A second grade math student entering 3rd grade should be able to:

• Add and subtract facts to 20
• Tell time

A second grade language arts student entering 3rd grade should be able to:

• Read independently on grade level for a minimum of 15 minutes
• Write complete sentences using correct conventions (capitalization, punctuation, vocabulary, spelling)

• Know basic Catholic prayers (including the Act of Contrition) and sacraments
• Know gestures, prayers, and responses at Mass
• Follow and implement the first 5 Discipline With Purpose (DWP) skills
• Recite the St. Mary-Basha Catholic School Mission Statement
• Know the St. Mary-Basha Catholic School Student Learning Expectations

A third grade math student entering 4th grade should be able to:

• Add and subtract math facts to 20
• Multiply and divide facts to 10
• Compare fractions
• Identify and create equivalent fractions

A third grade language arts student entering 4th grade should be able to:

• Read independently on grade level for a minimum of 20 minutes
• Write complete sentences using correct conventions (capitalization, punctuation, vocabulary, spelling)
• Writing a five sentence paragraph
• Practice writing in cursive

• Know basic Catholic prayers (including the Apostle’s Creed) and sacraments
• Follow and implement the first 10 Discipline With Purpose (DWP) skills
• Recite the St. Mary-Basha Catholic School Mission Statement
• Know the St. Mary-Basha Catholic School Student Learning Expectations

A fourth grade math student entering 5th grade should be able to:

• Add and subtract math facts to 20
• Multiply and divide facts to 12
• Subtract with regrouping up to five digit numbers (ex: 35,000 - 27,693)
• Multiply two digit factors times two digit factors (ex: 45 x 37)
• Divide three digit dividends by a one digit divisor
• Create equivalent fractions
• Simplify fractions
• Rename/convert improper fractions to mixed numbers and vice versa
• Find a common denominator and the lowest common denominator
• Measure acute and obtuse angles with a protractor
• Calculate perimeter and area
• Convert denominations that make up one dollar (ex: four quarters in one dollar, ten dimes in one dollar)

A fourth grade language arts student entering 5th grade should be able to:

• Write in cursive
• Read independently on grade level for a minimum of 20 minutes
• Write complete sentences using correct conventions (capitalization, punctuation, vocabulary, spelling)
• Write a 5 sentence paragraph on one topic