4th Grade School Curriculum
I. Reading
 Phonics
 Basic sounds
 Syllabication
 Compound words
 Story elements
 Cause & effect
 Figurative language
 Setting
 Authorâ€™s purpose
 Vocabulary
 Meaning
 Usage
 Context clues
 Cold reading
 Independently read passages and questions are answered
independently
II. Math
 Basic concepts of whole numbers
 Read and write whole numbers through billions in standard, word,
and expanded form
 Recognize place value to billions
 Compare, order, and round whole numbers
 Add, subtract, and multiply whole numbers through ten thousands
 Divide whole numbers by one and two digit divisors
 Apply operations of numbers to solve word problems
 Calculate averages
 Write Roman numerals
 Geometry
 Name, draw, and classify geometrical figures
 Measure angles
 Compare congruent shapes
 Find lines of symmetry
 Calculate area, perimeter, and volume
 Fractions
 Compare and order fractions
 Find equivalent fractions
 Convert mixed numerals to fractions
 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions
 Decimals
 Compare and order decimals to thousandths
 Round decimals
 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals
 Measurement
 Explore basic units of metric and customary measurement
 Graphs and Tables
 Read and solve problems using charts, bar graphs, pie graphs,
and pictographs
 Use ordered pairs and line graphs
III. English
 Grammar
 Usage
 Mechanics
 Parts of speech
 Diagraming sentences
 Sentence structure
 Paragraph construction and composition
 Dictionary skills
IV. Science
 The structure of matter (atoms & cells)
 Force, work, machines
 Laws of motion
 Energy from the sun
 Electricity & magnetism
 Botany & agricultural technology
V. Social Studies (U.S. Geography)
 Four main regions of the U.S.
 Cultures
 Maps, graphs, and charts
 States, capitals, and location
 Natural resources & the economy
VI. Word Study
 Accuracy
 Meanings
 Usage
 Dictionary skills
 Word building
 Handwriting practice
 Proofreading skill development
VII. Religion
 The Ten Commandments
 The Beatitudes
VIII. Computer
Intermediate computer skills development
 Individual user name and password
 Mouse skills (right & left click)
 Computer terms
 How computers work
 Typing Tutor
 Introduction to word processing
 Introduction to spreadsheets
 Introduction to databases
 Educational games
