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


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