Fourth grade students will focus on three areas of mathematics. They will have an understanding of multi-digit multiplication and an understanding of dividing to find quotients. Fourth grade students will also work with and understand fraction equivalence as well as add and subtract fractions with like denominators. Finally in math, fourth grade students will understand that geometric figures can be classified based on their properties. For Language Arts, fourth grade students will refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what a text says. They will also determine themes in stories, poems, and dramas. Fourth grade students will be able to read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. In the area of writing, fourth grade students will write opinion, informational, and narrative pieces in descriptive detail and clear sequences. Fourth grade students will complete three service learning projects per year as outlined in the Hall County Balanced Scorecard.
Fourth grade team: