April 5, 2019
As promised, our team has released an additional 31 lessons and 18 new worlds to cover all of the grade 4 Common Core math standards!
Download the alignment guide for a complete list of applicable standards along with links and descriptions of Minecraft activities that focus on each objective. (Hint: Control+F, or Command+F on a Mac, is the perfect tool to help you search for a specific standard or math topic.) Educators can also access these lessons and worlds for free at any time via our math subject kit. Learn about our grade 3 activities here.
Below are a few lessons to get you started teaching math with Minecraft:
Fractions in Minecraft Standard: 4.NF.A.1-4.NF.C.7 Students build math models that correspond to fraction operations and solve four to six problems per standard.
Note: This ambitious world covers all seven of the standards in this strand, with activities and video explanations for each.
Measurement Mini-Game Standard: 4.MD.A.1 Students will play, examine, and create plans for a mini game that is 120 meters long and document their work.
Symmetry In Pixel Art Standard: 4.G.A.3 Students study lines of symmetry in pixel art then design their own pixel art with a partner.
We will be sure to update you as content for additional age levels are released. In the meantime, share your classroom creations with us on Pinterest or Twitter via @playcraftlearn and #MinecraftEDU.
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