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Grade 4

CCSS Math Standard: 4.MD.5

Geometric measurement: understand concepts of angle and measure angles. Recognize angles as geometric shapes that are formed wherever two rays share a common endpoint, and understand concepts of angle measurement:
— a. An angle is measured with reference to a circle with its center at the common endpoint of the rays, by considering the fraction of the circular arc between the points where the two rays intersect the circle. An angle that turns through 1/360 of a circle is called a β€œone-degree angle,” and can be used to measure angles.
— b. An angle that turns through n one-degree angles is said to have an angle measure of n degrees.

  • Intersecting Angles and Streets

    Students explore the properties of angles, search city maps for intersecting streets, and then design their own street intersection.

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