4th Grade Curriculum

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Please take a moment and experience all of what the classrooms here at Kennedy Primary Academy have to offer your child this year through so many new and exciting experiences. The YouTube video below highlights our 2016-2017 4th grade students as they report live to you about our current grade level information.

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 4th Grade Spanish
 4th Grade Curriculum Handout
4th Grade Curriculum Handout

Language Arts:

  • Writing
    • The conventions of writing, and grammar skills as well as covering all the career and readiness standards mandated by Indiana’s Department of Education.
  • Reading:
    • Literature circles, usage of the Reading Wonders Program, and encourage independent reading. 


  • Everyday Math curriculum: place value and rounding to six digits, multiplication of double-digit numbers, long division, and basic geometry and algebra.
  • Math Flex: Follows the South Bend Community School Corporation curriculum map for 4th grade.


  • Science Fair: Thursday, December 1st 2016
    • Students will try and answer a question they have about the world around us by using the scientific method.  Students will get to present their project to a panel of judges and the rest of the school in December.
  • ISI kits
    • Structures of Life
    • Magnetism & Electricity
    • Motion & Design
    • Earth's Changing Surface
  • PLTW
    • Energy: Collisions
    • Input/ Output: Computer Systems
    • Input/ Output: Human Brain

Social Studies:

  • My World Curriculum: Indiana State History
    • Three different regions of Indiana, their locations within the state, and for what each region is known
    • Different Native American groups that lived in Indiana
    • Cabin Days Fall Field Trip: This field trip focuses on the important figures who helped create the South Bend we know today.
    • Natural resources and industries that helped create Indiana’s economy. 

Please contact your child’s teacher if you have any questions or concerns about our curriculum.

  • Mrs. Bellina:          sbellina@sbcsc.k12.in.us
  • Ms. French:           bfrench@sbcsc.k12.in.us
  • Mr. Maller:             jmaller@sbcsc.k12.in.us
  • Ms. Gavin:             agavin@sbcsc.k12.in.us
  • Ms. VanBuskirk:     nvanbuskirk@sbcsc.k12.in.us