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# 4th Grade Measurement Skills Prior Standards Implementation

### Measurement

Select and use tools to measure weight and volume in customary or metric units.
1. Are We There Yet? - select the appropriate unit of measure
2. Measuring Tools - select measurement tools for real-world measuring situations
3. Teaching Measures - Choose from three modules; length, mass, and capacity . Each category offers several activities for your large screen display as well as supporting worksheets.
4. Weight and Capacity - this video lesson explains weight and capacity and the units to measure each, and then gives your students the chance to show understanding on several quizzes.
Read temperature using Fahrenheit and Celsius thermometers.
4.4.1
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1. Be a Scientist - estimate temperatures using a Celsius thermometer
2. Hot Stuff - estimate temperatures using a Fahrenheit thermometer
3. Thermometer - asks students to compare the temperature on two days - page instructs them on the concepts of minus quantities as the difference between two things
Find the perimeter of rectangles.
4.4.2
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1. Area and Perimeter - calculate the area or perimeter of the rectangle
2. Area Explorer - Students are shown shapes on a grid after setting the perimeter and asked to calculate areas of the shapes.
3. Fence Me In - find the perimeter of a rectangle
4. Perimeter - calculate the Perimeter of a Rectangle
5. Perimeter Explorer - Students are shown shapes on a grid after setting the area and asked to calculate perimeters of the shapes.
6. Shape Explorer - Students are shown shapes on a grid and asked to calculate areas and perimeters of the shapes.
7. Spy Guys Interactive - Area and Perimeter - Lesson 12
8. Spy Guys Interactive - Relating Area and Perimeter - Lesson 13
Tell time to the nearest minute.
4.4.3
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1. Analog Clock - (whole class activity) You call out a time and ask a student to set the clock.
2. Bang On Time - Read the time in words then stop the clock when the hands reach the right time.
3. Bedtime Bandits - (students try to stay up as late as possible by blasting killer clocks that drop from the ceiling) After each stage, identifying the correct clock gets harder and harder. Eventually, students have to blast the clock that is "4 hours and 15 minutes past 2:30", for example.
4. Clock Program - Start with either an analog or a digital clock, then set the other clock to the time given on the first clock.
5. Clockworks - set the time on the clock. [ four difficulty levels ]
6. Draw Hands - free worksheets from Math Slice, time intervals from 1 hour to one minute
7. Kid Klock - use pull down menus to select the time you would like to see on an analog clock
8. Stop the Clock - match digital time to analog clocks, or written time, by dragging the digital clocks, or written time | to the nearest hour | to the nearest half hour | to the nearest fifteen minutes | to the nearest five minutes | to the nearest minute | to the nearest minute [military time]
9. Tell Time - free worksheets from Math Slice, time intervals from 1 hour to one minutes
10. Worksheet Generator - You decide on the variables; students tell the time or draw the hands on the clock face, time increments from half-hour to one minute, and answer sheet.
Measure length to the nearest 1/4 inch or nearest centimeter.
4.4.4
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1. Measure It - FunBrain displays a ruler with a red bar above it and you must click on the length of the red bar. [ centimeters or inches ]
2. Teaching Measures - Choose from three modules; length , mass, and capacity. Each category offers several activities for your large screen display as well as supporting worksheets.
3. The Ruler Game - Learn To Read A Ruler [ inches only - increments from inches to sixteenths ]
4. Worksheet Generator - ( inches only ) Print your own worksheets to let your students practice reading a ruler.
Use estimation to determine if a length or volume measurement is reasonable.
4.4.5
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1. Are We There Yet? - select the appropriate unit of measure, and use estimation
2. Walrus World - learn strategies for solving real world problems
Solve real-world problems involving addition and subtraction of measurements.
4.4.6
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1. Barrels of Milk - Seven barrels are full of milk. Seven others half filled, and the remaining seven are empty. Please help divide the barrels fairly.
2. Spy Guys Interactive - Problem Solving Bank - Lesson 20 . (fifteen problems to solve, with suggested strategies given)
Solve real-world problems involving elapsed time to the quarter-hour.
4.4.7
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1. Elapsed Time - free worksheets from Math Slice, time intervals from 1 hour to one minute
2. Elapsed Time on a Clock - an E-Lab activity from Harcourt School Publishers
3. Is It PE Time? - use a chart (table) to solve problems
4. Right Time - explore the meaning of AM and PM while they tell time to the hour and half hour
Apply the formula for finding the area of a rectangle.
4.4.8
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1. Area - calculate the area of a rectangle
2. Calculate the area of a Rectangle - instruction followed by practice activities
3. Finding the Area of a Rectangle - instruction followed by questions checking understanding
4. Find the area of a rectangle - This selection focuses on what the area of a rectangular object (like a room) means, and how it's measured.
5. Rectangular Area - select the area of the rectangles shown
6. Shape Surveyor - You will be shown a rectangle (at FunBrain) with the dimensions labeled. You must calculate the area or perimeter of the rectangle.
Select appropriate standard units to measure length, perimeter, area, capacity, volume, weight, time, temperature, and angles.
4.4.9
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1. Alien Angles - estimate angles, without a protractor, ranging from 1-180 by dragging a movable line
2. Are We There Yet? - select the appropriate unit of measure
3. Area Explorer - Find the perimeter of shapes on a grid
4. Measurement Equivalents - concentration style matching game with standard equivalent measurements, such as pounds, ounces, pints, cups, etc
5. Measure it - practice using a ruler (inches and centimeters)
6. Measuring Angles - Investigating angles and the use of a protractor
7. Measuring Tools - select measurement tools for real-world measuring situations.
8. Practice converting from one metric unit to another with this java applet (length, area, volume, mass, or time units )
9. Teaching Measures - Choose from three modules; length, mass, and capacity. Each category offers several activities for your large screen display as well as supporting worksheets.
10. Weight and Capacity - this video lesson explains weight and capacity and the units to measure each, and then gives your students the chance to show understanding on several quizzes.
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

### Review Help

Practice Tests
Released Tests & Others
1. FCAT Sample Test Book - [ 2008 ] sample questions and test taking tips
2. FCAT Sample Answer Book - [ 2008 ] sample questions and test taking tips
3. Fourth Grade Math - Read each question and choose the best answer. Then mark the circle next to the letter for the answer you have chosen. (from Texas)
4. Texas end-of-year Math test 2004
TAAS Attack Daily Upkeeps
1. Daily Upkeeps - Scroll down this page until you see " 4th Grade TAAS Attack Daily Upkeeps ." There are 15 practice activities to print (in .pdf format)

General Total Math Review

1. Brain Teasers - critical thinking skills
2. Math Olympics - Answer 20 multiple choice questions correctly to win the Math Olympics. Topics range from basic computation and general math knowledge to word problems with percentages, ratios, and fractions. Math Olympics provides excellent test prep practice for students in grades 4+.
3. Money Review - Start on level two or three for counting money review
4. Mrs. Renz's 4th grade math site - Many selections of concepts to review and practice.
5. SOL Resources - posted by Virginia DOC
6. Solve It! - Math Videos provide problem solving practice for students in grades 3 to 6. Each of the thirteen sets contain five multi step word problems with step by step video solutions. Concepts include basic operations, algebraic reasoning, money, fractions, percent, perimeter, area, proportional reasoning, and measurement.
7. ThatQuiz is a math testing web site developed by Andrew Lyczak, a graduate student at the University of New Hampshire. The site offers free testing, grading and record keeping for teachers, with practice tests for students. This is a completely free, non-profit educational site.
 site for teachers | PowerPoint show | Acrobat document | Word document | whiteboard resource | sound | video format | interactive lesson | a quiz | lesson plan | to print

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