Unit 3 Agendasmrs. Colville's Math Class

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  • Unit 3 is typically a six-week unit taught in December and January. Mathematics is the study of patterns and relationships. In this unit, students analyze and apply numeric patterns as they explore the interrelated concepts of multiplication and division.
  • 3.MD.C.7: Relate area to the operations of multiplication and addition. Big Idea: Students that can write their own story problems, and create math situations that require thought and perseverance to solve, are students that understand.
  • Child will encounter in its math development. When a child can multiply (and divide) without much thinking and without falling back on adding numbers, it will learn all.

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SFUSD Mathematics Core Curriculum

The SFUSD Math Core Curriculum is in its fifth full year of implementation. It has been developed and revised by SFUSD teachers with expert advice from our partners.
  • Highlights of the 2017-2018 revision are here.
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About our Core Curriculum

Unit Design

Entry Task: What do you already know?
Apprentice Task: What sense are you making of what you are learning?
Expert Task: How can you apply what you have learned so far to a new situation?
Milestone Task: Did you learn what was expected of you from this unit?
  • All units are built around rich math tasks.
  • The printed teacher units are provided to teachers who request them. All units are available electronically.
  • Student materials are copied centrally and delivered to sites.
  • Translations of the student materials are provided in K-5 in the target languages of instruction.
  • Twice per year, the milestone task embedded in the curriculum is part of the District Assessment. Find out more.
  • Standards based report cards for Elementary reflect the CCSS-M. Please see the Achievement Assessments Office (AAO) for more info.

Bridges First Edition Lessons & Activities, Grades 3

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For third grade, 15 of 21 supplements sets are correlated to the Common Core State Standards. For two-way mapping of supplements to standards download the Grade 3 Correlations.

  • Activity 1: Ice Cream Survey
  • Activity 2: Book Lovers’ Survey
  • Activity 3: Under the Same Roof
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Pizza Survey
  • Independent Worksheet 2: The Pencil Survey
  • Activity 1: Spinner Game Probability
  • Independent Worksheet 1: The Mystery Marker Experiment
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Sports Spinners
  • Activity 1: Creating & Measuring the Beanstalk
  • Activity 2: Recording the Beanstalk Data
  • Activity 3: Beanstalk Leaf Line Plots
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Beanstalk Line Plot
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Beanstalk Measurements

Unit 3 Agendasmrs. Colville's Math Class 9

Geometry, Set C1: Parallel, Perpendicular & Intersecting, pdf
  • Activity 1: Dots & Lines
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Lines & Designs
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Alphabet Lines
  • Activity 1: Start with a Point
  • Activity 2: Classifying Triangles
  • Activity 3: Measuring Circles
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Points, Lines, Line Segments, Rays & Angles
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Geometry Find & Measure
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Name That Triangle!
  • Independent Worksheet 4: More Geoboard Triangles

Unit 3 Agendasmrs. Colville's Math Classes

Unit
  • Activity 1: Coordinate Place Four
  • Activity 2: Dragon’s Gold
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Coordinate Dot-to-Dots
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Robot Programs
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Pirate James & His Robot
  • Independent Worksheet 4: Rosa’s Robot
  • Activity 1: Sorting Quadrilaterals
  • Activity 2: Guess My Quadrilateral
  • Activity 3: Writing Quadrilateral Riddles
  • Activity 4: Perimeters of Paper Quadrilaterals
  • Activity 5: Measuring Classroom Quadrilateral
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Sorting & Identifying Quadrilaterals
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Classifying Quadrilaterals
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Perimeter Review
  • Activity 1: One-Pound Hunt
  • Activity 2: Searching for Ounces
  • Activity 1: Measuring the Area of Paper Rectangles
  • Activity 2: Finding Areas Large & Small
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Finding More Areas
  • Activity 1: Roll, Tell & Record the Time
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Telling Time on Two Kinds of Clocks
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Annie’s School Day
Measurement, Set D4: Capacity in U.S. Customary Units, pdf
  • Activity 1: Estimate, Order & Measure: Ounces, Cups & Quarts
  • Activity 2: Which Container is Best? (Customary Version)
Measurement, Set D5: Area in U.S. Customary Units, pdf
  • Activity 1: Measuring Area: U.S. Customary Units
  • Activity 2: Rainbow Rectangles
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Estimating & Measuring Area in Square Inches
  • Activity 1: Metric Rectangles
  • Activity 2: Ladybug Dream House
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Measuring Area in Metric Units
  • Activity 1: Animals at the Zoo
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Word Problems with Masses
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Word Problems with Volumes
Number & Operations, Set A1: Equal Expressions, pdf
  • Activity 1: True or False?
  • Independent Worksheet 1: More Number Puzzles
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Expressions, Equations & Word Problems
Number & Operations, Set A2: Basic Multiplication & Division, pdf
  • Activity 1: Multiplying by Eleven
  • Activity 2: Multiplying by Twelve
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Multiplying & Dividing on the Number Line
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Multiplying Odd & Even Numbers
  • Independent Worksheet 3: An Array of Fact Families
  • Independent Worksheet 4: Fact Family Triangles
  • Independent Worksheet 5: Fact Families for the Tens
  • Independent Worksheet 6: Multiplying by Elevens & Twelves
  • Independent Worksheet 7: Meet the Elevens & Twelves Families
  • Independent Worksheet 8: The Frog Jumping Contest
Number & Operations, Set A3: Multi-Digit Addition & Subtraction, pdf
  • Activity 1: Introducing the Standard Algorithm for Multi-Digit Addition
  • Activity 2: Think Before You Add
  • Activity 3: Introducing the Standard Algorithm for Multi-Digit Subtraction
  • Activity 4: Think Before You Subtract Activity 5: Round & Add
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Third Grade Puzzlers
  • Independent Worksheet 2: In These United States
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Skill Practice
  • Independent Worksheet 4: Kilometers & Miles
  • Activity 1: Big Number Spin
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Theme Parks
  • Independent Worksheet 2: City Populations
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Metric Measures Small & Large
  • Independent Worksheet 4: Reading, Writing & Comparing Numbers
  • Activity 1: Fractions on a Double Number Line
  • Activity 2: Sketching Fractions on a Number Line
  • Activity 3: I Have, Who Has? Fractions on a Number Line
  • Independent Worksheet 1: The Broken Ruler, Part 1
  • Independent Worksheet 2: The Broken Ruler, Part 2
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Locating, Naming & Comparing Fractions
Number & Operations, Set A6: Estimating to Add & Subtract, pdf
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Using Compatible Numbers to Estimate Answers
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Are These Answers Reasonable?
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Travel Miles

Unit 3 Agendasmrs. Colville's Math Class 6

Number & Operations, Set A7: Multiplication Beyond the Basic Facts, pdf
  • Activity 1: Multiplying Single Digits by Multiples of Ten
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Multiplying by Multiples of Ten
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Sixty Seconds in a Minute
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Hours to Minutes
  • Activity 1: Three Coins
  • Activity 2: The Farm
  • Activity 3: The Dart Board
  • Independent Worksheet 1: Coin Problems
  • Independent Worksheet 2: Cars & Trucks
  • Independent Worksheet 3: Buttons
  • Independent Worksheet 4: Baseball Cards
  • Independent Worksheet 5: The Cardinals
  • Independent Worksheet 6: Frog & Toad
  • Independent Worksheet 7: Recycling Cans
  • Independent Worksheet 8: The School Store
  • Independent Worksheet 9: Olivia’s Rock Collection