Fourth Grade Course of Study

Language Arts

  • Students continue to refine reading skills by reading and discussing various literary pieces
  • Students move beyond learning to read and continue to read to learn

Math

  • Place Value
  • Area & perimeter
  • Fractions
  • Estimating
  • Multiplication & division
  • Common multiples
  • Common factors
  • Order of operations
  • Ordered pairs
  • Coordinate plane
  • Geometric figures
  • Powers
  • Probability

English

  • The writing process
  • Commands and exclamations
  • Complete subjects and predicates
  • Capitalization and punctuation
  • Parts of speech
  • Book reports
  • Outlining
  • Comparing and contrasting

Science

  • Animal growth and adaptation
  • Ecosystems
  • Biomes
  • Rocks and minerals
  • Natural resources
  • Matter
  • Electricity and magnetism
  • The human body
  • Thermal energy

California History

  • California’s National Parks & Resources
  • California climate
  • The First Californians
  • California Missions
  • The Gold Rush
  • The Rail Road
  • California Government

Spelling

  • A compilation of spelling lists

Art

  • Use of different media

Music

  • Exposure to different instruments
  • Musical notes
  • Rhythm & Harmony
  • Musical Beats

Spanish

  • Introduction to basic Spanish vocabulary

Physical Education

  • Fine and gross motor skills
  • Exercise and fitness
  • Team sports
  • Swimming
  • Rules and Sportsmanship

Computers

  • Keyboarding
  • Microsoft WORD
  • Curriculum supplementation

Manners

  • Secular ethics and violence reduction program
  • Classroom manners, respecting elders, eating manners, the golden rule, honesty, appropriate language, temper control, sportsmanship

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