Grade 3 – Term 1 Activities

Writing – Narratives

  • The writing process (prewriting, drafting, revising, editing and publishing)
  • The traits of a good writer (ideas, voice, word choice, conventions, sentence fluency, organisation)
  • How to find good ideas
  • What to include in the planning stage of writing
  • Having a theme or message in writing
  • Describing a character and setting
  • Describing an emotion
  • Using paragraphs
  • Organising the events in writing
  • Revising and editing their work to improve it


Reading – analysing the traits of a writer

  •  How to find the main idea and theme in a text
  • How authors use word choice to describe a character and setting
  • How authors create emotion in their writing
  • How authors choose to organise their writing

Maths – place value, addition and subtraction

  • The place and value of numbers
  • Regrouping and Partitioning numbers
  • Using number lines
  • The purpose of zero
  • Odd and Even Numbers
  • The language of addition and Subtraction
  • Multiple strategies to add and subtract
  • Problem Solving
  • Choosing the right strategy
  • Analysing sums for errors
  • Worded problems


  • The characteristics of a good team and leader
  • Inclusion
  • Character strengths, traits, values, and skills
  • Problem solving and negotiating
  • Different roles in a team
  • Working as a team
  • Reflecting on teamwork