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fourth grade

n
(Education) (in the US)the fourth year of school, when children are nine or ten years old
ˌfourth-ˈgrader n
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Every bright fourth-grader knows to have a good book or imagination to turn to in such situations.
A Massachusetts fourth-grader was suspended from elementary school for bringing a souvenir to school--an empty shell casing from a blank used in a Memorial Day celebration, the National Rifle Association reports.
* Interesting Fact: Since 2002, nearly every fourth-grader at Lincoln has met or exceeded state standards in reading and math.
The fourth-grader from Upper Marlboro, Maryland, eagerly anticipates enjoying his mom's cooking again.
Ten-year-old Shannette Grant of Coral Springs, Florida, was hailed as a hero in late May after the quick-thinking fourth-grader helped save a man from drowning in the swimming pool of the apartment complex where she lives.
So the mother, one of her friends who also had a fourth-grader, and their two daughters trouped into the office.
The recall was prompted by a fourth-grader who pointed out to the company that, when sharpened, the pencils read successively COOL TO DO DRUGS and Do DRUGS."
Free Christmas tree permit for fourth-graders - For the third year in a row, the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest is enabling all fourth-graders to get a permit for a free Christmas tree through its "Every Kid in a Park program." Each fourth-grader (or age-equivalent student) is eligible for an "Every Kid in a Park" pass good for free access to more than 2,000 federally managed lands and waters across the U.S.
For instance, at Parkin (433 students), not a single fourth-grader tested at the fourth-grade level in math or literacy.
There is no understanding of scientific principle on which a fourth-grader can draw to answer this question.
The idea of a tie-up got started when Alexei Anikeev entered Yayoi school three years ago as a fourth-grader, according to officials.
"The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society tries to help find ways to stop cancer and fight it," said Southeast fourth-grader Eric Jenny.