Fourth Grade

Highlights

Science

Electricity ● Cell structure ● Science experiments ● Science experiment demonstration ● Human Body Systems ● Moon Phases ● Earth Science ● Light and it's Properties

Language Arts

My View Literacy ● Fiction ● Biographies ● Poetry ● Realistic Fiction ● Autobiographies ● Traditional Literature ● Informational & Argumentative Text ● Base words ● Suffixes ● Prefixes ● Greek and Latin Word Parts ● Syllable Patterns ● Figurative Language ● Language and Conventions

Math

Fact Fluency ● Number Sense ● Computation Strategies ● Real World Problems ● Working with Whole Numbers ● Multiplication ● Division ● Decimals ● Fractions ● Conversion of Measurements ● Geometry

Bible

Introducing God's Plan through Jesus for our Salvation ● Missionary Journey's of Paul ● Special Units ● Christ's Birth ● The Good News of Christ ● Roman's Road to Salvation

Social Studies

The history of California ● It's People and the Mission System ● Becoming a State ● The Gold Rush

● Governing California ● Keeping California's Promise

Activities
  • In Character
  • Biography Presentation
  • Mission Project
  • California Map Project

Teachers

Suzy Negrette

Suzy Negrette

Biography:

Mrs. Suzy Negrette has been a classroom teacher since 2007. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Bible and Theology and Christian Leadership from William Jessup University. She earned her Masters Degree with a focus on Special Practices from National University. One of her favorite things about teaching is creating an environment where students feel safe, want to learn, work hard, and want to be at everyday. She and her husband have been married for more than 20 years. They have two adult children.

Kim Shields

Kim Shields

Biography:

Mrs. Kim Shields has had her own elementary age classrooms for 30 years. She earned her Master of Science Degree in Education and California Multiple Subject Credential from California State University, Fullerton. Her Bachelor of Arts in Child Development and Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education were from Pacific Christian College. She also holds a Lifetime Teaching Certificate from the Association of Christian Schools International. Although Mrs. Shields is pleased with her academic accomplishments, her significance and delight come from knowing the Lord. She loves creating a fun classroom that encourages personal accountability, the freedom to risk trying and learning new things, and exploration of the world God made for us. She and her husband have been married since 1990. They have an adult son who loves and serves the Lord.