Grade Four

Fourth Grade Skills

Students review keyboarding with Typing Club, DanceMat and WordPad throughout the year. The focus will be accuracy using homerow keys while reaching for keys and speed.

Students review Internet safety and sign an Acceptable Use Policy along with parents. Students learn about safely using the internet and how to navigate as we complete a project. They learn the difference between web browsers and search engines. Students will evaluate search results to find reliable sources. They will give credit when using information from websites.

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Griswold Student AUP


Students use PowerPoint and Paint to create slides for famous quotes. They learn various features in PowerPoint such as animation and recording their own voices as they read their quotes. Some quotes will be showcased on our morning announcements.

Students review the tools used in the SBAC test.

Students continue again this year to work on coding skills with code.org. They pick up where they left off last year. Perseverance, collaboration, reading and math skills are key in solving problems.

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Some 4th graders are chosen to work on morning video announcements at GES!

Below is a link that will let you see our efforts.

Click

http://devos.griswold.k12.ct.us/show-videos?g=1f42...

Select "Channel Map" then "GES".