Elementary Mathematics
3rd Grade

Plan to implement the Standards for Mathematical Practice in your classroom during the first few weeks of school. Click this link for lessons and resources for Module 1   Module 2    Module 3    Module 4


Clusters with an * indicate Major clusters. Click to access an explanation of  major, supporting, and additional clusters for each grade level.

Check out this link to vocabulary lists from NCDPI.

The following is a suggested guide for pacing using the Investigations curriculum. Please click on a Unit to access additional resources! To access a printable version, go to the homepage.


CMS teachers, access 2015-2016 curriculum maps using your CMS Google
account here

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Please note:  Orange indicates a workday,
grey indicates holiday/annual leave.

   Unit 1: Trading Stickers, Combining Coins

Estimated Duration: 16 days

Investigation 1: 9 lessons
*Session 1.1 OMIT the “What’s the Temperature” activity.  This classroom routine should be omitted as it does not meet CCSS.
Investigation 2:
7 lessons (skip 2.1) 

  Unit 2: CMS Geometry/Perimeter Unit

Estimated Duration: 10 days

Click here to access the Geometry and Perimeter Unit.

  Unit 3: Collections and Travel Stories

Estimated Duration: 26 days

Investigation 1: 7 lessons (include session 1.7A)
Investigation 2: 7 lessons 
Investigation 3: 6 lessons (skip session 3.1)
Investigation 4: 6 lessons

  Unit 5: Equal Groups

Estimated Duration: 30 days

Investigation 1: 4 lessons
Investigation 2: 6 lessons
Investigation 3: 9 lessons (Do 3.1A, *3.5A, *3.5B, 3.7A) *Skip 3.5.  3.5A & B will take it's place. 
Investigation 4: 7 lessons

  Linking Multiplication to area and picto-graphs - CMS Lessons
Estimated Duration: 5 days

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  Unit 7: Finding Fair Shares

Estimated Duration: 29 days

Investigation 1: 6 lessons, skip 1.4A and 1.4B
Investigation 2: 4 lessons

CMS Fractions on a Number Line Unit: 9 lessons

  Area and Perimeter Re-Visited CMS

Estimated Duration: 5 Days

Click here for the 5 Day Unit

  Unit 8: How Many Hundreds? How Many Miles?

Estimated Duration: 21 days

Investigation 1: 5  lessons 
Investigation 2: 
5 lessons 
Investigation 3: 
3 lessons (Exclude sessions 3.4, 3.5, 3.7, 3.8, and 3.9)

  Measuring Liquid Volume and Mass
Estimated Duration: 7 days

Click here to access the 7 day Liquid Volume and Mass unit