


We use Everyday Mathematics in our classroom. By clicking on the link below you can see what topics we cover throughout the school year. The second link is great for your child. There you will find games, extra practice, and additional help on topics covered within the classroom.

Unit 1: Routines, Review, and Assessment
Essential skills for this unit:
 Write time in digital notation
 Apply place value concepts to multidigit numbers
 Describe patterns on number grids
 Measure line segments to the nearest inch and centimeter
 Organize data into a tally chart
 Use basic probability terms
 Practice estimation skills with monetary amounts
 Identify and write numbers in decimal notation
 Calculate elapsed time
Unit 2: Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers
Essential skills for this unit:
 Use fact triangles and fact families to master basic addition & subtraction facts
 Use basic facts to solve extended fact problems, including multiples of 10
 Use diagrams, write number sentences, and explain strategies for solving multidigit number stories
 Solve multidigit addition and subtraction problems using base 10 blocks and using a variety of algorithms, including partialsums, counting up, and tradefirst subtraction
 Make ballpark estimates to check for reasonable answers
Unit 3: Linear Measure and Area
Essential skills for this unit:
 Estimate lengths and use mental math for objects longer than a ruler
 Measure objects using nonstandard units and personal references
 Measure objects using standard units including:
 nearest inch, 1/2 inch, 1/4 inch
 nearest centimeter, 1/2 centimeter, and millimeters
 Use ruler to measure the sides of shapes and add sides to find the perimeter
 Use a variety of strategies to find the area of a rectangle: count square units, draw arrays, use multiplication facts
 Explore circumference and diameter of circular objects
Unit 4: Multiplication and Division
Essential skills for this unit:
 Continue to practice basic multiplication facts through 10 x 10
 Use multiple strategies to solve multiplication and division number stories such as arrays, diagrams, equalsharing
 Write number sentences to model number stories
 Identify quotient, dividend, divisor, and remainder
 Understand the relationship between multiplication and division
 Identify patterns in skip counting by 2s, 5s, 10s, and in facts table to produce multiplication and division fact families
 Apply the "turnaround" rule, multiplying by 1 and 0 rules to mastering basic facts
 Solve mapscale problems using estimates and multiplication strategies
Unit 5: Place Value in Whole Numbers and Decimals
Essential skills for this unit:
 Read and write multidigit whole numbers up to 7 digits
 Compare and order whole numbers
 Identify place value of digits (i.e. ones, tens, hundreds)
 Round whole numbers to easier numbers
 Use base 10blocks and grids to model tenths and hundredths; apply to money amounts in dollars and cents notation and fraction equivalencies
 Read and write decimal numbers to hundredths
 Compare and order decimals on 10 by 10 grids
 Use placevalue book routines to build learning of decimal concepts
Unit 6: Geometry
Essential skills for this unit:
 Describe and draw line segments, lines, points, and rays
 Describe and draw parallel and intersecting lines, line segments, and rays
 Identify right angles, vertex, and sides of an angle in objects
 Model triangles, quadrangles, polygons using straws and twistties to identify characteristics of line segments and angles
 Identify fractional pieces of shapes including measurement of right angles and degrees of a circle
 Identify and draw lines of symmetry in 2dimensional shapes
 Identify, compare and contrast characteristics of 2dimensional and 3dimensional shapes (faces, edges, vertices)
Unit 7: Multiplication and Division
Essential skills for this unit:
 Identify factors, products, square products, and patterns in multiplication/division facts table
 Understand and utilize the "turnaround" rule in multiplication
 Understand the relationship between division and multiplication to solve basic facts
 Solve "What's My Rule?" multiplication and division problems
 Use multiplication facts to write number sentences, including the use of parentheses to solve number stories
 Identify multiples of 10
 Use equalsharing strategy and multiplication strategies to solve problems/number stories
 Apply the appropriate strategy (estimate or actual cost) to the situation in determining the cost of an item
Unit 8: Fractions
Essential skills for this unit:
 Use strategies including the use of manipulatives to solve fraction number stories, compare fractions to 1/2, solve fractional parts of a collectionproblems
 Identify equivalent fractions for halves and fourths of a shape
 Use manipulatives and drawings to represent equivalent fractions
 Identify and compare fractions on a number line and using an area model
 Read, write, and represent fractions greater than 1 using manipulatives and shading of fractional parts of shapes
 Model and name mixed numbers and fractions
 Identify patterns between numerators and denominators of fractions
Unit 9: Multiply and Divide with Multiplies of 10, 100, 1,000
Essential skills for this unit:
 Find multiples of 10, 100, and 1,000
 Use strategies such as partial products to solve 1 digit by multidigit multiplication problems
 Apply placevalue concepts and use addition and multiplication facts to solve partial products
 Use base10 blocks and arrays to solve multiplication problems such as 2 digit by 2 digit multiples of 10
 Explore fraction multiplication using paper folding
 Using manipulatives, model money exchanges and solve money division number stories
 Interpret calculator displays for remainders in division number stories
 Compare, order, and solve number stories using positive and negative numbers
Unit 10: Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers
Unit 11: Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers

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Last Updated: 10/24/11 


