Standards: Math (Operations & Algebraic Thinking), Writing (Range of Writing) 

Grade Level: Grade 3

Grade 3 Standards Covered:


Multiply and divide within 100.

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.OA.C.7: Fluently multiply and divide within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division (e.g., knowing that 8 × 5 = 40, one knows 40 ÷ 5 = 8) or properties of operations. By the end of Grade 3, know from memory all products of two one-digit numbers.


Support student writing routines.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.10: Range of writing: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Directions: Write sentences using the multiplication problems and products from Math: The Universal Language AR.

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Set-up the Activity

AR activity takes a little bit of preparation. You will need a device (iPhone, iPad, or Android), the Math: The Universal Language AR app, AR Cards, and this activity sheet. You can use the activity sheet provided to have students write their sentences, otherwise they may write using their own notebooks or logs.

  1. Download the Math: The Universal Language AR app game – Download here: For iPhone/iPad and for Android
  2. You may print and cut out the AR Cards or simply display them to your child on another device, such as a tablet. Download AR Cards here.

AR Activity

  1. Practice multiplication by playing Math: The Universal Language AR.
  2. Have child write sentences for ELA using the multiplication problems and products from the game.
  3. Extra learning tasks: Have the student generate their own multiplication problems not found in the game and have them write sentences for them.

Explore one of our other apps in the Math: The Universal Language AR series to continue practicing multiplication or division through an augmented reality experience.

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