Power Indicators

4th Grade Power Indicators

 

1st Trimester

 

 

English/Language Arts

4.1.1 Read aloud grade-level-appropriate literary and informational text with fluency

and accuracy and with appropriate timing, changes in voice, and expression.

4.1.3 Use knowledge of root words (nation, national, nationality) to determine the

meaning of unknown words in a passage.

4.1.7 Use context to determine the meaning of unknown words.

4.3.2 Identify the main events of the plot, including the causes and effects of each event

on future actions, and the major theme from the story action.

4.3.3 Use knowledge of the situation, setting, and a characters traits, motivations, and

feelings to determine the causes for that characters actions.

4.4.4 Use logical organizational structures for providing information in writing, such as

chronological order.

4.5.1 Write narratives that:

 

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Include main ideas, observations, or memories of an event or experience.

 

 

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Provide a context to allow the reader to imagine the world of the event or

 

experience.

 

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Use concrete sensory details.

 

4.6.2 Use simple sentences (Mr. King is a principal.) and compound sentences (Mr.

King works with teachers, and the teachers work with the kids.) in writing.

Math

4.1.1 Read and write whole numbers up to 1,000,000.

4.1.2 Identify and write whole numbers up to 1,000,000 given a place value model.

4.1.3 Round whole numbers up to 10,000 to the nearest ten, hundred, and thousand.

4.1.4 Order and compare whole numbers using symbols for less than (<), equal to

(=), and greater than (>).

4.2.1 Understand and use standard algorithm for addition and subtraction.

4.2.4 Demonstrate mastery of the multiplication tables for numbers between 1 and 10

and the corresponding division facts.

4.2.7 Understand the special properties of 0 and 1 in multiplication and division.

4.2.11 Know and use strategies for estimating results of any whole-number computation.

4.3.1 Use letters, boxes, or other symbols to represent any number in simple

expressions, equations, or inequalities.

Example: Demonstrate the use of a variable.

4.3.5 Continue number patterns using multiplication and division.

4.3.6 Recognize and apply the relationships between addition and multiplication,

between subtraction and division, and the inverse relationship between

multiplication and division to solve problems.

Example: Find another way to write 13+13+13+13+13

4.6.2 Interpret data graphs to answer questions about a situation.

 

2nd Trimester

 

 

English/Language Arts

4.1.1 Read aloud grade-level-appropriate literary and informational text with fluency

and accuracy and with appropriate timing, changes in voice, and expression.

4.1.2 Apply knowledge of synonyms (words with the same meanings), antonyms

(words with the opposite meanings), homographs (words that are spelled the same

but have different meanings), and idioms (expressions that cannot be understood

just by knowing the meanings of the words in the expression, such as couch

potato) to determine the meaning of words and phrases.

4.1.3 Use knowledge of root words (nation, national, nationality) to determine the

meaning of unknown words in a passage.

4.1.7 Use context to determine the meaning of unknown words.

4.2.1 Use the organization of informational text to strengthen comprehension.

4.2.6 Distinguish between cause and effect and between fact and opinion in

informational text.

4.3.2 Identify the main events of the plot, including the causes and effects of each event

on future actions, and the major theme from the story action.

4.3.3 Use knowledge of the situation, setting, and a characters traits, motivations, and

feelings to determine the causes for that characters actions.

4.4.3 Write informational pieces with multiple paragraphs.

4.4.4 Use logical organizational structures for providing information in writing, such as

cause/effect and similarities and differences.

4.4.10 Review, evaluate, and revise writing for meaning and clarity.

4.4.12 Revise writing by combining and moving sentences and paragraphs to improve

the focus and progression of ideas.

4.5.4 Write summaries that contain main ideas of the reading selection and the most

significant details.

4.5.5 Use varied word choices to make writing interesting.

4.5.6 Write for different purposes (information, persuasion, description) and to a

specific audience or person.

Math

4.2.4 Demonstrate mastery of the multiplication tables for numbers between 1 and 10

and the corresponding division facts.

4.2.5 Use a standard algorithm to multiply numbers up to 100 by numbers up to 10,

using relevant properties of the number system.

4.2.6 Use a standard algorithm to divide numbers up to 100 by numbers up to 10

without remainders, using relevant properties of the number system.

4.3.4 Understand that an equation such as y = 3x+5 is a rule for finding a second

number when a first number is given.

4.3.7 Relate problem situations to number sentences involving multiplication and

division.

4.4.1 Identify, describe, and draw rays, right angles, acute angles, obtuse angles, and

straight angles using appropriate tools and technology.

4.4.2 Identify, describe, and draw parallel, perpendicular, and oblique lines using

appropriate math tools and technology.

4.4.3 Identify, describe, and draw parallelograms, rhombuses, and trapezoids, using

appropriate math tools and technology.

4.4.4 Identify congruent (same size and same shape) quadrilaterals (two-dimensional

shape with 4 sides) and give reasons for congruence using sides, angles, parallels,

and perpendiculars.

4.4.5 Identify and draw lines of symmetry in polygons.

4.5.3 Know and use formulas for finding perimeters or rectangles and squares.

4.5.4 Know and use formulas for finding the areas of rectangles and squares.

4.5.6 Understand that rectangles with the same area can have different perimeters and

that rectangles with the same perimeter can have different areas.

3rd Trimester

 

 

English/Language Arts

4.1.1 Read aloud grade-level-appropriate literary and informational text with fluency

and accuracy and with appropriate timing, changes in voice, and expression.

4.1.3 Use knowledge of root words (nation, national, nationality) to determine the

meaning of unknown words in a passage.

4.1.6 Distinguish and interpret words with multiple meanings by using context clues

(the meaning of the text around the word).

4.2.3 Draw conclusions or make and confirm predictions about text by using prior

knowledge and ideas presented in the text itself, including illustrations, titles,

topic sentences, important words, foreshadowing clues (clues that indicate what

might happen next), and direct quotations.

4.2.9 Recognize main ideas and supporting details presented in expository (information

text).

4.3.2 Identify the main events of the plot, including the causes and effects of each event

on future actions, and the major theme from the story action.

4.3.3 Use knowledge of the situation, setting, and a characters traits, motivations, and

feelings to determine the causes for that characters actions.

4.3.5 Define figurative language, such as similes, metaphors, hyperbole, or

personification, and identify its use in literary works.

4.4.4 Use logical organizational structures for providing information in writing, such as

cause/effect and similarities and differences.

4.4.10 Review, evaluate, and revise writing for meaning and clarity.

4.4.11 Revise writing by combining and moving sentences and paragraphs to improve

the focus and progression of ideas.

4.5.2 Write responses to literature that:

 

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Demonstrate and understanding of a literary work.

 

 

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Support statements with evidence from the text.

 

4.5.6 Write for different purposes (information, persuasion, and description) and to a

specific audience or person

4.6.4 Identify and use in writing regular and irregular verbs, adverbs, and prepositions.

4.6.7 Capitalize the names of magazines, newspapers, works of art, musical

compositions, organizations, and the first word in quotations, when appropriate.

Math

4.1.5 Rename and rewrite whole numbers as fractions.

4.1.6 Name and write mixed numbers, using objects or pictures.

4.1.7 Name and write mixed numbers as improper fractions, using objects or pictures.

4.1.8 Write tenths and hundredths in decimal and fraction notations. Know the fraction

and decimal equivalents for halves and fourths.

4.1.9 Round two-place decimals to tenths or to the nearest whole number.

4.2.8 Add and subtract simple fractions with different denominators, using objects or

pictures.

4.2.10 Use a standard algorithm to add and subtract decimals (to hundredths).

4.5.1 Measure length to the nearest quarter-inch.

4.5.2 Subtract units of length that may require renaming of feet to inches or meters to

centimeters.

4.5.9 Add time intervals involving hours and minutes.

4.5.10 Determine the amount of change from a purchase.

4.7.1 Analyze problems by identifying relationships, telling relevant from irrelevant

information, sequencing, and prioritizing information, and observing patterns.

4.7.4 Use a variety of methods, such as words, numbers, symbols, charts, graphs,

tables, diagrams, tools, and models to solve problems, justify arguments, make

conjectures.