What we learn in fourth grade...
Bible: Students learn that their lives can be built into strong and beautiful monuments to His grace. Students will discover God’s redemptive love by studying the life of Christ, the work of the Holy Spirit, and the ministry of the Apostle Paul.
Language: Students develop a greater understanding of the eight parts of speech, capitalization, punctuation, run-ons and fragments, and more. Teachers focus on writing ability and processes and how to use a checklist for completing reports.
Arithmetic: Students learn more about multiplying and dividing 2-digit numbers, estimating, and writing decimals as fractions.  Students solidify understanding of square measures, simple geometry, and proper/improper fractions.
Social Studies: Students learn American history from the days of Christopher Columbus to the United States’ involvement in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Teachers introduce discoveries, innovations, documents, wars, and people that have played a part in establishing America’s greatness. Students will learn states and Presidents and study foundational documents such as the Preamble to the Constitution, the First Amendment, the Gettysburg Address, and more.
Science: Students will make an insect zoo this year! They also learn how to identify plants and rocks, how to attract birds, and how to interpret cloud formations. Teachers show students how to appreciate the miracle of plant germination, the causes of weather, the design of the starry heavens, the ecology of the ocean depths, and other aspects of God’s creative genius.
Health: Teachers promote proper physical and spiritual health and present God’s intricate design of our bones, muscles, skin, teeth.
Vocabulary/Spelling/Poetry: Teachers focus on learning the exact meaning of words, improving proofreading skills, and appreciating good poetry.
Writing: Students review basic letter formation and graduate into creative writing entries and penmanship exercises that encourage character-building qualities.


In addition to the core curriculum, elementary students at CCS receive daily instruction in several related arts.