Math


Third Grade

 

 

 

Assessments

Smarter Balanced Assessment Information

 

Universal Math Screener

 

Culminating assessments at the end of every unit (The recording sheet and scoring guide are used to see if students Need Development, are Making Progress, or are Strongly in Place on a particular standard.)

Unit 1   Unit 2  Unit 3   Unit 4   Unit 5    Unit 6 

 

Efficient Assessment Ideas (These are embedded lessons that can be used as evidence of progress towards a standard.)

Unit 1   Unit 2  Unit 3   Unit 4   Unit 5    Unit 6 

 

Number Talk Assessments (These are used to see progress of strategies and attainment of grade level standards - See Chapter 2.)

 

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Common Roseburg Grade 3 Problem Solving Prompts

    Problem Solving Scoring Guide

    Work Sample Feedback Form K-8

    Math Problem Solving Tips

 

Additional Resources

 

Technology Resources

 

Unit 1

 

http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/EstimatorFour/?version=1.6.0_02&browser=MSIE&vendor=Sun_Microsystems_Inc. A “Four in a Row” game where players get checkers when they quickly and efficiently estimate a sum to two numbers.

 

http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/Estimate/estimate.html Students estimate the number indicated on a number line.

 

http://www.curriculumsupport.education.nsw.gov.au/primary/mathematics/numeracy/mental/index.htm Mental computation strategies with some fun graphics to demonstrate the strategies.

 

http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/SpeedGrid/Addition/urikaadd2res.html A fun race against time using mental addition skills.

 

http://letsplaymath.wordpress.com/tag/mental-math/ Offers ideas for other games and links to additional math sites.

 

http://www.aaamath.com/pro.html Students practice identification and application of arithmetic properties.

 

http://www.cdli.ca/CITE/math_problems.htm A source for teachers to get ideas for additional word problems for students

 

Graphs can be created using templates such as the pictograph template below: http://www.beaconlearningcenter.com/documents/2351_5255.pdf

Pictographs can be created using excel following the directions below: http://faculty.kutztown.edu/schaeffe/Excel/Vallone/Vallone_Excel.pdf

Pictographs can be created using a website such as: http://gwydir.demon.co.uk/jo/numbers/pictogram/pictogram.htm

Bar graphs can be created using a website such as:

 

If students are having difficulty thinking of a question, these websites have many ideas:

http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/numbers13.html

http://www.uen.org/lessonplan/upload/10867-2-14587-graphing_ideas.pdf

This website create bar graphs based on random sets of shape.

http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/BarGraphSorter/

 

Unit 2

 

http://www.multiplication.com/

           This site contains practice games for multiplication facts as well as teacher resource pages

           with instructional ideas on how to introduce multiplication.

 

http://www.haelmedia.com/OnlineActivities_txh/mc_txh3_002.html

           This site allows students to make arrays and see the associated facts.

 

http://www.lessonplanspage.com/MathLAMultiplicationDivisionUsingTheDoorbellRang23.htm 

            Both websites above provide teacher resources for the book The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins.

http://www.softschools.com/math/games/division_practice.jsp

            This site allows for practice with division. The student or teacher can determine the parameters for the divisor, dividend, and number of problems

 

http://www.mathlearningcenter.org/web-apps/pattern-shapes/  

This site allows students to work with pattern blocks in an interactive applet and easily print their work.

 

http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=U109

This site contains numerous ideas for introducing multiplication, including the array model.

 

http://mason.gmu.edu/~mmankus/whole/base10/asmdb10.htm#div

      This site for teachers and parents provides information on using base 10 blocks to solve     

      division problems with an area model.

 

http://www.eduplace.com/math/mw/background/3/08/te_3_08_overview.html

This site provides background information on the relationship between multiplication and division.

 

Unit 3

 

http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?id=46

This website provides actives for measuring the area of rectangles.

 

http://www.mathplayground.com/area_perimeter.html

 

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L384/index.html

 

 

Unit 4

 

http://catalog.mathlearningcenter.org/apps/geoboard*Geoboard

 

http://www.mathcats.com/explore/polygons.html - Explore Polygons

 

http://www.math-play.com/Polygon-Game.html - Name the Shape

 

http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L350

Complete lesson on rectangles and parallelograms

 

http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L813

Shape Up Lesson from Illumination

 

http://catalog.mathlearningcenter.org/apps/pattern-shapes *Pattern Block Fractions

 

http://people.rit.edu/mecsma/Professional/Puzzles/Pentominoes/P-A.html  

Provides several beginner problems with solutions for pentominos.

 

http://puzzler.sourceforge.net/docs/pentominoes.html

Solutions to several pentomino puzzles such as the one below.

 

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072532947/student_view0/grid_and_dot_paper.html Printable dot and graph paper

 

http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/ShapeExplorer/?version=1.6.0_07&browser=MSIE&vendor=Sun_Microsystems_Inc.&flash=10.0.32

Randomly generated rectangles for which the perimeter and the area can be found

 

http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/perimeter_and_area/index.html

Instruction on finding area and perimeter of shapes with practice. Levels 2 and 3 (for area) require finding the area of several rectangles and adding the areas together.

 

http://www.learner.org/courses/learningmath/measurement/session9/part_a/index.html An interactive task for teachers to explore area and perimeter.

 

http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/

Create a bar graph online.

 

http://www.softschools.com/math/data_analysis/pictograph/make_your_own_pictograph/ Create a Picture Graph

 

Unit 5

 

http://www.kidsnumbers.com/turkey-terminator-math-game.php

 

http://www.visualfractions.com/

 

https://www.conceptuamath.com/app/tool-library Conceptua Learning Tools (Fraction Tab) are great for both parents and teachers while working on fraction concepts.

 

http://www.gregtangmath.com/satisfraction This game allows the user to filter by various comparison strategies (e.g., common numerator, common denominator, etc.) and requires students to vary between picking the largest and smallest fractions.

 

http://www.gamequarium.com/fractions.html

 

http://www.learningplanet.com/sam/ff/index.aspThis site has both teacher and student activities .

 

http://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/fraction-number-line.html

 

http://www.visualfractions.com/FindGrampy/findgrampy.html

 

https://www.brainpop.com/games/battleshipnumberline/

 

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/fractions/AnimalRescueFractionsNumberLineGame.htm

    Students estimate position on an empty number line in these engaging games.

     

http://mrnussbaum.com/pizza_game/index.html

http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/fractions/index.htm

http://www.primarygames.com/fractions/2a.htm

 

Unit 6

 

http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/ElapsedTime/?version=disabled&browser=MSIE&vendor=na&flash=10.0.32

This website features several activities surrounding elapsed time using analog or digital clocks.

 

http://donnayoung.org/math/clock.htm

This website has printable blank clock faces.

 

http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=63

Students can use this website to enter their data and create a bar graph.

 

http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/BarGraph/

This is a different link to the same program as above.

 

http://www2.smarttutor.com/player/swf/Math_measurement_tools_Weight_Lev3_vol_01_ss_t3_edact_n_y_3_1.swf  Website that allows students to practice using a balance scale

 

http://www.mathsisfun.com/measure/metric-mass.html This site provides some background on metric measures and lists items that weigh about one kilogram.

 

http://gadoe.georgiastandards.org/mathframework.aspx?PageReq=MathHunt

This a link to a classroom video of this task. Teachers may want to view this video to see how one teacher implemented this task in his classroom.

 

http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/default.aspx

“Create A Graph” by the National Center for Education Statistics is a web-based program which allows students to create a bar graph.

 

http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/mentalmaths/grapher.html

This site is limited in its use but very simple to use – most labels can be renamed.

 

http://www.thefutureschannel.com/dockets/realworld/teaching_zoo/ 

This FUTURES video is a great introduction to this task. Students see how important accurate measurements using both metric and standard weights are important in a zoo.