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

 

 

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