Testing Schedule:
ACCESS (ELL): March 1-24
MCA Reading (gr 3-5): April 12-20
MCA Math (gr 3-5): April 21-28
MCA Science (gr 5): May 1-5
MPG/MAP (gr 1-2): May 8-30

3rd Grade Math Standards

Listed below are the learning targets for all 3rd grade students in Minneapolis Public Schools. For more information about what students are expected to learn in 3rd Grade, consult the MPS "Parent Guide to 3rd Grade"

Numbers to 100,000

  • I can represent whole numbers up to 100,000 and explain my thinking
  • I can solve problems with numbers up to 100,000 and justify my solution
  • I can identify patterns and relationships, use them to solve problems, and explain my thinking.

Graphing

  • I can name and describe parts of a graph and the type of data it represents.
  • I can use graphs to compare data and solve problems.
  • I can collect, organize, display and interpret data for solving real - world problems.

Equal Groups

  • I can use equal groups to solve problems and justify my solution
  • I can interpret data having a variety of scales and justify my thinking
  • I can solve problems using a variety of strategies and explain my thinking
  • I can represent number sentences many different ways and explain my thinking
  • I can identify patterns and relationships, use them to solve problems, and explain my thinking

Pieces and Parts

  • I can recognize diff erent representations of fractions
  • I can order and compare fractions and justify my thinking
  • I can explain and give examples of fractions in my world

Algebra

  • I can identify and describe patterns.
  • I can extend patterns
  • I can create an input-output table to represent a real-world situation or math problem

Polygons and Measurement

  • I can use geometric attributes to describe and create shapes.
  • I can use tools to solve problems involving mea suring time, temperature and perimeter.
  • I can solve real world problems.