In third grade we will be exploring many different mathematical units. The students are encouraged to explain their thinking and use various approaches to solve mathematical problems. Please note that problem solving strategies are embedded in the units of study.
According to the Go Math website:
GO Math! lessons are designed to fully facilitate conceptual development, as students work from introduction to mastery of each content standard listed in the Common Core. Throughout the lessons, students will use manipulatives, models, quick pictures, and symbols as they apply Mathematical Practices to build understanding. Students are expected to actively engage in reasoning during instruction, so they are prepared to transition from concept or skills comprehension to solving problems in contextual situations.
The units of study include: