Our Planet, Our World

Year 3

Unit Overview

This project teaches children to locate countries and cities, and use grid references, compass points and latitude and longitude. They discover the five major climate zones. They learn about significant places in the United Kingdom and their closet city of Manchester. The skill of creating a sketch map is also developed in this unit of work.

โ‡ MEMORABLE MOMENT

Creating their own sketch map.

๏ธโœ๏ธ WRITING OPPORTUNITIES

Labelling maps.

Making notes during research lessons.

๐ŸŒณ LEARNING OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM

Creating their own sketch map of the playground.

Unit Sequence: Learning Intentions

๐Ÿ BIG FINISH

Quiz on types of maps and what they are useful for.


๐Ÿ“– FOCUS TEXT(S)ย 

Atlas