This provides a collection of quality work for students to use as reference points. This is a "Yes! Take a Hike: Visit a local park or hiking site and encourage your child to make observations, describe what she notices, and ask questions.
In 4th grade, students still use visuals, math tools, and manipulatives such as base blocks, fake money, dice, and shapesespecially to learn and explain how to solve problems with fractions. Before you begin, be sure to model and discuss each step of the writing process prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, and publishingpreferably using a whole-class story or class newsletter article.
To build math skills, your 4th grader: Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to solve word problems, including word problems that require multiple steps and computations. Through self-assessment or peer-assessment, students can use a rubric to assess work completed to date and use it to guide their planning for the "next steps" in learning.
Rubrics can increase the consistency and reliability of scoring. Fourth graders are also encouraged to explain how they solve problems in detailed and specific ways, both verbally and through writing, which helps them practice their writing and analytic skills. Visit Historical Places: Frequent both local and national historical landmarks.
Spark her curiosity with A True Book: Computers. This is a "No, but …".