|Subject Area||Math and Science|
|Unit of Instruction||Place Value/Nature of Science|
MATH: 4.NBT.1.1 1.2 1.3
– Recognize that in a multi-digit whole number, a digit in one place represents ten times what it represents in the place
to its right.
– Read and write multi-digit whole numbers using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.
– Compare two multi-digit numbers based on meanings of the digits in each place using the symbols >, <, or = to record
the results of comparisons.
– Use place value understanding to round multi-digit whole numbers to any place.
SCIENCE: SC.4.N.1.1 1.3 1.6 1.8 2.1
– Raise questions about the natural world, use appropriate reference materials that support understanding to obtain
information (identifying the source), conduct both individual and team investigations through free exploration and
systematic investigations and generate appropriate explanations based on those explorations.
– Recognize that science involves creativity in designing experiments.
– Explain that science does not always follow a rigidly defined method ("the scientific method") but that science does
involve the use of observations and empirical evidence.
– Explain that science focuses solely on the natural world.
– Keep records that describe observations made, carefully distinguishing actual observations from ideas and inferences
about the observations.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
– Demonstrate with models that in a multi-digit whole number, a digit in one place represents ten times what it
represents in the place to its right, and is ten times less than the number to its left.
– Read and write multi-digit numbers through 1,000,000 in base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.
– Compare two multi-digit numbers to 1,000,000 using place value and record the comparison numerically using the
symbols >, <, or =.
– Understand that the purpose of rounding to estimate "before an operation" is to make mental math easier and to check
the reasonableness of an answer.
– Use place value understanding to round multi-digit whole numbers (between 1,000 and 1,000,000) to any place.
-Generate a student-driven list of testable questions about the world that can be answered through observation and
– Research topics related to the questions they generate (e.g. internet, leveled readers, non-fiction resources,
newspapers or magazines).
– Form a hypothesis based on research.
– Investigate student-generated questions, individually and in teams, through free exploration, experimentation
(scientific method), or other types of investigations using appropriate science tools.
– Identify any flaws in the experimental design that may have affected outcome.
– Explain the role of a scientist.
– Set up a science notebook to use all year.
– Explore the various fields of science realizing that not all scientists follow the scientific method for experimental
– Define science (study of the natural world through observation and evidence).
– Record observations of an object and/or an event in a science notebook using a variety of data collection tools
(diagrams, charts, graphs).
– Critique findings through discussions.
I-Ready Math Diagnostic
Math Book, Lessons 1-4
Place Value Project: “Number Wanted” Poster
Continue setting up Science Lab Books
Science experiment on Wednesday
Study guide for Science test on Friday (Nature of Science)
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