3.OA Lesson Plans

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"Operations and Algebraic Thinking"

These lesson plans can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

Lesson Plans

Musical Chair Multiplication
Musical Chair Multiplication
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Musical Chair Multiplication
Get your students moving while practising their multiplication facts! Bring an old favorite to the classroom as students move about and work problems out. This is a fun way to incorporate movement and learning with a twist.
Year 4
Maths
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Robot Multiplication
Robot Multiplication
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Robot Multiplication
Students will master multiplication with this inventive robot challenge! Your students will practise their maths-fact fluency in this lesson plan.
Year 4
Maths
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Halloween Repeated Addition and Multiplication
Halloween Repeated Addition and Multiplication
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Halloween Repeated Addition and Multiplication
Students are at the centre of learning as they create and illustrate their own Halloween maths problems that show the relationship between addition and multiplication - helping them transition conceptually from the concrete to the abstract.
Year 4
Maths
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What's the Problem?
What's the Problem?
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What's the Problem?
High order thinking skills are critical skills for students of all ages. In this lesson, your students will create word problems about money.
Year 3
Maths
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You're On a Roll! Practicing Multiplication Facts
You're On a Roll! practising Multiplication Facts
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You're On a Roll! practising Multiplication Facts
Are your students struggling to remember their times tables? We all know the only way to remembering maths facts is to practise! This hands-on lesson is a fun way for your class get the practise they need to master multiplication facts.
Year 4
Maths
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Divide it Up!
Divide it Up!
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Divide it Up!
Make division come to life with this hands-on, introductory lesson on the operation of division! Students will use authentic problems and manipulatives to experience division in action.
Year 4
Maths
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Solving Long Division Problems
Solving Long Division Problems
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Solving Long Division Problems
Help your students put their best foot forward when it comes to this lesson that allows them to solve problems both in a group setting and individually.
Year 4
Maths
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Distribute to Multiply
Distribute to Multiply
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Distribute to Multiply
Introduce your students to the Distributive Property of Multiplication with this lesson that allows them to learn with their peers and then get some individual practise in.
Year 4
Maths
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The Real Deal
The Real Deal
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The Real Deal
Teach your youngsters the art of savvy shopping with this neat lesson on calculating price per item. After doing some division problems to compare the values of different products, students put their skills to the test with fun worksheets.
Year 4
Maths
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Place Value: Digit Game
Place Value: Digit Game
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Place Value: Digit Game
Help your students understand place values with this lesson that catches their interest using a story book. Students will go one to play a riddle game both in a group and individually.
Year 4
Maths
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Array Models in Multiplication
Array Models in Multiplication
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Array Models in Multiplication
This lesson allows students to explore the concept of multiplication hands on. Kids will also come to understand why multiplication is important as well as how to solve multiplication problems using array models.
Year 4
Maths
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Bunches of Bunnies
Bunches of Bunnies
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Bunches of Bunnies
Hop into multiplication! Introduce your class to times tables with this engaging maths lesson. Students will read about the correlation between repeated addition and multiplication, and then create hands-on book pages to illustrate it.
Year 4
Maths
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Multiplication R.A.C.E.
Multiplication R.A.C.E.
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Multiplication R.A.C.E.
Teach your students how to use a variety of representations when creating and solving word problems. Simple acronyms and visual aides help make learning multiplication a breeze.
Year 4
Maths
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Multiplication: Solving for Unknown Factors
Multiplication: Solving for Unknown Factors
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Multiplication: Solving for Unknown Factors
What's the unknown? In this lesson, your students will become familiar with strategies that can help them solve for the unknown factor in multiplication problems.
Year 4
Maths
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Division: Solving for Unknown Factors
Division: Solving for Unknown Factors
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Division: Solving for Unknown Factors
Help your class conquer division with this lesson that has them find the unknown factor using multiplication!
Year 4
Maths
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Guess the Operation
Guess the Operation
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Guess the Operation
Want to strengthen your student’s multiplication and division skills? This lesson uses fact families to help students practise those skills.
Year 4
Maths
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Tens Multiplication Facts
Tens Multiplication Facts
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Tens Multiplication Facts
Students will get a chance to see and interact with solving tens multiplication facts in real world scenarios. They will finish this lesson confident in knowing how to solve 10s multiplication facts.
Year 4
Maths
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Book Orders: Money
Book Orders: Money
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Book Orders: Money
Don't throw away all of those extra copies of your book order forms! They make great springboards for maths lessons. This lesson integrates them into activities designed to help young learners with money maths.
Year 4
Maths
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Animal Spots: Multiplication Practice
Animal Spots: Multiplication practise
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Animal Spots: Multiplication practise
Animals and spots are used to make multiplication interesting! In this lesson, students will practise multiplying one digit numbers.
Year 3
Maths
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Domino Multiplication
Domino Multiplication
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Domino Multiplication
Don't knock the dominoes over! In this lesson, your students will practise multiplying by 2's with dominoes.
Year 3
Maths
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Multiplication Stories
Multiplication Stories
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Multiplication Stories
Maths can be made into short stories! Inspire your students to get creative with this lesson plan that will help them practise making and solving word problems.
Year 3
Maths
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Do You Know Your Math Facts?
Do You Know Your maths Facts?
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Do You Know Your maths Facts?
In this lesson, your students will create their own maths facts and practise them! They will understand that multiplication and division are opposites.
Year 4
Maths
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Missing Numbers: Math Review
Missing Numbers: maths Review
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Missing Numbers: maths Review
Help! The numbers in our equations have run away and left their answers alone! In this lesson, students will review their maths facts and knowledge to solve Ken Ken like puzzles and bring the numbers back to their places.
Year 4
Maths
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Candy Multiplication
Candy Multiplication
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Candy Multiplication
Delicious multiplication! In this sweet lesson, your students will learn how to relate multiplication to repeated addition using candy counters.
Year 4
Maths
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Hands-On Multiplication
Hands-On Multiplication
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Hands-On Multiplication
Students get hands-on practise playing this maths multiplication game with their hands!
Year 4
Maths
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Parking Lot Multiplication
Parking Lot Multiplication
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Parking Lot Multiplication
Help your students make sense of the commutative property of multiplication by relating it to arrangements of cars in parking lots.
Year 4
Maths
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Roll the Dice: Skip Counting by Fives
Roll the Dice: Skip Counting by Fives
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Roll the Dice: Skip Counting by Fives
Five, ten, fifteen... Help your students practise their multiplication skills by teaching them to skip count by fives. In this lesson, they will use dice to practise maths!
Year 3
Maths
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Slap and Roll Timed Multiplication
Slap and Roll Timed Multiplication
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Slap and Roll Timed Multiplication
Students will "roll" to this quick game and "slap out" multiplication facts to reinforce multiplication skills and beat their own scores!
Year 4
Maths
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Multiplication Cups Competition
Multiplication Cups Competition
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Multiplication Cups Competition
Motivate your students by engaging them in a competition! In this lesson, your students will review and practise multiplication strategies.
Year 3
Maths
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Associative Property of Multiplication
Associative Property of Multiplication
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Associative Property of Multiplication
Teach your students to recognise and use the associative property of multiplication.
Year 4
Maths
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