Fourth Grade Core Classes

*Courses/curriculum/teachers reflect CHESS Christian School's 2017-18 schedule.

                       LANGUAGE ARTS

 Coley Ely

Coley Ely


Reading 4 provides engaging reading material for the 4th-grade leveL. The literature selections and poems in this reading book are designed to increase reading comprehension, build vocabulary, and develop an interest in reading






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.


Day/Time - Tuesday/Thursday (9:48 - 11:21)



 Molly Selby

Molly Selby

Division for single and multiple-digit numbers and other topics. Division is presented as the inverse of multiplication. Single-digit division facts are learned and the concepts of division and place value are applied when solving long division problems.


Day/Time - Tuesday/Thursday (8:45 – 9:45)


 Coley Ely

Coley Ely

What gives a person value? What provides purpose for a life? Who Am I? And What Am I Doing Here? helps children understand what it means to be made in the image of God.


Day/Time - Tuesday/Thursday (11:21-11:51)


 Molly Selby

Molly Selby

Science 4 allows students to explore creation through an understandable and engaging presentation of text, diagrams, photographs, and experiments. Science 4 promotes higher-level thinking skills through brief writing exercises. Students will discuss a spectrum of scientific fields including ecosystems, plants, insects, the eye, the digestive system, and principles of motion and energy.


Day/Time - Tuesday/Thursday (1:41 – 2:45)


 Kati Montgomery

Kati Montgomery

Bring 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. Locator maps have been added to the region chapters


Day/Time - Tuesday/Thursday (12:37 – 1:37)