Attributes of Fourth Graders

A list of attributes found in many fourth graders.
Grades:
3 |
4 |
5
Themes:
Nine is a time of general confusion for kids. Nine-year-olds:
  • Want to put some distance between themselves and adults, and may rebel against authority.
  • Need to be part of a group.
  • Seek independence.
  • Possess a high activity level.
  • Can express a wide range of emotions and verbalize easily.
  • Can empathize.
  • Can think independently and critically, but are tied to peer standards.
  • Begin to increase their sense of truthfulness.
  • Are typically not self-confident.

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