Ms. Wenger


Welcome to Ms. Wenger’s 4th Grade Class!


book worm

At Heron Pond we use McGraw-Hill Reading Wonders. This anthology provides students with wide exposure to fiction and nonfiction texts while focusing on various reading skills and strategies. For more information visit McGraw-Hill Reading Wonders.


In fourth grade the students will complete the writing process and publish:

Personal Narratives

How-To Essays

Research Reports

math 2

Everyday Mathematics is a program developed by the University of Chicago School of Mathematics Project. This is a program that spirals so students are continually exposed to various concepts throughout the year. For more information, click here.

The fourth grade units of study are:

Unit 1 – Place Value; Multidigit Addition and Subtraction

Unit 2 – Multiplication and Geometry

Unit 3 – Fractions and Decimals

Unit 4 – Multidigit Multiplication

Unit 5 – Fraction and Mixed-Number Computation; Measurement

Unit 6 – Division; Angles

Unit 7 – Multiplication of a Fraction by a Whole Number; Measurement

Unit 8 – Fraction Operations; Applications

It is very important that students continually practice their addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division fast facts. Students can log-in to the Everyday Math Website to play a variety of fact games.

Throughout the year, students will learn about New Hampshire. Topics that will be covered are:

The Abenaki Tribe

Early Settlers

Colonial New Hampshire

The Industrial Revolution




scienceIn fourth grade, students will study:

The importance of reuse, reduce, and recycle

The water cycle

Basic cloud types

Energy Transfer


 paper and pencil

Homework is generally assigned daily. The amount of homework in grade four is forty minutes. Some children may take longer to accomplish the task than others. Long term homework assignments/projects are assigned occasionally and given longer amounts of time to complete.


  • To reinforce what your child is learning during the day.
  • To teach your child to complete assignments responsibly.
  • To encourage organization.
  • To practice working independently to successfully complete the task.
  • To enable your child to learn the skills of short and long term assignment planning.
  • To give parents an opportunity to see what their child is learning in school.

Important Reminders:

Friday, October 6th – Teacher Workshop Day – No School

Monday, October 9th – Columbus Day – No School

Thursday, October 12th – PTO Meeting – Heron Pond – 6:30 pm

Friday, October 27th – PTO Spooktacular – Heron Pond

Tuesday, October 31st – Autumn Adventure Day