Books & Music
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
News & Politics
Religion & Spirituality
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Fourth Grade Guidelines
Fourth grade is when the work becomes challenging for many students, whether they are in school or homeschooled. Fourth graders are expected to be comfortable with their multiplication facts, diligent about reading chapter books, and able to write in cursive. However, this is not the case for all children in grade four, and variations of these abilities are perfectly fine. Some parents elect to teach cursive, while others do not see a point to teaching it. Some students will excel in reading and/or math, and others will struggle a bit. As a parent and teacher of a homeschooler you can relax and take the time your child needs to bring him or her to grade level. Here are guidelines for topics that are generally taught in grade four:
Plants and Animals
Graphs and Map Skills
Study of Cultures
Literature/ Reading -
Sarah, Plain and Tall
Mr. Poppers Penguins
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
A Wrinkle In Time
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
How to Eat Fried Worms
Sign of the Beaver
Black Americans and Heroes
Basics of Government
Comparison and Contrast Essays
Basic addition facts and subtraction facts, with large numbers up to 1,000,000
Knows basic multiplication facts and division facts
Basic Fraction Equivalency
Basic Geometric Shapes, including basic terminology such as point, line, plane, angle, parallel, perpendicular, and diameter.
There are variations to the curriculum guidelines as stated above. Some homeschool families choose to cover different topics within Science or Social Studies, according to their individual plans. Enjoy the flexibility and excitement of homeschooling your child, in fourth grade and every grade!
Here are the books as mentioned above for grade four literature:
| Related Articles | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Previous Features | Site Map
Content copyright © 2013 by Alissa Moy. All rights reserved.
This content was written by Alissa Moy. If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact Alissa Moy for details.
Website copyright © 2013 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.