Fourth Grade


RCL Benziger, Blest Are We

  • Units: goodness of God, Jesus is the Son of God, the Holy Spirit, the Church & Her Sacraments, Social Justice, the Beatitudes, the Rosary
  • Conflict and resolution strategies
  • Socialization skills
  • Anti-Bullying Program 
  • Scripture study
  • Prayers
  • Catholic Social Teaching
  • Service Learning Projects


Learning A-Z, Raz-Kids Interactive ebooks
Zaner-Bloser program
Silver Burdett textbook
Handwriting: Slingerland method

  • Reading focus: comprehension, predictions and inferences, sequencing, fact and opinion
  • Story elements: character, plot, and setting 
  • Author’s purpose and point of view 
  • Six Traits of Writing
  • Writing process 
  • Narrative (creative writing) and expository (five paragraph essay) writing
  • Comparing and contrasting, character sketches, descriptive stories using conversation, poetry, outlines and research papers, friendly letters and business letters
  • Spelling list: high frequency list and content area vocabulary 
  • Cursive 
  • Research using thesaurus, dictionary, encyclopedia and non-fiction books 
  • Nouns, verbs, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prefixes, suffixes, homonyms, homographs and figures of speech
  • Writing conventions


Foss Kits
Scott Foresman
Studies Weekly, Science Weekly

  • Washington State Standards 
  • Units: scientific method, water, salmon, earth/plate tectonics, fossils, ideas and inventions
  • Science Fair
  • Laboratory experiences


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, GO! Math
IXL Learning, IXL Online

  • Common Core Math Standards 
  • Units: addition and subtraction with whole numbers, decimals and fractions, multiplication and division of one and two digit numbers, analyzing patterns, fractions, measurment and data, time, money, geometry
  • Real world problem solving
  • Quick skills assessments, mental math, and Math Madness

Social Studies

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Social Studies
Scholastic, Scholastic News

  • Washington State History
  • Mapping skills
  • Regions of Washington
  • Native peoples
  • Lewis and Clark
  • Oregon Territory
  • Pioneers
  • The railroad
  • The economy
  • The government
  • 50 states and their regions
  • Catholic Identity integration


  • Create, perform, and respond to music 
  • Individual and ensemble vocal and instrumental performances
  • Experience, explore, and discover music
  • Types and styles of music
  • Cultural and historical pieces
  • Musical skills and techniques
  • Elements of music

Physical Education & Health

Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company, Dynamic Physical Education

  • Washington Standards for Health and Fitness
  • Motor skills
  • Sportsmanship
  • Equipment
  • Games and sports 
  • Fitness activities 
  • Nutrition
  • Body systems
  • Health risks


  • Art history
  • Artists
  • Art styles
  • Native American artwork in North America


Calico Spanish Level Two, version 2.0

  • Units: routine, family, food, community, celebrations and traditions, seasons and weather
  • Read 
  • Sing 
  • Converse


  • Washington State Standards
  • IXL Online
  • Raz-Kids Interactive ebooks
  • Computer basics and application
  • Digital communication tools
  • Web design and coding
  • Graphics and design
  • Integrated lessons
  • Digital citzenship
  • Technology systems and operations