3rd Grade Math Lesson Plans

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Heights on a Data Line Plot
Heights on a Data Line Plot
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Heights on a Data Line Plot
Measure to the nearest quarter-inch with your students and teach them to organize data into a line plot graph using this highly interactive lesson plan!
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Fraction Fun
Fraction Fun
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Fraction Fun
Review halves, thirds, and quarters with this activity that gives hands-on students a way to learn about fractions actively.
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Seeing Whole Numbers as Fractions
Seeing Whole Numbers as Fractions
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Seeing Whole Numbers as Fractions
Teach your students whole numbers as fractions in three easy steps. Using this lesson plan your class will create, label and illustrate whole numbers as fractions on a number line.
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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?*
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Adding Angles
Adding Angles
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Adding Angles
Students will find angle sums using a baseball diamond diagram.
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Get Together to Regroup
Get Together to Regroup
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Get Together to Regroup
Teach your students to confidently follow the steps of regrouping in subtraction problems. Use this as a stand alone lesson or alongside *Regrouping with Popsicle Sticks: Double-Digit Subtraction*.
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Strategies to Make Multiplication a Breeze
Strategies to Make Multiplication a Breeze
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Strategies to Make Multiplication a Breeze
With this lesson, your students will see how the order of the factors does not affect the product in a multiplication expression. Use this on its own or alongside *You're On a Roll! Practicing Multiplication Facts.*
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Making Models with Different Denominators
Making Models with Different Denominators
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Making Models with Different Denominators
Increase your students' knowledge of fractions with this lesson that has them compare fractions with different denominators.
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Geometry Real Word Problems
Geometry Real Word Problems
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Geometry Real Word Problems
Students will solve area problems by multiplying side lengths for rectangular shapes in real world contexts.
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What's My Area?
What's My Area?
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What's My Area?
Young mathematicians will enjoy demonstrating their skills with this lesson on finding area. It addresses the concepts of length, width, and square units.
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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!
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Folding for Angles
Folding for Angles
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Folding for Angles
Students will create angles by folding construction paper, creating angle addition sentences, and then adding the sum of angles on their models.
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Just a Minute
Just a Minute
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Just a Minute
Help your students learn how long a minute is with this lesson that shows them how the length of a minute can appear to change depending on the activity, all while putting their time estimation skills to the test.
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Multiplication R.A.C.E.
Multiplication R.A.C.E.
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Multiplication R.A.C.E.
Teach your students how to use a variety of representations when creating and solving word problems. Simple acronyms and visual aides help make learning multiplication a breeze.
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Fractions on the Dollar with Number Lines
Fractions on the Dollar with Number Lines
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Fractions on the Dollar with Number Lines
Teach your students about money and fractions with this game! They’ll be converting fractions, citing money amounts, and even using a number line while playing a dice game.
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Comparing Cake Slices
Comparing Cake Slices
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Comparing Cake Slices
Sweet fractions! Teach your students to compare fractions with this sweet lesson using slices of cake.
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Jump-A-Round
Jump-A-Round
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Jump-A-Round
Get your students moving as they learn how to round whole numbers. In this lesson your students will use number lines and kinesthetic movement to practice rounding numbers to the nearest ten or hundred.
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Elapseable
Elapseable
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Elapseable
It's time to learn about time. In this hands-on lesson, students manipulate clock hands and jump across timelines in order to calculate the "distance" between different times and events.
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Strategy Work: Skip Counting to Multiply
Strategy Work: Skip Counting to Multiply
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Strategy Work: Skip Counting to Multiply
Use this lesson to teach your students about the strategy of skip counting. It can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for *Multiply by 5*.
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Fraction Foodie
Fraction Foodie
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Fraction Foodie
Give your students practice creating models with fractions from recipes! Your students will build an appetite for learning all about fractions, while “filling” measuring cup models with different ingredients to represent fractions.
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Strategic Links
Strategic Links
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Strategic Links
What’s the missing link? In this lesson students will explore missing factors using three digit numbers. Using their knowledge of skip counting, students will determine the missing links.
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A Hearty Valentine’s Day
A Hearty Valentine’s Day
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A Hearty Valentine’s Day
Happy Valentine’s Day! Use this fun hands-on lesson with your students to practice solving division problems with one-digit divisors. Students will explore different strategies they can use to solve division problems.
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Bunches of Bunnies
Bunches of Bunnies
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Bunches of Bunnies
Hop into multiplication! Introduce your class to times tables with this engaging math lesson. Students will read about the correlation between repeated addition and multiplication, and then create hands-on book pages to illustrate it.
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Book Orders: Money
Book Orders: Money
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Book Orders: Money
Don't throw away all of those extra copies of your book order forms! They make great springboards for math lessons. This lesson integrates them into activities designed to help young learners with money math.
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3rd Grade Math Lesson Plans

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