With these word problem activities and strategies.
It’s much more fun to teach multiplication and division when you’re watching a video!
If it’s not math fluency, it’s fractions. The better understanding fourth graders have of fractions, the better off they’ll be when the quantities get more complicated or the operations get sophisticated. We really love this poolnoodle fractions hack for teaching 4th grade.
How fun are these ’bots? Students apply their understanding of area and perimeter by creating different robots based on mathematical specifications provided to them.
Prime numbers become instantly cool when you use them to win this card game from Education.com! Download the activity for free here.
This is a great first-day-of-school activity that doubles as both an icebreaker and a math review of last year’s skills. Students create a poster of math equations representing different aspects of who they are, and then they can get to know each other by solving the problems. Bonus: You’ll have instant wall art for Back-to-School Night! From Fourth Grade Fun in Florida
Use RAFTs, try vocabulary Jeopardy, and more with these vocabulary activities.
Take sentences from your class’s current text that use figurative language and have students (literally!) illustrate and explain the difference in the literal and figurative meanings of the expressions.
We love this anchor chart.
Practice applying the definitions by reading passages in class and asking students to identify the difference between tone and mood in each passage.