# Activities and Games: Grades 4-6

Here’s a summary of important fundamentals that students need to know by the end of Grade 6.

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## Show understanding of and the use of whole numbers to 1,000,000 and decimal numbers to thousandths (e.g., 0.001)

###### Catch a Bouncing Ball – Representations (Whole Numbers)

Practise representing numbers by dragging baseball glove to correct numeric value on number line.

###### Robot Rule Game (Linear Growing Patterns)

Determine the Robot’s rule for linear growing patterns by using input/output pairs.

###### Math Activities (Number Sense & Numeration-Grade 4): Cover the Tenths Game

Practise decimal quantity by counting by tenths.

###### Using 10 × 10 Grids – Modelling Decimals to Hundredths

Model decimals using a 10 X10 grid.

###### Golfing with Whole Numbers and Decimals

Represent, compare and order whole numbers and decimal numbers in golf.

###### Counting: Counting Money at Patti’s Pet Shop

Practise counting the value of a collection of coins and bills by entering amounts into a cash register at Patti’s Pet Shop.

###### Quantity Relationships: Rounding Numbers on Vacation

Practise rounding four-digit whole numbers to the nearest ten or hundred by moving the car to the closest gas station.

###### Matching Games

Using decimal, fraction and/or whole number cards, play one of four matching games to build an understanding of equivalence.

## Count by tenths, hundredths, and fractional amounts

###### Fractions: Linear Measurement Representations

Partition and name fractions on a linear measure.

###### Fractions: Set Representations

Represent and count fractions using set models.

###### Fractions & Decimals: Using a Metre as a Number Line – Tenths

Build understanding of decimal number place value by using a metre stick to compare decimal numbers to tenths.

###### Counting by Hundredths

Count forward by hundredths using base 10 blocks, 10 × 10 grids,

###### Counting: Making Change at Patti’s Pet Shop

Practise adding and subtracting money amounts by making simulated purchases and providing change for customers at Patti’s Pet Shop.

###### Magnitude Games

Using decimal, fraction and/or whole number cards, play one of five games that require comparison of two or more quantities.

###### Game Instructions

Using decimal, fraction and/or whole number cards, engage in one of four games requiring them to identify a quantity that is equivalent to, greater than or less than the number on the Web card.

## Read money up to \$1000 and represent it using bills and coins

###### Math Activities (Number Sense & Numeration-Grade 6): 2 For…3 For…

Develop and use their proportional reasoning skills for use in everyday life.

###### Counting: Counting Money at Patti’s Pet Shop

Practise counting the value of a collection of coins and bills by entering amounts into a cash register at Patti’s Pet Shop.

###### Counting: Making Change at Patti’s Pet Shop

Practise adding and subtracting money amounts by making simulated purchases and providing change for customers at Patti’s Pet Shop.

## Add and subtract whole numbers and decimal numbers to thousandths

###### Math Activities (Number Sense & Numeration-Grade 5): Adding and Subtracting Money Amounts

Use mental calculations to determine the total cost of the two items and the amount received from \$20.00.

###### Activity PDF

Explore if your backpack is over or under 15 percent of their body weight.

###### Adding and Subtracting Decimals Using 10 × 10 Grids

Add and subtract decimals using 10 × 10 grids.

###### Counting: Making Change at Patti’s Pet Shop

In this activity, your child can practise adding and subtracting money amounts by making simulated purchases and providing change for customers at Patti’s Pet Shop.

## Use multiplication and division facts to multiply and divide: 4-digit whole numbers by 2-digit whole numbers; decimal numbers to tenths by whole numbers

###### Robot Transformer

Understand the different ways to show a relationship between position number (input number) and number of tiles (output number) in simple growing patterns, specifically by using pattern rule and pictorial representations. Also, learn to identify the multiplier in both representations.

###### Catch a Bouncing Ball – Operations (Whole Numbers)

Practise addition, subtraction, multiplication or division. Players determine the unknown value and drag the glove to the correct answer on the number line.

###### Math Activities (Number Sense & Numeration-Grade 5): Packages

Find packages in your home that contain 10 – 50 items.

###### Bakery Fractions and Decimals

Explore the relationship between fractions and their equivalent decimal forms.

###### Multiplication Facts to 9 × 9

Seven activities to practice multiplication facts to 9 × 9.

###### Division Facts to 81 ÷ 9

Four activities to practice division facts to 81 ÷ 9

###### Situations Involving Multiplication and Division with Products to 100

Eight activities to support learning about situations involving multiplication and division including groups of equal quantity, product or quotient of measures, scale factor, and combinations.

## Understand equivalent fractions (e.g., 2⁄4 = 1⁄2 = 9⁄18)

###### Recognizing Equivalent Fractions

Equivalent fractions describe the same fractional amount in different ways.

###### Forming Equivalent Fractions

The same fractional amount can be represented as equivalent fractions in both pictures and number forms.

###### Practice: Forming Equivalent Fractions

Practice exercises using number lines, circles and rectangles to represent and name equivalent fractions.

###### Leftovers

Explore part-whole improper fractions as mixed numbers.

###### Fractions Representation Match

Gain knowledge and understanding of fractions through this match game.

###### Math Activities (Number Sense & Numeration-Grade 5): Finding Equivalent Fractions

Find examples of fractions in your home.

###### Naming Equivalent Fractions

This is a series of questions that require students to identify equivalent fractions. Support is provided to build understanding.

###### Fractions & Decimals: An Alien Party Fraction Decimal Match-up

Build understanding of fractional parts by finding equivalent fractions and their connection to decimal tenths.

###### Magnitude Games

Using decimal, fraction and/or whole number cards, play one of five games that require comparison of two or more quantities.

## Understand the relationship between fractions, decimals and percents

###### Activity PDF

Explore if their backpack is over or under 15 percent of their body weight.

###### Comparing Fractions with the Same Denominator

This is a series of questions that require students to compare fractions that have the same denominator. Support is provided to build understanding.

###### Probability at the School Raffle

Represent the probability of an event using fractions and decimals.

###### Madame Chance and Her Predict-A-Ball

Represent the probability of an event as a decimal.

###### Activity Web

Build understanding of ratios, fractions, and lowest terms by using hockey statistics to explore goals scored versus shots on net.

###### Fraction Action

Compare proper fractions, improper fractions and mixed numbers by using fraction strips.

## Use and apply ratios and unit rates (e.g., use a water to sugar ratio of 4:1 to make syrup)

###### Math Activities (Number Sense & Numeration-Grade 6): 2 For…3 For…

Develop and use their proportional reasoning skills for use in everyday life.

###### Fractions & Decimals: Break a Metre into Decimals

Build understanding of the relationship between
metric units (m, dm, cm, mm) by using a metre stick as a number line.

###### Rate My Unit Rate

Build understanding of unit rates by finding equal shares to create a unit rate. Then identify better rates of pay and better buys.