Number Corner Resource & Tech Links – Grade 4

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September

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
XtraMath - free, web-based, math fact fluency program.

Sept-June
Support Activities

Program Fact Fluency Program includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Student accounts can be accessed from computers at home or school. Progress reports available. Could be used with  Support Activities.
Egyptian Calculator - enter a number of 1-7 digits to view in Egyptian Numeration System. Calendar Grid Activity Place Value Wait to introduce until after students discover the origin of the Calendar Grid symbols.
Old Egyptian Math Cats Fractions - learn about adding fractions as you build fractions as they did in Ancient Egypt.  Calendar Grid Activity Fractions Challenging extension to this month's calendar grid in which students must add unlike fractions to equal a given fraction. Fascinating.
Egyptian Numerals & Calculation - the lower portion of this Let's Play Math blog entry contains a series of links to history, stories, and puzzles using Egyption numeration. Calendar Grid Activity Egyptian Numeration  
Build a Shed Game - build a shed by converting between mm, cm, and meters. Build in 3 stages with 5 questions each. Calendar Collector Activity Metric System Nice way to explore unit conversions within the metric system.

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October

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
The Best of Times - covers strategies for basic multiplication. Computational Fluency Book Multiplication Strategies Poems and strategies from this book are used during Computational Fluency.
Mathwire's Measurement Man - students build a visual representation of the relationship between cups, pints, quarts, and gallons. Calendar Collector Activity Measurement - Capacity Mathwire is an excellent source of standards-based math activities that could be used as extensions.

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November

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
The Best of Times - covers strategies for basic multiplication. Computational Fluency Book Multiplication Strategies Poems and strategies from this book are used during Computational Fluency.
Flip-n-Slide - players build a transformation--a series of slides, turns, and flips--that will allow them to capture the most insects. Calendar Grid Game Geometry - Transformations Use "guest pass" to enter game list & play against the computer. Bridges Blog review. Challenging.
Geometry Transformations - cartoon host invites players to move shapes in sequence of steps intended to review translation, rotation, and reflection. Calendar Grid Activity Geometry - Transformations  
TranStar - reflect, rotate, and translate in order to move a shape through outer space. Calendar Grid Game Geometry - Transformations  Bridges Blog review. Challenging.
Reflections with Kat - a 7th grader gives a brief tutorial on how to make a reflection on a coordinate grid. Calendar Grid Video Geometry - Transformations Bridges Blog review.
Transformation Handprints - students make handprint posters to demonstrate rotation, reflection, and translation. Calendar Grid Activity Geometry - Transformations Contribution from a teacher.

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December

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
The Best of Times - covers strategies for basic multiplication. Computational Fluency Book Multiplication Strategies Poems and strategies from this book are used during Computational Fluency.
Glowla's Estimation Contraption - round numbers to estimate faster in this Cyberchase activity. Number Line & Problem Solving Game Estimation - Rounding  
Great Estimations - colorful photos depict strategies for estimating a variety of objects. Number Line & Problem Solving Book Estimation Also see the book Greater Estimations for more strategies.
Estimator Four - in this two player "Connect 4" game, earn pieces by correctly answering estimation questions. Number Line & Problem Solving Game Estimation Students need instructional support to get started. Choose from levels of difficulty, time limit, and different types of problems: addition, multiplication, and percentage. Great for practice with estimating multi-digit multiplication. Also try Estimator Quiz.

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January

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
XtraMath - free, web-based, math fact fluency program. Computational Fluency Program Fact Fluency Program includes multiplication, addition, subtraction, and division. Student accounts can be accessed from computers at home or school. Progress reports available.
Elapsed Time - given a starting and ending time, determine elapsed time. 3 levels of difficulty. Calendar Grid Game Elapsed Time Also try Elapsed Time Two in which players are given the starting time and the elapsed time and asked to find the end time.

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February

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
Stop That Creature - stop clones in this Cyberchase game by finding the rule in this function machine. Calendar Grid Game Patterns Note: some of the beat sound can be turned off.
Function Machine Activity - looking at the input/output numbers, find the rule in this function machine. Calendar Grid Activity Patterns This simple online function machine is a natural extension to February's Calendar Grid.
Find the Function! - choose from activities: What is the Input?, What is the Output?, What is the Function? Calendar Grid Activity Patterns Emphasize input, output, or function as you explore this game.
Whole Number Cruncher - player chooses the input number and determines the function by looking for patterns in the outputs. Calendar Grid Activity Patterns Integers are between 0 and 10.
Number Cruncher - player chooses the input number and determines the function by looking for patterns in the outputs. Calendar Grid Activity Patterns Integers include negative numbers.
Function Machine - drag numbers into a function machine, looking for patterns to complete a table. Calendar Grid Game Patterns  
Number Patterns - figure out the number pattern to avoid invasion by futuristic robots. Calendar Grid Game Patterns Wide variety of number patterns to explore: add by, subtract by, multiply & divide by. Nice challenge by BBC Maths.
XtraMath - free, web-based, math fact fluency program. Computational Fluency Program Fact Fluency Program includes multiplication, addition, subtraction, and division. Student accounts can be accessed from computers at home or school. Progress reports available.

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March

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
Fraction Tracks - 2 player game in which students race from 0-1 by moving across a series of tracks marked with different fractions. Calendar Grid Game Fractions Add, compare, and find equivalent fractions.
Melvin's Make a Match - match bottles with equivalent fractions in this Cyberchase game. Calendar Grid Game Fractions - Equivalents Players must match a visual model to a fraction number.
XtraMath - free, web-based, math fact fluency program. Computational Fluency Program Fact Fluency Program includes multiplication, addition, subtraction, and division. Student accounts can be accessed from computers at home or school. Progress reports available.

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April

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
Fraction Tracks - 2 player game in which students race from 0-1 by moving across a series of tracks marked with different fractions. Calendar Collector Game Fractions Add, compare, and find equivalent fractions.

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May

Link Session Type Math Topic Notes
Number Factory - add, subtract, multiply, and/or divide a set of four numbers to come as close as possible to a target number. Computational Fluency Game Mental Math Strategies Students need instructional support to get started; read Background Information.
Make 24 - use four numbers and all operations to make 24. Computational Fluency Game Mental Math Strategies  
Bike Route - help this Cyberchase character to run errands using a map and a grid. Calendar Grid Game Grid Very simple map game. Doesn't use coordinates.
Billy Bug & His Quest for Grub - help the bug to locate his food on a coordinate grid. Calendar Grid Game Coordinate Grid Simple game. Good practice with coordinates.
The Jeweller of Memphis - collect materials for making jewelry in Ancient Egypt by searching a map with coordinate grids. Calendar Grid Game Coordinate Grid Short tutorial at the bottom of the page gives map reading instructions.