Fourth Grade

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Highlands Elementary-4th Grade

All instruction is based on District and State Standards

Language Arts: (Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking)

  • Reading: Benchmark Advance Program (District adopted)
  • Writing; Writers Workshop, Letter Writing, Writing Process, Grammar, Spelling, and Academic Vocabulary
  • Listening and Speaking: Oral Reading, Listening Activities, Sharing, Oral Presentations

Math: Envision Math (District adopted)

  • Mastering Multiplication
  • Daily reteach and practice

Science: Foss (District adopted) Units:

  • Magnetism and Electricity
  • Earth Materials
  • Environments

Social Studies: California History

  • Geography-regions
  • Native California Tribes
  • Explorers
  • Missions
  • Ranchos
  • Gold Rush
  • Government

Visual and Performing Arts

  • Music
  • Art in Action

P.E.: Activities for the development of fine and gross motor skills with emphasis on and refinement of: team building, skills, organized games, sportsmanship, and student participation.

Study Trips/Special Activities:

  • San Mateo County History Museum
  • Mission San Juan Bautista
  • CuriOdyssey 
  • Sanchez Adobe
  • Coloma Outdoor Discovery School
  • 4th Grade Fun Day

San Juan Bautista infographic©John Perry


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Lisa Hamor

John Perry

Amanda Estepa