Grade 3 Overview


Summary of Year
Third Grade mathematics is about (1) developing understanding of multiplication and division and strategies for multiplication and division within 100; (2) developing understanding of fractions, especially unit fractions (fractions with numerator 1); (3) developing understanding of the structure of rectangular arrays and of area; and (4) describing and analyzing two-dimensional shapes.

Key Areas of Focus for 3-5: Multiplication and division of whole numbers and fractions—concepts, skills, and problemsolving

Required Fluency: 3.OA.7 Multiply and divide within 100.
3.NBT.2 Add and subtract within 1000.
Module 7: Geometry and Measurement Word Problems