Valentine's Day Math Centers 3rd Grade Common Core includes 6 colorful, engaging Math Centers for third grade. Each center includes printable center cards and a recording sheet. The centers have a Valentine's Day theme, and third grade math topics up through mid-year. Activities include:
1. Valentine Card Perimeter and Area
2. 2-Step Valentine Stories
3. Conversation Heart Graphing
4. Valentine Fraction Action
5. Measuring Cupid's Arrows
6. "Owl" Be Your Valentine Math Facts Game
CCSS Standards Covered:
3.MD.3 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.
3.MD.4 Generate measurement data by measuring lengths using rulers marked with halves and fourths of an inch. Show the data by making a line plot, where the horizontal scale is marked off in appropriate units— whole numbers, halves, or quarters.
3.MD.5 Recognize area as an attribute of plane figures and understand concepts of area measurement.
3.MD.7 Relate area to the operations of multiplication and addition.
3.MD.8 Solve real world and mathematical problems involving perimeters of polygons, including finding the perimeter given the side lengths, finding an unknown side length, and exhibiting rectangles with the same perimeter and different areas or with the same area and different perimeters.
3.OA.7 By the end of Grade 3, know from memory all products of two one-digit numbers.
3.OA.8 Solve two-step word problems using the four operations. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity.
3.NF.1 Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b.
3.NF.3 Explain equivalence of fractions in special cases, and compare fractions by reasoning about their size.
3.NBT.2 Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
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