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(eBook) Focus in Grade 4: Teaching with Curriculum Focal Points (PDF)

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Stock # 14512
ISBN # 978-0-87353-831-2
Published 4/1/2009
Pages 78
Grades Grades 3-5,

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Series Advisor: Jane F. Schielack

NCTM's Focus books are designed to show teachers and other educators how to organize mathematics instruction around the Focal Points in the Council's influential Curriculum Focal Points for Prekindergarten through Grade 8 Mathematics. Each book fleshes out the Focal Points with practical strategies and samples of student work. Mathematics instruction based on the Focal Points brings coherence to the curriculum, and focusing on fewer topics deepens understanding.

This new book shows teachers and others how to organize instruction in grade 4 around the three Focal Points that Curriculum Focal Points identifies for this grade level. Practical suggestions support focusing on developing quick recall of multiplication and division facts and fluency in whole-number multiplication, understanding decimals and their connection with fractions, and working with area and the areas of two-dimensional shapes.



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