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Top Signs of Trouble in Fourth Grade


By fourth grade, your child should have the basics of good behavior down pat. His schoolwork and homework will become slightly more complex.

Your child may have trouble if he hasn't learned to:

  • Organize his time efficiently.
  • Behave appropriately.
  • Master a solid reading vocabulary.
  • Handle basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts automatically.
  • Study for tests.
  • Write easily and legibly in cursive.

Quiz: Do You Know What Your Fourth Grader Should Know?

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Next: Top Signs of Trouble in Fifth Grade

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August 28, 2014



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