Grade 3 Mathematics
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Entire Unit | Attribute Trains (learn about shape and color patterns by completing trains of blocks) Interactive Hundred Square (make a 100 square, then identify patterns made by multiples of various numbers) Number Cracker (identify the missing number in the series; involves some negative numbers) |
Unit 2: Patterns in Addition and Subtraction | |
Entire Unit | Tic Tac Toe Squares (choose the "Hard" level for mainly 3-digit addends; "Super Brain" for mostly 4-digit addends) |
Unit 3: Geometry | |
Entire Unit | Banana Hunt - Drag the monkey to hunt for bananas by estimating angle sizes - the closer your estimate, the more bananas the monkey gets. |
Unit 4: Multiplication and Division | |
Entire Unit | A+ Math On-line games - play "Math-O", "Hidden Picture", and "Concentration" to practice multiplication and division facts. Base 10 Blocks - explore multiplication and division patterns with virtual base 10 blocks Math Baseball - choose your facts and level, then "play ball" Math Journey - Travel around the world by answering math problems (multiplication and division; various topics and levels). Multiplication Mystery - practice facts to 9x9 and reveal the hidden picture Multiplication Tables (using 1 through 12; matching or concentration games, or flash cards) Multiplication Facts Review (using 1 through 10; matching or concentration games, or flash cards) Spacey Math - Use this interactive site to practice multiplication and division facts. |
Unit 5: Sorting and Data Management | |
Interpreting Graphs, pp 200-207 | Interpreting Graphs - a pdf file from Oxford Press; a vocabulary-building exercise (teacher reference) |
Drawing Pictographs, pp 208-211 | Animal Pictograph - a lesson plan for teachers: using KidPix |
Drawing Bar Graphs, pp 212-215 | Create a Graph Classic - use this on-line graph maker to produce a graph in a couple of minute; the resulting graph can be saved as an image to be put into a document or other project |
Unit 6: Measurement | |
Units of Time | Bang On Time - try to match the time expressed in words with the clock face How Many Times? - A problem based on digital clock displays Learning About Time - learn how to tell the time and how to set a clock to a specific time Stop the Clock - Drag the digital or written time to match the analog clock, with varying levels:
Take the Right Angle - How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right angle? Use this interactive site to find out. Tools for Teaching and Learning About Time - use the real time in this website to compare analog and digital clock times (teacher resource) |
Money | Change Maker - Figure out how many of each bill or coin that you expect to get back when you pay for something. |
Unit 8: Exploring Fractions | |
Fractions of a Whole, Sets, and Ordering Fractions | Flowering Fractions - make a whole given fractional flowers Fraction Bars - Explore equivalent fractions, ordering fractions, adding fractions, and more Pattern Blocks - explore fractions using virtual pattern blocks Shade In - Learn about fractions of a whole, and equivalent fractions, by shading in the diagram and checking your work on line. |
Unit 9: Length, Perimeter, and Area | |
Whole Chapter | Decide the Distance - read a ruler in mm or cm What's My Length - use a 15 cm ruler to do various things |
Unit 10: Patterns in Number and Geometry | |
Whole Chapter | Attribute Train - identify the pattern, then fill in the rest of the train Pattern Blocks - explore polygons using virtual pattern blocks |
Unit 11:Probability | |
Whole Chapter | Coin Toss - Explore probability concepts by simulating repeated coin tosses Stick or Switch – Investigate probabilities of sticking with a decision, or switching. |