Units of Study Grade 4

  • ***Updated 2022-2023


    ▪Building a Reading Life and Fiction Analysis

    ▪Reading Informational and Literary Non-fiction Closely

    ▪Reading Poetry (continued throughout school year)

    ▪Interpretation and Analysis Across Texts (connects to writing Literary Essay Unit)

    ▪Reading and Research in the Content Area (Climate Change research project)

    ▪Historical Fiction Book Clubs 

    Skills will be reinforced through Guided Reading groups, read–alouds, and independent reading


    ▪Launching a writing community & realistic fiction

    ▪Opinion essay

    ▪Exploring Poetry (writing poems)

    ▪Literary essay (connects to reading unit)

    ▪Informational Writing – Research and Writing in the Content (climate change)


    Grammar & Word Study – integrated throughout the year in writing and across the curriculum



    ▪Scientific Method

    ▪Molecules to Organisms

    ▪Body Systems

    ▪Forces, Energy & Waves

    ▪The Changing Earth- Weather & Erosion

    * Note: Will we do a great deal of hands-on STEAM activities and


    Social Studies: Understanding Where We Live 

    • Unit 1: USA Mapping  -In this unit, students will learn the U.S. capitals and states, location of each state within the regional framework, and the basic features of a map.
    • Unit 2: Regional Studies starting with the Northeast
    • Unit 3: Structure of the United States Government  
    • Unit 4: Continuation of Regions Studies 


    • Place Value/Addition/Subtraction and Problem Solving
    • Understanding multiplication & division, multiplication (area and perimeter)
    • Division Strategies
    • Fractions
    • Decimals
    • Resources: Math In Focus (NEW), textbook component, and math notebook

    Basic facts:  proficiency in all operations



Last Modified on July 21, 2022