Saxon Math Scope and Sequence: Course 3

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1: Numbers and Operations

1.1: Numeration

 Cannonball Clowns (Number Line Estimation)
 Comparing and Ordering Decimals
 Comparing and Ordering Fractions
 Comparing and Ordering Integers
 Comparing and Ordering Rational Numbers

1.2: Basic Operations

 Adding and Subtracting Integers
 Adding and Subtracting Integers with Chips
 Cargo Captain (Multi-digit Subtraction)
 Dividing Fractions
 Dividing Mixed Numbers
 Fractions with Unlike Denominators
 Multiplying Decimals (Area Model)
 Multiplying Fractions
 Multiplying Mixed Numbers
 No Alien Left Behind (Division with Remainders)
 Sums and Differences with Decimals
 Target Sum Card Game (Multi-digit Addition)

1.3: Properties of numbers and operation

 Finding Factors with Area Models
 Order of Operations
 Square Roots

1.4: Estimation

 Estimating Sums and Differences
 Ordering and Approximating Square Roots
 Rounding Whole Numbers (Number Line)

2: Algebra

2.1: Ratio and Proportional Reasoning

 Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
 Equivalent Fractions (Fraction Tiles)
 Ordering Percents, Fractions, and Decimals Greater Than 1
 Percent of Change
 Percents and Proportions
 Percents, Fractions, and Decimals
 Perimeters and Areas of Similar Figures
 Polling: Neighborhood
 Proportions and Common Multipliers
 Road Trip (Problem Solving)
 Similar Figures - Activity B

2.2: Patterns, Relations, and Functions

 Function Machines 1 (Functions and Tables)
 Function Machines 2 (Functions, Tables, and Graphs)
 Function Machines 3 (Functions and Problem Solving)

2.3: Variables, expressions, equations, and inequalities

 Modeling One-Step Equations - Activity A
 Modeling and Solving Two-Step Equations
 Solving Two-Step Equations

3: Geometry

3.4: Properties and relationships of polygons

 Classifying Quadrilaterals - Activity A
 Classifying Triangles
 Isosceles and Equilateral Triangles
 Polygon Angle Sum - Activity B
 Similar Polygons
 Special Quadrilaterals
 Triangle Angle Sum - Activity A

3.6: 3-Dimensional figures

 Surface and Lateral Area of Prisms and Cylinders
 Surface and Lateral Area of Pyramids and Cones

3.7: Coordinate geometry

 Holiday Snowflake Designer
 Points in the Coordinate Plane - Activity A
 Quilting Bee (Symmetry)
 Rotations, Reflections and Translations

4: Measurement

4.1: Measuring physical attributes

 Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
 Measuring Motion
 Measuring Trees
 Triple Beam Balance
 Weight and Mass

4.3: Solving measurement problems

 Area of Parallelograms - Activity A
 Circle: Circumference and Area
 Fido's Flower Bed (Perimeter and Area)
 Prisms and Cylinders - Activity A
 Pyramids and Cones - Activity A
 Rectangle: Perimeter and Area
 Surface and Lateral Area of Prisms and Cylinders

4.4: Solving problems of similarity

 Similar Figures - Activity A

5: Data Analysis and Probability

5.1: Data collection and representation

 Elevator Operator (Line Graphs)
 Exploring Data Using Histograms
 Graphing Skills
 Mascot Election (Pictographs and Bar Graphs)
 Stem-and-Leaf Plots

5.2: Data set characteristics

 Mean, Median and Mode
 Movie Reviewer (Mean and Median)

5.3: Probability

 Compound Independent Events
 Spin the Big Wheel! (Probability)
 Theoretical and Experimental Probability

6: Problem Solving

6.1: Problem-solving strategies

 Finding Patterns
 Pattern Finder
 Solving Using Trend Lines
 Using Algebraic Equations
 Using Algebraic Expressions

7: Communication

 Using Algebraic Equations
 Using Algebraic Expressions

8: Mathematical Reasoning

 Classifying Quadrilaterals - Activity A
 Classifying Triangles
 Special Quadrilaterals

9: Connections

 Estimating Population Size
 Free Fall Tower
 Household Energy Usage

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