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In Math Grade 4, students will multiply and divide multi-digit whole numbers using different strategies and a standard algorithm. The course provides the opportunity for students to see the relationship between fractions and decimals and introduces addition and subtraction of each. Using a protractor to draw and measure angles is another focus of the course. Other engaging activities include learning about measurement and using median, mode, and range as ways to interpret data.

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I can explain whether a whole number from 0 to 144 is prime, composite, or neither. I can describe number patterns following a given rule to solve word problems. I can explain whether an equation is true or false using different strategies. I can solve multiplication word problems using models. I can solve division word problems using models. I can solve real-world mathematical problems involving area and perimeter with a formula. I can solve perimeter and area equations of rectangles.

I can calculate the median, mode, and range in a given data-set visual. I can solve real world questions about a data set shown in a given data-set visual. I can explain the representation of whole-number data using a given data-set visual.

I can solve division equations with a dividend up to four digits using equal groups. I can solve multi-digit division equations with a divisor that is one digit or a multiple of 10. I can solve multi-digit whole number equations with a one digit divisor using the distributive property. I can solve multi-digit whole number division equations with a single number divisor by using partial quotients. I can solve multi-digit whole number division equations with a single number divisor by using long division. I can solve one and two-step division word problems.

I can solve multiplication equations of a multi-digit number and a two-digit multiple of 10 or 100. I can estimate the product of two multi-digit factors by rounding. I can estimate the product of two multi-digit factors by using compatible numbers. I can solve equations using the area model to decompose and multiply a multi-digit whole number and a one-digit whole number. I solve multiplication equations using partial products to multiply two multi-digit whole numbers. I can solve two-step word problems with multi-digit factors. I can solve multiplication equations using a standard algorithm to multiply two multi-digit whole numbers.

I can solve multiplication problems with products within 144 using arrays or number lines. I can solve multiplication problems with products within 144 by decomposing numbers. I can solve multiplication equations using the distributive property. I can solve multiplication equations with whole numbers and multiples of 10, 100 or 1000. I can solve division equations using multiplication facts. I can identify factors that were multiplied to equal a given number.

I can estimate the product of an equation by rounding the multi-digit factor. I can estimate solutions to real-world problems involving multiplication of a one digit factor. I can solve multiplication equations using distributive property models. I can solve multiplication equations involving a multi-digit whole number and one-digit whole number using partial products. I can estimate the product of equations involving multi-digit whole and one-digit whole numbers. I can solve multiplication equations involving a multi-digit whole number and a one digit whole number using a standard algorithm.

I can explain the changes in the value of a digit in a whole number when moved one place to the left or right. I can write whole numbers up to 1,000,000 in different forms. I can compare multi-digit whole numbers up to 1,000,000 using the <, >, or = symbols. I can describe the rounding of whole numbers to the nearest, 10, 100, or 1,000. I can solve multi-digit whole number addition equations from a word problem. I can solve multi-digit whole number subtraction equations from a word problem.

I can describe the representation of fractional data using data-set visual representations. I can calculate the median, mode, and range of fractional data or decimals in a data-set visual. I can compare two data sets with values that are fractions or mixed numbers. I can describe the representation of decimal data using different visuals for data sets.

I can model decimals greater than 1 in a model or number line. I can model fractions greater than 1 with 10 and 100 in the denominator. I can write decimals greater than 1 through hundredths. I can solve addition or subtraction equations involving decimals I can solve word problems involving money with dollars and cents.

I can model a mixed number as a fraction greater than 1. I can identify equivalent fractions in a given form. I can create equivalent fractions using a given form. I can describe the numerator and denominator changes when an equivalent fraction is created. I can compare fractions and mixed numbers with different denominators using benchmark fractions. I can compare fraction comparisons using the symbols <, >, or =.

I can select a strategy to find the length of an object that is not lined up with 0 on a measuring tool. I can solve one and two-step real-world problems involving length or distance. I can solve multiplication equations involving volume measurements. I can solve multiplication equations involving weight measurements. I can solve fractional intervals of time equations using a given model.

I can solve one-step real world equations of length involving metric distance. I can solve two-step real-world multiplication or division equations involving metric distance. I can solve one and two-step real world problems involving metric volume. I can solve one and two-step real-world equations involving metric mass. I can describe the measure of temperature in Celsius or Fahrenheit using an analog thermometer.

I can draw points, lines, line segments, rays, or angles. I can model understanding of angle formation from two rays sharing a common endpoint. I can describe the process to measure angles in whole number degrees using a protractor. I can identify acute, right, obtuse, straight, or reflex angles based on angle measures. I can solve for unknown angles by adding or subtracting angle measurements. I can draw angles with given measurements using a protractor.

I can describe the process to decompose a fraction and mixed number into a sum of fractions with the same denominator in different ways. I can solve real-world fraction equations of mixed numbers using models. I can solve real-world fraction equations of mixed numbers using a number line. I can solve fraction equations of mixed numbers with like denominators using a standard algorithm for addition. I can solve fraction equations of mixed numbers with like denominators using a standard algorithm for subtraction. I can solve multiplication equations with a fraction and a whole number using different strategies.

To achieve success, students are expected to submit work in each course weekly. Students can learn at their own pace; however, “any pace” still means that students must make progress in the course every week. To measure learning, students complete self-checks, practice lessons, multiple choice questions, projects, discussion-based assessments, and discussions. Students and families are expected to maintain regular contact with teachers because, when teachers, students, and parents work together, students are successful.

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