3rd Grade Geometry Activities, Worksheets & Vocabulary - Perimeter, Area, Shapes
3rd Grade Geometry Activities, Worksheets & Vocabulary - Perimeter, Area, Shapes
3rd Grade Geometry Activities, Worksheets & Vocabulary - Perimeter, Area, Shapes
3rd Grade Geometry Activities, Worksheets & Vocabulary - Perimeter, Area, Shapes

3rd Grade Geometry Activities, Worksheets & Vocabulary - Perimeter, Area, Shapes

Sale price$15.00

Subject Basic Operations, Order of Operations, Mental Math

Grade Levels 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool

Resource Type Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables

File Type PDF(21 MB|300 ( + 50 pages of answer keys and supplemental materials))

This Mindful Math Geometry unit is a comprehensive math curriculum for students in third grade. It includes 10 Grade 3 math lessons to teach area, perimeter, quadrilaterals, distributive property, quadrilaterals, 3D shapes, and 2D shapes. This differentiated 3rd grade math unit includes math worksheets, number talks, geometry vocabulary posters and shape flashcards, math journals, hands-on measurement activities, math centers, geometry games, and math assessments. 

⭐This ready-to-teach math program is fun, engages minds, and leaves students knowledgeable and fluent in grade 3 geometry & geometric measurement math concepts.

⭐Go from boring, complicated math to lessons that are enjoyable, effective, and easy to use. This comprehensive, differentiated unit has everything you need to teach third-grade geometry math standards.

⭐This ready-to-teach unit of teacher-tested, hands-on math curriculum provides teachers with EVERYTHING they need to teach third-grade math with no need to supplement from other sources.

This unit is included in Mindful Math for 3rd Grade math bundle. Check out the Mindful MATH 3rd Grade Curriculum BUNDLE available at a discount!

Lessons Included in the Geometry & Shapes unit for 3rd Grade:

  1. Finding Perimeter
  2. Finding Area Using a Grid
  3. Finding Area Using Multiplication
  4. Area and Perimeter Project
  5. Area and the Distributive Property
  6. Attributes of Quadrilaterals and Polygons (Angels, Sides, Parallel) - square, rectangle, rhombus, trapezoids, parallelograms
  7. Identifying and Describing 3D Shapes (Faces, Edges, Vertices) - cube, cylinder, cone, prism, pyramid, sphere
  8. Creating and Observing 3D Shapes & 3D Shape Nets
  9. Comparing 3D Shapes
  10. 2D and 3D Shape Review

Check out the ENGAGING, FUN, & MINDS-ON activities included in the unit:

  • Matching activities
  • Area on a Grid activities
  • Roll and Draw
  • Board games
  • Dice game
  • Memory game
  • Scoots "Write the Room" task card activities
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Puzzles
  • Shape Sorts
  • Color by Code
  • & much MORE!

Mindful MATH for 3rd Grade has what teachers LOVE!

  • Easy to implement, effective lessons and activities that kids enjoy!
  • Detailed, easy-to-teach lesson plans that take the guesswork out of what to teach!
  • ALL lesson materials are provided, so you don't have to waste time gathering supplies!
  • "I CAN" concept posters to introduce topics so your students understand concepts more easily!
  • Extra items like number talks, discussion questions, math vocabulary posters, and more!
  • A variety of activities for every lesson (math games and centers) to keep engagement high!
  • Build math skills and develop fluency with math journals, task cards, mental math, and TONS of differentiated practice worksheets!
  • 3 types of assessments - Quick Check review cards, Pre & Post Tests for every lesson, and a unit test so you can check that your students understand what they need to know!

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Math Common Core Standards covered in this unit:

  • 3.MD.C.5a
  • 3.MD.C.5b
  • 3.MD.C.6
  • 3.MD.C.7a
  • 3.MD.C.7b
  • 3.MD.C.7c
  • 3.MD.C.7d
  • 3.MD.D.8
  • 3.GA.1
  • 3.GA.2

Teachers will create SUCCESS with everything included with every Mindful MATH unit!

Lesson Overview

An explanation of the parts of a lesson plan and how they can be used.

Unit Overview

A list of the 10 math lessons included and what curriculum standards they cover with the US Common Core, as well as B.C.'s and Ontario's curriculum.

Lesson Plans

Mindful MATH lesson plans provide teachers with a detailed plan to follow from start to finish. Instructions for whole group math lessons, individual math practice, and follow up activities are given. Also included are lesson goals, vocabulary, questions to ask, and a material list to match concepts.

Lesson Materials

All the extra materials needed for teaching a lesson and student practice are provided. Math manipulatives and tools, such as charts and number lines, are included to support students and the lesson.

Chart pieces and "I Can" concept posters and vocabulary cards are provided to support lesson instruction. 

Warm-Up Task Cards

Mindful Math task cards are short math warm-up activities that students can complete independently. There are a variety of tasks that build on skills previously taught in other lessons to build fluency.

Journal Prompts

Mindful Math Journal Prompts are perfect for a warm-up activity, for extra practice, or for homework. Each prompt reviews the skills and concepts taught in the previous lesson. They make a great review activity and help build math understanding. 

Number Talks

Number talks are a great whole group activity to help students get ready to learn while interacting with their classmates. Each lesson comes with an open-ended math question that students can work on alone or with a group before discussing as a class. Each number talk also includes speaking prompts to help students.

Mental Math

Mental math cards are perfect for building mental math skills and quick recall of important math concepts. Mental math cards are provided and suggested for a whole group as a warm-up activity. 

Practice Worksheets

Every lesson includes practice printable pages for students to complete independently following a lesson. The pages help build math skills and review important concepts. The pages range in difficulty to allow for differentiation.

Hands-On Activities (Math Centers and Games)

Each lesson includes math games, activities, and centers. The lesson plans and activity cards provide instructions on how to use. Everything is provided in color and black & white versions. 


Mindful Math Quick Checks are assessments that can be performed after math lessons and practice. Each Quick Check includes a short activity for individual or small groups to complete and show to the teacher. Pre & post-tests are also included for more formal assessment. It also includes a template to keep track of student scores.

Supplemental Materials (Answer Key & Canadian pages)

Answer keys are provided to help teachers assess and check the practice printable pages, as well as the pre & post-test assessments.

USA BUYERS: The curriculum aligns with the U.S. Common Core standards. You receive the complete unit with both imperial and metric measurements for your convenience.

CANADIAN BUYERS: Mindful Math also aligns with the Canadian math curriculum in British Columbia and Ontario (Curriculum standards are included and matched to lessons within the product). Please see the unit PDF Previews for a breakdown of what standards are covered and included in each unit. Some standards are not covered.

Another version of this unit is provided for Canadian teachers with Canadian spelling and metric measurements.

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