Math Empowers Grade 3
Middletown Township Public Schools
Third Grade: Third Trimester: 2017-2018
The school year is quickly wrapping up! In the last trimester, third graders are deepening their conceptual understanding of division, delving into measurement and finishing with two dimensional shapes. Be sure to check out the resources below to support these areas.
Mistakes... a learning opportunity for all?
Depth of Knowledge
Looking for ways to engage students?
Math Instruction Resource Document
Specifically for the last trimester, Graham Fletcher's "All Aboard" 3-Act Lesson (listed within the Engage section of 7.1) and Math Antics Video, "Explanation of Polygons," (listed within the Engage section of in 12.3) are two favorite resources for the content covered.
This year, the Elementary Math Specialists have added many Numberless Word Problems and Enrichment activities for every grade level based on teacher feedback from last year's survey. Be sure to check them out as well!
Summer DreamBox Challenge 2018
Incorporate Growth Mindset into your summer reading list!
Changing the way we talk to our kids is one step towards helping to reinforce the message of a growth mindset. Another is to read books to kids with stories that convey a similar message.
Click here for a list of fourteen books that let kids know it’s OK to not at first succeed, that failure and challenges can be viewed as opportunities rather than dead ends, and that determination often results in a far better outcome than being perfect.