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Mirage

   Elementary School

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What will my child study in fourth grade?

Math

  • 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 multidigit whole numbers.
  • Use place value understanding 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 understandings of operations on whole numbers.
  • Understand decimal notation for fractions, and compare decimal fractions
  • Solve problems involving measurement and conversion of measurements from a larger unit to a smaller units
  • Represent and interpret data.
  • Geometric measurement: understand concepts of angle and measure angles
  • Draw and identify lines and angles, and classify shapes by properties of their lines and angles.
  • Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
  • Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
  • Construct viable arguments and crique the reasoning of others.
  • Model with mathematics.
  • Use appropriate tools strategically.

Science

  • Observe, ask questions, and make predictions
  • Participate in planning and conducting investigations, and recording data
  • Organize and analyze data; compare to predictions.
  • Communicate results of investigations
  • Identify individual and cultural contributions to scientific knowledge
  • Understand how science is a process for generating knowledge
  • Describe the interactions between human populations, natural hazards, and the environment
  • Understand the impact of technology
  • Understand that basic structures in plants and animals serve a function
  • Understand the relationships among various organisms and their environment
  • Identify plant and animal adaptations
  • Investigate different forms of energy.
  • Understand the processes acting on the Earth and their interaction with the Earth systems.
  • Understand characteristics of weather conditions and climate.

Reading

  • Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
  • Read nonfiction and fiction texts closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences.
  • Determine central ideas or themes of a text; summarize and analyze the key supporting details and ideas.
  • Analyze the structure of texts including: assessing how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text; and interpreting words and phrases as they are used in the text.
  • Write arguments, informative/explanatory texts and narratives that convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately.
  • Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
  • Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
  • Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
  • Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
  • Construct viable arguments and crique the reasoning of others.
  • Model with mathematics.
  • Use appropriate tools strategically.

Social Studies

  • History of Arizona and the Southwest from its earliest civilizations to modern times.
  • Early civilizations in Central and South America and their encounters with Europeans, as well as events in the Middle Ages which spurred exploration of the New World.
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