Fourth Grade Mathematics

Subject Area at a Glance

EASD’s elementary mathematics philosophy is that through instruction, differentiation and the use of manipulatives all students can be successful in mathematics and reach their maximum potential. The curriculum focuses on the 11 strands of standards that describe what students should know and be able to do by the time they exit elementary school, middle school and high school. Students who demonstrate proficiency of these standards will be able to communicate mathematically and be able to use their knowledge to organize and understand information in other subjects.

Units of Study - First Marking Period

Addition and Subtraction of whole numbers and decimals

- Solve addition and subtraction problem up to four digits with no regrouping
- Solve addition and subtraction problems up to four digits with regrouping
- Estimate the answer to addition/subtraction problems
- Choose the correct operation(s) to solve a problem (no more than 2 operations)
- Solve problems involving addition or subtraction with money to the cent
- Solve addition and subtraction problem with decimals

- Write whole numbers in expanded, standard, and/or word form through 6 digits
- Write the value or place value of a given digit
- Compare and/or order whole numbers to the nearest thousand
- Compare and/or order amounts of money to $100
- Round whole numbers to the nearest ten, hundred, thousand, ten thousand, and hundred-thousand
- Round amounts of money to the nearest dollar
- Count change up to 20 dollars
- Represent decimals to the hundredths
- Compare and order decimals
- Round decimals to the nearest tenth or ones

- Use problem solving strategies (look for a pattern and make a table)

Units of Study - Second Marking Period

Time, Data and Graphing

- Read time to the nearest minute
- Find elapsed time
- Use data to create a tally chart, line plot, or a bar graph
- Interpret tables, charts, bar graphs, and pictographs

- Estimate lengths, weights, and capacities
- Use appropriate instruments and units for measuring
- Use a ruler to measure to the nearest 1/4 inch

- Understand meanings of multiplication and division
- Relate multiplication and division
- Solve multiplication and division story problems

- Multiply by multiples of 10, 100, and 1000
- Estimate products
- Multiply two-digit and three-digit numbers by one-digit

- Use problem solving strategies: Act It Out and Draw a Picture

Units of Study - Third Marking Period

Fractions

- Write fractions and mixed numbers which corresponds to a drawing or set
- Create a drawing or set that represents a given fraction, including mixed numbers
- Locate/identify fractions on a number line (through the tenths)
- Write improper fractions as mixed numbers and mixed numbers as improper fractions

- Identify, classify and/or compare two-dimensional figures
- Identify, classify three-dimensional figures
- Identify points, lines, line segments or rays
- Match or plot the ordered pair with the appropriate point or object on a grid
- Identify or create figures that have one, two, or no lines of symmetry.

- Use equations to solve problems
- Understand and find probability, list outcomes and make predictions

- Use problem solving strategies: Guess and Check and Organized List

Multiplication

- Multiply multiples of ten
- Multiply two-digit numbers
- Multiply money

- Divide 2-digit numbers
- Divide 3-digit numbers
- Divide with zeros in the quotient

- Write the decimal, including mixed numbers which corresponds to a drawing or set
- Create a drawing or set that represents a given decimal including mixed numbers
- Locate/identify decimals on a number line
- Solve addition or subtraction problems involving decimals through hundredths
- Solve problems involving addition or subtraction with decimals through the tenst and/or explain the solution.

- Use problem solving strategies: Working Backwards and Logical Reasoning

The Elizabethtown Area School District makes use of a variety of instructional resources in the classroom to support student learning. Resources could include text books, subscription-based web programs, etc. The resources listed below are regularly used in the classroom to provided support in the subject area. The websites listed may require a username and password. Your son or daughter was provided this sign-in information by his or her teacher. If your child does not know his or her log in, please check with your child's teacher.

The Elizabethtown Area School District recognizes that the internet can be an outstanding resource for students to access information and reinforce classroom instruction. The links and information contained in this section have been recommended by district faculty and administrators and represent some of the best educational sites for children. The directory of links provided are located outside of the Elizabethtown Area School District website. They are not maintained, owned or updated by the Elizabethtown Area School District. To cancel, use your browser's "Back" button to return to the previous page.

Last Modified on October 22, 2010

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LOCATION 600 E. High Street, • Elizabethtown, PA 17022

PHONE (717) 367-1521 • FAX (717) 367-1920•Site Map

LOCATION 600 E. High Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022

PHONE (717) 367-1521

FAX (717) 367-1920

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