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.