Fourth Grade

Fourth grade is a self contained classroom unit. There is one main teacher for social studies, science and religion. The students are split into two groups for math and reading/language arts and have the opportunity to participate in physical education, Spanish, art and music.

Curriculum

Language Arts

  • Enhance vocabulary skills
  • Read for meaning and answer questions in complete sentences
  • Develop research skills
  • Demonstrate critical listening skills
  • Identify parts of a sentence
  • Identify types of nouns, verbs, adverbs and adjectives
  • Identify conjunctions, prepositions, objects of prepositions
  • Correctly punctuate sentences
  • Compose written work including original stories, poetry, friendly letters, book reports and invitations and strengthen writing process

Mathematics

  • Multiply 2 digit by 2 and 3 digit numbers
  • Divide a multi-digit number by a 2 digit number with remainders
  • Solve application problems with multiplication/division
  • Add/subtract fractions with like denominators
  • Add/subtract decimal numbers

Science

  • Learn that electricity and magnetism have related effects and useful applications
  • Learn that machines can make it easier to move things
  • Analyze the interdependence of plants and animals
  • Explore how waves, wind, water and ice shape and reshape the Earth’s land surface

Social Studies

  • Explore the regions of the U.S.
  • Study Oklahoma history
  • Investigate civics and the U.S. government
  • Demonstrate map skills and identify geographical features

Religion

  • Understand the significance of Baptism, Reconciliation, Eucharist
  • Recognize that we are called to show care and concern for others
  • Learn that God offered guidance to the Israelites through the Ten Commandments and Jesus offered us guidance through the Beatitudes and Law of Love
  • Learn to show respect for the gift of life

Enrichment

  • Art
  • Music
  • P.E.
  • Library
  • Computer
  • Spanish

Special Activities and Celebrations

  • Trip to One Room School House
  • Land Run
  • Habitat Dioramas
  • Make a rosary