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Mary Ellen Kanthack

4th Grade Math

Brookwood Middle

Genoa City, WI

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View all Master TeachersUnit 11 - Place Value (14 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Place Value and Multi-Digit Addition & Subtraction(7 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Metric Measurement(18 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Graphing and Data(5 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Concepts of Multiplication(12 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Geometry(3 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Fractions 1: Understanding Equivalence in Fractions and Decimals(12 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Fractions 2: Addition and Subtraction Concepts/ Mini unit(8 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Fractions 3 Mini Unit: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers(8 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Division Unit(21 Lessons)

Unit 10 - Addition and Subtraction: Algorithms to One Million(7 Lessons)

Unit 11 - Place Value (14 Lessons)

Unit 12 - Addition and Subtraction Word Problems(6 Lessons)

Unit 13 - Multiplication Unit(19 Lessons)

How Much IS a Million? Gaining confidence and fluency in reading numbers to one million.

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Place Value

Big Idea:Imagining a million of something is a tough thing to do! Reading numbers up to one million is tough too, but becomes easier as students are introduced to the concept by a wonderful movie/book as they gain strength to master the standard.

15 Resources

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15 Resources

10 Favorites

I've Got Your Number! Writing Word Form From Standard (or Numeric ) Form Using Phone Numbers

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Place Value

Big Idea:In this fun little skilll and drill game, students use the familiarity of their phone number to practice reading multi-digit numbers in word form up to one million as they search who has their number!

10 Resources

5 Favorites

10 Resources

5 Favorites

Oh Baloney! Incorporating Large Numbers into Tall Tales

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Place Value

Big Idea:Students write and read aloud an exaggerated story using multi-digit numbers up to 1,000,000.

12 Resources

2 Favorites

12 Resources

2 Favorites

Expanded Form: Stretching that Number Out from Real World Text

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Place Value

Big Idea:Students practice a "Number Hunt" from non- fiction text and use those numbers to create expanded form and deepen understanding of the meaning of a "value" as they see multi-digits from real world texts.

18 Resources

7 Favorites

18 Resources

7 Favorites

RTI Expanded Form: All Hands on Deck!

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Place Value

Big Idea:Students manipulate this great card game to strengthen their skills in creating and understanding expanded form better. They use a slinky to help them check and understand if their whole number is stretched out!

15 Resources

4 Favorites

15 Resources

4 Favorites

Reading and Writing Numbers: I Own This Standard!

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Place Value

Big Idea:How do you know you've succeeded if you don't look back at where you started from? In this lesson, students learn to critique themselves and evaluate their own progress in mastering the reading and writing numbers .

15 Resources

2 Favorites

15 Resources

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Feed the Frog: A lesson in understanding how to use place value to compare numbers.

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Place Value

Big Idea:Using puppetry, students build on their understanding of < & > and why we compare large numbers by values.

12 Resources

4 Favorites

12 Resources

4 Favorites

Creating a Menu Using Rounding and Estimation Skills: Enrichment or Whole Class

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Place Value

Big Idea:Students become owners of a mid level restaurant and have to produce a menu that will feed a customer an appetizer, entree and dessert for fifty dollars or less.

26 Resources

19 Favorites

26 Resources

19 Favorites

Understanding the Why of Rounding

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Place Value

Big Idea:Students round numbers by drawing a numberline, finding benchmarks and midpoint to help them show they understand how to round using place value.

15 Resources

7 Favorites

15 Resources

7 Favorites

Estimation: Putting rounding skills in action using real life examples.

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Place Value

Big Idea:Students begin to understand the how and why of estimation through storytelling, analyzing state populations and playing a dice game.

23 Resources

20 Favorites

23 Resources

20 Favorites

Prep for CCSS Assessments: Explaining Estimation in Writing Part 1

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Place Value

Big Idea:Integration of Math and Writing: Students will plan a thorough explanation of how they solved a subtraction problem involving estimation as they prepare for CCSS tests.

18 Resources

4 Favorites

18 Resources

4 Favorites

Prep for CCSS Assessments: Explaining Estimation in Writing Part 2

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Place Value

Big Idea:Students write an essay about estimation from the plan students had created in Part 1.

19 Resources

1 Favorite

19 Resources

1 Favorite

Tic Tac Toe: Student Constructed Review

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Place Value

Big Idea:Tic Tac Toe math gives kids a chance to review in a fun way!

15 Resources

5 Favorites

15 Resources

5 Favorites

A Student Driven Review

4th Grade Math

» Unit:

Place Value

Big Idea: In preparation for their quiz on reading and writing multi digit numbers, students create their own study guide.

17 Resources

1 Favorite

17 Resources

1 Favorite