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Year 3 & 4

Uphill Primary School – Mastery Curriculum for English

Year 3/4 – Year A

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

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How would you like to be time traveller?

Changes over time

How did they do that?

Compare and Contrast

How Green is our planet?

Preserve and Protect

Text Types

(examples)

Write to Entertain

Narrative- historical

Write to Inform

Non- Chron Reports

Write to Entertain

Narrative- in imaginary Worlds

Write to Inform

Recounts - newspapers

Write to Entertain

Narrative which raises issues

Write to persuade and discuss

S& L – debate focus

Discussion and Persuasion

Books to support

Ug

Stig of the Dump

Leon and Bob

Varjak Paw

Joseph

Howard Carter

Egyptian Cinderella

Today I met a whale

Krindlekrax

Belonging/Window

Text level features

 

*Discussing historical narrative- features

Create settings, character and plot

 

 

*Organisation devices: headings and sub headings

Organise paragraphs around a theme

Discussing features of narrative using WAGOLLs

Create settings, character and plot

Organise paragraphs around a theme

Organisations deveices: captions, headlines,

Organise paragraphs around a theme

Discussing features of narrative using WAGOLLs

Create characters, settings and plot

Organise paragraphs around a theme

Rehearse sentences orally including dialogue building a rich vocabularly

Discuss and record ideas

Use sentence stems..

(discuss, argue, present, analyse, persuade , review)

Sentence level features

Use of inverted commas for direct speech

Read aloud using appropriate intonation, tone and volume

Use a range of sentence types – simple, compound and complex

Use conjunctions ( when, before, after, so because)

Adverbs ( then, soon, next, therefore) and Prepositions ( during in) to express time and cause

Extending sentences using more than one clause by using a wider range of conjunctions ( when, if because , although)

Choose nouns and pronouns for clarity and to avoid repetition

Suggest improvement to grammar and vocabulary

Use of a thesauraus

 

Standard English verb inflections ( I did vs I done)

Read aloud with appropriate intonation, tone and volume

Extending sentences using more than one clause

Read aloud with appropriate intonation, tone and volume

Word level

Spell further homophones

Spell commonly misspelt words

Possessive apostrophe in regular and irregular plurals

Contracted forms

Form nouns using prefixes ( anti, super)

Other prefixes and suffixes

Using correct form of “a” and “an”

Revision and consolidation

Revision and consolidation

Grammar Terminology

Direct speech, inverted commas, speech marks, word family, consonant, vowel

Preposition, adverb, possessive and singular

Clause, subordinate clause

Suffix, prefix

Standard English

Revision and Consolidation

Revision and Consolidaton

Uphill Primary School – Mastery Curriculum for English

Year 3/4 – Year B

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

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Were the Vikings Vicious?

 

How does the body work?

What makes Britain Great?

Text Types

(examples)

Write to Entertain

Narrative- myths and legends

Write to Persuade

S& L debate focus

 

Write to Entertain

Narrative – imaginary worlds

Write to Inform

Explanation

Write to Entertain

Narrative- journeys

Write to Inform

Non- Chron Reports

Books to support

The Last Viking

Hiccup

Stink the Shrinking Kid

The Magic School bus

Edward Tulane

Paddington’s Guide to London

Text level features

 

Discussing features of narrative using WAGOLLs

Create settings, character and plot

Organise paragraphs around a theme

Rehearse sentences orally including dialogue building a rich vocabulary

Discuss and record ideas

Use sentence stems..

(discuss, argue, present, analyse, persuade , review)

Discussing features of narrative using WAGOLLs

Create characters, settings and plot

Organise paragraphs around a theme

Organisations devices: headings and subheadings, diagrams

Organise paragraphs around a theme

 

*Discussing narrative- features - WAGOLLs

Create settings, character and plot

Organise paragraphs around a theme

 

 

*Organisation devices: headings and sub headings

Organise paragraphs around a theme

Sentence level features

Fronted adverbials ( e.g later that day, I heard bad news)

Use of comma after adverbial

Discuss conventions in a play script

 

Suggest improvements to grammar and vocabulary

Use the present perfect form of verbs instead of simple past ( he has gone out to play instead of he went out to play)

 

Well structured description to evoke emotion ( emotive language used to persuade)

Use a range of sentence types and clauses

 

Developed description using figurative language

 

Suggest improvements to grammar and vocabulary

Read aloud with appropriate intonation, tone and volume

Use of inverted commas for direct speech

Read aloud using intonation

 

Noun phrases expanded by the addition of modifying adjectives,nouns and prepositional phrases ( the teacher – expanded to- the strict maths teacher with curly hair)

Extend sentences using more than one clause by using a wider range of conjunctions

Appropriate choice of pronoun or noun within and cross sentences to aid cohesion and avoid repetition

 

Word level

Formal and informal conventions

 

Converting nouns or adjectives into verbs using suffixes ( e.g ate – ise,ify)

Verb Prefixes ( e.g dis, de,, mis, over and re)

Revision and consolidation

Begin to look at Year 5

Apostophes to mark singular and plural possession ( e.g the girls’ name v the girl’s name)

Standard English forms for verb inflections instead of local spoken forms ( e.g we were instead of we was)

Grammar Terminology

adverbial

Common , collective nouns

Abstract noun

Revision and Consolidaton Begin to look at Year 5

Determiner

Pronoun and possessive pronoun

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