4th Grade Common Core Worksheets.
Added on 8/23/2013
Two each on Geometry, Triangles. You'll find them in the left column under Worksheets.
Added on 8/19/2013, Our 100th 4th Grade Common Core Worksheet!
Two each on Time, two on Elapsed Time, two on Geometry, and three each on Line Plots. You'll find them in the left column under Worksheets.
Added on 8/15/2013
Six each on Area and Perimeter. You'll find them in the left column under Worksheets.
Added on 8/13/2013
Six each on Working Backwards With Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division. You'll find them in the left column under Worksheets.
Added on 8/12/2013
Four each on Tape Diagram and Model Drawings, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication Word Problems. You'll find them in the left column under Worksheets.
Added on 8/9/2013
Three each on Equivalent Fractions, and two each on Subtracting Fractions. You'll find them in the left column under Worksheets.
Added on 8/8/2013
Three each on Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers with Like Denominators. You'll find them in the left column under Worksheets.
Added on 8/7/2013
One each on Multiplying Fractions By Whole Numbers, and Working Backwards With Fractions. You'll find them in the left column under Worksheets.
Added on 8/6/2013
Four each on Multiplying Fractions By Whole Numbers, and one on Working Backwards With Fractions. You'll find them in the left column under Worksheets.
Added on 8/5/2013
Three each on Subtracting Fractions, two each on Multiplying Fractions by a Whole Number. You'll find them in the left column under Worksheets.
Added on 8/1/2013
Six each on Addition of Fractions, two each on Division of Whole Numbers, With Remainders, and one on Division of Whole Numbers, No Remainders. You'll find them in the left column under Worksheets.
American 15-Year-Olds Lag, Mainly in Math, on International Standardized Tests, By MOTOKO RICH
Source: The New York Times, December 3, 2013
"As in previous years, the scores of students in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and South Korea put those school systems at the top of the rankings for math, science and reading. Finland, a darling of educators, slid in all subjects but continued to outperform the averages, and the United States."
With Apps, Children Can Play the Game of Math, By KIT EATON
Source: The New York Times, November 13, 2013
"Children can learn math skills, from addition to algebra, through an array of apps for tablets and smartphones."
Common Core implementation called ‘worse’ than Healthcare.gov launch, By VALERIE STRAUSS
Source: The Washington Post, November 8, 2013
"Whether you support the Common Core State Standards or don’t, it’s hard to argue that the implementation so far has been smooth."
Annotated Mathematics State Test Questions for Grades 3-8, By NICK CORASANITI and BRITTANY STOROZ
Source: The New York Times, August 7, 2013
"Take a test featuring two sample questions per grade from the 2013 New York State mathematics tests. Each answer will be followed with an annotation from the sample test manual." A related article is also referenced.
Field-Testing the Math Apps, By LISA GUERNSEY
Source: The New York Times, September 2, 2013
Math apps for pre-school kids and others. There is also a video interview with Lisa Guernsey.
U.S. Reading and Math Scores Show Incremental Gains, By MOTOKO RICH
Source: The New York Times, November 7, 2013
"American fourth and eighth graders showed incremental gains in reading and math this year, but achievement gaps between whites and blacks, whites and Hispanics, and low-income and more affluent students stubbornly persist, data released by the Education Department on Thursday showed."
The Myth of 'I'm Bad at Math', By MILES KIMBALL & NOAH SMITH
Source: The Atlantic, October 28, 2013
"Basic ability in the subject isn't the product of good genes, but hard work."
For Career Success, Study Those Quadratics, By KATHLEEN MADIGAN
Source: The Wall Street Journal, November 1, 2013
"A student’s income later in life is tied to the level of mathematics taken in high school..."
Better News in New Study That Assesses U.S. Students, By MOTOKO RICH
Source: The New York Times, October 23, 2013
How US students stack up against students from other countries.
The United States, Falling Behind, by THE EDITORIAL BOARD
Source: The New York Times, October 22, 2013
OECD report finds that working-age American adults are very poor in math.
Why Do Teachers Quit?, By LIZ RIGGS
Source: The Atlantic, October 18, 2013
"And why do they stay?"
Teacher status around the world: how the US stacks up, By STACY TEICHER KHADAROO
Source: The Christian Science Monitor, October 2, 2013
"The first-ever Global Teacher Status index finds significant disparities in how teachers are viewed. In China, teachers are as respected as doctors; in the US, they're more often compared with librarians."
How to Make Kids Love Math
Source: Scientific American, August 7, 2013
"Mathematician John Mighton talks with Scientific American MIND editor Ingrid Wickelgren about getting math-shy kids interested, via JUMP: Junior Undiscovered Math Prodigies." (This is a podcast with transcript.)
Stubborn Skills Gap in America’s Work Force, By EDUARDO PORTER
Source: New York Times, October 8, 2013
"Paradoxically, our biggest deficits are in math, the most highly valued skill in the work force."
U.S. Adults Fare Poorly in a Study of Skills, By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA
Source: New York Times, 10/8/2013
"American adults lag well behind their counterparts in most other developed countries in the mathematical and technical skills needed for a modern workplace, according to a study released Tuesday." (For a quick summary of the study, click on the Multimedia chart.)
SAT Results For 2013 Show Low Rates Of College Preparedness, by JOY RESMOVITS
Source: Huffington Post, 09/26/2013
"Only 43 percent of test-takers in 2013 met the SAT's definition of being prepared for college..."
A Report Card on Education Reform, By DAVID LEONHARDT
Source: New York Times, 09/25/2013
Interview with Arne Duncan and Mitch Daniels on where we are with education reform.
New Approaches to Teaching Fractions, By SUE SHELLENBARGER
Source: Wall Street Journal, 09/24/2013
"Many students cruise along just fine in math until fourth grade or so. Then, they hit a wall—fractions."
New Teaching Method Improves Math Skills, Closes Gender Gap in Young Students
Source: Science Daily, 09/18/2013
"When early elementary math teachers ask students to explain their problem-solving strategies and then tailor instruction to address specific gaps in their understanding, students learn significantly more than those taught using a more traditional approach."
Expecting the Best Yields Results in Massachusetts, By KENNETH CHANG
Source: New York Times, 09/2/2013
"Adopting rigorous standards, and sticking with them while giving teachers some breathing room, has helped Massachusetts’ students rise to No. 1 in the nation on science and math achievement."
With Common Core, Fewer Topics Covered More Rigorously, By KENNETH CHANG
Source: New York Times, 09/2/2013
The new Common Core math curriculum aims for greater depth.
Education solutions from abroad for chronic U.S. school problems, By LEE LAWRENCE
Source: Christian Science Monitor, 09/1/2013
"Global lessons for American schools."
The Common Core and the Common Good, By CHARLES M. BLOW
Source: New York Times, 08/21/2013
The need for Common Core is generally recognized, but it must be implemented properly.
Under New Standards, Students See Sharp Decline in Test Scores, By JAVIER C. HERNÁNDEZ
Source: New York Times, 08/07/2013
30% of New York City students in grades 3-8 passed the Common Core exam in math. Education Secretary says, "None of this is easy, and none of this will happen overnight."
National Test-Score Declines Are Likely, By LISA FLEISHER and STEPHANIE BANCHERO
Source: The Wall Street Journal, 08/06/2013
Just 31% of New York state students were proficient in math this year. But Education Secretary Arne Duncan says, "The only way you improve is to tell the truth. And sometimes that's a brutal truth."
Education department warns of lower test scores Wednesday, By JOSEPH SPECTOR
Source: pressconnects.com, 08/06/2013
The New York State Education Commissioner said that first-year Common Core exams shouldn't be a determinant in teacher evaluations.
US students far from first in math, science, by JOSH LEDERMAN
Source: Associated Press (via Yahoo! News), 12/11/2012
"Study: US fourth-graders make strides, but progress elusive at eighth-grade level."
How Do American Kids Stack Up on Math Internationally?
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
Every four years (1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011) the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) publishes their assessment of mathematics and science knowledge of 4th and 8th grade students around the world.
Education reform's next big thing: Common Core standards ramp up, by AMANDA PAULSON
Source: The Christian Science Monitor, 05/15/2013
"Common Core standards are aimed at building students' critical thinking skills, and 46 states have adopted them."
In Raising Scores, 1 2 3 Is Easier Than A B C, By MOTOKO RICH
Source: New York Times, 05/29/2013
Difficulties in teaching reading versus math.
Most Math Being Taught in Kindergarten Is Old News to Students, by BONNIE ERTELT (original article)
Source: Science Daily, 05/16/2013
"The findings reveal a misalignment between what the students are being taught and what they already know."
How to Fix Our Math Education, by SOL GARFUNKEL and DAVID MUMFORD
Source: The New York Times, 08/24/2011
"It is through real-life applications that mathematics emerged in the past, has flourished for centuries and connects to our culture now."
Early Math and Reading Ability Linked to Job and Income in Adulthood
Source: Science Daily, 05/08/2013
"Math and reading ability at age 7 may be linked with socioeconomic status several decades later, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science."
Kids who are bad at math grow into adults who can't calculate the tip, by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Source: CBS News, 3/26/2013
Five tips to engage your child in math.
Adventurous Math For the Playground Set, by ANNA KUCHMENT
Source: New York Times, 4/29/2013
Four math activities for kids.
Building Numerical Literacy in the Very Young, by KIT EATON
Source: New York Times, 4/10/2013
Counting and math apps for the very young.
Creating a Whole New Planet for Math and Science, by REBECCA JACOBSON
Source: PBS Newshour, 4/24/2013
"As part of an ongoing web series, NewsHour profiles STEM teachers who have found innovative ways to teach their students about math and science." Article and video.
How Math Got Its Groove Back, by REBECCA JACOBSON
Source: PBS Newshour, 1/16/2013
Using dance to teach number patterns to 5th graders. Article and video.
Digitally Aided Education, Using the Students’ Own Electronic Gear, By MATT RICHTEL
Source: New York Times, 3/24/2013
"A growing number of schools ask students to bring their own computers, tablets, and smartphones to class where they are used to teach them math and other subjects."
Prescription for Double-Dose Algebra Proves Effective, by CHELSEA LEU
Source: Science Daily, 3/21/2013
Study shows that two consecutive periods of algebra for struggling students improves college entrance exam scores, high school graduation rates and college enrollment rates.
The New, New Math: A Parents Guide, By ANNA KUCHMENT
Source: Scientific American, 9/6/2011
Reasoning behind the Common Core State Standards in math and English, and where parents come in.
Motivation, Study Habits -- Not IQ -- Determine Growth in Math Achievement
Source: Science Daily, 12/20/2012
Study habits and motivation play dominant roles in learning math.
Why Third Grade Is So Important: The ‘Matthew Effect, By ANNIE MURPHY PAUL
Source: Time Magazine, 9/26/2012
Reading by then is critical, even for math.
America Needs To Study Fractions *, by CHRISTIE NICHOLSON
Source: Scientific American, 6/16/2012
New research indicates that grade school proficiency in fractions and long-form division predicts high school success in math. There is also a podcast.
Highlighting Is a Waste of Time: The Best and Worst Learning Techniques, By ANNIE MURPHY PAUL
Source: Time Magazine, 1/9/2013
Spreading out study sessions and using flash cards are two of the best methods.
Fifth Grade Math Games
Source: Education.com 2/2/2013
"Try these fun and interactive games to help your child review basic math concepts for fifth grade."
Source: Education Articles, 10/29/2012
How to use basic math facts to build a solid math foundation.
* We have dozens of videos on fractions and division taught by a professional teacher, and our worksheet generators provide complete, step-by-step solutions to long-form division problems.