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  • Third Grade Math in Action (Sylvan Workbooks)
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Success in math requires children to make connections between the real world and math concepts in order to solve problems. Successful problem solvers will be ready for the challenges of mathematics as they advance to more complex topics. The activities in this workbook are designed to help children see how math skills are relevant in their daily lives. Best of all, they’ll have lots of fun! Here’s a peek at what’s inside:
 
High Score
Students calculate the number of points earned and the total scores of different players of a video game, reinforcing skills in place value, adding three or more numbers, multiplication, as well as comparing numbers by ranking high and low scores.
 
Going Green
Estimating the number of discarded plastic bottles or the fraction of trash that can be recycled in different types of bins are a few practical ways students use math to learn how to improve the environment.
 
Kate’s Kitchen
In Kate’s Kitchen, students practice grouping skills when they package containers of dried mango snacks, and dividing skills when they determine how many glasses of orange juice can be made from some oranges. Scaling up smoothie recipes gives multiplication practice, while making parfait desserts gives practice with fractions.
 
Buildings of the World
Students use their knowledge of solid shapes to determine the shape of buildings such as the Louvre Pyramid in Paris or the Capital Records building in Los Angeles.
 
Graph Grabber
Determining which of four graphs shows the number of visitors to a science museum is just one way students reinforce their skills in interpreting graphs.
 
Give your child’s confidence in math a boost with 3rd Grade Math in Action.
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Random House, Inc. has partnered with Sylvan Learning to create Workbooks and Learning Kits to help young students catch up, keep up, and get ahead with schoolwork. Sylvan has thirty years of experience and nearly 1,200 centers throughout North America, and their proven process and personalized methods have helped more than two million students unlock their academic potential. All of the Sylvan Learning products are based on solid and scientific research, educational industry best practices, and common sense. Their dedication to quality education and commitment to helping children and their families discover a love of learning are evident in every product.

Turning children into great learners relies on high educational standards and meaningful parental involvement. With each small success, students feel increasing confidence. With increasing confidence, they build even more success. It’s a perfect cycle. Our new products use a systematic, age- and grade-appropriate approach that fosters independence and confidence. They lay out a true roadmap to help kids achieve their academic potential.

Sylvan has been a proven and trusted partner for parents for thirty years, and our books and learning kits will transform unique kids into uniquely inspired learners with the skills to do better in school and the confidence to do better in everything else.

  • Third Grade Math in Action (Sylvan Workbooks) by Sylvan Learning
  • May 18, 2010
  • Mathematics
  • Sylvan Learning Publishing
  • $12.99
  • 9780375430411

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