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Unit 1: Place Value, Numeration, & Rounding (43%)
Unit 2: Multiplication & Division (43%) -- Sept. 22 - Oct. 31
Unit 3: Angle (20%) & Weight Measurement (17%) -- (Nov. 3 - Nov. 21)
Unit 4: Plane Coordinates, Geometric Figures (20%), & Graphs (10%) -- (Dec. 1 - Jan. 24)
Unit 5: Fractions & Decimals (43%) -- (Jan. 26 - Mar. 20)
Unit 6: Algebra (10%) & Preview for GCRCT -- (Mar. 23 - April 17)
Unit 7: GCRCT & Preview for 5th Grade -- (April 20 - May 29)
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FIRST SIX WEEKS:  (August 4 - September 12)
 
Students will learn:
--read numbers correctly through the millions
--write numbers correctly through the millions in standard form
--write numbers correctly through the millions in expanded form
--identify the place value name for hundredths through the millions
--identify the place value locations for hundredths through the millions
--round numbers to the nearest ten, hundred, or thousands
--describe real life applications of applying rounding to the nearest ten, hundred, and thousand
 
Essential Questions:
-Why is place value important?
-How do I know a number is written correctly?
-How do I know if a number is read correctly?
-When is it appropriate to write a number in word form, standard form, or expanded form?
-When is it apprpriate to round a number?
 
GPS:
M4N1: a,b
M4N2: a,b,c,d
M4N5: a,b,c,d,e
M4N7: a,b,c,d
M4A1: a,b,c
 
At the end of the unit, should should be able to:
--read numbers to one million
--write numbers in the millions using commas to indicate periods
--round numbers to the nearest 10s, 100s, and 1000s
--compare rounded numbers and express their relationship using greater than, less than, or equal to
--estimate sum and/or difference of numbers
--apply estimation to solve problems
--determine when it is necessary to apply estimation strategies