fourth grade curriculum
reading and writing
Genres: fiction, non-fiction, myths, fables, poetry, biography, historical fiction, and realistic fiction.
Story elements (character, setting, plot)
Author’s point of view
Cause and effect
Compare and contrast
Determine main idea and supporting details
Reading fluency and stamina
How to write a letter
Daily Language Instruction (parts of speech, spelling, and grammar)
Handwriting: Handwriting Without Tears® for cursive writing
Mastery of basic multiplication facts
Compare and order whole numbers to 100,000
Adding and subtracting multi-digit numbers with and without regrouping
Rounding and front-end estimation
Factors and multiples
Multiplication of a three and four digit number by a one digit number
Multiplying a two-digit number by a two-digit number
Division of a four-digit number by a one-digit number with and without remainders
Word problems using multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction
Making and interpreting tables and line graphs
Fractions (adding, subtracting, mixed numbers, and equivalent fractions)
Comparing and interpreting one-place decimals, 2-place decimals, and 3-place decimals.
Adding and subtracting decimals
Geometry- Lines, line segments, and rays
Angles- estimating and constructing angles
Perpendicular and parallel lines
Quadrilaterals and lines of symmetry
Area and perimeter
Conversion of measurements
NC economy- Supply and demand
Culture and traditions
Native Americans in NC
Impact of the Revolutionary War
Impact of the Civil War
Structure and function of NC government
Force and motion- How magnets interact with other magnets to produce motion without touching them.
Electrically charged objects push or pull on other electrically charged objects and produce motion.
Ecosystems- The effects of environmental changes, adaptations, and behaviors that enable animals to survive in changing habitats.
Causes of day and night and phases of the moon.
Use of fossils and changes in the surface of the earth.
Composition and properties of matter before and after they undergo a change or interaction.
Classify rocks as metamorphic, sedimentary, or igneous based on their composition.