Forth Grade Focal Points
1. Developing fluency with efficient use of the four arithmetic operations on whole numbers and using this knowledge to solve problems.
Students add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers fluently; justify these procedures; and use them to solve problems, including developing formulas for perimeter and area.
2. Measuring angles
Students understand and apply the characteristics of angles and angle measure.
3. Understanding decimals and addition and subtraction of decimals
Students use understanding of base-10 place value and equivalent fractions to develop understanding of decimals as numbers and of procedures for adding and subtracting decimals.
4. Building foundations for addition and subtraction of fractions
Students use their understanding of fractions as numbers along with their understanding of addition and subtraction to develop understanding of and procedures for adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators. Students use these understandings and procedures to solve problems.
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