Fourth Grade

In fourth grade, we study Arithmetic, Science, California History, Bible, English, Reading, Spelling and Handwriting. As part of our History, we do a mission project, wherein we build missions, write a paper and present them in a special Chapel time.

Arithmetic
• Place value of numbers
• Story problems
• Mastery of fundamental operations
• Measurements, conversions & fractions
• Roman numerals
• Factoring, divisibility rules, and decimals
• Correct change
• Solving equations
• Graphs and scale drawing and basic geometry

Science
A general overview of science includes study of the following:
• Plants
• Animals
• Insects
• Birds
• Matter
• Energy
• Earth & Space
• Geology

California History focuses on the geography and life in California including colonial California explorers, missions, and ranchos; pioneers, gold rush and Indians. In addition we study the growth and development of railroad and agriculture and finish with the modern history of California including industry, technology, and government.

In Bible, we study the following:
• Attributes of God
• Bible Study & Prayer
• Faithfulness
• Christmas
• Victory
• Contentment
• Love
• Easter
• Christ and His People
• Eternal Promises

English
• Grammar, usage and mechanics
• Sentence structure, capitalization, parts of speech
• Writing of book reports and other types of writing assignments

Reading curriculum focuses on:
• Oral reading
• Reading comprehension
• Vocabulary building
• Practice critical thinking skills

Spelling
Weekly spelling words and tests are given. In addition, usage of words in sentences, learning to spell for academic excellence, using a dictionary and ability to identify misspelled words.

Handwriting consists of development of proper handwriting skills and incorporating Scripture verses as a designed inspired approach.

Texts: 

Arithmetic 4
A Beka Books
Understanding God’s World
A Beka Books
Oh California
Houghton Mifflin
God & His People
Bob Jones University Press
Language 4
Houghton Mifflin
I Met You in a Story
Bob Jones University Press
Read and Think
A Beka Books
Adventures in Other Lands
A Beka Books
Spelling, Vocabulary, and Poetry 4
A Beka Books
Handwriting 4
Zaner Bloser

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