Grade 4 Teacher’s Guide to Math Test Prep & Performance Task (USA)
These guides help teachers understand how federal assessments have evolved by showing in-depth analysis of Common Core assessment questions in math. Teachers will understand the new types of questions presented to students and how classroom instruction should be modified to prepare students for these questions.
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Grade 4 StepUp Academy (4 Week Program)
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Determine the Meaning of Multiple-Meaning Words (Set 1)
This language lesson teaches students how to determine the correct meaning of multiple-meaning words using nearby context clues. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will see multiple definitions for the same word and then must choose the word with the definition that matches the context of the sentence. In the second activity, students are given a multiple choice option and they must identify which sentence uses the multiple-meaning word in the same way as the example.
This number and operations in base ten lesson teaches students how to write multi-digit numbers in expanded form. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will rewrite numbers into the expanded form. Students will determine the real value of each digit and rewrite the number as the sum of the values of each digit. This is done to reinforce the actual value of each digit in the number.
This number sense lesson focuses on dividing money amounts. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students identify the quotient of a money amount by using long division and placing the decimal correctly in the quotient. Then, they read the problem and quotient aloud. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.