4th Grade

What We Are Learning: April 2021

Math

  • Students will develop their understanding of fractions. They will learn how to simplify, add, subtract, and multiply fractions.

Reading

  • Students will use various reading strategies and skills to understand and analyze fiction and nonfiction texts. They will respond to comprehension questions about the texts.

  • Our current read aloud is “Tiger Rising” by Kate Dicamillo. Students will look at how writers use various techniques to tell a story.

Writing

  • Students will learn how to write literary essays with an introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion. They will use textual evidence to support their ideas.

Social Studies

  • Students will learn about life during the colonial and revolutionary periods.

Science

  • Students will review science concepts in preparation for the NY State Science Exam.