3rd Grade Math Lesson Plans

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Equivalent Fractions Match
Equivalent Fractions Match
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Equivalent Fractions Match
Begin with the basics when teaching about equivalent fractions. This lesson utilizes visual models with written fractions to support your students as they match equivalent fractions.
3rd grade
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Animal Spots: Multiplication Practice
Animal Spots: Multiplication Practice
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Animal Spots: Multiplication Practice
Animals and spots are used to make multiplication interesting! In this lesson, students will practice multiplying one digit numbers.
3rd grade
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Multiplication: Solving for Unknown Factors
Multiplication: Solving for Unknown Factors
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Multiplication: Solving for Unknown Factors
What's the unknown? In this lesson, your students will become familiar with strategies that can help them solve for the unknown factor in multiplication problems.
3rd grade
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Unit Fraction Frenzy
Unit Fraction Frenzy
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Unit Fraction Frenzy
Help your students get familiar with creating models for unit fractions with this hands-on activity. Students will get into a frenzy creating many unit fraction models to reference as they learn more about fractions!
3rd grade
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Solving Word Problems Involving Mass and Volume
Solving Word Problems Involving Mass and Volume
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Solving Word Problems Involving Mass and Volume
Students will become more familiar with common metric measurements when working with mass and volume. In this lesson, kids tackle three worksheets to practice solving one-step metric unit word problems.
3rd grade
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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?*
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Hands-On Multiplication
Hands-On Multiplication
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Hands-On Multiplication
Students get hands-on practice playing this math multiplication game with their hands!
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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.
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Musical Chair Multiplication
Musical Chair Multiplication
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Musical Chair Multiplication
Get your students moving while practicing their multiplication facts! Bring an old favorite to the classroom as students move about and work problems out. This is a fun way to incorporate movement and learning with a twist.
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Let's Play Ball
Let's Play Ball
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Let's Play Ball
Students will have a ball with this data collection lesson plan where they learn about collecting and plotting data on a chart and line plot.
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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.
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It's Time to Celebrate the Chinese New Year!
It's Time to Celebrate the Chinese New Year!
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It's Time to Celebrate the Chinese New Year!
Celebrating the Chinese New Year is fun for family and friends! Use this lesson to teach your students some of the holiday's traditions and events as they practice solving word problems, which involve time and all four math operations.
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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?*
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An Elapsed Time Strategy
An Elapsed Time Strategy
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An Elapsed Time Strategy
While there are many strategies out there to choose from, help your students focus on the number line strategy for solving elapsed time word problems. Use this lesson independently or alongside *Beyond Just Addition.*
3rd grade
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Place Value: Digit Game
Place Value: Digit Game
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Place Value: Digit Game
Help your students understand place values with this lesson that catches their interest using a story book. Students will go one to play a riddle game both in a group and individually.
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Timeline Solutions for Time Problems
Timeline Solutions for Time Problems
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Timeline Solutions for Time Problems
Teach your students to add and subtract time using number lines. Your class will be gladly moving backwards and forward to the minute solving for related word problems.
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Do You Know Your Math Facts?
Do You Know Your Math Facts?
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Do You Know Your Math Facts?
In this lesson, your students will create their own math facts and practice them! They will understand that multiplication and division are opposites.
3rd grade
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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.
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Parking Lot Multiplication
Parking Lot Multiplication
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Parking Lot Multiplication
Help your students make sense of the commutative property of multiplication by relating it to arrangements of cars in parking lots.
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Number Line Time
Number Line Time
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Number Line Time
It's time to zoom in on the space between 0 and 1 on the number line! In this lesson, your students will get practice labeling different fractions on the number line.
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Fluently Subtracting within 1000
Fluently Subtracting within 1000
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Fluently Subtracting within 1000
Start your students on subtracting three-digit numbers with this lesson that breaks the problems down by place values!
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Rounding Up and Down
Rounding Up and Down
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Rounding Up and Down
Give your students a head start in rounding with this fun lesson that gives them an easy trick to help them learn if they should round up or down to the nearest 10.
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Adding Three-Digit Numbers on an Open Number Line with Froggie Game
Adding Three-Digit Numbers on an Open Number Line with Froggie Game
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Adding Three-Digit Numbers on an Open Number Line with Froggie Game
Students will have fun adding larger numbers using an open number line, first by practicing and then playing a dice game in pairs or triads called Go Froggie!
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Solving Elapsed Time Word Problems
Solving Elapsed Time Word Problems
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Solving Elapsed Time Word Problems
Get your students thinking about how the number line and the word problem are related! Use this lesson alongside *Get There On Time: Elapsed Time Word Problems* or on its own.
3rd grade
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Get There On Time: Elapsed Time Word Problem Strategies
Get There On Time: Elapsed Time Word Problem Strategies
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Get There On Time: Elapsed Time Word Problem Strategies
In this lesson, students will practice strategies of subtracting time and apply them to real life scenarios. Also, use this game with the lesson that teaches addition of elapsed time called Beyond Just Addition.
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3rd Grade Math Lesson Plans

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