Common Core State Standards

CCSS.Math.Content.4.OA: Operations and Algebraic Thinking

CCSS.Math.Content.4.OA.A: Use the four operations with whole numbers to solve problems.

CCSS.Math.Content.4.OA.A.1: Interpret a multiplication equation as a comparison, e.g., interpret 35 = 5 × 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.

Critter Count (Modeling Multiplication)

CCSS.Math.Content.4.OA.A.2: Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison.

CCSS.Math.Content.4.OA.A.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.

No Alien Left Behind (Division with Remainders)

CCSS.Math.Content.4.OA.B: Gain familiarity with factors and multiples.

CCSS.Math.Content.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.

Factor Trees (Factoring Numbers)

CCSS.Math.Content.4.OA.C: Generate and analyze patterns.

CCSS.Math.Content.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.

Finding Patterns

Pattern Flip (Patterns)

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NBT: Number and Operations in Base Ten

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NBT.A: Generalize place value understanding for multi-digit whole numbers.

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NBT.A.1: Recognize that in a multi-digit whole number, a digit in one place represents ten times what it represents in the place to its right.

Cannonball Clowns (Number Line Estimation)

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NBT.A.2: Read and write multi-digit whole numbers using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form. Compare two multi-digit numbers based on meanings of the digits in each place, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.

Cannonball Clowns (Number Line Estimation)

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NBT.A.3: Use place value understanding to round multi-digit whole numbers to any place.

Rounding Whole Numbers (Number Line)

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NBT.B: Use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic.

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NBT.B.4: Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.

Cargo Captain (Multi-digit Subtraction)

Target Sum Card Game (Multi-digit Addition)

CCSS.Math.Content.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.

No Alien Left Behind (Division with Remainders)

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NF: Number and Operations-Fractions

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NF.A: Extend understanding of fraction equivalence and ordering.

CCSS.Math.Content.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.

Equivalent Fractions (Fraction Tiles)

Fraction Artist 1 (Area Models of Fractions)

Fraction Garden (Comparing Fractions)

CCSS.Math.Content.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.

Fraction Garden (Comparing Fractions)

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NF.B: Build fractions from unit fractions by applying and extending previous understandings of operations on whole numbers.

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NF.B.3a: Understand addition and subtraction of fractions as joining and separating parts referring to the same whole.

Adding Fractions (Fraction Tiles)

Fraction Artist 1 (Area Models of Fractions)

Fraction Artist 2 (Area Models of Fractions)

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NF.B.3b: 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, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.

Fraction Artist 1 (Area Models of Fractions)

Fraction Artist 2 (Area Models of Fractions)

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NF.B.3d: Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole and having like denominators, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem.

Fraction Artist 1 (Area Models of Fractions)

Fraction Artist 2 (Area Models of Fractions)

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NF.B.4a: Understand a fraction 𝘢/𝘣 as a multiple of 1/𝘣.

Fraction Artist 1 (Area Models of Fractions)

Fraction Artist 2 (Area Models of Fractions)

Modeling Fractions (Area Models)

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NF.B.4b: Understand a multiple of 𝘢/𝘣 as a multiple of 1/𝘣, and use this understanding to multiply a fraction by a whole number.

Fraction Artist 1 (Area Models of Fractions)

Fraction Artist 2 (Area Models of Fractions)

Modeling Fractions (Area Models)

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NF.C: Understand decimal notation for fractions, and compare decimal fractions.

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NF.C.6: Use decimal notation for fractions with denominators 10 or 100.

Fraction, Decimal, Percent (Area and Grid Models)

Modeling Decimals (Area and Grid Models)

CCSS.Math.Content.4.NF.C.7: Compare two decimals to hundredths by reasoning about their size. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two decimals refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual model.

Modeling Decimals (Area and Grid Models)

Treasure Hunter (Decimals on the Number Line)

CCSS.Math.Content.4.MD: Measurement and Data

CCSS.Math.Content.4.MD.A: Solve problems involving measurement and conversion of measurements from a larger unit to a smaller unit.

CCSS.Math.Content.4.MD.A.1: Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Record measurement equivalents in a two-column table.

Cannonball Clowns (Number Line Estimation)

Elapsed Time

CCSS.Math.Content.4.MD.A.2: Use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time, liquid volumes, masses of objects, and money, including problems involving simple fractions or decimals, and problems that require expressing measurements given in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Represent measurement quantities using diagrams such as number line diagrams that feature a measurement scale.

Elapsed Time

Measuring Motion

Road Trip (Problem Solving)

Weight and Mass

CCSS.Math.Content.4.MD.C: Geometric measurement: understand concepts of angle and measure angles.

CCSS.Math.Content.4.MD.C.7: Recognize angle measure as additive. When an angle is decomposed into non-overlapping parts, the angle measure of the whole is the sum of the angle measures of the parts. Solve addition and subtraction problems to find unknown angles on a diagram in real world and mathematical problems, e.g., by using an equation with a symbol for the unknown angle measure.

CCSS.Math.Content.4.G: Geometry

CCSS.Math.Content.4.G.A: Draw and identify lines and angles, and classify shapes by properties of their lines and angles.

CCSS.Math.Content.4.G.A.2: Classify two-dimensional figures based on the presence or absence of parallel or perpendicular lines, or the presence or absence of angles of a specified size. Recognize right triangles as a category, and identify right triangles.

Classifying Quadrilaterals

Classifying Triangles

Parallelogram Conditions

CCSS.Math.Content.4.G.A.3: Recognize a line of symmetry for a two-dimensional figure as a line across the figure such that the figure can be folded along the line into matching parts. Identify line-symmetric figures and draw lines of symmetry.

Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017

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