Fourth grade

Meet the teachers

From left to right: 

Mrs. Akande, Mrs. Dale, Mrs. Ethridge, Mrs. Jimenez

 

 

Teachers' email addresses are listed below. You are welcome to email at anytime with questions or concerns.

Mrs. Jimenez
Mrs. Dale
Mrs. Ethridge
Mrs. Akande

Conference Time: 1:45-2:35

Mathematics:

  • Place value with decimals

  • Adding and Subtracting decimals

  • 2-Step problems

  • Geometry and Measurement

  • Fractions

  • Khan Academy

  • Imagine Math

  • Prodigy Math

We differentiate with depth, complexity, and compacting the curriculum.

English Language Arts Reading:

  • Evidence (informational text)

  • Central ideas and inferences

  • Sentence structure

  • Comparing genres

  • Parts of speech

  • Grammar Usage 

(their, there, they’re, doesn’t and don’t, too, two, to, your and you’re)

Mechanics (punctuations)


 

Social Studies:

  • Regions of Texas

  • Native American Groups

  • First Missions in Texas

  • Texas Battles

  • Texas Oil, Railroads, Cowboys

  • Texas Government

We convene our study of Texas history with a 4th grade LIVING Texas wax museum. This is a 6 week research unit at the end of the year. 

Science:

  • Organisms and Environments

  • Force, Motion, and Energy

  • Earth’s Patterns 

  • Matter

  • Moon and Weather Patterns

  • We also participate in the GISD STEAM challenges, as well as utilizing performance projects and EiE curriculum for the magnet students.

 

As part of the magnet program, we also integrate Texas Performance Standards Projects (TPSP) to make connections with the real world in all areas of curriculum.