4TH GRADE MATHEMATICS
COMMON CORE ACADEMIC STANDARDS
Place value of whole numbers through 100,000
Compare whole numbers using greater than, less than, or equal too through 100,000
Basic multiplication facts 0-12
Generate and analyze patterns
Add and subtract up to 100,000 of multi-digit whole numbers
Basic division facts 0-12
Add and subtract fractions with like denominators
Area of regular and irregular shapes
Science Power Standards 4th Grade
1. Observe and describe how mixtures are made by combining solids or liquids, or a combination.
2. Distinguish between the components in a mixture/solution.
3. Observe and identify friction as a force that slows down or stops a moving object that is touching another object or surface.
4. Identify the ways a specific organism may interact with other organisms or with the environment.
5. Differentiate between the types of consumers (herbivore, carnivore, omnivore, and detrivore/decomposer).
6. Compare the physical properties of rocks, mixtures of different Earth materials, each with observable physical properties.
7. Formulate testable questions and explanations (hypotheses).
8. Design and construct an electrical device, using materials and/or existing objects, that can be used to perform a task.4th Grade ELA Power Standards: Reading
Reading Standards for Literature
· Key Ideas and Details
1. Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
2. Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
· Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
3. By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high-end of the range.
Reading Standards for Informational Text k-5
· Key Ideas and Details
4. Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
5. Determine the main idea of text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
6. Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
7. By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Reading Standards: Foundational Skills k-5
· Phonics and Word Recognition
8. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words
9. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
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4th Grade ELA Power Standards: Writing
· Texts types and Purposes
1. Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
a. Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer's purpose.
b. Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.
c. Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases (e.g., for instance, in order to, in addition)
d. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.
2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
a. Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections/ include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
c. Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).
d. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
e. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.
· Production and Distribution of Writing
3. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)
· Range of Writing
4. Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
· Conventions of Standard English
5. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
a. Use correct capitalization.
b. Use commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations from a text
c. Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence.
d. Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.
· Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
6. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
a. Use context (e.g., definitions, examples or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph).
c. Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.
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