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 Standard Three

 

STANDARD THREE

UNIT 1.0: HUMAN BODY

TOPICS 1.1:

i) Sense of sight
ii) Gestures

1.2 Specific Objectives

By the end of this topic, the learner should be able to:

a) use sight to compare distance and size of objects
b) compare the strength of eyes
c) use gestures to communicate.

1.3 Content

1.3.1 Sense of sight

far/near.
big/small
the strength of eyes

1.3.2 Facial and body gestures appropriate the community

UNIT 2.0:

TOPICS 2.1: HEALTH EDUCATION

i) Good health
ii) Cleaning latrines, toilets and urinals

2.2  Specific Objectives

By the end of this topic, .the learner should be able to:
a) identify the requirements of good health
b) clean the latrines', toilets and urinals.

2.3 Content

2.3.1 Requirements for good health

food
rest
sleep
exercise

- medical care
- cleaning latrines, toilets and urinals.

UNIT 3.0: PLANTS

TOPICS 3.1:

i) Plants in different habitats
ii) Use of plants to human beings

3.2 Specific Objectives

By the end of this topic, the learner should be able to:
a) identify plants in different habitats
b) discuss uses of plants to human beings

3.3 Content

3.3.1 Plants in different habitats in the locality
3.3.2 Uses of plants to human beings (food, clothes, paper, baskets, furniture, tea,coffee, cocoa, medicine, shade, fencing and beauty)

UNIT 4.0:

TOPICS 4.1: WEATHER

i) Weather changes
ii) Effects of feather changes
on farming activities

4.2 Specific Objectives .

By the end of this topic,- the learner should be able to:
a) observe weather changes
b) record weather changes using symbols
c) describe farming activities during dry and rainy seasons.

4.3 . Content

4.3.1 Observing and recording weather changes.
4.3.2 Farming activities during dry and rainy seasons (crop growing and animal rearing only).

UNIT 5.0: ANIMALS

TOPICS 5.1:

i) Behaviour or small animals
ii) Care of animals at home

5.2 Specific Objectives

By the end of this topic, the learner should be able to:
a) observe the behaviour of small animals'
b) care for animals at home.

5.3 Content

5.3.1 Behaviour of small animals ? movement (walking, flying, crawling, hopping/leaping, swimming)
protection (coiling; running off, hiding in shells, biting, flying off, stinging).

5.3.2 Ways of caring for animals at home

watering
feeding
housing

UNIT 6.0: WATER

TOPICS 6.1:

i) Transporting water
ii) Making water safe for drinking.
iii) Storing clean, water for drinking

By the end of this topic, the learner should be able to:
a) name different ways of transporting water
b) describe some ways of making water safe for drinking
c) store clean water for drinking.

6.3 Content

6.3.1 . Means of transporting water

cans
animals
tankers
pipes

6.3.2 Making water safe for drinking

filtering
boiling

6.3.3 Storing clean water for drinking

UNIT 7.0: SOIL

TOPIC 7.1: Modelling using different soils

7.2 Specific Objectives

By the end of this topic, the learner should be able to:
a) identify the different types of soils
b) model using different soils.

7.3 Content

7.3.1 Types of soils

clay
loam
sand

7.3.2 Modelling using different soils
7.3.3 Identifying the best soil for modelling

UNIT 8.0: FOODS

TOPIC 8.1: Good behaviour when having meals

8.2 Specific Objective

By the end of this topic, the learner should be able to:

8.3 Content

8.3.1 Good behaviour when having meals not talking with food in mouth.

chewing food with mouth closed.
keeping container close to person eating.
eating reasonable quantities of food at a time
chewing food properly before swallowing.
Not licking fingers during and after meals.

UNIT 9.0: ENERGY

TOPICS 9.1:Light

TOPIC 11.1:

9.2 Specific Objective

9.3 Content

9.3.1 How light travels
9.3.2 Transparent translucent and opaque materials

9.3.3 Reflection of light

i) Light.
ii) Sound

Specific Objective

By the end of this topic, the learner should be able to:
a) reflect light
b) identify the direction of sound
c) identify the meaning of special sounds.

Reflection of light
Direction of sound
sound moves in all directions
Special sounds

hooting
ambulance siren
screaming
ringing of a bell
fire engine siren

UNIT 10.0: PROPERTIES OF MATTER

TOPICS 10.1:

i) Air in soil
ii) Air in water

10.2 Specific Objectives

By the end of this topic, the learner should be able to!
a) demonstrate presence of air in soil
b) demonstrate presence of air in water.

10.3 Content
10.31 Air in soil
10.32 Air in water

UNIT 11.0: MAKING WORK EASIER

TOPIC: 11.1 Things used in the local community to make work easier.

11.2 Specific Objectives

By the end of this topic, the learner should be able to identify tilings used in the community to make work easier.

11.3 Content

11.3.1 Tilings used in the community lo make work easier such as:
crowbar
wheelbarrow
ladder
handcart
bottle opener
hammer
spade
fishing rod
scissor
axe

Hint: Classification and mechanics of use of the tools not required.