Grade Four Standards-Based ELA & Mathematics Report Card Competencies: Trimester Three
Number and Operations – Fractions
Generates equivalent fractions and explains why they are equivalent.
Compares fractions with different numerators and denominators.
Understand addition and subtraction of fractions with like denominators.
Understands decimal place value and compares decimals to the hundredths.
Measurement and Data
Solves problems involving area and perimeter.
Classify shapes by properties of lines and angles.
Reads and comprehends grade appropriate literature independently and proficiently.
Reading Informational Text
Interprets text features (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages, index and transition words and explains how the information contributes to an understanding of the text.
Integrates information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
Reads and comprehends grade appropriate informational text independently and proficiently.
Writes and publishes opinion pieces in which they clearly introduce a topic, state an opinion, create an organizational structure where related ideas are grouped together, provide reasons supported by facts and details, use linking words (e.g., for instance, in addition) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a conclusion.
Uses technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing collaborate with others; and demonstrate command of keyboarding skills
Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.
Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their).
Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence.
Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed
Understands figurative language (language that must be figured out – i.e., pretty as a picture) and how words are related by providing similar words (quick/swift) or opposites (above/beneath)
Speaking and Listening
Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation.