Fourth Grade

Language Arts

Shurley Grammar


  • Place value of whole numbers and decimals
  • Mastery of fundamental operations
  • Story problems
  • Estimating answers
  • English and metric measures
  • Converting measures within the same system and solving measurement equations
  • Roman numerals
  • Addition, subtraction, and multiplication involving fractions
  • Estimation
  • Averaging
  • Factoring
  • Divisibility rules
  • Introduction to decimals
  • Making change
  • Reading a thermometer
  • Solving equations using addition and subtraction axioms
  • Graphs and scale drawing
  • Basic geometric shapes
  • Perimeter and area
  • Using an English and metric ruler
  • Time lapse

History & Geography

  • Map study
  • State history for six weeks
  • Eight documents memorized
  • The Years of Discovery
  • The Years of Exploration
  • The First Americans
  • The English Come to America
  • The New England Colonies
  • The Middle and Southern Colonies
  • A Picture of Colonial Life
  • The Great Awakening
  • The French and Indian War
  • The American War for Independence
  • Building a New Nation
  • Our Nation Grows
  • The Civil War New Frontiers
  • An Age of Progress
  • Beyond Our Boundaries
  • The World Wars
  • Time for Freedom and Responsibility



  • Plants: Provision for Man and Beast


  • Insects: Miniature Marvels of Creation
  • Birds: Winged Wonders


  • Matter: Water, Air, and Weather


  • Energy: Sound and Hearing

Earth and Space

  • Geology: Planet Earth
  • Oceanography: Wonders of the Sea
  • Astronomy: Consider the Heavens


Physical Fitness

  • Your Body Framework
  • The Muscle Builder
  • Your Breathing Machine Personal


  • A Winning Smile
  • Your Body’s Cover
  • Keys to Good Grooming

Interpersonal Relationships

  • A Healthier You


Lessons: Salvation Series, Genesis, Life of Christ, Life of Paul (includes memory verses, hymns /choruses, and Bible doctrine)

Music Arts & Crafts

  • Music theory/flutophone Traditional, patriotic, fun songs
  • Basic drawing and painting techniques, color concepts, and perspective