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Using the Partial Quotients Strategy for Division with One-Digit Divisors
Using the Partial Quotients Strategy for Division with One-Digit Divisors
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Using the Partial Quotients Strategy for Division with One-Digit Divisors
It’s time to learn a new strategy! Teach your students to use the partial quotients strategy to solve long division problems with one-digit divisors and no remainder.
4th grade
Math
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Division Skits
Division Skits
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Division Skits
Get students moving with this interactive lesson! They will use real objects to act out skits while practicing their division skills. This lesson can used on its own or as support for the lesson Introduction to Division with Remainders.
4th grade
Math
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Fluently Subtracting within 1000
Fluently Subtracting within 1000
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Fluently Subtracting within 1000
Start your students on subtracting three-digit numbers with this lesson that breaks the problems down by place values!
4th grade
Math
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Multiplying with Arrays
Multiplying with Arrays
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Multiplying with Arrays
Making mistakes helps us learn! Your students will flex their analytical muscles to pinpoint errors in multiplication problems using arrays. Use the lesson on its own or as support to Base Ten Arrays for Multi-Digit Multiplication.
4th grade
Math
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The Rhyme and Reason for Rounding
The Rhyme and Reason for Rounding
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The Rhyme and Reason for Rounding
This lesson focuses on facilitating a rich classroom discussion around the purpose and methods of rounding numbers up to the thousands place. It can be taught on its own or as support to the lesson Rounding with Number Lines.
4th grade
Math
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Mistakes in Comparing Multi-Digit Numbers
Mistakes in Comparing Multi-Digit Numbers
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Mistakes in Comparing Multi-Digit Numbers
In math, mistakes are welcome! This lesson helps your students identify and fix errors made while comparing three- to four-digit numbers. Teach the lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Let's Compare Whole Numbers!
4th grade
Math
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Adding Like Mixed Numbers
Adding Like Mixed Numbers
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Adding Like Mixed Numbers
Solve for the sum of two mixed numbers! They will use scaffolds such as fraction models to support the visualization of mixed numbers. This can be used on its own or as support for the lesson Sums for Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions.
4th grade
Math
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Discussing Subtraction Strategies
Discussing Subtraction Strategies
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Discussing Subtraction Strategies
Get your students comfortable with discussing multiple strategies to solve subtraction problems with this lesson on two- and three-digit subtraction. It may be taught independently or as support for the lesson Subtraction with Regrouping.
4th grade
Math
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Justifying the Distributive Property
Justifying the Distributive Property
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Justifying the Distributive Property
Let's talk about the distributive property! Give students a chance to explain their thinking of how and why this property of multiplication works. This lesson may be taught as a standalone or as support to the lesson Distributive Property.
4th grade
Math
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Adding Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy
Adding Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy
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Adding Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy
Make the number work for you! Use this lesson to teach your students to add mixed numbers with like denominators using the strategy of decomposition.
4th grade
Math
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Modeling Mixed Number Subtraction
Modeling Mixed Number Subtraction
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Modeling Mixed Number Subtraction
Students will learn to model mixed number subtraction with manipulatives using this hands-on lesson plan.
4th grade
Math
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Multi-Digit Multiplication Strategies
Multi-Digit Multiplication Strategies
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Multi-Digit Multiplication Strategies
Facilitate an exploration and comparison of multiplication strategies for your students to see the variety of ways to solve the same problem. Use this lesson on its own or teach it prior to the lesson Multiplication: Musical Chairs.
4th grade
Math
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Figuring Out Function Tables
Figuring Out Function Tables
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Figuring Out Function Tables
Get your students talking about number patterns and rules with this introductory lesson on function tables. Use this lesson as a pre-lesson to Input and Output Boxes or teach it on its own.
4th grade
Math
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Multiplication Models: Fractions and Whole Numbers
Multiplication Models: Fractions and Whole Numbers
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Multiplication Models: Fractions and Whole Numbers
Teach your students to multiply fractions by whole numbers in this dynamic hands-on lesson!
4th grade
Math
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How Did You Solve the Puzzle?
How Did You Solve the Puzzle?
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How Did You Solve the Puzzle?
Grid puzzles are a terrific way to practice thinking about math! In this lesson, students are asked to solve addition grid puzzles and compare processes. Use it on its own or as support for the lesson Solving KenKen Puzzles.
4th grade
Math
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Area Arrangements
Area Arrangements
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Area Arrangements
Students will use the inverse relationship between multiplication and division to complete an area formula in a real-world situation. Use this lesson on its own or as support for the lesson The Case of the Missing Rectangle Side.
4th grade
Math
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Parking Lot Multiplication
Parking Lot Multiplication
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Parking Lot Multiplication
Help your students make sense of the commutative property of multiplication by relating it to arrangements of cars in parking lots.
4th grade
Math
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Deciphering Division Word Problems
Deciphering Division Word Problems
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Deciphering Division Word Problems
Word problems present an additional challenge for English learners. This division lesson gives them a concrete strategy to decipher word problems. Teach it on its own or prior to teaching Division Word Problems.
4th grade
Math
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Compare & Contrast Addition Strategies
Compare & Contrast Addition Strategies
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Compare & Contrast Addition Strategies
Help students develop compare and contrast skills while they examine multi-digit addition models. This lesson can be used independently or in conjunction with the lesson Addition with Regrouping.
4th grade
Math
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Finding Area: Furnishing A Room
Finding Area: Furnishing A Room
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Finding Area: Furnishing A Room
Let your students decorate their own room with this lesson that has them use area to place furniture in a room.
4th grade
Math
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Multiplication: Musical Chairs
Multiplication: Musical Chairs
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Multiplication: Musical Chairs
In this fun, fast-paced multiplication review lesson, students will play a musical game as they practice their facts while applying different techniques to their problem-solving skills.
4th grade
Math
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Number Talks with Mixed Numbers Addition
Number Talks with Mixed Numbers Addition
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Number Talks with Mixed Numbers Addition
Students will practice mental math and harness their discussion skills through addition problems of like mixed numbers. This lesson may be used on its own or as support for the lesson Adding Mixed Numbers Using the Decomposition Strategy.
4th grade
Math
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Dividing with the Divvy Out Method
Dividing with the Divvy Out Method
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Dividing with the Divvy Out Method
Share the divvy out method for division and provide a foundation for learning the partial quotients method. This lesson can be used on its own or as support for Using the Partial Quotients Strategy for Division with One-Digit Divisors.
4th grade
Math
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Slap and Roll Timed Multiplication
Slap and Roll Timed Multiplication
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Slap and Roll Timed Multiplication
Students will "roll" to this quick game and "slap out" multiplication facts to reinforce multiplication skills and beat their own scores!
4th grade
Math
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Writing Questions for Multi-Step Word Problems
Writing Questions for Multi-Step Word Problems
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Writing Questions for Multi-Step Word Problems
Get your students thinking like mathematicians with this lesson that has them crafting questions for multi-step word problems. It may be taught independently or as support for the lesson Multi-Step Word Problems? No Problem!
4th grade
Math
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