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Year 3 Literacy

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1 Modal Verbs Modal Verbs
Objective: To identify and use modal verbs with the appropriate form of the main verb.
2 Verbs Simple Verbs
Objective: To identify and use verbs. To understand a verb can be: an action or doing word, a state of being or ownership.
3 Adverbs Adverbs
Objective: To identify and use adverbs. To understand an adverb tells something about (modifies) a verb.
4 Common Nouns Common Nouns
Objective: To show a common noun names an object or thing.
5 Nouns Proper Nouns
Objective: To show a proper noun is used to name a person, place or a title.
6 Nouns Collective and Abstract Nouns
Objective: To identify and use collective and abstract nouns.
7 Let’s hit the beach! Modals of obligation
Objective: Learn about modals of obligation.
8 Let’s hit the beach! Imperatives
Objective: Learn how to use imperatives.
9 Contractions Contractions
Objective: To identify and use contractions.
10 Apostrophe – Possession Apostrophe – Possession
Objective: To use the apostrophe of possession correctly.
11 Clauses Clauses
Objective: To identify and use clauses including adjectival, adverbial and noun clauses.
12 Sentence Structure Part a Subject and Predicate
Objective: To identify the subject and predicate within a sentence and to understand they are the two main parts of a sentence.
13 Thanks and goodbye Time clauses
Objective: Learn how to use time clauses.
14 Verbs Simple Verbs
Objective: To identify and use verbs. To understand a verb can be: an action or doing word, a state of being or ownership.
15 Verbs Verbs – Tense
Objective: To identify and use the correct tense of verbs: past, present and future.
16 Simple and Compound Verbs Simple and Compound Verbs
Objective: To identify and use simple and compound verbs.
17 Auxiliary Verbs Auxiliary Verbs
Objective: To identify and use auxiliary verbs within compound verbs.
18 Regular and Irregular Verbs Regular and Irregular Verbs
Objective: To identify and use regular and irregular verbs in the present and past tense.
19 Verbs – Infinitives Verbs – Infinitives
Objective: To identify and use the infinitive form of the verb.
20 What’s Homestay? Simple Present
Objective: Learn the correct structure for the simple present.
21 Setting off Present perfect
Objective: Learn the correct structure for the present perfect.
22 Amazing Aussie animals Present continuous
Objective: Learn about the present continuous tense.
23 Amazing Aussie animals Past continuous
Objective: Learn about the past continuous tense.
24 Big day out! The future with ‘will’ and ‘going to’
Objective: Learn the uses of ‘will’ and ‘going to’ to talk about the future.
25 Modal Verbs Modal Verbs
Objective: To identify and use modal verbs with the appropriate form of the main verb.
26 Adverbs Adverbs
Objective: To identify and use adverbs. To understand an adverb tells something about (modifies) a verb.
27 Amazing Aussie animals Giving facts and opinions
Objective: Present phrases that ask for and give opinions.
28 Thanks and goodbye Talking about feelings
Objective: Present constructions for talking about feelings.
29 What do you like to do? Adverbs of frequency
Objective: Learn about the past continuous tense.
30 Spelling Skills Spelling
Objective: To correctly spell words after adding suffixes: ‘ing’, ‘ed’, ‘er’, ‘est’.
31 Vowels and Consonants Vowels and Consonants
Objective: To identify and use vowels and consonants.
32 Vowels Vowels – Long and Short
Objective: To identify long and short vowel sounds, and their use.
33 Plurals Plurals 1 – simple
Objective: To form plurals (more than one) by adding ‘s’ and ‘es’ correctly.
34 Plurals Plurals 2 – special rules
Objective: To form plurals with special rules: words ending in ‘y’ and ‘f’.
35 Homonyms – Homophones and Homographs Homonyms – Homophones and Homographs
Objective: To identify and use correctly homonyms, both homophones and homographs.
36 Spelling Skills Spelling
Objective: To correctly spell words after adding suffixes: ‘ing’, ‘ed’, ‘er’, ‘est’.
37 What do you like to do? Expressing likes and dislikes
Objective: Present phrases used to express likes and dislikes.
38 Other Places and Other Times A New Penfriend
Objective: Students will develop their reading comprehensions skills by reading a letter of introduction to a penfriend. They will also practise the present continuous tense and become familiar with vocabulary about different nationalities.
39 Other Places and Other Times Will we have robots?
Objective: Students will develop their comprehension skills by reading a text in which the future tense is used.
40 Commas 2 Commas 2
Objective: To use commas: to separate places, to separate clauses within sentences, and when using direct speech.
41 Colons and Semi-Colons Colons and Semi-Colons
Objective: To use colons and semi-colons correctly.
42 Homonyms – Homophones and Homographs Homonyms – Homophones and Homographs
Objective: To identify and use correctly homonyms, both homophones and homographs.