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Stepping Through Addition and Subtraction Word Problems
Stepping Through Addition and Subtraction Word Problems
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Stepping Through Addition and Subtraction Word Problems
Use this lesson to teach your students how to determine if they should use addition, subtraction, or both operations to solve a word problem by following four simple steps.
3rd grade
Math
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Which Unit of Measurement?
Which Unit of Measurement?
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Which Unit of Measurement?
Get your students explaining estimations and measurements of liquid volumes and masses of objects! Use this lesson independently or alongside *Estimating Measurements of Mass and Volume Using Metric Units.*
3rd grade
Math
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Two-Step Word Problems with Mixed Operations - Gamified!
Two-Step Word Problems with Mixed Operations - Gamified!
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Two-Step Word Problems with Mixed Operations - Gamified!
Students will have fun learning the Read, Draw, Write (RDW) strategy on two-step, mixed operation problems. First they will learn RDW, and then they will practice it in a game called Four in a Row.
3rd grade
Math
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Associative Property of Multiplication
Associative Property of Multiplication
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Associative Property of Multiplication
Teach your students to recognize and use the associative property of multiplication.
3rd grade
Math
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Boom, Clap! Patterns in the Multiplication Table
Boom, Clap! Patterns in the Multiplication Table
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Boom, Clap! Patterns in the Multiplication Table
BOOM! Have a blast teaching your students how to find and use patterns within the multiplication table to increase fluency with multiplication and build number sense.
3rd grade
Math
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Regrouping with Popsicle Sticks: Double-Digit Subtraction
Regrouping with Popsicle Sticks: Double-Digit Subtraction
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Regrouping with Popsicle Sticks: Double-Digit Subtraction
Can you break a ten? An everyday exchange of money can help students think about regrouping to subtract. Students will use bundled popsicle sticks to see how values grouped into tens can be regrouped into ones to allow us to subtract.
3rd grade
Math
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Stepping Through Multiplication and Division Word Problems
Stepping Through Multiplication and Division Word Problems
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Stepping Through Multiplication and Division Word Problems
Teach your students four simple steps to help them solve multiplication and division word problems with confidence.
3rd grade
Math
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What Are Equivalent Fractions?
What Are Equivalent Fractions?
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What Are Equivalent Fractions?
Get your students to think deeply about fractions as they discuss which pictures show equivalence. Use this as a stand alone lesson or a pre-lesson for the *Equivalent Fractions: Are They Equal?* lesson.
3rd grade
Math
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What is My Place Value?
What is My Place Value?
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What is My Place Value?
Expand on your students' knowledge of base ten numbers with this lesson that introduces the students to the place and value of digits within a number.
3rd grade
Math
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Are You Connected to Me?
Are You Connected to Me?
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Are You Connected to Me?
How are quadrilaterals connected? In this lesson, your students will learn about the relationship between quadrilaterals by drawing, defining, and labeling different ones.
3rd grade
Math
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Making Measurements for Line Plots
Making Measurements for Line Plots
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Making Measurements for Line Plots
In this hands-on lesson, your students will get to sharpen their measuring skills as they measure lengths of items in your classroom to the nearest quarter inch. They'll get to then use their data to create line plots.
3rd grade
Math
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Beyond Just Addition
Beyond Just Addition
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Beyond Just Addition
In this interactive lesson that includes the use of clock manipulatives, students will discover that addition goes beyond straightforward addition problems. Finding the elapsed time is easy with addition!
3rd grade
Math
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Multiplication and Area in the Community Garden
Multiplication and Area in the Community Garden
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Multiplication and Area in the Community Garden
Help your students get creative as they apply multiplication skills to find the area of a community garden of their own design! In this lesson, students will practice finding the area of a rectangle within a real-world context.
3rd grade
Math
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Sums for Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
Sums for Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
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Sums for Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
Teach your students to add mixed numbers and improper fractions with the same denominator using the counting up strategy with number lines.
3rd grade
Math
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What's the Problem?
What's the Problem?
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What's the Problem?
High order thinking skills are critical skills for students of all ages. In this lesson, your students will create word problems about money.
3rd grade
Math
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Show Me Equivalent Fractions!
Show Me Equivalent Fractions!
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Show Me Equivalent Fractions!
In this lesson, students will construct their own number lines and bar models to find equivalent fractions.
3rd grade
Math
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Polygon Perimeters with Tantalizing Tangrams!
Polygon Perimeters with Tantalizing Tangrams!
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Polygon Perimeters with Tantalizing Tangrams!
Teach your students to find the perimeter of polygons using real world examples. They will make polygon pictures using tangrams and practice finding the perimeters of the polygons in their masterpieces.
3rd grade
Math
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Let's Talk About Multiplication Facts
Let's Talk About Multiplication Facts
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Let's Talk About Multiplication Facts
It's not enough to just memorize the multiplication table! It helps students to know how to explain their strategy to find the product too. Teach this lesson on its own or use it as support for the lesson Slap and Roll Timed Multiplication.
3rd grade
Math
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Naming Shapes and their Attributes
Naming Shapes and their Attributes
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Naming Shapes and their Attributes
Teach your students about the attributes that make each shape unique. Use this as a stand alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for *Are You Connected to Me?*
3rd grade
Math
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Multiply by 5
Multiply by 5
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Multiply by 5
Help your students discover patterns when multiplying by five.
3rd grade
Math
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Word Problem Components
Word Problem Components
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Word Problem Components
The ability to analyze the component of a word problem is an important foundation for young mathematicians. Use this as a stand alone lesson or alongside *What's the Problem?*
3rd grade
Math
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Talk About Patterns
Talk About Patterns
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Talk About Patterns
Analyzing and discussing arithmetic patterns builds a strong number sense in your students! Use this as a stand alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for *Boom, Clap! Patterns in the Multiplication Table.*
3rd grade
Math
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Decomposing Numbers
Decomposing Numbers
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Decomposing Numbers
Why make things harder on ourselves? Teach your students to decompose numbers to make math easier! Use this as a stand alone lesson or a pre-lesson for *Decompose to Multiply: 6, 7, 8, and 9.*
3rd grade
Math
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Collect, Organize, and Discuss the Data
Collect, Organize, and Discuss the Data
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Collect, Organize, and Discuss the Data
Support your students as they collect, organize, and discuss measurement data! Use this lesson independently or alongside *Making Measurements for Line Plots*.
3rd grade
Math
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Place Value and Rounding
Place Value and Rounding
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Place Value and Rounding
Build your students' number sense regarding place value by facilitating discussion! Use this as a stand alone lesson or alongside *What is My Place Value?*
3rd grade
Math
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