The Encyclopedia Brown-Boy Detective Series- Boy Detective Series by Donald J. Sobol
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankenweiler by E.L. Konisburg
Jason and the Argonauts by Will Osborne and Mary Pope Osborne
Ghosts in the Fourth Grade by Constance Hiser
OVERVIEW OF 4TH GRADE CURRICULUM
Develop word recognition skills using phonics and structural analysis.
Read and discuss to build comprehension utilizing the different levels of thinking.
Appreciate a variety of reading materials.
Express ideas clearly and effectively emphasizing paragraph development.
Dictionary skills (The student should be given a list of words each week. He or she should be able to look up the word in a dictionary, find part of speech it belongs to and look up its meaning. The student should also be able to write an original sentence for each new word.)
Write in the four areas - describing, explaining, narrating, and reasoning.
SPEAKING AND LISTENING
Listen attentively, respond to questions, and participate in activities.
Discuss and respond to a given topic using appropriate English and expression, correct pronunciation and phrasing, enunciation, and adequate volume through discussions, oral reports, current events, etc.
Read and write numbers to 100,000
Place value through 1,000.
Addition and subtraction involving regrouping through 1,000.
Basic multiplication facts and operations to 2-digit multiplier.
Basic division facts and operations to 1-digit divisor.
Addition and subtraction of fractions having like denominators.
Identify space and plane figures.
Interpret bar and picture graphs
Measure length to nearest centimeter.
Addition and subtraction of decimals expressed in tenths.
Extend problem solving skills.
First Communion Bible-St. Joseph's Edition
100 Activities Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church by Ellen Rossini