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    Grade 4 Mathematics …

  • 001. Number – Identify the value of numbers to seven digits.
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  • 002. Number – Distinguish between value, place value and the face value of a number.

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  • 003. Number – Investigate the base 10 place value system when it is extended to show tenths and hundredths

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  • 004. Number – Subtracting Fractions With Like Denominators.

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  • 005. Number –Identify and use the various fractional numbers (whole number, proper, improper and mixed fractions).
  • 006. Number –Name the fractional numbers with denominator 10 or 100 in decimal form and vice versa.
  • 007. Number –Recognize like fractions.

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  • 008. Number –Ordering fractions.

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  • 009. Number –Add fractional numbers with equal denominators without renaming where possible.

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  • 010. Number –Subtract a fractional number less than 1 or a mixed number from a whole number.

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  • 011. Number –Add or subtract 2-digit numbers mentally.

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  • 012. Number –Name whole numbers as fractions.

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  • 013. Number –Solve problems involving the addition or subtraction of like fractional numbers.

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  • 014. Number –Apply the four operations to problems involving decimal fractions (including money).

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  • 015. Number – Addition

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  • 015. Number –Commutative Property of Addition.

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  • 016. Number –Add or subtract fractional numbers with equal denominators when the sum is less than, equal to or greater than one.

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  • 017. Number – Differentiate between the use of addition and multiplication, subtraction and division in solving problems.

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  • 018. Number – Identify the hidden question in a 2-step problem.

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  • 019. Number – Write a two step problem from the information given.

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  • 020. Number – Write mathematical sentences for a 2-step problem.

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  • 021. Number – Select data relevant to a problem when finding its solution.

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  • 022. Measurement–Read and write time using the hour: minute format, e.g. 2:45 p.m.

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  • 023. Measurement–Identify the appropriate unit, kilogram, gram, tonne, litre, millimetre, for a given measurement situation.

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  • 024–Measurement–Read a scale shown in measurement situations using kilograms, kilograms and grams or grams.

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  • 025–Measurement–Estimate and measure capacity or volume, using litres and/or millilitres.

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  • 026–Measurement–Estimate and measure temperature in degrees Celsius.

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  • 027–Measurement–Estimate and read distances recorded in kilometres on a road map.

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  • 028. Measurement–Length.

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  • 029–Measurement–Explain the relationship among units of time.

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  • 030. Measurement–Discuss the general meaning of the prefixes centi-, milli-, kilo.

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  • 031. Measurement–Explain the relationships between the units having the prefixes centi-, milli-,and kilo- and the main units gram, metre and litre.

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  • 032–Measurement–Estimate, measure and record distances in metres and centimetres, in terms of a metre using decimal form.

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  • 033–Measurement–Discover that 100kg = 1 tonne.

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  • 034–Measurement–Discover that 100ml =1L.

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  • 035–Measurement–Tell the difference between two temperatures both above zero.

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  • 035–Measurement–Tell the temperature, which is a given number of degrees warmer or cooler than a given temperature.

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  • 037. Geometry –Angles

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  • 038–Geometry –Use capital/common letters to name angles/rays.

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  • 039. Geometry –Recognize right angles when drawn or seen in the environment.

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  • 040. Geometry –Identify angles less than, greater than and equal to a right angle.

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  • 041. Geometry –Identify angles from different perspective and orientations.

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  • 042. Geometry –Identify, draw and/or describe parallel, perpendicular and intersecting line segment.

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  • 043. Statistics–Read and interpret bar, line, circle and picture graphs.

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  • 044–Statistics–Use sampling techniques to collect information or conduct a survey

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  • 045. Statistics–Present data using pictographs and bar graphs.

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  • 046. Statistics–Pie Charts.

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  • 046. Statistics–Pictographs.

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  • 047: Statistics–Explain the idea of sample and population.

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  • 049–Statistics–Identify the population in any given problem situation.

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  • 050–Number –Multiply numbers of up to 4 digits by any one or two digits number.

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  • 051–Number –Multiply a number by multiples of 10.

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  • 052–Number –Mental multiplication of two digits by one digit. Visit the games section (Premium Subscribers only) of the Table of Contents to use our mental game.

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  • 053–Number –Divide numbers of up to 5 digits by numbers of up to 2 digits.

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  • 054–Number –Divide so that zero is the quotient.

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  • 055–Number –Divide a 3, 4 or 5 digit number so that zero is a digit in the tens and/or hundreds place in the quotient.

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  • 056. Number – Division

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  • 057. Number –Test for divisibility by 2, 3 or 4.

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  • 058. Number –Express as a mixed number, the answer to a division problem with a remainder.

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  • 059–Number –Estimate and check answers to computations.

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  • 060–Number –Identify and correct wrong answers in problems involving multiplication and division.

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  • 061–Number –Discover, memorize and recall all multiplication and division facts up to at least 10 * 10 = 100.

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  • 062–Number –Differentiate between the use of addition and multiplication, subtraction and division in problem situations.

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  • 063–Number –Select data relevant to a problem when finding its solution.

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  • 064. Measurement–Solve problems using the information on a road map.

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  • 065–Measurement–Estimate and read distances recorded in kilometres on a road map.

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  • 066–Measurement–Write lengths (metres and centimetres) in terms of a metre using decimal form.

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  • 067–Measurement–Find the area of various objects and figures.

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  • 068–Measurement–Demonstrate an understanding of the difference between units of lengths and units of area.

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  • 069–Measurement–Compare and contrast units of length and units of area.

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  • 070–Measurement–Use unit squares or centimetre grid to cover regions so as to determine their area.

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  • 071–Measurement–Use a square grid (1cm2 squares) to find the area of any shape.

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  • 072. Geometry –Equate symmetry with reflection.

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  • 073–Geometry –Identify the mirror line of reflection.

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  • 074–Geometry –Identify the mirror line as being a line of symmetry.

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  • 075. Geometry –Circles

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  • 076–Geometry –Identify the possible lines of symmetry in other common shapes and objects.

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  • 077. Geometry –Identify congruent shapes and explain why they are congruent.

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  • 078. Algebra–Write n-sentences for problems.

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  • 079–Algebra–Identify the correct operation to be used in solving a problem.

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  • 080–Algebra–Find replacements for variables that make number sentences true.

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  • 081–Algebra–Demonstrate the principle of substitution in simple formulae.

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  • 082. Statistics–Mean, Median and Mode.

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  • 083. Statistics–Find the total set given the mean average and the number of addends.

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  • 084. Statistics–Solve problems based on the mean average.

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  • 085. Statistics–Collect numeric data based on interviews and observation.

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  • 086. Statistics–Classify and sort data.

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  • 087. Statistics–Distinguish between a fair sample and a biased sample.

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  • 088. Statistics–Use sampling techniques to collect information.

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  • 089. Statistics–Identify the population in any given problem situation.

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  • 090. Number –Decimals

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  • 090. Number –Compute with decimals, including dollars and cents, using the four basic operations.

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  • 091–Number –Write money in decimal form.

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  • 092–Number –Identify and use the keys on a pocket calculator.

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  • 092–Number –Use the calculator to check answers.

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  • 093–Number –Investigate number patterns using the calculator.

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  • 094–Number –Estimate answers to computations.

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  • 095. Geometry –Differentiate between polygons and non polygons.

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  • 096. Geometry –Explore combinations of geometric shapes especially triangles and quadrilaterals.

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  • 097. Geometry –Identify and draw the following polygons: triangle, square, rectangle and irregular quadrilaterals.

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  • 098–Geometry –Draw pictures of a polygon to a reasonable degree of accuracy where the lengths of the sides are given from a given description.

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  • 099–Geometry –Identify rectangles within a given set of quadrilaterals.

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  • 100–Geometry –Find the perimeter of a polygon.

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  • 101–Algebra–Express simple sentences and word problems as algebraic expressions.

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  • 102–Algebra–Solve word problems using algebraic expressions.

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  • 103–Algebra–Write one-or-two step problems based on information given in a story; then write the correct n-sentence and solve the problem.

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  • 104–Probability –Make predictions regarding the outcomes of experiments and record the results explaining any differences.

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  • 105–Probability –List the possible, expected values of an experiment.

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  • 106–Probability –Distinguish between 'fair' and 'unfair' events.

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  • 107. Statistics–Find the mean of a set of data.

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  • 108–Statistics–Find the total set, given the mean and the number of addends.

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  • 109–Statistics–Solve the problems based on the mean.

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  • Grade 4 Science …

    • 001. Sense Organs – Sense Organs Overview.
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    • 002. Sense Organs – Explain the importance of each sense organ. Handout: .

    • 003. Sense Organs – Distinguish ways in which each sense organ is used to detect stimuli from the environment received via the sensors.

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    • 004. Sense Organs – Analyze situations/examples in which each sense organs can mislead us, and recognize the limitations of our senses

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    • 005. Sense Organs – Explain how animals use their sense organs in particular situations.

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    • 006 – Sense Organs – Explain ways in which technology can extend the sense organs.

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    • 008. Sense Organs – Identify ways in which we take care of and protect our sense organs.

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    • 009. Simple and Complex Machines

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    • 009. Simple and Complex Machines – Demonstrate an understanding of simple machines e.g. wheels, levers, pulleys.

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    • 010. Simple and Complex Machines – Identify a situation and relate how technology has changed over the years e.g. at a building site or garment-making establishment.

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    • 011. Simple and Complex Machines – Simple and Complex Machines: Explain how levers are involved in such tools as scissors

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    • 012. Simple and Complex Machines – Explain how parts of the body and their movements are similar to levers.

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    • 013. Simple and Complex Machines – Infer that the body is a complex machine.

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    • 014. Simple and Complex Machines – Analyze complex machines and give simple explanations of their operations.

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    • 015. Simple and Complex Machines – Compare a simple, and a complex machine that do the same job, and state the differences observed.

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    • 016. Simple and Complex Machines – Identify materials that are suitable for making levers, wheels and pulleys.

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    • 017. Water – Distinguish the properties of water through investigations.

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    • 018. Water – Explain why water is essential for continued existence of life on earth.

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    • 019. Water – Illustrate the water cycle and explain the process at each stage.

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    • 020. Water – Identify sources of water pollution, and ways of reducing their detrimental/harmful effects.

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    • 021. Water – Outline different methods of purifying water.

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    • 022. Water – Demonstrate an understanding of filtration as one method of extracting the solid particles from a water sample.

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    • 023. – Water – Identify some common water-borne diseases and explain how these can be prevented/treated.
    • 026. Air Part of Earth's Atmosphere.

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    • 026. Air Part of Earth's Atmosphere. – Demonstrate an understanding that air takes up space, is all around us, has weight, is colourless and exerts pressure.

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    • 027. Air Part of Earth's Atmosphere. – Identify some components of air.

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    • 028. Air Part of Earth's Atmosphere. – Investigate how some components of air are utilized.

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    • 029. Air Part of Earth's Atmosphere. – Identify sources of air pollution and explain ways of reducing their detrimental/harmful effects.

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    • 030. Air Part of Earth's Atmosphere. – Plan, design and construct a device for filtering air.

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    • 031. Air Part of Earth's Atmosphere. – Identify some common air-borne diseases and explain how these can be prevented/treated.

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    • 032. Rocks Minerals and Soils

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    • 032. Rocks Minerals and Soils – Define rocks and minerals.

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    • 032. Rocks Minerals and Soils – Identify the characteristics exhibited by igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks - colour, texture, lustre, hardness.

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    • 033. Rocks Minerals and Soils – Identify the components of a rock, using a magnifier.

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    • 034. Rocks Minerals and Soils – Classify samples of locally obtained rocks, according to colour, hardness, reaction to different substances.

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    • 035. Rocks Mineral and Soils – Identify the characteristics exhibited by igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks - colour, texture, lustre, hardness.

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    • 036. Rocks Mineral and Soils – Explain volcanic activity and its detrimental effects on the environment.

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    • 037. Rocks Mineral and Soils – Describe the properties of minerals in terms of shape, colour, lustre, transparency, and hardness.

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    • 038. Rocks Minerals and Soils – State some minerals found in Jamaica, and describe some of their uses.

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    • 039. Rocks Minerals and Soils – Compare samples of soil types - sand, clay and loan (garden soil).

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    • 040. Rocks Mineral and Soils – Interpret data to determine which soil type is best suited for seed germination/plant growth.

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    • 041. Rocks Mineral and Soil – Describe measures to conserve/preserve soil.

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    • 042. Weather and Climate – Describe various weather conditions.

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    • 043. Weather and Climate – Use some weather symbols.

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    • 044. Weather and Climate – Plan and design some weather instruments.

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    Grade 4 Social Studies …

    • 001. Jamaica its Location and Physical Features – Define and use correctly the following concepts: Cardinal points, highlands, lowlands, relief , physical features, landforms, latitude and longitude.

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    • 002. Jamaica its Location and Physical Features – Describe Jamaica's location in relation to other Caribbean territories.

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    • 003. Jamaica its Location and Physical Features – Locate and name Jamaica's nearest neighbours on a map of the Caribbean.

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    • 004. Jamaica its Location and Physical Features – Locate and name the two main water bodies that border Caribbean territories.

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    • 005. Jamaica its Location and Physical Features – Identify Jamaica's location using latitude and longitude.

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    • 006. Jamaica its Location and Physical Features – Describe Jamaica's physical features.

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    • 007. Jamaica its Location and Physical Features – Differentiate between highland and lowlands.

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    • 008. Jamaica its Location and Physical Features – Identify the main mountain ranges.

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    • 008. Jamaica its Location and Physical Features – Describe the general trend of Jamaica's mountain ranges.

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    • 009. Jamaica its Location and Physical Features – Describe the general trend of Jamaica's mountain ranges.

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    • 010. Jamaica its Location and Physical Features – Interpret map symbols.

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    • 011. Jamaica its Location and Physical Features – Explain the general direction of the flow of the main rivers.

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    • 012. Jamaica its Location and Physical Features – Calculate straight line distances between Jamaica and other countries using scales.

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    • 013. Jamaica's Counties and Parishes – Define and use correctly the following concepts: harbour, port, fort, parish capital, parish council.

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    • 014. Jamaica's Counties and Parishes – Name and locate the parishes and parish capitals of Jamaica.

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    • 015. Jamaica's Counties and Parishes – Name and locate the counties of Jamaica.

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    • 016. Jamaica's Counties and Parishes – Explain why Jamaica is divided into counties and parishes.

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    • 017. Jamaica's Counties and Parishes – Explain how the counties and parishes got their name.

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    • 018. Jamaica's Counties and Parishes – Compare parish boundaries on a current map of Jamaica with older maps (1700s - 1800s).

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    • 019. Jamaica's Counties and Parishes – Suggest reasons for the changes in parish boundaries over time.

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    • 020. Jamaica's Counties and Parishes – Explain why most parish capitals serve as the administrative centres of the parishes.

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    • 021. Jamaica's Counties and Parishes – Explain why most parish capitals are located on the coast.

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    • 022. Jamaica's Counties and Parishes – Explain why some parish capitals are not coastal.

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    • 023. Jamaica's Counties and Parishes – Identify the important buildings located in parish capitals.

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    • 024. Jamaica's Counties and Parishes – Analyze the functions of parish capitals.

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    • 025. Jamaica's Counties and Parishes – Classify parishes according to economic activities.

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    • 026. Jamaica's Counties and Parishes – Explain why certain economic activities are carried on in each parish.

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    • 027. Jamaica's Counties and Parishes – Compare the populations of the parishes.

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    • 028. Jamaica's Counties and Parishes – Define and correctly use the following concepts: local government, parish council, administration.

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    • 029. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – Define and use correctly the following concepts: Independence, Emancipation, national heroes, national symbols, identity, nation, Universal Adult Suffrage.

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    • 030. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – Identify the main events which have helped shaped our nation.

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    • 031. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – (Independence, Emancipation, Morant Bay Rebellion, granting of Universal Adult Suffrage).

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    • 032. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – Outline the significance of Independence, Emancipation, Morant Bay Rebellion and Universal Adult Suffrage in Jamaica's history.

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    • 033. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – State biographical data about each national hero.

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    • 034. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – Use primary and secondary sources to recreate aspects of our history (resources persons, photographs, diaries, letters etc.).

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    • 035. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – Use primary and secondary sources to recreate aspects of our history (resources persons, photographs, diaries, letters etc.).

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    • 036. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – (a) Important events in the lives of the national heroes/heroine.

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    • 036. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – Prime Ministers of Jamaica.

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    • 037. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – (b) Important events in the history of the nation.

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    • 038. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – Identify the national heroes/heroine by names and pictures.

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    • 039. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – Sequence information relating to event in the lives of the heroes.

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    • 040. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – Locate on a map of Jamaica places associated with the events identified above.

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    • 041. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – Observe the protocol for use and care of our national symbols.

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    • 042. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – Identify the national symbols

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    • 043. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – Explain the importance of the symbols to us as a nation.

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    • 044. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – Memorize the words of Jamaica's national anthem, national pledge, national song for schools and motto.

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    • 045. Important Events and People in Jamaica's History – Explain the meaning of the following: (a) Colours of the Jamaican flag, (b) The Jamaican motto, (c) Identify Jamaica's coat of arms.

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    • 046. The Effects of Weather and Climate on Life in Jamaica Define and correctly use the following concepts: weather, climate, hurricane, drought, weather/climatic phenomena, tourist, tourism, resort.

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    • 047. The Effects of Weather and Climate on Life in Jamaica State the main characteristics of Jamaica's weather and climate.

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    • 048. The Effects of Weather and Climate on Life in Jamaica Explain the influence of Jamaica's weather and climate on the following:

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    • 049. The Effects of Weather and Climate on Life in Jamaica (a) Clothes we wear.

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    • 050. The Effects of Weather and Climate on Life in Jamaica (b) Crops we grow.

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    • 051. The Effects of Weather and Climate on Life in Jamaica (c) Materials we use for building construction.

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    • 052. The Effects of Weather and Climate on Life in Jamaica

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    • 053. The Effects of Weather and Climate on Life in Jamaica Identify some phenomena (hurricane, drought, floods) associated with our weather/climate.

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    • 054. The Effects of Weather and Climate on Life in Jamaica Explain how these phenomena affect our daily lives.

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    • 055. The Effects of Weather and Climate on Life in Jamaica Describe ways we use our weather/climate characteristics to our advantage.

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    • 056. The Effects of Weather and Climate on Life in Jamaica Explain why Jamaica's climate makes it an attractive tourist destination.

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    • 057. The Effects of Weather and Climate on Life in Jamaica Predict outcomes of bad weather conditions on tourist arrivals and hotel reservations.

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    • 058. The Effects of Weather and Climate on Life in Jamaica Measure the main elements of weather (wind, rainfall, temperature, cloud cover, sunshine).

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    • 059. The Effects of Weather and Climate on Life in Jamaica Identify on a map of Jamaica the areas where our main crops are grown.

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    • 060. The Effects of Weather and Climate on Life in Jamaica Identify on a world map Jamaica's main resort areas

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    • 061. Meeting our Economic Needs Define and use correctly the concepts: resources, raw material, trade, economic needs, economic activities.

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    • 062. Meeting our Economic Needs Identify ways people use the resources of the environment to meet their needs.

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    • 063. Meeting our Economic Needs - Dicuss the major economic activities in Jamaica Interactive Reading Assignment (available from the Table of Contents).

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    • 064. Meeting our Economic Needs - Name the main agricultural crops. (available from the Table of Contents).

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    • 065. Meeting our Economic Needs Identify some crops used as raw material in manufacturing.

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    • 066. Meeting our Economic Needs List the products derived from manufacturing/processing of certain crops and raw materials.

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    • 067. Meeting our Economic Needs Assess the impact of tourism, mining, agriculture and manufacturing on the environment (physical and human).

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    • 068. Meeting our Economic Needs Discuss the ways in which bauxite companies ensure continuous and productive use of the land after mining.

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    • 069. Meeting our Economic Needs Outline and compare the advantages and disadvantages of tourism, agriculture, mining and manufacturing to Jamaica.

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    • 070. Meeting our Economic Needs Identify and locate on a map of Jamaica the areas of major economic activities.

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    • 071. Meeting our Economic Needs Identify and locate on a map of Jamaica the main sea and air ports.

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    • 072. Meeting our Economic Needs Identify Jamaica's main trading partners on a map.

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    • 073. Meeting our Economic Needs Discuss the role of government in agriculture, mining, tourism and manufacturing.

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    • 074. Meeting our Economic Needs Explain the importance of trade to Jamaica.

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    • 075. Meeting our Economic Needs List Jamaica's main exports and imports.

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    • 076. Meeting our Economic Needs Discuss the importance of producing and maintaining quality goods in the market place.

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    • 077. How we Affect the Environment as we Meet our Economic Needs Define and use correctly the following concepts: pollution, waste disposal, toxic waste.

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    • 078. How we Affect the Environment as we Meet our Economic Needs Discuss the relationship between overpopulation and pollution of the environment.

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    • 079. How we Affect the Environment as we Meet our Economic Needs Examine ways in which disposal of waste from mining and manufacturing affects the atmosphere.

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    • 080. How we Affect the Environment as we Meet our Economic Needs Discuss how the disposal of waste from manufacturing, tourism and ships in port affect sea water.

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    • 081. How we Affect the Environment as we Meet our Economic Needs Describe the activities in agriculture which pollute the land, gullies and rivers.

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    • 082. How we Affect the Environment as we Meet our Economic Needs List ways in which entertainment creates loud noise.

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    • 083. How we Affect the Environment as we Meet our Economic Needs Discuss the effects of poor farming practices on the land.

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    • 084. How we Affect the Environment as we Meet our Economic Needs Outline the positive effects of tourism, manufacturing, agriculture and mining on the environment.

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    • 085. How we Affect the Environment as we Meet our Economic Needs Describe ways in which you can minimize/prevent damage in your home, school and community.

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    • 086. How we Affect the Environment as we Meet our Economic Needs Develop a commitment toward stewardship of the environment.

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    • 087. How we Affect the Environment as we Meet our Economic Needs Identify steps taken by government and other agencies to prevent damage to the environment.

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    • 088. How we Affect the Environment as we Meet our Economic Needs Develop the habit of behaving in ways that will minimize or prevent environmental damage in their home, school or environment.

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    • 089. The Composition of Our Population Define and correctly use the following concepts: population, gender, census, registration of births/deaths, racial composition, overpopulation.

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    • 090. The Composition of Our Population Identify the different ways that the population of a country can be grouped.

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    • 091. The Composition of Our Population Describe the ethnic makeup of the population of Jamaica.

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    • 092. The Composition of Our Population Discuss the origins of each racial group.

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    • 093. The Composition of Our Population Describe the diversity that exists in our population.

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    • 094. The Composition of Our Population Identify ways of obtaining information on population.

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    • 095. The Composition of Our Population Discuss the uses made of population information.

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    • 096. The Composition of Our Population Discuss the effects of a large population on health, education, housing, transportation, and food supply.

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    • 097. The Composition of Our Population Interpret information from tables and graphs.

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    • 098. The Composition of Our Population Presents information in a variety of ways e.g tables, graphs, maps.

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    • 099. The Composition of Our Population Collect data and analyze same.

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    • 100. Population Movement Define and correctly use the concepts: migration, emigration, immigration, brain drain, push/pull factors.

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    • 101. Population Movement Differentiate between seasonal, permanent, internal and external migration.

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    • 102. Population Movement Explain why people move from one place to another.

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    • 103. Population Movement Identify the effects of migration on: the receiving community, parish, country, sender community, parish and country.

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    • 104. Population Movement Explain how the host population relates to the immigrant population.

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    • 105. Population Movement Appreciate the importance of rules governing migration.

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    • 106. Population Movement Locate on a map of the world places to which Jamaicans migrate

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    • 107. Population Movement Locate on a a map of Jamaica communities to and from which people in Jamaica migrate

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