FREE 4th Grade Math Test And Answer Key: Prepare Students For State Assessments
This 4th grade math test is the perfect resource for assessing your students’ math knowledge. The test includes multiple-choice questions, short answer response questions and an extended response question. All questions are focused on topics from the 4th grade math standards.
What content is covered in 4th grade math?
Curriculum and standards can vary by state but overall the majority of states have a similar curriculum for the fourth grade.
This mathematics test will assess students’ knowledge and understanding of fourth grade topics such as:
- Place value and number forms (expanded form and word form)
- Addition and subtraction
- Multiplication and division
- Various word problems
- Whole numbers
- Fractions (including mixed numbers)
- Decimals to hundredths
- Angle measures
- Measuring with a protractor
- Measurement conversions
- Line plots
- Area and perimeter
- Prime and composite numbers
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4th Grade Math Test
Download this free 4th grade math test for state assessment preparation. Includes answer key and answers organized by standard.
What to expect from this 4th grade math test
This 4th grade math test is designed to prepare students for their state assessment testing end of curriculum knowledge at the end of the school year.
The practice test includes:
- 40 multiple-choice questions
- 3 short answer response questions
- Answer key
- Answers sorted by domain
Aligned to the common core standards
This test has been created by experienced elementary math teachers for fourth grade teachers to use in the classroom. All test questions are aligned to Common Core State Standards and cover fourth grade content from all five CCSS domains:
- Numbers and Operations in Base Ten
- Operations and Algebraic Thinking
- Measurement and Data
4th grade math questions
There are 43 questions of increasing difficulty. Questions are broken down into three types:
- Multiple choice
- Short answer response
- Extended response.
A detailed answer key is provided for the multiple choice section. This includes:
- The correct answer for each question
- The standard(s) the question covers
- The depth of knowledge (DOK) level of the question.
Short answer and extended response questions include a scoring guide and rationale for each possible score students can receive based on their answers.
This will help with scoring each test and inform teachers of the areas individual students may need support with.
To better reflect the make up of the state assessments, standards are mixed throughout the test. So that teachers can better track student understanding, a second answer key, organized by domain, is provided with the test.
How to use this 4th grade math test
This 4th grade math test is designed to be used in class as a mock state assessment. It will help familiarize 4th grade students with the length of the test and the types of questions they’ll see.
As tests provide teachers with a wealth of information, this math test can also be used throughout the year to assess students’ knowledge and understanding of 4th grade level content.
A few other ways teachers could use this test include:
- Set as a mock state assessment
- During small group practice; students may collaborate and talk through the questions
- Set as homework
- Break questions down in math intervention groups
- Assess student knowledge of a particular topic; teachers may use questions individually as exit tickets or quizzes
- Identify areas of support for students
- Identify students who require a math intervention
At Third Space Learning we know that no one knows your students like a teacher does so schools decide which standards each student needs additional practice with each week.
Each one-on-one math lesson is designed to close learning gaps and address misconceptions and high-quality math tutors personalize the pitch and pace to fit each student.
After each session, teachers receive a detailed report for each student, showing topics covered, skills practiced and progress made.
Methodology behind this 4th grade math test
Before creating this test, our math experts reviewed state assessments across multiple states and analyzed the distribution of domains throughout the tests and standards within each domain.
Based on this data, questions were expertly written to demonstrate students’ understanding of each standard.
The distribution of domains within this test is as follows:
- Operations and Algebraic Thinking – 21%
- Number and Operations in Base Ten – 25%
- Number and Operations–Fractions – 23%
- Measurement and Data – 19%
- Geometry – 12%
4th Grade Math Test: Practice CCSS State Test
Multiple choice questions
Questions for our 4th grade math test follow. Don’t forget to download the free 4th grade math practice test for the answer key and answers sorted by domain to accompany these questions.
Short answer response questions
More grade level math practice tests
The topics in Grade 4 mathematics practice can vary by state. Overall most states have a very similar curriculum for their fourth graders. Topics covered in Grade 4 mathematics by the majority of states are:
• Place value and number forms (expanded form and word form)
• Addition and subtraction
• Multiplication and division
• Various word problems
• Whole numbers
• Fractions (including mixed numbers)
• Decimals to hundredths
• Angle measures
• Measuring with a protractor
• Measurement conversions
Students can prepare for 4th grade math by familiarizing themselves with the topics that will be taught in the fourth grade. These include:
• Long division with double-digit divisiors
• Multiplication with two and three-digit numbers
• Completing number sentences involving fractions and decimals
• Calculating perimeter and area
In the 4th grade, students build on their fractions knowledge learned in the 3rd grade. Fourth graders should be able to write tenths and hundredths in fraction notation, multiply fractions, compare two fractions with different denominators or different numerators and complete word problems involving fractions.
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