop fluency in reading aloud and comprehension skills



  • Create a set of instructions
  • Write a complete imaginative story
  • Continue a story in the style of the author
  • Write an exciting opener to hold the reader’s interest


Talking & Listening

  • Listen attentively and make appropriate and relevant comments and respond with respect
  • Be aware of effective presentation skills – use of voice, addressing audience, fluency & expression



Topic –


  • Mission to Mars and beyond – A study of Space and the planets

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