• Math for 3rd Grade

     

    BIG IDEAS:

    1. developing understanding of multiplication and division and strategies for multiplication and division within 100

    2. developing understanding of fractions, especially unit fractions (numerator 1)

    3. developing understanding of the structure of rectangular arrays and of area

    4. describing and analyzing two-dimensional shapes

     

    UNITS:

    1. Multiplication & Division

    2. Place Value, Addition & Subtraction

    3. Relating Area to Multiplication & Division by Partitioning Shapes

    4. Exploring Fractions

    5. Measurement & Data Analysis

    6. Measurement, Data & Geometry


    Math Fact Fluency

     

    ADDITION & SUBTRACTION:

    • Students will be able to utilize addition and subtraction facts fluently to solve problems.

    • Students are expected to add and subtract within 1,000.

     

    MULTIPLICATION & DIVISION:

    • Trimester 1:

      • Students will be able to automatically recall skip counting sequences for 2, 3, 4, 5, 10 (multiplication readiness.)

      • Students will be able to divide into equal groups.

    • Trimester 2:

      • Students will be able to automatically recall multiplication tables of 0, 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 10, square numbers (i.e. 3x3 and 7x7), and single-digit division of these facts.

    • Trimester 3:

      • Students will be able to automatically recall multiplication facts for tables 0 through 10, square numbers, and recall division facts that are related.

     

    * Please review addition and subtraction facts from Second Grade on a regular basis.

    * Please practice multiplication and division facts daily once they are introduced!

    * Students will take fact tests throughout the year to build fluency and confidence.

     

    Math Homework consists of 60 minutes per week (Friday-Friday) of Dreambox Learning. This online program reinforces skills on your child's level and at his or her personal pace.