Charlene Blakley
 Fourth Grade
At Old Town Elementary we expect all our students to S.O.A.R. by following these rules:
Soaring Eagle
S   Self Control
O   Offer Kindness
A   Act Responsibly
R   Respect Myself and Others
Welcome Letter

Dear Student,


Welcome to Fourth Grade!  I am excited to be your teacher, and I am looking forward to working with you this school year.  My name is Ms. Blakley.    have high expectations for all of my students.  I will be teaching the Common Core curriculum.  Fourth grade is very challenging.  You will be expected to work hard and give 100% at all times.  You must come to class prepared.  You will be required to maintain neat and organized notebooks. Your success will strongly depend on your willingness to study and review concepts discussed in class each night, your willingness to complete all class work assignments as well as all homework assignments, and your willingness to come to class prepared to learn and work. 

We look forward to seeing you on August 27. 


Lets S.O.A.R. together!
First Quarter Curriculum:
  • Animal Adaptations
  • Animal Behaviors
  • Water cycle
  • How humans adapt their behavior to live in changing environment
  • Animal Survival
  • Understand of the Place Value System
  • Comparing Whole Numbers
  • Addition/Subtraction Problem Solving
  • Mesurement (Customary and Metric System)
  • Factors
  • Prime and Composites
  • Elapsed Time
 Social Studies:
  • North C arolina Regions
  • Native Americans in North Carolina
  • Colonization of North Carolina
  • European Sttlers
Imagine It~ Units 1 and 2:
Unit 1: Risk and Consequences
  • Author's Purpose
  • Inferences
  • Summerizing
  • Making Connections
  • Clarifying
  • Main Idea
  • Cause and Effect
Unit 2: Nature's Delicate Balance
  • Summerizing
  • Visualizing
  • Adjusting Reading Speed
  • Main Idea and Detail
  • Making Connections
Grading Scale:
93-100 A
85-92    B
77-84   C
70-77  D
Below 70  F