Fourth grade is packed with learning. See below for a quick summary. For an in-depth look at Ohio's new academic standards for fourth grade, in easy-to- understand "I Can..." statements.
We are learning many reading strategies and stretching our comprehension to include comparisons, inferences and summarizing.
In Science we learn about our changing Earth, fossils, and energy (electrical, magnetic, and thermal transfer).
In writing, we are sharpening our skills in creating opinion, informative, narrative and research pieces that are grammatically and mechanically correct.
There's a lot of math in fourth grade. Place value, using all four operations to solve word problems, multiplication and division, fractions, measurement, and geometry are all covered this year.
Social Studies units include, Geography, Native Americans, early pioneers, the American Revolution, Government, and Economics.