• 4th Grade Gifted Class - Wednesday


    Florida Standards: This year we will be using the Language Arts Florida Standards (LAFS) and Mathematics Florida Standards (MAFS). Students take on much more responsibility for their learning. They will be taught a variety of strategies that will allow them to dissect and comprehend more complex texts, as well as have active conversations with peers about their learning. They will be heavily involved in their own academic goal setting. 


    Math: In math, students will need to  master multiplication and division facts. They will also dive deeper into fractions , as well as improper fractions and relating this to decimals. We will cover some geometry, angles, measurement/data, and number sense.


    Reading: Students will be reading a variety of complex texts. They will have to be able to comprehend texts at a deeper level. They will have to show evidence from the text and respond to it. Reading both at home and at school will help your child.


    Writing: By the end of fourth grade, students will be able to write a variety of writing which include informative writing, opinion writing, and narrative writing. They will need to base their writing on text evidence and be able to elaborate on points made within the essay. Students will take a state writing test. (For more details on this see the linked pages under the Languauge Arts tab.)


    Science:  This year in science, students will learn about the states of matter, forms of energy, Earth and space, heridity and reproduction and interdependence.


    Social Studies: Students will have a lot of fun with this years social studies material. It focuses on Florida history!