This page provides sample 3rd Grade Number tasks and games from our 3rd Grade Math Centers eBook. Try out the samples listed in blue under each Common Core State Standard or download the eBook and have all the 3rd Grade Number, Geometry, Measurement and Data Centers you’ll need for the entire school year in one convenient digital file. With over 150 easy-prep, engaging centers this resource will simplify your math lesson planning and make hands-on math instruction an integral part of your classroom.
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Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division
3.OA.A.1 Interpret products of whole numbers, e.g. interpret 5 x 7 as the total number of objects in 5 groups of 7 objects each. For example, describe a context in which a total number of objects can be expressed as 5 x 7.
Array Picture Cards
Multiply and divide within 100
3.OA.C.7 Fluently multiply and divide within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division (e.g., knowing that 8x5=40, one knows 40÷5=8) or properties of operations. By the end of Grade 3, know from memory all products of two one-digit numbers.
Multiplication Bump (x2 - x5)
Multiples Game (x2 - x 5)
I Have ... Who Has? (x2 & x5)
I Have ... Who Has (x2 & x10)
I Have ... Who Has (x3 & x5)
Division Squares (divisors 2,5,10)
Develop understanding of fractions as numbers
3.NF.A.1 Understand a fraction 1/b as a quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts: understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b.
Making Fraction Strips (v. 1)
My Fraction Bar Riddle
Literature Link: Picture Pie (v.1)
Literature Link: Gator Pie (v. 1-2)