Number Corner Resource & Tech Links – Grade 3

The following resources extend beyond the current Bridges program and complement specific months of Number Corner. These resources may be used to provide students additional challenge or support or teachers may decide to share some of them with families so students can review content at home.

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September

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
Give the Dog a Bone  Find 10 "bones" by identifying numbers on a blank 100s grid. Numbers Grid Game Number Patterns Great activity. Could be used throughout the year with the Numbers Grid. If the timer is intimidating, turn sound off and have students work to beat their own scores in subsequent rounds.
100 Hunt - hurry to locate a target number on a hundreds grid. Timed. Numbers Grid Game Number Patterns Instructions suggest using the game with two players with fastest player winning each round.
Hundreds Chart - hundreds chart in which player choose a number from 1-20 to count by. Also choose to start at any number from 1-9. Numbers Grid Activity Number Patterns Teacher could lead a whole group activity using this program.
Ghost Blasters Even - blast the ghosts containing even numbers. Or try Ghost Blasters Odd. Magnetic Board Game Even & Odd Numbers  
Even Steven and Odd Todd - Cousin Odd Todd arrives to visit Even Steven who likes everything to come in even numbers. Magnetic Board Book Even & Odd Numbers  

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October

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
Array Display - teaching tool to demonstrate the array model in multiplication. Or try Rectangle Multiplication. Calendar Grid & Magnetic Board Activity Multiplication - Array Model Create any array up to 10 x 10. Yet another way to practice building array models.
Ghost Blasters - blast every ghost that displays a multiple of 10. Game may be set for multiples of any number from 2-20. Numbers Grid Game Counting Patterns  
Stop the Clock 1 - telling time to 1/2 hour intervals. Drag 5 digital times to correct analog clock. Clocks, Coins & Bills Game Telling Time  
Stop the Clock 2 - telling time to 15 minute intervals. Clocks, Coins & Bills Game Telling Time Drag 5 digital times to correct analog clock.
Stop the Clock 3 - telling time to 5 minute intervals. Clocks, Coins & Bills Game Telling Time Drag 5 digital times to correct analog clock.
Stop the Clock 4 - telling time to the minute. Clocks, Coins & Bills Game Telling Time Drag 5 digital times to correct analog clock.
Bang On Time - time is displayed in words. Player stops clock when hands are in matching position. Clocks, Coins & Bills Game Telling Time  
Time Clock - move the hands of a clock to show given  times. Clocks, Coins & Bills Game Telling Time Site includes ads.
What Time Is It?  - choose the digital clock that shows the time shown on an analog clock. Clocks, Coins & Bills Game Telling Time Site includes ads.
Learn to Tell Time - select type of clock and drag hands or click time button to record the correct time. Clocks, Coins & Bills Game Telling Time Progress through four levels of difficulty. Presented in a fun way. Site includes ads.
Hickory Dickory Clock - feed the mouse and avoid the cat by correctly reading the analog clock. Clocks, Coins & Bills Game Telling Time Includes half past, quarter to, and quarter past.
Time Match Clocks - view time on an analog clock and show that time on a digital clock. Clocks, Coins & Bills Activity Telling Time  
Class Clock - a clock tool for teaching time. Display for whole class instruction. Clocks, Coins & Bills

Activity

Telling Time Display analog or digital clocks. Advance clock hands by increments of: 1, 5, 10, 15, 30 minutes or 1 hour.
Fairy Clock - another clock to use as a teaching tool for whole group instruction. Clocks, Coins & Bills Activity Telling Time Includes a variety of clock modes from which to select.
Hours & Minutes Game - a time is displayed in hours and in minutes. Player must determine whether the times are >, =, or <. Clocks, Coins & Bills Game Time - Comparing Hours & Minutes Level A has problems like 1 hour compared to 30 minutes. Level C is as difficult as 180 minutes compared to 3 hours and 30 minutes.

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November

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
Shifting Shapes - a simple 2D shape is hidden on the screen. Use a small window to look at parts of the shape. Can you guess what it is? Try Shifting Shapes Year 1 for additional shapes: hexagon, octagon. Calendar Grid Activity Geometry -
2D Figures
Shapes are simple: triangle, square, rectangle, circle. Interesting activity. Eye icon shows you the shape. The star and circle icons are windows. Using blue arrows to make your windows bigger or smaller. Challenge kids by using small windows.
Concentration - click on 2 windows at a time. Match geometric shape (visual) to its name. Calendar Grid Game Geometry -
2D Figures
Set to shape mode. 1-2 players. 2 levels of play. Free app also available.
Congruent Triangles - construct two triangles from various combinations of sides and angles. Calendar Grid Game Geometry - Congruence Interesting extension for students who are interested in exploring congruence in more depth.
Hundreds Chart - hundreds chart in which player choose a number from 1-20 to count by. Also choose to start at any number from 1-9. Numbers Grid Activity Number Patterns Explore the 4's and 3's pattern this month.
Thermometer Quiz - Show a given number of degrees (F) on a thermometer. Data Collector Activity Temperature Site contains ads.
What Time Will It Be? - show what time it will be after a given time period. Clocks, Coins & Bills Activity Elapsed Time  
Bang On Time - time is displayed in words. Player stops clock when hands are in matching position. Clocks, Coins & Bills Game Telling Time See additional activities for "telling time" listed in October.

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December

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
The Legend of Dick & Dom - interpret data to produce an antidote to rid a fictional world of the plague.  Data Collector Game Data Analysis Bridges Blog Review. Game uses tallies, frequency diagram, bar chart, pie chart, various graphs & pictograms.
Bugs in the System - capture bugs and make a bar graph to count totals. Data Collector Game Data Analysis As bugs are captured, the "bar graph scaler" must be adjusted. Players then must analyze bar graphs that are set to different scales.
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Half - find thirteen different ways to show one half by clicking on triangles in a big square. Cyberchase activity. Magnetic Board Game Fractions  
What Time Will It Be? - show what time it will be after a given time period. Clocks, Coins & Bills Game Elapsed Time See additional activities for "telling time" listed in October.

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January

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
Time Match Clocks - view time on an analog clock and show that time on a digital clock. Calendar Grid Activity Telling Time See additional activities for "telling time" listed in October, including many that use both analog and digital time.
Comparing Numbers - read a question asking for particular numbers and move the correct numbers into the boxes shown. Example: drag all the odd numbers into the box. Order all the numbers. Use with or without timer. Numbers Grid Game Number Patterns Contains many different concepts: odd & even numbers, ordering numbers, number patterns. Could be used with any Numbers Grid workout. Good game for independent student practice with number sense.
Bamzooki Fractions Basic - divide floor arena to show denominator and fill in divisions to represent numerator. Magnetic Board Game Fractions Provides practice in seeing and understanding the concept of numerator and denominator.
Coin Box - variety of activities to count, collect, exchange, and make change for coins. Option to use visuals similar to money value pieces. From NCTM. Clocks, Coins, & Bills Activity Money Online version of money value pieces. Many modes.
Making Change - find the difference between a price and the amount of money paid using the fewest coins and bills possible. Clocks, Coins, & Bills Game Money  
Money - choose from 3 activities. Count money and enter total. See total and place that amount of bills & coins in box. Or place coins that equal $1 in the box. Clocks, Coins, & Bills Activity Money  
Sums Stacker - drag coins from stack to stack until the sum of each stack equals the target number. Clocks, Coins, & Bills Game Money Choose money mode. Try to make as few moves as possible. Choose from solve or race modes.
Connect Sums - Click on values that add up to target sum. Clicked items must be next to each other. Clocks, Coins, & Bills Game Money Select the money mode.
Coin Combo - click on coins to equal total money value shown. Coins continually fall in columns; when a column fills, game is over. Clocks, Coins, & Bills Game Money Levels increase in difficulty, starting with nickels & dimes and small money values and increasing to larger coins and money amounts. Fun.
Cash Out - sell as many items as possible before time runs out. Make change for each customer by clicking on correct coins. Clocks, Coins, & Bills Activity Money Choose from levels of difficulty.
Bang On Time - time is displayed in words. Player stops clock when hands are in matching position. Calendar Grid Game Telling Time See additional activities for "telling time" listed in October.

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February

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
Connect Sums - Click on values that add up to target sum. Clicked items must be next to each other.

Clocks, Coins, & Bills
Magnetic Board
Calendar Grid

Game Money Select the money mode. See additional activities for "money" listed in January.
Times Square - players race to get 4 products in a row on the game board. Computational Fluency Game Basic Multiplication Use "guest pass" to enter game list & play against the computer.
Factor Dazzle - find all the factors of target numbers set by opponents. Computational Fluency Game Basic Multiplication Use "guest pass" to enter game list & play against the computer.
Table Numbers - choose a factor from 2-9, then select  one of three numbers that represents a multiple of the chosen factor. Computational Fluency Game Basic Multiplication Good visuals; good practice.
Multiplication Grand Prix - up to 4 players compete in this race car game by entering basic facts. Also try a similar game, Tractor Multiplication. Computational Fluency Game Basic Multiplication Students can race one another or play against the computer.
Meteor Multiplication - as meteors with multiplication problems approach a star station, fire them down with correct products. Computational Fluency Game Basic Multiplication  
Flashcards - choose from a wide variety of multiplication & division problems. Computational Fluency Game Basic Multiplication & Division Scroll to lower half of page.
Sum Sense Multiplication - drag & drop numbers cards to make a multiplication sentence. Also try Sum Sense Division. Computational Fluency Game Basic Multiplication & Division Ordering cards correctly provides an entirely different way to explore basic multiplication and division.
MathTappers: Multiples - simple, free game designed to help learners make sense of multiplication & division using visual models. Computational Fluency Game - iApp Basic Multiplication & Division Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Read more about MathTappers.
Multiplication & Division Strategy Posters - pdfs  illustrate some of the strategies used in Bridges. Computational Fluency Print Resource Multiplication & Division Strategies Option to post as reference in the classroom. Contribution from a Bridges teacher.

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March

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
Place Value Mystery Numbers - receive place value clues for each digit in a 7 digit number. Create the number and check the answer. Numbers Grid Game Place Value Nice activity for numbers to a million.
Airlines Builder - in this Cyberchase game, a player must construct 3 different ships with the same perimeter. Data Collector Game Perimeter After the ship is built, the "seats" are filled to show area. After finding all shapes with a perimeter of 8, find shapes with perimeter of 10.
What Time Will It Be? - show what time it will be after a given time period. Clocks, Coins & Bills Activity Elapsed Time See additional activities for "telling time" listed in October.
Times Square - players race to get 4 products in a row on the game board. Computational Fluency Game Basic Multiplication Use "guest pass" to enter game list & play against the computer. See additional activities for "basic multiplication" listed in February.
Mummy Math - two children use their knowledge of geometric solids to locate a burial chamber in an Egyptian pyramid. Calendar Grid Book Geometry - 3D Figures Good review/hint for faces, edges, vertices if students continue to be stumped about "F, E, V" on the Calendar Grid.
3D Shifting Shapes - a 3D shape is hidden. Use a tiny window to peer at parts of the shape. Can you guess the shape? Calendar Grid Activity Geometry - 3D Figures Includes this vocabulary: cube, cuboid, prism, triangle or square based pyramid, cone, sphere, cylinder. Substitute terms used in Bridges while looking at the shapes.
Geometric Solids - manipulate & color 3D shapes to explore faces, edges, vertices. From NCTM. Calendar Grid Activity Geometry - 3D Figures Students need instructional support to get started. Could be used as a whole group teaching tool.

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April

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
Bamzooki Fractions Basic - divide floor arena to show denominator and fill in divisions to represent numerator. Calendar Grid Game Fractions Provides practice in seeing and understanding the concept of numerator and denominator.
Fractions Naming - write the fraction demonstrated by the highlighted part of a shape. Calendar Grid Activity Fractions Could be used as a teaching tool for whole group instruction. Also see Fractions Parts of a Whole.
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Half - find thirteen different ways to show one half by clicking on triangles in a big square. Cyberchase activity. Calendar Grid Game Fractions  
Connect Sums - Click on values that add up to target sum. Clicked items must be next to each other. Clocks, Coins, & Bills
Magnetic Board
Game Money Select the money mode. See additional activities for "money" listed in January.
Times Square - players race to get 4 products in a row on the game board. Computational Fluency Game Basic Multiplication Use "guest pass" to enter game list & play against the computer. See additional activities for "multiplication" listed in February.

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May

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
Connect Sums - Click on values that add up to target sum. Clicked items must be next to each other. Clocks, Coins, & Bills
Magnetic Board
Game Money Select the money mode. See additional activities for "money" listed in January.
Amoeba Multiplication Game - practice multiplication by splitting numbers. 15 x 5 is the same as 10 x 5 plus 5 x 5. Magnetic Board Activity Multiplication Look for "Written multiplication game." Level A is 1 digit by 2 digit. Level B is 2 digit by 2 digit. Level C is 3 digit by 2 digit.
Number Factory - add, subtract, multiply, and/or divide a set of four numbers to come as close as possible to a target number. Computational Fluency Game Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division More challenging version of Make Zero. Students need instructional support to get started; read Background Information.