The Ontario Curriculum: Elementary

Grade 3


The Arts, Grades 1-8, 2009 (revised)

This document replaces The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 1-8: The Arts, 1998. Beginning in September 2009, all arts programs for Grades 1 to 8 will be based on the expectations outlined in this document.

French as a Second Language: Core, Grades 4–8; Extended, Grades 4–8; Immersion, Grades 1–8, 2013
French As A Second Language, French Immersion, Grades 1-8, 2001
Health and Physical Education, Grades 1-8, Interim Edition, 2010 (revised)
Health and Physical Education, Grades 1-8, 1998
Language, Grades 1-8, 2006 (revised)
Mathematics, Grades 1-8, 2005 (revised)
Native Languages, Grades 1-8, 2001
Science and Technology, Grades 1-8, 2007

The updated electronic version of The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 1-8: Science and Technology, 2007 includes the glossary, omitted from the previously posted version. Please note that this update also includes a revision in the Achievement Chart category "Thinking and Investigation" and reflects factual corrections in some expectations. This updated electronic version is the same as the published document.

Social Studies, Grades 1-6; History and Geography, Grades 7-8, 2013 (revised)
Social Studies, Grades 1-6; History and Geography, Grades 7 and 8, 2004 (revised)

Resource Documents Specific to this Grade


Other Policy and Resource Documents

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