Top Tips for 4th Grade

Posted by Rebecca Moore - 01 August, 2017

4th grade 6.jpgAt the end of the school year, Randolph's 4th graders compiled advice for the students who would be following in their footsteps. If you have been reading our posts about this age group, or if you tuned into our Facebook Live discussion about 4th grade, their advice reflects many of the traits we have remarked on — the increased awareness of others and self, and increased independence and responsibility. "Don't forget to keep old friends and make new ones," is good advice for anyone, but may be especially on point at this age.

We compiled some of our favorite tips into one list. Whether or not you will be entering 4th grade at Randolph or elsewhere, listen up. These kids know what they're talking about!

These tips are specific to our school: IMG_7512.jpg

  • Always check Canvas.
  • Write in cursive.
  • Art is extra long, and awesome!
  • Do the Olympic challenge.
  • Save your economy "money" - you'll need it! 
  • Be prepared for the Oregon Trail.

Learn more about 4th grade at Randolph.

These tips are more universal:

  • Never goof off.
  • Don't mess around.
  • Have self-control.
  • Highlight everything.
  • Learn your multiplication facts.
  • Don't fool yourself.
  • Learn the scientific method.
  • You should have pencils.
  • Don't brag.
  • Don't cut in line... it makes everything worse. 
  • Always ask questions.
  • Be cooperative.
  • Turn in your library books before the due date.
  • Pay attention.
  • Read every night.
  • Keep your cubby clean.
  • Always work ahead.
  • Always work hard.
  • Be kind and forgiving.
  • Be thankful every day.
  • Respect others!!!
  • Don't forget to keep old friends and make new ones.

Topics: 4th grade, High Expectations, Lower School, new students, student leadership, Success

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