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English - Examining imaginative texts

This term in English students listen to, read, view and interpret imaginative texts from different cultures. They comprehend the texts and explore the text structure, language choices and visual language features used to suit context, purpose and audience. They create a multimodal imaginative text.


Throughout this unit students will apply a variety of mathematical concepts in real-life, life-like and purely mathematical situations. Through the proficiency strands: Understanding, Fluency, Problem Solving and Reasoning students have opportunities to develop understanding of:

  • Number and place value - count in sequences beyond 1000, represent and partition 4-digit numbers, use place value to add (written strategy), represent multiplication as arrays and repeated addition, identify part-part-whole relationships in multiplication situations, recall multiplication number facts, identify related division number facts, recall addition and subtraction number facts, add and subtract with multiples of 10 and 100, add and subtract two-digit and three-digit numbers, add two-digit numbers using a written strategy.
  • Patterns and algebra - identify and describe number patterns involving 3-digit numbers, identify and continue patterns resulting from addition and subtraction
  • Money and financial mathematics — represent money amounts in different ways, count collections of coins and notes, choose appropriate coins and notes for shopping situations, and calculate change and simple total.
  • Fractions and decimals — represent unit fractions of shapes and collections, represent familiar unit fractions symbolically, solve simple problems involving, halves, thirds, quarters and eighths

Measurement and Geometry

Measure using metres, compare, order and measure the mass of objects, measure the mass of familiar objects using kilograms.


3A – Mr Dwayne Kerrisk

3B – Miss Crystal Tucker

3C – Mrs Frances Smyth

3D – Miss Mel Westra                                                           

3E – Miss Hayley King

3F – Miss Jess Hayes

Advancement teacher - Mrs Tracey Tuhoro