# Eureka Math Grade 3 Study Guide

ISBN: 978-1-118-81198-6

Aug 2015, Jossey-Bass

168 pages

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## Description

Eureka Math is a comprehensive, content-rich PreK–12 curriculum that follows the focus and coherence of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics (CCSSM) and carefully sequences the mathematical progressions into expertly crafted instructional modules. The companion Study Guides to Eureka Math gather the key components of the curriculum for each grade into a single location, unpacking the standards in detail so that both users and non-users of Eureka Math can benefit equally from the content presented.

Each of the Eureka Math Curriculum Study Guides includes narratives that provide educators with an overview of what students should be learning throughout the year, information on alignment to the instructional shifts and the standards, design of curricular components, approaches to differentiated instruction, and descriptions of mathematical models.  The Study Guides can serve as either a self-study professional development resource or as the basis for a deep group study of the standards for a particular grade. For teachers who are new to the classroom or the standards, the Study Guides introduce them not only to Eureka Math but also to the content of the grade level in a way they will find manageable and useful.  Teachers familiar with the Eureka Math curriculum will also find this resource valuable as it allows for a meaningful study of the grade level content in a way that highlights the coherence between modules and topics.  The Study Guides allow teachers to obtain a firm grasp on what it is that students should master during the year.

The Eureka Math Curriculum Study Guide, Grade 3 provides an overview of all of the Grade 3 modules, including Properties of Multiplication and Division and Solving Problems with Units of 2–5 and 10; Place Value and Problem Solving with Units of Measure; Multiplication and Division with Units of 0, 1, 6–9, and Multiples of 10; Multiplication and Area; Fractions as Numbers on the Number Line; and Collecting and Displaying Data.

Introduction by Lynne Munson vii

From the Writers by Cristina Metcalf ix

Foreword by Scott Baldridge xi

How to Use This Book xiii

Chapter 1 Introduction to Eureka Math 1

Vision and Storyline 1

Advantages to a Coherent Curriculum 2

Chapter 2 Major Mathematical Themes in Each Grade Band 5

Year-Long Curriculum Maps for Each Grade Band 5

Math Content Development for PreK–5: A Story of Units 5

How A Story of Units Aligns with the Instructional Shifts 10

How A Story of Units Aligns with the Standards for Mathematical Practice 14

Chapter 3 Grade-Level Content Review 17

Rationale for Module Sequence in Grade 3 18

Chapter 4 Curriculum Design 25

Approach to Module Structure 25

Approach to Lesson Structure 26

Approach to Assessment 36

Chapter 5 Approach to Differentiated Instruction 39

Scaffolds for English Language Learners 40

Scaffolds for Students with Disabilities 41

Scaffolds for Students Performing below Grade Level 43

Scaffolds for Students Performing above Grade Level 44

Chapter 6 Grade-Level Module Summary and Unpacking of Standards 45

Module 1: Properties of Multiplication and Division and Solving Problems with Units of 2–5 and 10 46

Module 2: Place Value and Problem Solving with Units of Measure 54

Module 3: Multiplication and Division with Units of 0, 1, 6–9, and Multiples of 10 61

Module 4: Multiplication and Area 72

Module 5: Fractions as Numbers on the Number Line 79

Module 6: Collecting and Displaying Data 86

Module 7: Geometry and Measurement Word Problems 90

Chapter 7 Mathematical Models 103

Array and Area Models 104

Base-Ten Blocks 105

Bundles 106

Money 107

Number Bond 108

Number Disks 110

Number Line 111

Number Path 113

Number Towers 114

Place Value Chart 115

Rekenrek 117

Tape Diagram 118

Ten-Frame 120

Chapter 8 Terminology 123