Grade 3 Mathematics Module 2, Topic A, Overview

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Students begin by learning to tell and write time to the nearest minute using analog and digital clocks in Topic A (3.MD.1).  They understand time as a continuous measurement through exploration with stopwatches and use the number line, a continuous measurement model, as a tool for counting intervals of minutes within 1 hour (3.MD.1).  Students see that an analog clock is a portion of the number line shaped into a circle.  They use both the number line and clock to represent addition and subtraction problems involving intervals of minutes within 1 hour (3.MD.1).

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Common Core Learning Standards

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3.NBT.2 Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value,...
3.MD.1 Tell and write time to the nearest minute and measure time intervals in minutes. Solve word...

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