4th Grade End of the Year Goals

4th Grade End of the Year Goals

By the end of 4th Grade, this is where your children should be, but this is just a guide. Please don’t stress as all children are within a range. Here is a printable version.


– Daily reading

– Log and track progress

Language Arts

– I can provide details and examples of explicit evidence and inferences from a text

– I can determine the theme of a story, drama or poem

– I can identify the main idea of a non fiction with details to support

– I can use details to describe characters, setting or events in a text

– I can explain procedures, events, ideas or concepts in a non fiction text

– I can compare and contrast different points of view an event and from which different stories are narrated

– I can read and comprehend 4th grade literature and informational text

– I can write an opinion piece

– I can conduct a research project that builds knowledge

– I can produce writing that is appropriate to the task, purpose and audience

– I can write an informative/explanatory text

– I can use proper grammar when writing and speaking

– I can correctly use spelling, punctuation, and capitalization when writing

– I can use words to convey ideas precisely and punctuation for effort in writing

– I can determine the meaning of unknown words based on 4th grade reading


– I can interpret multiplication as a comparison

– I can use multiplication and division to solve word problems

– I can determine all factor pairs for a number 1-100

– I can read and write number using base ten numerals, number names and expanded form

– I can fluently add and subtract multi digit numbers using the standard algorithm

– I can multiply 4 dugout numbers by 1-digit numbers and multiply 2 -digit numbers

– I can find, illustrate and explain quotients and remainders with 4 digit dividends

– I can identify and draw points, lines, line segments, Ray, angels, perpendicular and parallel lines

– I can use decimal rotation for fractions

– I can multiply a fraction by a whole number

– I can compare fractions with different numerators and different denominators

– I can identify and draw lines of symmetry for 2- dimensional figures

– I can compare decimals to the hundredth

– I can solve word problems involving distance, volume, time, mass and money involving fractions and decimals

– I can determine areas and permitter of rectangles in real world problems

– I can measure angles using a protractor

Social Studies

– Studies and uses maps to gain a deeper understanding of geography and how geography affects a community

– Researches, organizes and presents his research on various topics, events and figures

– Discusses topics focusing on explaining his opinion using specific details, facts and reasons to support his opinion

– Write essays that state an opinion that includes supporting facts

– Reads primary and secondary sources about different events, people and topics

– Uses technology to research both past and current events and topics

– Deepens his understanding of basic economic principles and how ones community affects his or her economy and business

– Uses and creates multiply types of sources including art, film, poetry, and fiction to learn and show what they have learned about historical events and social studies topics

– Understands different concepts such as cause and effects and explains why certain things happen or happened

– Compares different events and retelling s of the same event

– Discuss American holidays and important days and events as they approach


– Life Science – structure and behavior of living organisms, classify plants and animals by characteristics,life cycles, different environments

– Earth science- solar system, moon phases, planets characteristics, weather and its patterns, classify clouds

– Physical science -magnetism, electricity, build circuits, light and mirror

– What do scientists do- ask questions, investigate, record data,


– Dance, Music, Arts

– Drawing and Coloring

– Connect the dots

– Hands on Crafts


I'm the mom to Matthew, which we run and own Matthew's Kitchen. I'm 27 and studying to be a pastry chef. I love to cook and bake but my passion is in the pastry arts. Matthew is a 5 year old who began cooking when he was 1. Through the years he has not only gained valuable skills but has grown his palette. Together we want to share our passion for food with you and your family
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