Fourth Grade

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Welcome to fourth grade!

Fourth grade is a time when students become more independent learners. They will master critical thinking skills, writing strategies, and apply them to all subject areas. Many exciting hands-on field trips allow students to explore and enjoy California. 

Fourth Grade Curriculum:

  • Bible: Bob Jones
  • Language Arts: Shurley English
  • Literature: Harcourt Excursions, California Excursions
  • Math: Saxon
  • Science: Bob Jones
  • Social Studies: Harcourt School Publishers, Reflections: California a Changing State


  • Island of the Blue Dolphins
  • By the Great Horn Spoon
  • The Iron Dragon Never Sleeps
  • Esperanza Rising

Field Trips:

  • Danville Native American Museum
  • Mission San Juan Bautista
  • Sacramento: Railroad Museum, Sutter's Fort and the Capitol
  • Coloma, CA Gold Rush Experience
  • USS Hornet


  • California Salt Box Maps
  • Native American Day
  • Miner's Day Gold Rush Celebration
  • Agriculture Day

Homework Expectations:

  • 40-45 minuets each night, due daily
  • master multiplications facts upon entereing grade level

Curriculum Outlines