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Year 3

Objectives covered in Year 3:


Chronological Understanding

I can describe where the people and events studied fit within a chronological framework and identify similarities and differences between ways of life in different periods. (Band 2)

I can use an increasing range of common words and phrases relating to the passing of time.

I can describe memories of key events in his/her life using historical vocabulary.

I can use historic terms related to the period of study. (Band 4)


Historical Enquiry

I can use sources of information in ways that go beyond simple observations to answer questions about the past. (Band 4)

I can use a variety of resources to find out about aspects of life in the past. (Band 4)


Historical Interpretations

I can understand that sources can contradict each other. (Band 4)


Organisation and Communication

I can record what he/she has learned by drawing and writing. (Band 2)

I can communicate his/her learning in an organised and structured way, using appropriate terminology.(Band 4)


Understanding of Events, People and Changes

I can describe the achievements of the earliest civilizations - an overview of where and when the first civilizations appeared and a depth study of one of the following: Ancient Sumer; The Indus Valley; Ancient Egypt; The Shang Dynasty of Ancient China. (Band 6)

I can describe changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. (Band 6)