Grade 3: Overview

  • GRADE 3

    Operations and Algebraic Thinking

    • Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division.

    • Understand properties of multiplication and the relationship between multiplication and


    • Multiply and divide within 100.

    • Solve problems involving the four operations, and identify and explain patterns in arithmetic.

    Number and Operations in Base Ten

    • Use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic.

    Number and Operations—Fractions

    • Develop understanding of fractions as numbers.

    Measurement and Data

    • Solve problems involving measurement and estimation of intervals of time, liquid volumes,

    and masses of objects.

    • Represent and interpret data.

    • Geometric measurement: understand concepts of area and relate area to multiplication and to


    • Geometric measurement: recognize perimeter as an attribute of plane figures and distinguish

    between linear and area measures.


    • Reason with shapes and their attributes