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Michelle Marcus

3rd Grade Math

Pembroke Elementary School

Troy, MI

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View all Master TeachersUnit 3 - Using Multiplication to Find Area(12 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Developing Mathematical Practices(5 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Understanding Multiplication(15 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Using Multiplication to Find Area(12 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Understanding Division(13 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Introduction To Fractions(3 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Unit Fractions(13 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Fractions: More Than A Whole(3 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Comparing Fractions(5 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Place Value (10 Lessons)

Unit 10 - Fluency to Automoticity(5 Lessons)

Unit 11 - Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry(14 Lessons)

Unit 12 - Review Activities(3 Lessons)

Area and Perimeter in Real Life Day 1

3rd Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Using Multiplication to Find Area

Big Idea:Students need time to connect area and perimeter. This two day exploration sets the stage for our short unit.

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12 Resources

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Area and Perimeter in Real Life, Day 2

3rd Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Using Multiplication to Find Area

Big Idea:Students need time to work on how area and perimeter are connected. In our second day of this two day exploration students apply their learning.

8 Resources

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8 Resources

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Decomposing Arrays, Day 1

3rd Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Using Multiplication to Find Area

Big Idea:Students need to practice deconstructing arrays with manipulatives in order to conceptualize the distributive property. This 3 day lesson takes the children through increasingly sophisticated activities to explore the "why" and "how" of this property.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

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Decomposing Given Large Areas Day 2

3rd Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Using Multiplication to Find Area

Big Idea:In this second of a three-part lesson, students extend decomposing arrays to applying a strategy for mental computation of area by finding smaller areas.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

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Decomposing Given Large Areas, Day 3

3rd Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Using Multiplication to Find Area

Big Idea:Students have been working with decomposing arrays in order to practice finding small areas and putting the totals together. In this third lesson, they will work on finding smaller areas that make the mental math more feasible.

15 Resources

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15 Resources

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Building a Dog Kennel Day 1

3rd Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Using Multiplication to Find Area

Big Idea:Students will be able to use strategies to solve real-world problems involving area and perimeter.

14 Resources

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14 Resources

19 Favorites

Building a Dog Kennel Day 2

3rd Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Using Multiplication to Find Area

Big Idea:Students will be able to use strategies to solve real-world problems involving area and perimeter.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

9 Favorites

Building a Dog Kennel Day 3

3rd Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Using Multiplication to Find Area

Big Idea:Students will be able to use strategies to solve real-world problems involving area and perimeter.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

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Building a Dog Kennel Days 4-6

3rd Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Using Multiplication to Find Area

14 Resources

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14 Resources

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Building a Dog Kennel Sharing Day

3rd Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Using Multiplication to Find Area

Big Idea:When closing after days of hard work, discussing and celebrating the product are critical parts of the curriculum.

5 Resources

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5 Resources

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Distributive Property, Day 1

3rd Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Using Multiplication to Find Area

Big Idea:Children need to move from the manipulative expressions of the distributive property into the mathematical equations eventually. This lesson is the first step in leading them to that goal.

13 Resources

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13 Resources

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Distributive Property, Day 2

3rd Grade Math

Â» Unit:

Using Multiplication to Find Area

Big Idea:The children have been practicing decomposing areas and now digits in order to understand and use the distributive property.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

10 Favorites