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Michelle Marcus

3rd Grade Math

Pembroke Elementary School

Troy, MI

Suburban Environment

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View all Master TeachersUnit 11 - Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry(14 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)

How Time Flies

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

Big Idea:Telling time is not enough. Students need to understand and apply strategies to solve elapsed time situations that are real world. This knowledge is essential in creating a deep understanding of using clocks as a tool to measure the passing of time.

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8 Resources

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Time Flies When You're Having Fun

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

Big Idea:As we approach our bat house building day, the students will need the skills to construct schedule for the construction. This lesson provides time to test strategies and assess problems.

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8 Resources

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How Can We Get It All Done?

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

Big Idea:Students have been learning how to calculate elapsed time. Today, they will begin with a real world problem and apply their skills.

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11 Resources

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Wing Span

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

Big Idea:Many students create bar graphs and can explain questions like "more than" and "less than", but are not accustomed to actually gathering the data and building the graph from the ground up. This engaging lesson requires students to do all of the above.

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11 Resources

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What is Happening to the Little Brown Bat?

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

Big Idea:The students are working on a large project focused on helping save the Little Brown Bat, which will culminate in the building of bat houses for our community. This lesson pairs graphing skills with learning about White Nose Syndrome in bats.

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11 Resources

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How Much Paint Do We Need?

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

Big Idea:This lesson is a real world task that combines many skills the students have learned throughout the school year.

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8 Resources

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Where Do These Nails Go?

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

Big Idea:Students deserve and need opportunities to work with their knowledge inside of a real life situation that means something to them. This unit, and this lesson, requires students to apply many of this school year's skills.

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22 Resources

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Nailed It!

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

Big Idea:Students deserve and need opportunities to use their knowledge applied to a real life situation that means something to them. This unit, and this lesson, requires students to apply many of this school year's skills.

15 Resources

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15 Resources

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Tri Tri Triangles

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

Big Idea:Angle description is an abstract idea for students. This lesson gets them moving around and "experiencing" triangles.

14 Resources

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14 Resources

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What Angles are on a Bat House?

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

Big Idea:Students are preparing to build bat houses. They have calculated surface area, identified nail placement, and will now collect data on angle types in this real-world activity.

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10 Resources

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BUILDING DAY!

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

Big Idea:This lesson is the culmination of a month's worth of work in reading, writing, science, social studies, and math. The children used all of their math skills to arrive at the point of assembling a bat house for their immediate community.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

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What Makes a Shape? Analyzing and Script Writing

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

Big Idea:Students will use the bat houses we built as examples of various quadrilaterals.

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9 Resources

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Using a ShowMe as an Assessment

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

Big Idea:Students are motivated by technology and teamwork to create. In this lesson/assessment students work in production teams to create movies about math using the ShowMe app.

9 Resources

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9 Resources

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Polygon Puzzle

3rd Grade Math

» Unit:

Going Batty Over Measurement and Geometry

Big Idea:Students need to spend time comparing and creating with polygons in order to better visualize their attributes. This lesson engages them in visualizing the attribute of sides.

8 Resources

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8 Resources

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