Fourth Grade Curriculum Map
Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4
Number and Operations Number and Operations Number and Operations Number and Operations
1.01 Develop number sense for rational numbers 0.01 through 1.01 Develop number sense for rational numbers 0.01 through 1.01 Develop number sense for rational numbers 0.01 through 1.02 Develop fluency with multiplication and division:
99,999 99,999. 99.999 1.02a Two-digit by two-digit multiplication (larger numbers with
1.01a Connect model, number word, and number using a variety of 1.01a Connect model, number word, and number using a variety of 1.01a Connect model, number word, and number using a variety of calculator)
representations representations. representations 1.02b Up to three-digit by two-digit division (larger numbers with
1.01b Build understanding of place value (hundredths through ten 1.01b Build understanding of place value (hundredths through ten 1.01b Build understanding of place value (hundredths through ten calculator)
thousandths) thousands). thousands) 1.02c Strategies for multiplying and dividing numbers
1.01d Make estimates of rational numbers in appropriate situations 1.01c Compare and order rational numbers. 1.01c Compare and order rational numbers 1.02d Estimation of products and quotients in appropriate situations
1.020 Develop fluency with multiplication and division: 1.01d Make estimates of rational numbers in appropriate situations. 1.02 Develop fluency with multiplication and division: 1.02e Relationships between operations
1.02b Up to three-digit by two-digit division (larger numbers with a 1.02 Develop fluency with multiplication and division: 1.02a Two-digit by two-digit multiplication (larger numbers with 1.03 Solve problems using models, diagrams, and reasoning about
calculator) 1.02c Strategies for multiplying and dividing numbers. calculator) fractions and relationships among fractions involving halves, fourths,
1.02c Strategies for multiplying and dividing numbers 1.02d Estimation of products and quotients in appropriate 1.02b Up to three-digit by two-digit division (larger numbers with eighths, thirds, sixths, twelfths, fifths, tenths, hundredths, and mixed
1.02d Estimation of products and quotients in appropriate situations situations. calculator) numbers
1.04 Develop fluency with addition and subtraction of non-negative 1.02e Relationship between operations. 1.02c Strategies for multiplying and dividing numbers 1.05 Develop flexibility in solving problems by selecting strategies and
rational numbers with like denominators, including decimal fractions 1.05 Develop flexibility in solving problems by selecting strategies & 1.02d Estimation of products and quotients in appropriate situations using mental computation, estimation, calculators or computers, and
through hundredths using mental computation, estimation, calculators or computers, and 1.03 Solve problems using models, diagrams, and reasoning about paper and pencil
1.04a Develop and analyze strategies for adding and subtracting paper and pencil. fractions and relationships among fractions involving halves, fourths, Data Analysis & Probability
numbers Measurement eighths, thirds, sixths, twelfths, fifths, tenths, hundredths, & mixed 4.01 Collect, organize, analyze, display data (including line graphs
1.04b Estimate sums and differences 2.01 Develop strategies to determine the area of rectangles and the numbers and bar graphs) to solve problems
1.05 Develop flexibility in solving problems by selecting strategies perimeter of plane figures. 1.04 Develop fluency with addition and subtraction of non-negative 4.02 Describe the distribution of data using median, range, and mode
and using mental computation, estimation, calculators or computers, Geometry rational numbers with like denominators, including decimal fractions 4.03 Solve problems by comparing two sets of related data (not on
paper and pencil. 3.01 Use the coordinate system to describe the location and relative through hundredths same graph)
Measurement position of points and draw figures in the first quadrant 1.04a Develop and analyze strategies for adding and subtracting 4.04 Design experiments and list all possible outcomes and
2.01 Develop strategies to determine the area of rectangles and the Data Analysis & Probability numbers probabilities for an event
perimeter of plane figures. 4.01 Collect, organize, analyze and display data (including line 1.04b Estimate sums and differences Algebra
2.02 Solve problems involving perimeter of plane figures and areas graphs and bar graphs) to solve problems. 1.04c Judge reasonableness of solutions 5.01 Identify, describe, and generalize relationships in which:
of rectangles 4.02 Describe the distribution of data using median, range, and 1.05 Develop flexibility in solving problems by selecting strategies 5.01a Quantities change proportionally
Geometry mode. and using mental computation, estimation, calculators or computers, 5.01b Change in one quantity relates to change in a second quantity
3.01 Use the coordinate system to describe the location and relative Algebra and paper and pencil 5.02 Translate among symbolic, numeric, verbal, and pictorial
position of points and draw figures in the first quadrant 5.01, 5.01a, 5.01b, 5.02, 5.03a, 5.03b from Quarter One also included Geometry representations of number relationships
Data Analysis & Probability here 3.02 Describe the relative position of lines using concepts of 5.03 Verify mathematical relationships using:
4.01 Collect, organize, analyze and display data (including line parallelism and perpendicularity a. Models, words, and numbers
graphs and bar graphs) to solve problems 3.03 Identify, predict, and describe the results of transformations of b. Order of operations – identity, commutative, associative, &
4.02 Describe the distribution of data using median, range, and plane figures; a) reflections; b) translations; c) rotations distributive properties
mode. Data Analysis & Probability Geometry 3.02 and 3.03, Data Analysis & Probability 4.01, 4.02
Algebra 4.01 Collect, organize, analyze and display data (including line from Quarter 3 also included here
5.01 Identify, describe, and generalize relationships in which: graphs and bar graphs) to solve problems
5.01a Quantities change proportionally. 4.02 Describe the distribution of data using median, range, and mode
5.01b Change in one quantity relates to change in a second quantity. 4.03 Solve problems by comparing two sets of related data
5.02 Translate among symbolic, numeric, verbal, and pictorial Algebra
representations of number relationships. 5.03 Verify mathematical relationships using:
5.03 Verify mathematical relationships using: b. Order of operations – identity, commutative, associative, &
5.03a Models, words, and numbers. distributive properties
5.03b Order of operations and the identity, commutative, associative,
and distributive properties.
Reading Habits Reading Habits Reading Habits Reading Habits
1.061 Reads independently at least 20 minutes daily to improve 1.062 Reads independently at least 20 minutes daily to learn more 1.063 Read independently at least 20 minutes every day and learn new 1.063 Read independently at least 20 minutes every day and learn new
reading fluency (rate, expression, & accuracy) about various topics vocabulary from that reading. vocabulary from that reading.
2.033 Reads different kinds of texts including poems 2.032 Read different types of nonfiction such as autobiographies, 2.031 Read different types of fiction such as legends, novels, folk lore 2.034 Read different types of texts including drama (plays and skits)
Vocabulary and Word Work informational books, diaries, and journals and science fiction. Vocabulary and Work
1.041 Increase vocabulary by reading lots of different kinds of texts, Vocabulary and Word Work Vocabulary and Word Work 1.044 Increase vocabulary by reading lots of different kinds of texts,
studying how words work, and following the writing process 1.042 Increase vocabulary by reading lots of different kinds of texts, 1.043 Increase vocabulary by participating in book clubs, studying studying how words work, participating in seminars, and writing for
1.011 Figure out unfamiliar words by using what you know about base participating in discussions, and learning multiple meanings of words how authors use words, learning about synonyms (words that mean the learning
words, breaking words into syllables, and understanding contractions 1.022 Figure out what words mean by applying the meanings of these same thing) antonyms (opposites), and homonyms (ie, too, to, two) 1.013 Figure our unfamiliar words by using what you know about
1.021 Figure out what words mean by applying the meanings of the suffixes (-er, -or, -ist, -able) and these roots (sign, spect) 1.012 Figure out unfamiliar words by using what you know about dividing words into syllables (V/CV, VC/V, three syllable words) and
suffixes –er, -est, -ly, -y and the roots tele, rupt 1.031 Uses context clues to figure out the meanings of unfamiliar dividing words into syllables (ie, VC/CV) and changing y to I to add a silent consonants (kn, gn, mb)
Comprehension and Connections words suffix. 1.024 Figure out what words mean by figuring out the meanings of
Before and During Reading Strategies 1.03 Identify key words in nonfiction texts and determine what they 1.023 Figure out what words mean by applying the meanings of these these root words (graph and tract)
2.027 Explain why you choose what you will read and tell what you mean prefixes (re- mis- ex- pre- con- com-) and suffix (-ible) 1.053 Use the glossary, dictionary, and thesaurus to check the
hope to find out 1.051 Use the glossary to learn about new words in nonfiction text 1.031 Use context clues to figure out the meanings of unfamiliar meaning of new words
2.0261 Preview stories and make predictions about the characters, Comprehension and Connections words Comprehension and Connections
setting, problem, or major events before reading After Reading Strategies with Expository Text 1.052 Use a thesaurus to identify synonyms and antonyms of certain 2.0341 Read and understand plays and skits
During Reading Strategies 3.015 Recognize different types of nonfiction texts such as words 2.094 Listen carefully to others and try to identify the speaker’s
2.022 Make predictions autobiographies, informational books, and diary or journal entries Comprehension and Connections purpose
2.025 Make connections 3.05 Find similarities and differences in the information found in After Reading Strategies with Narrative Texts 2.093 Listen to others and interpret what was meant by paying
2.023 Ask questions nonfiction texts comparing the text features of graphs, charts, and 3.015b Recognize different types of fiction such as legends, novels, attention to both the speaker’s words and body language
maps and the information in the body of the text folklore, and science fiction 2.07 Determine if the information or ideas from the text is useful for
2.091 Ask questions when listening to others Main Ideas and Supporting Details Story Elements : answering your questions
2.01 Use fix-up strategies when what you read doesn’t make sense 2.043 Determine the main ideas and supporting details in nonfiction 2.041 plot 2.08 Check out what the author means in a text or whenever an
(reread, check other sources, ask for help, put ideas in your own text and show where they are in the text 2.042 theme author’s statement was accurate by comparing the information to other
words, ask yourself or the author questions) 2.061 Summarize the main ideas of nonfiction text so that you can 2.044 author's choice of words texts
2.0262 Preview nonfiction text features (title, headings, subheadings, remember what is important 2.045 point of view (character's, author's) 3.04 Recognize advertising techniques in order to make informed
captions) and predict the topic and main ideas of the selection 2.092 Paraphrase what was said by saying it in your own words when 2.046 conflict judgments about what you buy
2.021 Preview nonfiction text and set a purpose for reading based on listening to others 2.0431 main idea/supporting details 3.06 Research a topic by developing guiding questions and exploring a
what you already know about the topic and the information you learned 2.023 Ask questions that help you think more deeply about what you 2.062 Summarize major ideas from stories and find examples in the variety of resources
from previewing the text features read after reading a selection text to better understand what you read. 2.092 Listen carefully to others and summarize what was heard by
2.0331 Read and understand different kinds of poetry like haiku and 2.024 Locate information in nonfiction text that answers the question, 2.023 Ask questions that help you think more deeply about what you paraphrasing or saying it in your own words
concrete poems “What do you want to learn?” read after reading a selection 2.091 Listen carefully to others and ask question of the speaker
2.0411 Identify examples of figurative language in poetry and explain 2.05 Make inferences, draw conclusions, and make generalizations 3.012 Identify character motivation or the reason they act as they do (greed,
what they mean (for example similes, metaphors, and imagery) about what you read, pointing out from where in the text you based that fear, curiosity )
conclusion 3.02 Analyze the characters’, the events, and the plots in the same story and
compare these elements between stories, fining examples in the text.
2.045 Identify a characters point of view and find examples in the text in
order to support your opinion
3.014 Look at a situation or problem from the points of view of different
30.16 Make inferences or draw conclusions about characters, events, and
2.044 Interpret the author’s choice of words
3.011 Analyze the impact of the author’s word choice on the story
3.03 Consider how the author’s word choice and the illustrations bring
characters to life, enhance the plot, and produce a response from the reader
Writing Variety Writing Variety Writing Variety Writing Variety
4.071 Write a variety of different types of texts including rules, 4.072 Write a variety of different types of texts including nonfiction, 4.028 Retell stories or recount events 4.074 Write a variety of different types of texts including skits and
instructions, journal entries, stories, and poetry by either selecting the diaries, and leaning logs by either selecting the topic or form 4.073 Write a variety of different types of texts including personal and research reports by either selecting topic or form
topic or form 4.041 Write and share personal narratives imaginative narratives either selecting the topic or form 4.044 Make presentations
4.041 Write and share stories and poems 4.091 Write learning log entries, letters of complaint, and letters of 4.092 Write personal and imaginative narratives 4.093 Use visual aids in presentations in order to keep the audience engaged
4.025 Use discussion to make decisions request 4.043 Share own stories with others and to accomplish the purpose
4.027 Use discussion and writing to explain own learning 4.026 Ask open-ended questions 4.022 Discuss an idea in both speaking and writing 4.023 Interview others
Focus 4.024 Use discussion and writing to solve problems Focus
5.083 Stay on topic in a conversation Focus Focus 4.064 Stay focused on the topic when writing and includes specific
4.061 Write clearly with main ideas 4.062 Stay focused on the topic when writing 4.063 Stay focused on the topic when writing and include specific and and relevant details.
Organization Write multiple paragraphs with: relevant details Support and Elaboration
4.051 Come up with own ideas for writing and organize ideas by 5.041 topic sentences Organization 5.042 Write multiple paragraphs with enough important details
brainstorming or discussing with a peer 5.042 concluding sentence that relates to the topic 4.053 Come up with own ideas for writing and organize ideas by 5.045 Write multiple paragraphs with elaboration
5.043 Write multiple paragraphs with ideas that make sense and flow Organization completing a story map Organization
from one to the next 4.052 Come up with own ideas for writing and organize ideas by 5.0812 Write using a logical sequence 4.054 Come up with own ideas for writing and organize ideas by
4.082 Review writing and make it better by changing the order of completing a web 5.082 Pay attention to the time order of events in own writing reading and taking notes
events or ideas 5.0811 Retell nonfiction in a logical order 4.086 Review and improve own writing by deciding if it has enough 4.101 Use the computer to gather information and to organize information
Support and Elaboration 4.082 Review writing and make it better by adding or changing details and if the details are important to the topic into a table of spread sheet
5.031 Use simple and compound sentences to add elaboration to a transition words Style Style
topic 4.021 Present information clearly in both speaking and writing 4.081 Review own writing and make it better by improving the words 5.033 Review own writing and make it better by using adverbs
Style Support and Elaboration used appropriately
4.081 Review own writing and make it better by improving the words 4.085 Review and improve own writing by making what is written 4.084 Review own writing and make it better by Conventions
used (precise vocabulary) clearer or easier to understand 5.063 Read over own writing and use resources in the classroom to
Conventions Style starting sentences in different ways correct misspelled words
5.035 Correctly use coordinating conjunctions (and, but, or, nor, for, so, 4.084 Review own writing and make it better by starting sentences in Conventions 5.016 Use apostrophes correctly in possessives
yet) different ways (sentence fluency) 5.052 Check spelling by using what you know about related words or word
5.021 Correctly use pronouns in the place of nouns
5.011 Capitalize the names of languages and musical compositions Conventions parts and their meaning
5.012 Correctly use commas in a series (for example, the ball, the bat, 5.024 Keep the subjects in the sentence consistent (for example, 5.015 Use commas and quotation marks correctly in dialogue 4.102 Use technology tools to present information (power points,
and the glove) nouns and pronouns: The boys….. They….) 5.023 When writing, stay in either the present or past tense spreadsheets)
5.051 Check spelling by asking, “Does that look right?” 5.061 Reread own writing and check for misspelled words, referring to 5.032 Correctly use verbs that don’t follow the rules 5.092 Use word processing to create writing others can read
5.091 Use handwriting (cursive) that others can easily read a glossary if necessary 5.062 Read own writing and use a dictionary or thesaurus to correct some
5.013 Capitalize the names of nations (for example, England, Canada, misspelled words
France) 5.07 Use a rubric or checklist to proofread and check own writing for errors
5.014 Use a comma in direct address (Frankie, Where have you
5.022 Use the correct form of the verb to match the subject (he runs,
NOT he run)
5.034 Correctly use prepositions (for example, he, she, her, his)
4.01 Explain why organisms require energy to live and grow. 2.01 Describe and evaluate the properties of several minerals. 3.01 Observe and investigate the pull of magnets on all materials made 1.01 Observe and describe how all living and nonliving things affect the
4.02 Show how calories can be used to compare the chemical energy 2.02 Recognize that minerals have a definite chemical composition and of iron and the pushes or pulls on other magnets. life of a particular animal including:
of different foods. structure, resulting in specific physical properties including: 3.02 Describe and demonstrate how magnetism can be used to 1.02 Observe and record how animals of the same kind differ in some
4.03 Discuss how foods provide both energy and nutrients for living 2.03 Explain how rocks are composed of minerals. generate electricity. of their characteristics and discuss possible advantages and
organisms. 2.04 Show that different rocks have different properties. 3.03 Design and test an electric circuit as a closed pathway including disadvantages of this variation.
4.04 Identify starches and sugars as carbohydrates. 2.05 Discuss and communicate the uses of rocks and minerals. an energy source, energy conductor, and an energy receiver. 1.03 Observe and discuss how behaviors and body structures help
4.05 Determine that foods are made up of a variety of components: 2.06 Classify rocks and rock-forming minerals using student-made 3.04 Explain how magnetism is related to electricity. animals survive in a particular habitat.
rules. 3.05 Describe and explain the parts of a light bulb. 1.04 Explain and discuss how humans and other animals can adapt
2.07 Identify and discuss different rocks and minerals in North Carolina 3.06 Describe and identify materials that are conductors and their behavior to live in changing habitats.
including their role in geologic formations and distinguishing geologic nonconductors of electricity. 1.05 Recognize that humans can understand themselves better by
regions. 3.07 Observe and investigate that parallel and series circuits have learning about other animals.
3.08 Observe and investigate the ability of electric circuits to produce
light, heat, sound, and magnetic effects.
3.09 Recognize lightning as an electrical discharge and show proper
safety behavior when lightning occurs.
1.01 Locate, in absolute and relative terms, major bodies of water and 2.01 Locate and describe American Indians in NC, past and 3.01 Asses changes in ways of living over time and 6.01 Explain the relationship between unlimited wants and
natural resources in NC. present. determine whether changes are primarily political, limited resources.
1.02 Describe and compare physical and cultural characteristics of the 2.02 Trace the growth and development of immigration to economic, or social. 6.02 Analyze the choices and opportunity cost involves in
region. NC, over time from Europe, Asia, and Latin America. 3.02 Identify people, symbols, events and documents economic decisions.
1.03 Suggest some influences that location has on life in NC such as 2.03 Describe the similarities and differences among associated with NC history. 6.03 Categorize the state’s resources as natural, human, or
major cities, recreation areas, industry, and farms. people of NC, past and present. 3.03 Examine the Lost Colony and explain its importance in capital.
1.04 Evaluate ways the people of NC used, modified, and adapted to 2.04 Describe how different ethic groups have influenced the settlement of NC. 6.04 Assess how the state’s natural resources are being
the physical environment, past and present. culture, customs, and history of NC. 3.04 Compare and contrast ways in which people, goods, used.
1.05 Assess human movement as it relates to physical environment. 5.01 Explain different celebrated holidays, special days, and ideas moved in the past with their movement 6.05 Recognized that money can be used for spending,
and cultural traditions in NC communities. today. saving, and paying taxes.
5.02 Describe traditions art, music, and craft forms in NC. 3.05 Describe the political and social history of colonial NC 6.06 Analyze the relationship between government services
5.03 Describe and compare the cultural characteristics of and analyze its influence on the state today. and taxes.
regions within NC and evaluate their significance. 4.01 Assess and evaluate the importance of regional 6.07 Describe the ways NC specializes in economic activity
diversity on the development of economic, social and and the relationship between specialization and
political institutions in NC. interdependence.
4.02 identify religious groups that have influences life in NC 6.08 Cite examples of interdependence in NC economy and
and assess the impact of their beliefs. evaluate the significance of economic relationships
4.03 explain the importance of responsible citizenship and with other states and nations.
identify ways North Carolinas can participate in civic 7.01 Cite example from NC history of the impact of
4.04 Examine ways North Carolinians govern themselves 7.02 Analyze the effect of technology on NC citizens, past
and identify major government authorities at the local and present.
and state level. 7.03 Explain how technology changed and influenced the
4.05 Identify and assess the role of prominent person in movement of people, goods, and ideas over time.
NC, past and present. 7.04 Analyze the effect of technology on NC citizens today.
7.05 Identify the advantages and disadvantages of
technology in the lives of North Carolinians.
1.0 The learner will develop knowledge and skills to 3.0 The learner will develop healthy and effective 5.0 The learner will choose not to participate in substance 9.0 The learner will show evidence of an acceptable level of
enhance mental and emotional well-being. interpersonal communication and relationship skills. abuse. health-related fitness and be familiar with factors that
2.0 The learner will develop knowledge and skills to 4.0 The learner will apply knowledge and behavior self 6.0 The learner will demonstrate competency in variety of benefit performance.
enhance personal and consumer health. management skills to areas of nutrition and physical movement forms and proficiency in a few to again 10.0 Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that
activity for healthy grow, development, and competence toward lifetime physical activities. respects self and others at the same time as values
maintenance. 7.0 Demonstrate understanding of movement concepts, physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-
principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the expression, and/or social interaction.
learning and performance of physical activities.
8.0 The learner will exhibit physically active lifestyles.