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Midtown Elementary School

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4th Grade 2017-2018

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Instructor
Heather Matheson
Department
4th Grade

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Week of November 13th

Mon 11/13/17

Lesson 17 

Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers

4.NF.3.B.C Add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators, e.g., by replacing each mixed number with an equivalent fraction, and/or by using properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction.

Converting Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions

We will be using Spectrum Math this week as our curriculum. 

Formative Assessment: Numbers 4-6 on Spectrum Worksheet


Tue 11/14/17

Lesson 17 

Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers

4.NF.3.B.C Add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators, e.g., by replacing each mixed number with an equivalent fraction, and/or by using properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction.

Converting Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers 

We will be using Spectrum Math this week as our curriculum. 

Formative Assessment: Numbers 5-8 on Spectrum Worksheet

Wed 11/15/17

Lesson 17 

Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers

4.NF.3.B.C Add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators, e.g., by replacing each mixed number with an equivalent fraction, and/or by using properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction.

Adding Mixed Numbers with visual models

We will be using Spectrum Math this week as our curriculum. 

Formative Assessment: Numbers 3 and 4

Thu 11/16/17

Lesson 17 

Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers

4.NF.3.B.C Add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators, e.g., by replacing each mixed number with an equivalent fraction, and/or by using properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction.

Subtracting Mixed Numbers with visual models

We will be using Spectrum Math this week as our curriculum. 

Formative Assessment: Ticket Out the Door

Fri 11/17/17

Quiz over Multiplication Facts for 6's 

Quiz over Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers

Week of November 6th

Mon 11/06/17

Lesson 14

Compare Fractions

4.NF.A.2 Compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators by creating common denominators or common numerators or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as 1 . Recognize that comparisons are valid 2 only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Use the symbols >, =, or < to show the relationship and justify the conclusions.

Math book pages:150-153

Math Workbook pages:157-160

Formative Assessment: #8 and 9 page 153

Tue 11/07/17

Lesson 14

Compare Fractions

4.NF.A.2 Compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators by creating common denominators or common numerators or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as 1 . Recognize that comparisons are valid 2 only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Use the symbols >, =, or < to show the relationship and justify the conclusions.

Math book pages:154-155

Math Workbook pages:161-162

Formative Assessment: #15 and 16 page 155

Wed 11/08/17

Lesson 14

Compare Fractions

4.NF.A.2 Compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators by creating common denominators or common numerators or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as 1 . Recognize that comparisons are valid 2 only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Use the symbols >, =, or < to show the relationship and justify the conclusions.

Math book pages:156-159

Formative Assessment: Envision Book page 234

Thu 11/09/17

Lesson 16

Adding and Subtracting Fractions

4.NF.B.3 Understand a fraction ܽ with a > 1 as a sum of fractions 1 .a. Understand addition and subtraction of fractions as joining and separating parts referring to the same whole. b. Decompose a fraction into a sum of fractions with the same denominator in more than one way, recording each decomposition by an equation. Justify ሻ 8 8 8 decompositions by using a visual fraction model.

Math book pages:172-173

Formative Assessment: Spectrum 92-93




Fri 11/10/17

Lesson 16

Adding and Subtracting Fractions

4.NF.B.3 Understand a fraction ܽ with a > 1 as a sum of fractions 1 .a. Understand addition and subtraction of fractions as joining and separating parts referring to the same whole. b. Decompose a fraction into a sum of fractions with the same denominator in more than one way, recording each decomposition by an equation. Justify decompositions by using a visual fraction model.

iReady centers

Quiz over fractions thus far.

Week of October 30th

Mon 10/30/17

Lesson 13

Equivalent Fractions

4.NF.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.

Math Textbook pages 144-147

Math Workbook pages 149-150

Formative Assessment: #1 on page 145 in Math Textbook

Tue 10/31/17

Fourth Grade Field Trip! :-)

Wed 11/01/17

Lesson 13

Equivalent Fractions

4.NF.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.

Math Textbook pages 148-149

Math Workbook pages 151-152

Formative Assessment: page 148 in Math Textbook

Thu 11/02/17

Lesson 13

Equivalent Fractions

4.NF.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.

Spectrum Math Worksheet

We will also be using Envision Math this day for our curriculum

Fri 11/03/17

Lesson 13

Equivalent Fractions

4.NF.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.

We will have a quiz over equivalent fractions. 

Students will also have a picture to color that has students find equivalent fractions. 

Week of October 23-27

Mon 10/23/17

This week we will be reviewing the four different operations. Students will be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide fluently. 

Multiply two digit numbers by two digit numbers as well as three digit numbers by a one digit number. We will be using Spectrum math as our curriculum. 

4.NBT.B.5 Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

FA: #2 on Spectrum Math WS


Tue 10/24/17

This week we will be reviewing the four different operations. Students will be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide fluently. 

We will be dividng whole numbers again. Spectrum Math will be our curriculm. 

4.NBT.B.6 Find whole-number quotients and remainders with up to four-digit dividends and one-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

FA: #2 on the division worksheet

Wed 10/25/17

This week we will be reviewing the four different operations. Students will be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide fluently. 

We will be doing a Scoot QR Code activity on this day. 

Thu 10/26/17

This week we will be reviewing the four different operations. Students will be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide fluently. 

We will be adding and subtracting within the millions. Spectrum Math will be our curriculm. 

4.NBT.B.4 Fluently add and subtract within 1,000,000 using appropriate strategies and algorithms.

Formative Assessment: #3 on Spectrum Math WS

Fri 10/27/17

We will have a summative assessment on the four operations. We will also have a multiplication quiz on our 5's.

Week of October 16th

Mon 10/16/17

Lesson 12

Dividing Whole Numbers 

Find whole-number quotients and remainders with up to four-digit dividends and one-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

We will work on dividing 2 dividends by a 1 digit divisor. We will be using Envision as well as Spectrum Math for curriculum this week. 

Dividing 2 Digits Worksheet 

Formative Assessment: Check on #2 on worksheet. Teacher will be walking around to check as the students work.   

Tue 10/17/17

Lesson 12

Dividing Whole Numbers 

Find whole-number quotients and remainders with up to four-digit dividends and one-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

We will work on dividing 2 dividends by a 1 digit divisor. We will be using Envision as well as Spectrum Math for curriculum this week. 

Division Practice

Formative Assessment: Check on #3 on worksheet. Teacher will be walking around to check as the students work.   

Wed 10/18/17

Lesson 12

Dividing Whole Numbers 

Find whole-number quotients and remainders with up to four-digit dividends and one-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

We will work on dividing 3 dividends by a 1 digit divisor. We will be using Envision as well as Spectrum Math for curriculum this week. 

Dividing 3 Digits 

Formative Assessment: Students will do an exit ticket to make sure they understand the concept. 

Thu 10/19/17

Lesson 12

Dividing Whole Numbers 

Find whole-number quotients and remainders with up to four-digit dividends and one-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

We will work on dividing 3 dividends by a 1 digit divisor. We will be using Envision as well as Spectrum Math for curriculum this week. 

Division Practice Worksheet

Formative Assessment: Students will be checked on #2 on the worksheet. 

Fri 10/20/17

Lesson 12

Dividing Whole Numbers 

Find whole-number quotients and remainders with up to four-digit dividends and one-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

We will have a quiz on division. 

Week of October 2nd-6th

Mon 10/02/17

Lesson 11

Multiply Whole Numbers 

4.NBT.5 Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

We will work on Multiplying 2 digit numbers by 1 digit number and a 3 digit number by a 1 digit number using standard algorithm. 

We will be doing a worksheet as our instruction on this day for drill and practice. 

It will be due on Tuesday. 

Formative assessment will be a quick check on numbers 3, 4 and 5.

Tue 10/03/17

Lesson 11

Multiply Whole Numbers 

4.NBT.5 Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

We will work on Multiplying 2 digit numbers by 1 digit number and a 3 digit number by a 1 digit number area models. 

We will be doing a worksheet as our instruction on this day for drill and practice. (Pages 1-4 of attached document)

It will be due on Wednesday.

Formative Assessment will be a quick check on numbers 4-6.  AreaModelMultiplicationonedigitbytwodigit.pdf 


Wed 10/04/17

Lesson 11

Multiply Whole Numbers 

4.NBT.5 Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

We will work on Multiplying 2 digit numbers by 2 digit numbers using standard algorithm. 

We will be doing a worksheet as our instruction on this day for drill and practice. 

Formative Assessment will be a quick check on numbers 3 and 4.

Thu 10/05/17

Lesson 11

Multiply Whole Numbers 

4.NBT.5 Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

We will work on Multiplying 2 digit numbers by 2 digit numbers using area models. 

We will be doing a worksheet as our instruction on this day for drill and practice. 

Formative Assessment will be a quick check on numbers 5 and 6. 
 4NBT5AreaModelMultiplicationWorksheet2digitx2digit (1).pdf 

Fri 10/06/17

Lesson 11

Multiply Whole Numbers 

4.NBT.5 Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

We will have a quiz over Lesson 11 on Friday. 

It will include multiplying 3x1 and 2x2 using standard algorithm and area models. 

Week of September 25th

Mon 09/25/17

Lesson 9 

Model Multi-Step Problems

4.OA.3 Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.

Math Book Pages 84-87

Math Workbook Pages 87-88

Formative Assessment Number 7 on Page 87

Tue 09/26/17

Lesson 9 

Model Multi-Step Problems

4.OA.3 Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.

Math Book Pages 88-91

Math Workbook Pages 89-92

Formative Assessment All of page 88-91

Wed 09/27/17

Lesson 10

Solve Multi-Step Problems

4.OA.3 Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.

Math Book Pages 92-95

Math Workbook Pages 95-96

Formative Assessment Number 8 and 9 Page 95

Thu 09/28/17

Lesson 10

Solve Multi-Step Problems

4.OA.3 Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.

Math Book Pages 96-99

Math Workbook Pages 97-98

Formative Assessment Pages 96-97

Fri 09/29/17

Unit 2 Test

Week of September 18th

Mon 09/18/17

Lesson 8 

Number and Shape Patterns

4. OA.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.

Math Instruction Book Pages: 74-79

Math Practice and Problem Solving Pages: 77-79

Formative Assessment: Number 7 and 8 on page 77 and on page 79 number 14. 


Tue 09/19/17

Lesson 8 

Number and Shape Patterns

4. OA.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.

Math Instruction Book Pages: 80-83

Math Practice and Problem Solving Pages: 81-84

Formative Assessment: All of pages 80-83

Wed 09/20/17

Lesson 9 

Model MultiStep Problems

4. OA.3 Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.

Math Instruction Book Pages: 84-87

Math Practice and Problem Solving Pages: 87-88

Formative Assessment: Number 7 on page 87 and Practice and Problem Solving Sheet

Thu 09/21/17

Lesson 9 

Model MultiStep Problems

4. OA.3 Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.

Math Instruction Book Pages: 88-89

Math Practice and Problem Solving Pages: 89-90

Formative Assessment: All of pages 88-89 will be checked

Fri 09/22/17

Lesson 9 

Model MultiStep Problems

4. OA.3 Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.

Math Instruction Book Pages: 90-91

Math Practice and Problem Solving Pages: 91-92

Formative Assessment: All of Page 90-91 will be checked. 

Mon 09/11/17

Lesson 7

Factors and Multiples

4.OA.B.4 Find all factor pairs for a whole number in the range 1–100. Recognize that a whole number is a multiple of each of its factors. Determine whether a given whole number in the range 1–100 is a multiple of a given one-digit number. Determine whether a given whole number in the range 1–100 is prime or composite. 

Math Book Page 62-65

Math Workbook Page 65-68

Formative Assessment: Problems 8 and 9 on page 65

Multiples Venn Diagram Sheet

Tue 09/12/17

Lesson 7

Factors and Multiples

4.OA.B.4 Find all factor pairs for a whole number in the range 1–100. Recognize that a whole number is a multiple of each of its factors. Determine whether a given whole number in the range 1–100 is a multiple of a given one-digit number. Determine whether a given whole number in the range 1–100 is prime or composite. 

Math Book Page 66-67

Math Workbook Page 69-70

Formative Assessment: Problems 15 and 16 on page 67

Factor Rainbows

Wed 09/13/17

Lesson 7

Factors and Multiples

4.OA.B.4 Find all factor pairs for a whole number in the range 1–100. Recognize that a whole number is a multiple of each of its factors. Determine whether a given whole number in the range 1–100 is a multiple of a given one-digit number. Determine whether a given whole number in the range 1–100 is prime or composite. 

Math Book Page 68-69

Math Workbook Page 71-72

Formative Assessment: Problems 21 and 22 on page 69

Thu 09/14/17

Lesson 7

Factors and Multiples

4.OA.B.4 Find all factor pairs for a whole number in the range 1–100. Recognize that a whole number is a multiple of each of its factors. Determine whether a given whole number in the range 1–100 is a multiple of a given one-digit number. Determine whether a given whole number in the range 1–100 is prime or composite. 

Math Book Page 70-71

Math Workbook Page 73-74

Formative Assessment: All of pages 70-71 will be checked by Ms. Matheson

Fri 09/15/17

Lesson 7

Factors and Multiples

4.OA.B.4 Find all factor pairs for a whole number in the range 1–100. Recognize that a whole number is a multiple of each of its factors. Determine whether a given whole number in the range 1–100 is a multiple of a given one-digit number. Determine whether a given whole number in the range 1–100 is prime or composite. 

Math Book Page 72-73

Formative Assessment: Pages 72-72 checked by Ms. Matheson

Summative Assessment Lesson 7 Quiz

Week of September 4th

 

Mon 09/04/17

Labor Day 

No School

Tue 09/05/17

Lesson 5

Understand Multiplication

4.OA.1 Interpret a multiplication equation as a comparison (e.g., interpret 35 = 5 x 7 as a statement that 35 is 5 times as many as 7 and 7 times as many as 5). Represent verbal statements of multiplicative comparisons as multiplication equations.

Math Book pages 46-49

Math Workbook pages 47-50

The students will be checked on problems 1,9 and 10 as a formative assessment. 

Wed 09/06/17

Lesson 5

Understand Multiplication

4.OA.1 Interpret a multiplication equation as a comparison (e.g., interpret 35 = 5 x 7 as a statement that 35 is 5 times as many as 7 and 7 times as many as 5). Represent verbal statements of multiplicative comparisons as multiplication equations.

Math Book pages 50-51

Math Workbook pages 51-52

The students will be checked on pages 50-51 as a formative assessment. 

Thu 09/07/17

Lesson 6

Multiplication and Dvision in Word Problems

4.OA.2Multiply or divide to solve contextual problems involving multiplicative comparison, and distinguish multiplicative comparison from additive comparison.

Math Book pages 52-55

Workbook pages 55-58

Students will be checked on numbers 8 and 9 for formative assessment.

Fri 09/08/17

Lesson 6

Multiplication and Dvision in Word Problems

4.OA.2Multiply or divide to solve contextual problems involving multiplicative comparison, and distinguish multiplicative comparison from additive comparison.

Math Book pages 56-61

Workbook pages 59-62

Students will be checked on numbers 16 and 17 for formative assessment.