Year 3 English (WA)

Core Program

A comprehensive course that develops your child’s potential in the key subject area of English. Each lesson contains 90 minutes dedicated to developing literacy.

Course Goals
  • Develop advanced literal and inferential comprehensions skills
  • Develop competency and creativity in writing across a range of text types
  • Develop superior spelling skills
  • Develop an advanced vocabulary
  • Develop grammar, usage and punctuation skills
Course Structure
  • 4 terms in a year, 10 weeks in a term
  • 1.5 hour lessons per week, during term
  • Can be combined with Creative Writing (English + Creative Writing: 2 hour lessons per week)
  • Can be combined with Maths & General Ability (English + Maths & General Ability: 3 hour lessons per week)
  • Students attend lessons at their allocated time schedule
  • Small class group based
  • Experienced educators
Course Outline

Year 3 English

Term 1
Week 1 — Comprehension, Vocabulary, Nouns, using adjectives & adverbs
Week 2 — Comprehension, Vocabulary, common nouns, homophones, maps
Week 3 — Comprehension, Vocabulary, proper nouns
Week 4 — Comprehension, Vocabulary, collective nouns, Anagrams, semantics
Week 5 — Comprehension, Vocabulary, Singular & Plural nouns
Week 6 — Comprehension, Vocabulary, Nouns, prefixs & suffixes
Week 7 — Comprehension, Vocabulary, Articles
Week 8 — Term test, Comprehension, Vocabulary, Personal pronouns, diary entry
Week 9 — Comprehension, Vocabulary, personal pronouns – 2, “oi” as in coin, “el” as camel
Week 10 — Comprehension, Vocabulary, Homophones, possessive pronouns, silent “W” as wrist

Term 2
Week 1 — Comprehension, Vocabulary, Adjectives, Singular & Plural nouns
Week 2 — Comprehension, Vocabulary, more adjectives, compound words
Week 3 — Comprehension, Vocabulary, possessive adjectives, contractions, mononyms
Week 4 — Comprehension, Vocabulary, pointing adjectives, punctuation, collective nouns
Week 5 — Comprehension, Vocabulary, Comparing adjectives, Am/is/are, antonyms, homophone
Week 6 —
Week 7 —
Week 8 —
Week 9 —
Week 10 —

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