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Grade 4 Unit 1: Numbers and Operations in Base Ten: Understanding Multi-Digit Whole Numbers

Key Concept: Numbers can be written in standard, word, and expanded forms.

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Lesson Sequences

4.1-1-1 Model and Write Large Numbers: Standard Form  |
View Lesson Opener Talk-About (10 min)
View Guided Lesson Make models for numbers less than one million, write the value in standard form and read the word form. (12-18 min)
View Lesson Closer Agree or Disagree (5 min)
4.1-1-2 Model and Large Write Numbers: Expanded Form  |
View Lesson Opener Think Pair Share (10 min)
View Guided Lesson Make models for numbers less than one million, write the value in expanded form and read the word form. (12-18 min)
View Lesson Closer Explain & Solve (5 min)
4.1-1-3 Regroup to Write Numbers in Standard and Expanded Form  |
View Lesson Opener Hands-On (10 min)
View Guided Lesson Make and use models for numbers less than one million in which the value of one place can be regrouped, then write the numbers in standard and expanded form.  (12-18 min)
View Lesson Closer Apply Your Knowledge (5 min)
4.1-1-4 Write Numbers in Standard and Expanded Form  |
View Lesson Opener Think Pair Share (10 min)
View Guided Lesson Write numbers in standard and expanded form. (12-18 min)
View Lesson Closer Agree or Disagree (5 min)
Real World Investigation Part 1    
View Sonya's Savings Plan: Sonya's Data
Key Concept: A digit in one place represents ten times more than it represents in the place to its right.

Lesson Sequences

4.1-2-1 Multiples of 10: Numbers to Thousands  |
Lesson Plan
View Lesson Opener Talk-About (10 min)
View Guided Lesson Make and change models to determine the value of a given number when it is ten times greater for numbers up to thousands. Write the number. (12-18 min)
View Lesson Closer Agree or Disagree (5 min)
4.1-2-2 Multiples of 10: Numbers to Millions  |
Lesson Plan
View Lesson Opener Think, Pair, Share (10 min)
View Guided Lesson Make and change models to determine the value of a given number when it is ten times greater for numbers up to hundred thousands. Write the number. (12-18 min)
View Lesson Closer Explain and Solve (5 min)
4.1-2-3 Multiples of 10: Solving Equations  |
Lesson Plan
View Lesson Opener Think, Pair, Share (10 min)
View Guided Lesson Write and solve equations that show the product for ten times a given number with and without models. (12-18 min)
View Lesson Closer Apply Your Knowledge (5 min)
4.1-2-4 Dividing by 10: Numbers to Millions  |
Lesson Plan
View Lesson Opener Talk-About (10 min)
View Guided Lesson Make and change models to determine the value of a given multi-digit number when it is divided by 10. Write the number. (12-18 min)
View Lesson Closer Apply Your Knowledge (5 min)
Real World Investigation Part 2    
View Sonya's Savings Plan: Create Some Data
Key Concept: Rounding is a strategy in which we replace one number with another that is close to it and easier to use when calculating.

Lesson Sequences

4.1-3-1 Numbers halfway between hundred benchmarks  |
Lesson Plan
View Lesson Opener Talk-About (10 minutes)
View Guided Lesson Place numbers on a number line halfway between hundred benchmarks. (12-18 minutes)
View Lesson Closer Agree or Disagree (5 minutes)
4.1-3-2 Round numbers < 1 million to hundreds  |
Lesson Plan
View Lesson Opener Think-Pair-Share (10 minutes)
View Guided Lesson Place numbers on a number line to show whether they are
more or less than halfway between the thousand benchmarks.
(12-18 minutes)
View Lesson Closer Explain and Solve (5 miinutes)
4.1-3-3 Numbers halfway between hundred & thousand benchmarks  |
Lesson Plan
View Lesson Opener Walk-About (10 minutes)
View Guided Lesson Place numbers on a number line halfway between thousand benchmarks. (12-18 minutes)
View Lesson Closer Explain and Solve (5 minutes)
4.1-3-4 Round numbers < 1 million to thousands  |
Lesson Plan
View Lesson Opener Think-Pair-Share (10 minutes)
View Guided Lesson Round to the nearest hundred or thousand. (12-18 minutes)
View Lesson Closer Apply Your Knowledge (5 minutes)
Real World Investigation Part 3    
View Your Savings Plan: Your Data