Fourth grade subjects include reading, spelling and vocabulary, penmanship, English, science, arithmetic, Bible, music and history. In reading, character-building patriotic stories are studied with vocabulary and speed reading practice. Twenty spelling words are introduced with several reinforcement exercises used to teach definition and usage. Penmanship is practiced daily, with a concentration on correct letter formation.
In English, grammar usage and composition are studied. A general survey of American history is covered. In math, a traditional approach to working fractions, measures, drilling in speed and accuracy in the four mathematical processes; multiplication facts through twelve; multiplying by two- and three-digit numbers and dividing by two-digit numbers are studied. Science includes a survey of earth science, the body, weather, plants, insects and water. Music, poetry memorization and Bible instruction are also included.