• area and perimeter

    Welcome to the math page!  Kids in fourth grade have so much to learn!  South Hadley uses the Math Expressions program published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Their curriculum is directly tied to the Common Core, which is our set of teaching standards. 
    4th graders need to know their multiplication facts (Also their addition/subtraction facts)!  Please practice with your 4th grader as much as possible.  Here are a few websites you can use for practice:
    Homework Help!
    Click on the Homework Help subpage (on the left hand menu panel- under "Homework") for a link to our math interventionist's webpage.  This great resource offers many links and strategies tied to our math strategies and methods.
    Why the new area model method for multiplication?
    Many parents wonder why we use the "new math"... Please watch this video which gives an excellent explanation as to why children aren't being taught exactly like their parents were: