A Mental Starter to use throughout the week to cover a range of areas in number. Aligned with Common Core State Standards: 3.OA.4, Operations and Algebraic Thinking; 4.OA.3, Operations and Algebraic Thinking; 5.OA.2
Number of the week
Subject Math — Operations and Algebraic Thinking
Grade Level Grades K-5
Resource Type Handout
Common Core State Standards
Determine the unknown whole number in a multiplication or division equation relating three whole numbers.
Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.
Write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical expressions without evaluating them.
Might be too many steps for third graders to follow.
Not aligned to grade 3 standards
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