Project GRAD Houston
3000 Richmond, Suite 400
Houston, Texas 77098
Ann B. Stiles, Ed. D.
Grade Level: Grade 3
Content area(s): Math, Reading and Art
Review TAKS Math Objective 6, understanding the mathematical process and tools used in problem solving and TAKS Reading Objective 6, understanding culturally diverse written texts.
Math skill: Problem solving, Communication, Representation and Connections
Reading skill: Evaluating and applying information
Visual Arts skill: Designing and creating a 2-D architectural piece.
Website for 2 cm graph paper - http://math.about.com/library/Worksheets/2cmgraphpaper.pdf?once=true&, 6 different colored 2 cm squares (ex. 9 orange, 8 red, 7green, 6 blue, 5 yellow, 3 white), templates copied onto card stock and cut out, construction paper – 1 sheet per student, small shapes or paper for students to design their own shapes, tissue paper if desired, glue, paper, and pencil
The mission of Project GRAD is to ensure a quality public education for all students in economically disadvantaged communities so that high school and college graduation rates increase.