Provide your fourth grade students with rigorous reading comprehension practice! Close reading, academic vocabulary, comprehension, and writing activities support Common Core learning paths.
The informational texts cover grade-level content-area topics and a range of nonfiction text structures, such as compare and contrast, cause and effect, and time order.
Each of the 10 units presents a grade-appropriate nonfiction article and supporting activities that are easy to scaffold, including the following: · dictionary page with content and academic vocabulary · close reading activity · reading comprehension activity · vocabulary activity · text structure activity
The unit culminates in a text-based writing assignment that can be used as an informal assessment.
Additional teacher support includes: · Common Core State Standards correlations provided for every unit for easy reference · Downloadable home–school connection activities and projects to extend learning at home. · Guided reading level to help identify appropriate texts for students
The informational texts and structures cover:
Science Articles · Getting to Know Snakes Text Structure: Question and Answer · Weather and the Scientists Who Study It Text Structure: Main Idea and Details · From Power Plant to Light Bulb Text Structure: Time Order
Geography Article · The Mystery of the Matching Continents Text Structure: Cause and Effect
Social Studies Articles · Being an Active Citizen Text Structure: Main Idea and Details · How Countries Create Their Economies Text Structure: Compare and Contrast
Biography Articles · Julia Morgan: Architect and Trailblazer Text Structure: Time Order · Roald Dahl: Master Storyteller Text Structure: Time Order
How-to Articles · How to Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy Text Structure: Cause and Effect · How to Make Snacks More Healthful Text Structure: Compare and Contrast
Ask The Seller
There aren't any questions, go ahead and ask one now!
Since 1979, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers has provided educators with practical, creative, and engaging PreK–8 materials to support and enrich the core curriculum.
We strive to produce educational materials that are aligned with current standards and best educational practices—and with student interests and motivations. We pride ourselves on our ability to create products that not only build and reinforce basic and complex skills, but that develop a curiosity about the subjects in which those skills are taught.
Your product will be shipped within 24-72 hours after your purchase unless otherwise stated below.
The shipping method of your order is at the discretion of the Seller(s). Shipping to P.O. Boxes within the Continental US is accepted, unless otherwise stated in the deal.
At this time, Educents offers limited options to Hawaii, Alaska, Canada or international destinations.