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Fish Tanks

3.OA.A.2
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The Stamp Collection

3.OA.D.8
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The Class Trip

3.OA.D.8
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Addition Patterns

3.OA.D.9
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Symmetry of the addition table

3.OA.D.9
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Making a ten

3.OA.D.9
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Patterns in the multiplication table

3.OA.D.9
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Rounding to 50 or 500

3.NBT.A.1
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Rounding to the Nearest Ten and Hundred

3.NBT.A.1
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Rounding to the Nearest 100 and 1000

3.NBT.A.14.NBT.A.3
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How Many Colored Pencils?

3.NBT.A.3
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Markers in Boxes

3.OA.A.2
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Naming the Whole for a Fraction

3.NF.A.1
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Halves, thirds, and sixths

3.NF.A.13.NF.A.3.B3.MD.C.63.G.A.2
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Locating Fractions Less than One on the Number Line

3.NF.A.2
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Find 1

3.NF.A.2
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Find 2/3

3.NF.A.2
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Closest to 1/2

3.NF.A.2
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Which is Closer to 1?

3.NF.A.2
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Locating Fractions Greater than One on the Number Line

3.NF.A.2
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Find 1 Starting from 5/3, Assessment Variation

3.NF.A.2
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Find 7/4 starting from 1, Assessment Variation

3.NF.A.2
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Gifts from Grandma, Variation 1

3.OA.A.3
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Ordering Fractions

3.NF.A.3
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Comparing Fractions

3.NF.A.3
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Snow Day

3.NF.A.3
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Comparing Fractions Game

3.NF.A.3
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Jon and Charlie's Run

3.NF.A.3.A
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Comparing Fractions with a Different Whole

3.NF.A.3.D
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Comparing Fractions with the Same Denominator, Assessment Variation

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Comparing Fractions with the Same Numerators, Assessment Variation

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Fraction Comparisons With Pictures, Assessment Variation

3.NF.A.3.D
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Dajuana's Homework

3.MD.A.1
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Two Interpretations of Division

3.OA.A.3
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How Heavy?

3.MD.A.2
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Finding the Area of Polygons

3.MD.C.63.MD.C.7.D
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The Square Counting Shortcut

3.MD.C.7
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India's Bathroom Tiles

3.MD.C.7.A
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Introducing the Distributive Property

3.MD.C.7.C
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Three Hidden Rectangles

3.MD.C.7.D
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Shapes and their Insides

3.MD.D.8
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Representing Half of a Circle

3.G.A.2
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Geometric pictures of one half

3.G.A.2
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Analyzing Word Problems Involving Multiplication

3.OA.A.3
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Classroom Supplies

3.OA.A.33.NBT.A.23.MD.B.3
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Finding the unknown in a division equation

3.OA.A.4
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Valid Equalities? (Part 2)

3.OA.B.5
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Find 1/4 Starting from 1, Assessment Version

3.NF.A.2
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Kiri's Multiplication Matching Game

3.OA.C.7
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