4TH GRADE READING
4th Grade - Reading
By the end of the school year, students are expected to:
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