Timed tests masters are linked here. Principal Exams
iReady Mathematics Program
*Each lesson is about a week of instruction.
Unit 1: Whole Numbers: Place Value, Comparison, Addition, and Subtraction
Lesson 1: Understand Place Value
Lesson 2: Compare Whole Numbers
Lesson 3: Round Whole Numbers
Lesson 4: Add Whole Numbers
Lesson 5: Subtract Whole Numbers
Unit 2: Operations: Multiplication, Division, and Algebraic Thinking
Lesson 6: Understand Multiplication as a Comparison
Lesson 7: Multiplication and Division in Word Problems
Lesson 8: Multiples and Factors
Lesson 9: Number and Shape Patterns
Lesson 10: Model and Solve Multi-Step Problems
Unit 3: Multi-Digit Operations and Measurement: Multiplication, Division, Perimeter and Area
Lesson 11: Multiply by One-Digit Numbers
Lesson 12: Multiply by Two-Digit Numbers
Lesson 13: Use Multiplication to Convert Measurements
Lesson 14: Divide Three-Digit Numbers
Lesson 15: Divide Four-Digit Numbers
Lesson 16: Find Perimeter and Area
Unit 4: Fractions, Decimals, and Measurement: Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication
Lesson 17: Understand Equivalent Fractions
Lesson 18: Compare Fractions
Lesson 19: Understand Fraction Addition and Subtraction
Lesson 20: Add and Subtract Fractions
Lesson 21: Add and Subtract Mixed Numbers
Lesson 22: Add and Subtract Fractions in Line Plots
Lesson 23: Understand Fraction Multiplication
Lesson 24: Multiply Fractions by Whole Numbers
Lesson 25: Fractions as Tenths and Hundredths
Lesson 26: Relate Decimals and Fractions
Lesson 27: Compare Decimals
Lesson 28: Problems About Time and Money
Lesson 29: Problems About Length, Liquid Volume, Mass, and Weight
Unit 5: Geometry and Measurement: Figures, Classification, and Symmetry
Lesson 30: Points, Lines, Rays, and Angles
Lesson 31: Angles
Lesson 32: Add and Subtract with Angles
Lesson 33: Classify Two-Dimensional Figures
Lesson 34: Symmetry
Wonders Literacy Program
Fourth graders are asked to complete a Reading Log form to be turned in at the end of each month. Students are expected to read 20 minutes a night (M-F) with a goal of 400 minutes a month. This is one of our Wildly Important Goals (WIGs).
Wonders Literacy Program
Unit 1 - Week 1/2 Unit 4 - Week 1/2
Unit 1 - Week 3/4 Unit 4 - Week 3/4
Unit 1 - Week 5/6 Unit 4 - Week 5/6
Unit 2 - Week 1/2 Unit 5 - Week 1/2
Unit 2 - Week 3/4 Unit 5 - Week 3/4
Unit 2 - Week 5/6 Unit 5 - Week 5/6
Unit 3 - Week 1/2 Unit 6 - Week 1/2
Unit 3 - Week 3/4 Unit 6 - Week 3/4
Students will receive their list on Mondays, and tests are on Fridays.
Wonders and Spelling City are websites to practice your words.
If your child loses his or her copy of the spelling words for the unit, you can view and print them from here. Each file contains all of the spelling lists for the year.
Science / Social Studies
Unit Concept: Colorado Symbols/Geography/Regions
Students will learn the meaning behind the symbols of Colorado and be researching the five different regions in our state and sharing their findings with the class. Students will be looking for landforms, climate, major cities, animals, elevation, population, and industries and agriculture for their area. We will also be creating a salt dough map of Colorado so students can use what they learned from their research to apply to their map.
Unit Concept: Changes Over Time
Students will learn about Rock Patterns, Plate Tectonics, Renewable/Non-Renewable Resources, and Natural Processes.
Unit Concept: Economics
Student will learn about the relationship between choice and “opportunity cost” (the value of something that you give up when choosing something else). Personal Financial Literacy: Define positive and negative incentives.
Unit Concept: Communicating Using Wave Energy
Students will learn about Motion of Waves, Wavelength and Amplitude, Light Reflection, and Information Technologies.
Unit Concept: Colorado Biographies
Students will learn about Native Americans, European Explorers, Trappers and traders, Homesteaders, Gold and Silver Rushes and the trail makers and path finders of Colorado. The early pioneers of the Rocky Mountain West helped establish Colorado's early history. Fourth graders will be learning about them and the impact they made on our state.
Unit Concept: Using Energy Transformations
Students will learn how electric currents and collisions transfer energy and how speed increases energy. Students will also learn about how energy is stored and converted to one form to another.
Unit Concept: Organism Structures
Students will learn about Plant and Animal Parts and Sense Receptors.
Unit Concept: Colorado Government
Fourth graders will explain the origin and function of the three branches of government and describe how to engage in your local government to demonstrate their rights and initiate change as an involved citizen.
Kristy Brady is a Colorado native! She grew up in Lakewood and graduated from Colorado State University in 1991 and soon after acquired her master’s degree in Curriculum and Pedagogy from the University of Colorado. She began teaching in 1991 and has taught grades K-4. This will be her 25th year of teaching and her 6th year teaching fourth grade at Eagle Ridge Elementary! She and her husband, Ed, live in Highlands Ranch and are the very proud parents of three wonderful boys. During her free time, she loves to read, attempt to play golf, workout, and spend time at her family's cabin in Grand Lake. She is a huge Bronco fan, and can be found cheering loudly in the south stands at every home game!
Deb Carlson has been teaching for 33 years. Her career started after graduating from the University of Northern Iowa. Go Panthers! She earned her master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from Colorado Christian. She has been teaching in Douglas County since 1996. She has taught 3rd grade, Kindergarten, and 2nd grade at Bear Canyon Elementary. She has also taught in Iowa, Texas, Minnesota and Cherry Creek in Colorado. She and her husband, Jeff, live in Highlands Ranch. They have a daughter and son, who both live in Denver. During her free time, she loves to travel and read. She has enjoys paddle-boarding and walks with her dog Archie. She collects sand from beaches around the world.
Sammi Kluber is so excited to begin her first year of teaching at Eagle Ridge! She graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 2022 and completed her student teaching at Bear Canyon Elementary with 3rd grade. She has lived in Colorado most of her life and loves to spend time her time hiking, paddle-boarding, and biking. She also loves reading books and spending time with her family, including their two dogs Buzz and Woody.
Bri Winder is excited to begin her 2nd year teaching at Eagle Ridge! She is originally from a small town in east Tennessee, but has lived all over the country. She went to school at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga for an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science, and several years later knew it was time to make the career change to teaching. She earned her masters in Elementary Education from Western Governors University. She did her student-teaching at Shawnee Mission school district in Kansas in a 2nd grade classroom then finished out the school year working alongside the reading specialist with grades K-6. During her free time she loves to do anything outdoors. She, her fiance, and their dog, Hansel love to go hiking, camping, paddle boarding, and have recently taken up skiing now that they’re in a great place for it!