Math: Grades 3-5
Below are interactive, tech-enhanced online resources to help students practice the skills they will need for next generation assessments.

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Sample Assessment Items

Sample Assessment Items from PARCC
  • Link - Grade 3 EOY PARCC Practice Test
  • New - Link - Grade 3 PBA PARCC Practice Test
  • Link - Grade 4 EOY PARCC Practice Test
  • New - Link - Grade 4 PBA PARCC Practice Test
  • Link - Grade 5 EOY PARCC Practice Test
  • New - Link - Grade 5 PBA PARCC Practice Test
  • Link - Sample Test - 6 sample math questions for grades 3-5
  • Link - "Fractions on a number line" assessment item
  • Link - "The Field" assessment item
  • Link - PARCC Test Tutorial - demonstration of the navigation, tools, and accessibility features available in the PARCC assessment system
Sample Assessment Items from Smarter Balanced - Requires Java
  • Link - Sample Tests - Training Tests, Practice Tests, and Performance Tasks
  • Link - Fractions assessment item 1
  • Link - Fractions assessment item 2
  • Link - Fractions problem solving assessment item 1
  • Link - Fractions problem solving assessment item 2
  • Link - Communicating reasoning assessment item 1
  • Link - Communicating reasoning assessment item 2
Sample Assessment Items from the Mathematics Common Core Toolbox - Requires Flash
  • Link - "Flower gardens" assessment item 1
  • Link - "Flower gardens" assessment item 2
  • Link - "Flower gardens" assessment item 3
  • Link - "Fractions on the number line" assessment item 1
  • Link - "Fractions on the number line" assessment item 2
  • Link - "Fractions on the number line" assessment item 3
  • Link - "Fractions on the number line" assessment item 4
  • Link - "Mariana’s fractions" assessment item 1
  • Link - "Mariana’s fractions" assessment item 2
  • Link - "Mariana’s fractions" assessment item 3
  • Link - "School mural" assessment item 1
  • Link - "School mural" assessment item 2
  • Link - "Numbers of stadium seats" assessment item
  • Link - "Ordering juice drinks" assessment item
Other Sample Assessment Items
  • Link - Edcite - Use, copy, or modify thousands of user-created next generation assessment items, or create your own. Includes support for technology-enhanced question types including ELA passage highlighting, dynamic Math graphs, image labeling, and many more.

Resources by Tool

Calculator Resources
  • Link - Use an interactive calculator to solve a variety of problems (Mathsframe) - Requires Flash
  • Link - Using a Calculator web lessons - use an online calculator to solve a variety of problems including multiple choice, fill-in, and drag and drop questions (TV411)
  • Link - Simple pop-up calculator extension for Google Chrome that can switch between scientific and normal mode (Calc SS3)
  • Link - A simple online calculator - Requires Flash
  • Link - An online scientific calculator (Web2.0 Calc)
Equation Editor Resources
  • New - Link - PARCC Equation Editor Tutorial
  • New - Link - PARCC Equation Editor Practice
  • New - Link - PARCC Equation Editor Guide
  • Link - Daum Equation Editor - Create mathematical expressions with a wide variety of symbols and functions. Also available as a Chrome Web App here - Requires Flash
  • Link - FastFig - A "word processor for math" that lets you create mathematical expressions as well as enter text, graphs, and images.
Graphing Resources
  • Link - General coordinates game (Shodor)
  • Link - Plot points on coordinate grid (NLVM) - Requires Java
  • Link - Grapher - graphing equations (NLVM) - Requires Java
  • Link - Desmos graphing calculator web app
  • Link - Graph TK graphing calculator web app
Number Line Resources
  • Link - Place numbers on a number line - Requires Flash
  • Link - Placing decimals on a number line - Requires Flash
  • Link - Place values on a number line - Requires Java
Protractor Resources
  • Link - Interactive angles teaching tool (Visnos)
  • Link - Measuring angles (Mathplayground) - Requires Flash
  • Link - Angle activities (Ambleside Primary) - Requires Flash
  • Link - Make and measure angles (Ambleside Primary) - Requires Flash
  • Link - Measure angles (Mr Nussbaum)
  • Link - Measuring angles (ABCYa) - Requires Flash
Ruler Resources
  • Link - Measure length in inches (Harcourt) - Requires Flash
  • Link - Measure length in inches (Harcourt) - Requires Flash
  • Link - Measure length in centimeters (Harcourt) - Requires Flash
  • Link - Measuring length and weight game (BBC) - Requires Flash
  • Link - Learn to read a ruler in inches (Ruler Game)
  • Link - Learn to read a ruler in millimeters (Ruler Game)

Resources by Topic

Decimal Resources
  • Link - Decimal place value - digit drag - Requires Flash
  • Link - Placing decimals on a number line - Requires Flash
Expressions and Equations Resources
  • Link - Number Cruncher
  • Link - Function Machine - Requires Java
Fraction Resources
  • Link - Visualizing fractions (NLVM) - Requires Java
  • Link - Equivalent fractions (NLVM) - Requires Java
  • Link - Comparing fractions (NLVM) - Requires Java
  • Link - Adding fractions (NLVM) - Requires Java
  • Link - Fractions of numbers using a calculator (Mathsframe) - Requires Flash
  • Link - Fractions of amounts - shade to show (Mathsframe) - Requires Flash
Measurement Resources
  • Link - Measuring with money, time, etc. - Requires Java
  • Link - Interactive thermometer quiz - Requires Flash
  • Link - Measuring length and weight game - Requires Flash
  • Link - Fire Assessment - estimate portion of forest burned
Money Resources
  • Link - Finding change - using a calculator - Note: Be sure to choose "$ and c" for US currency - Requires Flash
  • Link - Money - counting and making change - Requires Java
Percent Resources
  • Link - Percent Grid - represent and name percentages - Requires Java
Time Resources
  • Link - Match Clocks - set digital clock to match analog clock - Requires Java
  • Link - What Time Will It Be - set clock to show a time specified change - Requires Java

General Interactive Resource Sites
  • Link - Annenberg Learner Interactives
  • Link - Crickweb
  • Link - Geogebra - interactive geometry tool
  • Link - ICT Numeracy Games
  • Link - Illuminations Math Games
  • Link - Illuminations Math Interactives - Grades 3-5
  • Link - Interactive Sites for Education
  • Link - Mathsframe
  • Link - National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
  • Link - Shodor Interactivate

General Assessment Sites (not necessarily tech-enhanced)
  • Link - Illustrative Mathematics
  • Link - Engage NY - Annotated 2013 3-8 Mathematics NY State Test Questions
  • Link - Inside Mathematics