What Type of Math Practice Does IXL Have for Third-Grade Students?


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The IXL website has a variety of math practice questions for third graders in topics that include the basic math operations, estimating and rounding, properties of the different math operations, simple equations, geometry, fractions, measurements and comparing and ordering numbers. Under each topic, there are a variety of sections. For example, the topic of geometry has sections with practice questions that include symmetry, similar and congruent figures, two- and three-dimensional figures and perimeter, classifying quadrilaterals, and area of different polygons, such as rectangles and squares.

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In additions to the topics mentioned, some others are time, graphs, money, logical reasoning, place value, decimals and probability. The sections covered under each topic can range from four to more than 20. For example, the topic of probability has four sections while the subject of geometry has 26. Students can work on 308 math skills for this grade level, as stated by the IXL site.

Students can take practice tests in any of the topics by clicking on a section link, which takes them to the test that is timed. However, the site allows only 20 practice questions per day per student. To have unlimited practice sessions, parents need to become members by paying for either a monthly or yearly subscription. Teachers can get a 30-day free trial of the program before having to get a subscription.

IXL is a web-based program that provides practice for grades kindergarten through 12th grade in math and language arts. The practice math skills tests are aligned to New York State Common Core standards.

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