CBSE CLASS 3 SYLLABUS
Class 3 English Course Structure
Jumbled, Punctuation(capital letters, full stop, comma, question mark)
common, proper, collective Recapitulation of Articles Creative writing - Writing step-by-step instruction;
Introduction to the concept of Diary Entry; Writing a paragraph on 'Myself'
Use of is, am, are, was, were
Introduction to the concept of auxiliary verbs Elocution (to develop speaking skills)
Main verbs - base, past and past participle form Creative writing based on the correct usage of three forms of the verb Reading Comprehension: Story excerpt from Black Beauty/Wind in the Willows.
Creative writing: Report on endangered animals after research project Palindromes
quality, quantity( number), shape, colour
Homonyms- words that sound alike but have different meaning
Degrees of adjectives Excerpt from King Arthur
Write a story Introduction of Adverbs- words that add more to a verb, adjective, another adverb Contractions Willy Wonka and the chocolate Factory/Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (the movie)- writing review of the movie
and, but, as, because, if, so, though, although Compound Words Picture compositionPrepositions- place, time, direction Comprehension Passage Developing a given outline into a story.
Interjections Recapitulation of punctuation and inclusion of sign of exclamation Similes Role enactment from the folktale-
River Talk Poetry on Wind/water Compose poems using similes on wind and water.
Alphabetical order with words beginning with the same letterGender Alliteration Nonsense poems using alliteration
Letter writing: understand and use the format of informal letters.
Antonyms and Synonyms,Introduction of Direct and Indirect speech,Story of Alice in Wonderland
Creative Writing: dialogues
Class 3 Math Course Structure
Describe and draw various 2D and 3D shapes, corners, sides, edge, diagonals Elevation and side views of simple objects Create shapes using tangram pieces Tiling and tessellations using a given shape Distinguish between shapes that tile and that do not tile.
4 DIGIT NUMBERS
Read and write 4 digit numbers. Develop vocabulary of groups, thousands, hundreds, tens and ones.
Number names and numerals Counting in different ways starting from any number Expanding the number with respect to place value
Greatest and smallest numbers with given digits Introduction of even/odd numbers through pairing
Adding with and without regrouping Add multiples of ten, hundred mentally Commutative property of addition Solve addition problems presented through pictures and verbal description Making addition stories and solving word problems (Upto Three Digits)
subtracting with and without carry over Subtract multiples of ten, hundred mentally Solve subtraction problems presented through pictures and verbal description Making subtract stories & solving word problems
Multiplication tables of 6,7,8,9 (skip counting) Multiplication (mentally) with 0, 1,10,100 Multiplication with and without regrouping in ones, tens, hundreds Simple word problems Lattice method
Relate division with multiplication
Division using multiplication table Quotient and remainder Division( mentally) with number itself 1, 10,100 Even and odd numbers (dividing by 2) Division without remainder and regrouping Division with regrouping Simple long division by one digit number
Identify simple symmetrical shapes and patterns Make patterns and designs from straight lines and other geometrical shapes. Number patterns in multiplication and division Fraction: Reading and Understanding fractions - Numerator, Denominator Equivalent fraction, comparing of like fractions ( through paper folding) Measurement: Length, Mass, Capacity Use of standard conversion from one unit to other Comparing lengths or distance, massesvolumes or capacities Addition and subtraction in measurement. Simple word problems
Telling time and duration Compute number of weeks in a year Conversion of hours into minutes; minutes into second; weeks into days and vice-versa Sequence the events chronologically Data handling: Collects data and represent in terms of pictograph choosing appropriate scale Drawing conclusion from data
Class 3 Science Course Structure
Living and nonliving things –
Classification and Distinction Understanding self as a living thing Matter- definition and states of matter Description of sense organs including taste buds. Prediction in daily life (story, weather, match, test result and consequent relation to scientific prediction)
Different types of Animals -
similarities, dissimilarities Habitat of Animals Crawling animals, flyers and insects Birds - their living places, eating habits, common features like feathers and sounds, beaks, claws as per their food habits. Why birds can fly?
Plants and plant diversity
Plant diversity in terms of their life span, types of stem, root and size Germination Function of Leaves photosynthesis, types of what, seasonal shedding, usefulness of leaves Preparing Manure the natural way
Sources of food -
plants and animals Food pyramids. Balanced diet and nutrients – its importance Significance of food for various age groups – milk, vegetables, pulses, cereals, etc.Environment friendly houses and buildings Garbage disposal and segregation Biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste Materials used for construction Eco friendly construction materialIdentifying different parts of a vehicle Example of Force and Motion in our daily life – push, pull Inventions in the field of Science and Technology related to communication Fuel and its use Plants and animals need water (adaptation and modification) Importance of rain and rain water harvesting Three forms of water, condensation and evaporation. Water Purification,Water cycle Cloud formation, wind, precipitation, humidity Science, Space and Astronomy
Understanding Space –
comets, meteors and asteroids Affects of global warming on the earth Earth as a magnet . Solar system Rotation and revolution Effects of Rotation and Revolution Discoveries and inventions in Astronomy Satellites, telescope, astronauts, spacecraft
Class 3 Social Science Course Structure
Man is a social animal. Significance of a healthy body with a healthy mind and its importance in the growth of a happy and healthy society ,Physical Disabilities - Eye problems, hearing problems, etc.Human Body DiseasesConstructing the family history (family tree up to three generations) Hereditary features Diseases and symptoms
Concept of a family.
Family as a support system (sharing, caring, values) Relationships, Concept of family in ancient period and in modern times (early man- to present time) Explain why extended family is better?
Animals as resources -
dairy, poultry, fishery, leather, sericulture.
Classifications of animals based on their eating habits and habitat. Migratory Birds
Different kinds of plants and vegetables grown in different climates and regions Dependence of human beings on plants for everyday life. Classification of plants as per the landforms Conservation of Plants Cultural diversity in food
Different ways of cooking Types of vessels used for different ways of cooking Meals – daily, festivals and other occasions. Food habits (Then and Now) Balanced and healthy diet for growing children essential for the society and the nation's growth.
Houses in different parts of the world Need for shelter for living beings.
Characteristics of a good house Mapping of neighbourhood
Animal homes and shelter for Plants (Green house) Houses from the ancient to modern period. Future Houses.
meaning and features required for a healthy growth of a community
History of transport and communication Modes of transport then and now.Workers associated with railways/ airports.
What is communication? Postal services Mass communication Modern means of communication Personal Communication
Sources of Water-
Water is for everyone How does water reach our houses? Uses of water Saving water Air and Water - necessity for survival Is water harvesting necessary?
Four main seasons their characteristics Clothes, festivals and foods related to each season Significance of festivals Festivals - religious, harvest (purpose and ways of celebration) Festivals celebrated by people of different religions.
National festival of your country and neighbouring countries
Identification of currency Convert one unit into another Currency used in other countries Add and subtract amounts Make and read rate charts and bills Estimate the numbers to the nearest tens