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Fractions of a Whole

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Fractions of a Whole

Ready, set, fractions! In this hands-on lesson, your students will familiarize themselves with common fractions using concrete materials to practise splitting items into halves, thirds, and quarters.

Year 2

Maths

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Greater Than, Less Than, Equal To Game

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Greater Than, Less Than, Equal To Game

Help your students make sense of the greater than, less than and equal to in this interactive lesson! Your students will have opportunities to compare either two-digit or three-digit numbers.

Year 2

Maths

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Solving Word Problems

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Solving Word Problems

Word problems getting you down? Then spread the word on a lesson that will help students decide when to add or subtract, as they identify clue words that aid in solving word problems.

Year 3

Maths

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Money maths!

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Money maths!

Money makes the world go 'round, but do your students know why money is important? In this lesson, students will learn the real world applications of money, as well as how to make a dollar with various coins.

Year 3

Maths

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Bar Graphs: Interpreting Data

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Bar Graphs: Interpreting Data

In this lesson, students will make bar graphs and interpret data using real-life data from other students. They will get practise writing and answering survey questions.

Year 3

Maths

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Chinese New Year’s Great Money Count

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Chinese New Year’s Great Money Count

During the Chinese New Year, giving red envelopes full of money is a custom that symbolizes good luck. Use this lesson to teach your students about holiday traditions as they practise counting money.

Year 3

Maths

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2-D Shapes

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2-D Shapes

Shape up your students' understanding of geometrical attributes with this hands-on maths lesson. Students will gain a better understanding of how to describe a shape by the number of edges and vertices it has, rather than by its name.

Year 3

Maths

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Capacity Comparison

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Capacity Comparison

Your class will love this outdoor activity that teaches them how to compare the capacity of different containers.

Year one

Maths

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Time to Tell Time: Showing and Writing Time

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Time to Tell Time: Showing and Writing Time

Becoming fluent in reading analog and digital clocks can be very “time” consuming. This interactive lesson will engage young learners while reinforcing an important skill.

Year 3

Maths

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Shape Models

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Shape Models

With this activity, students will identify shapes, build 3-D shapes, and practise describing shapes with a partner.

Year 3

Maths

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Teach About Odd & Even Numbers

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Teach About Odd & Even Numbers

Sometimes the best way to learn about something is to teach it! This lesson helps second graders become the experts on odd and even numbers as they prepare to teach younger students.

Year 3

Maths

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Composing and Decomposing

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Composing and Decomposing

Use this lesson to introduce composing and decomposing as part of your students’ addition and subtraction toolkits.

Year 3

Maths

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Estimating Length

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Estimating Length

Advance your students from relative measurements to learning about standardized units with this lesson that teaches them about inches and feet by using common classroom objects.

Year 3

Maths

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Subtraction Stories

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Subtraction Stories

Let’s make subtraction real! In this lesson, students dive into three-digit subtraction by solving real-world word problems.

Year 3

Maths

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Telling Time Using Skip Counting

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Telling Time Using Skip Counting

Teach your students to read time to the nearest five minutes by counting by fives! Use this lesson as a stand-alone support lesson for ELs or alongside Tricky Time Telling.

Year 3

Maths

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Exploring Metric Units of Length

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Exploring Metric Units of Length

Help your students learn the standard measures of length and foster critical thinking with this engaging lesson. Use alongside The Smaller They Come or as a stand-alone activity.

Year 3

Maths

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Numerous Names for Numbers

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Numerous Names for Numbers

It is important for students to gain a better understanding of different ways to write numbers. In this lesson, your students will practise seeing numbers in various ways to help them comprehend the meaning of numbers.

Year 2

Maths

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Counting Coins

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Counting Coins

Help your students learn to count money with this teacher-approved lesson. They'll love learning how much their favorite things are worth.

Year 3

Maths

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Greater Than, Less Than: Comparing Three-Digit Numbers

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Greater Than, Less Than: Comparing Three-Digit Numbers

In this lesson, your students will compare numbers to one thousand using place value charts and symbols. Your students will love practising with numbers!

Year 3

Maths

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Using Regrouping to Add

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Using Regrouping to Add

Guide students to use base ten blocks to solve two-digit by one-digit addition problems with regrouping. This lesson can be used independently or paired with the lesson Adding it All Up.

Year 3

Maths

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Money Values

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Money Values

Use this scaffolded EL lesson to teach students about money and the bills we use to pay for things. Use alongside Base Ten Money: Hundreds, Tens, and Ones or alone as an independent lesson.

Year 3

Maths

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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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Classifying Objects: Describe It!

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Classifying Objects: Describe It!

This activity keeps your students moving and puts their reasoning skills to the test! An outside scavenger hunt will allow students to find different objects to classify into groups.

Year 3

Maths

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All About Three-Digit Numbers

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All About Three-Digit Numbers

Students will get to explore three-digit numbers through base-ten blocks and written form. Students will get plenty of practise identifying the place values of a number both individually and with the class.

Year 3

Maths

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Regrouping with Base-Ten Blocks

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Regrouping with Base-Ten Blocks

Dive deep into using base-ten blocks to solve two-digit subtraction problems with regrouping. This lesson can be used independently or in conjuction with the lesson Double Trouble: Subtraction practise.

Year 3

Maths

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## Year 3 maths Lesson Plans

Having difficulty helping your students understand year three maths? Education.com's year three maths lesson plans will help students understand base ten notation and basic units of measurement, analyze shapes, and improve their addition skills. If you aren't sure where to begin, click on Three digit numbers, Units of measurement, or Money mathsFor starters!