Grade 4 


Math 4

Students will be able to…   

  • Divide 2, 3 and 4 digit numbers by 1 digit number using a variety of place value strategies
  • Interpret the meaning of remainders using context of word problems
  • Solve word problems involving intervals of time, mass and distance

Compacted Math 4/5*
Students will be able to…

  • Multiply fractions by a whole number
  • Solve word problems involving intervals of time, mass and distance

*Compacted math has a fast-paced curriculum so please be aware that we will go over many different topics each week.


Students will be able to…

  • Determine the main idea of a text using key details
  • Make inferences using details from the text
  • Paraphrase information from a text
  • Describe cause and effect within a text structure
  • Define unknown words, synonyms and antonyms
  • Begin discussing texts through Literature Circles

TEXT GENRES: Informational Text, Various genres used in Literature Circles

The 4th grade has departmentalized so the following subjects are split between the three teachers:

Writing with Mr. Fairchild

Students will be able to…

  • Compose a narrative
  • Construct a business analysis and community profile on the businesses in Rockville Town Center (Inquiry project)

Science with Miss Silnicky

Students will be able to…

  • Identify positive and negative effects of humans and technology on an environment
  • Determine the positive and negative effects of humans on the Chesapeake Bay

Social Studies with Ms.Segal

Students will be able to…

  • Determine regional specializations of Maryland
  • Describe origin, destination and goals of various explorers

Other Important Information

  • Students are able to access their Chromebook accounts at home if they would like to complete any unfinished activities or to use any of the sites shared with them on their Google Classroom page.  Students will need to remember their username and password in order to access their account at home.
  • By the end of the quarter, students will be presenting their businesses to the teachers in the form of a Shark Tank presentation where teachers will "invest" in businesses of their choice.

Field Trips

There are currently no field trips planned for this month but we will let you know if any trips come up.

Common Sense Education

Periodically, students will be engaged in the Common Sense Education Curriculum during media classes with Miss Kleponis. This curriculum focuses on digital citizenship, empowering students "to make safe, smart, and ethical decisions online." Each lesson comes with a Family Tip Sheet. Please feel free to download the tip sheet for use at home. 

Lesson 1: Strong Passwords 


Mr. Aaron Fairchild | Ms. Melissa Segal | Ms. Hanna Silnicky


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