 • 3
Third Class Standards
Top Mathematicians
• Number
• 3.NS.1.1
Place value
explore and identify place value in whole numbers, 0-999
read, write and order three-digit numbers
round whole numbers to the nearest ten or hundred
explore and identify place value in decimal numbers to one place of decimals.
• 3.NS.1.2a
Operations
- Addition and subtraction
add and subtract, without and with renaming, within 999
know and recall addition and subtraction facts
solve word problems involving addition and subtraction
• 3.NS.1.2b
Operations - Multiplication
- develop an understanding of multiplication as repeated addition and vice versa
- explore, understand and apply the zero, commutative and distributive properties of multiplication
- develop and/or recall multiplication facts within 100
- multiply a one-digit or two-digit number by 0-10
- solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving multiplication of whole numbers
• 3.NS.1.2b
Operations - Multiplication
- develop an understanding of multiplication as repeated addition and vice versa
- explore, understand and apply the zero, commutative and distributive properties of multiplication
- develop and/or recall multiplication facts within 100
- multiply a one-digit or two-digit number by 0-10
- solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving multiplication of whole numbers
• 3.NS.1.2c
Operations - Division
- develop an understanding of division as sharing and as repeated subtraction, without and with remainders
- develop and/or recall division facts within 100
- divide a one-digit or two-digit number by a one-digit number without and with remainders
- solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving division of whole numbers
• 3.NS.1.2c
Operations - Division
- develop an understanding of division as sharing and as repeated subtraction, without and with remainders
- develop and/or recall division facts within 100
- divide a one-digit or two-digit number by a one-digit number without and with remainders
- solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving division of whole numbers
• 3.NS.1.3
Fractions
identify fractions and equivalent forms of fractions with denominators 2, 4, 8 and 10
compare and order fractions with appropriate denominators and position on the number line
calculate a fraction of a set using concrete materials
develop an understanding of the relationship between fractions and division: 1/4 of 32 = 8, 32/4 = 8
calculate a unit fraction of a number and calculate a number, given a unit fraction of the number
solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving fractions
• 3.NS.1.4
Decimals
identify tenths and express in decimal form
order decimals on the number line
solve problems involving decimals.
• Algebra
• Data
• 3.D.1.1
Representing and interpreting data
collect, organise and represent data using pictograms, block graphs and bar charts
read and interpret tables, pictograms, block graphs and bar charts
use data sets to solve and complete practical tasks and problems
• 3.D.1.2
Chance
use vocabulary of uncertainty and chance: possible, impossible, might, certain, not sure
order events in terms of likelihood of occurrence
identify and record outcomes of simple random processes
• Shape and Space
• 3.SS.1.1
2-D shapes
identify, describe and classify 2-D shapes: square, rectangle, triangle, hexagon, circle, semicircle, oval and irregular shapes
explore, describe and compare the properties (sides, angles, parallel and non-parallel lines) of 2-D shapes
construct and draw 2-D shapes
combine, tessellate and make patterns with 2-D shapes
identify the use of 2-D shapes in the environment
solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving 2-D shapes.
• 3.SS.1.2
3-D shapes
identify, describe and classify 3-D shapes, including cube, cuboid, cylinder, cone, sphere, triangular prism, pyramid
explore, describe and compare the properties of 3-D shapes
explore and describe the relationship of 3-D shapes with constituent 2-D shapes
construct 3-D shapes
solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving 2-D and 3-D shapes.
• 3.SS.1.3
Symmetry
identify line symmetry in the environment
identify and draw lines of symmetry in two-dimensional shapes
• 3.SS.1.4
Lines and angles
identify, describe and classify vertical, horizontal and parallel lines
recognise an angle in terms of a rotation
classify angles as greater than, less than or equal to a right angle
solve problems involving lines and angles.
• Measures
• 3.M.1.1
Length
estimate, compare, measure and record lengths of a wide variety of objects using appropriate metric units (m, cm)
rename units of length in m and cm
solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving the addition and subtraction of units of length (m, cm)
• 3.M.1.2
Area
estimate, compare and measure the area of regular and irregular shapes
• 3.M.1.3
Weight
estimate, compare, measure and record the weight of a wide variety of objects using appropriate metric units (kg, g)
solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving the addition and subtraction of units of weight (kg and g)
• 3.M.1.4
Capacity
estimate, compare, measure and record the capacity of a wide variety of objects using appropriate metric units (l, ml)
solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving the addition and subtraction of units of capacity (l, ml)
• 3.M.1.5
Time
consolidate and develop further a sense of time passing
read time in five-minute intervals on analogue and digital clock (12-hour)
record time in analogue and digital forms
read and interpret simple timetables
rename minutes as hours and hours as minutes
read dates from calendars and express weeks as days and vice versa
solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving times and dates
• 3.M.1.6
Money (use up to introduction of the euro)
rename amounts of money as pounds or pence and record using p or £ symbol and decimal point
solve and complete one-step problems and tasks involving the addition and subtraction of money.
• 3.M.1.7
Money - euro
rename amounts of euro or cents and record using symbols and decimal point
solve and complete one-step problems and tasks involving the addition and subtraction of money.