At St. John the Evangelist school, 4th and 5th Grade students get an introduction of study skills and strategies to promote lifelong learning inside and outside the classroom. The following subjects are covered during this time:
- Math (multiplication, division, fractions, fact fluency, word problems)
- Language Arts (reading, grammar, vocabulary, spelling and writing); in this course, students also experience Literature Circles and Guided Reading to promote a love of literacy and to facilitate development of strong literacy and language arts competencies.
- Social Studies (Connecticut history Grade 4, early North America through the founding of the United States, early democracy, the Revolutionary War and the Civil War)
- World Language
- Weekly Physical Education, Arts and Music classes