4th Grade Reading
4th Grade - Reading
By the end of the school year, students are expected to:
- Read daily.
- Read a variety of text including magazines, newspapers, recipes, charts, graphs, brochures, step-by-step instructions, nutrition labels, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and riddles.
- Tell his/her reaction to narratives, biographies, and autobiographies.
- Use reading as a major source of information.
- Offer reasons for how the story makes you feel.
- Use suffixes (ex: -ly, -er), prefixes (ex: pre-, tri-) and word parts to determine meanings of new words.
- Use a variety of strategies when reading to unlock meaning of the text (ex: predicting, confirming, self-correcting, and sampling).
- Change pace of reading according to the type of text read.
- Make up questions about text while reading.
- Tell in own words what a paragraph or passage is saying.
- Use reference materials: thesaurus, encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, and Internet to get information.
- Use books and other materials to get information.
- Talk about themes of stories as related to self and others.
- Make assumptions and draw conclusions based on factual information and stories read.
- Know the characteristics of narrative text, both personal and imaginative (make-believe).
- Ask questions to determine point of view of text.
- Organize information using graphic organizers or outline.
- Talk about characters in text and determine possible motives.
- Know that authors and illustrators have different voices and styles.
- Follow written instructions