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Finding the Area of a Rectangle
Finding the Area of a Rectangle
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Finding the Area of a Rectangle
Let your students learn how to find the area of rectangular objects by doing hands-on activities. Your students will love finding the area of various rectangular objects around the classroom!
3rd grade
Math
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Find The Perimeter: Real Life Objects
Find The Perimeter: Real Life Objects
Lesson Plan
Find The Perimeter: Real Life Objects
This lesson on perimeter will let your students walk around the class to see the border, use a measuring tape to measure the walls in their classroom, and enable them to understand how math is related to real life!
3rd grade
Math
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Finding Perimeter
Finding Perimeter
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Finding Perimeter
In this lesson, students will find the perimeter of figures using cheese crackers. Next, they'll design a floor plan for their cheese cracker dream house, to help them practice and retain the formula for finding perimeter.
3rd grade
Math
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Time to the Nearest Minute
Time to the Nearest Minute
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Time to the Nearest Minute
Teach your students a vital life skill with this lesson on telling time to the nearest minute! Students will be hands on changing the times on their own clocks and get plenty of practice reading times both with the class and individually.
3rd grade
Math
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Asking and Answering Questions about Line Plots and Bar Graphs
Asking and Answering Questions about Line Plots and Bar Graphs
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Asking and Answering Questions about Line Plots and Bar Graphs
Take students’ understanding of bar graphs and line plots to the next level. This lesson will encourage students to think about how graphs are designed and the questions we can ask and answer about data presented in graphs.
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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Real Life Perimeter
Real Life Perimeter
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Real Life Perimeter
Get your students talking about how they can apply the concept of perimeter to real life. Use this lesson independently or alongside *Find the Perimeter: Real Life Objects.*
3rd grade
Math
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Gram I Am
Gram I Am
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Gram I Am
How do your students measure up when it comes to metrics? This lesson introduces young mathematicians to grams and kilograms and allows them to explore the units' real world applications.
3rd grade
Math
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Multiplication and Area
Multiplication and Area
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Multiplication and Area
Introduce your students to area and teach them to use the formula **Area = Length x Width** within the context of real world problems.
3rd grade
Math
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What Does the Graph Show?
What Does the Graph Show?
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What Does the Graph Show?
Get your students familiar with talking about the data they see in bar graphs. This lesson can stand alone or be used alongside the *Organize Your Data* lesson.
3rd grade
Math
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A Liter Please
A Liter Please
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A Liter Please
This lesson introduces students to measuring and estimating liquid volume, using liters (l) as the standard unit of measurement.
3rd grade
Math
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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
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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Area: Whole, Parts, and Shapes
Area: Whole, Parts, and Shapes
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Area: Whole, Parts, and Shapes
Use this lesson to help your students learn about partitioning shapes into parts with equal areas. Students will explain rectangular shape area in fractions of a whole.
3rd grade
Math
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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.
3rd grade
Math
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All About Area
All About Area
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All About Area
Use this vocabulary-focused lesson to teach your students about area. It can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for *Finding the Area of a Rectangle*.
3rd grade
Math
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Perimeter with Geoboards
Perimeter with Geoboards
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Perimeter with Geoboards
A hands-on approach makes geometry fun! Use this lesson to teach your students about the basics of perimeter with geoboards.
3rd grade
Math
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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.
3rd grade
Math
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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.
2nd 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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