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Provost Elementary School

Last modified: June 17, 2020

Math Essentials


  • 3NBT1:  round numbers using place value
  • 3NBT2:  fluently add & subtract within 1000
  • 3OA8:  solve two-step word problems using two operations (+/-)


  • 3OA1: interpret products of whole numbers
  • 3MD5: understand concepts of area
  • 3MD6: measure area by counting unit squares
  • 3MD7: relate area to the operations of multiplication & addition
  • 3NBT3: multiply one-digit whole numbers by multiples of ten
  • 3OA9: identify arithmetic patterns and explain using properties of operations
  • 3OA8: solve two-step word problems using three operations (+/-/x)
  • 3MD7c: use tiling to show the distributive property in finding area
  • 3MD7d: recognize area as additive in real world problems
  • 3MD8: solve real world perimeter problems


  • 3OA2: interpret whole-number quotients of whole numbers
  • 3NF1: understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts
  • 3NF3: explain equivalence of fractions & compare fractions
  • 3NF2a: represent a fraction on a number line by defining intervals
  • 3NF2b: represent a fraction on a number line by marking lengths
  • 3OA4: determine unknowns in a multiplication or division equation
  • 3OA5: apply properties of operations to multiply and divide
  • 3OA6: recognize divison as an unknown-factor problem
  • 3G2: partition shapes into equal areas, express as unit fractions

Term 4

  • 3OA7: fluently multiply & divid to 100
  • 3OA3: use multiplication & division within 100 to solve word problems
  • 3G1: understand shapes in different categories may share attributes & shared attributes can define a larger category
  • 3OA8: solve two-step word problems using the four operations
  • 3MD1: tell and write time in minutes, + and – time in minutes
  • 3MD2: metric measure of g, kg, l, in one step problems
  • 3MD4: measure lengths using rulers marked 1/2 & 1/4, show on a line plot