This page provides you with a sample homeschool math curriculum for 4th grade kids. It is divided into several weeks. You can adjust it according to your needs...
Week 1-2: Place Value and Number Sense
- Recognize, read, and write numbers up to 1,000,000.
- Understand the place value of thousands, ten thousand, and hundred thousand digits.
- Compare and order multi-digit numbers.
Week 3-4: Advanced Addition and Subtraction
- Add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers.
- Solve word problems that involve addition & subtraction with regrouping.
- Practice mental math and estimation strategies.
Week 5-6: Introduction to Multiplication of Multi-digit Numbers
- Multiply larger numbers (up to four digits by one digit and two digits by two digits).
- Utilize area models and the standard algorithm.
Week 7-8: Introduction to Division
- Dividing numbers with up to 4 digits by 1-digit divisors.
- Understand remainders in the context of word problems.
Week 9-10: Fractions I
- Understand fraction equivalence and comparison.
- Decompose fractions into the sum of smaller fractions.
- Introduction to mixed numbers.
Week 11-12: Fractions II
- Adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators.
- Multiply a fraction by a whole number.
Week 13-14: Geometry I
- Lines, angles, and classifying two-dimensional figures.
- Recognize and measure angles.
Week 15-16: Decimal Notation
- Understand decimal notation for fractions, which has denominators of 10 and 100.
- Relate decimals to fractions.
- Compare decimal values.
Week 17-18: Measurement I - Area and Perimeter
- Develop and apply formulas for the area and perimeter of rectangles.
- Solve problems involving areas of complex shapes by decomposing them.
Week 19-20: Measurement II - Converting Units
- Convert larger units to smaller units within the metric system and U.S. customary measurements.
- Solve multi-step word problems involving distances, intervals of time, volumes, masses, and money.
Week 21-22: Geometry II
- Understand and identify lines of symmetry.
- Understand the concept of angles and protractors.
Week 23-24: Fractions III
- Understand adding and subtracting mixed numbers with like denominators.
- Practice converting between mixed numbers & improper fractions.
Week 25-26: Decimals - Operations
- Add and subtract decimals to hundredths.
- Use models and strategies to solve decimal word problems.
Week 27-28: Multiplication and Division Application
- Solve multi-step word problems with the use of all four operations.
- Interpret remainders based on the context of the problem.
Week 29-30: Geometry III
- Understanding coordinate planes.
- Plotting points on coordinate grids.
Week 31-32: Patterns and Algebraic Thinking
- Recognize and generate arithmetic patterns.
- Understand the use of letter variables in mathematical expressions.
Week 33-34: Data and Graphing
- Solve problems using data from line plots.
- Interpret information presented in graphs.
Week 35: Review
- Revisit challenging concepts and engage in comprehensive math activities or projects.
Week 36: End-of-Year Assessment and Celebration
- Informal assessment or review games to gauge understanding of the year's concepts.
- Celebrate progress with fun math activities, challenges, and games.
Consistent practice is vital. Hands-on activities, math-based games, and real-world problems can help consolidate learning. Adjust the curriculum based on the child's pace, strengths, and needs.
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