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Check out the "Math Updates" section below for an update about what we are doing in math class this quarter.

General Math Info.
 
Mrs. Daher teaches all of the third grade math.  In third grade math, we have several areas of focus.  We spend a lot of time working on two step story problems.  Students will also learn about fractions, area and perimeter, two dimensional geometry, and they will develop an understanding of multiplication and division concepts.  
 
We are using a math program in third grade called Eureka Math.  Students will not have a textbook or workbook.  Students will have a math worksheet page for homework on most nights (except for Fridays, test days, and days when we are reviewing for tests). Please review and correct the nightly math worksheet page with your child after they have completed it and put your initials next to their name on the page. This will help encourage students to complete the pages and do a careful job on them. The homework is not graded since its purpose is to practice skills; however, students will receive a homework grade each grading period that reflects whether the daily worksheet pages have been done on time.  Be sure to check your child's planner to see what tonight's assignment is.
 
Please remember to have your child work on their math facts for 5 or 10 minutes each night with flashcards.  Students should be fluent in their addition facts before they enter third grade.  If a child needs to figure out a fact answer using their fingers or counting in their heads, then they are not fluent with that particular fact.  Once a child is fluent with his/her addition facts, those facts can be used to become fluent in subtraction facts.  Students should be comfortable with their addition and subtraction facts prior to third grade.  In third grade, our focus is on becoming fluent with our multiplication facts (from times 0 up to times 10 facts) by the end of third grade.  We then use those facts to start to build fluency on our division facts.  Division facts (up to divided by 9) are introduced in third grade.  

I have a lot of great math website links that you can access by clicking on "links/downloads" which is located on the navigation menu to the left (under the math page).
 
If you have any questions, please email me at joann.daher@riversideschools.net
 
Thanks,
Mrs. Daher 
Third Grade Math Teacher
 
 
 
 
Fourth Quarter Math Update
In the fourth quarter, we will continue to work on area and perimeter.  Students will work with data - including line plots, bar graphs, and pictographs.  Story problems will continue to be an area of focus this quarter.  We will also take part in the state testing (AIR test for math) before the end of the quarter.  
 
 
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