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Third graders use basic math facts as writing prompts for math stories. In this math story writing lesson, 3rd graders use basic third grade math facts as prompts to write and illustrate math stories. They listen to a read aloud of Elinor J. Pinczes, One Hundred Hungry Ants, while thinking about the groups of ants that are described in the story. They use software to write their own math story.
Help learners practice their math skills by utilizing the Internet to research a mathematical topic. Your math sleuths will investigate a science or social studies topic from their curriculum and construct a Math Hunt Grid. They create a short presentation as a group based on their math work in the lesson. Very engaging math problem-solving activity!
Get your class out in the environment for hands on math activities. In this wetlands lesson, learners transplant native plants, calculate how much soil is needed, and perform math activities based on this experience. They then make predictions based on the data and record it in a chart.   
Here is a game that combines exercise with math skills. In this mathematics and P.E. lesson, students hold balloons that have a number written on them, and for a set time do not let the balloons hit the ground. They must catch a balloon and match an equation to the balloon's number.
Examine how math fits into everyday lives by writing mathematical word problems and answering them. Middle schoolers will also practice their test taking skills utilizing different kinds of tests.
Third grade students enhance their understanding of social studies by finding math facts about Presidents. They perform research on a President, identify math facts from their research, craft story problems based on the math facts, find solutions to these story problems, and compile all of this information in a computerized slide show using AppleWorks.
Students read picture books in which mathematics and solutions to math problems play a role in the action. After discussing the books and how the author used math problems to tell a story, they create their own magical, math-ical story about a dragon or other fantasy character. Stories include a math concept and clever names for other characters.
Go on a scavenger hunt around your school to find evidence of math. Investigate different areas of your school for patterns, fractions, and different geometric shapes. Finally, create a spreadsheet and plot the data you've collected.
Students solve fraction mysteries.  In this fractions lesson, students read Math Maven's Mysteries and use problem-solving and critical thinking skills to solve the mysteries. 
Use this language arts and math activity to practice writing across the curriculum. Working independently to create math problems based on the novel Brian's Winter, young readers create a five-problem math worksheet that will be shared with their classmates with Microsoft Word. The activity addresses several research standards, including evaluating validity of information and identifying conflicting information.
In this High Flyin' math facts worksheet, students participate in an activity that combines various math problems that match up with each answer on the bows of the kites.
In this mental math instructional activity, students complete 30 questions on two pages. All questions are different and varied; none require paper and pencil calculations.
In these problem solving and mathematical facts worksheets, students use mental math to solve various equations, measurement, and geometric problems. Students solve forty problems.
Students practice grade level math skills. In this math activity, students solve math facts on index cards and collaboratively arrange them in numerical order on a jump rope. Correct order earns the team a chance to physically move towards a finish line. Game can be adapted for any grade level math skill.
Time for candy math! Yes, get out those Skittles, M&M's, and jelly beans because you are going to make math sweet. There are six different candy math ideas here for you to try. You're kids will use treats to add, subtract, sort, make patterns, make shapes, and estimate. They can get better at math as they play with their food!
Students use M & M candy to add, graph, sort and estimate. For this M & M math lesson, students listen to a read aloud of the M&M Counting Book before working at four stations. They estimate the number of candies in a bag, sort them by color, graph by color, and complete adding activities.
In this New York state math test worksheet, 3rd graders complete problems such as money, rounding, measurement, and more. Students complete 25 multiple choice questions.
Students complete a math activity.  In this counting lesson, students read a counting book and complete an activity using M&M's where they practice estimating, sorting, graphing and adding.
Students participate in a two-week real-life math unit. In pairs, they calculate salaries, taxes, and a budget, plan a vacation, buy insurance, make a will, and design a room. They conduct Internet research to plan the vacation, and write checks to balance their checkbook.
Learn math in an outdoor environment using this resource. Learners identify the shapes and sizes of geometric objects in a natural environment. They estimate and compare the height of two trees, take pictures of geometric shapes and designs observed outside, and write a lab report that includes scale drawings.