# Year 4 Curriculum

Below are the skills needed, with links to resources to help with that skill. We also enourage plenty of exercises and book work. Curriculum Home

Important: this is a guide only.
Check with your local education authority to find out their requirements.

Year 4 | Counting
☐ Skip count by 1,000's
☐ Use a variety of strategies to add numbers up to 10,000
Year 4 | Subtraction
☐ Use a variety of strategies to subtract numbers up to 10,000
Year 4 | Multiplication
☐ Understand various meanings of multiplication
☐ Use a variety of strategies to multiply two-digit numbers by one-digit numbers (with and without regrouping)
☐ Use a variety of strategies to multiply two-digit numbers by two-digit numbers (with and without regrouping)
☐ Develop fluency in multiplying multiples of 10 and 100 up to 1,000
☐ Understand, use, and explain the associative property of multiplication
☐ Develop fluency with multiplication facts up to 10x
Year 4 | Division
☐ Use multiplication and division as inverse operations to solve problems
☐ Use a variety of strategies to divide two-digit dividends by one-digit divisors (with and without remainders)
☐ Interpret the meaning of remainders
☐ Understand various meanings of division
Year 4 | Numbers
☐ Develop an understanding of the properties of odd/even numbers as a result of multiplication
☐ Select appropriate computational and operational methods to solve problems
☐ Read and write whole numbers to 10,000
☐ Round numbers less than 1,000 to the nearest tens and hundreds
☐ Compare and order numbers to 10,000
☐ Understand the place value structure of the base ten number system: 10 ones = 1 ten 10 tens = 1 hundred 10 hundreds = 1 thousand 10 thousands = 1 ten thousand
☐ Recognize equivalent representations for numbers up to four digits and generate them by decomposing and composing numbers
☐ Understand how to extend the place value structure of the base ten number system to include decimals: tenths, hundredths, thousandths ...
Year 4 | Decimals
☐ Develop an understanding of decimals as part of a whole
☐ Add and subtract decimals to tenths and hundredths using a hundreds chart
Year 4 | Fractions
☐ Add and subtract proper fractions with common denominators
☐ Express decimals as an equivalent form of fractions to tenths and hundredths
☐ Develop an understanding of fractions as locations on number lines and as divisions of whole numbers
☐ Recognize and generate equivalent fractions (halves, fourths, thirds, fifths, sixths, and tenths) using manipulatives, visual models, and illustrations
☐ Use concrete materials and visual models to compare and order unit fractions or fractions with the same denominator (with and without the use of a number line)
Year 4 | Measurement
☐ Select tools and units appropriate for the length measured
☐ Use a ruler to measure to the nearest metric unit (whole centimeters or whole meters), or to the nearest standard US unit (whole, 1/2 and 1/4 inches, whole feet, whole yards)
☐ Know and understand equivalent metric or US standard units of length: 10 millimeters = 1 centimeter, 100 centimeters = 1 meter, 12 inches = 1 foot, 3 feet = 1 yard
☐ Select tools and units appropriate to the mass of the object being measured (grams and kilograms, or ounces and pounds)
☐ Measure mass, using grams or ounces
☐ Select tools and units appropriate to the capacity being measured (milliliters and liters, or fluid ounces, cups and pints)
☐ Measure capacity using milliliters and liters, or fluid ounces, cups and pints
Year 4 | Time
☐ Calculate elapsed time in days and weeks, using a calendar
☐ Calculate elapsed time in hours and half hours, not crossing A.M./P.M.
Year 4 | Geometry (Plane)
☐ Identify and name polygons, recognizing that their names are related to the number of sides and angles (triangle, quadrilateral, pentagon, hexagon, and octagon)
☐ Identify points and line segments when drawing a plane figure
☐ Find perimeter of polygons by adding sides
☐ Find the area of a rectangle by counting the number of squares needed to cover the rectangle
Area
☐ Draw and identify intersecting, perpendicular, and parallel lines
☐ Identify points and rays when drawing angles
☐ Classify angles as acute, right, obtuse, straight and reflex.
Year 4 | Geometry (Solid)
☐ Define and identify vertices, faces, and edges of three-dimensional shapes
Year 4 | Pre-Algebra
☐ Evaluate and express relationships using open sentences with one operation
☐ Use the symbols <, >, =, and ? (with and without the use of a number line) to compare whole numbers and unit fractions and decimals (up to hundredths)
☐ Find the value or values that will make an open sentence true, if it contains < or >
☐ Describe, extend, and make generalizations about numeric (+,-,x,/) and geometric patterns
☐ Analyze a pattern or a whole-number function and state the rule, given a table or an input/output box
Year 4 | Data
☐ Collect data using observations, surveys, and experiments and record appropriately
☐ Represent data using tables, bar graphs, and pictographs
☐ Read and interpret line graphs
☐ Develop and make predictions that are based on data
☐ Formulate conclusions and make predictions from graphs
☐ Understand accuracy and precision
Year 4 | Estimation
☐ Check reasonableness of an answer by using estimation
Year 4 | Money
☐ Make change, using combined coins and dollar amounts
☐ Read and write decimals to hundredths, using money as a context