In this lesson, kids are given different strategies for finding the sum of two numbers. Addition strategies such as these help third graders gain a deeper understanding of, and fluency with, this operation. The lesson features guided instruction and plenty of practice problems to apply what is being learned. For even more practice, try our third grade addition worksheets recommended to accompany this lesson.
Learning how to check our work is essential to becoming strong math students! In this exercise, students will first solve the subtraction problems, then they'll practice checking their work by plugging the answers into an addition equation.
Use this worksheet to practice two strategies for solving three-digit addition problems. Students will flex their math muscles as they use both the expanded notation and standard algorithm strategies to solve challenging math problems.
Use this worksheet to continue practice with two addition strategies: expanded notation and standard algorithm. Students will be challenged to solve three-digit addition problems and then check their work using multiple methods.
With this movement-integrated lesson, students will use their energy to practice three-digit addition on a number line! Part of this lesson is designed for the outdoors, but the activities can easily be brought inside on a rainy day.