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Math 3rd Grade Lesson Plans
Time4Learning is an online studentpaced learning system covering preschool through middle school. It is popular as a third grade homeschool curriculum, for afterschool enrichment, for remediation, and for summer study.
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Answer Key

Quiz

Expanded Form: Convert numbers containing two to six digits from standard form to expanded form and vice versa. 
Ticket Exchange 

34130 

Expanded Form Exploratory 

34131 

Expanded Form Handbook 

34066 

Lesson Quiz: Expanded Form 



Writing Numbers: Write numbers up to six digits using oral and written cues. 
Safe Deposit 

34132 

Writing Numbers Exploratory 

34133 

Writing Numbers Handbook 

34134 

Lesson Quiz: Writing Numbers 



Comparing and Ordering Numbers: Order numbers up to six digits and compare numbers using the symbols <, >, and =. 
Fortune Teller 

34135 

Compare and Order Numbers Exploratory 

34136 

Order and Compare Numbers Handbook 

34137 

Lesson Quiz: Comparing and Ordering Numbers 



Rounding Numbers: Round numbers to the nearest ten, to the nearest hundred, and to the nearest thousand. 
WellRounded Decision 

34138 

Rounding Numbers Exploratory 

34139 

Rounding Numbers Handbook 

34140 

Rounding to the Nearest 10 

NBT009 

Activity Quiz: Rounding to the Nearest 10 

AQNBT009 

Rounding to the Nearest 100 

NBT010 

Activity Quiz: Rounding to the Nearest 100 

AQNBT010 

Lesson Quiz: Rounding Numbers 



Chapter Test: Number Theory and Systems 

Addition: Add three or more single digit addends. (grouping property) Add 2 and 3digit numbers. (with and without regrouping) 
Sum Fun Points 

34185 

Points for Prizes 

34186 

Addition Exploratory 

34193 

Addition and Subtraction Handbook 

34205 

Lesson Quiz: Addition 



Subtraction: Subtract 2and 3digit numbers. (with regrouping) Subtract 2 and 3digit numbers when minuend has multiple zeros. (with regrouping) 
Minuend Mountain 

34198 

Mountain Maniacs 

34199 

Subtraction Exploratory 

34200 

Lesson Quiz: Subtraction 



Estimate Sums and Differences: Estimate sums and differences using rounding. 
Fishy Estimations 

34203 

Estimation Exploratory 

34204 

Lesson Quiz: Estimate Sums and Differences 



Chapter Test: Addition and Subtraction 

Introduction to Multiplication: An introduction to multiplication (012 x 012) including multiplication by 0 and 1, using arrays and tables. 
When Do We Use Multiplication? 

OA014 

Activity Quiz: When Do We Use Multiplication? 

AQOA014 

Multiplication in My Life 

OA015 

Activity Quiz: Multiplication in My Life 

AQOA015 

Multiplication Word Problems 

OA018 

Activity Quiz: Multiplication Word Problems 

OA018 

Lesson Quiz: Introduction to Multiplication 



Multiples and Arrays: Define and list multiples of a given number (110). Explore multiplication as repeated addition and arrays. 
Multiple Keys 

34088 

Multiples and Arrays Exploratory 

34089 

Multiples Handbook 

34070 

Lesson Quiz: Multiples and Arrays 



Multiply 2digits by 1digit: Multiply two whole numbers with and without regrouping in which one factor is a onedigit number and the other is a 2digit number. Multiply mentally by 10, 100, and 1000. 
Tabletop Product 

34096 

Multiply Two Digits by One Digit Exploratory 

34097 

Multiply by 10, 100, and 1,000 Handbook 

34072 

Multiplying by a Multiple of 10 

NBT012 

Activity Quiz: Multiplying by a Multiple of 10 

AQNBT012 

Why Do We Add a Zero to the End? 

NBT013 

Activity Quiz: Why Do We Add a Zero to the End? 

AQNBT013 

Lesson Quiz: Multiply 2digits by 1digit 



Division Facts: Recognize and use basic division facts to 100 ÷ 10, and identify dividend, divisor, and quotient. Describe these division properties: you cannot divide by 0, and any number divided by 1 equals that number. 
LessonPlan Title for 1 

34098 

Division Facts Exploratory 

34099 

Division Facts Handbook 

34074 

Lesson Quiz: Division Facts 



Divide 2digits by 1digit: Divide twodigit dividends by onedigit divisors, with and without remainders. 
What is Division? 

OA016 

Activity Quiz: What is Division? 

AQOA016 

Equal Shares 

OA017 

Activity Quiz: Equal Shares 

AQOA017 

Tutorial: Introduction to Long Division 

3B034 

The S.P.A.C.E. Division 

34107 

Divide Two Digits by One Digit Exploratory 

34108 

TwoDigit Dividends Handbook 

34106 

Division Word Problems 

OA019 

Activity Quiz: Division Word Problems 

AQOA019 

Lesson Quiz: Divide 2digits by 1digit 



Chapter Test: Multiplication and Division 

Parts of a Set or Whole: Identify parts of a set and parts of a whole with equivalent fractions with denominators up to 10. 
Frank's Fraction Pizzeria 

34162 

Parts of a Set or Whole Exploratory 

34163 

Fraction Handbook 

34164 

Lesson Quiz: Parts of a Set or Whole 



Equivalent Fractions: Identify equivalent fractions. (1/2 = 2/4) 
Tutorial: Equivalent Fractions 

3B045 

Fractional Codes 

34165 

Equivalent Fractions Exploratory 

34166 

Equivalent Fractions Handbook 

34167 

Lesson Quiz: Equivalent Fractions 



Compare and Order Fractions: Order fractions with like denominators and compare fractions using the symbols <, >, and =. 
Smooth Sailing 

34171 

Compare and Order Fractions Exploratory 

34172 

Lesson Quiz: Compare and Order Fractions 



Relate Fractions and Decimals: Explore the relationship between fractions and decimals. (tenths and hundredths) 
Stuck on Decimals 

34174 

Relate Fractions and Decimals Exploratory 

34175 

Lesson Quiz: Relate Fractions and Decimals 



Write Decimals to Hundredths: Identify decimals to the hundredths place. Read and write decimals to the hundredths. 
LessonPlan Title for 1 

34187 

Write Decimals to Hundredths Exploratory 

34188 

Read and Write Decimals Handbook 

34189 

Lesson Quiz: Write Decimals to Hundredths 



Compare and Order Decimals: Order decimals to the hundredths place, and compare decimals using the symbols <, >, and =. 
Shipping Orders 

34190 

Compare and Order Decimals Exploratory 

34191 

Compare and Order Decimals Handbook 

34192 

Lesson Quiz: Compare and Order Decimals 



Chapter Test: Fractions and Decimals 

Bills and Coins: Count collection of coins and bills up to $50. Add and subtract dollar amounts. (dollar and cents) 
Money Counts 

34148 

Money Counts Exploratory 

34149 

Bills and Coins Handbook 

34150 

Lesson Quiz: Bills and Coins 



Word Problems: Solve word problems that involve the value of coins, bills, and making change. 
Money Kwik 

34151 

Word Problems Exploratory 

34152 

Word Problems Handbook 

34153 

Lesson Quiz: Word Problems 



Unit Price: Solve problems involving unit price of items. 
The Price of One 

34160 

Unit Price Exploratory 

34161 

Unit Price Handbook 

34212 

Lesson Quiz: Unit Price 



Chapter Test: Money 

Repeating Patterns: Identify and extend repeating patterns and apply pattern rules using shapes, colors and numbers. 
Pattern Power 

34112 

Repeating Patterns Exploratory 

34113 

Repeating Pattern Rules Handbook 

34114 

Lesson Quiz: Repeating Patterns 



Numeric Patterns: Identify and extend patterns and apply pattern rules using a sequence of related numbers. 
Codebreaker 

34115 

Numeric Patterns Exploratory 

34116 

Numeric Patterns Handbook 

34117 

Lesson Quiz: Numeric Patterns 



Apply Pattern Rules: Apply the appropriate rule to complete a chart including input/output tables. 
N.E.R.D. 

34118 

Pattern Rules Exploratory 

34119 

Input/Output Tables Handbook 

34120 

Lesson Quiz: Apply Pattern Rules 



Chapter Test: Patterns 

Numeric Expressions: Represent and evaluate written relationships as numeric expressions. 
Showtime 

34145 

Numeric Expressions Handbook 

34147 

Lesson Quiz: Numeric Expressions 



Equations: Solve for an unknown quantity in an equation. Example: 3 + __ = 7.(Example: missing addend or missing factor) 
Ahoy Matey 

34154 

Equations Exploratory 

34155 

Equations Handbook 

34156 

What's Missing?  Multiplication 

OA020 

Activity Quiz: What's Missing?  Multiplication 

AQOA020 

What's Missing?  Division 

OA021 

Activity Quiz: What's Missing?  Division 

AQOA021 

Lesson Quiz: Equations 



Properties: Use the Order (Commutative) and Grouping (Associative) Properties of Addition and Multiplication to find equivalent expressions or equations containing an unknown quantity. 
The Property of N.E.R.D. 

34157 

Properties Exploratory 

34158 

Properties Handbook 

34159 

Properties of Multiplication 

OA022 

Activity Quiz: Properties of Multiplication 

AQOA022 

Properties of Division 

OA023 

Activity Quiz: Properties of Division 

AQOA023 

Lesson Quiz: Properties 



Chapter Test: Algebra 

Segments, Lines and Line Pairs: Describe line segments, lines and line pairs. 
Paint a Lot 

34049 

Segments, Lines and Line Pairs Exploratory 

34050 

Segments, Lines and Line Pairs Handbook 

34045 

Lesson Quiz: Segments, Lines and Line Pairs 



Classifying Angles: Identify and classify angles as right, acute, or obtuse. 
Right Back at You 

34051 

Classifying Angles Exploratory 

34052 

Classifying Angles Handbook 

34046 

Lesson Quiz: Classifying Angles 



Attributes of Polygons: Identify the attributes of polygons (sides and angles) and sort by particular characteristics of the plane figure. 
Binky's Button Bonanza 

34076 

Attributes of Polygons Exploratory 

34077 

Attributes of Polygons Handbook 

34062 

Lesson Quiz: Attributes of Polygons 



Attributes of Solid Figures: Identify the attributes of solid figures (edges, vertices, and faces) such as cubes, rectangular prisms, rectangular pyramids, cones, cylinders, and spheres and sort by particular characteristics. 
Pete's Packing Co. 

34078 

Attributes of Solid Figures Exploratory 

34079 

Attributes of Solid Figures Handbook 

34065 

Lesson Quiz: Attributes of Solid Figures 



Nets: Identify and create a twodimensional representation of a threedimensional figure. 
Package Company 

34080 

Nets Exploratory 

34081 

Nets Handbook 

34069 

Lesson Quiz: Nets 



Chapter Test: Properties of Shapes 

Distance Between Two Points: Find the horizontal or vertical distance between two points on a coordinate grid. 
Touring Points 

34053 

Distance Between Two Points Exploratory 

34054 

Lesson Quiz: Distance Between Two Points 



Ordered Pairs: Plot a point on a coordinate grid given an ordered pair and write the ordered pair of a point shown on a coordinate grid. 
Point of Delivery 

34055 

(Pizza, Pizza) 

34056 

Ordered Pairs Exploratory 

34057 

Ordered Pairs Handbook 

34042 

Lesson Quiz: Ordered Pairs 



Follow Directions on a Grid: After being given navigational directions from the initial point, identify the ordered pair of the final point. 
Ordered Rescue 

34082 

Directions Exploratory 

34083 

Lesson Quiz: Follow Directions on a Grid 



Chapter Test: Coordinate Geometry 

Congruent Shapes: Given a plane figure, identify the congruent shape and create a congruent shape using other plane figures. 
Plumb Congruent 

34058 

Congruent Shapes Exploratory 

34059 

Congruent Shapes Handbook 

34044 

Lesson Quiz: Congruent Shapes 



Slides, Flips, Turns: Apply a slide, flip, or turn to a plane figure and predict the result. Identify the image of a plane figure as a slide, flip, or turn. 
If the Key Fits... 

34060 

Slides, Flips, and Turns Exploratory 

34061 

Slides, Flips, and Turns Handbook 

34048 

Lesson Quiz: Slides, Flips, Turns 



Line and Point Symmetry: Use line and point symmetry to identify and create symmetrical figures. 
Herb's Hobbies 

34084 

Line and Point Symmetry Exploratory 

34085 

Line Symmetry Handbook 

34047 

Lesson Quiz: Line and Point Symmetry 



Chapter Test: Transformations and Symmetry 

Telling Time: Define, tell, and show time to the hour, half hour and quarter hour. Define, tell, and show time to the 5 and 1 minute intervals. 
Clock Stop 

34090 

Telling Time Exploratory 

34091 

Telling Time Handbook 

34064 

Lesson Quiz: Telling Time 



Elapsed Time: Find elapsed time using minutes, hours, days, and weeks. Develop measuring skills and demonstrate understanding of concepts related measuring time. 
Pick a Time 

34100 

Vacation Time 

34109 

Elapsed Time Exploratory 

34101 

Elapsed Time Handbook 

34067 

Lesson Quiz: Elapsed Time 



Time Schedules: Interpret time schedules using minutes, hours, days, and weeks. 
On Schedule 

34111 

Time Schedules Exploratory 

34144 

Time Schedules Handbook 

34214 

Lesson Quiz: Time Schedules 



Chapter Test: Time 

Length: Define units of length. (inch, foot, yard, mile) Estimate and compare length. Measure to the nearest halfinch. 
Top Secret Measurements 

34121 

Length Exploratory 

34122 

Length Handbook 

34123 

Lesson Quiz: Length 



Capacity: Define units of capacity. (cup, pint, quart, gallon) Estimate and compare capacity. 
Lunchroom Lady 

34124 

Capacity Exploratory 

34125 

Capacity Handbook 

34126 

Lesson Quiz: Capacity 



Weight: Define units of weight. (ounce, pound) Estimate and compare weight. 
Cray's Crate Company 

34127 

Weight Exploratory 

34128 

Weight Handbook 

34129 

Lesson Quiz: Weight 



Temperature: Read thermometer to nearest 5degree interval. 
Weather It Out 

34141 

Temperature Exploratory 

34142 

Temperature Handbook 

34143 

Lesson Quiz: Temperature 



Chapter Test: Customary System 

Length: Define units of length. (centimeter, decimeter, meter) Estimate and compare length. Measure to the nearest centimeter. 
The Metric Motor Company 

34168 

Length Exploratory 

34169 

Length Handbook 

34170 

Lesson Quiz: Length 



Capacity: Define units of capacity. (milliliters, liters) Estimate and compare capacity. 
Mad Scientist 

34194 

Capacity Exploratory 

34195 

Lesson Quiz: Capacity 



Mass: Define units of mass. (grams, kilograms) Estimate and compare mass. 
Anna Ant 

34196 

Mass Exploratory 

34197 

Lesson Quiz: Mass 



Temperature: Read thermometer to nearest 5degree interval. 
Mr. Mercury 

34201 

Temperature Exploratory 

34202 

Lesson Quiz: Temperature 



Chapter Test: Metric System 

Perimeter: Find perimeter by counting units and by adding lengths. Measure to find the perimeter. Select appropriate label for measurement. 
All Around the Board 

34177 

Perimeter Exploratory 

34178 

Perimeter Handbook 

34179 

Lesson Quiz: Perimeter 



Area: Find area by counting units. Multiply to find area. Select appropriate labels of measurement. 
Construction Area 

34180 

Area Exploratory 

34181 

Area Handbook 

34182 

Lesson Quiz: Area 



Comparing Perimeter and Area: Compare perimeter and area. 
Designer Gardens 

34183 

Comparing Perimeter and Area Exploratory 

34184 

Lesson Quiz: Comparing Perimeter and Area 



Chapter Test: Perimeter and Area 

Pictographs: Display and interpret data in pictographs. 
Attention Please 

34086 

Pictograph Exploratory 

34087 

Pictographs Handbook 

34071 

Lesson Quiz: Pictographs 



Bar Graphs: Display and interpret data in vertical and horizontal bar graphs. 
Splish Splash 

34102 

Bar Graph Exploratory 

34103 

Bar Graph Handbook 

34073 

Lesson Quiz: Bar Graphs 



Tables: Display and interpret data in tables including tally, data, and frequency tables. 
Play Ball 

34104 

Tables Handbook 

34075 

Lesson Quiz: Tables 



Frequency Tables: Display and interpret data in frequency tables using two attributes. 
Got Game 

34110 

Frequency Tables Handbook 

34105 

Lesson Quiz: Frequency Tables 



Chapter Test: Display and Interpret Data 

Certain, Possible, Impossible: Determine the certainty, likelihood, and fairness of events. 
Certainly a Winner 

34092 

Events Exploratory 

34093 

Probability Handbook 

34063 

Lesson Quiz: Certain, Possible, Impossible 



Possible Outcomes: Determine and list all the possible outcomes of an event. 
Possibly a Winner 

34094 

Possible Outcomes Exploratory 

34095 

Possible Outcomes Handbook 

34211 

Lesson Quiz: Possible Outcomes 



Chapter Test: Probability 

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