Examples for

Common Core Math: Grade 3

In third grade, students perform arithmetic up to 100 and use place value to extend their knowledge of addition, subtraction and multiplication up to 1000. Students solve equations for unknown values and explore patterns in arithmetic. Students tell time, measure mass and liquid volume of objects and compute area and perimeter of rectangles. The concept of fractions is introduced. Students understand fractions as numbers representing parts of a whole and use visual models to compare fractions. Students use fractions to describe partitioned shapes and to measure lengths of objects. Students display data using line plots, picture graphs and bar graphs.

Algebraic Thinking

Perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division up to 100.

Solve multiplication or division equations (CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.A.4):

Apply operations in the correct order (CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.D.8):

Explore arithmetic patterns (CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.D.9):

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Define fractions, generate equivalent fractions and compare fractions with like denominators.

Visualize a fraction as part of a whole (CCSS.Math.Content.3.NF.A.1):

Recognize equivalent fractions (CCSS.Math.Content.3.NF.A.3b):

Compare the magnitudes of fractions (CCSS.Math.Content.3.NF.A.3d):

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Numbers in Base Ten

Use place value to round numbers and perform addition, subtraction and multiplication.

Round a number to a given place (CCSS.Math.Content.3.NBT.A.1):

Add and subtract whole numbers (CCSS.Math.Content.3.NBT.A.2):

Multiply single-digit whole numbers (CCSS.Math.Content.3.NBT.A.3):

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Measurement & Data

Measure mass and liquid volume, compute area and perimeter and measure time intervals.

Measure mass or liquid volume (CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.A.2):

Find the area of a rectangle (CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.C.7):

Find the perimeter of a polygon (CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.D.8):

Tell and write time (CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.A.1):

Measure time intervals (CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.A.1):

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