4th Grade

 
Welcome to fourth grade!


What to do at home

  • Check assignment book nightly and make sure homework is completed
  • Practice math facts
  • Read every night
  • Encourage independent work

Homework Policy

The county requirement on homework for fourth grade is forty minutes a night. Your child should write down his/her homework every night in his/her assignment book.


Language Arts Goals

Writing

  • Writing to persuade
  • Writing to inform
  • Writing to entertain
  • Revising and editing
  • Six Traits of Writing

Reading

  • Increase enjoyment of independent reading
  • Comprehend different forms of text
  • Expository (non-fiction)
  • Narrative (fiction)
  • Mysteries
  • Poetry
  • Historical Fiction

Math Goals

  • Mastery of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts
  • Fractions
  • Measurement
  • Geometry
  • Probability
  • Problem Solving
  • Time and Money
  • Place Value
  • Reading and writing about math

Science Units

  • Environments
  • Motion and Design
  • Our Place in Space and Light

Social Studies Units

  • Maryland
  • Geography
  • History
  • Government

Other Units of Study

  • Drug Unit
  • Character Counts

Behavior

Students are expected to follow school rules in the classroom at all times. The rules will be posted in the classroom as a reminder.