# 3.MD Finding the Area of Polygons

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Find the area of each colored figure. Each grid square is 1 inch long....

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# 3.NBT, 4.NBT Rounding to the Nearest 100 and 1000

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Plot the following numbers on the number line: 80 328 791 1. Round each number to the nearest 100. How can you see this on the number line? 2. Round ea...

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# 3.NBT How Many Colored Pencils?

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: There are 6 tables in Mrs. Potter's art classroom. There are 4 students sitting at each table. Each student has a box of 10 colored pencils. (A) How ma...

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# 3.NBT Rounding to the Nearest Ten and Hundred

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Plot 8, 32, and 79 on the number line. 1. Round each number to the nearest 10. How can you see this on the number line? 2. Round each number to the nea...

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# Classroom Supplies

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The purpose of this task is for students to "Solve problems involving the four operations" (3.OA.A) and "Draw a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set with several categories" (3.MD.3). Additionally, students will engage in MP3, Model with mathematics. In this task students are asked to decide how to spend 1,000 on supplies and materials for their classroom; students will have to make choices and be careful not to exceed the budget. Students are asked to decide which supplies will benefit the class the most and will compare their choices with other students' choices. Material Type: Activity/Lab Author: Illustrative Mathematics # 3.NF Comparing Fractions with the Same Denominator, Assessment Variation (View Complete Item Description) This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Choose each statement that is true.\frac34$is greater than$\frac54$.$\frac54$is greater than$\frac34$.$\frac34 \gt \frac54$.$\frac34 \lt \frac...

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# 3.NF Comparing Fractions with the Same Numerators, Assessment Variation

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Choose each statement that is true. $\frac98$ is greater than $\frac{9}{4}$. $\frac{9}{4}$ is greater than $\frac98$. $\frac98 \gt \frac{9}{4}$. \frac... Material Type: Activity/Lab Author: Illustrative Mathematics # 3.NF Find 1/4 Starting from 1, Assessment Version (View Complete Item Description) This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: The number line below shows two numbers, 0 and 1. Where is\frac14on this number line? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJ0LDgxVGfU... Material Type: Activity/Lab Author: Illustrative Mathematics # 3.NF Find 1 Starting from 5/3, Assessment Variation (View Complete Item Description) This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: The number line below shows two numbers, 0 and\frac53. Where is 1 on this number line? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAXRjMUgiu4... Material Type: Activity/Lab Author: Illustrative Mathematics # 3.NF Find 7/4 starting from 1, Assessment Variation (View Complete Item Description) This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: The number line below shows two numbers, 0 and 1. Where is\frac74\$ on this number line? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEzH_PbHZIw...

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# 3.NF Fraction Comparisons With Pictures, Assessment Variation

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Who correctly compares the numbers 2/3 and 2/5? Ben said that 2/3 is greater than 2/5. Lee said that 2/3 is equal to 2/5. Mia said that 2/3 is less tha...

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# 3.NF Snow Day

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Alec and Felix are brothers who go to different schools. The school day is just as long at Felix' school as at Alec's school. At Felix' school, there a...

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# Comparing Fractions

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The purpose of this task is for students to compare fractions using common numerators and common denominators and to recognize equivalent fractions.

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# Comparing Fractions with a Different Whole

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This task is meant to address a common error that students make, namely, that they represent fractions with different wholes when they need to compare them. This task is meant to generate classroom discussion related to comparing fractions. Particularly important is that students understand that when you compare fractions, you implicitly always have the same whole.

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