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Fourth Grade

General Info

Welcome to the 4th Grade White Eagle Website.  Come here often to find important documents, upcoming dates, assignment help and more.  Click on any resource below to find out more information regarding that topic.

Thank you,
The Fourth Grade Team
 

Research
The following websites link to databases provided by the district to assist students with research and learning.  If you need a login and/or password, contact Mrs. Vieira in the LMC at dawn_vieira@ipsd.org


Facts4Me
World Book Kids
World Book Student
Enchanted Learning
Grolier Online

Reading
The following websites correspond to skills and strategies taught through our reading series:

The following websites list books that fourth graders may be interested in reading:


Rebecca Caudill nominated books:
 
http://www.rcyrba.org/
 
Bluestem nominated books:

 

Other websites with great fourth grade books:


Spelling

  

Science

The following website contains many useful activities and enriches our science curriculum:

 


Math

Fact Practice:

http://xtramath.com

 

Curriculum

Language Arts

  • Reading: read, comprehend, and appreciate a variety of written materials
  • Writing: will write narrative, expository, and persuasive selections, as well as poetry, using the writing process
  • Listening: listen and respond to verbal presentations
  • Speaking: use spoken language to communicate ideas and information and to ask and answer questions
  • Convention/Structure: use standard English to write complete sentences and use the editing process
  • Spelling: learn correct spelling through word lists and editing

Mathematics

  • Number sense: Identify the value of numbers and apply estimation skills
  • Geometry: Label and describe properties of geometric shapes
  • Measurement: Use metric and customary units for length, area, volume, and weight measurement
  • Operations and computation: Use all operations, focusing on multiplication for problem solving
  • Patterns and relationships: Find patterns in numbers, shapes, and operations
  • Probability and statistics: Make and use graphs and predict probabilities

Science

  • Content: participate in hands-on activities in the following areas:
    • Astronomy: planets
    • Earth Science: rocks and minerals
    • Health: circulatory and respiratory systems
    • Life Science: environmental factors
    • Physical Science: mystery powders
  • Skills:
    • predict
    • observe
    • collect and record data
    • interpret
    • classify
    • draw conclusions

Social Studies

  • Content: study the five regions of the United States and the state of Illinois
  • Skills: use maps, develop citizenship, and conduct research


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