Hampton School District

Grade 4 at a Glance

Language Arts

  • Foundational Skills- decode grade level words, determine meaning of unfamiliar words, read accurately and fluently

  • Literature- make connections, analyze characters, compare and contrast themes, topics and point of view, make inferences, identify the significance of story elements, summarize text

  • Informational - show understanding of content-based vocabulary, cite evidence from a text, integrate information from multiple sources, determine the main idea

  • Speaking and Listening- engage in collaborative discussions, listen attentively, use formal and informal language appropriately

  • Writing – fictional narrative, informational article, persuasive essay

    • show a clear idea, organize using paragraphs, word choice, include an introduction, body paragraphs, and conclusion    

    • plan, edit, revise, publish, share

  • Language Skills - use correct spelling, capitalization and punctuation rules, use correct grammar when speaking and writing

Math Topics

  • Foundational Skills - know addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts, explain mathematical reasoning and use problem solving strategies.

  • Geometry - classify shapes by their properties, draw and identify lines and angles

  • Numbers and Operations , Base-Ten -  use place value to read, write and round numbers, find sums, differences, products, and quotients of multi-digit whole numbers

  • Numbers and Operations Fractions -  compare, order and compute fractions and/or decimals

  • Operations and Algebraic Thinking  - solve multi-step word problems, use algebraic thinking  

  • Measurement and Data -  perform measurement conversions, use and create tables and graphs, find area and perimeter

Science Topics

  • Life Science

    • Plants, Animals, Living vs. Nonliving things

  • Earth Systems

    • Landforms, Natural Processes, Rocks and Minerals

  • Energy and Waves

    • Types of Energy, Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Resources, Properties of Waves   

Social Studies

  • Civics

    • Group Decision Making (Constitution)

    • Branches of Government

  • Geography

    • New Hampshire Geography

    • Map Skills

  • History

    • New Hampshire History

    • Changes Over Time

Supporting Learning at Home

  • Students should read regularly at home.

  • Homework is assigned Monday - Thursday in multiple subject-areas.

  • Homework is generally meant for students to do independently, but we do encourage checking your child’s work.