Moving up: Learning to move and moving to learn

Darian Redfearn, 3rd Grade, Mountain Island Lake Academy

Curriculum Unit (PDF)


This curriculum unit will be beneficial to fourth grade mathematics classes while keeping students active and engaged with their learning. In this unit, students will learn the “dos and dont’s” of using social media platforms such as Tik Tok, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, and SnapChat in order to practice digital citizenship. Using prominent women of color in the music industry, students will answer questions which involve calculation and computation. This unit includes performance tasks to be used at the end of each math unit. In addition, there are four lessons centered on digital citizenship, social media, and major individuals in the music industry. This unit supports students’ understanding and practice of adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, comparing numbers using place value, multiplicative, additive comparisons and multi step word problems.