This is the beginning year of stage 2. Year 3 students will independently read and comprehend familiar and challenging texts. They will write literary and factual texts in terms of topic, purpose, audience and language by drafting, revising and proofreading.
Students learn new strategies in mathematics such as the jump and split strategy in addition and subtraction. They continue to work with 3-digit numbers and are introduced to 4-digit numbers.
They begin to investigate and explore different environments and communities, comparing them to their own. They participate in physical activity and investigate how it contributes to a healthy and active lifestyle. Strategies continue to be developed to form and maintain positive relationships with their peers.
Year 3 experiment with a range of different art forms and appreciate various art qualities and styles. Students sing, play and move to music, demonstrating a basic understanding of musical concepts