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ERIC Number: ED498539
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Sep
Pages: 264
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-4714-6819-6
Fourth Grade Success: Everything You Need to Know to Help Your Child Learn. Knowledge Essentials
James, Amy
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
Part of the new Knowledge Essentials series, "Fourth Grade Success" shows parents how to enrich their children's classroom learning and take an active role in their fourth graders' education by exploring: (1) What fourth graders are learning at school and the educational standards to expect in math, language arts, science, and social studies; (2) Hundreds of easy-to-do activities designed to help children meet specific learning requirements; (3) Environmental learning sections that identify learning opportunities in the everyday world; (4) Methods and checklists to assess children's academic progress; (5) Information on how teachers evaluate performance--portfolios, rubrics, test scores, and other tools of the trade; (6) How to help children prepare for standardized testing; and (7) Recommendations of age-appropriate books and software that will enhance learning. After an introduction, this book contains the following chapters: (1) Getting the Most for Your Fourth Grader; (2) Fourth Grade Development; (3) Fourth Grade Learning; (4) The Standards; (5) Fourth Grade Reading; (6) Fourth Grade Writing; (7) Fourth Grade Math; (8) Fourth Grade Science; (9) Fourth Grade Social Studies; (10) Teaching Your Fourth Grader Thinking Skills; (11) Assessment; (12) Fourth Grade Society; and (13) Moving On to Fifth Grade. The following are appended: (1) Literature for Fourth Graders; (2) Software for Fourth Graders; and (3) Fourth Grade Topical Calendar. A glossary, bibliography, and index are also included.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Grade 4; Grade 5
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A