Fourth Grade


Miss Heyrich, Mrs. Sassoon, and Mrs. Whelan



Welcome to fourth grade!  We are confident that this yearwill be a fun and rewarding experience for all of our students.

Some highlights of our curriculum include:

Math:
During the school year, we will cover the following topics:

  • Place Value and Operations with Whole Numbers
  • Fractions and Decimals
  • Geometry, Measurement, and Data

IMPORANT NOTE:  It isessential that students practice the Multiplication Times Tables. Having their facts memorized is essential to the fourth gradecurriculum.

Language Arts:
The fourth grade language arts program focuses on:

  • Reading comprehension through the use of various novels and text.
  • Improving writing skills through the use of the Four Square writing method and 6+1 traits of writing
  • Continued emphasis on grammar, spelling, and punctuation

Science:
In Science the students study units on:

  • Classifying Living Things
  • Roles of Living Things
  • Matter, Energy, and Forces
  • Human Body (Health)

Social Studies:
Our course of study in Social Studies focuses on the four regions of the U.S. and covers:

  • Land and Climate
  • Natural Resources
  • Economy
  • People of the region
  • Historical overview

Some highlights for the year include:

* A fun and exciting field trip
* Performing in their first school concert
* Great school events like Field Day          
* Continued use of Study Island
* Continued keyboarding instruction in Media

SCHOOL SUPPLIES

Ms. Heyrich:
Headphones/earbuds. (Dollar Store brand OK)

One - 8-10 pocket expandable file organizer
Five - Marble composition notebooks in the following colors: black, red, blue, yellow, green
Pencil Case (Big enough to store small art supplies)

Mrs. Sassoon:
Headphones/earbuds. (Dollar Store brand OK)

One - 8-10 pocket expandable file organizer
Five - Marble Composition Notebooks in the following colors: black, red, blue, yellow, green

Mrs. Whelan:
Headphones/earbuds. (Dollar Store brand OK)

One - 8-10 pocket expandable file organizer
Five - Marble Composition Notebooks in the following colors: black, red, blue, yellow, green
Pencil Case (Big enough to store small art supplies)

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