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What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good Fourth-Grade Education (Core Knowledge)

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Help your child exceed the Common Core standards with What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know

 

What should your child learn in the fourth grade? How can you help him or her at home? This book answers these important questions and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that thousands of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed upon for American fourth graders. Featuring sixteen pages of full-color illustrations, a bolder, easier-to-follow format, and a thoroughly updated curriculum, What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know is designed for parents and teachers to enjoy with children. Hundreds of thousands of children have benefited from the Core Knowledge Series. This edition gives a new generation of fourth graders the advantage they need to make progress in school today and to establish an approach to learning that will last a lifetime. Inside you’ll discover

 

Favorite poems—old and new, from the familiar classic “Paul Revere’s Ride” to award-winner Langston Hughes’s “Dream”

Literature—from around the world, including African and Chinese folktales, excerpts from beloved novels, and condensed versions of popular classics such as Gulliver’s Travels and “Rip Van Winkle”

Learning about language—the basics of written English, including grammar, punctuation, parts of speech, synonyms and antonyms, plus an introduction to common English sayings and phrases

World and American history and geography—explore world and American history, including creation of a constitutional government and early presidents and politics

Visual arts—a broad spectrum of art from around the world, including African masks, Islamic architecture, Chinese calligraphy, and great American painters—featuring full-color reproductions

Music—understanding and appreciating music, from the basics of musical notation to the orchestra, plus great composers and sing-along lyrics for such favorites as “Auld Lang Syne” and “Waltzing Matilda”

Math—challenging lessons ranging from fractions and decimals to understanding graphs, making change, square roots, and the metric system

Science—discover the wonders of the human body and its systems, learn about electricity, atoms, chemistry, geology, and meteorology, plus concise biographies of some of the great scientists of our time

Synopsis:

This entry in the groundbreaking and successful series provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of a good education for fourth graders. B & W photographs, linecuts, and maps throughout.

Synopsis:

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Synopsis:

Give your child a smart start with

What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know

 

How can you help your child at home? This book answers that important question and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that thousands of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed upon for American fourth graders. Featuring sixteen pages of full-color illustrations, a bolder, easier-to-follow format, and a thoroughly updated curriculum, What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know is designed for parents and teachers to enjoy with children. Hundreds of thousands of students have benefited from the Core Knowledge Series. This edition, featuring a new Introduction, gives today’s generation of fourth graders the advantage they need to make progress in school  and establish an approach to learning that will last a lifetime. Inside you’ll discover

 

Favorite poems—old and new, from the familiar classic “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere” to Langston Hughes’s “Dream”

Literature—from around the world, including African and Chinese folktales, excerpts from beloved novels, and condensed versions of popular classics such as Gulliver’s Travels and “Rip Van Winkle”

Learning about language—the basics of written English, including grammar, punctuation, parts of speech, synonyms and antonyms, plus an introduction to common English sayings and phrases

World and American history and geography—explore world and American history, including creation of a constitutional government and early presidents and politics

Visual arts—a broad spectrum of art from around the world, including African masks, Islamic architecture, Chinese calligraphy, and great American painters—featuring full-color reproductions

Music—understanding and appreciating music, from the basics of musical notation to the orchestra, plus great composers and sing-along lyrics for such favorites as “Auld Lang Syne” and “Waltzing Matilda”

Math—challenging lessons ranging from fractions and decimals to understanding graphs, making change, square roots, and the metric system

Science—discover the wonders of the human body and its systems, learn about electricity, atoms, chemistry, geology, and meteorology, plus concise biographies of some of the great scientists of our time

About the Author

E. D. Hirsch, Jr., is professor emeritus at the University of Virginia, and the author of The Schools We Need, The Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, and the bestselling Cultural Literacy. He is chairman of the board at the Core Knowledge Foundation.

The Core Knowledge Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the education of children from all walks of life. All advances and royalties from the Core Knowledge books accrue to the Foundation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385337656
Editor:
Hirsch, E. D., Jr.
Publisher:
Delta
Editor:
Hirsch, E. D., Jr.
Author:
Core Knowledge Foundation
Author:
Edited by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Author:
Hirsch, E. D., Jr.
Author:
Hirsch, E. D., Jr.
Author:
E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
Subject:
Curricula
Subject:
Parent Participation
Subject:
Elementary
Subject:
Curriculum planning
Subject:
Fourth grade (Education)
Subject:
Curriculum planning -- United States.
Subject:
Fourth grade (Education) -- Curricula.
Subject:
Preschool & Kindergarten
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Core Knowledge
Publication Date:
20050531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.34x7.40x.76 in. 1.71 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Give your child a smart start with

What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know

 

How can you help your child at home? This book answers that important question and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that thousands of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed upon for American fourth graders. Featuring sixteen pages of full-color illustrations, a bolder, easier-to-follow format, and a thoroughly updated curriculum, What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know is designed for parents and teachers to enjoy with children. Hundreds of thousands of students have benefited from the Core Knowledge Series. This edition, featuring a new Introduction, gives today’s generation of fourth graders the advantage they need to make progress in school  and establish an approach to learning that will last a lifetime. Inside you’ll discover

 

Favorite poems—old and new, from the familiar classic “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere” to Langston Hughes’s “Dream”

Literature—from around the world, including African and Chinese folktales, excerpts from beloved novels, and condensed versions of popular classics such as Gulliver’s Travels and “Rip Van Winkle”

Learning about language—the basics of written English, including grammar, punctuation, parts of speech, synonyms and antonyms, plus an introduction to common English sayings and phrases

World and American history and geography—explore world and American history, including creation of a constitutional government and early presidents and politics

Visual arts—a broad spectrum of art from around the world, including African masks, Islamic architecture, Chinese calligraphy, and great American painters—featuring full-color reproductions

Music—understanding and appreciating music, from the basics of musical notation to the orchestra, plus great composers and sing-along lyrics for such favorites as “Auld Lang Syne” and “Waltzing Matilda”

Math—challenging lessons ranging from fractions and decimals to understanding graphs, making change, square roots, and the metric system

Science—discover the wonders of the human body and its systems, learn about electricity, atoms, chemistry, geology, and meteorology, plus concise biographies of some of the great scientists of our time

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