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4th Grade

WELCOME TO 4th GRADE!

Curriculum

This year's curriculum includes. . . 

Reading

  • Comprehension skills, including
    • Inferring
    • Connecting to the text
    • Questioning
    • Predicting
    • Identifying with characters
  • Non-fiction texts
  • Book clubs
  • Fluency

Writing

  • Personal narratives
  • Essay writing 
  • Mysteries
  • Class newspaper
  • Poetry
  • Realistic fiction

Math

  • Multiplication/division fact fluency
  • Number sense
  • Computation
  • Algebra
  • Measurement
  • Fractions
  • Geometry
  • Problem solving

Social Studies

  • California history, including:
    • Regions of California
    • Native American tribes
    • European explorers
    • Spanish Mission period 
    • Ranchos era
    • The Gold Rush

Science

  • Life Sciences with ecosystems
  • Earth Sciences with rocks and minerals
  • Physical Sciences with electricity and magnetism

Study Skills

  • Fourth grade is a big year! In fourth grade we hope to foster independence and responsibility. Students learn to come prepared to school and take responsibility for their education.