About Fourth Grade

Literacy
In reading, our fourth grade students support their comprehension and understanding of a variety of fiction & nonfiction texts by continuing to strengthen their rate, accuracy, & expression. They analyze author's craft & structure and how it impacts the meaning of a text. Further, the students seek to build a deeper understanding of topics or themes.

Over the course of the school year, our fourth grade students build on their previous experience as they explore narrative, information, and opinion writing. As fourth grade students, they seek to write using structure (i.e. lead, transitions, ending, & organization), development (i.e. elaboration & craft), and language conventions (i.e. spelling & punctuation).


Math
Our Eureka math modules in fourth grade explore (1) Place Value, Rounding, & Algorithms for Addition & Subtraction; (2) Unit Conversions & Problem Solving with Metric Measurement; (3) Multi-Digit Multiplication & Division; (4) Angle Measure & Plane Figures; (5) Fraction Equivalence, Ordering, & Operations; (6) Decimal Fractions; and (7) Exploring Measurement with Multiplication. 

Science
Our current 4th grade units of study in science include:

  • Project Lead the Way (PLTW) - Energy: Collisions
  • Project Lead the Way (PLTW) - Energy: Conversions
  • Project Lead the Way (PLTW) - Input/Output: The Human Brain
  • Ecology & Environmental Impact


Social-Emotional & Executive Functioning
Throughout elementary school, it is our goal to build our students' capacity to show respect, to work cooperatively, to use time productively, to listen attentively, to follow directions, to organize materials & tasks, to produce quality work, to participate & contribute to their learning, to handle & resolve conflict, and to problem solve & think independently.

Fourth Grade Staff

TB Tammy Bradford

4th Grade Teacher

AD Alison Ducharm

4th Grade Teacher

LW Lauren Wise

4th Grade Teacher

St. Charles Community Unit School District 303