Grade 3

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Ms Jaz Mara

Grade 3 Teacher

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Curriculum Overview

Language Arts

Grammar

  • Able to use Capitalization.
  • Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences; using conjunctions.
  • Form and use regular and irregular verbs
  • Form and use regular and irregular plural nouns
  • Form and use superlative and comparative adjectives and adverbs.
  • Use of all nouns
  • Write sentences in present, past and future tense.
  • Use of commas, quotation marks and apostrophes.

Reading

  • Ask and answer questions.
  • Recount stories.
  • Describe characters in a story.
  • Critically analyze and explain how character’s actions contribute to the sequence of events.
  • Understand point of view.
  • Compare and contrast themes, plots and characters.

Writing

Students will learn how to write:

  • Opinion Pieces
  • Informative/ Explanatory Pieces
  • Narrative Writing

Students will:

  • Produce and publish writing using (development, editing, and use of technology)
  • Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Speaking & Listening

  • Engage in collaborative discussions
  • Determine the main ideas and supporting details when reading aloud.
  • Ask and answer questions.
  • Participate in debates and prepare speeches.
Social Studies

Vikings

  • Describe the Vikings and their way of life.
  • Locate the regions the Vikings occupied on the map.
  • Compare and contrast the Vikings to the Ancient Romans.
  • Describe and sketch the Viking ships.
  • Retell the legends of Eric the Red and Leif Eriksson.
  • Learn about the Viking Gods and myths.

World Rivers

  • Understand why civilizations sprang up alongside rivers.
  • Explain how irrigation helped farmers.
  • Define terminology related to rivers.
  • Identify rivers of the world.
  • Describe how rivers were used for trading
  • Discuss the dangers that face navigators on the river.

Ancient Rome

  • Recall the legends surrounding Ancient Rome.
  • Identify the Roman Gods and Goddesses.
  • Describe the Roman Republic and its society.
  • Retell the Punic Wars and explain their importance in the history of Ancient Rome.
  • Explain who Julius Caesar and Cleopatra were.
  • Explain why Julius Caesar was killed.
  • Describe how Caesar Augustus improved Rome.
  • Understand how the Mediterranean Sea and Roman roads helped the Romans manage their empire.
Physical Education
  • Learn the difference between jogging and running.
  • Jump and land in different planes.
  • Balance using curling, twisting and stretching actions.
  • Throw underhand to a partner or target
  • Catch a gently tossed hand-size ball
  • Dribble and travel with the ball.
  • Pass and receive a ball with the insides of the feet to a stationary partner.
  • Volley a ball using different patterns.
  • Work independently for extended periods of time.
  • Engage actively in the activities of physical education class without teacher prompting.
KP
  • Learn basic Malaynon Greetings and conversation.
  • Describe and compare Philippine physical feature, weather and climate, foods and vegetables grow in a certain area.
  • Distinguish Filipinos physical characteristics
  • Explain the way of life of early Filipinos and compare past and present.
  • Recognize different mythical creatures; to know the characteristics and the story, and to create a story.
Art
  • Able to create cards
  • Create mosaic art and design
  • Make crafts using paper mache
  • Create Head Pieces (UN Day)
  • Create their own Cartoons
  • Make Flowers from Crepe Paper
  • Make Snowmen from ice-cream sticks
  • Design and make posters
  • Complete still life drawings
  • Create oil Paintings on Canvas
Science

The Introduction to Science

  • Learn about the investigating process in science.
  • Understand how models are used.
  • Compare scientific results.

Life Science

  • Describe and draw plant and animal life cycles.
  • Classify animals.
  • Explain why plants and animals change and adapt.
  • Identify structural adaptations in plants and animals.
  • Investigate the different ecosystems of the world.
  • Distinguish the trophic levels in food chains and food webs.
  • Relate how environmental changes affect living things.
  • Understand and evaluate changes to the earth’s surface.

Earth & Space Science

  • Explain the water cycle.
  • Differentiate between the different forms of precipitation.
  • Understand the need for hydrologists in the world.
  • Explain the factors that affect weather.
  • Identify the seasons in relation to the position of the Earth on its axis.
  • Understand the movement of the moon and the Earth.
  • Model the phases of the moon.

Physical Science

  • Compare the physical properties of matter.
  • Draw the states of matter.
  • Explain the physical properties of matter.
  • Understand how simple machines work.
Mathematics

Numbers and Operations & Algebraic thinking

  • Solve problems involving multiplication and division.
  • Understand properties of multiplication.
  • Relate multiplication and division.
  • Multiply and divide within 100.
  • Identify and explain patterns in arithmetic.
  • Use place value understanding and properties of operations.

Numbers and Operations – Fractions

  • Develop understanding of fractions as numbers
  • Fraction as a number on the number line
  • Equivalence of fractions in special cases; compare fractions by reasoning about their size.

Geometry

  • Understand that shapes in different categories may share attributes.
  • Partition shapes into parts with equal areas.

Measurement

  • Be able to measure and estimate.
  • Predict time to the nearest minute; measure time intervals in minutes. Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of time intervals in minutes.
  • Measure and estimate liquid volumes and masses of objects.
  • Add, subtract, multiply, or divide to solve one-step word problems involving masses or volumes.
ICT

Microsoft Word

  • Browse documents
  • Insert hyperlink
  • Remove hyperlink
  • Insert bullet and number list
  • Insert symbols and equations
  • Insert page break and section break
  • Work with tables, headers and footers
  • Copy, move, delete and rename files
  • Print files
  • Troubleshoot printing

 

  • Copy, move, delete and rename files
  • Print files
  • Troubleshoot printing

Typing Skills

  • Introduce home row keys
  • Key drills