St. Gregory Catholic School
Keeping the Circle Strong

​Grade 4

English Language Arts

  • Explore thoughts, ideas, feelings and experiences
  • Comprehend andrespond personally and critically to oral, print and other media texts
  • Manage ideas and information
  • Enhance the clarity and artistry of communication
  • Respect, support and collaborate with others

Mathematics

  • Number
  • Patterns and Relations
  • Shape and Space
  • Statistics and Probability

Science

  • Waste and Our World
  • Wheels and Levers
  • Building Devices and Vehicles that Move
  • Light and Shadows
  • Plant Growth and Changes

Social Studies

  • Alberta: Its Geography and People
  • Alberta: Its People in History
  • Alberta: A Comparative Study with Quebec

Information and Communication Technology

  • Communicating, Inquiring, Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • Foundational Operations, Knowledge and Concepts
  • Processes for Productivity

Physical Education

  • Activity
  • Benefits Health
  • Cooperation
  • Do It Daily for Life!

Health and Life Skills

  • Wellness Choices
  • Relationship Choices
  • Life Learning Choices
  • Human Sexuality Education (Parental consent required)

Art

  • Make distinctions within classes of natural objects or forms
  • Assess the visual qualities of objects
  • Perfect forms and develop more realistic treatments
  • Improve compositions by refining, rehearsing and critiquing
  • Express a feeling or a message
  • Use media and techniques, with an emphasis on mixing media and perfecting techniques in drawing, painting, print making, sculpture, fabric arts, photography and computer graphics

Music

  • Understand that beats may be grouped in 4s
  • Understand that tuned instruments can combine to make harmony
  • Understand that musical instruments have distinctive tonal qualities and may be grouped according to families
  • Identify major and minor chords
  • Respond to changes in tempo, dynamics and mood while singing
  • Develop skill in writing rhythm patterns
  • Notate and perform original compositions (does not have to be formal?notation)

Religious Education

  • The Church hands on the Good News
  • The Good News about Jesus Christ
  • Jesus tells us about the reign of God
  • A light shines in the darkness
  • Jesus, “born of a woman.”
  • Jesus reveals the compassion of God
  • Jesus says, “I am the Way.”
  • Jesus gives his life for us
  • “My Lord and My God.”
  • Jesus’ Spirit is with us

For more information, download the Grade 4 Curriculum Handbook.