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 Fourth Grade Information

Fourth Grade Daily Schedule

8:00-9:15  Readers Workshop

9:15-10:00  Social Studies or Science

10:00-10:25  Recess

10:25-10:50  Lunch

10:50-11:25  Work Work

11:25-12:10  Specials

12:10-1:20  Math

1:20-1:30  Brain Break/Snack

1:30-2:15  Writers Workshop

2:15-2:45  Read Aloud, End of Day Routines

  Fourth grade is a year marked by increased independence and deeper thinking. For both reading and writing instruction, fourth graders participate in workshop. The workshop model focuses on student choice and building authentic lovers of reading and writing. Students participate in daily strategy lessons, independent reading and writing time, and reflecting. Teachers confer one-on-one with students to target individual needs and goals. In math, fourth graders focus on deepening their understanding of multiplication and division concepts along with fraction concepts. In social studies, we focus on all things Colorado – geography, history, government/civics, and economics. Our field trips outside of school build on our Colorado learning. In science, fourth graders explore space, magnetism and electricity, and environments.

  ​In fourth grade, we emphasize having a growth mindset and expect and value the learning that comes from making mistakes and taking risks. We look forward to a year of learning and growing with you!

 Gifted and Talented Program

 
Cottonwood Creek’s gifted/talented program is designed for qualified 4th and 5th graders who demonstrate a need for advanced and accelerated curriculum in language arts and/or math.  The program is very rigorous, with curriculum and materials that are one to two years above grade level.  Students cover content at a quick pace, and do in-depth projects and extensions throughout the school year.  Students that participate in the classes consist of identified GT students, as well as high ability students who demonstrate a need for academic rigor.
 
Students who are successful in Cottonwood’s GT program show a strong desire to go “above and beyond” in their work.  They need to exhibit determination and motivation to perform at a very high level on a daily basis.  Successful students are efficient in their use of time, are organized, and are committed to excellence.  Doing their “personal best” is a constant goal.
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