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#### Curriculum Focal Points: Grade 3

Number and Operations and Algebra

 Overview Introduction (pages 1-12), Chapter 1 (pages 13-14), Chapter 2 (pages 49-51), Chapter 3 (pages 91-93), Chapter 4 (pages 121-122) Equal Groups "Two Types of Multiplication Problems" (pages 52-61) Basic Operations "Two Types of Division Problems" (pages 62-71) Arrays "Splitting Arrays" (pages 72-79) "Learning Multiplication Facts with Arrays" (pages 108-113) Basic Facts "A Problem-Solving Approach to Basic Facts" (pages 94-103) "Building on Known Facts" (pages 114-116) Computation "'Make Ten' to Multiply" (pages 104-108) Inverse Operations "To Divide, Think 'Multiplication'" (pages 117-120) Distributive Property "Summing Partial Products to Multiply" (pages 128-133) Decomposing "Using Mental Mathematics to Divide" (pages 134-140)

Number and Operations

 Fraction Concept "Fraction Models" (pages 27-33) Equivalence "Actions on Fractions" (pages 34-40)

Geometry

 Overview Introduction (pages 1-8), Chapter 1 (pages 9-10), Chapter 2 (pages 35-36), Chapter 3 (pages 47-48), Chapter 4 (pages 75-76) Basic Shapes "Build What I Created" (pages 11-14) Triangle Properties "Thinking about Triangles" (pages 15-21) Quadrilaterals "Roping in Quadrilaterals" (pages 22-25) Attributes of Solids "Building Solids" (pages 26-30) Symmetry "Patchwork Symmetry" (pages 49-52) Transformations "Tetrominoes Cover-Up" (pages 59-63) "Motion Commotion" (pages 64-67) Manipulating Shapes "Puzzles with Pizzazz" (pages 77-79)

#### Connections to the Focal Points: Grade 3

 Inverse Operations "Adding Up to Subtract" (pages 123-127)

 Patterns "Hundred-Board Wonders" (pages 9-11) "Calculator Patterns" (pages 15-17) Formula Development "Watch Them Grow" (pages 12-14) Graphing "Graphic Stories" (pages 31-32) Variables "The Variable Machine" (pages 39-40) Equality "Algebra Scales" (pages 44-47)

 Shapes "Thinking about Triangles" (pages 15-22) Classifying "Roping in Quadrilaterals" (pages 23-25) Symmetry "Patchwork Symmetry" (pages 49-51) Covering "Tetrominoes Cover-Up" (pages 59-63)

 Perimeter "Ants' Picnic" (pages 24-27)

 Overview Introduction (pages 1-6) Number Relationships "Walking into Place Value" (pages 8-11) Algebraic Reasoning "And We All Go Marching" (pages 12-18) Decomposing Polygons "Cut It Apart, Put It Together" (pages 19-25) Measurement "How Many Are Too Many?" (pages 26-30)