In fourth grade, students transform into active action researchers, honing their abilities as adept critical thinkers, problem solvers, policy-makers, and social consciousness activists. They develop a strong sense of themselves as influential members within both their school and the broader community. Engaging in a diverse curriculum that includes Eureka Math, Readers and Writers Workshop, Handwriting Without Tears, National Geographic Science, Kindness, Writing, Art, Drama, Music, Jewish Discovery, and Hebrew, students excel in Project-based Learning, demonstrating deeper and more sophisticated connections with critical thinking, reasoning, response, action, and comprehension.
- English Language Arts explore each genre of reading, writing, and demand comprehension and understanding
- Math becomes personalized as each student explores fluency in the subject matter to include multiplication, division, higher order operations, and independent or small group lessons
- Science is explored through scientific methodologies, experiments, open questions, and finding evidence in natural environments, and topics including volume, light, heat, rock and fossils, water, weather, and more
- Social Studies focuses on our community, California history, and our relationship with local government.