A Typical Fourth Grader
- is exuberant.
- is interested in friends more than family.
- wants independence and respect.
- worries and complains.
- is influenced by opinions of friends.
- has difficulty handling stressful situations.
- Lion to Guard Us by Bulla
- The Keeping Room by Myers
- Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution by Fritz
- Weasel by DeFelice
- Trouble River by Byars
- Grasshopper Summer by Turner
- The Big Wave by Buck
- Turn Homeward Hannalee by Beatty
- One Day in a Tropical Rainforest by Craighead-George
How can you help?
- Encourage your child’s unlimited creativity.
- Review multiplication facts 0-12.
- Reinforce working and thinking independently.
- Provide adequate planning time for long-term projects.
- Encourage the practice of making good choices.
- Admire budding responsibility.
- Set up a monitoring system that is comfortable for parent and child to communicate about daily assignments.
- Be a part of your child’s education. Visit the school as often as possible.
Units of Study
- Multiplication facts 0-12
- Adding/Subtraction with regrouping
- Three by two digits multiplication
- Two by four digits division
- Word Problems
- Elapsed time
- Metric and standard measurements
- Basal Reader
- Skills lessons
- Guided Reading
- Reading Centers
- Daily Oral Language
- Parts of Speech
- Novel Studies
- Personal narrative
- Imaginative story
- Responding to Literature
- Persuasive writing
- Research paper
- American Revolution
- The Forming of a New Nation
- Simple machines
Fourth Grade Teachers
Ms. Wanda Brubaker
Ms. Mandy Smith