Shapes and objects: Year 3 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 3 is for the topic of Shapes and objects. Students identify and describe 3D objects and their geometric properties. Students develop their understanding of an object’s properties by creating models using a variety of materials. They explore common objects in the environment and explain the features that make them useful.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 3
Audience Teacher
Purpose Planning support, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Student task, Home practice tasks
Format Web page
Keywords lesson plans, assessment task, teaching strategies, pedagogies, Australian Curriculum, learning from home, misconceptions

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Space
Topics Shapes and objects
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Make, compare and classify objects, identifying key features and explaining why these features make them suited to their uses

Numeracy progression Understanding geometric properties (P3)

Copyright details


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