Estimating Rational Numbers
Fourth graders change a fraction or mixed number to a decimal number, round the decimal number to the nearest whole number and justify the answer. They complete a worksheet.
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Number and Operations Sense: Whole Numbers
Explore operations with whole numbers, using a calculator to develop understanding of the effect an operation has on the numbers involved. Your class collects data, looks for patterns, and makes conjectures regarding numbers or operations.
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Place Value with M&Ms
Thank goodness M&M's® melt in your mouth and not in your hands! Fourth grade mathematicians are really going to enjoy this chocolate-filled math activity that teaches about place value with the help of these tasty treats. By using...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
How Do You Estimate a Quotient Using Compatible Numbers?
Learn how to do approximations to find a quotient. Given some large numbers to divide, how can this problem be tackled? It's often a good idea to do an approximation first as this can help to be in the ballpark in finding the solution....
4 mins 4th - 7th Math