Math Standards
Unit 1 Number and Operations in Base Ten
Operations and Algebraic Thinking
3.NBT.1, 3.NBT.2, 3.OA.8
Students will use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic.
Students will solve problems involving the four operations and identify and explain patterns of arithmetic.
-I can round numbers to the nearest 10/100.
-I can regroup when adding/subtracting numbers with sums less than 1000.
-I can estimate sums/differences.
-I can use the commutative and associative properties to add.
-I can regroup when subtracting numbers less than 1000.
-I can estimate differences.
-I can check subtraction problems by using addition.
-I can solve two-step word problems using addition and subtraction.
-I can write an equation to solve a word problem using a letter/symbol for the unknown number.
Unit 2 Operations and Algebraic Thinking
3.OA.1, 3.OA.2, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7
Students will represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division.
-I can find the product of muliple groups of objects within 100.
-I can multiply when 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 10 is one of the factors.
-I can divide when 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 10 is the divisor.
-I can multiply to solve word problems using drawings.
-I can solve division word problems using drawings.
-I can find the missing number in multiplication sentences.
-I can use the commutative property (6x4=24 and 4x6=24), associative property (3x5x2 can be found by
3x5 =15 then 15x2=30 or 5x2=10 then 3x10=30) and distributive property (8x7 as 8(5+2) = (8x5) + (8x2) =
40 +16=56) of multiplication to solve multiplication equations.
-I can choose a strategy (way) to solve a multiplication or division problem.
Unit 3 Operations and Algebraic Thinking
3.OA.1, 3.OA.2, 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.6, 3.OA.7
Students will represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division.
Students will understand properties of multiplication and the relationship between
multiplication and division.
Students will solve problems involving the four operations and identify and explain
patterns in arithmetic.
Students can use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform
multi-digit arithmetic.
-I can multiply when 6, 7, 8 or 9 is one of the factors.
-I can solve word problems using multiplication.
-I can write word problems that would be solved using multiplication.
-I can divide when 6, 7, 8 or 9 is the divisor.
-I can solve story problems using division.
-I can write story problems that would be solved using division.
-I can multply to solve word problems using drawings.
-I can solve division word problems using drawings.
-I can multiply to solve word prolbems using a symbol for the unknown number (e.g., 6 x 5 = n)
-I can divide to solve word problems using symbol for the the unknown number
(e.g., 30 divided by 6 = n).
-I can determine which operation (multiplication or division) is needed to find an unknown number
in an equation.
-I can use the commutative property (6x4=24 and 4x6=24) and the associative property (3x5x2 can be
found by 3x5=15, then 15x2=30 or 5x2=10, then 3x10=30) of multiplication to multiply.
-I can use the distributive property (knowing that 8x5=40 and 8x2=16, one can find 8x7 as
8(5+2) = (8x2) + (8x5) =40 + 16=56) to solve multiplcation problems.
-I can use the commutative property or associative property of multiplication to find the answer to
a division problem.
-I can solve a division problem by finding a missing factor (e.g., 32 divided 8 = n; n x 8 = 32).
-I can choose a strategy (way) to solve a multiplication or division problem.
-I can solve two-step word problems using addition, subtraction, mutlipication and division.
-I can write an equation to solve a word problem using a letter for the unknown number.
-I can identify and explain arithmetic patterns.
-I can multiply one-digit numbers by mulitples of 10.
Unit 4 Measurement and Data
3.MD.1, 3.MD.2, 3.MD.3, 3.MD.4
Students can solve problems involving measurement and estimation of intervals of time, liquid volumes, and mass.
Students will represent and interpret data.
-I can use a number line to add and subtract elapsed time in minutes.
-I can tell and write time to the nearest minute.
-I can solve story problems with elapsed time using addition and subtraction.
-I can measure and estimate the volume of liquids using liters.
-I can add, subtract, multiply and divide to solve one-step word problems involving mass and volume.
-I can draw a picture graph with a scale greater than 1 to show data.
-I can draw a bar graph with a scale greater than 1 to show data.
-I can use information from bar graphs and picture graphs to solve "how many more" or
"how many less" problems.
-I can measure length to the nearest half-inch and fourth-inch.
-I can measure lengths of objects and show my data on a line plot that is marked off in whole numbers,
halves or quarters.
Unit 5 Measurement and Data
3.MD.5a, 3.MD.5b, 3.MD.7a, 3.MD.7b, 3.MD.7c, 3.MD.7d, 3.MD.8
Students can understand concepts of area and relate area to multiplication and to addition.
Students will recognize perimeter as an attribute of plane figures and distinguish between linear and area measures.
-I can identify a square unit and use square units to measure the area of plane figures.
-I can count unit squares to measure the area of plane figures using standard units of measure.
-I can find the area and side lengths of a rectangle by using tiles.
-I can show that the area found by tiling a rectangle is the same as the area found by
multiplying the side lengths.
-I can use the distributive property to find the area of a rectangle.
-I can decompose (take apart) a figure into rectangles.
-I can find the area of the decomposed rectangles and add them together.
-I can find the perimeter of a polygon.
-I can find an unknown side length when given the perimeter.
-I can draw rectangles with the same perimeter and different areas.
-I can draw rectangles with the same area and different perimeters.
Unit 6 Number and Operations - Fractions
3.NF.1, 3.NF.2a, 3.NF.2b, 3.NF.3a, 3.NF.3b, 3.NF.3c, 3.NF.3d
Students will develop a understanding of fractions as numbers.
-I can write a fraction to show part of a whole.
-I can divide a number line into fractional parts and name the fractional parts.
-I can use a number line to find equivalent (equal) fractions.
-I can use models to write equivalent fractions and explain why they are equivalent.
-I can write whole numbers as fractions. Example: 3 = 3/1; 1 = 3/3.
-I can recognize whole numbers and fractions that are equivalent.
-I can use a model to compare fractions with the same numerator or the same denominator
using >, <, or = symbols.
Unit 7 Geometry
3.G.1, 3.G.2
-I can classify shapes by their attributes (sides and angles).
-I can identify attributes of quadrilateral (e.g., 4 sides, 4 angles).
-I can determine if a shape is a quadrilateral and identify its special name by its attributes.
-I can draw examples of quadrilaterals that do not have a special name.
-I can divide shapes into equal parts and name each part as a fraction.