Grade 4

“By Grade 4, students start to settle in their social groups at school, while their academic work becomes more challenging. Students begin to start long-term projects and explore more complex mathematics concepts.”

Goals for a Grade 4 Student

English Curriculum

Expectations of a Grade 4 in English:

Read independently for up to 40 minutes

Summarize a story’s plot, setting and characters

Build vocabulary by reading and use sentences to determine meaning

Write with a clear beginning, middle and end using various forms

Revise own work by editing for punctuation, spelling and grammar

How Your English Tutor Will Help:

✓ Practice writing in complete sentences with a central idea organized logically

✓ Provide guidance in revising student’s work by challenging their critical thinking skills

✓ Introduce strategies to write with a clear beginning, middle and end

✓ Introduce the analysis of poetry and different forms of written text

✓ Practice spelling common words and using basic punctuation

Mathematics Curriculum

Expectations of a Grade 4 in Math:

Multiply up to three-digit numbers and divide by three-digit numbers

Apply concepts of measuring and determining the area of 2D shapes

Compare 2D and 3D dimensional figures using shapes, lines, and points

Explain answers verbally, pictorially, and in writing

Develop a spatial sense of geometric shapes

How Your Math Tutor Will Help:

✓ Visualize math concepts such as using fractions and decimals to represent quantities

✓ Challenge student to justify mathematical ideas and decisions

✓ Promote develop mental math strategies

✓ Introduce financial literacy for understanding of real life problems

✓ Introduce technology for exploring mathematics

✓ Introduce strategies for telling time with analog and digital clocks