- Bob Jones curriculum
We learn about the attributes of God, Bible study and prayer, God's faithfulness, God's victories, contentment, love, Christ and His people, and eternal promises.
-Bob Jones curriculum
In grammar we focus on sentences, nouns, verbs, study and reference skills, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, and phrases and clauses. In writing we explore personal narratives and friendly, business, and persuasive letters. We also compare and contrast essays and write book reviews, tall tales, research papers, and poems.
-Literature Units: Paddle to the Sea, Because of Winn Dixie, The Midnight Fox, Little House in the Big Woods, Dear Mr. Henshaw, Frindle, and Medallion. We explore autobiographies and biographies. We also explore vocabulary, comprehension questions, summaries, character studies, write/pair/share journal writing, graphic organizers, and interactive notebooks with our literature units.
Our spelling curriculum is teacher-developed using the A Reason to Spell curriculum for spelling words.
-Go Math curriculum
In math we explore place value, addition, and subtraction to one million; multiplying by one and two digit numbers; dividing by 1-digit numbers; factors, multiples, and patterns; fraction equivalence and comparison; adding and subtracting fractions; multiplying fractions by whole numbers; relating fractions and decimals; two dimensional figures; angles; relative sizes of measurement units; and algebra: perimeter and area.
-ABeka curriculum expanded by the teacher
In science we explore insects, plants and trees, birds, skeletal and digestive systems, oceanography, astronomy, meteorology, matter, and the scientific method.
-Bob Jones curriculum
We learn about American history from the 1700's to the early 1900's. Some of the topics we explore are immigration, evangelism, missionaries, inventions, economics, railroads, communication, the Boer War and the Boxer Uprising, Native Americans, and the American government. We also explore our state of Michigan. Along with our history curriculum we study geography skills.
We visit the Lansing capital and museum.
Art, Computers (twice a week), Music, PE (twice a week), Spanish, Library, and Chapel
Fourth Grade Extras:
The fourth graders participate in the Christmas play, a recorder concert, science fair, wax museum, safeties, speech meet, spelling bee, and a Passover celebration.