Multiplication and division fluency is such an important skill for 3rd grade students. In Unit 3 of the 3rd Grade Math Made Fun Curriculum, students learn and practice a variety of strategies to help them fully understand what multiplication and division are and how we use them in everyday life. Unit 4, students will focus on building fluency of multiplying and dividing numbers up to 100. When students can quickly come up with the correct answers to multiplication and division problems, they will be able to learn new concepts with ease. This unit is loaded with practice, practice, practice, and more practice to build strong multiplication and division fluency!
ALL 8 UNITS INCLUDED!
Here are the 8 Units that will be included in the 3rd Grade: Math Made Fun Curriculum
Unit 1:Place Value
Unit 2: Addition and Subtraction
Unit 5: Fractions
Unit 6: Time
Unit 7: Measurement, Area and Perimeter
Unit 8: Data and Graphs
This 3rd Grade Math Made Fun Unit 4 has 23 hands-on math centers and 130 NO PREP/Activity pages!
EACH UNIT INCLUDES A SCOPE WITH THE OBJECTIVES:
The Daily Lesson Plans offer differentiation for on-level, below-level and above-level students.
The lesson plans are broken down into 5 easy-to-follow parts:
1. Objective– What students should be able to do by the end of the lesson.
2. Review- A quick warm-up that has students practice previous skills that will be used in the current lesson.
3. Hook-A fun intro to get students engaged.
4. Mini Lesson– Teach, model, and discuss the new skill in today’s lesson.
5. Practice- Each practice section lists three types of activities that pair well with the specific lesson.
Center(s)- New center(s) to be introduced with the lesson.
Activity Pages- These pages require some basic materials such as scissors, glue or dice.
Practice Pages- These only require a pencil and crayons! They are great for table work, homework or work on the go!
✸Differentiation– Each lesson include scaffold and extension ides to meet the needs of students at all levels!
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PRE AND POST ASSESSMENTS FOR EACH UNIT!
MATERIAL WRAP UP PAGE!
LET’S LOOK AT THE MATH CENTERS FOR UNIT 4 IN ACTION…
Center 1: Division Problems with Pictures
Choose a card. Draw a picture to show the problem. Write the division equation.
Center 2: Multiplication and Division Triangles
Flip a card. Write the multiplication and division equations on the recording sheet using the numbers on the triangle.
Center 3: Find the Missing Number
Flip a card. Fill in the missing number that will make both equations true.
Center 4: Roll a Fact Family
Roll two dice. Write them in the circles at top of the house. Multiply the two numbers to get the third number. Use the numbers to complete the fact family sentences.
Center 5: Spin, Multiply and Cover
Spin the spinner. Multiply the two numbers. Find and cover the product on the board.
Center 6: Spin, Divide and Cover
Spin the spinner. Divide the number on the spin by the number on the board. Find and cover the quotient on the board.
Center 7: Multiplication- Factors and Products
Cover a factor from each of the factor boxes at the top of the board. Multiply the numbers and cover the product that matches in the product box.
Center 8: Multiplication Mazes
Starting in the top left corner, cover the multiplication equations that are true to create a path to the bottom right corner.
Center 9: Tic-Tac-Toe Multiplication
Take turns with a friend solving the multiplication problems. Each player uses a different color to write the answers. The first person to get three in a row wins.
Center 10: Tic-Tac-Toe Division
Take turns with a friend solving the division problems. Each player uses a different color to write the answers. The first person to get three in a row wins.
Center 11: Roll, Add and Cover
Roll two dice. Add the numbers. Multiply by the number in the corner of the board. Cover the product.
Center 12: Roll It and Mentally Solve It!
Roll a die. Solve the multiplication problems. Color a star.
Center 13: Fact Fluency- Unknown Numbers
Complete the equations by finding the missing numbers.
Center 14: Multiplication Number Bonds
Flip a card. Complete the multiplication number bond by filling in the missing number.
Center 15: Division Sets- Add the Quotients
Choose a card. Solve the division problems. Add the quotients. The sum of the quotients should be 30 if all of your answers are correct.
Center 16: What is the Rule?
Flip a card. Read the input and output numbers. Decide what the multiplication or division rule is. Record the rule on the recording sheet.
Center 17: Spin and Multiply by a Multiple of 10
Spin both spinners. Write a problem and solve.
Center 18: Associative Property
Choose a card. Add parentheses to show the associative property of multiplication. Solve the equation.
Center 19: 2-Step Word Problems
Choose a card. Read the word problem. Record each step on the recording sheet and solve.
Center 20: Spin, Solve and Cover
Spin both spinners. Multiply the two numbers. Find and cover the product on the board.
Center 21: Multiplication: True or False?
Read the multiplication equation. Decide if it is true or false and sort.
Center 22: Commutative Property
Flip a card. Write the problem and solve. Then write the commutative property for each multiplication sentence.
Center 23: Commutative Property Dominos
Pick a domino. Record the multiplication and division equations to show the commutative property.
These no prep practice pages are convenient, and will help students master the skills to multiply and divide within 100. For each page, there is a grade level standard attached so you know EXACTLY what you are covering! You can feel confident that ALL the standards for Third Grade are being covered!
HOW DO I ORGANIZE THE UNITS?
I chose to store the math centers in Sterilite bins, because they don’t take up too much space. It is a tight fit, but I find that they work nicely for me. However, if you choose, you could store the centers in a larger container as well. Within the bin, each math center is stored in a gallon–sized ziplock baggie.
To see Unit 3 in action, click here.
You can purchase Unit 4 individually HERE or
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