Fourth Grade is a big transition year before the students move into the middle school building.
Specific questions should be directed to Mrs. Hayes, the classroom teacher.
Blesst Are We, RCL Benziger
Unit 1 - The Goodness of God
Unit 2 - Jesus is the Son of God
Unit 3 - The Holy Spirit
Unit 4 - The Church
Unit 5 - Social Justice
Project Genesis: Follow the Pathway to God
(Engage New York)
Module 1 Place Value, Rounding, and Algorithms for Addition and Subtraction
Module 2 Unit Conversions and Problems Solving with Metric Measurement
Module 3 Multi-Digit Multiplication and Division
Module 4 Angle Measure and Plane Figures
Module 5 Fraction Equivalence, Ordering, and Operations
Reading Textbooks: MacMillan/McGraw-Hill and Reading Street
Novel Studies: Blubber, One Hundred Dresses, Birchbark House, Stone Fox, Ice Island, Black Beauty
Units of Study: Figurative Language, Fractured Fairy Tales, Poetry
Writing: Narrative, Opinion, and Expository
Vocabulary and Spelling: Wordly Wise workbook, Greek and Latin Roots
Human Machine- Human Body, Senses, and the Brain
The Birth of Rocks- Rock Cycle and Earth Processes
Waves of Sound- Sound, Waves, and Communication
Energizing Everything- Energy, Motion, and Electricity
Foss Kit: Environments (Life Cycle of the Mealworm)
Map Skills- Compass Rose, Cardinal Directions, Latitude and Longitude, Continents, Oceans
Six Indian Tribes of Oregon
Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery
The Oregon Trail
The History of Oregon
Students use their planner to record the daily homework assignments.
Most days students will have math homework that is a practice of the concepts learned in class that day.
Homework may include writing definitions from the Wordly Wise book or writing sentences using the words that are being studied that week. Wordly Wise has a list of 15 words per lesson.
Homework will sometime require students to read from the class novel that is being read and answer questions.
Students go to Physical Education classes twice a week, and music twice a week.
Students have drama once a week.
Students may celebrate their birthday at the end of the day from 2:45 to 3:15 or 2:00-2:30 on early dismissal days. Parents may bring in a store bought treat. Parents are invited