Fourth Grade


Eccleston Elementary School Fourth Grade Curriculum Standards


Students will be able to read for meaning, answer questions in multiple choice format, as well as write short and extended responses for the following type questions:

  • Author’s Purpose
  • Author’s Viewpoint
  • Main Idea and Details
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Reference and Research
  • Distinguishing Between Fact and Opinion
  • Making Inferences


Language Arts

Students will demonstrate proficiency in writing a five-paragraph essay for both narrative and expository styles of writing, which reflect focus, organization, support, and conventions of punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.



Students must have mastered basic FACT families through the 12's (multiplication /division) prior to entering fourth grade. Math topics include:

  • Measurement (Standard and Metric)
  • Multiplication of whole numbers and decimals
  • Division of whole numbers and decimals
  • Decimals, Fractions, and Percentage Equivalents



Students will review / revisit topics in more depth including:

  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Force and Motion
  • Earth Science
  • Human Body
  • Sound and Light
  • Space
  • Matter


Social Studies

Students will learn about Florida history beginning with the Native Floridians, Florida becoming a state, various wars, reconstruction, building of railroads/transportation through modern day Florida.


Homework Expectations

  • Weekly writing prompt
  • Daily Math exercises
  • 20-30 minutes of daily reading
  • Other, at teacher's discretion