4.OA.A Lesson Plans

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"Use the four operations with whole numbers to solve problems."

These lesson plans can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

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Food Fractions: What are the Odds?
Food Fractions: What are the Odds?
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Food Fractions: What are the Odds?
Students are sure to love this sweet lesson that teaches them fractions and probability with candy!
Year 5
Maths
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More Words, More Problems
More Words, More Problems
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More Words, More Problems
Are your students struggling with multiplication when it comes to word problems? In this lesson, students will see multiplication problems as a comparison and use word problems to create multiplication equations.
Year 5
Maths
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Into the Wild: Multiplication Word Problems
Into the Wild: Multiplication Word Problems
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Into the Wild: Multiplication Word Problems
Your students will be at the top of the pack with this lesson that has them identify important information within a word problem.
Year 5
Maths
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Arranging Numbers in Multiple Ways
Arranging Numbers in Multiple Ways
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Arranging Numbers in Multiple Ways
In this lesson, students use cubes to build arrays to represent factor pairs of numbers within 100. They use this understanding to identify multiples as well.
Year 5
Maths
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Parking Lot Multiplication
Parking Lot Multiplication
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Parking Lot Multiplication
Help your students make sense of the commutative property of multiplication by relating it to arrangements of cars in parking lots.
Year 4
Maths
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Slap and Roll Timed Multiplication
Slap and Roll Timed Multiplication
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Slap and Roll Timed Multiplication
Students will "roll" to this quick game and "slap out" multiplication facts to reinforce multiplication skills and beat their own scores!
Year 4
Maths
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Animal Kingdom Comparisons
Animal Kingdom Comparisons
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Animal Kingdom Comparisons
How much longer is a blue whale than an orca? Teach your students to use bar models and number sentences with variables as they solve these wild word problems!
Year 5
Maths
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Introducing Order of Operations
Introducing Order of Operations
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Introducing Order of Operations
The order of operations is a critical concept for fourth graders to grasp in preparation for algebra. This introductory lesson on the order of operations will teach your students about the helpful acronym PEMDAS.
Year 5
Maths
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Order of Operations Competition
Order of Operations Competition
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Order of Operations Competition
Students will have a blast deepening their understanding of the order of operations, with this lesson which incorporates an interactive team game.
Year 5
Maths
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Order of Operations with Fractions and Decimals
Order of Operations with Fractions and Decimals
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Order of Operations with Fractions and Decimals
This lesson is designed for fourth graders to practise their skills with the order of operations along with multiplying fractions and adding or subtracting decimals.
Year 5
Maths
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Pre-algebra Problems with Order of Operations
Pre-algebra Problems with Order of Operations
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Pre-algebra Problems with Order of Operations
Algebra concepts can be challenging for students in upper elementary and intermediate. This lesson introduces students to the idea of a missing or unknown number while also considering the order of operations.
Year 5
Maths
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Division Word Problems
Division Word Problems
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Division Word Problems
Freshen up on your understanding of division word problems with long division and one-digit divisors! Use this lesson to help students identify key division terms and solve word problems.
Year 4
Maths
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Multi-Step Word Problems? No Problem!
Multi-Step Word Problems? No Problem!
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Multi-Step Word Problems? No Problem!
Word problems? No problem! In this lesson, your students will learn how to approach solving multi-step word problems with mixed operations with a step-by-step plan.
Year 5
Maths
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Let's Talk About Multiplication Facts
Let's Talk About Multiplication Facts
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Let's Talk About Multiplication Facts
It's not enough to just memorize the multiplication table! It helps students to know how to explain their strategy to find the product too. Teach this lesson on its own or use it as support for the lesson Slap and Roll Timed Multiplication.
Year 4
Maths
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Writing Questions for Multi-Step Word Problems
Writing Questions for Multi-Step Word Problems
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Writing Questions for Multi-Step Word Problems
Get your students thinking like mathematicians with this lesson that has them crafting questions for multi-step word problems. It may be taught independently or as support for the lesson Multi-Step Word Problems? No Problem!
Year 5
Maths
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Deciphering Division Word Problems
Deciphering Division Word Problems
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Deciphering Division Word Problems
Word problems present an additional challenge for English learners. This division lesson gives them a concrete strategy to decipher word problems. Teach it on its own or prior to teaching Division Word Problems.
Year 5
Maths
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Independent Study: Fourth Grade
Independent Study: year five
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Independent Study: year five
Use the fun and simple year five Independent Study Packet to help learners keep their skills active and flourishing. Support any student who may be away from school—whether it's home hospital, snow days, hurricane days, or a holiday break—and provide an opportunity to practise and strengthen their grade-level skills.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
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