Our
math series is Saxon Math. Saxon Math is a
handson, successorientated series that emphasizes manipulatives
and mental math. Concepts are introduced in small increments
and then practiced throughout the year. All areas of math are
integrated so that children see the
interrelationships.

Learning Outcomes for Third
Grade 
* skip count by
whole numbers * compare and order numbers * identify place
value * identify ordinal position to twentieth * identify and
complete patterns *solve routine and nonroutine
problems * master all basic addition, subtraction,
multiplication, and division facts * add/subtract multidigit
numbers * multiply a multidigit number by a ingledigit
number *divide by singledigit divisors * add positive and
negative numbers * picture, name, and order fractions * add
and subtract fractions with common denominators *measure to the
nearest quarter inch, millimeter, foot, and yard *identify the
volume of standard containers

* compare
and measure mass * measure perimeter and area * tell time to
the minute * determine elapsed time * count money * make
change for a dollar * identify angles * identify lines of
symmetry * identify function rules * graph ordered pairs on a
coordinate graph * tally * write addition, subtraction,
multiplication, and division fact families * write story problems
for addition/subtraction number sentences * create, read, and
write observations from real graphs, pictographs, bar graphs, Venn
diagrams, and line graphs 
Components of The
Program MeetingThe
LessonGuided
Class Practice and Homework Number
fact PracticesAssessments 
The Meeting: Activities practice skills
in these areascalendar, counting, patterning, money,
temperature, time, graphing, writing, and problem
solving 
The Lesson: A
lesson introduces the new objective. Skills are introduced
through group discussions, collaborative group work, use of
manipulatives and teacher direction. 
Guided Practice and
Homework: Each
lesson is accompanied by inclass practice (Side A) and an
independent homework practice (Side B). Each practice includes a
short practice of new concepts and a review pf previously learned
concepts. 
Number Fact Practices:
Children are presented with strategies that help the learn the
number facts. Children practice in a number of ways orally,
using manipulatives, fact games, and through written
work. 
Assessments: Oral and cumulative written
assessments are used. Oral assessments occur after every 10
lesson and written and fact assessment after 5
lessons. 
OnLine
Resources

Saxon Math a variety of games that compliment the
program. For review or more of a challenge, click on the different
grade levels.
The Teachers' Mousepad a collection of online
math games for k5.
Multiplication 
Math Mayhem play against
other online players to see how many correct answers you can
get! 
Multiplication Facts from
Quia Quia offers matching games, flashcards and
concentration games 
Multiplication.Com offers teaching activities,
interactive games, activities, worksheets, books and
additional resources 

More sites coming
soon!

Parental
Involvement 
It is
very important that you are involved in all areas of your child's
education. In Math, there are several things you can do to help your
child succeed.
~Check homework and
help your child correct their errors
~Practice Number
Facts
~Monitor Your
child's assessments
~Use the online
resources to encourage your child to practice concepts they are
learning in school. Make sure you monitor any Internet use.
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information, visit
~Feel free to
contact me with any questions or concerns you may have.
~Give your child
many opportunities to count and add real money, figure out change,
tell time, measure things while baking, measuring with a ruler or
tape measure, identify patterns in the real world, find
multiplication array in the real world, create graphs (maybe graph
favorite family activities or Halloween candy).. the ideas are
endless. Basically just get them involved!

