Dot Image Math Routine: Third Grade

Grade 3 / Math / Tch DIY
CCSS: Math.3.OA.A.3

Common Core State Standards




Grade 3


Operations & Algebraic Thinking


Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division


Use multiplication and division within 100 to solve word problems in situations involving equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

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A dot image gives students the opportunity to see connections between operations and visualize the properties of operations by counting a set of dots in many ways.

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  • Lesson Plan: Dot Image Planning Guide.PDF

  • Student Work: Journal Samples.PDF

  • Reflection and Resources.PDF

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