If you are using the Grade 3 EnVisions math curriculum, these Grade 3 EnVisions Math Topic 4 power points are a great resource to use when teaching each lesson. They allow you to integrate technology into your instruction and use the Common Core based EnVisions skills and terminology to help your students master the skills. The power points are designed to be used as a teaching tool for each lesson. The first slide introduces the lesson number and title, allowing you to state and describe the lesson objective to the students. Every lesson power point contains:
* Warm-up for spiral review of skills previously learned.
* Literature links for each lesson to help you integrate literacy into math to meet cross-curricular integration standards.
* A "Think and Write" to integrate math and writing skills and often make connections between math and daily life experiences of the students.
* Relevant vocabulary for the lesson or topic being taught
* Step by step breakdown of how to solve or perform the operation/skill being taught
* Practice problems that you can use to demonstrate on the board, on slates/communicators, or in notebooks to engage all students.
* Word problems to show whether students can solve problems using deeper analysis and evaluation levels of the skill. Some problems also incorporate multiple steps. By observing student responses, you can decide whether students need more review or are ready to move to independent work. It's a great method of informal assessment!
Topic 4 introduces the topic of multiplication by presenting it as repeated addition, then offering strategies to solve such as making arrays and drawing pictures. The problem solving strategy, writing to explain, is a very relevant lesson for Common Core math. Lessons presented by the power points include:
4-1 Multiplication as Repeated Addition
4-2 Arrays and Multiplication
4-3 The Commutative Property (in multiplication)
4-4 Writing Multiplication Stories
4-5 Problem Solving: Writing to Explain
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*** This product is based on the 2012 Common Core EnVisions series***