Language Arts – Bob Jones / Concerned Communications

Reading

  • Guided discussion

  • Silent & Oral reading

  • Comprehension

  • Speed reading

  • Vocabulary building

Penmanship

Review of cursive writing formation through daily skill practice, word games, spelling words, original composition, and sentence dictation.

Spelling

  • Definitions

  • Weekly word lists

  • Word Shapes

  • Dictation sentences

  • Proofreading

  • Weekly Tests

Language

  • Grammar

  • Sentence structure

  • Kinds of sentences

  • Capitalization and punctuation facts

  • Contractions, possessives, and plurals

  • Homophones

  • Adjectives and adverbs

  • Prepositions

  • Subjects and predicates-simple and compound

  • Abbreviations

  • Subject and verb agreement

  • Independent and dependent clauses

  • Diagramming

  • Prefixes and Suffixes

  • Nouns: common and proper

  • Verbs: action, linking, helping and tenses

  • Study and Reference skills

  • Pronouns

  • Writing Process

Writing Assignments

  • Personal Narratives

  • Compare/Contrast Essay

  • Tall Tales

  • Research Report

  • Poetry


Science – Bob Jones

  • Living Things

  • Insects and Spiders

  • Plants

  • Forces and Machines

  • Electricity and Magnetism

  • Light

  • The Moon

  • Water and Oceans

  • Weathering and Erosion

  • The Earth’s Resources

  • Digestion

  • Bones and Muscles


Arithmetic – Saxon


History and Geography – Bob Jones University- Heritage Studies

  • Justice and the Fear of God

  • Rebuilding the Nation

  • The Wild West

  • Busy Cities

  • All that Glitters

  • America Expands

  • Progress and Problems

  • The Great War

  • Enjoying the Peace

  • Living through Hard Times

  • At War Again

  • The Northeast

  • The Southeast

  • The Midwest

  • The Southwest

  • The Rocky Mountain States

  • The Pacific States

  • Territories


Bible – Bob Jones

  • Memory verses and application projects

  • Bible stories/accounts

  • Character traits of God

  • Bible Chronology

  • Bible Study Skills

  • Prayer


Computers

  • Keyboarding using Mavis Beacon and instructor lessons – Goal: 15 wpm

  • Projects using Microsoft Office 2012 tools:

  • Word (word processing)

  • PowerPoint (presentations)

  • Excel (spreadsheets)

  • Internet Explorer

  • Internet safety


Enrichment Classes Taught by Specialists

  • Art

  • Chapel

  • Computer Lab

  • Library

  • Music

  • P.E.

  • Science Lab

  • Spanish


Fourth Grade Homework:

  • Weekly reading logs

  • Weekly Bible memory verses

  • Weekly spelling tests

  • Preparation for subject tests and quizzes

  • Assignment Sheets

  • Unfinished class work

  • Projects and book reports:

    • WA State History Notebook

    • Quarterly Book Reports

  • Science Fair