Students in fourth grade are
reading and learning a variety of strategies to improve their reading
comprehension. Students read and respond in clear writing to a wide
variety of works of children's literature. Writing clear sentences,
paragraphs, and multiple paragraph reports in response to literature is
also stressed. Grade 4 students are introduced to writing compositions,
informational reports, as well as responses to the literature they are
In the area of mathematics, students are beginning to
use multiplication for solving many different types of problems.
Geometry and algebra are reviewed and expanded on. Memorizing
multiplication facts is beneficial for the students.
problem solving, experimentation, observations, and questioning are all
used to collaboratively carry out investigations. Making accurate
measurements with various tools is part of the observation process.
Finally, students will be recording the data they have observed in a
In Social Studies, the students study Indiana
history and it's relationships to regional, national, and world
communities. As students study the history of Indiana, they also are
learning Civics and Government, Geography, Economics, various cultures
of the past and present, and a sense of community.