3rd Grade Math Word Problems Homework Printables Measurement DISTANCE LEARNING

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32 CONCEPTUAL BASED QUESTIONS TO TRANSFORM YOUR HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS. EACH SHEET HAS FOUR QUESTIONS THAT ARE MEANINGFUL AND RIGOROUS. NO MORE HAVING YOUR STUDENTS COMPLETE REPETITIVE PROCEDURAL QUESTIONS THAT ONLY SKIM THE SURFACE OF THINKING!

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What's included in this product?

· 32 conceptual based math questions
· Quality prompts and word problems that promote rigorous thinking
· 4 questions per standard
· Each standard is formatted to one page
· Easy prep
· Answer keys

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Perfect for your math lessons and in class practice.

WHAT ARE P.O.W.E.R PROBLEMS?

PURPOSEFUL - These problems are meant to keep students focused, while strengthening initiative and perseverance.

OPPORTUNITIES - These prompts can be used in a variety of ways. P.O.W.E.R problems can be used to introduce a lesson, spiral review, or as formative assessments.


WITH


ENGAGEMENT - Problems are real world applicable and designed to hook students with interest and presentation. Complexity of problems promotes problem solving skills.


RIGOR - Tasks are specifically designed to challenge students and assess conceptual understanding of curriculum versus procedural understanding. Students will need to apply more than just a “formula.”


WHY USE P.O.W.E.R PROBLEMS?


BUILD STAMINA WITHIN YOUR STUDENTS!

P.O.W.E.R problems are designed to challenge your students with their open ended presentation. Majority of problems that come from textbooks and workbooks assess procedural understanding of curriculum. Some textbooks even provide step by step instructions where the textbook is thinking for the students and taking away that “productive struggle” for children. When we rob students of that event, we rob them of their ability to reason, problem solve, and see beyond a standard algorithm. P.O.W.E.R problems are meant to show students that there are different ways to answer one question in math. With these tasks students take ownership and are part of the problem solving process versus filling in blanks in a textbook.


HOW TO USE POWER PROBLEMS:


YOUR KIDS. YOUR CHOICE. FLEXIBILITY.

TO INTRODUCE A LESSON - P.O.W.E.R problems can be used to introduce a new skill. In this case your students will experience a “productive struggle.” Their problem solving skills and prior knowledge will kick in. Often times most of my students will have the incorrect answer or no answer at all. I then have someone explain their method/reasoning and allow my students to critique their peer’s answer. This makes for great accountable talk discussions. If I see that most students do not have an answer I will assist the class in getting to a specific point and then allow them to finish independently.


SPIRAL REVIEW - Avoid your students forgetting standards, by using P.O.W.E.R problems to spiral review previously taught lessons.


FORMATIVE ASSESSMENTS - You can use these problems to assess mastery and levels of understanding.

4 questions per standard/topic!


Standards & Topics Covered

Number and Operation - Fractions

➥ 3.MD.1 – Understanding time

➥ 3.MD.2 – measuring and understanding liquid volume and mass

➥ 3.MD.3 – Picture graphs

➥ 3.MD.4 – Measuring length and using line plots

➥ 3.MD.5 – Understanding area

➥ 3.MD.6 - Measuring area

➥ 3.MD.7 - Relate area to the operations of multiplication and addition.

➥ 3.MD.8 – Word problems with area and perimeter

Total Pages
16 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Tell and write time to the nearest minute and measure time intervals in minutes. Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of time intervals in minutes, e.g., by representing the problem on a number line diagram.
Use tiling to show in a concrete case that the area of a rectangle with whole-number side lengths 𝘢 and 𝘣 + 𝘤 is the sum of 𝘢 × 𝘣 and 𝘢 × 𝘤. Use area models to represent the distributive property in mathematical reasoning.
Recognize area as additive. Find areas of rectilinear figures by decomposing them into non-overlapping rectangles and adding the areas of the non-overlapping parts, applying this technique to solve real world problems.
Measure and estimate liquid volumes and masses of objects using standard units of grams (g), kilograms (kg), and liters (l). Add, subtract, multiply, or divide to solve one-step word problems involving masses or volumes that are given in the same units, e.g., by using drawings (such as a beaker with a measurement scale) to represent the problem.
Draw a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set with several categories. Solve one- and two-step “how many more” and “how many less” problems using information presented in scaled bar graphs. For example, draw a bar graph in which each square in the bar graph might represent 5 pets.

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