ONTARIO: Grades 4 & 5 Report Card Comment Bank BUNDLE



Comments for both Grade 4 and Grade 5

  • All strands of Math (2020 Curriculum)
  • All four strands of language with multiple options for each strand
  • All four strands of science
  • Both strands of social studies
  • All four strands of Arts
  • Physical Education and Health Comments

These comments align with the other Ontario Based products in my store including Ignited Literacy, Ignited Math, and Science and Social Studies Inquiry Units.

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→ These comments align with the other Ontario Based products in my TPT store.
→ These comments reflect current overall curriculum expectations
→ These are general comments each teacher will need to add examples to fit their individual and specific needs.
→ These comments follow the expectations and format as presented in the Ontario “Growing Success” document.
→ These are general comments and may not reflect the exact requirements of your principal, board or personal preferences.

These report card comments are fully editable but they are not a custom product. You will need to personalize these to suit your individual student needs, school or board expectation. These comments are intended to provide you with a starting point only. Be prepared these will require you to edit these to suit your personal style, classroom and school expectations.

Example Level 3 Comments

  • In Number Sense and Numeration ~name can read, represent, compose and decompose larger numbers using place value. He is able to determine which number is larger by modelling numbers with place value blocks. He needs more practice in reading and comparing larger numbers in real-world contexts.
  • ~Name is able to identify some ways people pay for things. He can estimate and calculate the cost of a transaction with multiple items priced in whole dollar amounts and determine the change required when payment is made in cash using mental math strategies. Through our unit on personal budgets, ~name shared some of the way he could save, spend, earn, invest and donate money and explained the factors that impacted his decision.
  • ~name demonstrated a solid understanding in our units on analyzing stories. He can correctly explain the organizational structure of most stories ~name can analyze elements in stories such as characters, setting, plot, conflict and theme with considerable effectiveness.
  • ~Name applies knowledge and skills to demonstrate an understanding of light and sound as forms of energy that have specific characteristics and properties with considerable effectiveness. ~H/s/e demonstrates considerable knowledge of the characteristics of light and sound. ~Name should continue to assess the impact on society and the environment of technological innovations.

These comments are a starting point for teachers.  Please anticipate that you will need to edit and revise these general comments to fit the specific needs of your


Frequently Asked Questions


1. Do these comments meet the curriculum current in 2021?

  • Yes! These comments have been updated to meet the current curriculum as of 2021. This includes comments for each strand of the new Ontario math curriculum. Although the math section on the report card is no longer broken into strands, teachers can take the comments they need related to each strand and combine these to suit their needs.

2. Do these comments meet the criteria set by my school board?

  • There is no way to answer this for you. Each school board, principal, the school leader has a different interpretation of what is and is not appropriate for your report cards. These report card comments follow the expectation – example – next step format and include qualifiers. However, these comments are fully editable and can be altered to suit your own personal needs. Please note that report cards are up to your own professional discretion and suggestions by admin or others are just that, suggestions. You, the teacher, have the final say on what is published on your report cards.

3. Do these comments include French?

  • No, like all Madly Learning products, these resources do not support French comments or French Language report cards.

4. Is this available in any other format?

  • YES! Instructions are included to convert this file format to other versions including Microsoft Exel, Word and PDF


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ONTARIO: Grades 4 & 5 Report Card Comment Bank BUNDLE