Q3W5 (2/3-2/7)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaMath/Science/Social Studies
Grade Level4
Week #5
Unit of InstructionMultiply fractions/Energy and Motion/St. Augustine
Standard(s) Taught

MATH:     4.NF.2.4

  • Extend multiplication concepts to fractions.

SCIENCE:  SC.4.P.10.1

  • Observe and describe some basic forms of energy, including light, heat, sound, electrical, and mechanical (energy of motion).

SOCIAL STUDIES:  SS.4.A.3.3     SS.4.A.3.5

  • Identify the significance of St. Augustine as the oldest permanent European settlement in the United States.
  • Identify the significance of Fort Mose as the first free African community in the U.S.


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

The student will:

  • Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number.
  • Decompose a fraction into unit fractions and record the conclusion with a multiplication equation.
  • Recognize that a fraction a/b is a multiple of 1/b
  • Recognize that a multiple of a/b is also a multiple of 1/b and use this understanding to multiply a fraction by a whole number.
  • Solve word problems that involve multiplying a fraction by a whole number using visual models and equations.
  • Identify examples of energy forms in the natural world.
  • Compare and contrast different types of energy.
  • Describe the components necessary for sound to be produced.
  • Summarize St. Augustine’s significance in FL history and US history.
  • Describe Ft. Mose’s role as the country’s first legally sanctioned free African settlement.
  • Chronicle Ft. Mose’s years as a sanctuary for African people seeking freedom from English slavery.
  • Summarize Ft. Mose’s significance as a precursor site to the Underground Railroad. (differences between Spanish and English treatment of enslavement).
Classroom Activities

Weekly Assignment sheet: Math, Science, and SS Assignments

Math Centers

IReady weekly lesson

IXL: S1, S2, S3, S4, S5  (Multiplying fractions by whole numbers)

Assignments Due

Weekly assignment sheet 

Additional Resources