“The universe is a big place. But it’s okay, you’ll grow into it.” – Author: Carl Munson. Exiting primary and entering fourth grade is a big transition for children and their parents. In fourth grade, teachers begin preparing students for middle school and high school with a more traditional classroom set-up and schedule. They focus more on independent work and time management, and the pace of learning picks up. While most fourth-graders are ready for all this, others need help making the transition.
This section will give a general overview of what transition looks like at this particular transition point.