# FOURTH GRADE SCOPE AND SEQUENCE

```FOURTH GRADE SCOPE AND SEQUENCE
LANGUAGE ARTS (ABeka)
Vocabulary building
Penmanship
Review of cursive writing formation
Spelling
Weekly word lists with challenging
words and vocabulary
Reinforcement activities
Writing Process
Sentence structure, Kinds of sentences,
Punctuation, Capitalization facts,
Abbreviations, Possessive words
MATH (Purposeful Design)
Patterns
Geometric patterns
Numbers theory
Rounding numbers
Ordinal numbers
Place value
Comparing numbers
Ordering numbers
Statistics
Collecting and recording
data
Designing graphs
Subtraction
Subtracting with
regrouping
Subtracting fractions,
decimals
Letters—friendly, post cards, thank-you
notes
Gathering information
Writing with details
Writing an encyclopedia report
Writing book reports
Creative writing
Dictionary skills
Grammar
Recognizing and using all eight parts of
speech
Diagramming verbs, nouns, pronouns,
Correctly using troublesome words
Multiplication
Multiplication with
regrouping
Multi-digit
multiplication
Multiplying decimals
Division
Basics
Long division
Multi-digit division
Dividing fraction,
decimals
Fractions
Identifying fractions
Mixed numbers and
improper fractions
Subtracting fractions
Multiplying fractions
Decimals
Identifying decimals
Comparing decimals
Subtracting decimals
Multiplying decimals
Dividing decimals
Algebra
Equations
Properties
Factoring
Coordinates
Formulas
Geometry
Symmetry
Shapes
Coordinates
Measurement of
geometric figures
Problem solving
Data sources
Angles
Lines and line segments
Skills and strategies
Map skills
LITERATURE (BF)
Literature of the Bible-Ephesians
Treasure Island-classic
Tree in the Trail-time permitting
Shakespeare-Merchant of Venice
HISTORY
The Light and the Glory for Young
America’s Christian History Level D
From Sea to Shining Sea for Young
SCIENCE (Abeka)
Plants
Plants: Provision for Man and Beast
Animals
Insects: Miniature Marvels of Creation
Birds: Winged Wonders
Matter
Matter: Water, Air, and Weather
Energy
Energy: Sound and Hearing
Earth and Space
Geology: Planet Earth
Oceanography: Wonders of the Sea
Astronomy: Consider the Heaven
BIBLE
(The Young Peacemaker, Biblical
Choices)
Biblical Conflict Resolution,
The God of History: Values of Honoring
and respecting God, showing
compassion, responsibility,
encouragement, fruit of the Spirit
God’s Leaders Act in History; Judges-2
Kings; Jonah; Hosea; Amos
God’s Purposes in History; 2 Kings 1723; Joel; Obadiah; 2 Chronicles 29-32;
Isaiah 6; 34-39; Jeremiah 36-41; Micah
6; Habakkuk 3
Paul’s Mission to Spread the Good
News-Part 1; Matthew 21-26; Acts 1318; 1-2 Thessalonians; 1 Corinthians 35; Luke 12; 2 Corinthians 4-6, 8-9
Paul’s Mission to Spread the Good News
Part 2; Matthew 13, 18, 22; Luke 5, 14,
18; Ephesians; Colossians; Philemon
ART (FACE)
Elements of design; basics of sketching
and drawing; introducing balance,
movement and proportion; basics of
color and value in pastel and tempera
painting
Clay projects; printing; mixed media;
miscellaneous projects
Early Christian art; individual artists
Spring art show
MUSIC
(FACE)
Singing: building a repertoire of a
variety of songs; singing unison, rounds,
and descants; using proper posture,
enunciation, and breathing; higher or
lower pitch
games
Creating: creating simple melodies to
Scripture/poetry; creating rhythm
patterns
Understanding and playing instruments:
playing rhythm, accompaniment, and/or
instruments of the orchestra; listening to
composers songs; listening to God’s
voice or vision in songs
Play the recorder
Theory: note names, note &amp; rest values,
dynamics
P. E. (FACE)
Internal Objectives: develop skills;
develop respect fro teachers and fellow
students; learn good sportsmanship;
develop confidence and self-esteem;
develop a good attitude; learn to follow
directions; develop self-control and learn
to be self-governed
External Objectives: develop skill and
coordination; gain knowledge of the
rules of games such as cooperation
games, kickball, soccer, tumbling &amp;
gymnastics, jump for heart (jump
roping), volleyball, and t-ball; learn to
exercise; develop endurance; develop
physical strength; participate in the
President’s Fitness Program
Health-8 week course
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