• Teacher Names

    Emily Boone

    Caleb Dollyhite

    Kaitlyn Higgins

    Blair Miller

    Jan Walsh

  • Fourth Grade P.O.W.E.R Expectations

    Fourth grade students at Mineral Springs Elementary are expected to display conduct that reflects the school-wide P.O.W.E.R expectations. Students are expected to take ownership of their learning and think critically on a daily basis.

    Our fourth grade team expects each student to:

    * Work independently and collaborate with peers from diverse backgrounds

    * Maintain a positive attitude

    * Have respect for self and others

    * Set individual goals

    * Persevere

    * Stay organized and be prepared for each academic day

    * Use time wisely

    * Identify areas of challenge and seek additional support from his/ her teacher

    * Show academic and social growth throughout the school year

  • Below is an overview of what your child can expect to learn in fourth grade:

    Reading:

    * Genres (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama)

    * Story Elements

    * Text Structure

    * Inference

    * Compare/Contrast

    * Text Features

    * Reading Comprehension

    Writing:

    * Grammar

    * Figurative Language

    * Narrative, Research, Expository, and Persuasive Writing

    Math:

    * Place Value

    * Addition/Subtraction

    * Operations and Problems

    * Factors, Prime, and Composite

    * Multiplication

    * Measurement (Metric/Customary)

    * Division

    * Problem Solving

    * Fractions

    * Geometry

    * Decimals

    * Angles

    Science:

    * Nutrition

    * Ecosystems

    * Earth in the Universe

    * Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Landslides, Mudslides, Erosion, and Weathering

    * Fossils

    * Rocks and Minerals

    * Magnetism

    * Electricity

    * Energy Conservation

    * Forces and Motion

    * Matter and Properties

    Social Studies:

    * Exploration and Colonization

    * Migration and Settlement Patterns

    * Constitution and Government

    * Growth and Development

    * Symbolism

    * Personal Financial Literacy

  • School Supplies

    * Paper

    * Pencils

    * Pencil pouch

    * 5 marble composition notebooks

    * Color pencils

    * Scissors

    * Glue sticks

    * Clip board

    * Kleenex

    * Hand soap

    * Clorox Wipes

    * Hand sanitizer

    * Paper towel

    * Dry erase marker