# Mrs. Lindley's Class

## Welcome to 4th Grade Math & Science!

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## 6th Six Weeks Learning Targets

### MATH

**STAAR REVIEW, MAKING CONNECTIONS, and ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDINGS**

**4.4A** Add and subtract whole numbers and decimals to the hundredths place using the standard algorithm.

**4.4H** Solve with fluency one- and two-step problems involving multiplication and division, including interpreting remainders.

**4.8C** Solve problems that deal with measurements of length, intervals of time, liquid volumes, mass, and money using addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division as appropriate.

**4.10A** Distinguish between fixed and variable expenses.

**4.10B** Calculate profit in a given situation.

**4.10C** Compare the advantages and disadvantages of various savings options.

**4.10D** Describe how to allocate a weekly allowance among spendingÍ¾ saving, including for collegeÍ¾ and sharing.

**4.10E** Describe the basic purpose of financial institutions, including keeping money safe, borrowing money, and lending.

**4.2G** Relate decimals to fractions that name tenths and hundredths.

**4.3A** Represent a fraction a/b as a sum of fractions 1/b, where a and b are whole numbers and b > 0, including when a > b.

**4.3B** Decompose a fraction in more than one way into a sum of fractions with the same denominator using concrete and pictorial models and recording results with symbolic representations.

**4.3C** Determine if two given fractions are equivalent using a variety of methods.

**4.3D** Compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators and represent the comparison using the symbols >, =, or <.

**4.3E** Represent and solve addition and subtraction of fractions with equal denominators using objects and pictorial models that build to the number line and properties of operations.

**4.3F** Evaluate the reasonableness of sums and differences of fractions using benchmark fractions 0, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, and 1, referring to the same whole.

**4.3G** Represent fractions and decimals to the tenths or hundredths as distances from zero on a number line.

### SCIENCE

**ADAPTATIONS & LIFECYCLES**

**4.10A **Explore how adaptations enable organisms to survive in their environment such as comparing birds' beaks and leaves on plants.

**4.10C** Explore, illustrate, and compare life cycles in living organisms such as butterflies, beetles, radishes, or lima beans.

**4.3B** Connect grade-level appropriate science concepts with the history of science, science careers, and contributions of scientists.