CHC Lesson Plans: Fourth Grade

Book cover: 'CHC Lesson Plans: Fourth Grade'
Copyright: 
2004
Publisher: 
Catholic Heritage Curricula
Series: 
CHC Lesson Plan
Binding: 
Loose-leaf (binder-ready)
Number of pages: 
305 pages
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Grade / Age level: 
Review: 

The overall format of these lesson plans is very similar to the 3rd grade lesson plans. Basic texts for core subjects are: Saxon Math 5/4, God's Little Angels, Rare Catholic Stories and Poems, My Catholic Speller Level C, Language of God Level C, Faith and Life 4, A Year with God, My Temple of the Holy Spirit (included in appendices), Catholic Boys and Girls Health, Everyday Science Sourcebook, Our United States (included in appendices)and 1001 Facts for Your Catholic Geography Bee. Texts used for enrichment (that are included in the Lesson Plans) are: Catholic Math Activities, Cardinal Reader Book 4, Praise Him With Your Very Life, Map Skills C, Learning to Appreciate Art (included in appendices), Art with a Purpose: Artpac 4, and Writing Can Help Book 4. Suggestions are made in the planning guide for additional subjects and electives (such as Latin and Home Economics) and the lesson plans leave room to add these yourself.

There are five appendices:

1. Writing Simplified: A 7 page outline of writing tips, instructions and resources by Nancy Nicholson.

2. My Temple of the Holy Spirit, a 102 page Catholic anatomy text by Katherine Rode, R.N. (click here for complete review)

3. Our United States is a 19 page American History/Geography outline integrated with 1001 Facts for Your Catholic Geography Bee and Let the Authors Speak. The plan includes nine weeks of State History with a day-by-day breakdown helping you cover the following topics with the help of research at your library and/or on the Internet: Exploration, Statehood, Early History, Catholic Foundations, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Natural Resources, Landmarks & Topography and "Grand Finale." The remaining weeks are six week segments on different regions of the United States including overviews of the region and the selection of five states from each region to study more in-depth. A day-by-day course-plan is offered which includes geography, climate, history, etc. Resources are offered for each region, including websites, videos, artwork, short stories and games.

4. Learning to Appreciate Art is a 56 page Catholic art resource that comes with 38 full-color art reproductions. Click here for full review

Perspective: 
Catholic
Review Date: 
7-26-04
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