• book Fourth Grade Curriculum book

     

     

    Fourth grade students focus on using the following strategies to help them understand and think about their reading:

    ·       Predicting

    ·       Questioning

    ·       Using Prior Knowledge

    ·       Determining what is Important

    ·       Synthesizing

    ·       Evaluating

    ·       Inferring

    ·       Monitoring and Clarifying

    ·       Making Connections

    ·       Visualizing

    Fourth grade reading themes include:

    ·       Non-fiction

    ·       Mystery and Drama

    ·       Poetry

    ·       Fiction

    ·       Barbara Park author study

     

     

    Throughout the year, students will publish the following pieces:

    ·       Informative Research Book

    ·       Narrative Short Story

    ·       Persuasive Essay

    ·       Descriptive Story

    ·       Personal Narrative

     

    In math, students will learn the following concepts:

    ·       Multiplication and Division

    ·       Algebra

    ·       Decimals, Fractions, and Percents

    ·       Estimation

    ·       Perimeter and Area

    ·       Rates

    ·       3-D Shapes

    ·       Elapsed Time

    ·       Naming and Constructing Geometric Figures

    ·       Number Sentences

    ·       Angles

    ·       Probability

    ·       Reflection and Symmetry

    ·       Volume, Weight, and Capacity

      

    Fourth grade scientists will focus on the following topics:

    ·       Animal Studies

    ·       Land and Water

    ·       Magnetism and Electricity

    ·       Motion and Design

     

     In Social Studies, students will explore the following topics:

    ·       Pennsylvania - Past and Present

    ·       Pennsylvania Geography

    ·       Federal, State, and Local Government

     

     

Last Modified on March 31, 2009