Grade 4 Social Competency and Health and Wellness

The social competency and health and wellness curriculum provides an opportunity for students to learn about structures and importance of community, personal relationships, and healthy individual choices.

Our fourth grade students will:

  • develop the elements of positive social skills: cooperation, assertion, responsibility, self-control, and empathy
  • understand that there are similarities and differences in people in terms of needs, emotions, and cultures
  • respect and care for their bodies
  • respect all community members through the use of respectful language, actions, and attitudes
  • participate in building community
  • follow classroom expectations
  • develop negotiating skills
  • learn conflict resolution skills
  • develop ability to communicate feelings and ideas
  • develop leadership skills
  • participate in an Introduction to puberty class
  • participate in discussions on media influences and stereotypes

Topics of study:

Social Competency

  • Building community
  • Classroom expectations
  • Negotiating skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Being a good friend
  • Communication of feelings and ideas
  • Leadership skills

Health and Wellness

  • Introduction to puberty
  • Self care: hygiene and stress relief
  • Friendship
  • Empathy