By fourth grade, our students have gotten in the rhythm of the routines of school. Academics have kicked into high gear and subjects become a little more challenging.

Religion

  • The student will understand the structural format of the Bible.
  • The student will identify and recall Bible stories and characters.
  • The student will study the life of Jesus and acknowledge Him as the only way to Heaven.
  • The student will understand God’s law through the gospel and realize we are all sinners in need of a Savior.
  • The student will comprehend the Gospel and its implications for us as believers.
  • The student will learn the dynamics of prayer.
  • The student will participate and understand Christian worship in practice/style.
  • The student will learn about other religions of the world and compare them to Christianity.
  • The student will learn about the significant people of the Christian faith.
  • Understand stewardship in relationship to everyday life.

Language Arts

  • The student will apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, appreciate and respond to written
  • The student will read, construct meaning, and respond to a wide variety of literary
  • Students will read to acquire knowledge, conduct research, and organize information.
  • Students will demonstrate the behaviors, habits, and attitudes of an effective reader.
  • The student will use a writing process (prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing) to develop and refine composition skills while applying correct grammar and mechanics.
  • The student will demonstrate skills in listening, speaking, reading, and

Math

  • The student will use a variety of problem-solving approaches to analyze, extend and create patterns.
  • The student will use numbers and number relationships to acquire basic number
  • The student will model, identify and compute with numbers through multiplication, division, fractions, and
  • The student will use geometric properties and relationships to analyze shapes and use standard units of customary and metric measurements to solve problems.
  • The student will demonstrate an understanding of data collection, display and
  • The student will use logical reasoning to solve mathematical problems, formulating problems from situations, developing and applying strategies, verifying solutions, and applying strategies or solutions to new
  • The student will communicate his or her understanding of mathematical ideas using mathematical language, symbols, and
  • The student will explain mathematical situations, demonstrate thinking processes, make predictions and draw
  • The student will demonstrate the connections among mathematical strands and real world.
  • The student will demonstrate a variety of appropriate representations to model and interpret physical, social and mathematical

Science

  • Observation is the first action taken by the student to acquire new information about an object, organism, or event. The student will be given opportunities to observe in order to develop effective use of a variety of scientific tools. The student will understand measurement allows observation to be
  • Classifying established The student will classify objects, organisms, and events based on similarities, differences, and interrelationships.
  • Experimenting is a method of discovering information. It requires making observations and measuring to test ideas.
  • Interpreting is the process of recognizing patterns in collected data by making inferences, predictions, or conclusions. Communicating is the process of describing, recording, and reporting experimental procedures and results to others. Communication may be oral, written, or mathematical. It includes: organizing ideas, using appropriate vocabulary, graphs, other visual representations, and mathematical equations.
  • Inquiry can be defined as the skills necessary to carry out the process of scientific/ systematic thinking. Students must have the opportunity to ask a question, formulate a procedure, and observe phenomena.
  • Each type of organism has structures that will enable it to function in unique and specific ways to obtain food, reproduce and survive. Basic structural differences among living things enable scientists to classify Adaptations are structures and behaviors that help living things meet their basic needs.
  • Ecosystems are complicated systems with many interactions among living and nonliving Soil is a nonliving part of an ecosystem and it interacts with living things and its surroundings. Human and natural forces interact with ecosystems to cause changes.
  • The student will engage in investigations that integrate the process and inquiry
  • Weather is predicted by observing the relationships among changes in Earth’s atmosphere. The never-ending processes of the water cycle connect the ocean to weather and precipitation. Ocean tides are the result of the cycles of the sun and moon.
  • All movement begins and ends when a force interacts with an Simple machines can be thought of as systems for changing forces in order to do work.

Social Studies

  • The student will develop and practice the process skills of social
  • The student will describe the human and physical systems of the United States, including human interaction with the
  • The student will examine the unique features of the northeast region of the United States, comparing and contrasting the development of this region to others.
  • The student will examine the unique features of the southeast region of the United States, comparing and contrasting the development of this region to
  • The student will examine the unique features of the Middle West region of the United States, comparing and contrasting the development of this region to
  • The student will examine the unique features of the southwest region of the United States, comparing and contrasting the development of this region to
  • The student will examine the unique features of the western region of the United States, comparing and contrasting the development of this region to others

Additional areas of educational, physical, and personal growth

  • Music
  • Physical Development (PE)
  • Visual Art
  • Spanish
  • Technology