Curriculum 15-16

All quarterly break downs are tentative

Grade III

Phonics

1st quarter

2nd quarter

3rd quarter

4th  quarter

Read Write Inc

Read Write Inc

Read Write Inc

Read Write Inc

Reading

Students should be able to:

         Extend vocabulary

         Use phonics to tackle unfamiliar words

         Understand context and structure of sentences

         Scan and skim text independently

1st quarter

2nd quarter

3rd quarter

4th  quarter

Stage 8

except Viking Adventure and Victorian Adventure

Stage 8

Stage 9

Stage 9

Poetry

Students should be able to enjoy poetry and respond to the sounds, rhyme and rhythm

1st quarter

2nd  quarter

3rd quarter

4th  quarter

Glow- worms

Glow- worms

Glow -worms

Glow -worms

Grammar and punctuation

Students should be able to

         Make the correct choice of words

         Learn basic sentence structure

         Maintain the correct tense

         Build up on the use of adjectives and adverbs

1st quarter

2nd  quarter

3rd quarter

4th  quarter

         Parts of speech and sentence structure

         Verbs - simple present and continuous

         Common and proper nouns

         Adjectives

         Past and present tenses

         Alphabetical order

         Singular and plural

         Exclamation mark

         Adverbs

         Prepositions

         Pronouns

         Conjunctions

         Homophones

         Opposites

         Apostrophe

         Connectives

         Speech marks and speech bubbles

Writing

Students should be able to

         Form and place letters correctly

         Spell

         Use extended vocabulary and the correct tense to express their thoughts

         Follow a sequence of time and events

1st quarter

2nd  quarter

3rd quarter

4th  quarter

         Picture description

         Lists contents, ingredients shopping or guest lists

         Records diary

         Account writing

         Captions titles and advertisements

         Descriptive writing person and place

         Instructions recipes and games/activities

         Messages informal and invitations

         Letter writing

Speaking

Students should be able to hold a conversation, read and recite confidently, maintaining eye contact and clarity

 

 

 

 

1st quarter

2nd quarter

3rd quarter

4th quarter

Poetry recitation

Describing events and experiences

Dialogue delivery

Role play and class discussions

Listening

Students attention span should enhance

1st quarter

2nd  quarter

3rd quarter

4th  quarter

Listening to peers and answering questions

Listening to instructions and explanations

Listening to stories from books or CDs

Listening to accounts of different events and experiences