•  Catoctin Elementary Grade Four: First Nine Weeks Plans
     

    Reading

    Language Arts

    Math

    Social Studies

    Science

     

     4.4 Vocabulary

    Context clues

    Word reference materials

     

    4.5 Fiction

    Problem/Solution

    Describe relationship between text and previously read materials

    Make, confirm, and revise predictions

    Fluency and accuracy

     

    4.6 Nonfiction

    Formulate questions that might be answered

    Fact and opinion

    Use prior knowledge to build background info

    Fluency and accuracy

     

     

     4.1 Oral Communication

    Present accurate directions

    Contribute to group discussions

    Seek ideas and opinions of others

    Communicate new ideas to others

    Demonstrate ability to work independently

     

    4.7 Effective Writing

    Identify audience

    Focus on one topic

    Use pre-writing strategies

    Revise writing for clarity

     

    4.8 Editing Writing

    Use subject-verb agreement

    Use noun-pronoun agreement

    Use correct spelling for frequently used words, including common homophones

     

     

     4.1 Place Value

    Comparing                      

    Rounding

     

    4.4 Addition/Subtraction

    Whole Numbers

    Estimation

     

    4.15 Functions (Patterns)

    Numerical/Geometric Patterns

    Growing/Repeating Patterns

     

    4.16 Equality

    Associative Property

    Commutative Property

     

     

     VS.2a VA Relative Location

    Where in the World is VA?

     

    VS.2c Geographic Features

    Peninsulas

    Rivers/ Bodies of Water

     

    VS.2b Virginia’s Regions

    Tidewater/Coastal Plain

    Piedmont

    Blue Ridge

    Valley and Ridge

    Appalachian Plateau

    Products and Industries of Virginia’s five regions

     

    VS.2d,g Language Groups

    Algonquian (Powhatan)

    Siouan (Monacan)

    Iroquoian (Cherokee)

    State-Recognized Tribes

     

    VS. 2f Archaeology Discoveries

    Werowocomoco/Jamestown

     

    VS.2e Adaptations to the Land

    Eastern Woodland Indians

    Climate/Adaptations

     

    VS.3a,b Reasons for Colonization

    Charters

    Effects of Colonization

    o Arrival of Women/Africans

    o Hardships faced

    o English-Indian Interaction

     

     

     4.1 Scientific Method

    Observations, conclusions, inferences and predictions

    Experimental design – hypothesis and variables

    Classify and analyze objects, measurements, data

    Measurements of distance, volume, mass and temp.

    Display data, interpret and make predictions from graphs, charts, tables

     

    4.9 VA Natural Resources

    Watershed/water resources

    Chesapeake Bay

    Mineral & energy resources

    Importance of forests

    Plant and animal resources

    Soil and land use in Virginia

     

    4.8 Earth, Moon, Sun

    Revolution and Rotation

    Earth’s Seasons

    Phases of the Moon

    Size, Position, and makeup of Earth, Moon, and Sun

    Historical Contributions

     

    4.7 Solar System

    Names of Planets

    Order of Planets

    Relative Size of Planets

     

     

     

     

     


    Catoctin Elementary Grade Four: Second Nine Weeks Plans

     

         

    Reading

    Language Arts

    Math

    Social Studies

    Science

     

     4.4 Vocabulary

    Use knowledge of roots, affixes, synonyms, antonyms, and homophones

    Develop vocabulary by listening to and reading a variety of texts

     

    4.5 Fiction

    Identify main idea

    Summarize supporting details

    Identify sensory words 

     

    4.6 Nonfiction

    Use text structures to predict and categorize information

    Identify main idea

    Summarize supporting details

    Identify new information gained from reading

     

     

     

     4.1 Oral Communication

    Demonstrate ability to work independently

     

    4.2 Oral Presentations

    Listen to and record information

    Organize information for clarity

    Use appropriate language and style

     

    4.7 Effective Writing

    Identify audience

    Use pre-writing strategies

    Organize writing to convey a central idea

    Write a clear topic sentence with main idea

    Revise writing for clarity

    Include supporting details that elaborate main idea

     

    4.8 Editing Writing

    Use commas in series, dates, and addresses

    Use correct spelling for frequently used words, including common homophones

     

     

     

     4.4 Multiplication

    Estimate Product

    2 & 3 digit x 1 digit

    2 & 3 digit x 2 digit

     

    4.4 Division

    Estimate Quotient

    2 & 3 digit divided 1 digit

     

    4.13 Probability

    Predict likelihood of an outcome of a simple event 

    Describe events as certain, likely, equally likely, unlikely or impossible

    Represent probability as a number between 0 and 1

    Represent the probability of an event as a fraction

     

    4.14 Graphing

    Collect data

    Organize data into a graph 

    Understand that line graphs show numerical data

    Understand that bar graphs show categorical data

    Formulate questions for a data in a graph

    Interpret data in both line and bar graphs

     

    4.18 Coordinate Graphing

    Identify ordered pairs

     

     

     

     VS.3b Geography’s Influence

    Jamestown Site Choice

     

    VS.3c,d Charters/Government

    Virginia Company of London

    General Assembly

    House of Burgesses

     

    VS.3e,f,g Effects of Colonization 

    Arrival of Women/Africans

    Hardships faced by colonists

    English-Indian Interaction

     

    VS.4a Agriculture - Plantations

    Connection to Slavery

     

    VS.4d Goods and Services

    Money, Bartering, Credit, Debt, Saving

     

    VS.4e Colonial Life

    Resources

    Food, Housing, Clothing

    How different people live

     

    VS.4b Cultures/Migration

    Indians, English, Africans

     

    VS.4c Moving the Capital

    Jamestown to Williamsburg

    Williamsburg to Richmond

     

    VS.5a Rebellion of the Colonies

    Control over Trade

    Declaration of Independence

     

     

     

     4.1 Scientific Method

    Observations, conclusions, inferences and predictions

    Experimental design – hypothesis and variables

    Classify and analyze objects, measurements, data

    Measurements of distance, volume, mass and temp.

    Display data, interpret and make predictions from graphs, charts, tables

    Identify contradictory experimental results

     

    4.6 Weather

    Meteorological tools & measurements

    Fronts (warm, cold, stationary)

    Clouds (cirrus, cumulus, stratus, nimbus)

    Storms (thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes)

     

    4.2 Force, Motion, Energy

    Motion

    Forces

    Friction

    Kinetic Energy

     

     

                  
     
    Catoctin Elementary Grade Four: Third Nine Weeks Plans
     

    Reading

    Language Arts

    Math

    Social Studies

    Science

     

     4.4 Vocabulary

    Use vocabulary from other content areas

     

    4.5 Fiction

    Explain author’s purpose

    Identify cause and effect relationships

    Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension

     

    4.6 Nonfiction

    Explain author’s purpose

    Distinguish between cause and effect

    Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension

     

    4.9 Research

    Construct Questions

    Collect Information

    Use Technology

    Give Credit to Sources Understand Plagiarism

     

     

     

     4.1 Oral Communication

    Demonstrate ability to work independently

     

    4.2 Oral Presentations

    Use subject-related vocabulary

     

    4.3 Media Messages

    Differentiate between auditory, visual, and written media messages

    Identify characteristics of various media messages

     

    4.7 Effective Writing

    Identify audience

    Use pre-writing strategies

    Use transition words for sentence variety

    Revise writing for clarity

     

    4.8 Editing Writing

    Include prepositional phrases

    Use singular possessives

    Use correct spelling for frequently used words, including common homophones

     

     

     

     4.2 and 4.5 Fractions 

    Pictorial Representations

    Equivalent Fractions

    Greatest Common Factor

    Simplest Form

    Compare Fractions

    Order Fractions

    Mixed/Improper Fractions

    Least Common Multiple

    Add/Subtract Fractions

    o Like Denominators

    o Unlike Denominators

     

    4.3 and 4.5 Decimals

    Decimal Place Value

    Convert Fractions to Decimals and Vice Versa

    Compare Decimals

    Order Decimals

    Round Decimals

    Add/Subtract Decimals

     

     

     

     VS.6a Famous Virginians

    George Washington

    James Madison

     

    VS.6b Important Documents

    Virginia Declaration of Rights

    Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom

    US Constitution

     

    VS.10a Virginia Government

    Executive Branch

    Legislative Branch

    Judicial Branch

     

    VS.6c Westward Migration

    Tobacco’s Ill Effects on Soil

    Farmland West/South

    Cumberland Gap

     

    VS.7a Civil War Issues

    Northern and Southern States

    Events Leading to War

    Creation of West Virginia

     

    VS.7b Civil War Conflict

    Major Battles

    Important People

     

     

     4.1 Scientific Method

    Observations, conclusions, inferences and predictions

    Experimental design – hypothesis and variables

    Classify and analyze objects, measurements, data

    Measurements of distance, volume, mass and temp.

    Display data, interpret and make predictions from graphs, charts, tables

    Identify contradictory experimental results

     

    4.3 Electricity and Magnetism

    Conductors/Insulators

    Basic Circuits

    Static Electricity

    Simple Electromagnets

    Magnetism

    Historical Contributions

     

    4.5 Ecosystems

    Behavioral and Structural Adaptations

    Organization of Communities

    Flow of Energy through Food Webs

    Life Cycles

    Influence of Human Activity on ecosystems

     

     
     
    Catoctin Elementary Grade Four: Fourth Nine Weeks Plans
     

    Reading

    Language Arts

    Math

    Social Studies

    Science

     

     4.5 Fiction

    Describe how choice of language, setting, characters, and information contributes to the author’s purpose

    Draw conclusions/make inferences about text

     

    4.6 Nonfiction

    Draw conclusions/make inferences about text

     

    4.9 Research

    Construct Questions

    Collect Information

    Use Technology

    Give Credit to Sources Understand Plagiarism

     

     

     

     4.1 Oral Communication

    Use evidence to support opinions

    Use grammatically correct language and specific vocabulary to communicate ideas

    Demonstrate the ability to collaborate with diverse teams

     

    4.7 Effective Writing

    Identify audience

    Use pre-writing strategies

    Recognize different patterns of organization

    Utilize elements of style, including word choice and sentence variation

    Revise writing for clarity

     

    4.8 Editing Writing

    Eliminate double negatives

    Incorporate adjectives and adverbs

    Use correct spelling for frequently used words, including common homophones

     

     

     

     4.6, 4.7, 4.8 Measurement 

    Mass

    Length

    Liquid Volume

     

    4.10, 4.11, 4.12 Geometry

    Points, lines, line segments, rays, angles, endpoints, and vertices

    Intersecting, perpendicular, and parallel lines

    Polygons (10 or fewer sides)

    Geometric transformations

    o Translation

    o Rotation

    o Reflection

     

    4.9 Elapsed Time

    Determine elapsed time in hours and minutes for a 12 hour period of time

     

     

     

     

     

     VS.8 Reconstruction in VA

    Effects of Reconstruction

    Effects of Segregation and “Jim Crow” laws

    Economic Development

    o Railroads

    o New Industries

    o Growth of Cities

     

    VS.9 Twentieth Century Virginia

    Economic/Social Transition 

    Impact of Virginians on International Events

    o Woodrow Wilson

    o George C. Marshall

    Desegregation and Massive Resistance

    Contributions of Virginians

    o Maggie L. Walker

    o Harry F. Byrd, Sr.

    o Oliver W. Hill

    o Arthur Ashe, Jr.

    o A. Linwood Holton, Jr.

    o L. Douglas Wilder

     

    VS.10 Economics

    Virginia’s Role in the Global Economy

    o Transportation

    o Communications

    o Technology

     

     

     

     4.1 Scientific Method

    Observations, conclusions, inferences and predictions

    Experimental design – hypothesis and variables

    Classify and analyze objects, measurements, data

    Measurements of distance, volume, mass and temp.

    Display data, interpret and make predictions from graphs, charts, tables

    Identify contradictory experimental results

     

    4.5 Ecosystems

    Behavioral and Structural Adaptations

    Organization of Communities

    Flow of Energy through Food Webs

    Life Cycles

    Influence of Human Activity on Ecosystems

     

    4.4 Plant Anatomy

    Structure of Plants

    Plant Reproduction

    Photosynthesis

    Plant Adaptations