4th Graders are WILD About Learning in Mrs. Stefani's Room!
Mrs. Colleen Stefani
4th Grade Teacher
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Bachelor's Degree from Eastern Illinois University
Master's Degree from National Louis University
I have been teaching 4th grade at Schiesher Elementary School since January, 1994.
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I Can Statements for Math
I can identify and associate units of measurements used to measure length.
I can identify and associate units of measurements used to measure capacity.
I can identify and associate units of measurements used to measure weight.
I can identify and associate units of measurements used to measure time.
I can compare units of measurement within a given system.
I can convert (change) from a larger unit to a smaller unit.
I can create a table to record equivalent measures.
I can apply the four operations to solve word problems involving distance.
I can apply the four operations to solve word problems involving elapsed time.
I can apply the four operations to solve word problems involving liquid volume.
I can apply the four operations to solve word problems involving mass.
I can apply the four operations to solve word problems involving money.
I can represent measurement quantities using diagrams with a measurement scale.
I can calculate the area of a rectangle using the formula A=LxW.
I can calculate the perimeter of a rectangle using the formula P=S+S+S+S or P=25+25 or P=2L+2W.
I can apply the area and perimeter formula to solve Real-world problems.
I can create a line plot to show a data set that includes fractions or mixed numbers.
I can add and subtract fractions using information from a line plot.
I can answer questions about data measured on a line plot.
I can recognize that a circle has 360 degrees.
I can explain that an angle measurement is a fraction of a circle.
I can identify an angle.
I can recognize that angles are measured in degrees within a circle.
I can measure angles using a protractor.
I can sketch angles of a given degree using a protractor.
I can identify benchmark angles (90°, 180°, 270°, 360°).
I can separate angles into smaller angles.
I can add angle measures to make a larger angle.
I can use addition and subtraction to find unknown angles.
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