Fourth Grade Summer Page


Today’s Date: 25th June 2024

Daily Assignments will begin on September 3rd for the 2013/2014 school year.

The following is a preview of: Fourth Grade

Grade Level – If you are not on the correct grade level, please contact us.

Help – Read the help section to familiarize yourself with the system

Course Pages – We recommend visiting each of the Course pages. These are located on the right hand side of this page under “My Courses.”

School Supplies – We recommend getting the following

  • Lined paper appropriate for your grade level
  • Pens and pencils
  • Colored pencils
  • Crayons and markers (grades K-6)
  • Paint supplies such as watercolors, acrylics, brushes, small canvases
  • Drawing Paper
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Protractor (grades 7-12)
  • Construction Paper
  • Printer paper

Software – For grades 3 and up, we recommend the following types of

  • Word processor such as Microsoft Word
  • Slide Presentation software such as Power Point
  • Email account, network, or online storage/file system for sharing work between student and parent/teacher
  • A drawing program such as Photoshop, Corel Draw, GIMP, or FireAlpaca

This Years Curriculum
Palomar K12 curriculum for Fourth Graders is a packed day of reading, writing, thinking, and strategizing. Below is an outline of the curriculum.

Reading/Literature 4

  • Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says
  • Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text
  • Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a text
  • Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text
  • Explain major differences between types of texts
  • Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first and third person narrations
  • Make connections between texts and visual presentations of texts
  • Compare and contrast similar themes and topics in stories from different cultures
  • By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, stories, dramas, and poetry
  • Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported with details
  • Describe overall structure of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text
  • Compare and contrast firsthand and secondhand accounts of the same event/topic
  • Interpret information presented visually or orally
  • Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support points
  • By end of year, read and comprehend texts including history/social studies, science, and technical texts
  • Know and apply grade level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words
  • Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension

Language Arts 4

  • Write an opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information
  • Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly
  • Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences
  • Produce clear and coherent writings in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose and audience
  • Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing
  • Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others
  • Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation
  • Recall relevant information from experiences or gather information from sources
  • Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis and research
  • Write routinely over extended time frames
  • Grade level spelling and frequency words

Math 4

  • Questions and Algebraic thinking
  • Use the four operations with whole numbers to solve problems
  • Gain familiarity with factors and multiples
  • Generate and analyze patterns
  • Generalize place value understanding for multi-digit whole numbers
  • Use place value and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic
  • Extend understanding of fraction equivalence and ordering
  • Build fractions from unit fractions by applying and extending previous understanding of operations on whole numbers
  • Understand decimal notation for fractions, and compare decimal fractions
  • Solve problems involving measurement and conversion of measurements
  • Represent and interpret data
  • Understand concepts of geometric angles and measure angles
  • Draw and identify lines and angles, and classify shapes by their lines and angles

History/Social Studies 4

  • Physical and human geography features that define places and regions in a State
  • Social, political, cultural, and economic life and interactions among people from pre-Columbian societies to the Spanish mission and Mexican rancho periods
  • Mexican-American War and the Gold Rush
  • Structures, functions, and powers of the local, state, and federal governments as described in the U.S. Constitution

Science 4

  • Electricity and magnetism of the Earth
  • How organisms need energy and matter to live and grow
  • Properties of rocks and minerals of the Earth
  • Investigations and experimentation

Visual and Performing Arts 4

  • Dance
  • Music
  • Art
  • Theater

Physical Education 4

  • Calisthenics