Year 3: week 1 (number knowledge and geometry)

This week we focus on addition and subtraction facts to 10, and reflection (flips), rotation (turns) and translation (slides) in geometry.

This page suggests activities for each day. Click to download a printable PDF to help keep track of progress.


Day 1

Number facts activity

  • Go to the activity Addition to 10 - test yourself and follow the instructions for the variation.
  • Keep the pile of facts you don't yet know somewhere safe.

OR

Number facts e-ako

  • Go to the number facts pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Choose the addition and subtraction learning tool.
  • Click “Check facts to 10” and answer the questions. The green ticks show the facts you know.

Geometry e-ako

  • Go to the geometry pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Choose e-ako G2.30 (the third yellow button on the second row).
  • Work through pages 1-6.
  • Use paper and scissors to make the shapes shown on pages 5 and 6.
  • Make some of your own snowflakes and talk to a family member about the lines of symmetry you can find.

Geometry activity

  • Go to the activity Cut it Out and follow the instructions.

Day 2

Number facts activity

  • If you have addition facts in your learning pile from Day 1, select 2-3 new facts to practice today.  
  • Ask a family member to test you and if you know them you can move them to your known facts pile.
  • Go to the activity Rock, Scissors, Paper and follow the instructions.

OR

Number facts e-ako

  • Go back to the addition and subtraction learning tool.
  • Click “Learn a new fact” and complete the mini lesson. Do this three times.
  • Click “Check recent facts” and answer the questions.
  • Return to the number facts pathway and play the “Tens Frames” game “Making 10” a few times.

Geometry e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako G2.30 on the geometry pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Work through pages 7-15.
  • Use paper and scissors to make the snowflakes shown on pages 7, 8, and 9.

Geometry activity

  • Go to the activity Sea symmetry and follow the instructions.

Day 3

Number facts activity

  • Go to the activity Subtraction to 10 - test yourself and follow the instructions for the variation.
  • Add the facts you don't yet know to the collection of addition facts you don't know.

OR

Number facts e-ako

  • Go back to the addition and subtraction learning tool.
  • Click “Learn a new fact” and complete the mini lesson. Do this three times.
  • Click “Check recent facts” and answer the questions.
  • Return to the number facts pathway and play the “Number facts” game “Within 10” a few times.

Geometry e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako G2.30 on the geometry pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Work through pages 16-21.
  • Use paper and scissors to make the wave pattern shown on page 18.

Geometry activity

  • Go to the activity Tumble Time and follow the instructions.

Day 4

Number facts activity

  • If you have addition or subtraction facts in your learning pile, select 2-3 new facts to practice today.  
  • Ask a family member to test you and if you know them you can move them to your known facts pile.
  • Go to the activity Double it and follow the instructions.

OR

Number facts e-ako

  • Go back to the addition and subtraction learning tool.
  • Click “Learn a new fact” and complete the mini lesson. Do this three times.
  • Click “Check recent facts” and answer the questions.
  • Return to the number facts pathway and play the “Number pairs” game “Make 10” a few times.

Geometry e-ako

  • Go back to e-ako G2.30 on the geometry pathway in e-ako maths.
  • Work through pages 22-26.

Geometry activity

  • Go to the activity A Whale of a Time and follow the instructions to complete the activity. 

Day 5

Number facts activity

OR

Number facts e-ako

  • Go back to the addition and subtraction learning tool and “Check facts to 10” again. Hopefully you’ve got more green ticks now.
  • Return to the number facts pathway and try to beat your score on one or more of the games you’ve played.

Geometry activity

  • Use paper and scissors to make some more snowflakes and wave patterns.
  • Can you make a shape or pattern to show reflection (flipping)?
  • Can you make a shape or pattern to show rotation (turning)?
  • Can you make a shape or pattern to show translation (sliding)?