March: What is Grade Four studying?
Module 3: The American Revolution
Unit Summary: In this unit, students will read informational text about the American Revolution and build background knowledge that will help them in later constructing an opinion/argument on the topic – to be a Loyalist or Patriot. This unit will engage students in a variety of close reading tasks to build comprehension.
Module 5: Fraction Equivalence, Ordering, and Operations
- decompose fractions
- use the area model to show fraction equivalence
- use visual models to add and subtraction fractions
- add and subtract mixed numbers
Common Core Learning Standards:
4.OA.C.5 - Generate a number or shape pattern that follows a given rule. Identify apparent features of the pattern that were not explicit in the rule itself. For example, given the rule "Add 3" and the starting number 1, generate terms in the resulting sequence and observe that the terms appear to alternate between odd and even numbers. Explain informally why the numbers will continue to alternate in this way.
4.NF.A.1 - Explain why a fraction a/b is equivalent to a fraction (n × a)/(n × b) by using visual fraction models, with attention to how the number and size of the parts differ even though the two fractions themselves are the same size. Use this principle to recognize and generate equivalent fractions.
4.NF.A.2 - Compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators, e.g., by creating common denominators or numerators, or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as 1/2. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.
4.NF.B.3 - Understand a fraction a/b with a > 1 as a sum of fractions 1/b.
4.NF.B.4 - Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number.
4.MD.B.4 - Make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit (1/2, 1/4, 1/8). Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions by using information presented in line plots. For example, from a line plot find and interpret the difference in length between the longest and shortest specimens in an insect collection.
Fourth Grade Homework, What to expect?
Homework is a crucial part of your child's active learning process and essential to their academic progress. Please make sure that all homework is completed daily.
- Please encourage students to read independently each night.