WELCOME TO FOURTH GRADE

 

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Heidi Aguirre

haguirre@cornerstonechristian.net
925 . 779 . 2010 ext 3525

Heidi Aguirre attended St. Mary's College, receiving a BA in Psychology. She has been married for twenty-three years, and together, Heidi and her husband have three children.

Mrs. Aguirre loves her children and she loves the Lord.


So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
- Isaiah 41:10

JUST FOR FUN

Birthday: July 15

Color: Teal

Weekend Activity: Relaxing

Favorite Treat: Coffee & Diet Coke

 
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Kilee LeFevre

klefevre@cornerstonechristian.net
925 . 779 . 2010

Kilee Lefevre is 22 years old and newly engaged. She has recently received her Bachelor's degree from CSU East Bay and is now pursuing her Masters in Elementary Education at Grand Canyon University. Kilee is beyond excited to be teaching 4th grade this year. She is ready to help these kids grow in the grace of God and learn all of what 4th grade has to offer.

This hope is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls. It leads us through curtain into God's inner sanctuary.
- Hebrews 6:19


JUST FOR FUN

Birthday: October 04

Color: Tiffany Blue, Gray

Hobbies: Reading, Movies, Hiking,  Reading, Spending time with my Fiance and Family

Favorite Treat: Ice Cream, Starbucks, Snack Foods (Trail Mix)


Fourth Grade Highlights


Fourth Grade Curriculum

 

LANGUAGE ARTS

Reading & Literature

Oral Reading

Reading Comprehension

Speed reading

Vocabulary building

Penmanship

Review of cursive writing formation through skill practice, word games, original composition, and sentence dictation

Spelling, Vocabulary, & Poetry

Weekly word lists with challenging words and vocabulary

Reinforcement activities

Six poems committed to memory

Language

Writing Process:

Letters - friendly, post cards, thank-you notes

Gathering information

Writing with details

Writing an encyclopedia report

Writing book reports

Creative writing

Dictionary skills

Grammar:

Sentence structure, kinds of sentences, punctuation, capitalization facts, abbreviations, possessive words

Recognition and using all eight parts of speech

Diagramming verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs

Correctly using troublesome words

 

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

SCIENCE

Plants Provision for Man and Beast

Animals Insects: Miniature Marvels of Creation & Birds: Winged Wonders

Matter Water, Air, and Weather

Energy Sound and Hearing

Earth & Space Geology: Planet Earth & Oceanography: Wonders of the Sea

Astronomy Consider the Heavens

 

ARITHMETIC

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

 

BIBLE

Lessons such as Salvation Series, Genesis, Life of Christ, Paul

Memory verses, hymns/choruses, and Bible doctrine

 

MUSIC

Music Theory/Flutophone

Traditional, patriotic, and fun songs

 

ARTS & CRAFTS

Basic drawing and painting techniques, color concepts, and perspective