Q4W5 (4/17 – 4/21)

TeacherKathleen Manning
Subject AreaMath/Science
Grade Level4
Week #5
Unit of InstructionUnderstand Angles/Plant and Animal Life Cycles
Standard(s) Taught

MATH:        MA.4.GR.1.1      MA.4.GR.1.2     MA.4.GR. 1.3

  • Informally explore angles as an attribute of two-dimensional figures. Identify and classify angles as acute, right, obtuse, straight or reflex.
  • Estimate angle measures. Using a protractor, measure angles in whole-number degrees and draw angles of specified measure in whole-number degrees. Demonstrate that angle measure is additive.
  • Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving unknown whole-number angle measures. Write an equation to represent the unknown.

SCIENCE:   SC.4. L.16.2

  • Explain that although characteristics of plants and animals are inherited, some characteristics can be affected by the environment.


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

The student will:

  • Understand, identify, and draw angles.
  • Measure angles using degrees.
  • Use fractional parts of a circle to measure angles.
  • Explain how degrees are related to fractional parts of a circle.
  • Use benchmark angles to estimate the measures of angles.
  • Use a protractor to draw and measure an angle.
  • Write an equation to find an unknown angle measure.
  • Explain that some characteristics (traits) of plants are inherited by offspring from parents (e.g., type of plant, color of flower, leaf shape, size).
  • Explain that some characteristics (traits) of plants are affected by the environment (e.g., fires, humans, pollution, diet, temperature, amount of sunlight).
  • Explain that some characteristics (traits) of animals are inherited by offspring from parents (e.g., freckles, height, dimples, eye color, fur color, beak size, beak shape, camouflage)
  • Explain that some characteristics (traits) of animals are affected by the environment (e.g., feather color based on diet, fur length based on temperature, gender of offspring based on temperature).



Classroom Activities

Math Book:   Lesson 12.5 “Add Angle Measures” pp. 645-650    Lesson 12.6 “Find Unknown Angle Measures” pp. 651-656  Chapter 12 Review pp. 659-662   Chapter 12 Test (Thursday)  Chapter 13  “Represent and Interpret Data” – Lesson 13.1 “Find Median, Mode, and Range” pp. 667-672.

IXL:  Section U  1-8

Math Centers for review of angles and data

“Plant Traits”and “Animal Traits”  – CPalms tutorials

“Traits and the Environment” activity sheet


Assignments Due
Additional Resources