A great resource to send home to parents for math, this is a guide that can be used as a packet or sent sheet by sheet as you are teaching a unit. It gives explains math expectations and strategies for third grade using pictures and words. It is divided into Numbers and Operations in Base Ten, Operations and Algebraic Thinking: The Relationship Between Multiplication and Division,Operations and Algebraic Thinking: The Properties of Multiplication and Division, Operations and Algebraic Thinking: The Patterns of Multiplication and Division, Geometry, Representing and Comparing Fractions, and Measurement.
Each unit, or section consists of a list of standards, and an explanation of how to work problems. It also includes a resource page which outlines key vocabulary, prior knowledge, extension exercises, remediation activities, and a list of relevant websites and apps which can be used at home. This download also has a cover letter explaining the packet and its uses to parents.