Year 3 students participate in a range of engaging and challenging learning activities.
In Reading, students will be exploring different comprehension strategies, such as identifying information directly stated in text. They will be building upon their understanding of how to make an inference, using prior knowledge, as well as clues from the text, to infer about the characters, setting or events. Students will also be working on identifying main idea, summarising and finding the author’s purpose. They will be using a variety of fiction and non-fiction text types, such as narratives, expositions, and poetry to help with this.
In Writing, students will be working on planning and writing exposition, procedural and narrative texts, as well as information reports. They will look closely at the structure and language of all text types, as well as practising editing skills, recognising, and using a range of punctuation and grammar. They will also further develop their skills in descriptive writing (settings and characters), writing to a time limit will be a skill students will work towards in preparation for NAPLAN.
In Mathematics, students will be working towards building on a range of Number, Measurement, Geometry, Statistics and Probability skills such as:
In Year 3, students will also participate in the following programs: