4th Grade Math "I Can" Statements
“I Can” Do Math (Operations & Algebraic Thinking) I can use the four operations (+, -, x, ÷) to help me solve problems.
4.OA.A.1 I can understand that multiplication equations can be seen as comparisons of groups (e.g., 24 = 4 x 6 can be thought of as 4 groups of 6 or 6 groups of 4).
4.OA.A.2 I can multiply or divide to solve word problems by using drawings or writing equations and solving for a missing number.
.OA.B.5 I can use the Commutative property of multiplication. (I know that if 6 x 4 = 24, then 4 x 6 = 24.) I can use the four perations (+, -, x, ÷) to help me solve problems.
4.OA.A.3 I can determine how reasonable my answers to word problems are by using estimation, mental math and rounding. I can become familiar with factors and multiples. ? 4.OA.B.4 I can find all factor pairs for a whole number from 1 to 100.
4.OA.B.4 I can recognize a whole number as a multiple of each of its factors.
.OA.C.7 I can multiply and divide within 100 easily and quickly because I know how multiplication and division are related.
4.OA.B.4 I can determine whether a whole number from 1 to 100 is a multiple of a given one-digit number.
4.OA.B.4 I can determine whether a given whole number up to 100 is a prime or composite number. I can create and analyze patterns.
4.OA.C.5 I can create a number or shape pattern that follows a given rule.
4.OA.C.5 I can notice and point out different features of a pattern once it is created by a rule.
“I Can” Do Math (Numbers & Operations in Base Ten) I can use place value to help me understand larger numbers.
4.NBT.A.1 I can recognize that in a multi-digit whole number, a digit in one place represents ten times what it represents in the place to its right.
4.NBT.A.2 I can read and write larger whole numbers using numerals, words and in expanded form.
4.NBT.A.2 I can compare two larger numbers by using what I know about the values in each place.
4.NBT.A.2 I can compare two larger numbers and use the symbols >, = and < to show the comparison.
4.NBT.A.3 I can round larger whole numbers to any place.
I can use what I know about place value and operations (+,-,x,÷) to solve problems with larger numbers.
4.NBT.B.4 I can add and subtract larger numbers.
4.NBT.B.5 I can multiply a whole number up to four digits by a one-digit whole number.
4.NBT.B.5 I can multiply two two-digit numbers.
4.NBT.B.5 I can illustrate and explain how to multiply larger numbers by using equations, arrays or models.
4.NBT.B.6 I can find whole-number quotients and remainders with up to four-digit dividends and one-digit divisors.
4.NBT.B.6 I can illustrate and explain how to divide larger numbers by using equations, arrays or models.
I Can” Do Math (Numbers & Operations - Fractions) I can improve my understanding of fractions.
4.NF.A.1 I can explain (and show models for) why multiplying a numerator and a denominator by the same number does not change the value of a fraction.
4.NF.A.1 I can recognize and generate equivalent fractions based on my knowledge of numerators and denominators.
4.NF.A.2 I can compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators by creating common denominators or numerators or by comparing them to a benchmark fraction like one-half.
4.NF.A.2 I can recognize that comparisons of fractions are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole.
4.NF.A.2 I can compare fractions using the symbols >, = and 1, as a sum of fractions 1/b.
4.NF.B.3.A I can understand addition and subtraction of fractions as joining and separating parts referring to the same whole.
4.NF.B.3.B I can decompose a fraction into a sum of fractions with the same denominator in more than one way and justify my work using models.
4.NF.B.3.C I can add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators.
4.NF.B.3.D I can solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions that refer to the same whole and that have like denominators.
4.NF.B.4 I can apply my understanding of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number.
4.NF.B.4.A I can understand a fraction a/b as a multiple of 1/b (e.g., I know that 5/4 is the product of 5 x (1/4).)
4.NF.B.4.B I can understand a multiple of a/b as a multiple of 1/b and use that knowledge to multiply a fraction by a whole number (e.g., n x (a/b) = (n x a)/b). ? 4.NF.B.4.C I can solve word problems involving multiplication of a fraction by a whole number. I can understand how fractions and decimals are related.
4.NF.C.5 I can show a fraction with a denominator of 10 as an equivalent fraction with a denominator of 100 in order to add the two fractions.
4.NF.C.6 I can use decimals to show fractions with denominators of 10 and 100.
4.NF.C.7 I can compare two decimals to hundredths by reasoning about their size and realizing that the comparison is only true if the two decimals refer to the same whole.
4.NF.C.7 I can compare decimals using the symbols >, = and <, and justify the comparison by using models.
“I Can” Do Math (Measurement & Data) I can solve problems involving measurement and conversion of measurements.
4.MD.A.1 I can show that I know the relative size of measurement units within one system of units (including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz; l, ml; hr, min, sec).
4.MD.A.1 I can show the measurements in a larger unit in terms of smaller units and record these in a table.
4.MD.A.2 I can use the four operations (+, -, x, ÷) to solve word problems involving measurement.
4.MD.A.2 I can solve measurement problems involving simple fractions and decimals.
4.MD.A.2 I can solve problems that ask me to express measurements given in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit.
4.MD.A.2 I can show measurement quantities using diagrams that involve a measurement scale (e.g., a number line).
? 4.MD.A.3 I can use what I know about area and perimeter to solve real world problems involving rectangles.
I can represent and interpret data.
4.MD.B.4 I can make a line plot to show a data set of measurements involving fractions.
4.MD.B.4 I can solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions by using information shown in line plots.
I can understand the concept of measurement in geometry with regards to angles.
4.MD.C.5 I can recognize angles as geometric shapes where two rays share a common endpoint.
4.MD.C.5 I can understand concepts of angle measurement.
4.MD.C.5.A I can understand that angles are measured with reference to a 360°circle, with its center at the common endpoint of the rays.
4.MD.C.5.BI can understand that an angle that turns through n one-degree angles is said to have an angle measurement of n degrees.
4.MD.C.6 I can use a protractor to measure and sketch angles in whole-number degrees.
4.MD.C.7 I can solve real-world and mathematical addition and subtraction problems to find unknown angles.
“I Can” Do Math (Geometry) I can use geometry to help me understand math.
4.G.A.1 I can identify and draw points, lines, line segments, rays, angles and perpendicular & parallel lines.
4.G.A.2 I can classify two-dimensional shapes based on what I know about their geometrical attributes.
4.G.A.2 I can recognize and identify right triangles.
4.G.A.3 I can recognize, identify and draw lines of symmetry.