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     What is your child learning in the fourth grade?

    Here are a few examples:
    • Understands the elements of Florida History from pre-Columbian cultures through the settlement of Florida, industrialization and the contemporary era.  
    • Recognizes Earth's 365 day revolution around the Sun and 24 hour rotation on its axis.
    • Reads fluently and understands ideas that are clearly stated and ideas that are implied in a variety of texts; literary and informational.
    • Strategies for multiplication of numbers up to 3 digits.
    • Relates equivalent fractions, decimals and percent.

    How to help your child do better

    • Have your child keep a record of the amount of time he spends watching television and playing electronic games in a week.   Have your child total the time for the week and show you the figures.
    • Encourage your child  to read and write every day about books that have been read.
    • Explore you home with your child and have him identify different energy sources.
    • If you have a computer in your home, have your child practice typing short responses on the computer about events and information in books.  Practice keyboarding skills.
    • Explore your home with your child and have your child identify different energy sources.
    • Involve your child in real-life measurement and estimation situations, including finding area.
    • Practice strategies or  multiplication and division facts.