Math: Fourth and Fifth Grades

Facts Games Homework Links
4th Math Notes 5th Math Notes Study Tips

Math Homework:

Click here for the printable version.

4th Grade Math Notes

5th Grade Math Notes

Corrections: how to do them

Grading Homework: how I grade math homework

Homework Policies: how to do math homework and why

Key for HW: the things I write on homework and what they mean

RenWeb: how grades and corrections are entered on RenWeb

Test and Quiz Corrections: how and when to do them

Study Tips:

Students must copy notes down exactly the way I write it. If not, they will have difficulty understanding things later. They should bring their binder home every night. This way they will know the correct procedure for their homework and learn it for tests and quizzes. In addition, the students need to review their notes and memorize the definitions, steps, directions, etc. The math notes are located here for fourth grade and here for fifth grade.

Students also need to constantly review basic math facts (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division). If they struggle with these or don't know them quickly, it will make the rest of their work very difficult.

Math builds. Once a concept has been tested, it will still come up, over and over, during the rest of the year, and for much of the rest of the student's school math career.

Quizlet to review math definitions

Math Facts:

It is extremely important for your child to know all of their math facts: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. It will be harder for your child if they have to take a lot of time to figure out basic math while they are working on new concepts. This will slow them down in general. Something that can work is drilling your child on facts every night (not every fact, but pick some). Below are some links for math games so they can practice facts.

We do timed tests every day in math. Students all start with x10, then if they pass, they move on to the next one (all multiplication facts first, then some mixed facts, then division). If they don't pass the one test (finish all questions and all are correct), they will take it again the next day. These are not graded.

Math Games:

Cool Math

Fun Brain


IXL Math: select grade for games

Kids Numbers

Math is Fun

Math Magician Games

Multiplication Games

SoftSchool: select grade and play games

Math Links:

A+ Math: improving math skills many types of calculators to use online

Convert Units (including a date calculator)

How Do I Read a Ruler?

Online Conversion: convert anything to just about anything else

Ruler Measurements: Easy Way to Learn to Read a Ruler

Fourth Grade Math Practice (an outside source; not our textbook, but it's still good practice)

Other Math Links

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Miss Crachi