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Fourth Grade

  • Description: Students continue regular practice with complex text and its academic vocabulary, reading and writing grounded in evidence from literary and informational text, and building knowledge through content rich literary and informational text. When working with the writing and speaking and listening standards, students engage in reading and research practices as well as focus on the craft and correctness of their language.

    Materials: 

    • CKLA 2nd Edition

    Tennessee Language Arts Standards

  • Description: The standards for each grade are a progression.Each of the progressions begins in Kindergarten, with a constant movement towards high school standards as a student advances through the grades. There are four main progressions that are composed of mathematical domains/conceptual categories. Fourth grade focuses on Number and Operations in Base Ten, Number and Operations – Fractions, Operations and Algebraic Thinking, Geometry and Measurement and Data.

    Materials: 

    • McGraw Hill - Reveal Math

    Tennessee Math Standards 

  • Description: In fourth grade, students develop an understanding how plants, animals, and nonliving things in an ecosystem interact with each other. They analyze temporary and permanent changes caused by weather and living things on Earth’s land and water, and they investigate how the placement of certain landforms creates a predictable pattern. Students examine various types of energy transfer, including sound, light, heat, and electric currents, and model how energy transforms with added speed or in a collision. They create models to explain how waves travel and how waves of light become visible to humans.

    Materials: 

    • HMH Tennessee Science
    • Mystery Science
    • Generation Genius
    • Picture Perfect STEM
    • PBL Project

    Tennessee Academic Standards for Science 

  • Description: The History of the United States: Revolution to Reconstruction- Fourth grade students will learn about the events that led to U.S. independence, the American Revolution, the growth and development of the U.S. through Manifest Destiny, and the causes and effects of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

    Materials: 

    • TN Experience: Colonization to Reconstruction- Gallopade
    • TN History for Kids booklet

    Tennessee Social Studies Standards

  • Description: The course of instruction in all public schools for kindergarten through grade eight (K-8) shall include art and music education to help each student foster creative thinking, spatial learning, discipline, craftsmanship and the intrinsic rewards of hard work. All students are engaged in sequential standards-based arts instruction.

    Materials: 

    Tennessee Academic Standards for Fine Arts Education 

  • Description: The Tennessee School Counseling Student Standards describe the attitudes, knowledge, skills, and experiences that students need to achieve academic success, social and emotional development, and college and career readiness. The standards are organized in three broad domains: academic development, social and emotional development, and college and career readiness. These domains promote the attitudes, knowledge, skills, and experiences that enhance the learning process and create a culture of college and career readiness for all students.

    Materials: 

    • Second Step

    Tennessee School Counseling Standards

  • Description: All school libraries shall serve as resources for students, teachers, and community members to strengthen student learning. School library information specialists shall work collaboratively with classroom teachers and school administrators to integrate both curricular concepts and information skills that assist research and other learning activities. The collection and the services of the library shall adequately support the curricular priorities within the school.

    Materials: 

    Tennessee Library Standards

  • Description: The course of instruction in all public schools for kindergarten through grade eight (K-8) shall include art and music education to help each student foster creative thinking, spatial learning, discipline, craftsmanship and the intrinsic rewards of hard work. All students are engaged in sequential standards-based arts instruction.

    Materials: 

    • Quaver

    Tennessee Academic Standards for Fine Arts