**MATH CARNIVAL  Thursday, May 10th from 5:307:00**
*The math SOL will be given on Tuesday, May 22nd*
April 30thMay 16th
SOL review has begun! The homework that your child will receive for the next 2.5 weeks will reflect skills that need extra practice before the SOL test on Tuesday, May 22nd. If you need any help with the review skills, please scroll down and locate that skill on the page. You can also email me using the email link on the home page.
April 23rd  27th
The student will determine elapsed time in hours and minutes within a 12hour period.
Start time  The time an activity begins
End time  The time an activity ends
Elapsed time  The time that passes by in between start and end
This year students are required to be able to find either the: start, end, or elapsed time. They will ALWAYS be given two out of three of the times to work with. We teach students to use a tchart to organize their thinking. Please see the three examples below.
End time  The time an activity ends
Elapsed time  The time that passes by in between start and end
This year students are required to be able to find either the: start, end, or elapsed time. They will ALWAYS be given two out of three of the times to work with. We teach students to use a tchart to organize their thinking. Please see the three examples below.
April 16th20th
Students will be able to find the area and perimeter of various polygons.
Students will understand how to measure liquid volume in both US Customary and Metric units.
Students will also be able to convert or change measurement units.
Students will understand how to measure liquid volume in both US Customary and Metric units.
Students will also be able to convert or change measurement units.
**Correction: the first two questions on WEDNESDAY'S homework should be finding the area and/or perimeter of a rectangle.

April 9th13th
Students will understand how to measure mass and weight in both US Customary and Metric units. Students will also be able to convert or change measurements.
CSAs begin on Thursday, March 22nd  the math CSA is on Tuesday, March 27th
March 26th30th
Students will be able to name and describe various polygons.
March 19th23rd
Students will be able to recognize and describe geometric figures (line, line segment, ray, point, angle, intersecting, parallel, and perpendicular)
March 12th16th
Students will add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators within word problems.
Please refer to last week's information. This week is continued practice.
March 5th9th
Students will be able to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators.
Adding and subtracting fractions is, in my opinion, the most difficult task our fourth grade math students will face. The process has many steps and is pulling from a lot of other concepts that the students have been working on not only in fourth grade, but in the grades before.
Adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators (different bottom numbers) has four basic steps:
Example: 4/10  GCF is 2
4 (1x4, 2x2)
10 (1x10, 2x5)
4 divided by 2 = 2
10 divided by 2 = 5
The final answer is 2/5
Adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators (different bottom numbers) has four basic steps:
 Find the LCM (Least Common Multiple) and change the denominators to that number by multiplying
 Add or Subtract the NEW fractions
 Decide if the answer is improper (top number is larger than the bottom number). If it is, you must change it to a mixed number (whole number and a fraction)
 Find the GCF (greatest common factor) and divide so that the fraction is simplified (the smallest fraction possible)
Example: 4/10  GCF is 2
4 (1x4, 2x2)
10 (1x10, 2x5)
4 divided by 2 = 2
10 divided by 2 = 5
The final answer is 2/5
February 26thMarch 2nd
Students will find the least common denominator (LCM) and greatest common factor (GCF) to prepare to add and subtract fractions.
Dress up for the 100th day of school on Tuesday, February 20th  ideas here and here
February 19th23rd
Students will predict outcomes and determine probability
February 12th16th
Students will be able to convert fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions.
Fractions are decimal statements. Any fraction can be changed into a decimal by dividing the numerator by the denominator.
February 5th9th
Students will be able to order fractions from greatest to least or least to greatest.
Students should follow the same steps from comparing fractions in order to put them in order from least to greatest or greatest to least.
See the previous week for how to compare fractions.
See the previous week for how to compare fractions.
January 29thFebruary 2nd
Students will be able to find equivalent fractions and compare/order fractions from greatest to least or least to greatest.
Finding equivalent fractions
Comparing and ordering fractions
~THIRD QUARTER~
The math CSA will be given on Thursday, January 25th ** Girls on the Run registration begins on February 5th
January 16th19th
Students will be able to recognize, create, and extend both numeric and geometric patterns.
*Please do homework night by night  if we get any snow, days missed will carry over into next week**
January 2nd5th
Students will be able to create, analyze, and compare bar and line graphs.
December 11th15th
Students will be able to divide numbers: 1 digit by 2 digit and 1 digit by 3 digit
Below are three examples of how students can see a division statement written.
December 4th8th
Students will be able to multiply large numbers
November 27thDecember 1st
Students will be able to solve single and multistep word problems using addition and subtraction.
In order to understand word problems, we teach students to read their word problems as they do a story. They identify who/what the problem is about and what they are doing. The verbs help students to decide if they are adding or subtracting. The problem is not complete until students reach the end of the problem (story).
November 13th17th
Students will Find Sums and Differences of Whole Numbers, Solve multistep addition and subtraction problems with whole numbers, and Add and Subtract Decimals Through Thousandths.
**Homework is on Wednesday and Thursday only this week**
November 8th10th
Students will be able to estimate and solve both addition and subtraction problems.
We use estimation when we don't need an exact answer.
People may use estimation when at the grocery store, for example. Instead of adding every exact price, they may round up to the nearest dollar to track their spending easier.
Rounding rules apply to estimation.
People may use estimation when at the grocery store, for example. Instead of adding every exact price, they may round up to the nearest dollar to track their spending easier.
Rounding rules apply to estimation.
CSA Schedule: Friday 10/27 = reading; Mon 10/30 = social studies; Tu 10/31 = science; Wed 11/1 = math
October 30thNovember 3rd
We are continuing to practice comparing, ordering, and rounding decimals as well as memorizing our basic multiplication facts.
October 23rd27th
This week's homework is a compiled review of the decimals unit including: place value, comparing, ordering, and rounding using the eNvision math resources provided to Hampton City Schools.
Please revisit the previous week's information to help with this week's homework.
October 16th20th
Students will be able to round, compare and order decimals.
Rounding decimals follows the same rounding rules as with whole numbers.
5.851 > 5.9 Nearest hundredth 5.851 > 5.85 Nearest whole number (ones place) 5.851 > 6 
When you order decimals, you must stack them so that the decimal points are in line. They you start at the front of the number and compare the first place where there are two different digits.
4.5; 4.55; 45.59; .569; .5 04.500 04.550 45.490 00.569 00.500 You then substitute 0s in to make all of the numbers look the same (same number of digits You will then clearly be able to compare starting in the front of the numbers and working back. 
When you compare decimals you must stack them so that the decimal points are in line.
63.06 < 63.6 63.06 63.60 
October 10th13th
Students will learn and understand decimal place value (tenths, hundredths, and thousandths)
The midquarter assessment will be given on Monday 10/9
October 2nd  6th
Students will be able to compare, order, and round whole numbers through the millions place.
**Homework for this skill will begin on Tuesday 10/3**

Students will need to know how to round to the nearest tens, hundreds, thousands, ten thousands, and hundred thousands places.
*In 3rd grade they learned how to round to the tens, hundreds, and thousands.
*In 3rd grade they learned how to round to the tens, hundreds, and thousands.
September 25th29th
Students will read, write, and identify the place and value of each digit in a ninedigit whole number
September 18th22nd
Students will recognize and demonstrate the meaning of equality in an equation.
Students will investigate and describe the associative property for addition and multiplication.
Students will investigate and describe the associative property for addition and multiplication.
Equality  Determining whether or not two sides of an equation are the same value.
Equality in an equation
Equality means the same, or equal (=)
An equation is a number sentence (4+3)
*Students are expected to decide whether an equation shows equality (4 x 3 = 2 x 6)  each side equals 12 so the two equations are equal.
*Students also need to be able to create equivalent equations (4 x 3 = 2 x _)  They would have to be able to recognize or calculate that the digit 6 goes in the blank so that both sides equal 12.
Equality means the same, or equal (=)
An equation is a number sentence (4+3)
*Students are expected to decide whether an equation shows equality (4 x 3 = 2 x 6)  each side equals 12 so the two equations are equal.
*Students also need to be able to create equivalent equations (4 x 3 = 2 x _)  They would have to be able to recognize or calculate that the digit 6 goes in the blank so that both sides equal 12.
Associative Properties
Insert digits in place of the letters to create examples.
September 11th15th
Students will understand what least common multiples and greatest common factors are and be able to find them.
September 5th8th
Students will demonstrate fluency with multiplication facts through 12 × 12, and the corresponding division facts
~This is a review from 3rd grade~
~This is a review from 3rd grade~