Scheme of Work

# Mathematics Scheme Of Work For Primary 3

This article provides you with the Mathematics scheme of work and the curriculum for the first term, second term, and third term for primary 3 pupils.

## Mathematics Scheme of Work Primary 3 First Term

Whole number up to 999

• Correct counting of number up to 999
• Counting in groups of hundred tens and units (HTU)
• Ordering whole numbers with symbol <and >

Fractions

• Fractions (1/2 , 1/3, ¼ 1/5 1/6)
• Fractions of shapes square, circles rectangle and triangle
• Equivalent fractions
• 2. Ordering of fractions

• Addition of 2digit number with exchanging or renaming
• Addition of 3dight numbers taking two at a time
• add fractions with the same denominator
• mention the need for correct addition of numbers and fractions in everyday activities

Subtraction

• Subtraction of 2-digit numbers with exchanging or renaming
• Subtraction of 3digit numbers
• Subtraction of 3 numbers taking two at a time
• subtract fractions with the same denominator
• mention the need for correct subtraction of numbers and fractions in everyday activities

Multiplication

• Basic multiplication from 1×1 to 9×9
• Multiplication of 2digit number by 1-digit e.g. 2 4x 4 or 23×4 =
• Multiplication of three 1-digit numbers taking two at a time

## Mathematics Scheme of Work Primary 3 Second Term

Division

• Division of whole numbers not exceeding 48 by 2, 3, 4, 5and 6 without remainder
• Factors of whole number not exceeding 48
• find a missing factor in a given numbers
• distinguish between multiples and factors

Open Sentence

Pupils should be able to:

• find missing numbers in open sentences
• identify the relationship between – addition and subtraction, – subtraction
• solve related quantitative aptitude problems

Money

• Changing money not exceeding N20.00 into smaller units
• Shopping involving addition and subtraction with money not greater than N20
• Multiplication of money with product not exceeding N20

Length

• Measure of length widths and comparison of estimates with actual measurement using steps and hand span
• Measuring and finding the perimeter of regular figures in meters and centimeters
• Comparing nonstandard measure e.g. arms length
• Measurement in meters and centimeters

Time

Pupils should be able to:

• say time accurately in hours and minutes

## Mathematics Scheme of Work Primary 3 Third Term

Time

Pupils should be able to:

• gives dates in day and month.
• mention the importance of time in daily life activities

Weight

• Introduction of grams and kilograms as units of measurement
• Weight of some rocks and minerals
• appreciate the need for grams and kilograms as standard units of measure for transactions
• change grams to kilogram and kilograms to grams

Capacity

• Identifying liter as a unit of measuring capacity
• Measuring liquid e.g. water with graduated cylinder up to any stated number of liters

Symmetry

Pupils should be able to:

• identify shapes with lines of symmetry
• identify lines of symmetry in everyday life
• State properties of square, rectangle and triangles
• Identify that some shapes in everyday life are square, rectangular, triangular and circular and therefore see mathematics in everyday life
• distinguish between curves and straight lines
• identify the presences of straight lines and curve in real life situations
• draws square, rectangle, triangles and circles

Pictogram

Pupils should be able to:

• read and represent information in pictograms using vertical and horizontal arrangements
• represent information on a pictogram
• identify the most common features of pictogram (the mode)
• mention then usefulness of pictogram (the mode)

### Bolarinwa Olajire

An associate lecturer with demonstrated history of working in the education industry. Skilled in analytical skills, C++, Fortran, and Entrepreneurship. Strong education professional with a M. SC focused in condensed matter from University of Ibadan and PhD student at FUNAAB.