## Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics K-5 Math

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### Overall Summary

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for Alignment to the CCSSM. In Gateway 1, the materials meet expectations for focus and coherence. In Gateway 2, the materials meet expectations for rigor and meet expectations for practice-content connections.

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### Focus & Coherence

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for focus and coherence. For focus, the materials assess grade-level content and provide all students extensive work with grade-level problems to meet the full intent of grade-level standards. For coherence, the materials are coherent and consistent with the CCSSM.

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#### Criterion 1.1: Focus

Materials assess grade-level content and give all students extensive work with grade-level problems to meet the full intent of grade-level standards.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for focus as they assess grade-level content and provide all students extensive work with grade-level problems to meet the full intent of grade-level standards.

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Materials assess the grade-level content and, if applicable, content from earlier grades.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for assessing grade-level content and if applicable, content from earlier grades. The materials for Grade 3 are divided into eight units, and each unit contains a written End-of-Unit Assessment. Additionally, the Unit 8 Assessment is an End-of-Course Assessment, and it includes problems from the entire grade level.  Examples of End-of-Unit Assessments include:

• Unit 2, Area and Multiplication, End-of-Unit Assessment, Problem 3, “A rectangle has an area of 12 square inches. What could be the length and width of the rectangle? Select all that apply. A. 2 inches and 6 inches. B. 5 inches and 7 inches. C. 3 inches and 4 inches. D. 2 inches and 4 inches. E. 1 inch and 12 inches.” (3.MD.5, 3.MD.7b)

• Unit 4: Relating Multiplication and Division, End-of-Unit Assessment, Problem 2, students “Select all situations that match the equation 48\div6=?. A.There are 48 volleyball players on 6 equal teams. How many players are on each team? B.There are 48 basketball teams at the tournament. There are 6 players on each team. How many basketball players are at the tournament? C.There are 48 kids swimming in the pool. Then 6 kids leave the pool. How many kids are swimming in the pool now? D.There are 6 buses. Each bus has 48 students on it. How many students are there altogether? E.There are 48 oranges in the box. Jada puts 6 oranges in each bag. How many bags does Jada need for all the oranges?” (3.OA.2, 3.OA.6)

• Unit 5, Fractions as Numbers, End-of-Unit Assessment, Problem 5, students “Write two fractions that are equivalent to \frac{1}{2}.” (3.NF.3b)

• Unit 7, Two-dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, End-of-Unit Assessment, Problem 7, “Priya wants to make a rectangular playpen for her dog. She has 18 meters of fencing materials. Andre suggests that Priya make a playpen that is 10 meters long and 8 meters wide. Explain why Priya does not have enough fencing to make this playpen. b. What are 2 possible pairs of side lengths Priya could use for the playpen that would give different areas? Explain or show your reasoning. c. Which playpen do you think Priya should make? Explain or show your reasoning.” (3.MD.7, 3.MD.8)

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Materials give all students extensive work with grade-level problems to meet the full intent of grade-level standards.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for giving all students extensive work with grade-level problems to meet the full intent of grade-level standards. The materials provide extensive work with and opportunities for students to engage in the full intent of Grade 3 standards by including in every lesson a Warm Up, one to three instructional activities, and Lesson Synthesis. Within Grade 3, students engage with all CCSS standards.

Examples of extensive work include:

• Unit 1, Introducing Multiplication and Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, engage students with extensive work with grade-level problems from 3.OA.3 (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 to represent the problem). Unit 1, Introducing Multiplication, Lesson 19, Solve Problems Involving Arrays, Activity 2: Tyler’s Trees, students write an equation with a symbol for the unknown to represent an array situation. “‘Now you are going to practice what we just learned about solving array situations and writing an equation with a symbol for the unknown.’ Problem 1, ‘A field of coconut trees in Mexico has 5 rows of trees. Each row has 9 trees. How many trees are there?’” Unit 4, Relating Multiplication and Division, Lesson 7, Relate Multiplication and Division, Activity 2 Sets of School Supplies, students represent and solve problems involving equal groups. “Read through each situation and write an equation with a symbol that represents the unknown quantity for each situation. Then, solve and determine the unknown number in each equation. You can solve the problem first or write an equation first depending on what order makes the most sense to you. Be prepared to explain your reasoning.” Problem 1, “Kiran had 32 paper clips. He gave each student 4 paper clips. How many students received paper clips? a. Equation: ___.”

• Unit 3, Wrapping Up Addition and Subtraction Within 1000, Lesson 15, Round to the Nearest Ten and Hundred, engages students with extensive work with grade-level problems for 3.NBT.1 (Use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic.) Activity 1: Can the Nearest Ten and Hundred be the Same? Student Task Statements, students round given numbers to the nearest ten and hundred and see that the result can be the same for some numbers. “1. Round each number to the nearest ten and the nearest hundred. Use number lines if you find them helpful. 18, 97, 312, 439, 601. 2. Kiran and Priya are rounding some numbers and are stuck when trying to round 415 and 750. Kiran said, ‘415 doesn’t have a nearest multiple of 10, so it can’t be rounded to the nearest ten.’ Priya said, ‘750 doesn’t have a nearest multiple of 100, so it can’t be rounded to the nearest hundred. Do you agree with Kiran and Priya? Explain your reasoning.’”

• Unit 5, Fractions as Numbers, Lesson 16, Compare Fractions with the Same Numerator, engages students with extensive work with 3.NF.3d (Compare two fractions with the same numerator or the same denominator by reasoning about their size. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model). In Warm-up: True or False: Unit Fractions, Student Task Statements, students compare and order common fractions. “Decide whether each statement is true or false. Be prepared to explain your reasoning.$$\frac{1}{2}>\frac{1}{4}$$, \frac{1}{4}>\frac{1}{3}, \frac{1}{6}>\frac{1}{8}.” Activity 1: Five Parts of Something, Student Task Statements, Problem 3, “Locate and label each fraction on a number line: \frac{5}{2}, \frac{5}{3}, \frac{5}{4}, \frac{5}{6}, \frac{5}{8}.”

Examples of full intent include:

• Unit 1, Introducing Multiplication, Lesson 5, Represent Data in Scaled Bar Graphs, Lesson 6, Choose a Scale, and Lesson 7, Answer Questions about Scaled Bar Graphs, engage students in the full intent of 3.MD.3 (Draw a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set with several categories. Solve one- and two-step "how many more" and "how many less" problems using information presented in scaled bar graphs.) In Lesson 5, Represent Data in Scaled Bar Graphs, Activity 2, Create a Scaled Bar Graph, Student Task Statements, students create a scaled bar graph to represent data. “Represent the data we collected earlier in a scaled bar graph. Use the graph with a scale of 2 or the graph with a scale of 5. If you have time, you can make 2 graphs. Be sure to label your title and categories.“ In Lesson 6, Choose a Scale, Cool-down, Reflection on Bar Graphs and Scale, “1. How did you decide on the scale for your graph in the last activity? 2. What was the most important thing you learned today that will help when you make your next scaled bar graph?” In Lesson 7, Answer Questions about Scaled Bar Graphs, Activity 1, Questions about Favorite Time of the Year, students use data presented in scaled bar graphs to solve one-step “how many more” and “how many fewer” problems. Student Task Statements, “Use your Favorite Time of the Year graph to answer the questions. Show your thinking using expressions or equations. 1. How many students are represented in the graph? 2. How many students chose spring or fall as their favorite season? 3. How many more students chose summer than winter? 4.How many fewer students chose spring than fall?”

• Unit 2, Area and Multiplication, Lesson 3, Tile Rectangles, meet the full intent of 3.MD.6 (Measure areas by counting unit squares (square cm, square m, square in, square ft, and improvised units). Students measure area by counting tiles in Lesson 3, Tile Rectangles, Activity 1, “Describe or show how to use the square tiles to measure the area of each rectangle. You can place square tiles on the handout where squares are already shown. You can also move the tiles, if needed.” Students use square units to count area in Lesson 4, Area of Rectangles, Activity 2, “Find the area of each rectangle and include the units. Explain or show your reasoning.” Problems 1-4 each show different rectangles, Problem 1 has an area of 18; Problem 2 has an area of 30; Problem 3 has an area of 60; and Problem 4 has an area of 45. Students use inches and centimeters to measure area in Lesson 6, Different Square Units (Part 1). In Activity 2, students estimate how many square centimeter and square inch tiles would be needed to cover a square, and then measure the square. “Estimate how many square centimeters and inches it will take to tile this square. square inches (estimate) ___, square centimeters (estimate) ___, 1. Use the inch grid and centimeter grid to find the area of the square, square inches ___, square centimeters ___.” There is a picture of a square shown in the materials. In Lesson 7, Different Square Units (Part 2), students learn what square feet and square meters look like from 2 images of a student holding a square, one that measures 1 square meter, the second that measures 1 square foot during Activity 1. Then, in Activity 2, students select which unit makes sense to measure the area of various objects, “For each area tell if you would use square centimeters, square inches, square feet, or square meters to measure it and why you chose that unit. a. The area of a baseball field, b. The area of a cover of a book you’re reading, c. The area of our classroom, d. The area of a piece of paper, e. The area of the top of a table, f. The area of the screen on a phone.”

• Unit 5, Fractions as Numbers, Lesson 1, Name the Parts, meets the full intent of 3.G.2 (Partition shapes into parts with equal areas. Express the area of each part as a unit fraction of the whole.), students divide shapes into equal areas. Activity 2, “Fold each rectangle your teacher gives you into 3, 6, 4, or 8 equal parts. Draw lines where you folded to partition the rectangles. Be prepared to share how you folded your shapes.” During the Activity 2 Synthesis, the teacher is instructed to lead a discussion naming the parts as unit fractions, “‘When we partition a shape into 6 equal parts, each part is called a ‘sixth.’ When we partition a shape into 8 equal parts, each part is called an ‘eighth,’ before instructing students to label each of their folded rectangles with unit fractions, ‘Let’s label the parts in each of your rectangles with fractions.’” In The Cool Down, students show eighths, “Partition the rectangle into eighths.” In Lesson 2, Non-unit Fractions, students have another opportunity to partition shapes and label unit fractions in the Cool Down, “1. Label each part with the correct fraction. 2. Partition and shade the rectangle to show \frac{1}{4}.” Problem 1 is accompanied by a rectangle split into 2 rows of 4 to show eighths, and Problem 2 has an empty rectangle for students to partition and shade.

#### Criterion 1.2: Coherence

Each grade’s materials are coherent and consistent with the Standards.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for coherence. The materials: address the major clusters of the grade, have supporting content connected to major work, make connections between clusters and domains, and have content from prior and future grades connected to grade-level work.

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When implemented as designed, the majority of the materials address the major clusters of each grade.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations that, when implemented as designed, the majority of the materials address the major clusters of the grade. The instructional materials devote at least 65 percent of instructional time to the major clusters of the grade:

• The approximate number of units devoted to the major work of the grade (including assessments and supporting work connected to major work) is 6 out of 8, approximately 75%.

• The number of lessons devoted to major work of the grade (including assessments and supporting work connected to major work) is 109 lessons out of 151 lessons, approximately 72%. The total number of lessons include 101 lessons plus 8 assessments for a total of 109 lessons.

• The number of days devoted to major work of the grade (including assessments and supporting work connected to major work) is 115 days out of 159 days, approximately 72%.

The lesson-level analysis is the most representative of the instructional materials, as the lessons include major work, supporting work connected to major work, and assessments in each unit.  As a result, approximately 72% of the instructional materials focus on major work of the grade.

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Supporting content enhances focus and coherence simultaneously by engaging students in the major work of the grade.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations that supporting content enhances focus and coherence simultaneously by engaging students in the major work of the grade.

Materials are designed with supporting standards/clusters connected to the major standards/clusters of the grade. These connections are listed for teachers on a document titled, “Pacing Guide and Dependency Diagram” found on the Course Guide tab for each Unit. Teacher Notes also provide the explicit standards listed within the lessons. Examples of connections include:

• Unit 3, Wrapping Up Addition and Subtraction Within 1,000, Lesson 2, Addition and Subtraction Situations, Cool-down: How Much Taller?, connects supporting work 3.NBT.A (Use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic) and major work 3.OA.D (Solve problems involving the four operations, and identify and explain patterns in arithmetic). Students solve multi-digit, multi-step word problems. Student Task Statements, “The Statue of Liberty is 305 feet tall. The Brooklyn Bridge is 133 feet tall. How much taller is the Statue of Liberty than the Brooklyn Bridge? Explain or show your reasoning.”

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Lesson 17, Use the Four Operations to Solve Problems, Warm Up, connects the supporting work of 3.NBT.3 (Multiply one-digit whole numbers by multiples of 10 in the range 10–90 using strategies based on place value and properties of operations.) to the major work of 3.OA.5 (Apply properties of operations as strategies to multiply and divide.) Students determine if multiplication equations involving ten and multiples of ten are true or false. In the Student Task Statement, “Decide if each statement is true or false. Be prepared to explain your reasoning. 2\times40=2\times4\times1, 2\times40=8\times10, 3\times50=15\times10, 3\times40=7\times10, 2\times40=2\times4\times10.”

• Unit 5, Fractions as Numbers, Lesson 2, Name Parts as Fractions, Cool-down: Label the Parts, connects the supporting work of 3.G.2 (Partition shapes into parts with equal areas) to the major work of 3.NF.1 (Understand a fraction \frac{1}{b} as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts.) Students partition shapes into parts and determine the fraction. Student Task Statements, “1. Label each part with the correct fraction. 2. Partition and shade the rectangle to show \frac{1}{4}.”

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Materials include problems and activities that serve to connect two or more clusters in a domain or two or more domains in a grade.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for including problems and activities that serve to connect two or more clusters in a domain or two or more domains in a grade.

Materials are coherent and consistent with the Standards. Examples of connections between major work to major work and/or supporting work to supporting work throughout the materials, when appropriate, include:

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Lesson 22, School Community Garden, Activity 2: Plan the Garden, connects the major work 3.OA.A (Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division) to the major work of 3.MD.C (Geometric measurement: Understand concepts of area and relate area to multiplication and to addition). Students use multiplication and division within 100 to plan a school garden. Student Task Statements, “1. Read the information about some plants you could grow in a garden. Then, circle 2 plants to grow in your part of the school garden. a. strawberries. b. cantaloupe. c. zucchini. d. tomatoes. e. pinto beans. f. potatoes. 2. Plan your garden. Both of your plants should harvest between 50–100 fruits or vegetables. a. How many of each plant will you grow? b. Predict how many fruits or vegetables you will harvest. Show or explain your reasoning. 3. Make a diagram that shows how the plants are arranged and how much space is needed.”

• Unit 6, Measuring Length, Time, Liquid Volume, and Weight, Lesson 8, Estimate and Measure Liquid Volume, Cool Down, connects the major work of 3.MD.A (Solve problems involving measurement and estimation of intervals of time, liquid volumes, and masses of objects) to the major work of 3.NF.A (Develop understanding of fractions as numbers). Students use fractions to measure volume in images of liquid in containers. “What is the volume of the liquid shown in each image?” The first image shows a beaker with 3 liters of water inside a container that shows large tick marks to count by 2s and small tick marks to count by 1s. The second image shows a beaker with 1\frac{1}{2} liters of water inside a container that shows large tick marks to count by 1s and small tick marks to count by halves.

• Unit 7, Two-Dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, Lesson 14, Wax Prints connects the supporting work of 3.G.A (Reason with shapes and their attributes) to the supporting work of 3.MD.D (Geometric measurement: recognize perimeter as an attribute of plane figures and distinguish between linear and area measurement). In Activity 1, Create A Wax Print Pattern, students apply what they’ve learned about quadrilaterals to geometric measurement. Problem 1, “Use the dot paper to design your own wax print pattern. Your pattern should: a. use a rhombus, rectangle, or square. b. use a quadrilateral that is not a rhombus, rectangle, or square. c. have each shape repeat at least 5 times.”

• Unit 8, Putting It All Together, Lesson 8, Estimate and Measure Liquid Volume, Cool-down: Measure in Liters connects the major work of 3.MD.A (Solve problems involving Measurement and estimation of intervals of time, liquid volumes, and masses of objects) to the major work of 3.NF.A (Develop understanding of fractions as numbers) as students find the volume of liquid shown. Student Task Statements, “What is the volume of the liquid shown in each image?”

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Content from future grades is identified and related to grade-level work, and materials relate grade-level concepts explicitly to prior knowledge from earlier grades.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations that content from future grades is identified and related to grade-level work and materials relate grade-level concepts explicitly to prior knowledge from earlier grades.

The Section Dependency Chart explores the Unit sections relating to future grades. The Section Dependency Chart states, “arrow indicates the prior section that contains content most directly designed to support or build toward the content in the current section.”

Examples of connections to future grades include:

• Unit Overview, Full Unit Narrative, Unit 3: Wrapping Up Addition and Subtraction Within 1,000, Unit Learning Goals, “Students explore various algorithms but are not required to use a specific one. They should, however, move from strategy-based work of grade 2 to algorithm-based work to set the stage for using the standard algorithm in grade 4. If students begin the unit with knowledge of the standard algorithm, it is still important for them to make sense of the place-value basis of the algorithm.”

• Unit 3, Wrapping Up Addition and Subtraction within 1,000, Full Unit Narrative, connects 3.NBT.1 (Use place value understanding to round whole numbers to the nearest 10 or 100.), 3.NBT.2 (Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.), 3.OA.5 (Apply properties of operations as strategies to multiply and divide), 3.OA.7 (Fluently multiply and divide within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division…), 3.OA.8 (Solve two-step word problems using the four operations. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding), 3.OA.9 (Identify arithmetic patterns (including patterns in the addition table or multiplication table), and explain them using properties of operations) to work in grade 4. “Students explore various algorithms but are not required to use a specific one. They should, however, move from strategy-based work of grade 2 to algorithm-based work to set the stage for using the standard algorithm in grade 4. If students begin the unit with knowledge of the standard algorithm, it is still important for them to make sense of the place- value basis of the algorithm. Understanding of place value also comes into play as students round numbers to the nearest multiple of 10 and 100. Students do not need to know a formal definition of “multiples” until grade 4. At this point, it is enough to recognize that a multiple of 10 is a number called out when counting by 10, or the total in a whole-number of tens (such as 8 tens). Likewise, a multiple of 100 is a number called out when counting by 100, or the total in a whole-number of hundreds (such as 6 hundreds). Students use rounding to estimate answers to two-step problems and determine if answers are reasonable.”

• Unit 8, Unit Overview, Full Unit Narrative, Putting It All Together, Unit Learning Goals, “In section A, students reinforce what they learned about fractions, their size, and their location on the number line. In section B, students deepen their understanding of perimeter, area, and scaled graphs by solving problems about measurement and data. Section C enables students to work toward multiplication and division fluency goals through games. The concepts and skills strengthened in this unit prepare students for major work in grade 4: comparing, adding, and subtracting fractions, multiplying and dividing within 1,000, and using the standard algorithm to add and subtract multi-digit numbers within 1 million.”

Examples of connections to prior knowledge include:

• Unit 1, Introducing Multiplication, Lesson 1, Make Sense of Data, Activity 1: Picture Time connects 3.MD.3 (Draw a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set with several categories. Solve one- and two-step “how many more” and “how many less” problems using information presented in scaled bar graphs.) to the work in grade 2 (2.MD.10), “In grade 2, students learned how to draw and label single-unit scale bar graphs and picture graphs and used categorical data presented in graphs to solve simple problems. In this lesson, students revisit the structure of picture graphs and bar graphs, the features of graphs that help communicate information clearly, and the information they can learn by analyzing a graph. Students learn that a key is the part of a picture graph that tells what each picture represents. Students contextualize and make sense of the data based on the title, the given values, and their own experiences.”

• Unit 3, Wrapping Up Addition and Subtraction Within 1,000 (version 1), Lesson 4, Introduction to Addition Algorithms, About this lesson, connects 3.NBT.2 (Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction) to the work in grade 2. “An algorithm is different from a strategy because it is a set of steps that works every time as long as the steps are carried out correctly. The algorithms introduced in this lesson draw on the grade 2 work within 1,000 in that they show the addition of ones to ones, tens to tens, and hundreds to hundreds. Students should have access to base-ten blocks if they choose to use them.”

• Unit 6, Measuring Length, Time, Liquid Volume, and Weight, Lesson 4, Interpret Measurement Data on Line Plots, Warm-up: Notice and Wonder: A List and a Line Plot connects 3.MD.4 (Generate measurement data by measuring lengths using rulers marked with halves and fourths of an inch. Show the data by making a line plot, where the horizontal scale is marked off in appropriate units–-whole numbers, halves, or quarters.) to the work in grade 2. “In grade 2, students made line plots to show measurements to the nearest whole unit. In previous lessons, they measured objects with rulers marked with halves and fourths of an inch. In this lesson, students interpret line plots that show lengths in half inches and quarter inches and ask and answer questions about the data (2.MD.9).”

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In order to foster coherence between grades, materials can be completed within a regular school year with little to no modification.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 foster coherence between grades and can be completed within a regular school year with little to no modification. According to the Curriculum Guide, Quick Facts, “Each grade level contains 8 or 9 units. Units contain between 8 and 28 lesson plans. Each unit, depending on the grade level, has pre-unit practice problems in the first section, checkpoints or checklists after each section, and an end-of-unit assessment. In addition to lessons and assessments, units have aligned center activities to support the unit content and ongoing procedural fluency. The time estimates in these materials refer to instructional time. Each lesson plan is designed to fit within a class period that is at least 60 minutes long. Some units contain optional lessons and some lessons contain optional activities that provide additional student practice for teachers to use at their discretion.”

In Grade 3, there are 159 days of instruction including:

• 143 lesson days

• 16 days of assessments

There are 8 units with each unit containing 15 to 22 lessons which contain a mixture of four components: Warm-Up (approx. 10 minutes), Activities (20-45 minutes), Lesson Synthesis (no time specified), and Cool Down (no time specified). In the Curriculum Guide, Quick Facts, teachers are instructed “that each lesson plan is designed to fit within a class period that is at least 60 minutes long.”  Also, “Each unit, depending on the grade level, has pre-unit practice problems in the first section, checkpoints or checklists after each section, and an end-of-unit assessment.” Since no minutes are allotted for the last two components (Lesson Synthesis and Cool Down), this can impact the total number of minutes per lesson.

### Rigor & the Mathematical Practices

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for rigor and balance and practice-content connections. The materials help students develop procedural skills, fluency, and application. The materials also make meaningful connections between the Standards for Mathematical Content and the Standards for Mathematical Practice (MPs).

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#### Criterion 2.1: Rigor and Balance

Materials reflect the balances in the Standards and help students meet the Standards’ rigorous expectations, by giving appropriate attention to: developing students’ conceptual understanding; procedural skill and fluency; and engaging applications.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for rigor. The materials develop conceptual understanding of key mathematical concepts, give attention throughout the year to procedural skill and fluency, and spend sufficient time working with engaging applications of mathematics. There is a balance of the three aspects of rigor within the grade.

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Materials develop conceptual understanding of key mathematical concepts, especially where called for in specific content standards or cluster headings.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for developing conceptual understanding of key mathematical concepts, especially where called for in specific content standards or cluster headings.

Materials develop conceptual understanding throughout the grade level. According to IM Curriculum, Design Principles, Purposeful Representations, “Across lessons and units, students are systematically introduced to representations and encouraged to use representations that make sense to them. As their learning progresses, students are given opportunities to make connections between different representations and the concepts and procedures they represent.” Each lesson begins with a Warm-up, designed to highlight key learning aligned to the objective and to support the development of conceptual understanding through student discourse and reflection. Examples include:

• Unit 1, Introducing Multiplication, Lesson 12, Warm-up, students develop conceptual understanding as they use grouping strategies to describe the images they see. An image is provided that shows groups of dots. Launch, “Groups of 2. How many do you see? How do you see them? Flash image. 30 seconds: quiet think time, Student Task Statements, How many do you see? How do you see them?” Activity Synthesis, “What pattern was helpful in finding the total number of dots? Consider asking: Who can restate the way _____ saw the dots in different words? Did anyone see the dots the same way but would explain it differently? Does anyone want to add an observation to the way ______ saw the dots?” (3.OA.1)

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Lesson 2, Activity 1, students develop conceptual understanding as they discuss how many in each group division questions with objects and drawings. Activity, “‘Solve these problems and show your thinking using objects, a drawing, or a diagram. 5–7 minutes: independent work time. As student work, consider asking: How can you represent what you are thinking? ‘Where can you see the boxes in your work? Where can you see how many apples are in each box in your work? Monitor for students who solve the first problem in the same way. Arrange them into groups of 2 to create a poster together. Now you are going to create a poster to show your thinking on the first problem. You are going to work with a partner who solved the problem in the same way you did. Give each group tools for creating a visual display. 5–7 minutes: partner work time.” Student Task Statements, “Solve each problem. Show your thinking using objects, a drawing, or a diagram. 1. If 20 apples are packed into 4 boxes with each box having the same number of apples, how many apples are in each box?, 2. If 36 apples are packed into 6 boxes with each box having the same number of apples, how many apples are in each box?, 3. If 45 apples are packed into 9 boxes with each box having the same number of apples, how many apples are in each box?” (3.OA.2)

• Unit 8, Putting It All Together, Lesson 2, Warm-up, students develop conceptual understanding as they compare fractions on a number line. An image of different four number lines with fractions is provided. Launch, “Groups of 2. Display the image. Pick one that doesn’t belong. Be ready to share why it doesn’t belong. 1 minute: quiet think time.” Activity synthesis, “Let’s find at least one reason why each one doesn’t belong.” (3.NF.2)

Materials provide opportunities for students to independently demonstrate conceptual understanding throughout the grade level. Design Principles, Coherent Progress, “Each activity starts with a launch that gives all students access to the task. This is followed by independent work time that allows them to grapple with problems individually before working in small groups. The activity ends with a synthesis to ensure students have an opportunity to consolidate their learning by making connections between their work and the mathematical goals.” The Cool-down part of the lesson includes independent work.  Curriculum Guide, How Do You Use the Materials, A Typical Lesson, Four Phases of a Lesson, Cool-down, “The cool-down task is to be given to students at the end of a lesson.  Students are meant to work on the cool-down for about 5 minutes independently and turn it in.” Independent work could include practice problems, problem sets, and time to work alone within groups. Examples include:

• Unit 2, Area and Multiplication, Lesson 9, Cool-down, students independently demonstrate conceptual understanding as they measure a rectangle using rulers and then calculate its area. “Use your ruler to find the area of the rectangle in square inches.” The Cool-down includes one rectangle image. (3.MD.7)

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Section A, Practice Problems, students interpret arrays as multiplication expressions and equations. Problem 1 shows an array with 4 rows and 5 columns of blue circles, “a. Write a multiplication expression that represents the array., b. Write a multiplication equation that represents the array.” (3.OA.1)

• Unit 5, Fractions as Numbers, Lesson 3, Activity 1, students write and read fractions that relate to their images. Student Task Statements, “Each shape in each row of the table represents 1. Use the shaded parts to complete the missing information in the table. Be prepared to explain your reasoning.” A table is provided with the headings number of shaded parts, size of each part, word name for the shaded parts, and number name for the shaded parts. (3.NF.1)

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Materials give attention throughout the year to individual standards that set an expectation for procedural skill and fluency.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for giving attention throughout the year to individual standards that set an expectation of procedural skill and fluency.

Materials develop procedural skills and fluency throughout the grade level. According to IM Curriculum, Design Principles, Balancing Rigor, “Warm-ups, practice problems, centers, and other built-in routines help students develop procedural fluency, which develops over time.” Examples include:

• Unit 3, Wrapping Up Addition and Subtraction Within 1,000, Lesson 16, Warm-up, students use strategies and understanding for finding the products of 4 and 6. Student Task Statements, “Find the value of each expression mentally. 5\times7, 4\times7, 6\times7, 4\times8.” (3.OA.7)

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Lesson 3, Warm-up, students add two three-digit numbers. Student Task Statements, “Find the value of each expression mentally. 120+120, 121+119, 125+115, 129+111.” (3.NBT.2)

• Unit 7, Two-dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, Lesson 7, Warm-up, students use understanding as they add multi-digit numbers. Student Task Statements, “Decide whether each statement is true or false. Be prepared to explain your reasoning. 123+75+123+75=100+100+70+70+5+5+3+3, 123+75+123+75=(2\times123)+(2\times75), 123+75+123+75=208+208, 123+75+123+75=246+150.” (3.NBT.2)

The instructional materials provide opportunities for students to independently demonstrate procedural skills and fluency throughout the grade level. Activities can be completed during a lesson. Cool-downs or end of lesson checks for understanding are designed for independent completion. Examples include:

• Unit 3, Wrapping Up Addition and Subtraction Within 1,000, Lesson 3, Cool-down, students add two three-digit numbers. Student Task Statements, “Find the value of 258+217. Explain or show your reasoning.” (3.NBT.2)

• Unit 6, Measuring Length, Time, Liquid Volume, and Weight, Lessons 14, Centers 15 and 16. In the Center, Compare (1–5), students work in pairs to find the product of two factors before their partner. The center is described in the teacher resource pack. “Both partners flip over a card, and the partner whose card has the greater value takes both cards. The game is over when each partner runs out of cards to flip over. The partner with the most cards wins. Stage 3: Multiply within 100.” (3.OA.7)

• Unit 8, Putting It All Together, Lesson 8, Activity 1, students quiz their partner and rate how well they know basic multiplication facts. Student Task Statements, “Quiz your partner on their multiplication facts and sort your partner’s facts into one of these columns: 1. know it right away, 2. can find it quickly, 3. don’t know it yet. Multiplication expressions I’m going to practice: 1., 2., 3., 4., 5.” (3.OA.7)

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Materials are designed so that teachers and students spend sufficient time working with engaging applications of the mathematics.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for being designed so that teachers and students spend sufficient time working with engaging applications of the mathematics.

Students have the opportunity to engage with applications of math both with support from the teacher, and independently. According to the K-5 Curriculum Guide, a typical lesson has four phases including Warm-up and one or more instructional Activities which include engaging single and multi-step application problems. Lesson Synthesis and Cool-downs provide opportunities for students to demonstrate multiple routine and non-routine applications of the mathematics throughout the grade level. Cool-downs or end of lesson checks for understanding are designed for independent completion.

Examples of routine applications include:

• Unit 1, Introducing Multiplication, Lesson 19, Cool-down, students solve real world problems involving multiplication (3.OA.3). Student Task Statements, “Clare has 3 rows of baseball cards. Each row has 10 cards. How many cards does she have? 1. Write an equation with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the situation. 2. Find the number that makes the equation true. Explain or show your reasoning.”

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Lesson 1, Cool-down, students solve real world problems involving division (3.OA.3). “Lin has 30 apples to share with her friends. She is putting them in bags, with 6 apples in each bag. How many bags does she need? Explain or show your reasoning.”

• Unit 7, Two-dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, Lesson 9, Cool-down, students solve a word problem involving perimeter (3.MD.8). Student Task Statements, “A rectangular swimming pool has a perimeter of 94 feet. If it is 32 feet on one side, what are the lengths of the other three sides? Explain or show your reasoning.”

Examples of non-routine applications include:

• Unit 3, Wrapping Up Addition and Subtraction Within 1,000, Lesson 17, Cool-down, students solve a word problem involving two steps (3.OA.8). Student Task Statement, “In the bin there are 124 beads. Ninety-six more beads are dumped in the bin. Then 53 beads are used to make a bracelet. Tyler says there are 273 beads in the bin now. Explain why Tyler’s statement doesn’t make sense.”

• Unit 6, Measuring Length, Time, Liquid Volume, and Weight, Lesson 15, Activity 1, students solve real-world problems involving time, weight, and volume (3.MD.1, 3.MD.2, 3.OA.3). Launch, “We’re going to solve some problems about a day at the fair. What are some things you could do during a day at the fair? (go on rides, walk around, eat fair food, look at some of the animals) 30 seconds: quiet think time.” Student Task Statements, “You spent a day at the fair. Solve four problems about your day and create a poster to show your reasoning and solutions. 1. You arrived at the fair! Entry to the fair is $9 a person. You went there with 6 other people. How much did it cost your group to enter the fair? 2. How did you start your day? (Choose one) You arrived at the giant pumpkin weigh-off at 11:12 a.m. and left at 12:25 p.m. How long were you there? You spent 48 minutes at the carnival and left at 12:10 p.m. What time did you get to the carnival? 3. What was next? (Choose one.) You visited a life-size sculpture of a cow made of butter. The butter cow weighs 273 kilograms, which is 277 kilograms less than the actual cow. How much does the actual cow weigh? 4. Before you went home you stopped for some grilled corn on the cob. On the grill, there were 54 ears of corn arranged in 9 equal rows. How many ears of corn were in each row?” • Unit 8, Putting It All Together, Lesson 4, Activity 2, students relate area and perimeter to operations of multiplication and addition while solving real world problems (3.MD.7,3.MD.8). Launch states, “Groups of 2 “Work independently to write two questions that could be answered using your tiny house design. One question should be about area and the other about perimeter.” 3–5 minutes: independent work time.” Activity states, “Share your questions with your partner and answer them together. Revise your questions if needed.” 5 minutes: partner work time “Find a new partner and answer each other’s questions. Be sure to share your tiny house design with your new partner.” Student Task Statements state, “1. Write two questions about your tiny house design: a. one question that involves area b. one question that involves perimeter. 2. Work with a partner to answer your own questions about your tiny house design. Make any revisions to your questions if needed. 3. Find a new partner. Answer their questions about their tiny house design.” ##### Indicator {{'2d' | indicatorName}} The three aspects of rigor are not always treated together and are not always treated separately. There is a balance of the three aspects of rigor within the grade. The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations in that the three aspects of rigor are not always treated together and are not always treated separately. There is a balance of the three aspects of rigor within the grade. In the K-5 Curriculum Guide, Why is the curriculum designed this way?, Design Principles, Balancing Rigor, “opportunities to connect new representations and language to prior learning support students in building conceptual understanding. Access to new mathematics and problems prompts students to apply their conceptual understanding and procedural fluency to novel situations. Warm-ups, practice problems, centers, and other built-in routines help students develop procedural fluency, which develops over time.” All three aspects of rigor are present independently throughout Grade 3. Examples where instructional materials attend to conceptual understanding, procedural skill and fluency, or application include: • Unit 3, Wrapping Up Addition and Subtraction Within 1,000, Lesson 4, Activity 2, students develop procedural skill and fluency as they add within 1,000 using strategies and algorithms. Student Task Statements, “Try using an algorithm to find the value of each sum. Show your thinking. Organize it so it can be followed by others. 1. 475+231, 2. 136+389, 3. 670+257.” (3.NBT.2) • Unit 5, Fractions as Numbers, Lesson 3, Activity 2, students extend their conceptual understanding as they match fractions and diagrams. Launch, “‘We’re going to play a game in which you match fractions and diagrams. Read the directions to the game with your partner and discuss any questions you have about the game.’ Answer any questions about the game. Give each group one set of cards created from Fraction Match Part 1.” Activity, “‘Play one round of Fraction Match with your partner.’ 5–7 minutes: partner work time. Give each group one set of Fraction Match Part 2. ‘Before you play another round, work with your partner to create 4 new pairs of cards to add to the set. Partition and shade a diagram to match each fraction.’ 3–5 minutes: partner work time. ‘Now, play another round of fraction match with your partner using all the cards.’” Student Task Statements, “Your teacher will give you a set of cards for playing Fraction Match. Two cards are a match if one is a diagram and the other a number, but they have the same value. 1. To play Fraction Match: Arrange the cards face down in an array. Take turns choosing 2 cards. If the cards match, keep them and go again. If not, return them to where they were, face down. You can’t keep more than 2 matches on each turn. After all the matches have been found, the player with the most cards wins. 2. Use the cards your teacher gives you to create 4 new pairs of cards to add to the set. 3. Play another round of Fraction Match using all the cards.” (3.NF.1) • Unit 7, Two-dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, Lesson 9, Activity 1, students apply their understanding to find unknown side lengths given the perimeter of a shape. Launch, “In an earlier lesson, we found the perimeter of shapes when not all the side lengths were labeled. Now, let’s find some missing side lengths when we know the perimeter.” Student Task Statements, Problem 2, “This rectangle has a perimeter of 56 feet. What are the lengths of the unlabeled sides? Explain or show your work. A rectangle shows a width of 8 feet.” (3.MD.8) Multiple aspects of rigor are engaged simultaneously to develop students’ mathematical understanding of a single unit of study throughout the materials. Examples include: • Unit 3, Wrapping Up Addition and Subtraction Within 1,000, Lesson 17, Activity 2, students develop conceptual understanding alongside application as they use estimation strategies to see if two-step word problems make sense. Launch, “Now you are going to solve for the exact answer to some problems. As you do so, think about how estimating could help you decide if an answer makes sense.” Activity, “‘Work with your partner and decide who will solve each problem. Then, work independently to solve your problem.’’ 3–5 minutes: independent work time. “‘Now, trade work with your partner and decide whether their answer for the problem they solved makes sense. Record your thoughts on your partner’s paper for them to refer back to if they want to adjust their answer.’ 3–5 minutes: independent work time. ‘Take turns sharing your thoughts on your partner’s work. Give your partner a chance to share how they solved their problem.’” Student Task Statements, “1. Solve one of the problems. Explain or show your reasoning. a. Jada has 326 beads. She gives her friend 32 beads. Then, Jada uses 84 beads to make a bracelet for her cousin. How many beads does Jada have now? b. Noah starts an art project on Monday and uses 624 beads. On Tuesday he uses 132 more beads. Finally, on Wednesday he finishes the project by using 48 more beads. How many beads did Noah use on his art project? 2. Trade work with a partner. Decide whether your partner’s answer for their problem makes sense. On their paper, explain your reasoning.” (3.OA.8) • Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Lesson 19, Activity 1, students develop conceptual understanding alongside procedural skill and fluency as they represent quotients greater than 10. Student Task Statements, Problem 2. “Find the value of each expression. Use base-ten blocks if you find them helpful. a. 63\div3. b. 84\div7. c. 100\div5.” (3.OA.5 and 3.OA.7) • Unit 7, Two-dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, Lesson 6, Activity 2, students use procedural fluency as they apply their understanding to find the perimeter of shapes. Launch, “Earlier, we used paper clips to measure the distance around shapes. What are some other units we could use to measure distances or lengths? (The side length of a square on grid paper, the distance between points on dot paper, centimeter, inch, foot). Let’s find the length of the perimeter of some shapes on dot paper and some shapes whose side lengths are shown with tick marks.” Student Task Statements, “Find the perimeter of each shape. Explain or show your reasoning.” (3.MD.8) #### Criterion 2.2: Math Practices Materials meaningfully connect the Standards for Mathematical Content and Standards for Mathematical Practice (MPs). The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for practice-content connections. The materials meaningfully connect the Standards for Mathematical Content and the Standards for Mathematical Practice (MPs). ##### Indicator {{'2e' | indicatorName}} Materials support the intentional development of MP1: Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them; and MP2: Reason abstractly and quantitatively, for students, in connection to the grade-level content standards, as expected by the mathematical practice standards. The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for supporting the intentional development of MP1: Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them; and MP2: Reason abstractly and quantitatively, for students, in connection to the grade-level content standards, as expected by the mathematical practice standards. Students have opportunities to engage with the Math Practices across the year, and they are often explicitly identified for teachers in several places including the Instructional Routines (Warm-up Routines and Other Instructional Routines), Activity Narratives, and About this lesson. MP1 is identified and connected to grade-level content, and there is intentional development of MP1 to meet its full intent. Students make sense of problems and persevere in solving them as they work with support of the teacher and independently throughout the units. Examples include: • Unit 1, Introducing Multiplication, Lesson 8, Activity 2, students use data from a scaled bar graph to answer questions. Student Task Statements, “The bar graph shows how many of each type of tree Clare saw on the way home. Use the graph to answer the questions. Show your thinking using expressions or equations.1. How many more pine trees did Clare see than fir trees? 2. How many more pine trees did Clare see than oak or maple trees? 3. How many fewer oak trees did Clare see than pine trees? 4. How many fewer maple or oak trees did Clare see than fir trees?” Activity Narrative, “The Three Reads routine has students read a problem three times for different purposes to support them to make sense of the problem and persevere in solving it (MP1).” • Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Lesson 21, Activity 1, students consider relationships between different quantities as they solve two-step problems using the four operations. Activity, “‘A list of numbers is shown in the activity. Work with your partner to choose 4 numbers that would make sense together in this situation. If you find one combination of numbers that works, you can look for other combinations.’ 8–10 minutes: partner work time. Groups of 4. ‘Share with another group of students how your number choices make sense.’ 2–3 minutes: small-group discussion.” Student Task Statements, “A farmer picked some apples. Some of the apples are packed into boxes and some are not. From the list, choose 4 numbers that would make sense together in this situation. Write your choices in the table. Be ready to explain how your numbers make sense together.” The Narrative states, “Students who do not choose a matching set of numbers quickly make sense of and persevere in solving the problem as they consider the relationship between the different quantities and the restrictions that puts on which numbers can describe the situation (MP1).” • Unit 6, Measuring Length, Time, Liquid Volume, and Weight, Lesson 13, Activity 1, students discuss and make sense of the weight of a pumpkin using the info gap structure. The Activity Narrative, “This activity uses MLR4 Information Gap. The Info Gap structure requires students to make sense of problems by determining what information is necessary, and then to ask for information they need to solve it. This may take several rounds of discussion if their first requests do not yield the information they need (MP1). It also allows them to refine the language they use and ask increasingly more precise questions until they get the information they need (MP6). This Info Gap activity provides students an opportunity to solve multiplication and division problems involving weight.” The teacher instructs the student, “‘I will give you either a problem card or a data card. Silently read your card. Do not read or show your card to your partner.’ Distribute cards. 1–2 minutes: quiet think time, Remind students that after the person with the problem card asks for a piece of information the person with the data card should respond with ‘Why do you need to know (restate the information requested)?’ The first problem card says, ‘A fair is holding a pumpkin weigh-off. The farmer who grew the winning pumpkin says during some days in August, his pumpkin gained a lot of weight each day. How much did the weight of the pumpkin increase during this time?’ The first data card says, ‘The pumpkin’s weight increased 13 kilograms each day during these days in August. There were 5 days in August when the pumpkin gained this much weight each day.’” MP2 is identified and connected to grade-level content, and there is intentional development of MP2 to meet its full intent. Students reason abstractly and quantitatively as they work with support of the teacher and independently throughout the units. Examples include: • Unit 3, Wrapping Up Addition and Subtraction within 1,000, Lesson 19, Activity 2, students reason abstractly and quantitatively when they create diagrams and equations based on a situation. The Activity Narrative, “Previously, students matched diagrams and equations to situations with an unknown quantity. Here, they generate such equations, using a letter for the unknown quantity, solve problems, and explain how they know their answers make sense. Students should be encouraged to use any solving strategy they feel comfortable with. If not yet addressed, mention that any letter can be used for the unknown quantity in their equation. While this activity is focused on independent practice, encourage students to discuss the problem with a partner if needed. Though the task asks students to write an equation first, students may complete the task in any order that makes sense to them. Students reason abstractly and quantitatively when they write an equation that represents the situation (MP2).” The Student Task Statement, “Kiran is setting up a game of mancala. He has a jar of 104 stones. From the jar, he takes 3 stones for each of the 6 pits on his side of the board. How many stones are in the jar now? 1. Write an equation to represent the situation. Use a letter for the unknown quantity. 2. Solve the problem. Explain or show your reasoning. 3. Explain how you know your answer makes sense.” • Unit 6, Measuring Length, Time, Liquid Volume, and Weight, Lesson 5, About this lesson, “In a previous lesson, students analyzed line plots that included measurements in halves and fourths of an inch. In this lesson, students collect measurement data, represent them on a line plot, and analyze line plots that represent different data sets (MP2).” Cool-down, students use data and represent it on a line. “The list shows lengths of leaves in inches. Use the measurements to complete the line plot. 2\frac{3}{4}, 3, 2, 3\frac{1}{4}, 4\frac{1}{2}, 3\frac{1}{4}, 2\frac{3}{4}, 2\frac{1}{2} .” • Unit 7, Two-dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, Lesson 9, Activity 2, students reason abstractly and quantitatively when they solve problems about perimeter. Activity Narrative, “The purpose of this activity is for students to solve problems in situations that involve perimeter (MP2). Students may draw diagrams with length labels or simply reason arithmetically. They also explain how each problem does or does not involve perimeter. The activity synthesis provides an opportunity to begin discussing the difference between area and perimeter, which will be fully explored in upcoming lessons.” The Student Task Statements, “Solve each problem. Explain or show your reasoning. 1. A rectangular park is 70 feet on the shorter side and 120 feet on the longer side. How many feet of fencing is needed to enclose the boundary of the park? 2. Priya drew a picture and is framing it with a ribbon. Her picture is square and one side is 9 inches long. How many inches of ribbon will she need? 3. A rectangular flower bed has a fence that measures 32 feet around. One side of the flower bed measures 12 feet. What are the lengths of the other sides? 4. Kiran took his dog for a walk. Their route is shown. How many blocks did they walk?” ##### Indicator {{'2f' | indicatorName}} Materials support the intentional development of MP3: Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others, for students, in connection to the grade-level content standards, as expected by the mathematical practice standards. The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for supporting the intentional development of MP3: Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others, for students, in connection to the grade-level content standards, as expected by the mathematical practice standards. Students have opportunities to meet the full intent of MP3 over the course of the year. The Mathematical Practices are explicitly identified for teachers in several places in the materials including Instructional routines, Activity Narratives, and the About this Lesson section. Students engage with MP3 in connection to grade level content as they work with support of the teacher and independently throughout the units. Examples of constructing viable arguments include: • Unit 1, Introducing Multiplication, Lesson 16, Activity 1, students construct a viable argument and critique the reasoning of others when they compare a drawing of four groups of five to a four by five array. The Activity Narrative says, “The purpose of this activity is for students to describe an array as an arrangement of objects into rows with an equal number of objects in each row and into columns with an equal number in each column. This will be helpful in the next activity when students arrange objects into arrays and describe arrays in terms of multiplication. When students decide whether or not they agree with Noah about seeing equal groups in the array and explain their reasoning, they construct a viable argument and critique the reasoning of others (MP3).” Student Task Statements include 2 illustrations, the first of 4 groups of 5 shown in individual circles, the second of a 4 by 5 array. “1. How does arranging the dots into an array affect how you see the number? 2. Noah says he sees equal groups in the drawing with 4 circles and 5 dots in each circle, but says there are no equal groups in the array. Do you agree with Noah? Explain your reasoning.” • Unit 2, Area and Multiplication, Lesson 1, Activity 1, students construct viable arguments as they compare shapes. Launch, “‘Display or sketch the two triangles in the first problem. Which triangle do you think is larger? Be prepared to explain your reasoning.’ 1 minute: quiet think time. ‘Share and record responses. How could you decide for sure which shape is larger?’ (I could think about putting one shape on top of the other. I could measure which is longer. I could cut one out to see if it fits inside the other.)” Student Task Statements, “1. Here are two triangles. Which triangle is larger? 2. In each pair of shapes, which shape is larger? Be prepared to explain your reasoning.” The Activity Narrative, “If students disagree about which shape is larger, encourage them to share their reasoning so that the class can consider multiple ideas and come to a resolution together (MP3).” • Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Lesson 5, Activity 1, students construct viable arguments as they write division expressions. Student Task Statements, “1. Your teacher will give you a set of cards that show situations. Sort the cards into 2 categories of your choosing. Be prepared to explain the meaning of your categories. A. Mole crickets have special legs for digging. Ten special legs belong to 5 mole crickets. How many special legs does each mole cricket have? B. A beetle has a pair of antennae for sensing heat, touch, smell, and more. If there are 8 antennae, how many beetles are there? C. Fourteen antennae belong to a group of bees. If each bee has 2 antennae, how many bees are there? D. There are 12 wings. If each dragonfly has 4 wings, how many dragonflies are there? E. Thirty legs belong to 5 ants. If all the ants have the same number of legs, how many legs does each ant have? F. There are 50 spots on 5 butterflies. If each butterfly has the same number of spots, how many spots does each butterfly have? 2. Write a division expression to represent each situation. Be ready to explain your reasoning.” The Activity Narrative, “As students discuss and justify their decisions, they share a mathematical claim and the thinking behind it (MP3).” Examples of critiquing the reasoning of others include: • Unit 3, Wrapping Up Addition and Subtraction within 1,000, Lesson 8, Cool-down, students compare a base ten diagram showing 386 - 267 to the same problem completed using the standard vertical algorithm. The work is completed which requires them to analyze the reasoning of others, and their explanation requires them to create their own argument. Cool-down, “Explain how the diagram matches the algorithm.” The Cool-down is similar to Activity 1, Activity Narrative, “The purpose of this activity is for students to use their knowledge of base-ten diagrams and place value to make sense of a subtraction algorithm. Students notice that in both the base-ten drawing and the algorithm, the subtraction happens by place. We can find the difference of two numbers by subtracting ones from ones, tens from tens, and hundreds from hundreds, and adding these partial differences to find the overall difference. Students also recall that sometimes a place value unit needs to be decomposed before subtracting. For example, a ten may first need to be decomposed into 10 ones. This decomposition can be seen in both the base-ten drawing and in the algorithm. In the synthesis, students interpret the work and reasoning of others (MP3).” • Unit 5, Fractions as Numbers, Lesson 16, Activity 1, students critique the reasoning of others as they compare fractions with the same numerator. Activity, “‘Talk to your partner about who you agree with. Use diagrams or number lines to show your thinking.’ 3–5 minutes: partner discussion. As students work, consider asking: ‘How does your representation show which fraction is greater? How do you know that eighths are smaller than sixths?’ Monitor for students who use diagrams and those who use number lines. Pause for a discussion. Select two students, one who uses each representation, to share. Display their work side-by-side for all to see.” 5–7 minutes: independent or partner work time. Student Task Statements, ‘1. Priya says that \frac{5}{6} is greater than \frac{5}{8}. Tyler says that \frac{5}{8} is greater than \frac{5}{6}. Who do you agree with? Show your thinking using diagrams or number lines.’” • Unit 7, Two-dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, Lesson 10, Activity 1, students critique the reasoning of others and construct viable arguments. The Activity Narrative states, “The purpose of this activity is for students to differentiate methods for finding perimeter from those for finding area. While addition and multiplication are both involved in various ways, students need to understand the problem situation and think about whether the operations performed will provide the desired information. As in earlier problems, students can find perimeter in various ways. The emphasis should be on how understanding the problem situation and the information given should inform the solution method. When students analyze claims about how to use addition and multiplication to find the perimeter of a rectangle they construct viable arguments (MP3).” Student Task Statements, “Andre wants to know how much rope is needed to enclose the new rectangular school garden. The length of the garden is 30 feet. The width of the garden is 8 feet. Clare says she can use multiplication to find the length of rope Andre needs. Diego says he can use addition to find the length of rope Andre needs. Who do you agree with? Explain or show your reasoning.” ##### Indicator {{'2g' | indicatorName}} Materials support the intentional development of MP4: Model with mathematics; and MP5: Choose tools strategically, for students, in connection to the grade-level content standards, as expected by the mathematical practice standards. The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for supporting the intentional development of MP4: Model with mathematics; and MP5: Use appropriate tools strategically, for students, in connection to the grade-level content standards, as expected by the mathematical practice standards. Students have opportunities to engage with the Math Practices across the year and they are often explicitly identified for teachers in several places including the Instructional Routines (Warm-up Routines and Other Instructional Routines), Activity Narratives, and About this Lesson. MP4 is identified and connected to grade-level content, and there is intentional development of MP4 to meet its full intent. Students use mathematical modeling with support of the teacher and independently throughout the units. Examples include: • Unit 1, Introducing Multiplication, Lesson 21, Activity 1, students model with mathematics as they design a seating arrangement. Activity Narrative, “Students make their own decisions about other aspects of the scenario before planning their seating arrangement and also choose how to represent their seating arrangement (MP4).” Student Task Statements, “Your club is planning a game night. Guests can play one of four different games that require a different number of players: Game A - 2 players. Game B - 4 players. Game C - 5 players. Game D - 10 players. The game room has 16 identical square tables, where one person can sit on each side. 1. Make a seating plan that shows the table arrangement so that each guest can play one of the games. 2. Make a poster that includes: a. a seating chart,b. an explanation about how you decided on your seating plan, c. how many people can play games in the room with your seating plan.” • Unit 5, Fractions as Numbers, Lesson 18, Activity 2, students model with mathematics as they use geometric designs to demonstrate their understanding of fractions. About this Lesson, “To mark a given length, students apply their experience with partitioning a segment into equal parts. To mark a fractional length, they decide which endpoint of each side to use as a starting point, whether to always mark the points in the same direction (clockwise or counterclockwise), how many iterations are practical, and so on (MP4).” Student Task Statements, “1. Here is another square. On each side, mark a point to show \frac{1}{4} of its length. Connect each point to the point on the two sides next to it. What shape did you create? 2. Look at the new shape you created. On each side, mark a point to show \frac{1}{4} of its length. Connect the points again. What shape did you create? 3. Repeat the steps you just did at least two more times. Make some observations about the design you just created.” • Unit 8, Putting It All Together, Lesson 5, Activity 1, students model with mathematics as they use operations to calculate the costs of finishing a tiny house. About this Lesson, “Students engage in aspects of mathematical modeling as they make decisions about quantities, relate measurements and costs, and interpret their results in context (MP4).” Student Task Statements, “Choose a room from your tiny house to finish. Use the cost sheet to calculate the cost of finishing the room in your tiny house. Your budget is$1,000.” A table is provided with the costs and various items.

MP5 is identified and connected to grade-level content, and there is intentional development of MP5 to meet its full intent. Students choose appropriate tools strategically with support of the teacher and independently throughout the units. Examples include:

• Unit 3, Wrapping Up Addition and Subtraction within 1,000, Lesson 3, Activity 1, students select the appropriate tool to add numbers. The Activity Narrative states, “The purpose of this activity is for students to add within 1,000 using any strategy that makes sense to them. The expressions in this activity give students a chance to use different strategies, such as adding hundreds to hundreds, tens to tens, and ones to ones, reasoning with numbers close to a hundred, or using a variety of representations. Students who use base-ten blocks or draw number line diagrams choose appropriate tools strategically (MP5).” Student Task Statements, “Find the value of each sum in any way that makes sense to you. Explain or show your reasoning. 1. 325+102, 2. 301+52, 3.276+118, 4. 298+305.” The Cool-down provides another opportunity for students to show their thinking using the appropriate tools, “Find the value of 258+217. Explain or show your reasoning.”

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Lesson 13, Activity 1, students use appropriate tools strategically when they multiply within 100. Activity Narrative, “This is the first time students have worked with problems with numbers in this range, so they should be encouraged to use the tools provided to them during the lesson if they choose (MP5).” Student Task Statements, “Solve each problem. Show your thinking using objects, a drawing, or a diagram. 1. A seller at a farmers market has 7 dozen eggs when they close for the day. How many eggs does the seller have? 2. At the farmers market there’s a space for performers to play music with some chairs for people to sit and listen. There are 5 rows of chairs and each row has 15 chairs. How many chairs are there? 3. A booth at a farmers market has a table top that has lengths of 4 feet and 16 feet. What is the area of the table top? Students should also be encouraged to use strategies and representations from the previous section.”

• Unit 6, Measuring Length, Time, Liquid Volume, and Weight, Lesson 4, Activity 1, students engage with MP5 as they analyze line plots. Activity Narrative, “When students recognize how organizing data helps to read the information and to answer questions, they learn that line plots are a powerful tool to present data (MP5).” Students are given the heights of the seedlings in inches and a line plot. Student Task Statements, “1. Write 3 statements about the measurements represented in the line plot. 2. What questions could be answered more easily with the line plot than the list? Write at least 2 questions.”

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Materials attend to the intentional development of MP6: Attend to precision; and attend to the specialized language of mathematics for students, in connection to the grade-level content standards, as expected by the mathematical practice standards.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for supporting the intentional development of MP6: Attend to precision; and attend to the specialized language of mathematics, for students, in connection to the grade-level content standards, as expected by the mathematical practice standards.

Students have many opportunities to attend to precision and to attend to the specialized language of mathematics in connection to grade-level work. This occurs with the support of the teacher as well as independent work throughout the materials. Examples include:

• Unit 1, Introducing Multiplication, Lesson 14, Activity 1, students use precise language as they explain how numbers and symbols match their equations. Launch, “Display: 4\times5=? ‘What might this equation mean? Different symbols can be used to represent the unknown number in an equation. Some that are common are question marks, blank spaces, and boxes. For example, in the equation 80=8\times10, if we didn’t know the product we could write ?=8\times10. Display these equations as you explain. If we didn’t know one of the factors, what is an equation you could write using a symbol for the unknown number?’ Distribute one set of pre-cut cards to each group of students.” Student Task Statements, “Your teacher will give you a set of cards. Match each equation with a situation or diagram.” Activity Narrative, “Students explain their matches to their peers and revise their language for precision and clarity when they describe how the numbers and symbols in the equations match the representations (MP3, MP6).” In the Synthesis, students explain the meaning of the factors and products, and what a symbol in an equation represents.

• Unit 5, Fractions as Numbers, Lesson 9, Activity 1, students use precision as they use a number line to locate fractions and 1. Student Task Statements, “2. Use any of the number lines to explain how you located 1.” Activity Narrative, “In the second problem, they reinforce their knowledge that the denominator of a fraction tells us the number of equal parts in a whole and the size of a unit fraction, and that the numerator gives the number of those parts (MP6).”

• Unit 7, Two-dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, Lesson 4, Cool-down, students use precise language to explain how they know which shapes are rhombuses. Lesson Narrative, “In previous lessons, students learned how to compare and describe shapes using geometric attributes. In this lesson, students analyze examples and non-examples of rectangles, rhombuses, and squares in order to identify their defining attributes. As they discern and describe features that define these quadrilaterals, students practice looking for structure (MP7) and communicating with precision (MP6).” Cool-down Task Statement, “‘Select all of the quadrilaterals that are rhombuses. Explain your reasoning.’ The images include a. [a kite shape], b. [a square rotated 45 degrees as if it is balancing on a vertex], c. [a parallelogram with a longer width than height], d. [a rhombus that is slightly askew], e. [a quadrilateral with 4 different-length sides and 1 right angle]. In the same lesson, students also use precise language during the warm-up when they describe which shape doesn’t belong. Activity Narrative, “This warm-up prompts students to compare four shapes. It gives students a reason to use language precisely (MP6). It gives the teacher an opportunity to hear how students use terminology and talk about the characteristics of the items in comparison to one another. During the synthesis, emphasize that three of the shapes are quadrilaterals, even though they look very different.”

• Unit 8, Putting it All Together, Lesson 3, Activity 1, students attend to precise language as they reason about statements related to fractions. Activity Narrative, “The purpose of this activity for students is to think about and discuss statements that address their understanding of important ideas about fractions. Students will consider ideas about how fractions are defined, comparing fractions, and how fractions relate to whole numbers. It is not necessary for each group to discuss all of the statements, but if there are any you’d like to make sure each group discusses, let them know at the start of the activity. Students construct viable arguments to explain their choices (MP3) and in order to do so they need to use key fraction language, such as whole and equal-size pieces, precisely (MP6).” Student Task Statements, “Discuss each statement in 3 rounds with your group. Round 1: Go around the group and state whether you agree, disagree, or are unsure about the statement and justify your choice. You will be free to change your response in the next round. Round 2: Go around the group and state whether you agree, disagree, or are unsure about the statement you or someone else made in the first round. You will be free to change your response in the next round. Round 3: State and circle the word to show whether you agree, disagree, or are unsure about the statement now that discussion has ended. Repeat the rounds for as many statements as you can.” The statements include, “a, A fraction is a number less than 1, b. A fraction can be located on a number line, c. The numerator tells us the size of the part, d. The denominator tells us the number of parts, e. Whole numbers are fractions, f. Fractions are whole numbers, g. One half is always greater than one third, h. Fractions can be used to describe a length.”

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Materials support the intentional development of MP7: Look for and make use of structure; and MP8: Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning, for students, in connection to the grade-level content standards, as expected by the mathematical practice standards.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for supporting the intentional development of MP7: Look for and make use of structure; and MP8: Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning, for students, in connection to grade-level content standards, as expected by the mathematical practice standards. Students have opportunities to engage with the Math Practices throughout the year.

MP7 is identified and connected to grade-level content, and there is intentional development of the MP to meet its full intent. Students have many opportunities throughout the units to look for, describe, and make use of patterns within problem-solving as they work with support of the teacher and independently. Examples include:

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Lesson 2, Activity 3, students use the structure of multiplication problems to compare multiplication situations. Activity Narrative, “The purpose of this activity is for students to consider what is the same and what is different about the ’how many groups?’ and ‘how many in each group?’ problems they solved in a previous lesson and in this lesson. The discussion should highlight that in ‘how many groups?’ problems we know the size of each group and in ‘how many in each group?’ problems we know how many groups there are. In order to describe how the problems are the same and how they are different, students attend to the structure of the problems, that is what is given in each situation and what is unknown (MP7).” Student Task Statements, “If 24 apples are put into boxes with 8 apples in each box, how many boxes are there? If 20 apples are packed into 4 boxes with each box having the same number of apples, how many apples are in each box? Discuss with your partner: How are these problems alike? How are they different? What is alike and what is different about how these problems are represented and solved?” Activity Synthesis, “‘What did you and your partner notice was alike? What did you and your partner notice was different? Share and record responses’. As students share, encourage them to use the posters to show examples of what they notice.”

• Unit 5, Fractions as Numbers, Lesson 8, Warm-up, students use the structure of known division facts to find unknown answers when mentally solving division problems. Activity Narrative, “This Number Talk encourages students to rely on their knowledge of multiplication, place value, and properties of operations to mentally solve division problems. The reasoning elicited here helps to develop students' fluency with multiplication and division within 100. To find the quotients of larger numbers, students need to look for and make use of structure in quotients that are smaller or more familiar, or to rely on the relationship between multiplication and division (MP7).” Student Task Statements, “Find the value of each expression mentally. 12\div4, 24\div4, 60\div4, 72\div4.” Activity Synthesis, “How did the earlier expressions help you find the value of the later expressions? Consider asking: Did anyone have the same strategy but would explain it differently? Did anyone approach the problem in a different way?”

• Unit 7, Two-dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, Lesson 2, Warm-up, students look for and make use of structure as they use strategies to multiply a one digit number by a multiple of ten. Student Task Statements, “Decide if each statement is true or false. Be prepared to explain your reasoning. 3\times60=9\times10, 180=3\times60, 6\times40=24\times10, 24\times10=240.”

• Lesson Narrative, “When students use place value or properties of operations as strategies to divide, they look for and make use of structure (MP7).” Activity Synthesis, “How can you explain your answer without finding the value of both sides? Consider asking: Who can restate _____’s reasoning in a different way? Does anyone want to add on to _____’s reasoning?”

MP8 is identified and connected to grade-level content, and there is intentional development of the MP to meet its full intent. Students have multiple opportunities throughout the materials, with support of the teacher or during independent practice, to use repeated reasoning in order to make generalizations and build a deeper understanding of grade-level math concepts. Examples include:

• Unit 1, Introducing Multiplication, Lesson 11, Warm-up, students notice patterns as they count by 5’s and 2’s. Lesson Narrative, “When students notice patterns in the count, such as in the count by 5 that the ones place alternates between 0 and 5, they look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning (MP8).” Launch states, “‘Count by 5, starting at 0.’ Record as students count. See Student Responses for recording structure. ‘Stop counting and recording at 50.’” Activity states, “‘What patterns do you see?’ 1-2 minutes: quiet think time.’Record responses. Repeat activity. Count by 2, start at 0 and stop at 20.’”  Activity Synthesis, “How could some of the patterns help you with counting by these numbers? (I know that the next count by 5 should end in 5. I know that the next count by 2 should have a 2 in the ones place.) Consider asking: Who can restate the pattern in different words? Does anyone want to add an observation on why that pattern is happening here? Do you agree or disagree? Why?”

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Lesson 9, Cool-down, students use repeated reasoning as they fill in missing numbers on a multiplication chart. Lesson Narrative, “Students may have worked with the multiplication table in an optional lesson in a previous unit. In this lesson, they observe patterns and structures in the multiplication table that highlight properties of multiplication and are helpful for multiplying numbers. Although there is an opportunity to highlight multiple properties, the focus of this lesson is the commutative property (though students are not expected to name the property). Students notice that multiplying two numbers in any order gives the same product and make use of this observation to find unknown products (MP8).” Cool-down Task Statement, “‘What number should replace the question mark? Explain or show your reasoning.’ 10 by 10 multiplication chart is included that shows 1 product in the first row, 2 in the second, 3 in the third, and so on. The question mark is placed on a blank square representing 4 times 8.’”

• Unit 6, Measuring Length, Time, Liquid Volume, and Weight, Lesson 10, Warm-up students use repeated reasoning as they choral count by 15-minute increments. Activity Narrative, “The purpose of this Choral Count is to invite students to practice counting time by 15 minutes and notice patterns in the count. This will be helpful later in this section when students will solve problems involving addition and subtraction of time intervals. Students have an opportunity to notice regularity through repeated reasoning (MP8) as they count by 15 minutes over a span of 3 hours.” Launch, “‘Count by 15 minutes, starting at 12:00.’ Record as students count. Record times in the count in a single column. ‘Stop counting and recording at 3:00.’” Activity Synthesis, “‘How much time passed between 1:15 and 1:45? (30 minutes) 1:15 and 2:30? (75 minutes)’ Consider asking: ‘Who can restate the pattern in different words? Does anyone want to add an observation on why that pattern is happening here? Do you agree or disagree? Why?’”

### Usability

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for Usability. The materials meet expectations for Criterion 1, Teacher Supports; partially meet expectations for Criterion 2, Assessment; and meet expectations for Criterion 3, Student Supports.

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#### Criterion 3.1: Teacher Supports

The program includes opportunities for teachers to effectively plan and utilize materials with integrity and to further develop their own understanding of the content.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for Teacher Supports. The materials: provide teacher guidance with useful annotations and suggestions for enacting the student and ancillary materials; contain adult-level explanations and examples of the more complex grade-level concepts and concepts beyond the current grade so that teachers can improve their own knowledge of the subject; include standards correlation information that explains the role of the standards in the context of the overall series; provide explanations of the instructional approaches of the program and identification of the research-based strategies; and provide a comprehensive list of supplies needed to support instructional activities.

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Materials provide teacher guidance with useful annotations and suggestions for how to enact the student materials and ancillary materials, with specific attention to engaging students in order to guide their mathematical development.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for providing teacher guidance with useful annotations and suggestions for how to enact the student materials and ancillary materials, with specific attention to engaging students in order to guide their mathematical development.

Materials provide comprehensive guidance that will assist teachers in presenting the student and ancillary materials. Examples include:

• IM Curriculum, Why is the curriculum designed this way?, Design Principles, Coherent Progression, “To support students in making connections to prior understandings and upcoming grade-level work, it is important for teachers to understand the progressions in the materials. Grade level, unit, lesson, and activity narratives describe decisions about the organization of mathematical ideas, connections to prior and upcoming grade-level work, and the purpose of each lesson and activity. When appropriate, the narratives explain whether a decision about the scope and sequence is required by the standards or a choice made by the authors. The basic architecture of the materials supports all learners through a coherent progression of the mathematics based both on the standards and on research-based learning trajectories. Each activity and lesson is part of a mathematical story that spans units and grade levels. This coherence allows students to view mathematics as a connected set of ideas that makes sense. Each unit, lesson, and activity has the same overarching design structure: the learning begins with an invitation to the mathematics, is followed by a deep study of concepts and procedures, and concludes with an opportunity to consolidate understanding of mathematical ideas. The invitation to the mathematics is particularly important because it offers students access to the mathematics. It builds on prior knowledge and encourages students to use their own language to make sense of ideas before formal language is introduced, both of which are consistent with the principles of Universal Design for Learning.”

• IM Curriculum, Scope and sequence information, provides an overview of content and expectations for the units. “The big ideas in grade 3 include: developing understanding of multiplication and division and strategies for multiplication and division within 100; developing understanding of fractions, especially unit fractions (fractions with numerator 1); developing understanding of the structure of rectangular arrays and of area; and describing and analyzing two-dimensional shapes.”

• Unit 3, Wrapping Up Addition and Subtraction Within 1,000, Section A, Add Within 1,000, Section Overview, Section Narrative, provides an overview of the content and expectations for the section. “Students begin this section by revisiting the idea of place value, reasoning about different ways to decompose numbers within 1,000, and using familiar strategies from grade 2 to add and subtract within 1,000. From there, they progress toward more abstract addition strategies, but ones that are still based on place value. To support this progression toward algorithms, students use base-ten blocks or diagrams, express numbers in expanded form, and rely on their understanding of properties of operations. For example, here are three ways to add 362+354: (image of addition using base ten blocks, expanded form, and partial sums.) Students look for and make use of structure as they relate the compositions of numbers, expressions, and base-ten blocks or diagrams to find sums and differences (MP7).”

Materials include sufficient and useful annotations and suggestions that are presented within the context of the specific learning objectives. Several components focus specifically on the content of the lesson. Preparation and Lesson Narratives, Warm-up, Activities, and Cool-down narratives all provide useful annotations. IM Curriculum, Why is the curriculum designed this way?, Design Principles, Coherent Progressions, “Each unit starts with an invitation to the mathematics. The first few lessons provide an accessible entry point for all students and offer teachers the opportunity to observe students’ prior understandings. Each lesson starts with a warm-up to activate prior knowledge and set up the work of the day. This is followed by instructional activities in which students are introduced to new concepts, procedures, contexts, or representations, or make connections between them. The lesson ends with a synthesis to consolidate understanding and make the learning goals of the lesson explicit, followed by a cool-down to apply what was learned. Each activity starts with a launch that gives all students access to the task. This is followed by independent work time that allows them to grapple with problems individually before working in small groups. The activity ends with a synthesis to ensure students have an opportunity to consolidate their learning by making connections between their work and the mathematical goals. In each of the activities, care has been taken to choose contexts and numbers that support the coherent sequence of learning goals in the lesson.” Examples include:

• Unit 5, Fractions as Numbers, Lesson 17, Warm-up, provides teachers guidance on how to work with estimation and fractions. Launch, “Groups of 2. Display the image. ‘What is an estimate that’s too high? Too low? About right?’ 1 minute: quiet think time.” Activity, “‘Discuss your thinking with your partner.’ 1 minute: partner discussion. ‘Record responses.’” Activity Synthesis, “Consider asking: Is anyone’s estimate less than _____? Is anyone’s estimate greater than _____? Based on this discussion, does anyone want to revise their estimate?”

• Unit 8, Putting It All Together, Lesson 10, Lesson Synthesis provides teachers guidance on closing the lesson with representations of multiplication and division. “Today we created posters that showed ways to represent division. How does an area diagram show us the relationship between multiplication and division? (It shows that multiplying is like finding the area of a rectangle when the two side lengths are known, and dividing is like finding a side length when we know the area and the other side length.) How does a tape diagram or equal-groups diagram show multiplication and division? (Both show multiplying as a way to find the total when we know the number of groups and how many in each group, and dividing as a way to find either the number of groups or the size of each group when the total is known.) What were some aspects of the posters you saw that helped make the math your classmates used clear for you? (Clear labels on diagrams helped me understand their thinking. Units on their answers. When other students wrote their explanations, it helped me understand their thinking.)”

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Materials contain adult-level explanations and examples of the more complex grade-level/course-level concepts and concepts beyond the current course so that teachers can improve their own knowledge of the subject.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for containing adult-level explanations and examples of the more complex grade-level concepts and concepts beyond the current grade so that teachers can improve their own knowledge of the subject.

Within the Teacher’s Guide, IM Curriculum, Why is the curriculum designed this way?, there are sections entitled “Further Reading” that consistently link research to pedagogy. There are adult-level explanations including examples of the more complex grade-level concepts and concepts beyond the current grade so that teachers can improve their own knowledge of the subject. Professional articles support teachers with learning opportunities about topics such as ensuring mathematical success for all, early understanding of equality, and repeating patterns. Examples include:

• Why is the curriculum designed this way? Further Reading, Unit 1, Ratio Tables are not Elementary, supports teachers with context for work beyond the grade. “In this blog post, McCallum discusses the difference between multiplication tables and tables of equivalent ratios, highlighting how K–5 arithmetic work prepares students to make sense of these tables.”

• Why is the curriculum designed this way? Further Reading, Unit 5, “Fractions: Units and Equivalence. In this blog post, McCallum discusses equivalent fractions as the same numbers in different units.”

• Unit 6, Measuring Length, Time, Liquid Volume, and Weight, Lesson 16, Design A Carnival, About this Lesson, “This lesson does provide students with an opportunity to apply precursor skills of mathematical modeling. In this lesson, students continue to work with the context of a fair. Students analyze games they might see at a carnival such as a penny toss or marble run and consider what makes a good game. They then create their own games with given materials and integrate mathematical ideas from this unit. Students play the game and consider ways to improve it. When students make choices about quantities and rules, analyze constraints in situations, and adjust their work to meet constraints, they model with mathematics (MP4).”

• Unit 7, Two-dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, Lesson 1, About this Lesson, “In previous grades, students sorted shapes into categories based on the attributes of the shape. In this lesson, students revisit this work and learn the terms angle in a shape and right angle in a shape to describe the corners of shapes. This will be helpful in later lessons as students further sort triangles and rectangles by additional attributes. Throughout the lesson, if students have trouble determining if sides have the same length, offer rulers to measure the side lengths.”

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Materials include standards correlation information that explains the role of the standards in the context of the overall series.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for including standards correlation information that explains the role of the standards in the context of the overall series.

Correlation information is present for the mathematics standards addressed throughout the grade level/series and can be found in several places, including the Curriculum Course Guide, within unit resources, and within each lesson. Examples include:

• Grade-level resources, Grade 3 standards breakdown, standards are addressed by lesson. Teachers can search for a standard in the grade and identify the lesson(s) where it appears within materials.

• Course Guide, Lesson Standards, includes all Grade 3 standards and the units and lessons each standard appears in.

• Unit 3, Resources, Teacher Guide, outlines standards, learning targets and the lesson where they appear. This is present for all units and allows teachers to identify targeted standards for any lesson.

• Unit 5, Fractions as Numbers, Lesson 5, the Core Standards are identified as 3.NF.A.3 and 3.NF.A.3.d. Lessons contain a consistent structure that includes a Warm-up with a Narrative, Launch, Activity, Activity Synthesis. An Activity 1, 2, or 3 that includes Narrative, Launch, Activity, Activity Synthesis, Lesson Synthesis. A Cool-down that includes Responding to Student Thinking and Next Day Supports. This provides an additional place to reference standards, and language of the standard, within each lesson.

Each unit includes an overview identifying the content standards addressed within the unit, as well as a narrative outlining relevant prior and future content connections. Examples include:

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Unit Overview, Unit Learning Goals, full Unit Narrative, include an overview of how the math of this module builds from previous work in math. “This unit introduces students to the concept of division and its relationship to multiplication. Previously, students learned that multiplication can be understood in terms of equal-size groups. The expression 5\times2 can represent the total number of objects when there are 5 groups of 2 objects, or when there are 2 groups of 5 objects. Here, students make sense of division also in terms of equal-size groups. For instance, the expression 30\div5 can represent putting 30 objects into 5 equal groups, or putting 30 objects into groups of 5. They see that, in general, dividing can mean finding the size of each group, or finding the number of equal groups.”

• Unit 5, Fractions as Numbers, Unit Overview, Unit Learning Goals, full Unit Narrative, includes an overview of how the math of this module builds from previous work in math. “In this unit, students make sense of fractions as numbers, using various diagrams to represent and reason about fractions, compare their size, and relate them to whole numbers. The denominators of the fractions explored here are limited to 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8. In grade 2, students partitioned circles and rectangles into equal parts and used the language “halves,” “thirds,” and “fourths.” Students begin this unit in a similar way, by reasoning about the size of shaded parts in shapes. Next, they create fraction strips by folding strips of paper into equal parts and later represent the strips as tape diagrams. Using fraction strips and tape diagrams to represent fractions prepare students to think about fractions more abstractly: as lengths and locations on the number line. This work builds on students’ prior experience with representing whole numbers on the number line.”

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Materials provide strategies for informing all stakeholders, including students, parents, or caregivers about the program and suggestions for how they can help support student progress and achievement.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 provide strategies for informing all stakeholders, including students, parents, or caregivers about the program and suggestions for how they can help support student progress and achievement.

Each unit has corresponding Family Support Materials (also in Spanish) that provide a variety of supports for families, including the core focus for each section in each unit, and Try It At Home!. Examples include:

• Course Overview, Unit 2, Area and Multiplication, Home Connection, Family Support Material, “In this unit, students learn about the concept of area and relate area to multiplication and addition. Section A: Concepts of Area Measurement. In this section, students make sense of the area of flat shapes. They learn that the area of a shape is the amount of space it covers, and it can be measured by the number of square units that cover it without gaps or overlaps. Students explore this idea by tiling shapes with squares and counting the number of squares. Section B: Relate Area to Multiplication. In this section, students relate the area of rectangles to multiplication. They see that rectangles can be tiled with squares in equal-size rows (or columns), so if the rectangle is 6 units by 4 units, there are 6 groups of 4 or 4 groups of 6. The number of square units is then 6\times4 or 4\times6. Students come to understand that multiplying the side lengths of a rectangle gives the same number of squares as counting them. A rectangle that is 3 units by 6 units can be tiled with 3 rows of 6 squares, so its area is 6\times3 or 18 square units. Students then use these ideas to solve real-world story problems related to area. Section C: Find Area of Figures Composed of Rectangles. In this section, students find the area of figures composed of rectangles. They do so by decomposing (breaking apart) the figures into non-overlapping rectangles, finding the area of each rectangle, and adding all the areas. Students also use the structure of rectangles to find missing side lengths in figures composed of rectangles.”

• Course Overview, Unit 3, Wrapping Up Addition and Subtraction within 1,000, Additional Resources, Home Connection, Family Support Material, “Print or share this guide to support families support their students with the key concepts and ideas in Grade 3 Unit 3. In this unit, students use their understanding of place value to round whole numbers and to add and subtract within 1,000. They also solve two-step problems. Section A: Add within 1,000, Section B: Subtract within 1,000, Section C: Round within 1,000, Section D: Solve Two-Step Problems.” The guide also includes a Spanish language version.

• Course Overview, Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Additional Resources, Home School Connection, Family Support Material, Try It At Home! section, “Near the end of the unit, ask your student to find answers to the following problems: 6\times16, 98\div7 Questions that may be helpful as they work: How did you break up the problem to make it easier for you to solve? Can you rewrite the division problem as a multiplication problem?”

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Materials provide explanations of the instructional approaches of the program and identification of the research-based strategies.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for providing explanations of the instructional approaches of the program and identification of the research-based strategies.

Instructional approaches of the program are described within the Curriculum Guide, Why is the curriculum designed this way? Design Principles. “It is our intent to create a problem-based curriculum that fosters the development of mathematics learning communities in classrooms, gives students access to the materials through coherent progression, and provides teachers the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of mathematics, student thinking, and their own teaching practice. Examples from the Design principles include:

• Curriculum Guide, Why is the curriculum designed this way?, Design principles, includes information about the 11 principles that informed the design of the materials. Balancing Rigor, “There are three aspects of rigor essential to mathematics: conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, and the ability to apply these concepts and skills to mathematical problems with and without real-world contexts. These aspects are developed together and are therefore interconnected in the materials in ways that support student understanding.  Opportunities to connect new representations and language to prior learning support students in building conceptual understanding. Access to new mathematics and problems prompts students to apply their conceptual understanding and procedural fluency to novel situations. Warm-ups, practice problems, centers, and other built-in routines help students develop procedural fluency, which develops over time.”

• Curriculum Guide, Why is the curriculum designed this way?, Design Principles, Task Complexity, “Mathematical tasks can be complex in different ways, with the source of complexity varying based on students’ prior understandings, backgrounds, and experiences. In the curriculum, careful attention is given to the complexity of contexts, numbers, and required computation, as well as to students’ potential familiarity with given contexts and representations. To help students navigate possible complexities without losing the intended mathematics, teachers can look to warm-ups and activity launches for built-in preparation, and to teacher-facing narratives for further guidance. In addition to tasks that provide access to the mathematics for all students, the materials provide guidance for teachers on how to ensure that during the tasks, all students are provided the opportunity to engage in the mathematical practices. More details are given below about teacher reflection questions, and other fields in the lesson plans help teachers assure that all students not only have access to the mathematics, but the opportunity to truly engage in the mathematics.”

Research-based strategies within the program are cited and described within the Curriculum Guide, within Why is the curriculum designed this way?. There are four sections in this part of the Curriculum Guide including Design Principles, Key Structures, Mathematical Representations, and Further Reading.  Examples of research-based strategies include:

• Curriculum Guide, Why is the curriculum designed this way?, Further Reading, Entire Series, The Number Line: Unifying the Evolving Definition of Number in K–12 Mathematics. “In this article, the authors (Lahme, McLeman, Nakamaye, and Umland) focus their attention on the selection of definitions, notation, and graphical conventions surrounding the development of the real numbers from kindergarten to grade 12, and address the work that students might do in later years.”

• Curriculum Guide, Why is the curriculum designed this way?, Further Reading, Unit 1, Ratio Tables are not Elementary. “In this blog post, McCallum discusses the difference between multiplication tables and tables of equivalent ratios, highlighting how K–5 arithmetic work prepares students to make sense of these tables.” Unit 3, “To learn more about the order of operations, see: A world without order (of operations). In this blog post, McCallum describes a world with only parentheses to guide the order of operations and discusses why the conventional order of operations is useful.” Unit 5,  “Fractions: Units and Equivalence. In this blog post, McCallum discusses equivalent fractions as the same numbers in different units.”

• Curriculum Guide, Why is the curriculum designed this way?, Design Principles, Instructional Routines, “Instructional routines provide opportunities for all students to engage and contribute to mathematical conversations. Instructional routines are invitational, promote discourse, and are predictable in nature.” They are “enacted in classrooms to structure the relationship between the teacher and the students around content in ways that consistently maintain high expectations of student learning while adapting to the contingencies of particular instructional interactions.” (Kazemi, Franke, & Lampert, 2009)

• Curriculum Guide, Why is the curriculum designed this way?, Design Principles, Using the 5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Discussions, “Promoting productive and meaningful conversations between students and teachers is essential to success in a problem-based classroom. The Instructional Routines section of the teacher course guide describes the framework presented in 5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematical Discussions (Smith & Stein, 2011) and points teachers to the book for further reading. In all lessons, teachers are supported in the practices of anticipating, monitoring, and selecting student work to share during whole-group discussions. In lessons in which there are opportunities for students to make connections between representations, strategies, concepts, and procedures, the lesson and activity narratives provide support for teachers to also use the practices of sequencing and connecting, and the lesson is tagged so teachers can easily identify these opportunities. Teachers have opportunities in curriculum workshops and PLCs to practice and reflect on their own enactment of the 5 Practices.”

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Materials provide a comprehensive list of supplies needed to support instructional activities.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for providing a comprehensive list of supplies needed to support instructional activities.

The Course Overview, Grade-level resources, provides a Materials List intended for teachers to gather materials for each grade level. Additionally, specific lessons include a Teaching Notes section and a Materials List, which include specific lists of instructional materials for lessons. Examples include:

• Course Overview, Grade Level Resources, Grade 3 Materials List, contains a comprehensive chart of all materials needed for the curriculum.  It includes the materials used throughout the curriculum, whether they are reusable or consumable, quantity needed, lessons the materials are used in, and suitable substitutes for the materials. Each lesson listed in the chart and any additional virtual materials noted for a lesson are digitally linked in the materials for quick access. Pattern blocks are a reusable material used in lesson 3.2.1. 60 hexagons and trapezoids, 120 squares and rhombuses, and 240 triangles are needed per 30 students. Cut out shapes from paper or cardstock and Virtual Pattern Blocks are suitable substitutes.

Grid paper is a consumable material used in lessons 3.2.10, 3.4.15, and 3.4.20. 180 pages (about 2 pages per activity per student) are needed for 30 students. Paper and Virtual Grid Paper are suitable substitutes for the material. Rulers (with whole units) are a reusable material used in lessons 3.2.6 and  3.2.8. 15 rulers per 30 students. A cut out ruler to scale is a suitable substitute for the material.

• Course Overview, Grade Level Resources, Grade 3 Picture Books, contains a “list of suggested picture books to read throughout the curriculum.” Unit 2, Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson is used. Unit 2, City Green by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan is used.

• Unit 1, Introducing Multiplication, Lesson 18, Activity 1, Teaching Notes, Materials to gather, “Connecting cubes or counters.” Launch, “Give students access to connecting cubes or counters. Take a minute to represent this situation with an array. You can use drawings or objects.” Activity, “Work with your partner to represent the next three situations with an array. Be prepared to share how you see equal groups in your array. Have students share an array for problems 2–4. Try to show both drawings and arrays made of objects.”

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#### Criterion 3.2: Assessment

The program includes a system of assessments identifying how materials provide tools, guidance, and support for teachers to collect, interpret, and act on data about student progress towards the standards.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 partially meet expectations for Assessment. The materials identify the standards and the mathematical practices assessed in formal assessments. The materials provide multiple opportunities to determine students' learning and sufficient guidance to teachers for interpreting student performance but do not provide suggestions for follow-up. The materials include opportunities for students to demonstrate the full intent of grade-level standards and mathematical practices across the series.

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Assessment information is included in the materials to indicate which standards are assessed.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for having assessment information included in the materials to indicate which standards are assessed. The materials consistently identify the content standards assessed for formal assessments, and the materials provide guidance, including the identification of specific lessons, as to how the mathematical practices can be assessed across the series.

End-of-Unit Assessments and End-of-Course Assessments consistently and accurately identify grade-level content standards within each End-of-Unit Assessment answer key. Examples from formal assessments include:

• Unit 1, Introducing Multiplication, End-of-Unit Assessment answer key, denotes standards addressed for each problem. Problem 3, 3.OA.1, “Write a multiplication expression that could represent the number of dots in each drawing.”

• Unit 6, Measuring Length, Time, Liquid Volume, and Weight, End-of-Unit Assessment answer key, denotes standards addressed for each problem. Problem 6, 3.MD.2, “A young humpback whale weighs 835 kg. A young killer whale weighs 143 kg. How much heavier is the humpback whale than the killer whale? Explain or show your reasoning.”

• Unit 8, Putting it All Together, End-of-Course Assessment answer key, denotes standards addressed for each problem. Problem 17, 3.OA.2, “a. Write a division equation for each situation. Use “?” for the unknown quantity. i. There are 35 students in the room. They are seated at 7 tables, with the same number of students at each table. How many students are at each table? ii. There are 35 students in the room. There are 7 students seated at each table. How many tables of students are there? b. How are the situations the same? How are they different?”

Guidance is provided within materials for assessing progress of the Mathematical Practices. According to IM K-5 Curriculum Guide, How do you assess progress?, Standards For Mathematical Practice, “Because using the mathematical practices is part of a process for engaging with mathematical content, we suggest assessing the Mathematical Practices formatively. For example, if you notice that most students do not use appropriate tools strategically (MP5), plan in future lessons to select and highlight work from students who have chosen different tools.” For each grade, there is a chart outlining a handful of lessons in each unit that showcase certain mathematical practices. There is also guidance provided for tracking progress against “I can” statements aligned to each practice. “Since the Mathematical Practices in action can take many forms, a list of learning targets for each Mathematical Practice is provided to support teachers and students in recognizing when engagement with a particular Mathematical Practice is happening. The intent of the list is not that students check off every item on the list. Rather, the “I can” statements are examples of the types of actions students could do if they are engaging with a particular Mathematical Practice.” Examples include:

• IM K-5 Curriculum Guide, How do you assess progress? Standards For Mathematical Practice, Standards for Mathematical Practices Chart, Grade 3, MP2 is found in Unit 5, Lessons 4, 12, 15, and 17.

• IM K-5 Curriculum Guide, How do you assess progress? Standards For Mathematical Practice, Standards for Mathematical Practices Chart, Grade 3, MP4 is found in Unit 6, Lessons 7, 8, 11, 14, and 16.

• IM K-5 Curriculum Guide, How do you assess progress? Standards For Mathematical Practice, Standards for Mathematical Practice Student Facing Learning Targets, “MP1 I Can Make Sense of Problems and Persevere in Solving Them. I can ask questions to make sure I understand the problem. I can say the problem in my own words. I can keep working when things aren’t going well and try again. I can show at least one try to figure out or solve the problem. I can check that my solution makes sense.”

• IM K-5 Curriculum Guide, How do you assess progress? Standards For Mathematical Practice, Standards for Mathematical Practice Student Facing Learning Targets, “MP5 I Can Use Appropriate Tools Strategically. I can choose a tool that will help me make sense of a problem. These tools might include counters, base-ten blocks, tiles, a protractor, ruler, patty paper, graph, table, or external resources. I can use tools to help explain my thinking. I know how to use a variety of math tools to solve a problem.”

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Assessment system provides multiple opportunities throughout the grade, course, and/or series to determine students' learning and sufficient guidance to teachers for interpreting student performance and suggestions for follow-up.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 partially meet expectations for including an assessment system that provides multiple opportunities throughout the grade, course, and/or series to determine students’ learning and sufficient guidance to teachers for interpreting student performance and suggestions for follow-up.

Each End-of-Unit Assessment and End-of-Unit Course Assessment provides an answer key and standard alignment. According to the Curriculum Guide, How do you assess progress?, “All summative assessment problems include a complete solution and standard alignment. Multiple choice and multiple response problems often include a reason for each potential error a student might make.” Examples from the assessment system include:

• Unit 3, Wrapping Up Addition and Subtraction Within 1,000, End-of-Unit Assessment, Problem 3, “Find the value of each difference. Explain or show your reasoning. a. 568-347. b. 541-228.” End-of-Unit Assessment Answer Key, “Students perform subtraction within 1,000 and explain their strategy with equations. The numbers for the first problem are chosen so that no decomposition is required to perform the operation. The numbers for the second problem require decomposition of a ten if students subtract by place value. Students have a variety of ways to show their work including representing the numbers in expanded form or decomposing the numbers by place value to perform subtraction without writing the numbers out in expanded form. Students may also use equations and add on to find the difference. This method works well for the second problem.” The answer key aligns this question to 3.NBT.2.

• Unit 5, Fractions as Numbers, End-of-Unit Assessment, Problem 1, “Shade \frac{5}{8} of the rectangle.” End-of-Unit Assessment Answer Key, “Students shade a fraction of a rectangle. They can divide the rectangle into 8 equal parts in several different ways. The most likely choices are all vertical cuts or one horizontal cut and 3 vertical cuts as shown in the sample response. Since students are making the divisions freehand, the 8 parts do not need to be exactly equal. They also may choose to shade any 5 of the pieces.” The answer key aligns this question to 3.G.2, 3.NF.1.

• Unit 7, Two-dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, End-of-Unit Assessment, Problem 3, “Find the perimeter of the rectangle. Explain or show your reasoning.” A rectangle is shown with a length of 10 inches and a width of 6 inches. End-of-Unit Assessment Answer Key, “Students find the perimeter of a rectangle. Only two side lengths have been labeled, and the rectangle does not lie on a grid, so students will rely on their knowledge that opposite sides of a rectangle have the same length. The numbers are chosen so students should not struggle with the arithmetic part of this item.” The answer key aligns this question to 3.G.1.

While assessments provide guidance to teachers for interpreting student performance, suggestions for follow-up with students are minimal or absent. Cool Downs, at the end of each lesson, include some suggestions for teachers. According to the Curriculum Guide, Cool-Downs, “The cool-down (also known as an exit slip or exit ticket) is to be given to students at the end of the lesson. This activity serves as a brief check-in to determine whether students understood the main concepts of that lesson. Teachers can use this as a formative assessment to plan further instruction. When appropriate, guidance for unfinished learning, evidenced by the cool-down, is provided in two categories: next-day support and prior-unit support. This guidance is meant to provide teachers ways in which to continue grade-level content while also giving students the additional support they may need.“ An example includes:

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Lesson 15, Cool-down, Student Task Statements, “A rectangle is 6 feet by 15 feet. What is the area of the rectangle? Explain or show your reasoning.” Responding to Student Thinking, “Students use an inefficient method that results in an error, such as drawing 6 groups of 15 and miscounting or skip counting by 6 and making a mistake in the count.” Next Day Supports, “Before the warm-up, pass back the cool-down and have students discuss strategies they could use to find the product.” This problem aligns to 3.OA.3.

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Assessments include opportunities for students to demonstrate the full intent of grade-level/course-level standards and practices across the series.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for providing assessments that include opportunities for students to demonstrate the full intent of grade-level standards and practices across the series.

Formative assessment opportunities include instructional tasks, practice problems, and checklists in each section of each unit. Summative assessments include End-of-Unit Assessments and the End-of-Course Assessment. Assessments regularly demonstrate the full intent of grade-level content and practice standards through a variety of item types including multiple choice, multiple response, short answer, restricted constructed response, and extended response. Examples of summative assessment items include:

• Unit 2, Area and Multiplication, End-of-Unit Assessment, develops the full intent of 3.OA.7, fluently multiply and divide within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division (e.g., knowing that 8\times5=40, one knows 40\div5=8) or properties of operations. Problem 6, “Find the value of each expression. a. 4\times7. b. 3\times9. c. 6\times4. d. 5\times8.”

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, End-of-Unit Assessment problems develops the full intent of 3.OA.5, apply properties of operations as strategies to multiply and divide. Problem 6, “Find the value of each expression. Explain or show your reasoning. a. 11\times8, b. 7\times40, c. 5\times13.”

• Unit 6, Measuring Length, Time, Liquid Volume, and Weight, End-of-Unit Assessment problems support the full intent of MP6, attend to precision, as students choose objects that weigh about 1 kilogram. Problem 2, “Select 3 items that weigh about 1 kilogram. A. pencil, B. laptop computer, C. pineapple, D. paper clip, E. car, F. dictionary.”

• Unit 8, Putting It All Together, End-of-Course Assessment problems supports the full intent of MP3, construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others, as students choose plants for a garden. Problem 15, “Lin's class is designing a garden at school. Their garden is a rectangle that is 8 feet by 12 feet. The table shows how far some different plants need on all sides to grow well. a. Which plant takes up the most amount of space? Which plant takes up the least amount of space? b. Andre wants to plant pumpkins. Lin says that there is not enough room. Do you agree with Lin? Explain or show your reasoning. c. How many lettuce plants can the class fit in the garden? Explain or show your reasoning.”

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Assessments offer accommodations that allow students to demonstrate their knowledge and skills without changing the content of the assessment.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 offer accommodations that allow students to demonstrate their knowledge and skills without changing the content of the assessment. The general accommodations are provided within the Teacher Guide in the section, “Universal Design for Learning and Access for Students with Disabilities.” These accommodations are provided at the program level and not specific to each assessment throughout the materials.

Examples of accommodations to be applied throughout the assessments include:

• Curriculum Guide, How do the materials support all learners?, Access for students with disabilities, UDL Strategies to Enhance Access, “Present content using multiple modalities: Act it out, think aloud, use gestures, use a picture, show a video, demonstrate with objects or manipulatives. Annotate displays with specific language, different colors, shading, arrows, labels, notes, diagrams, or drawings. Provide appropriate reading accommodations. Highlight connections between representations to make patterns and properties explicit. Present problems or contexts in multiple ways, with diagrams, drawings, pictures, media, tables, graphs, or other mathematical representations. Use translations, descriptions, movement, and images to support unfamiliar words or phrases.”

• Curriculum Guide, How do you assess progress? End-of-Unit Assessments, “Teachers may choose to grade these assessments in a standardized fashion, but may also choose to grade more formatively by asking students to show and explain their work on all problems. Teachers may also decide to make changes to the provided assessments to better suit their needs. If making changes, teachers are encouraged to keep the format of problem types provided, and to include problems of different types and different levels of difficulty.”

#### Criterion 3.3: Student Supports

The program includes materials designed for each child’s regular and active participation in grade-level/grade-band/series content.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for Student Supports. The materials provide: strategies and supports for students in special populations and for students who read, write, and/or speak in a language other than English to support their regular and active participation in learning grade-level mathematics; multiple extensions and/or opportunities for students to engage with grade-level mathematics at higher levels of complexity; and manipulatives, both virtual and physical, that are accurate representations of the mathematical objects they represent and, when appropriate, are connected to written methods.

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Materials provide strategies and supports for students in special populations to support their regular and active participation in learning grade-level/series mathematics.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for providing strategies and supports for students in special populations to support their regular and active participation in learning grade-level mathematics.

Materials regularly provide strategies, supports, and resources for students in special populations to help them access grade-level mathematics. In the Curriculum Guide, How do the materials support all learners? Access for Students with Disabilities, “These materials empower all students with activities that capitalize on their existing strengths and abilities to ensure that all learners can participate meaningfully in rigorous mathematical content. Lessons support a flexible approach to instruction and provide teachers with options for additional support to address the needs of a diverse group of students, positioning all learners as competent, valued contributors. When planning to support access, teachers should consider the strengths and needs of their particular students. The following areas of cognitive functioning are integral to learning mathematics (Addressing Accessibility Project, Brodesky et al., 2002). Conceptual Processing includes perceptual reasoning, problem solving, and metacognition. Language includes auditory and visual language processing and expression. Visual-Spatial Processing includes processing visual information and understanding relation in space of visual mathematical representations and geometric concepts. Organization includes organizational skills, attention, and focus. Memory includes working memory and short-term memory. Attention includes paying attention to details, maintaining focus, and filtering out extraneous information. Social-Emotional Functioning includes interpersonal skills and the cognitive comfort and safety required in order to take risks and make mistakes. Fine-motor Skills include tasks that require small muscle movement and coordination such as manipulating objects (graphing, cutting with scissors, writing.)”

Examples include:

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Lesson 3, Activity 3, Narrative, Access for Students with Disabilities, “Engagement: Provide Access by Recruiting Interest. Leverage choice around perceived challenge. Invite students to select at least 3 of the 6 problems to complete. Supports accessibility for: Organization, Attention, Social-emotional skills.

• Unit 5, Fractions as Numbers, Lesson 15, Activity 2, Narrative, Access for Students with Disabilities, “Representation: Access for Perception. To support understanding, begin by demonstrating how to play one round of “Spin to Win.” Supports accessibility for: Memory, Social-Emotional Functioning.

• Unit 8, Putting It All Together, Lesson 3, Activity 1, Narrative, Access for Students with Disabilities, “Engagement: Develop Effort and Persistence: Chunk this task into more manageable parts. Check in with students to provide feedback and encouragement after each round. Supports accessibility for: Organization, Focus.”

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Materials provide extensions and/or opportunities for students to engage with grade-level/course-level mathematics at higher levels of complexity.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for providing extensions and/or opportunities for students to engage with grade-level mathematics at higher levels of complexity.

While there are no instances where advanced students do more assignments than classmates, materials do provide multiple opportunities for students to investigate grade-level content at a higher level of complexity. These are found in a section titled, “Exploration Problems” within lessons where appropriate. According to the IM K-5 Teacher Guide, How do you use the materials?, Practice Problems, Exploration Problems, “Each practice problem set also includes exploration questions that provide an opportunity for differentiation for students ready for more of a challenge. There are two types of exploration questions. One type is a hands-on activity that students can do directly related to the material of the unit, either in class if they have free time, or at home. The second type of exploration is more open-ended and challenging. These problems go deeper into grade-level mathematics. They are not routine or procedural, and they are not just “the same thing again but with harder numbers. Exploration questions are intended to be used on an opt-in basis by students if they finish a main class activity early or want to do more mathematics on their own. It is not expected that an entire class engages in exploration problems, and it is not expected that any student works on all of them. Exploration problems may also be good fodder for a Problem of the Week or similar structure.”

Examples include:

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication and Division, Section D: Dividing Larger Numbers, Problem 7, Exploration, “What are the different ways you can divide 48 objects into equal groups? 1. Make a list. 2. Write a multiplication or division equation for each different way.”

• Unit 6, Measuring Length, Time, Liquid Volume, and Weight, Section C: Problems Involving Time, Problem 5, Exploration, “Priya drew this clock face to show 3:15. Do you think Priya’s clock face is accurate? Explain or show your reasoning.”

• Unit 7, Two-dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, Section B: What is Perimeter?, Problem 6, Exploration, “1. Draw some different shapes that you can find the perimeter of. Then find their perimeters. 2. Can you draw a rectangle whose perimeter is odd? Explain or show your reasoning. 3. Can you draw a pentagon or hexagon (or a figure with even more sides) whose perimeter is odd?”

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Materials provide varied approaches to learning tasks over time and variety in how students are expected to demonstrate their learning with opportunities for students to monitor their learning.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics 3 provide various approaches to learning tasks over time and variety in how students are expected to demonstrate their learning, but do not provide opportunities for students to monitor their learning.

Students engage with problem-solving in a variety of ways: Warm-up, Instructional Activities, Cool-down, and Centers, which is a key component of the program. According to the Curriculum Guide, Why is the curriculum designed this way? Design principles, Coherent Progression, “Each lesson starts with a warm-up to activate prior knowledge and set up the work of the day. This is followed by instructional activities in which students are introduced to new concepts, procedures, contexts, or representations, or make connections between them. The lesson ends with a synthesis to consolidate understanding and make the learning goals of the lesson explicit, followed by a cool-down to apply what was learned.”

Examples of varied approaches include:

• Unit 2, Area and Multiplication, Lesson 10, Cool-down, students “solve problems involving area.” Student Task Statements, “Kiran bought two pieces of fabric. The black fabric is 9 yards by 2 yards. The purple fabric is 4 yards by 5 yards. Which piece of fabric has the larger area? Explain or show your reasoning.”

• Unit 6, Measuring Length, Time, Liquid Volume, and Weight, Lesson 6, Warm-up, Launch, students learn to measure and estimate the weight of objects in grams or kilograms. “Display the image. What do you notice? What do you wonder?”

• Unit 7, Two-Dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, Lesson 9, Activity 2, students “solve problems in situations that involve perimeter.” Activity, “‘Take some time to solve these problems on your own.’ 5 minutes: independent work time. ‘Share with your partner your reasoning on your favorite problem.’ 2 minutes: partner discussion. Monitor for a variety of ways students solve these problems, such as by drawing a diagram or writing expressions or equations.” Student Task Statements, “Solve each problem. Explain or show your reasoning. 1) A rectangular park is 70 feet on the shorter side and 120 feet on the longer side. How many feet of fencing is needed to enclose the boundary of the park?”

• Center, Number Line Scoot (2–3), Stage 2: Halves, Thirds, and Fourths, students generate numbers and move that interval on a number line. Narrative, “Students take turns rolling a number cube and using the number as a numerator in a fraction with a denominator of 2, 3 or 4. Students move their centimeter cube that interval on one of the shared number lines. Each time a cube lands exactly on the last tick mark of one of the number lines, the player who moved it keeps the cube and puts a new cube on zero on that number line. The first player to collect five cubes wins.”

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Materials provide opportunities for teachers to use a variety of grouping strategies.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 provide opportunities for teachers to use a variety of grouping strategies. Suggested grouping strategies are consistently present within activity launch and include guidance for whole group, small group, pairs, or individual. Examples include:

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Lesson 14, Activity 2, Launch, “Groups of 2. ‘We’re going to look at three different ways students showed the same expression. What do you notice? What do you wonder?’ (Students may notice: You can see all the squares in the first 2 diagrams, but not in the last one. The middle diagram looks like base-ten blocks. Students may wonder: Why would you choose to use one of these diagrams? What numbers were they multiplying?) 1 minute: quiet think time. ‘Share responses.’” Activity: “Andre, Clare, and Diego represented the same expression. Their representations are shown below. (Names are listed with representations below: Andre, Clare, Diego, Area diagram. Rectangle divided into 2 parts. Base ten blocks. Area diagram.) ‘Where do you see the factors in each diagram? Where do you see the product in each diagram? Work with your partner to tell how you see the factors in each diagram and how you see the product in each diagram.’ 5–7 minutes: partner work time.”

• Unit 5, Fractions as Numbers, Lesson 13, Activity 2, Launch, “Groups of 3. ‘Take a moment to look at the table and the numbers in the table. How do you think the table works?’ 1 minute: quiet think time. ‘Share responses. In your group, take turns explaining why \frac{4}{1} is equivalent to 4, \frac{30}{6} is equivalent to 5, and \frac{48}{8} is equivalent to 6.’ 2 minutes: group discussion. Activity: ‘Work with your group to complete the table. Start by writing two fractions that are equivalent to each whole number: 4, 5, and 6.’ 2 minutes: independent work time. ‘Pass your paper to your right. On the paper you receive, write one new fraction that is equivalent to a whole number of your choice. Keep passing and writing one additional fraction for a whole number until the table is complete.’ Encourage students to ask clarifying questions before they begin. 7–8 minutes: group work time. ‘Be prepared to explain how you know what fractions to write for each whole number.’ Monitor for students who: use a number line (either draw a new one or extend those from an earlier activity), extend a pattern they noticed in fractions that are equivalent to whole numbers, use multiplication facts.”

• Unit 7, Two-dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, Lesson 3, Activity 2, Launch, “Groups of 2 ‘Now you’re going to play Mystery Quadrilateral with your partner. Re-read the directions for the game, then think about some words that may be helpful as you play.’ (side, angle, right angle, equal, skinny, tall, slanted). 1 minute: quiet think time. ‘Share and record responses.’ This activity launch continues on the next slide.” Activity: “Partner A: Choose a shape from the group of quadrilaterals. Place it in the mystery quadrilateral folder without your partner seeing it. Partner B: Ask up to 5 “yes” or “no” questions to identify the quadrilateral. Then guess which quadrilateral is the mystery quadrilateral. Partner A: Show your partner the mystery quadrilateral. Switch roles and play again. Play Mystery Quadrilateral with your partner. Be sure to take turns hiding the shape and guessing the shape.” 10–15 minutes: partner work time.”

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Materials provide strategies and supports for students who read, write, and/or speak in a language other than English to regularly participate in learning grade-level mathematics.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for providing strategies and supports for students who read, write, and/or speak in a language other than English to regularly participate in learning grade-level mathematics.

Guidance is consistently provided for teachers to support students who read, write, and/or speak in a language other than English, providing scaffolds for them to meet or exceed grade-level standards. According to the Curriculum Guide, How do the materials support all learners? Mathematical language development, “Embedded within the curriculum are instructional routines and supports to help teachers address the specialized academic language demands when planning and delivering lessons, including the demands of reading, writing, speaking, listening, conversing, and representing in math (Aguirre & Bunch, 2012). While these instructional routines and supports can and should be used to support all students learning mathematics, they are particularly well-suited to meet the needs of linguistically and culturally diverse students who are learning mathematics while simultaneously acquiring English. Mathematical Language Routines (MLR) are also included in each lesson’s Support for English learners, to provide teachers with additional language strategies to meet the individual needs of their students. Teachers can use the suggested MLRs as appropriate to provide students with access to an activity without reducing the mathematical demand of the task. When selecting from these supports, teachers should take into account the language demands of the specific activity and the language needed to engage the content more broadly, in relation to their students’ current ways of using language to communicate ideas as well as their students’ English language proficiency. Using these supports can help maintain student engagement in mathematical discourse and ensure that struggle remains productive. All of the supports are designed to be used as needed, and use should fade out as students develop understanding and fluency with the English language.” The series provides principles that promote mathematical language use and development:

• Principle 1. Support sense-making: Scaffold tasks and amplify language so students can make their own meaning.

• Principle 2. Optimize output: Strengthen opportunities for students to describe their mathematical thinking to others, orally, visually, and in writing.

• Principle 3. Cultivate conversation: Strengthen opportunities for constructive mathematical conversations.

• Principle 4. Maximize meta-awareness: Strengthen the meta-connections and distinctions between mathematical ideas, reasoning, and language.

The series also provides Mathematical Language Routines (MLR) in each lesson. Curriculum Guide, How do the materials support all learners? Mathematical language development, “A mathematical language routine is a structured but adaptable format for amplifying, assessing, and developing students' language. The MLRs were selected because they are effective and practical for simultaneously learning mathematical practices, content, and language. These routines can be adapted and incorporated across lessons in each unit to fit the mathematical work wherever there are productive opportunities to support students in using and improving their English and disciplinary language use. These routines facilitate attention to student language in ways that support in-the-moment teacher, peer, and self-assessment. The feedback enabled by these routines will help students revise and refine not only the way they organize and communicate their own ideas, but also ask questions to clarify their understanding of others’ ideas.” Examples include:

• Unit 1, Introducing Multiplication, Lesson 14, Activity 1, Teaching Notes, Access for English Learners, “MLR8 Discussion Supports. Invite students to take turns finding a match and explaining their reasoning to their partner. Display the following sentence frames for all to see: “I noticed ___ , so I matched . . .” Encourage students to challenge each other when they disagree. Advances: Conversing, Representing.

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Lesson 13, Activity 2, Teaching Notes, Access for English Learners, “MLR7 Compare and Connect. Synthesis: After the Gallery Walk, lead a discussion comparing, contrasting, and connecting the different representations. “How did the number of chairs show up in each method? Why did the different approaches lead to the same outcome?” To amplify student language, and illustrate connections, follow along and point to the relevant parts of the displays as students speak. Advances: Representing, Conversing”Unit 6, Measuring Length, Time, Liquid Volume, and Weight, Lesson 1, Activity 2, Teaching notes, Access for English Learners, “MLR2 Collect and Display. Circulate, listen for and collect the language and numbers students use as they measure objects. On a visible display, record numbers, words and phrases such as: seven half inches, seven halves of an inch, \frac{7}{2}, between 2 and 3 inches, six and a half inches, 6\frac{1}{2}, and less than 5 inches. Invite students to borrow language from the display as needed, and update it throughout the lesson. Advances: Conversing, Reading.

• Unit 7, Two-dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, Lesson 6, Activity 2, Teaching Notes, Access for English Learners, “MLR8 Discussion Supports. Synthesis: To support the transfer of new vocabulary to long-term memory, invite students to chorally repeat these phrases in unison 1–2 times: perimeter and distance around a shape. Advances: Speaking.

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Materials provide a balance of images or information about people, representing various demographic and physical characteristics.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 provide a balance of images or information about people, representing various demographic and physical characteristics.

The characters in the student materials represent different races and portray people from many ethnicities in a positive, respectful manner, with no demographic bias for who achieves success in the context of problems. Characters in the program are illustrations of children or adults with representation of different races and populations of students. Names include multi-cultural references such as Kiran, Mai, Elena, Diego, and Han. Problem settings vary from rural to urban and international locations.

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Materials provide guidance to encourage teachers to draw upon student home language to facilitate learning.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 partially provide guidance to encourage teachers to draw upon student home language to facilitate learning.

The student materials are available in Spanish. Directions for teachers are in English with prompts for students available in Spanish. The student materials including Warm ups, Activities, Cool-downs, Centers, and Assessments are in Spanish for students.

The IM K-5 Curriculum Guide includes a section titled, “Mathematical Language Development” which outlines the program’s approach towards language development in conjunction with the problem-based approach to learning mathematics. This includes the regular use of Mathematical Language Routines, “A mathematical language routine is a structured but adaptable format for amplifying, assessing, and developing students' language. The mathematical language routines were selected because they are effective and practical for simultaneously learning mathematical practices, content, and language. These routines can be adapted and incorporated across lessons in each unit to fit the mathematical work wherever there are productive opportunities to support students in using and improving their English and disciplinary language use. These routines facilitate attention to student language in ways that support in-the-moment teacher, peer, and self-assessment. The feedback enabled by these routines will help students revise and refine not only the way they organize and communicate their own ideas, but also ask questions to clarify their understanding of others’ ideas.” While Mathematical Language Routines (MLRs) are regularly embedded within lessons and support mathematical language development, they do not include specific suggestions for drawing on a student’s home language.

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Materials provide guidance to encourage teachers to draw upon student cultural and social backgrounds to facilitate learning.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 provide some guidance to encourage teachers to draw upon student cultural and social backgrounds to facilitate learning.

Spanish materials are consistently accessible for a variety of stakeholders within the Family Support Materials for each unit. Within lessons, cultural connections are included within the context of problem solving, picture book centers, or games. Examples include:

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Lesson 4, Activity 1, students reference toys called spinning tops as they match division expressions to division situations. Narrative, “The purpose of this activity is for students to match division expressions to division situations. Students should justify their matches by articulating how the numbers in the expression connect to what is happening in the situation (MP2).” Launch, “Groups of 2 Display the image. ‘These are toys called spinning tops, or sometimes just called tops. They are played with in many cultures. What are some other toys that you know about?’ 30 seconds: quiet think time. ‘Share responses. Now we’re going to work with some situations that involve spinning tops. We’ll see situations about other toys in upcoming activities.’” Student Tasks Statements, “Spinning tops are popular around the world. Here are spinning tops from a few different cultures. Match each situation about spinning tops with an expression that can represent it. 1. Clare has a collection of 24 spinning tops in four colors. She has the same number of tops in black, white, red, and green. How many tops of each color does she have? 2. Priya and her friend are decorating 24 wooden tops with paint. If each person is painting the same number of tops, how many tops is each person painting? 3. A store has 24 tops from around the world displayed in 6 boxes. Each box contains the same number of tops. How many tops are in each box? 4. Diego has 12 trompos that he wants to give as gifts. If he gives each friend 2 trompos, how many friends can get them as gifts? 5. Six friends are playing with 12 dreidels. If everyone is playing with the same number of dreidels, how many dreidels does each person have?”

• Unit 6, Measuring Length, Time, Liquid Volume, and Weight, Lesson 6, Warm-up, students reference weight of fruits when they look at an image of a fruit stand and a worker. Narrative, “The purpose of this warm-up is to elicit the idea that weight can be measured. While students may notice and wonder many things about this image, how weight can be measured is the important discussion point.” Activity Synthesis, “Today we’ll begin learning about weight. Weight is how heavy an object is. When are some times that we think about weight? (When buying fruit or vegetables at the store. When getting a check-up at the doctor’s office.) How could weight be used to decide how much a piece of fruit should cost? (The more the fruit weighs, the more it’s going to cost because we’re getting more.)”

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Materials provide supports for different reading levels to ensure accessibility for students.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 provide some supports for different reading levels to ensure accessibility for students.

According to the Curriculum Guide, How do you use the materials? Instructional Routines, MLR6 Three Reads, “ensure that students know what they are being asked to do, create opportunities for students to reflect on the ways mathematical questions are presented, and equip students with tools used to actively make sense of mathematical situations and information (Kelemanik, Lucenta, & Creighton, 2016). This routine supports reading comprehension, sense-making, and meta- awareness of mathematical language. In this routine, students are supported in reading and interpreting a mathematical text, situation, diagram, or graph three times, each with a particular focus. Optional: At times, the intended question or main prompt may be intentionally withheld until the third read so that students can concentrate on making sense of what is happening before rushing to find a solution or method. Read #1: ‘What is this situation about?’ After a shared reading, students describe the situation or context. This is the time to identify and resolve any challenges with any non-mathematical vocabulary. (1 minute) Read #2: ‘What can be counted or measured?’ After the second read, students list all quantities, focusing on naming what is countable or measurable in the situation. Examples: ‘number of people in a room’ rather than ‘people,’ ‘number of blocks remaining’ instead of ‘blocks.’ Record the quantities as a reference to use when solving the problem after the third read. (3–5 minutes) Read #3: ‘What are different ways or strategies we can use to solve this problem?’ Students discuss possible strategies. It may be helpful for students to create diagrams to represent the relationships among quantities identified in the second read, or to represent the situation with a picture (Asturias, 2014). (1–2 minutes).” Examples include:

• Unit 2, Area and Multiplication, Lesson 10, Activity 2, MLR6: Three Reads, “Display only the problem stem, without revealing the question(s). ‘We are going to read this problem 3 times.’” 1st Read: “‘Elena is planning how to use her rectangular space in the community garden. She needs a space that is at least 20 square feet to fit her plants. She has enough soil for a garden that is 30 square feet. The space she has available has to be 3 feet on one side. What is this situation about?’ 1 minute: small-group discussion. Listen for and clarify any questions about the context. This launch continues on the next card.”

• Unit 4, Relating Multiplication to Division, Lesson 15, Warm-up, Teaching Notes, “This warm-up prompts students to compare four area diagrams that have been decomposed into two areas, each representing a product. It gives students a reason to use language precisely (MP6). It gives the teacher an opportunity to hear how students use terminology and talk about characteristics of the items in comparison to one another.”

• Unit 7, Two-dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, Lesson 1, Activity 1, Access for Students with Disabilities, “Representation: Develop Language and Symbols. Synthesis: Maintain a visible display to record new vocabulary. Invite students to suggest details (words or pictures) that will help them remember the meaning of angle and right angle.”

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Manipulatives, both virtual and physical, are accurate representations of the mathematical objects they represent and, when appropriate, are connected to written methods.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 meet expectations for providing manipulatives, both virtual and physical, that are accurate representations of the mathematical objects they represent and, when appropriate, are connected to written methods.

The materials consistently include suggestions and/or links, within the lesson notes, for virtual and physical manipulatives that support the understanding of grade-level math concepts. Examples include:

• Unit 2, Area and Multiplication, Lesson 2, Activity 1, students use inch tiles to explore area by creating shapes. Launch, “Groups of 4. Give each group inch tiles. ‘Take some tiles and build your shape.’ Activity, ‘Now work with your group to order the shapes. Be prepared to explain how you ordered the shapes.’”

• Unit 5, Fractions as Numbers, Lesson 18, Activity 1, students create a design using the fraction \frac{1}{2} as a constraint for length. Launch, “Groups of 2. ‘Let’s create a design using the fraction \frac{1}{2}. Take a minute to read the activity statement. Then, turn and talk to your partner about what you are asked to do.’ Give each student a ruler or a straightedge. Provide access to extra paper, in case requested. Activity, ‘Work with your partner to complete the activity. Use a straightedge when you draw lines to connect points.’ 10 minutes: partner work time. Monitor for different strategies and tools students use to partition the sides of the squares, such as: estimating or “eyeballing” the midpoint folding opposite sides of each square in half, copying the side length of each square onto another paper, folding it in half, and using it to mark the midpoint of all four sides using a ruler to measure.”

• Unit 8, Putting It All Together, Lesson 11, Activity 1, students play a game called Race to 1, where students practice dividing until they reach 1. Launch, “‘Let’s look at a sample game. Jada rolled a 3 on her first turn, then rolled 2 a few times afterwards. Talk with your partner about what her next move should be if she rolls 2 on her next turn.’ (She should divide 4 or 6 by 2 because those moves get her really close to one.) Give each group a number cube. Activity, ‘Play Race to 1 with your partner.’”

#### Criterion 3.4: Intentional Design

The program includes a visual design that is engaging and references or integrates digital technology, when applicable, with guidance for teachers.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 integrate technology such as interactive tools, virtual manipulatives/objects, and/or dynamic mathematics software in ways that engage students in the grade-level standards. The materials include or reference digital technology that provides opportunities for teachers and/or students to collaborate with each other. The materials have a visual design that supports students in engaging thoughtfully with the subject, and is neither distracting nor chaotic. The materials provide some teacher guidance for the use of embedded technology to support and enhance student learning.

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Materials integrate technology such as interactive tools, virtual manipulatives/objects, and/or dynamic mathematics software in ways that engage students in the grade-level/series standards, when applicable.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 integrate technology such as interactive tools, virtual manipulatives/objects, and/or dynamic mathematics software in ways that engage students in the grade-level/series standards, when applicable. For example:

• Lessons can be shared with students or provide “Live Learn” with slides and lessons presented to students digitally. In the Curriculum Guide, Feature Highlights, Recent Updates, LearnZillion Platform Updates, Enhanced Features and Functionality, “Live Learn is a new teacher-initiated feature in LearnZillion and allows for synchronous instruction and moderation virtually within the platform. You can transition from asynchronous work time to a live session with one click and connect to students in real-time whether they are learning in the classroom, at home, or anywhere in between. ​​Live Learn provides these benefits for you and your and students: Connects students and teachers in real-time​ and enables immediate feedback, offers a way to moderate synchronous instruction virtually, supports learning in the classroom or at home​, ease of use- transition from asynchronous work time to live instruction with one click​.”

Every lesson includes a “Live Lesson” that allows students to work collaboratively without a teacher’s support. For example:

• Unit 3, Two-dimensional Shapes and Perimeter, Lesson 13, Digital Student Task Statements, Activity 2, Problem 1, students solve problems that involve perimeter and area by typing their answer in a box and drawing a picture, “Solve each problem. A rectangular playground is 6 yards by 14 yards. a. How much fencing is needed to fence in the playground? Type your answer in the box. Explain or show your reasoning. Draw in the box. Select T to type.”

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Materials include or reference digital technology that provides opportunities for teachers and/or students to collaborate with each other, when applicable.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 include or reference digital technology that provides opportunities for teachers and/or students to collaborate with each other, when applicable.

“LearnZillion’s platform is constantly improving with new features and instantly available to teachers and students. We have developed some big improvements for back to schools 2020-2021!” Examples include:

• Curriculum Guide, Feature Highlights, Recent Updates, LearnZillion Platform Updates, Enhanced Features and Functionality, “New Reporting Capabilities for Teachers: NOW LIVE. New reports on student progress and performance. New data dashboard that organizes and displays performance metrics at the school, class, and student level. ​The Data Dashboard makes student performance data easy to see, understand, and manage for a more effective instructional experience.” ​

• Curriculum Guide, Feature Highlights, Recent Updates, LearnZillion Platform Updates, Enhanced Features and Functionality, “New Tools to Streamline Teacher Feedback: NOW LIVE Google Classroom grade pass back to optimize assignment grading and evaluation Updates to the My Assignments dashboard page (for students too!) New options for teachers to provide student feedback by item or by assignment.”

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The visual design (whether in print or digital) supports students in engaging thoughtfully with the subject, and is neither distracting nor chaotic.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 have a visual design (whether in print or digital) that supports students in engaging thoughtfully with the subject, and is neither distracting nor chaotic.

There is a consistent design within units and lessons that supports student understanding of the mathematics. According to the IM K-5 Curriculum Guide, Why is the curriculum designed this way?, Design Principles, “Each unit, lesson, and activity has the same overarching design structure: the learning begins with an invitation to the mathematics, is followed by a deep study of concepts and procedures, and concludes with an opportunity to consolidate understanding of mathematical ideas.” Examples from materials include:

• Each lesson follows a common format with the following components: Warm-up, one to three Activities, Lesson Synthesis, and Cool-Down, when included in lessons. The consistent structure includes a layout that is user-friendly as each component is included in order from top to bottom on the page.

• Student materials, in printed consumable format, include appropriate font size, amount and placement of directions, and space on the page for students to show their mathematical thinking.

• Teacher digital format is easy to navigate and engaging. There is ample space in the printable Student Task Statements, Assessment PDFs, and workbooks for students to capture calculations and write answers.

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Materials provide teacher guidance for the use of embedded technology to support and enhance student learning, when applicable.

The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grade 3 provide some teacher guidance for the use of embedded technology to support and enhance student learning, when applicable.

Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics provides videos for teachers to show how to use embedded technology. Examples include:

• Curriculum Guide, How do I navigate and use the LearnZillion platform? “We've compiled a few videos and lessons to help you learn more about navigating and using the materials. To get started, check out this video to learn more about how to navigate a LearnZillion Illustrative Math unit.

• Curriculum Guide, How do I navigate and use the LearnZillion platform? “Ready for more? Check out these resources which highlight features of the LearnZillion platform.” Videos include, “How do I navigate and use the features of a LearnZillion lesson? How do I personalize Illustrative Mathematics lessons on the LearnZillion platform?” A description of a video includes, “This page provides how-to's for copying lessons and making customizations for in-person and distance learning.”

• Curriculum Guide, How do I navigate and use the LearnZillion platform? Warming Up to Digital Items, “Looking for a way to prepare your students for digital activities and assessments? Check out this assessment, which is designed to expose students and teachers to the different question types you may encounter in a digital assessment. You can assign it to your students to give them practice with assessments and to also explore the data and information you receive back.”

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### Summary of Alignment & Usability for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics K-5 Math | Math

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The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grades K-2 meet expectations for Alignment to the CCSSM. In Gateway 1, the materials meet expectations for focus and coherence. In Gateway 2, the materials meet expectations for rigor and practice-content connections. In Gateway 3, the materials meet expectations for usability including Teacher Supports and Student Supports; the materials partially meet expectations for Assessment.

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The materials reviewed for Imagine Learning Illustrative Mathematics Grades 3-5 meet expectations for Alignment to the CCSSM. In Gateway 1, the materials meet expectations for focus and coherence. In Gateway 2, the materials meet expectations for rigor and practice-content connections. In Gateway 3, the materials meet expectations for usability including Teacher Supports and Student Supports; the materials partially meet expectations for Assessment.

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