Language Arts – Bob Jones / Concerned Communications

Reading

  • Guided discussion

  • Oral reading

  • Reading comprehension

  • Speed reading

  • Vocabulary building

Penmanship

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

Spelling

  • Weekly word lists

  • Dictation sentences

Language

  • Sentence structure

  • Kinds of sentences

  • Capitalization and punctuation facts

  • Contractions, possessives, and plurals

  • Adjectives and adverbs

  • Subjects and predicates-simple and compound

  • Subject and verb agreement

  • Diagramming

  • Personal narratives

  • Nouns: common and proper

  • Verbs: action, linking, and tenses

  • Compare/contrast essay


Science – ACSI Purposeful Design

  • Salmon life cycle

  • Health and human biology

  • Physical earth science

  • Hydrosphere

  • Atmosphere

  • Solar systems

  • Life science – systems of life


Arithmetic – Saxon


History and Geography – A Beka

  • Map study

  • State history

  • The Years of Discovery

  • The Years of Conquest

  • The First Americans

  • The English Come to America

  • New England Colonies

  • The Middle and Southern Colonies

  • A Picture of Colonial Life

  • The Great Awakening

  • The French and Indian War

  • The American Revolution

  • Building a New Nation

  • Our Nation Grows

  • The Civil War


Bible – Bob Jones

  • Memory verses and application projects

  • Bible stories

  • Character traits of God


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:

  • Monthly History memory

  • Monthly Bible memory

  • Weekly spelling test

  • Preparation for subject tests

  • Spelling packets

  • Reading

  • Unfinished class work

  • Projects and book reports:

  • September – Washington State fact box,

  • October – Student’s choice book report,

  • January – Mystery book report,

  • March – Biography book report,

  • April – Washington Industry report,

  • May – Fantasy book report,

  • May – Science Fair