Grade 4 Month 3 The Wonder of Fractions
From one come all. This simple adage forms the basis for the first block of the fraction lesson. The aim is to play with fractions through crafts, movement, games and cooking. Bring them to life and grasp this concept.
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Curriculum Areas/Learning Outcomes
Connections: Your child is gaining an understanding of the concept of fractions through hands-on activities such as walking and counting and cutting up food. They are making connections between fractions and decimals.
Language Arts: Concept: Language and text can be a source of creativity and joy.
Connection: Your child is hearing the Kalevala, the epic Finnish tale.
Science: Concept: The motions of Earth and the moon cause observable patterns that affect living and non-living systems. Local changes caused by Earth’s annual movement.
Connections: Your child is observing the seasonal changes and making connections to the position of the earth.
Local changes caused by Earth’s annual movement. Your child is observing the patterns of the moon and discussing this effect on human and non-living systems.
Social Studies: Concept: Construct narratives that capture the attitudes, values, and worldviews commonly held by people at different times or places. Develop perspective.
Connection: Based on the Kalevala, your child is recognizing differing perspectives within the narrative.