### 3rd & 4th Grade Promotion

```3rd & 4th Grade Promotion
What parents HAVE to know!!
What every 3rd Grade student must
know and be able to do to be
• Pass CRCT Reading with a minimum score of 800*
• Pass the CRCT Reading ability assessment with a 650
Lexile
• Read at a minimum level of 560 ATOS
• Apply Standard English rules to spelling and grammar.
• Add & Subtract fluently with 2-digit #’s
• Multiply & Divide fluently 1-12
• Solve multiple step word-problems
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What every 4th Grade student must
know and be able to do to be
Pass CRCT Reading with a minimum score of 800*
Pass the CRCT Reading with a 750 Lexile
Read at a minimum level of 700 ATOS
Apply Standard English rules to spelling and grammar.
Consistently apply fluent use of addition, subtraction,
multiplication and division facts
• Consistently demonstrate ability to solve multiple
step word-problems
Math
addition and subtraction facts requirements, students must
• Demonstrate fluency in basic
multiplication and division
facts
• Apply knowledge of place value
to regroup or “borrow”
also be able to:
• Demonstrate understanding
of whole number and
decimal place value from
hundredths to millions
• Demonstrate concept of what
a fraction is using models
• Demonstrate understanding of
place value to 1000
• Demonstrate ability to solve
one-step and multiple step
word problems
• Understanding of benchmark
numbers and fractions such
as: 10, 25, 50, 75, 100, ¼, ½,
¾,
Writing
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Independently write a complete 3-5 paragraph essay for…
– narrative genre
– persuasive genre
– informative genre
• Essay must demonstrate proper use of English language
by…
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Applying proper use of grammar and mechanics
Demonstrate the ability to sustain a topic
Demonstrate clear organizational pattern
Demonstrate appropriate and precise language
• Each of these areas grow in depth in 4th grade including
– Detailed and effective progression of ideas
– Effective transitions and attention to details
– Effective introductions and conclusions
– Leveled books
– Based on their interests
– Comprehension Questions
• Necessary to improve
– Vocabulary
– Comprehension
– Fluency
Home
Connect
• https://hosted55.renlearn.com/48646/Ho
• Login = last name, first initial, middle
initial, month and date of birth
– Example (doejj0609)
– Example (012345)
• All students should have label with this
information. Located in front of agenda.
• A link is also located on the school webpage
ATOS
• An ATOS level on a book indicates
how difficult the text is to read.
• ATOS is measured on 4 components
– Average sentence length
– Average word length
– Number of words in the book.
• Where do they get their ATOS score??
ATOS Benchmark Scores
These are minimum scores needed throughout each year as
evidence of on grade level achievement.
Beginning
of the
Year
1st –9
weeks
2nd – 9
weeks
3rd – 9
weeks
End of
the Year
50
90
140
170
200
200
240
300
350
380
380
440
490
530
560
560
600
670
685
700
700
750
800
830
860
How does all this
relate to the CRCT?
ATOS level, they are not going to be able to
handle grade level vocabulary and testing
vocabulary.
• For the CRCT this year, students will have to
answer more questions correctly than in the
past.
harder questions at higher ability levels.
New Requirements
Meet the Standard
(On Track)
800
Would Be the same
as ….
Last Year
% Correct
Exceed the Standard
(Commendable)
850
Would be the Same
as….
Last year
% Correct
828
67.5%
877
92.5%
ELA
826
70%
874
94%
Math*
814
65%
927
97%
830
75%
875
95%
ELA
825
74%
870
94%
Math*
812
65%
895
95%
825
70%
864
92.5%
ELA
826
72%
866
94%
Math*
813
60%
895
93%
Summary