• 4th Grade Units of Study:

     Science: 

    •  Rocks, Minerals, and Landforms 
    •  Sound and Light
    •  Ecosystems
    •  Micro-worlds/Energy/Electricity

     

    Math:

    Topic 1: Numeration

      2:  Addition and Subtraction Number Sense

      3:  Multiplication & Division: Meaning & Facts

      4:  Multiplying by 1-digit numbers

      5:  Variables and Expressions

      6:  Multiplying by 2-digit numbers

      7:  Dividing by 1-digit numbers

      8:  Lines, Angles, Shapes, Solids

      9:  Fraction Meaning & Concepts

    10:  Addition & Subtraction of Fractions

    11:  Fraction and Decimal Concepts

    12:  Operations with Decimals

    13:  Solving Equations

    14:  Integers

    15:  Measurement, Perimeter & Area

    16:  Data & Graphs

    17:  Lengths & Coordinates

    18:  Formulas and Equations

    19:  Congruence & Symmetry

    20:  Probability

    Reading: 

    •  Prediction
    •  Sequence
    •  Narrative Elements
    •  Fact/Opinion
    •  Literary Elements
    •  Summarizing
    •  Inference/Drawing Conclusion
    •  Cause/Effect
    •  Main Idea & Details
    •  Context Clues
    •  Author’s Point of View
    •  Mood/Theme
    •  Non-Fiction Features

    * Our Guided Reading Program uses reading materials at each student’s instructional level. Students will have opportunities to practice and develop the above Reading skills throughout the year in their Guided Reading small group

     

    Writing: 

    • Personal Narratives/Realistic Fiction
    • Fictional Stories
    • Essays
    • Poetry
    • Speculative and Narratives Prompts

     

    Social Studies:  This year, the focus is on New Jersey.

     

    Unit 1/MP 1  - Constitution Day, Ch. 7 - Government in NJ, Map Skills

     

    Unit 2/MP 2:  Ch.1 - First People, Ch.2 - Colonial NJ

     

    Unit 3/MP3:  Ch. 3 - Conflicts& Resolution & Int’l Study of Europe

     

    Unit 4/MP 4:  Ch. 4 - A Growing State, Wax Museum