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Title: Welcome to 4th Grade Curriculum Night

1
Welcome to 4th Grade Curriculum Night
Presented by Mr. Herman Ms. Cheeley Ms. Thomas
Always Reaching Excellence (excellence in
everything)
2
Curriculum Night
• Standards Based Report Cards
• Common Core GPS (English/Language Arts and Math)
• Georgia Performance Standards (Science and Social
Studies)
• Homework Policy / Agenda
• 4th Grade Discipline Plan / Scholar Dollars
• Attendance
• Fountas Pinnell
• IKAN/GloSS
• Infinite Campus
• Communication

3
Standards Based Report Card
• Only the standards are listed on the report card.
For example
• Names positive character traits of historical
• Your child may score a 3 for this standard after
mastering 1 historical figure (i.e. Christopher
Columbus), but may score lower or higher under
this standard for a different historical figure
• 4s exceeding
• 3s meeting
• 2s progressing
• 1s emerging
• 0s critical need

4
Arts/Writing
• In Reading /Language Arts/Writing, students will
learn
• The conventions of standard English
• Identify authors purpose, voice explain how it
impacts the experience
• Demonstrate understanding of figurative language
• How to write different texts for various purposes
(narrative, informational, and opinion pieces)
• How to conduct short research projects that build

Note Science and Social Studies will be
integrated during ELA time.
5
Reaching Excellence in Math
• Unit 1 Whole Numbers, Place Value and Rounding
in Computation
• Unit 2 Multiplication Division of Whole
Numbers
• Unit 3 Fraction Equivalents
• Unit 4 Operations with Fractions
• Unit 5 Fractions and Decimals
• Unit 6 Geometry
• Unit 7 Measurement

6
Reaching Excellence in Science
• Life Science
• Ecosystems
• Food web/Chain
• Earth Science
• Stars and star patterns
• Solar System
• Weather-data forecasting
• Physical Science
• Light
• Sound
• Force, mass, and motion (simple machines)
• Effects of gravity

7
Reaching Excellence in Social Studies
• Historical Figures
• Native American Tribes
• Christopher Columbus
• Juan Ponce de Leon
• Henry Hudson
• Jacques Cartier
• King George III
• George Washington
• Benjamin Franklin
• Thomas Jefferson
• Unit 1 Connecting Themes
• Unit 2 Discovery of North America
• Unit 3 Colonization of North America
• Unit 4 Forming a New Nation
• Unit 5 Challenges of a New
• Nation
• Unit 6 Expansion of a New
• Nation
• Unit 7 Our American Government
• Unit 8 Being a Responsible Spender by Learning
from Our Past

8
Homework Policy
Homework is a key part of student success. It is
an excellent way to reinforce skills and concepts
taught in the classroom.
• Read for a minimum 20 minutes daily
• Practice First in Math
• FIM Apple/Android App
• Other assigned homework assignments / projects

9
• Safe
• Organized
• Accountable
• Respectful
• When positive behaviors are noticed throughout
the building, faculty and staff will give the
students SOAR card a hole punch. Students
meeting the required number of punches at the end
of the week will be rewarded with a treat.
• Routines and rituals will be taught and followed
daily to build a positive learning environment.
However, if students do not follow the classroom
rules, the following steps will be taken
•
• Verbal Warning
• Note in the agenda/deduct Scholar Dollar
• Opportunity room/contact parent
• Office Referral

10
Scholar Dollar
• What is it?
• Rewards system generated to encourage students to
do their best academically, socially, and to
• Students track their own payments/deposits in
their binders.

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Attendance
• Students MUST be in class by 745 to be marked
present.
• Students arriving after 745 must be brought into
the front office for check in by parent/guardian.
• If there is a change in transportation a signed
note from the parent must be provided or teachers
will follow the original transportation routine

12
Fountas Pinnell
• Instructional Level Expectations for Reading
• Kindergarten B-D

13
IKAN/GloSS
• At Risk Stages 0-3
• Cause for Concern Stages 4 5
• Achieving At/Above Expectations Stages 6 7
• High Achievers Stage 8

14
Infinite Campus
• Parents can view grades online via Parent Portal
on Infinite Campus.
information.

15
Forms of Communication
• Open communication between home and school is
extremely vital in your childs success! ?
• Email / Phone call
• Write a note in your childs agenda
• A.R.E Website
• Schedule a conference when needed
• Remind101

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