Manchester Public Schools
Office of Equity and Partnerships
Grade 4
Reading
Writing
Math
During the school year, your child will be expected to...
Fall

Reading
  • Develop stamina in reading 

  • Learn how authors organize stories in fiction, including chronological order (organized by time).  

  • Learn how to summarize important information they have read.

  • To envision (imagine) what they are reading to support understanding. 

  • Read fiction stories to understand how and why characters are created by authors. 
  
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Writing
  • Collect story ideas from their own lives to turn into realistic storiesin writing.

  • Write narrative stories based on events in their own lives.

  • Write to create pictures in the mind of the reader
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​Math
  • Multiply 2-digit by 2-digit numbers, one-digit by 4-digit numbers; divide up to a 4-digit number by a one-digit number

  • Solve multistep word problems with whole numbers using the four operations, including problems with remainders

  • Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity

  • Add and subtract up to 1,000,000
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  • Flexibly and Accurately multiply and divide up to 12 x 12
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Winter

Reading
  • Read historical text to learn about the American Revolution. 

  • Research to answer questions from more than one point-of-view.  

  • Find main ideas across texts and learn how to synthesize the ideas they highlight.  


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Writing
  • Write a persuasive essay to express an opinion with a
    • strong introduction
    • stating an opinion
    • giving reasons and evidence
    • strong conclusion

  • Persuade through the use of historical details, text features and quotes to support a point of view.  
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​Math
  • Find equivalent fractions, compare/order fractions, add/subtract fractions with like denominators, and multiply fractions by a whole numbers

  • Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions

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Spring

Reading
  • Read about different regions in the United States.

  • Develop research questions and learn about recognizing which sources can be trusted as having quality information.

  • Read across texts to find informaion to answer research question.  

  • Organize information to be used in informational writing.  
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Writing
  • Write an essay comparing (finding similarities) and constrasting (showing differences) about characters, ideas  and themes across books.

  • Write brochures to inform an audience about the parts of the United States they have researched.  

  • Demonstrate how to engage readers with pictures, text and key ideas aimed at an audience. 
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​Math
  • Draw points, lines, line segments, rays, angles, perpendicular and parallel lines and identify these in 2-D figures

  • Know and convert measurements such as weight, volume, and time

  • Use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time, liquid volumes, masses of objects, and money
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