Fourth Grade

 

        

         

            Mrs. Kostas, Class 402  /   Mrs. Byron / Ms. Flowers, Class 401  / Mrs. Dunlap/Ramraj, Class 403  / Ms. Park, 491

State Tests Dates

ELA - April 2 - 3, 2019

Math - May 1 - 2, 2019

Science 

     Performance -  May 22 -  31, 2019 (individual classes will be notified of their specific time)

     Written - June 3, 2019

208 Grading System

  

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 Monday – Dictation

Tuesday – Vocabulary

Wednesday – Math

Thursday – Grammar

Friday - Problem Solving

Fourth Grade Curriculum Overview

ELA

Unit 1 – Becoming Researchers

Unit 2 – Interactions in Nature and Culture

Unit 3 – Exploring Impact and Effect

Unit 4 - Creating Innovative Solutions

Math

Chapter 1 – Place Value, Addition, and Subtraction to One Million

Chapter 2 – Multiply by 1 Digit Numbers

Chapter 3 – Multiply by 2 Digit Numbers

Chapter 4 – Divide by 1 Digit Numbers

Chapter 5 – Factors, Multiples, and Patterns Fractions and Decimals

Chapter 6 – Fraction Equivalence and Comparison

Chapter 7 – Add and Subtract Fractions

Chapter 8 – Multiply Fractions by Whole Numbers

Chapter 9 – Relate Fractions and Decimals

Chapter 10 – Two Dimensional Figures

Chapter 11 – Angles

Chapter 12 – Relative Sizes of Measurement Units

Chapter 13 – Algebra: Perimeter and Area

Science

Unit A – Life Sciences – The World of Living Things

Unit B – Life Sciences – Animals as Living Things

Unit C – Earth Sciences – Earth and Beyond

Unit D – Earth Sciences – Water and Weather

Unit E – Physical Sciences – Matter

Unit F – Physical Sciences - Energy

Social Studies

Unit 1 – The Geography of New York

Essential Question – Why does geography matter?

 

Unit 2 – Native Americans: First Inhabitants of New York State

Essential Question – What makes a complex society?

 

Unit 3 – Colonial and Revolutionary Periods

Essential Question – What motivates people to explore and colonize other lands?

 

Unit 4 – Freedom and the New Nation: Federal, State, and Local Government

Essential Question – What does it mean to be free?

 

Unit 5 – Making the Empire State: Immigration, Industrialization and Westward Movement

Essential Question – How do people, laws, and new technology shape a nation?