Series: Math Routines with Kristin Gray: Fourth Grade


Common core State Standards

  • Math:  Math
  • 4:  Grade 4
  • NF:  Number & Operations--Fractions
  • A:  Extend understanding of fraction equivalence and ordering
  • 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.

    Grade 4 expectations in this domain are limited to fractions with denominators 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 100.

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Notice & Wonder Math Routine: Fourth Grade
Grade 4 / Math / Tch DIY

A "Notice and Wonder" routine encourages students to make meaning of a context or image in a way that makes sense to them.

This is great. Thanks!
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Thank you for sharing this strategy. I have used this to support teachers with the strategy and I really enjoy the supporting materials that you have added.
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This is why I love Teaching Channel - you are always thinking of the students FIRST. As a teacher this means so much to me. Thank you Kristin for a wonderful lesson.
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As an academic coach, I just wanted to say thank you for the great resource that I am able to share with teachers here in Florida! Seeing the strategy modeled with real students really makes it easier to implement! Thanks so much!
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Love to see all the student discussions!
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School Details

Shields (Richard A.) Elementary School
910 Shields Avenue
Lewes DE 19958
Population: 723

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Kristin Gray
Math / Kindergarten 1 2 3 4 5 / Teacher


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