3rd grade math scope and sequence using Scott Foresman

3rd grade math scope and sequence using Scott Foresman
Aug./Sept. (1st ½) – ch. 1
Place value, Building Number Sense, Money
Sept. (2nd ½) – ch. 2
Addition and Subtraction Number Sense
Oct. – ch. 5
Multiplication Concepts and Facts
* Ch. 6 – distribute periodically throughout the rest of the year
Nov. – ch. 3
Adding and Subtracting
Dec. – ch. 4
Time, Data and Graphs
Jan. (1st ½) – ch. 12 (part B)
Jan. (2nd ½) – ch. 9 (part A and B)
Feb. (1st ½) – ch. 9 (part C)
Customary Linear Measurement
Feb. (2nd ½) – ch. 10 (part B) and ch. 12 (part A)
Metric Linear Measurement and Capacity, Weight, and Temperature
Mar. – ch. 8
Geometry: Solids & Shapes Measurement: Perimeter & Area
Apr. (1st ½) - ch. 7 (part A)
Meanings of Division
Apr. (2nd ½) Review
This is a recommended timeline based upon which chapters correlate to
Utah State Math Core Curriculum. Feel free to use professional judgment
to determine your own scope and sequence of lessons and concepts.
Lessons in book that are beyond 3rd grade core:
Making change
Relating addition and subtraction
Time to the minute
Elapsed time
Adding Fractions
Division facts
Chapter 11
Items from core that are not covered in the book:
 Compare relative size of numbers (e.g. 31 is large compared to4,
about half as big as 60, close to 27)
 Give directions to reach a location
 Create a polygon that results from combining other polygons
 Recognize the two systems of measurement: metric and customary
 Demonstrate the effect of place value when multiplying whole
numbers by 10
Areas that may need some extra attention to meet core:
 Measurement
 Probability