Zeroing in on Number and Operations, Grades 3-4

Key Ideas and Common Misconceptions

About the Series:

When you talk with students about their number sense and computational skills, you're bound to uncover some surprising gaps in their understanding. Knowing how to identify and bridge those gaps is essential for helping students at all levels advance as mathematical thinkers.

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About the Series:

When you talk with students about their number sense and computational skills, you're bound to uncover some surprising gaps in their understanding. Knowing how to identify and bridge those gaps is essential for helping students at all levels advance as mathematical thinkers.

The Zeroing in on Number and Operations series, which aligns with the Common Core State Standards and the NCTM Standards and Focal Points, features easy-to-use tools for teaching k...read more

About the Author(s)

Linda Dacey, professor of mathematics and education at Lesley University, began her career teaching at the elementary level and early in her career, received an NSF grant to develop a model program for preparing middle school teachers.

Anne Collins has thirty years of teaching experience having taught all grade levels K-12 including undergraduate and graduate level courses. She has been providing mathematics content professional development institutes and courses for teachers for the past fourteen years.

Table of Contents

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Contents
Introduction
I. WHOLE NUMBERS, ADDITION, AND SUBTRACTION Patterns in the Count
Making Sense with Numbers
Connecting Representations of Numbers
In Order
Addition and Subtraction Fact Practice
Open Number Line
Mental Computation
Adding Numbers in the Thousands
Column Addition
Subtracting Numbers in the Thousands
II. MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION Meaning of Multiplication
Properties of Multiplication
Helping Facts
Multiples of 10, 100, and 1,000
Partial Products
Two-Digit Multipliers
Estimating Sums, Differences, and Products
Meaning of Division
Division Algorithms
Problem Solving with All Operations
Problem Posing
III. FRACTIONS AND DECIMALS
Finding Parts and Making Wholes
Renaming Fractions
Parts of a Group
Number Lines and Benchmark Fractions
Decimals and Their Connections to Fractions
Ordering Decimals
Appendix
Answer Key

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Product Details

Grade Range: 3-4
Media: 68 pp/paper
Year: 2010
Item No: 0795
ISBN: 978-157110-795-4

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