4th Grade

(4A) Mrs. Mary Wachowiz (mother of an SJA graduate) has been in education since 2006, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Florida Atlantic University, FL and a degree in Business Administration from Widener University, PA..

(4B) Mrs. Donna Seffer has been teaching since 2005; has a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from the University of Maryland, College Park.

 

FAITH FORMATION HIGHLIGHTS

 Family Scripture Share and TTT Envelopes 
 Character Traits 
 Fourth Grade Retreat 
 School Liturgies 

MAJOR FOCUSES OF FOURTH GRADE

 6 Writing Traits – Composition and the Writing Process
Reading Comprehension including analysis, synthesis, and evaluation skills
Research and Technology
 Accelerated Reader Program 
Math – place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions, geometry
Social Studies – States and Regions

MAJOR PROJECTS OF FOURTH GRADE

STREAM projects
President’s Report

• State Project
 Scientific Method Science Project and classroom experiments
Living Museum of Noteworthy People

SUBJECTS, TEXTBOOKS & CURRICULUM

 Math – Progress in Mathematics by Sadlier
Religion – Christ In Us by Sadlier

• Reading – Journeys
 Science – Scotts Foresman and and Science Weekly
Social Studies-Harcourt: States Regions
Spanish
Language Arts – MacMillan and McGraw Hill
Art 
Media Center
Physical Education
Music
Cursive Handwriting
After School Programs including Chess Club, Band, Choir, Irish Step Dance and Drama Programs, STEAM (Science Technology Arts Math) and Robotics

TECHNOLOGY

BenQ Boards
iPads (one-on-one)

COMPETITIONS

 Spelling Bee and Geography Bee

FIELD TRIPS

 In-House Science
Flamingo Gardens

SUMMER PREPARATION

IXL Summer Boost
Summer Reading with Projects