Alberta Grade 3 Math Curriculum

Numbers and comparing

  • Write numbers in words
  • Ordinal numbers to 100th
  • Roman numerals I, V, X, L, C, D, M
  • Even and odd I
  • Even and odd II
  • Skip-counting puzzles
  • Number sequences
  • Put numbers up to 1,000 in order
  • Put numbers in order
  • Which number is greatest/least?
  • Comparing numbers
  • Comparing – with addition and subtraction
  • Multi-step inequalities

Place values

  • Place value models
  • Place value names
  • Value of a digit
  • Identify the digit with a particular place value
  • Convert to/from a number
  • Convert between place values
  • Convert from expanded form
  • Convert between standard and expanded form
  • Place value word problems

Addition

  • Add two numbers up to three digits
  • Addition input/output tables – up to three digits
  • Add two numbers up to three digits – word problems
  • Complete the addition sentence – up to three digits
  • Balance addition equations – up to three digits
  • Add three or more numbers up to three digits each
  • Add three or more numbers up to three digits – word problems
  • Addition patterns over increasing place values
  • Add two numbers with four or more digits
  • Addition input/output tables – four or more digits
  • Add two numbers with four or more digits – word problems
  • Complete the addition sentence – four or more digits
  • Balance equations – four or more digits
  • Add three or more numbers with four or more digits
  • Add three or more numbers with four or more digits – word problems
  • Addition: fill in the missing digits

Subtraction

  • Subtract numbers up to three digits
  • Subtraction input/output tables – up to three digits
  • Subtract numbers up to three digits – word problems
  • Complete the subtraction sentence – up to three digits
  • Balance subtraction equations – up to three digits
  • Subtraction patterns over increasing place values
  • Subtract numbers with four or more digits
  • Subtraction input/output tables – four or more digits
  • Subtraction: fill in the missing digits

Multiplication

  • Multiplication sentences
  • Multiplication – facts to 12
  • Multiplication word problems – facts to 12
  • Missing factors – facts to 12
  • Missing factors – facts to 12 – word problems
  • Squares up to 20
  • Multiplication patterns over increasing place values
  • Multiply numbers ending in zeroes
  • Multiply a one-digit number by a larger number
  • Multiply a one-digit number by a larger number – word problems
  • Multiply three or more numbers
  • Multiply three or more numbers – word problems
  • Multiplication input/output tables
  • Box multiplication
  • Lattice multiplication

Multiplication – skill builders

  • Multiply by 0
  • Multiply by 1
  • Multiply by 2
  • Multiply by 3
  • Multiply by 4
  • Multiply by 5
  • Multiply by 6
  • Multiply by 7
  • Multiply by 8
  • Multiply by 9
  • Multiply by 10
  • Multiply by 11
  • Multiply by 12
  • Multiplication tables for 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10
  • Multiplication tables for 6, 7, 8 and 9
  • Multiplication tables up to 10
  • Multiplication facts up to 5×5: true or false?
  • Multiplication facts for 6, 7, 8, 9: true or false?
  • Multiplication facts up to 10×10: true or false?
  • Multiplication sentences up to 10×10: true or false?
  • Multiplication facts up to 5×5: sorting
  • Multiplication facts for 6, 7, 8, 9: sorting
  • Multiplication facts up to 10×10: sorting

Division

  • Division facts to 5
  • Division facts to 10
  • Division word problems – facts to 10
  • Complete the division sentence – facts to 10
  • Division facts to 12
  • Division patterns over increasing place values
  • Divide numbers ending in zeroes
  • Divide larger numbers
  • Divide larger numbers – word problems
  • Divisibility rules for 2, 5 and 10
  • Division input/output tables

Division – skill builders

  • Divide by 1
  • Divide by 2
  • Divide by 3
  • Divide by 4
  • Divide by 5
  • Divide by 6
  • Divide by 7
  • Divide by 8
  • Divide by 9
  • Divide by 10
  • Divide by 11
  • Divide by 12
  • Division facts up to 5×5: true or false?
  • Division facts for 6, 7, 8, 9: true or false?
  • Division facts up to 10×10: true or false?
  • Division facts up to 10×10: sorting
  • Division sentences up to 10×10: true or false?

Mixed operations

  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts
  • Complete the addition, subtraction, multiplication or division sentence
  • Multiplication and division facts up to 5×5: true or false?
  • Multiplication and division facts up to 10×10: true or false?
  • Multiplication and division facts up to 12×12: true or false?
  • Multiplication and division sentences up to 12×12: true or false?
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide
  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division word problems
  • Interpret data in tables
  • Multi-step word problems
  • Missing operators

Properties

  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division terms
  • Understanding parentheses
  • Properties of addition
  • Solve using properties of addition
  • Properties of multiplication
  • Solve using properties of multiplication
  • Distributive property: find the missing factor
  • Multiply using the distributive property
  • Relate addition and multiplication
  • Relate multiplication and division

Equations and variables

  • Identify equations
  • Solve for the variable
  • Write variable equations to represent word problems

Estimation and rounding

  • Rounding
  • Round money amounts
  • Rounding puzzles
  • Solve inequalities using estimation
  • Estimate sums
  • Estimate products
  • Estimate quotients

Logical reasoning

  • Guess the number
  • Largest/smallest number possible
  • Find the order
  • Age puzzles
  • Find two numbers based on sum and difference
  • Find two numbers based on sum, difference, product and quotient

Money

  • Count coins and bills – up to $5 bill
  • Which picture shows more?
  • Purchases – do you have enough money – up to $10
  • Making change
  • Inequalities with money
  • Put money amounts in order
  • Add and subtract money amounts
  • Add money amounts – word problems
  • Price lists

Time

  • Read clocks and write times
  • Elapsed time I
  • Elapsed time II
  • Read a calendar
  • Relate time units
  • Time patterns
  • Convert between hours and fractions of hours
  • Reading schedules – 12-hour time
  • Reading schedules – 24-hour time
  • Time lines

Data and graphs

  • Coordinate graphs I
  • Coordinate graphs II
  • Graph points on a coordinate plane
  • Interpret bar graphs
  • Create bar graphs
  • Interpret line plots
  • Create line plots
  • Interpret pictographs
  • Create pictographs
  • Interpret line graphs
  • Create line graphs
  • Venn diagrams

Measurement

  • Read a thermometer
  • Reasonable temperature
  • Which metric unit of length is appropriate?
  • Compare and convert metric units of length
  • Which metric unit of mass is appropriate?
  • Compare and convert metric units of mass
  • Which metric unit of volume is appropriate?
  • Compare and convert metric units of volume
  • Conversion tables

Geometry

  • Identify 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional shapes
  • Count and compare sides and angles
  • Count and compare edges, vertices and faces
  • Symmetry
  • Similar and congruent
  • Reflection, rotation and translation
  • Perimeter
  • Perimeter: find the missing side length
  • Area
  • Create figures with a given area
  • Volume
  • Angles: greater than, less than or equal to a right angle
  • Lines, line segments and rays
  • Is it a polygon?
  • Triangles: equilateral, isosceles and scalene
  • Triangles: acute, right and obtuse

Fractions

  • Understand fractions: fraction bars
  • Understand fractions: area models
  • Fraction review
  • Show fractions: fraction bars
  • Show fractions: area models
  • Fraction review – word problems
  • Fractions of number lines: unit fractions
  • Fractions of number lines
  • Identify fractions on number lines
  • Graph unit fractions on number lines
  • Graph fractions on number lines
  • Graph and compare fractions with like numerators on number lines
  • Graph and compare fractions with like denominators on number lines
  • Graph and compare fractions on number lines
  • Compare fractions
  • Equivalent fractions: type the missing numerator or denominator
  • Equivalent fractions: choose the equivalent fraction
  • Reducing fractions to lowest terms
  • Put fractions in order
  • Fractions of a number – unit fractions
  • Fractions of a number
  • Fractions of a number – unit fractions: word problems
  • Fractions of a number – word problems

Decimals

  • What decimal number is illustrated?
  • Convert between decimals and fractions
  • Understanding decimals expressed in words
  • Number sequences involving decimals
  • Inequalities with decimals
  • Put decimal numbers in order
  • Add and subtract decimals
  • Add and subtract decimals – word problems
  • Add three or more decimal numbers

Probability and statistics

  • Certain, probable, unlikely and impossible
  • Mean and mode
  • Interpret charts to find mean and mode
  • Combinations

Inquiry