Year 3 Curriculum

Reading

Word reading

  • I can apply knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes to read aloud and to understand the meaning of unfamiliar words.
  • I can read further exception words, noting the unusual correspondences between spelling and sound.
  • I attempt pronunciation of unfamiliar words drawing on prior knowledge of similar looking words.

Comprehension

  • I read a range of fiction, poetry, plays, and non-fiction texts.
  • I can discuss the texts that I read.
  • I can read aloud and independently, taking turns and listening to others.
  • I can explain how non-fiction books are structured in different ways and can use them effectively.

Comprehension

  • I read a range of fiction, poetry, plays, and non-fiction texts.
  • I can discuss the texts that I read.
  • I can read aloud and independently, taking turns and listening to others.
  • I can explain how non-fiction books are structured in different ways and can use them effectively.
  • I can explain some of the different types of fiction books.
  • I can ask relevant questions to get a better understanding of a text.
  • I can predict what might happen based on details I have.
  • I can draw inferences such as inferring a characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions.
  • I can use a dictionary to check the meaning of unfamiliar words.
  • I can identify the main point of a text.
  • I can explain how structure and presentation contribute to the meaning of texts.
  • I can use non-fiction texts to retrieve information.
  • I can prepare poems to read aloud and to perform, showing understanding through intonation, tone, volume and action.
Writing
Maths

Headteacher - Mrs Sandford
Chair of Governors - Mr Ed Rose

Colman Infant School
Colman Road, Norwich NR4 7AW

Telephone: 01603 491010

Email: office@colmaninfant.norfolk.sch.uk

Colman Junior School
South Park Avenue, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7AU

Telephone: 01603 508530

Email: office@colmanjunior.norfolk.sch.uk