Year 3 Curriculum

Below are the skills needed, with links to resources to help with that skill. We also enourage plenty of exercises and book work. Curriculum Home

Important: this is a guide only.
Check with your local education authority to find out their requirements.

Year 3 | Counting
☐ Skip count by 25's, 50's, 100's to 1,000
Skip Count by 100
Skip Count by 25
Skip Count by 50
Skip Counting by 5
Definition of Skip Counting
Skip Counting
Year 3 | Addition
☐ Use a variety of strategies to add 3-digit numbers (with and without regrouping)
Addition
Addition in Columns
Addition Tips and Tricks
Addition Worksheets
☐ Use and explain the commutative property of addition
Addition Tips and Tricks
Commutative, Associative and Distributive Laws
Smart Blocks
Definition of Commutative Law
Activity: Commutative, Associative and Distributive
☐ Understand and use the associative property of addition
Addition Tips and Tricks
Commutative, Associative and Distributive Laws
Smart Blocks
Definition of Associative Law
Activity: Commutative, Associative and Distributive
Year 3 | Subtraction
☐ Use a variety of strategies to subtract 3-digit numbers (with and without regrouping)
Subtraction
Subtraction by Addition (Complements Method)
Quick Subtraction
Subtraction by Regrouping (Borrowing)
Subtraction Worksheets
Year 3 | Multiplication
☐ Develop fluency with multiplication facts: 2x, 3x, 4x, 5x, 10x
Billiard Tables
Broken Calculator
Mathionaire Multiplication Quiz
Reaction Math
Speed Math
Mixed Times Tables
Printable Multiplication Table
Multiplication Tips and Tricks
Math Trainer - Multiplication
Multiplication - Times Tables
Test your Multiplication - Times Tables From 2 to 15
Six Times Tables
Multiplication Worksheets
Eight Times Tables
Five Times Tables
Four Times Tables
Nine Times Tables
Printable Multiplication Table
Printable Multiplication Table - Small Size
Seven Times Tables
Ten Times Tables
Test your Maths
Three Times Tables
Two Times Tables
☐ Use a variety of strategies to solve multiplication problems with factors up to 12 x 12
Billiard Tables
Mathionaire Multiplication Quiz
Math Match Game
Speed Math
Printable Multiplication Table
Multiplication Tips and Tricks
Math Trainer - Multiplication
Mixed Times Tables
Six Times Tables
Multiplication - Times Tables
Test your Multiplication - Times Tables From 2 to 15
Multiplication Worksheets
Eleven Times Tables
Eight Times Tables
Five Times Tables
Fix the Equation
Four Times Tables
Nine Times Tables
Printable Multiplication Table
Printable Multiplication Table - Small Size
Seven Times Tables
Ten Times Tables
Test your Maths
Three Times Tables
Twelve Times Tables
☐ Use the area model, tables, patterns, arrays, and doubling to provide meaning for multiplication
Number Blocks Freeplay
☐ Use 1 as the identity element for multiplication
Definition of Multiplicative Identity
☐ Use the zero property of multiplication
Definition of Zero
☐ Use and explain the commutative property of multiplication
Commutative, Associative and Distributive Laws
Multiplication - Times Tables
Definition of Commutative Law
Multiplication Tips and Tricks
Year 3 | Division
☐ Demonstrate fluency and apply single-digit division facts
Division Worksheets
Division
Test your Maths
☐ Use tables, patterns, halving, and manipulatives to provide meaning for division
Division
Year 3 | Numbers
☐ Identify odd and even numbers
Even and Odd Numbers
Colorable Number Chart
Definition of Odd Number
Definition of Even Number
☐ Develop an understanding of the properties of odd/even numbers as a result of addition or subtraction
Even and Odd Numbers
☐ Read and write whole numbers to 1,000
Definition of Whole Number
Definition of Thousand
Activity: Count to a Billion
☐ Compare and order numbers to 1,000
Ordering Game
Ordering Numbers
Definition of Ordering
In Order
☐ Understand the place value structure of the base ten number system: 10 ones = 1 ten 10 tens = 1 hundred 10 hundreds = 1 thousand
Place Value
Decimals
☐ Use a variety of strategies to compose and decompose three-digit numbers
Decimals
Year 3 | Fractions
☐ Develop an understanding of fractions as part of a whole unit and as parts of a collection
Fractions
Interactive Fractions
Match the Fraction
Match the Fraction - Fraction to Number Line
Match the Fraction - Fraction to Pizza
Match the Fraction - Words to Number Line
Match the Fraction - Words to Pizza
Proper Fractions
Fraction Number Line
☐ Use manipulatives, visual models, and illustrations to name and represent unit fractions (1/2,1/3,1/4,1/5,1/6 and 1/10) as part of a whole or a set of objects
Interactive Fractions
Match the Fraction
Match the Fraction - Fraction to Number Line
Match the Fraction - Fraction to Pizza
Match the Fraction - Words to Number Line
Match the Fraction - Words to Pizza
☐ Understand and recognize the meaning of numerator and denominator in the symbolic form of a fraction
Fractions
Interactive Fractions
Match the Fraction
Common Denominator
Proper Fractions
Reciprocal of a Fraction
☐ Recognize fractional numbers as equal parts of a whole
Fractions
Interactive Fractions
Match the Fraction
Match the Fraction - Fraction to Number Line
Match the Fraction - Fraction to Pizza
Match the Fraction - Words to Number Line
Match the Fraction - Words to Pizza
Proper Fractions
☐ Explore equivalent fractions (1/2, 1/3, 1/4)
Equivalent Fractions
Fractions
Fraction Number Line
Least Common Denominator
☐ Compare and order unit fractions (1/2, 1/3, 1/4) and find their approximate locations on a number line
Number Line
Fraction Number Line
Ordering Game
Year 3 | Measurement
☐ Select tools and units appropriate for the length measured
Introduction to US Standard Units
Definition of Ruler
Definition of Linear Scale
US Standard Lengths
Activity: Discover Lengths
☐ Select and use standard (metric or US) and non-standard units to estimate measurements
Activity: Compare Lengths
Metric Length
Definition of Estimate
Definition of Estimation
US Standard Lengths
Estimation (Introduction)
Activity: Discover Lengths
Activity: Personal Measures
Activity: Grass for the Garden
☐ Use a ruler to measure to the nearest standard unit (centimeters or inches)
Metric Length
US Standard Lengths
Activity: Discover Lengths
Activity: Personal Measures
☐ Weigh objects (using grams or ounces)
US Standard Mass (Weight)
Introduction to US Standard Units
Metric Mass (Weight)
Metric System of Measurement
Definition of Balance Scales
Activity: Discover Mass
☐ Recognize capacity as an attribute that can be measured
Definition of Capacity
Activity: Discover Capacity (Volumes)
☐ Compare capacities (e.g., Which contains more? Which contains less?)
Measuring 2 Litres
Measuring 2, 2 and 3 Liters
Measuring Just 1 Liter
Pouring Liquid
Activity: Discover Capacity (Volumes)
☐ Measure capacity, using standard units (liters or pints)
Measuring Cups
Introduction to US Standard Units
US Standard Volume
Metric Volume
Metric System of Measurement
Activity: Discover Capacity (Volumes)
Year 3 | Time
☐ Relate unit fractions to the face of the clock: * Whole = 60 minutes * 1/2 = 30 minutes * 1/4 = 15 minutes
Clocks - Digital and Analog
☐ Tell time to the minute, using digital and analog clocks
Date and Time Clock
Clocks - Digital and Analog
Analog and Digital Clocks Animation
Time Worksheets
The Time - Converting AM/PM to 24 Hour Clock
Activity: Clocks and Angles
Year 3 | Geometry (Plane)
☐ Define and use correct terminology when referring to shapes (circle, triangle, square, rectangle, rhombus, trapezoid, kite and hexagon)
Shapes Freeplay
Quadrilaterals - Square, Rectangle, Rhombus, Trapezoid, Parallelogram
Definition of Circle
Definition of Quadrilateral
Definition of Square
Definition of Rectangle
Definition of Rhombus
Definition of Trapezoid
Definition of Parallelogram
Definition of Triangle
Definition of Isosceles Triangle
Definition of Scalene Triangle
Regular 2D Shapes - Polygons
Interactive Quadrilaterals
Definition of Hexagon
Hexagon
☐ Identify congruent and similar figures
Congruent
Similar
Definition of Congruent
Definition of Similar
Transformations
☐ Identify and construct lines of symmetry
Geometry - Reflection
Symmetry - Reflection and Rotation
Symmetry Artist
Reflection Symmetry
Definition of Symmetry
Definition of Reflection Symmetry
Definition of Line Symmetry
Definition of Mirror Image
Definition of Axis of Symmetry
Symmetry Jigsaw Puzzles
Activity: Symmetry of Shapes
Lines of Symmetry of Plane Shapes
Year 3 | Geometry (Solid)
☐ Name, describe, compare, and sort three-dimensional shapes: cube, cylinder, sphere, torus, prism, pyramid and cone
Spinning Cone
Spinning Cylinder
Spinning Cube (Hexahedron)
Polyhedrons
Prisms with Examples
Pyramids
Sphere
Torus
Definition of Cube
Definition of Cylinder
Definition of Sphere
Definition of Prism
Definition of Pyramid
Definition of Cone
Spinning Square Pyramid
Spinning Triangular Pyramid
Set of All Points
☐ Identify the faces on a three-dimensional shape as two-dimensional shapes
Polyhedrons
Definition of Face
Platonic Solids
Activity: Investigating the Platonic Solids and other solids
Year 3 | Pre-Algebra
☐ Use the symbols <, >, = (with and without the use of a number line) to compare whole numbers and unit fractions (1/2,1/3,1/4,1/5,1/6 and 1/10)
Comparing Numbers
Compare Unit Fractions
Number Line
Introduction to Inequalities
Definition of Number Line
Fraction Number Line
Equal, Less and Greater Than Symbols
Compare Fractions
Comparing Fractions
☐ Describe and extend numeric (+, -) and geometric patterns
Patterns
Definition of Number Pattern
Pattern Match - Numbers
Pattern Match - Shapes
Make your own Number Patterns
Pattern Match - Colors
☐ Develop strategies for selecting the appropriate computational and operational method in problem solving situations
Why the Answer is Always 1089
Add Two Numbers and the Answer is Always 1089
Year 3 | Data
☐ Formulate questions about themselves and their surroundings
Activity: Improving Questions
Activity: Asking Questions
☐ Collect data using observation and surveys, and record appropriately
How to Do a Survey
Survey Questions
Activity: Parking Spaces
Definition of Data
What is Data?
Maths is Fun - Math Resources
Activity: Counting Cars
☐ Construct a frequency table to represent a collection of data
Showing the Results of a Survey
How to Do a Survey
Frequency Distribution
Activity: An Experiment with a Die
Activity: An Experiment with Dice
Maths is Fun - Math Resources
☐ Identify the parts of pictographs and bar graphs
Pictographs
Bar Graphs
Make a Bar Graph
Data Graphs (Bar, Line, Pie)
☐ Display data in pictographs and bar graphs
Data Graphs (Bar, Line, Pie)
Showing the Results of a Survey
Pictographs
Bar Graphs
Make a Bar Graph
Activity: Parking Spaces
Activity: An Experiment with a Die
Activity: An Experiment with Dice
☐ State the relationships between pictographs and bar graphs
Pictographs
Bar Graphs
☐ Read and interpret data in bar graphs and pictographs
Data Graphs (Bar, Line, Pie)
Showing the Results of a Survey
Pictographs
Bar Graphs
Make a Bar Graph
☐ Formulate conclusions and make predictions from data graphs
Showing the Results of a Survey
Activity: Parking Spaces
Year 3 | Estimation
☐ Estimate numbers up to 500
Estimation Games
Estimation (Introduction)
Definition of Estimation
Definition of Estimate
Visual Estimation
☐ Recognize real world situations in which an estimate (rounding) is more appropriate
Visual Estimation
Estimation (Introduction)
Estimation Tips and Tricks
Activity: Count to a Billion
Rounding Numbers
Activity: Grass for the Garden
Activity: Garden Area
Approximate Solutions
Activity: Estimation
☐ Check reasonableness of an answer by using estimation
Visual Estimation
Estimation (Introduction)
Estimation Tips and Tricks
Year 3 | Money
☐ Count and represent combined coins and dollars, using currency symbols ($0.00)
Money Master
Currencies of the World

 

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