Fourth Grade English

General Information

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Pacing and Scope & Sequence Suffolk Public Schools Pacing and Scope & Sequence Documents
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Virginia Department of Ed Standards and SOL-based Instructional Resources
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Graphic Organizers Google Draw templates shared by Matt Miller
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Into the Book Extensive guided reading resource
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SOL Enhanced Specific activites by SOL created by DOE
Worksheet Works Educational materials
4th Grade Language Arts Skill Builders Language Arts Activities
Reading Eggspress Core reading curriculum of skills and strategies for reading success.



4.1 The student will use effective oral communication skills in a variety of settings.

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4.2The student will make and listen to oral presentations and reports.

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Frayer Model Template 1
Frayer Model Template 2
Google Draw Activity - Small group or whole group activity to explore vocabulary.

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4.3 The student will learn how media messages are constructed and for what purposes.

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Word Sort Sort words by ending sound, vowel sound, prefix, suffix, blend.....
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Dictionary Review Test your dictionary skills
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Grammar Gorillas Identify the part of speech
Storyline Online Stories read by actors
Reference - Classify It! Review game on resources used to locate information
Reference - Name It! Hangman type review for reference materials

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4.4 The student will expand vocabulary when reading.

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Multiple Meanings
Multiple Meanings Template
Google Draw Activity - Match the definition to the sentence with each word's proper usage.
Guide Words Google Draw Activity - Place the word where it would go in the dictionary.

Guide Words

Google Draw Activity - Sort words under the correct set of guide words. Be careful of the distractors.
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Sweet Synonyms Google Draw Click and Drag Activity

Synonym, Antonym and Homophone Sorts

Google Draw Activity - Sort the word cards to find the synonym, antonym and homophone for each term. Be careful of the distractors.

Homophone Activities

Google Draw Activity - Insert images or drag and drop words that identify with the homophones listed.
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Cloze Reading Template Teachers add text and words on the cards. Students read, use comprehension skills and decode words to place each in the text correctly.
Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Include discussion topics, activities, related books and links to other subjects and resources
Literary Lessons Great for literature circles
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Concept Definition Template Students identify a term, similary terms, description and add pictures to develop meaning.
Doggy Dictionary Skills Match the word with the correct guide words.

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4.5 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction texts, and poetry.

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Inference Quia Quiz Multiple-choice self checking inference quiz
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Fiction v. Nonfiction Click and Drag Venn Diagram
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Fiction or Nonfiction Describe fiction and non-fiction books. Sort the books on the correct shelf.
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Inference Quia Battleship Find the location then answer the inference questions to sink each battleship
Literature Springboards Assistance for those working with children in selecting books that reinforce the SOL's in the four core content areas
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Author's Purpose Popups Quia game
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Author's Purpose Battleship Quia game
Introduction to Comprehension of Nonfiction Essential knowledge
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Bio-Cube An interactive summarizing tool for key elements of a biography.
Cause and Effect Google Draw Activity - identify cause and effect in sentences.

Cause and Effect

Google Draw Activity - Sort statements into cause and effect columns.
Main Idea and Details Google Draw Template - Main Idea and Details
Main Idea Umbrella Google Draw Template - Main Idea Umbrella Template
Inference Template Google Draw Template - Add statements, students identify those that can be inferred by a specific piece of text.

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4.6 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts.

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Fact or Opinion

Google Draw Activity - Sort statements into facts and opinions.
Fact or Opinion...Your Opinion Matters! Google Draw Activity - Students write a fact and an opinion.
Virginia Studies Fact or Opinion Google Draw Activity - Sort statements into facts and opinions.
Fact and Opinion Google Draw Activity - identify fact and opinion.
Animal Fact and Opinion Google Draw Activity - identify fact and opinion.
Fact and Opinion Template Google Draw Activity - Students add statements and identify.
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Bio-Cube After researching a famous person, students can use this template to begin writing a biography
Reference Materials Station Scavenger Hunt
Main Idea and Details Google Draw Template - Main Idea and Details
Main Idea Umbrella Google Draw Template - Main Idea Umbrella Template
Non-fiction Text Features Google Draw Template - Explain and identify non-fiction text features.

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4.7 The student will write cohesively for a variety of purposes.

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RhymeZone Online tool that helps writers find words
Limerick Factory Create limericks by choosing phrases from the menus
How to write a poem Essential Knowledge
Funny School Poems Poems to use for teaching poetry
Diamante Poems Learn about and write diamante poems
Main Idea and Details Google Draw Template - Main Idea and Details
Main Idea Umbrella Google Draw Template - Main Idea Umbrella Template
Transition Words Google Draw Template - Sort and write
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Word Study Template Select a word, identify synonyms, identify antonyms, use it in a sentence and add pictures.
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Word Study Word Feature Sort Template Select word features and add words to match those features.
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Multiple Word Sorts Folder of Google Draw Word Sort activities. Make a copy of desired files to use with students.

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4.8 The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure and paragraphing.

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Adjectives vs. Adverbs Sort the words
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Subject Verb Agreement Google Draw - Drag and drop to complete each sentence.
Fling the Teacher: Verbs Review game on verb tense and agreement
Proof It: Homophones Review game on homophone recognition
Grammar Review Review of SOL 4.8

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Grammar Quizzes Interactive quizzes
Writing Fun Use text organizers to assist students with the writing process
Research Writing Research Writing skills and information
Springtime Repair Identify errors in each sentence and make the corrections.

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4.9 The student will demonstrate comprehension of information resources to research a topic.

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Review

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DOE Online Writing VA DOE Resource
4th Reading Hoop Shoot SOL Reading review
Reading Review Hoop Shoot SOL Reading review

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MS Publisher
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