Wednesday, November 8, 2023



Hello Teachers,

School has started, and we are getting to know our students. Are you wondering about the skills your 4th-grade students have? Here’s a rubric with 10 areas that teachers can use to quickly assess 4th Grade Math Skills Assessment.

4th Grade Math Skills Assessment Rubric for 4th Graders

Note: For each area, you can use a simple scale (e.g., 1-5) to rate students’ proficiency, with 1 indicating a significant deficit, and 5 indicating mastery.

Number Sense:

  • Recognizes and writes numbers up to 1,000.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of place value (ones, tens, hundreds).
  • Can identify odd and even numbers.

Addition and Subtraction:

  • Performs mental addition and subtraction within 100 accurately.
  • Applies various strategies (e.g., regrouping) for multi-digit addition and subtraction.

Multiplication and Division:


  • Identifies and compares fractions with common denominators.
  • Adds and subtracts fractions with like denominators.


  • Identifies and names different types of angles (e.g., right, acute, obtuse).
  • Understands basic geometric shapes (e.g., triangles, rectangles, circles).


  • Measures length, weight, and volume using appropriate units (e.g., inches, pounds, liters).
  • Converts between different units of measurement (e.g., inches to feet).

Data and Graphs:

  • Reads and interprets bar graphs, line plots, and pictographs.
  • Can create simple graphs to represent data.

Time and Money:

  • Tells time accurately on analog and digital clocks.
  • Counts and calculates money, including making change.

Word Problems:

  • Solves multi-step word problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Uses appropriate strategies to approach problem-solving.

Patterns and Algebra:

  • Recognizes and extends patterns and sequences.
  • Solves basic algebraic equations (e.g., 2x + 3 = 11).

There you go teachers, this rubric can serve as a quick reference guide to help you assess 4th-grade students’ math skills across a range of essential topics. It can be adapted and customized to suit specific curriculum standards and classroom needs.

Let me know if this helped you out in the comments below!

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