Geometry in third grade introduces kids to the idea that shapes have different categories (rectangles, rhombuses, etc..) attributes (four-sided, etc...) and areas of different values. This lesson, designed by our curriculum experts, provides the guided instruction and practice that third graders need to conceptualize shapes in a deeper way. For more practice, download and print the third grade geometry worksheets recommended as part of this lesson.
This lesson includes 5 printable learning activities
Let's take this math lesson to the beach! In this fractions exercise, kids will identify shells that are split into equal parts, and answer questions about what types of fractions they see. There are a mix of seashells that show equal shares and unequal shares. This is a good visual to help your student understand that fractions are equal parts of a whole.
Calculating the area of 2d shapes with equal fractions is simplified with this easy to understand exercise.
This exercise will deepen students’ understanding of 2d shapes by exploring examples with shared attributes.
Alfalfa the turtle is always up for an adventure—especially when it involves math! In this sweet story, kids help Alfalfa find the area and perimeter of new, unfamiliar spaces she finds herself in by answering questions along the way. With the help of a grumpy chameleon named Harold, Alfalfa uses her number smarts to find her way back into the wild after she's caught.
This addition exercise will help students add it all up when calculating the perimeter of an object.
To infinity, and beyond! Help fellow space explorers prep the moon for colonization in this geometry game. This game introduces the concept of area in an engaging, interactive way. Players must also identify the areas of different structures, compare them, and create additional buildings for the incoming inhabitants. This gives kids a chance to deepen their understanding of area in a hands-on way.
This exercise will students how to calculate the area of a rectangle with ease using square units.

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