# Mathematics Primary 3 First Term Lesson Notes

### Weekly Brief: Mathematics – First Term, Primary 3

#### Week 1: Counting Whole Numbers (601-620)

• Counting Skill: Numbers 601-620.
• Writing Skill: Writing numbers in numerals and words.
• Key Topics: Counting in groups, quantitative reasoning, skip counting in 5s and 6s.
• Objective: Pupils should identify, write, and count numbers from 601-620 and solve real-life problems involving these numbers.

#### Week 2: Counting Whole Numbers (621-640)

• Counting Skill: Numbers 621-640.
• Writing Skill: Writing numbers in numerals and words.
• Key Topics: Counting in different intervals, grouping numbers, and identifying numbers.
• Objective: Pupils should identify, write, and count numbers from 621-640 and apply these skills to solve problems.

#### Week 3: Place Value of Numbers

• Counting Skill: Numbers 641-660.
• Writing Skill: Writing numbers in numerals and words.
• Key Topics: Place value of digits, grouping numbers by thousands, hundreds, tens, and units.
• Objective: Pupils should understand and apply place value concepts to numbers from 641-660.

#### Week 4: Ordering Whole Numbers

• Counting Skill: Numbers 641-660.
• Writing Skill: Writing numbers in numerals and words.
• Key Topics: Ordering numbers, using symbols >, <, =, and grouping numbers.
• Objective: Pupils should order numbers, compare them using >, <, =, and group them appropriately.

#### Week 5: Introduction to Fractions

• Counting Skill: Numbers 661-680.
• Writing Skill: Writing numbers in numerals and words.
• Key Topics: Understanding proper, improper, and mixed fractions; drawing fractions of shapes.
• Objective: Pupils should identify and work with different types of fractions and apply them to solve problems.

#### Week 6: Fractions Continued

• Counting Skill: Numbers 681-700.
• Writing Skill: Writing numbers in numerals and words.
• Key Topics: Equivalent fractions, ordering fractions, and adding fractions with the same denominators.
• Objective: Pupils should work with equivalent fractions, order them, and add fractions with the same denominators.

#### Week 7: Mid Term Test and Break

• Focus: Review of all topics covered so far.
• Activities: Mid-term test to assess understanding and a break for relaxation.

#### Week 8: Addition of Whole Numbers

• Counting Skill: Numbers 1-400, 401-700, and 1-700.
• Writing Skill: Writing numbers in numerals and words.
• Key Topics: Addition of 2 and 3-digit numbers without and with renaming.
• Objective: Pupils should add numbers with and without renaming and solve real-life problems involving addition.

#### Week 9: Addition of Numbers

• Counting Skill: Numbers 701-720, 401-720, 1-720.
• Writing Skill: Writing numbers in numerals and words.
• Key Topics: Addition of 2 and 3-digit numbers using the partial sum method.
• Objective: Pupils should use partial sums to add numbers and apply this method in problem-solving.

#### Week 10: Subtraction of Numbers

• Counting Skill: Numbers 721-750.
• Writing Skill: Writing numbers in numerals and words.
• Key Topics: Subtraction of 2 and 3-digit numbers with and without renaming, using partial sums.
• Objective: Pupils should subtract numbers with and without renaming and solve problems related to subtraction.

#### Week 11: Revision

• Focus: Comprehensive review of all topics covered throughout the term.
• Activities: Revision exercises, practice tests, and problem-solving activities.

#### Week 12: Examination

• Focus: Formal examination covering all topics from the term.
• Activities: Complete the examination paper, review answers, and provide feedback.

This brief provides an overview of the topics covered each week, along with the objectives and key activities planned for Primary 3 Mathematics during the first term.

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