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3rd Grade Math 


3rd Grade - Math

By the end of the school year, your child is expected to:

  • Read and write word names from one to one thousand.
  • Work with numbers from 1 to 10,000.
  • Use estimation strategies to solve problems (for example, compare to something already known, round off to nearest even number).
  • Add 3- and 4- digit numbers.
  • Subtract 2- and 3- digit numbers.
  • Know which numbers are odd and which numbers are even.
  • Use and understand fractions.
  • Memorize multiplication facts/tables through 12.
  • Create and solve multi-step problems which include addition, subtraction, and multiplication.
  • Use calculators as appropriate.
  • Show and use the identity and commutative properties for addition and multiplication.
  • Show and explain that division is repeated subtraction, the opposite of multiplication, and equal sharing.
  • Show and explain that multiplication is repeated addition and skip counting.
  • Use appropriate vocabulary to draw polygons and polyhedra (solid figures): faces, angles, edges, and vertices.
  • Name a 3-D object from different positions.
  • Estimate and measure length (inches, feet, yards, centimeters, meters), weight (grams, ounces, pounds), and capacity (cups, pints, quarts, gallons, liters) using correct tools.
  • Show the concepts of area and perimeter using a variety of standard (rulers) and non-standard (paper clips) units.
  • Create $5.00 using a variety of coins; make change up to $5.00.
  • Tell time to the nearest minute with digital and regular (analog) clocks.
  • Solve word problems related to time and measurement.
  • Read Celsius and Fahrenheit thermometers.
  • Describe and copy patterns (*^~ *^~ *^~). Create similar patterns.
  • Use Venn diagrams to solve problems.
  • Read and interpret graphs and charts (bar, picture, circle, line, and line plots).
  • Make and use time lines to show order of events.
  • Decide the probability of events to occur using more, less, or equal.
  • List arrangements (permutations) and combinations of up to 3 items.