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Mathematics - Grade 4




Representations and Ordering


The learner will:

Read, write, recognize, and compare equivalent representations of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.

Read, write, and recognize numbers in standard, expanded, and word forms.

Recognize and generate equivalent forms of fractions. (1/2, ¼, 1/3, 1/1)

Explore and discuss practical uses of integers, decimals, and fractions.



















Computation, Operations, Estimation, and Properties


The learner will:

Be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers and decimals. (computation and problem solving)

Add and subtract fractions with like denominators.

Explore, identify and use properties of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Demonstrate speed and accuracy with basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts.

Be able to use the various methods of estimation and determine whether exact answers or estimates are appropriate.








Ratio’s, Proportions, and Percents


The learner will:

Compare sets using greater than (>), less than (<), or equal (=).









Units, Tools, Estimations, and Applications


The learner will:

Estimate and measure objects using standard units in the U.S. and metric systems.

Perform simple unit conversions within a system.

Determine elapsed time.

Make change from a given amount using bills and coins.








Representations, Patterns, and Expressions


The learner will:

Recognize and extend geometric and simple numeric patterns.

Identify, create, and extend increasing and decreasing numeric patterns.

Identify and use variables in problem solving.






Connections Using Tables, Graphs, and Symbols


The learner will:

Read, interpret, translate and create tables, graphs, and charts.






Writing, Interpreting, and Solving Equations


The learner will:

Solve problems with whole numbers using fact families, order of operations, and properties of +,-, X, /.

Use a variety of problem solving strategies.







Properties of Single Figures and Coordinate Geometry


The learner will:

Calculate perimeter, area, and volume of an object.

Create a polygon with a given perimeter or area.

Develop and discuss strategies for determining area and perimeter of irregular shapes.

Read and plot positive ordered pairs.

Identify, draw, and label lines, line segments, rays, parallel lines, intersecting lines, perpendicular lines, acute angles, obtuse angles, right angles, and acute, obtuse, right, scalene, isosceles, and equilateral triangles.

Identify, compare, classify, and analyze attributes of two and three dimensional objects.

Identify the two dimensional components of a three dimensional object.

Identify lines of symmetry.

Identify, draw, and differentiate between polygons and non-polygons.

Identify and label radius, diameter, and chord of a circle.

Identify and describe how geometric figures are used in practical settings.







Relationships Between and Among Multiple Figures


The learner will:

Use a geometric net pattern to build three dimensional objects.

Determine congruence and similarity of given shapes.

Identify the three motions (flip/reflection, turn/rotation, slide/translation) of two dimensional shapes.

Determine the distance between two points on a number line.







Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability


The learner will:

Interpret and create a pictograph, bar graph, line plot, line graph, circle graph, Venn diagram, tally chart and table.

Determine median, mean, mode, and range given a set of data.

Classify events using words such as certain, most likely, equally likely, least likely, possible, and impossible.

List all possible outcomes of an event.

 Describe the probability of an outcome as a fraction or in words.