Grade: 4

Subject: Visual Art

Goals:

  1. Students will know and use the elements of art.
  2. Students will know and use the principles of design.
  3. Students will create art in two and three dimensions using a variety of media, techniques, and processes.
  4. Students will demonstrate proper use, care, and storage of tools, materials, and equipment.
  5. Student will create projects based on the artistic traditions of various artists, cultures and time periods.
  6. Students will apply appropriate art terminology in viewing, responding to and evaluating artworks.
  7. Students will value what has been created by self and others and understand the value of differences in individual expression.
  8. Students will relate the visual arts to other subject areas of the curriculum.

Subject:  Computer Education

Goals:

  1.  Students will practice keyboard skills.
  2.  Students will navigate parts of system using the desktop.
  3.  Students will compose using word processor and presentation software.
  4.  Students will understand appropriate use of equipment and computer lab.
  5.  Students will use on-line resources for gathering information.
  6.  Students will discuss common use of technology in daily life and responsible use of it.

Subject:  English

Goals:

  1. The students will identify parts of speech.
  2. The students will apply correct punctuation in their writing.
  3. The students will correctly use mechanics in all written work across the curriculum.
  4. The students will apply language skills in creative writing projects.

Subject: Math

Goals:

  1. The student will identify place value from hundredths to millions.
  2. The student will compare and order whole numbers, money, fractions, and mixed numbers and decimals.
  3. The student will add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, and money amounts; add and subtract fractions and decimals.
  4. The student will estimate using whole numbers and fractions.
  5. The student will solve problems with measurement, area, perimeter, volume and elapsed time.
  6. The student will identify geometrical figures.
  7. The student will use critical thinking to solve word problems.

Subject:  Music

Goals:

  1. Learn all Kerwin hand signs for solfege syllables.
  2. Read treble clef notation.
  3. Rhythmic notation to include whole note, half note, dotted half note, quarter note, dotted quarter note, eighth note and all corresponding rests.
  4. Reading in 2/4, 3/4 and 4/4 meters.
  5. Study instrument families: 1) brass, 2) woodwind, 3) strings 4) percussion
  6. Learn Service Music and Hymns for Mass.

Subject:  Physical Education

Goals:

  1. The students will develop a positive respect for self and others.
  2. The students will demonstrate good sportsmanship and cooperation.
  3. The students will integrate a competence in movement incorporating eye-hand and     eye-foot coordination.
  4. The students will increase muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility.
  5. The students will recognize the benefits of overall body physical fitness
  6. The students will determine cause and effect relationships between health behaviors and disease and/or illness.

Subject:  Reading

Goals:

  1. Students will demonstrate comprehension of written material.
  2. Students will develop and demonstrate basic reading skills.
  3. Students will expand their vocabulary.
  4. Students will exhibit the ability to read independently.
  5. Students will use reference materials effectively.
  6. Students will demonstrate listening skills.
  7. Students will develop an appreciation of varying types of literature.

Subject:  Religion

Goals:

  1. The student will know and understand the Ten Commandments and the Beatitudes as a guide for Christian Living.
  2. The student will familiarize themselves with Scripture
  3. The student will experience and participate in prayer and worship
  4. The student will foster Christian Morality
  5. The student will serve the community.

Subject:  Science

Goals:

  1. The students will describe and apply science words to specific topics of study.
  2. The students will build a foundation of skills, including making inferences, observations, predictions and conclusions
  3. The students will participate in group projects and interact with peers.
  4. The students will display respect for the gifts here on Earth.
  5. The students solve problems through the inquiry method.

Subject:  Social Studies

Goals:

  1. Students will recognize the location of the United States in the World.
  2. Students will identify the various regions and states of the United States.
  3. Students will distinguish geographical terms and map skills.
  4. Students will acknowledge the changes in people and culture over time.
  5. Students will appreciate various aspects of Missouri’s history.
  6. Students will apply research skills to reports and projects.