Manheim Christian Day School

Educating Minds. Nurturing Hearts.

Fourth Grade

Curriculum
  1. Reading – Reading Street 2008 Pearson Education, Inc.
    1. Emphasis- comprehension, vocabulary, fluency
    2. Includes-spelling, Grammar, Writing and Handwriting
    3. Teaching style-Small reading groups based on ability
  2. Math – My Math 2014 McGraw Hill Companies, Inc.
    1. Emphasis-division, algebra, geometry, fracitons and measurment
    2. Xtramath- computer website that drills basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts
  3. Science –Interactive Science 2012 Pearson Education, Inc
    1. Emphasis- Ecosystems, Earth’s Resources, Matter, Engergy/Heat, Electricity
    2. Includes- multiple hands-on experiments with each chapter
  4. Social Studies –Pennsylvania 2011 Scott Foresman, Inc.
    1. Emphasis-on Pennsylvania History
    2. Inclues-Native American studies, Explorers in PA, Declaring Independence
  5. Bible –Followers of God: Journey’s with God
    1. Emphasis-The miracles of Jesus, Parables
    2. Includes-Bible Memory, Story Keepers Bible movies, Bible skits
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Special Projects and Events2000px-GullBraceLeft.svg
  1. History Fair-Dress up and present an important person from Pennsylvania history
  2. 24 Math Tournament
  3. Science- Dissect owl pellets
  4. Revolutionary War Reenactors visit class to discuss life as a soldier and camp follower
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Typical Field Trips2000px-GullBraceLeft.svg
  1. Oregon Dairy tour and corn maze
  2. Jen’s Pottery Den (plate painting activity in class)
  3. Lancaster Symphony Orchestra
  4. Lego Land