Fourth-Grade Learning Outcomes - First Grading Period

This document highlights the focus standards for each grading period. Teachers may choose to review previously taught standards as well.

Language Arts - Reading

Applies word-analysis skills

Demonstrates comprehension of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction and poetry

Demonstrates comprehension of nonfiction texts

Language Arts - Writing

Writes for a variety of purposes

Edits writing for correct grammar, capitalization, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure and paragraphing

Demonstrates comprehension of information resources to research a topic

Demonstrates growth in word study knowledge and applies it to writing


The 2017-18 year is a crosswalk year for grades 3-5 math as both the 2009 and the 2016 VDOE standards will be taught. The asterisk (*) indicates a new 2016 standard that will be field tested on the SOL test this year, so it will be not be part of the student's overall SOL score.  

Number and number sense

Computation and estimation

Probability and statistics

Patterns, functions and algebra


Scientific investigation/reasoning/logic


Earth Space Systems and Cycles

Social Studies