Fourth Grade

2020-2021 Fourth Grade Instructional Schedule

Monday Daily Schedule

     Time                          Subject
9:15-9:45

Morning Meeting

9:45-12:15

Independent Learning or Specialized Instruction

 

Tuesday - Friday Daily Schedule

   Time

                       Subject

9:15-9:45

Morning Meeting

9:45-10:45

Math

10:45-11:30

Science/Social Studies

11:30-11:45

BREAK

11:45-12:15

Specialized Instruction/ Other Activities

12:15-1:15

Lunch & Family Activities

1:15-1:45

Specials

1:45-2:45

Language Arts

2:45-3:00

BREAK

3:00-3:45

Specialized Instruction/ Other Activities

3:45-4:15

Parent Partnerships

2020-2021 Fourth Grade Specials Schedule

 

Lockhart

Orlando

Ruskiewicz

Compher

Henderson

Tuesday

PE

Music

Art

Library

PE

Wednesday

Music

PE

Library

Art

Music

Thursday

Art

Library

Music

PE

Art

Friday

Library

Art

PE

Music

Library

Big Ideas - Week of September 8 - September 18

Language Arts

  • Readers and writers reflect on their habits and needs and plan ways to increase their productivity and engagement.
  • Readers and writers engage in conversations to understand other perspectives and shape their ideas.
  • Readers are flexible in their thinking, using discussion to uncover layers of meaning.

Math

  • Read, write, and identify the place and value of each digit in a nine-digit whole number.
  • Compare and order whole numbers expressed through millions.
  • Estimate and determine sums, differences, and products of whole numbers.
  • Create and solve single-step and multistep addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems with whole numbers.
  • Identify, describe, create, and extend patterns found in objects, pictures, numbers, and tables.
  • Recognize the meaning of equality in an equation. 

Social Studies

  • Demonstrate responsible citizenship, both on and offline, and construct an understanding of the Student Rights and Responsbilities (including Digital Citizenship) by showing respect for rules and laws while collaborating, compromising, and participating in classroom activities
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of Virginia in the establishment of the new American nation

Science

  • Demonstrate an understanding of scientific and engineering practices.
  • Investigate and understand that organisms, including humans, interact with one another and with the nonliving components in the ecosystem.

 

Big Ideas - Week of September 22 - October 9

Language Arts

  • Readers and writers reflect on their habits and needs and plan ways to increase their productivity and engagement.
  • Readers and writers engage in conversations to understand other perspectives and shape their ideas.
  • Readers are flexible in their thinking, using discussion to uncover layers of meaning.
  • Readers and writers reflect on their habits and needs and plan ways to increase their productivity and engagement.
  • Readers and writers engage in conversations to understand other perspectives and shape their ideas.
  • Writers match their choice of genre and form with the purpose of their writing.
  • Writers reflect on and explore the topics, ideas, and stories that matter most to them.

Math

  • Read, write, and identify the place and value of each digit in a nine-digit whole number.
  • Compare and order whole numbers expressed through millions.
  • Estimate and determine sums, differences, and products of whole numbers.
  • Create and solve single-step and multistep addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems with whole numbers.
  • Identify, describe, create, and extend patterns found in objects, pictures, numbers, and tables.
  • Recognize the meaning of equality in an equation. 
  • Compare and order fractions and mixed numbers, with and without models.

Social Studies

  • Demonstrate responsible citizenship, both on and offline, and construct an understanding of the Student Rights and Responsbilities (including Digital Citizenship) by showing respect for rules and laws while collaborating, compromising, and participating in classroom activities
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of Virginia in the establishment of the new American nation

Science

  • Demonstrate an understanding of scientific and engineering practices.
  • Investigate and understand that organisms, including humans, interact with one another and with the nonliving components in the ecosystem.

Big Ideas - Week of October 12 - October 30

Language Arts

  • Readers develop ideas and theories about characters by tracking their internal and external journey.
  • Readers use discussion to understand the perspectives of others.
  • Readers analyze the choices the writer/illustrator makes to construct power, position, and perspectives.
  • Writers create and utilize a process that helps them compose their story.
  • Writers use narrative writing techniques and the support of the community to strengthen their story and develop their message.

Math

  • Compare and order fractions and mixed numbers, with and without models.
  • Represent equivalent fractions.

Science

  • Student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific and engineering practices. 
  • Students will investigate and understand that organisms, including humans, interact with one another and with the nonliving components in the ecosystem. 
  • Students will investigate and understand that Virginia has important natural resources. 

Social Studies

  • The students will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between physical geography and the lives of the Native Peoples, past and present of Virginia. 

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FOURTH GRADE CURRICULUM