Hi Student, The CBSE prepares the syllabus for the academic year of class 3 for all the subjects. The CBSE Class 3 English Syllabus Program, as you know very well that the Central Board Secondary Education (CBSE) has its curriculum. They hold the supreme authority to change it further for the benefit of students. In this article, you can get the latest CBSE Class 3 English Syllabus for the academic year 2023-24.
The demand for Class 3 English at the initial stage of schooling is evident in the mushrooming of private ‘English medium’ schools and in the early introduction of English as a subject across the states/ UTs of the country. Though the problems of feasibility and preparedness are still to be solved satisfactorily, there is a general expectation that the educational system must respond to people’s aspirations and need for English. Within the eight years of education guaranteed to every child, it should be possible in 5 years to ensure basic English language proficiency, including basic literacy skills of reading and writing.
2. Objectives of Class 3rd English
3. Class 3 English Syllabus
4. Marking Scheme
5. Class 3 English Useful Resources
6. Frequently Asked Questions
CBSE Class 3 English Syllabus Overview
Before discussing the CBSE Class 3 English Syllabus, let’s check the short summary.
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Objectives of Class 3rd English
The general objectives at Level-1 are:
• to build familiarity with the language primarily through spoken input in meaningful situations
(teacher talk, listening to recorded material, etc.).
• to provide and monitor exposure to and comprehension of spoken, and spoken and written inputs (through mother tongue, signs, visuals, pictures, sketches, gestures, single
• to help learners build a working proficiency in the language, especially in listening
with understanding and basic oral production (words/phrases, fragments of utterances,
formulaic expressions as communicative devices).
• to recite and sing poems, songs and rhymes and enact small plays/skits
• to use drawing and painting as precursors to writing and relate these activities to oral
• to become visually familiar with the text [word(s)], what it means, and to notice its components letter (s) and the sound values they stand for.
• to associate meaning with written/printed language.
At the end of this stage, learners should be able to
• talk about themselves, members of the family and the people in their surroundings.
• follow simple instructions, requests and questions, and use formulaic expressions appropriately
• enjoy doing tasks (including singing a rhyme or identifying a person, object or thing) in
• recognise whole words or chunks of language
• recognise small and capital forms of the English alphabet both in context and in isolation
• read simple words/short sentences with the help of pictures and understand them
• write simple words/phrases/short sentences
CBSE Class 3 English Syllabus 2023-24
Understanding the basics of English, grammar and the use of the alphabet are the major areas of concern for class 3 English subjects. Let us now discuss the CBSE Class 3 English syllabus with topics to be covered and the month assigned.
Class 3 English Merigold Syllabus
The Magic Garden
Nina and the Baby Sparrows
|3.||Little by Little|
The Enormous Turnip
A Little Fish Story
|5.||The Balloon Man|
The Yellow Butterfly
The Story of the Road
|7.||Puppy and I|
Little Tiger, Big Tiger
|8.||What’s in the Mailbox?|
My Silly Sister
He is My Brother
|10.||How Creatures Move|
The Ship of the Desert
Class 3 English Merigold Syllabus Explained in Video
In this session, we provide a video about the Class 3 English syllabus. You can see the subject-related videos on our YouTube channel.
CBSE Class 3 English Marking Scheme
Here in this section, we are providing the Class 3 English Marking Scheme, Students/ Parents/ Teachers are advised to check the Marking Scheme of Class 3 from NCERT Book.
|Name of the Chapter||Months||Name of the Examination|
|Chapter-1 Good morning||April|
|Chapter-2 The magic garden|
|Chapter-3 Bird talk||May|
|Chapter-4 Naina and the baby||July (2nd week)||FA-1 (20 Marks)|
|Chapter-5 Little by little|
|Chapter-6 The enormous turnip|
|Chapter-7 Sea Song||August|
|Chapter-8 A little fish story|
|Chapter-9 The balloon man||September (1st week)||FA-2 (20 Marks)|
|Chapter-10 The yellow butterfly|
|Revision and half-yearly Exam||October (3rd week)||SA-1 (60 Marks)|
|Chapter-12 The story of the road|
|Chapter-13 Puppy and I|
|Chapter-14 Little Tiger big tiger||December (1st week)||FA-3 (20 Marks)|
|Chapter-15 What in the mailbox|
|Chapter-16 My silly sister|
|Chapter-17 Don’t tell.||January (4th week)||FA-4 (20 Marks)|
|Chapter-18 He is my Brother|
|Chapter-19 How Creature move||February|
|Chapter-20 The ship of the desert|
|Revision and final exam||March (2nd week)||SA-2 (60 Marks)|
Class 3 English Useful Resources
Below we have mentioned the updated CBSE Class 3 English Study Material. Students can download the complete Subject wise in PDF Format for practice purposes.
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