Fourth Grade Curriculum

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The Pathway of Promise develops a Biblical worldview in students by showing them how the Old Testament books fit together to tell a single, connected story. As they follow that story, they will see the theme of redemption, which unfolds throughout the Old Testament and continues into the New Testament. Since the Bible is the only inspired and authoritative message from God, the course materials will help students to develop skills in observing, interpreting, defending, and applying Scripture.


Math 4 encourages accurate computation as students apply their knowledge of place value to multiplication and division. It also encourages students to use reasoning skills to estimate answers; introduces students to STEAM activities; and helps them develop a better understanding of fractions, geometry, measurements, and pre-algebra skills.


English 4 places an emphasis on English grammar and usage as well as practice with essential reference skills for using dictionaries and encyclopedias. Parts of speech and sentence structures are examined in detail to help students gain a mastery of grammar. The Writing Process is explained step-by-step to be implemented in a variety of writing assignments, such as a personal narrative, a research report, and a business letter.


Reading 4 supports teachers as they guide students toward lifelong reading success. This engaging, comprehension-based program teaches Biblical discernment through teacher-guided instruction; provides silent and oral reading opportunities; builds vocabulary and literary skills; and develops reading comprehension through strategies, questions, and activities before, during, and after reading.


Spelling 4 introduces new words to master for the 4th-grade level. Word histories and etymologies are presented to build understanding and interest in the English language. Journal entry ideas provide students with weekly writing practice and the opportunity to apply good spelling to their writing. A dictionary skills section is also included to familiarize students with using a dictionary.

Social Studies

Heritage Studies 4 brings to life our history from the founding of America to World War II from a Biblical perspective. The lessons
include a study of the regions of the United States. A timeline has been added to each chapter opener. Chapter focus statements have been added to the history chapter openers. Location maps have been added to the region chapters. Students will also spend time learning about the history of the state of Alabama.


Science 4 allows students to explore creation through an understandable and engaging presentation of text, diagrams, photographs, and illustrations. This elementary science educational materials contains instructions for interactive experiments, projects, and activities. It promotes higher-level thinking skills through brief writing exercises. The textbook discusses a spectrum of scientific fields including ecosystems, plants, insects, the eye, the digestive system, and principles of motion and energy.

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