• Here are a few highlights of the Fourth Grade Experience...

     

    Science:

    • Electricity & Magnetism
    • Human Body
    • Earth Movements 

    Social Studies:

    • The Constitution, Bill of Rights, and Branches of Government
    • Industrial Revolution
    • Westward Expansion
    • Slavery & The Civil War

    Math in Focus: Singapore Math Curriculum Resources
    Topics:
    • Whole number and decimal place value to the millions
    • Methods of estimation
    • Multiplication and division of larger numbers
    • Measurement in metric and standard units
    • Addition & subtraction using fractions, mixed numbers, and decimals
    • Geometry including angles, protractor use, composite figures, and area & perimeter
    • Problem-solving strategies, including bar model use

     Reader's Workshop model:

    • Explore novels & passages from a variety of genres (fiction, non-fiction, mythology, poetry, & biographies)
    • Reading strategies & skills taught & reinforced with increased focus on Text-dependent Analysis (TDA)
    • Harcourt Spelling Program- focuses on specific spelling patterns
    • Wordley Wise- vocabulary development to challenge & enrich students at their level
     

    Writing Workshop Model:

    • Narrative, persuasive, and informational/nonfiction writing styles