3rd Grade Goals September-November

 Welcome to 3rd Grade 

Math Goals

Term 1 (September-November)

Topic 1: Understanding Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers 

  • Students will use repeated addition to show the relationships between multiplication and addition
  • Students will use number lines to join equal groups
  • Students will use arrays and properties to understand multiplication 
  • Students will use sharing to separate equal groups to think about division
  • Students will use repeated subtraction to understand the relationship between division and subtraction 

Topic 2: Multiplication Facts: Use Patterns

  • Students will gain fluency in multiplication
  • Students will use number relationships and patterns to develop reasoning strategies to support their recall of the basic multiplication facts

Topic 3: Apply Properties: Multiplication Facts for 3, 4, 6, 7, 8

  • Students will use the distributive property to solve problems with multiplication within 100
  • Students will use different math tools and strategies to solve unknown facts: bar diagrams, arrays
  • Students will use associative property of multiplication to group factors when multiplying 
  • Students will repeat reasoning with known facts to make generalizations when multiplying

Topic 4: Use Multiplication to Divide: Division Facts

  • Students will use multiplication facts to divide
  • Students will use even and odd numbers to identify multiplication patterns
  • Students will use properties to understand division
  • Students will use patterns and known facts to find unknown multiplication facts, which will help find related division facts