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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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
Connecting Books to SOL's A database of over 2,000 works of literature and their connection to the Virginia Standards of Learning
Have Fun Teaching Activities, games and resource to make learning fun



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

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Hear Who Students create audio files by typing text - great for creating presentations

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

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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 Skills Guided discussion on using the dictionary
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Dictionary Review Test your dictionary skills
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Chalkboard Challenge Word origin review: antonym, synonym, simile, metaphor, sentences and abbreviations
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Academic Raceway 500 Race to the finishline reviewing antonyms and synonyms
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Choose It! Find the synonym for the (word) in the sentence
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Proof It! Find the correct use of the homophone
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The Bigbot Feed the Bigbot the synonym and antonym meanings
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Multiple Meanings Using dictionary passages to identify the correct word meaning in a passage
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Fling the Teacher Match the antonym or synonym to the given word to fling the teacher
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Word Frog Feed the frog by finding the matching antonym, synonym or homonym
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Word Invasion Blast the jellyfish with the correct part of speech
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Grammar Gorillas Identify the part of speech
Reading & Spelling Links Activities for 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.7 and 4.8
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Word Sort Play Grammar Gorillas then sort the words
Lexile Framework for Reading Enter Lexile measure, select interests, and find books to read
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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Hoop Shoot Review game to practice Author's Purpose
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Reading Units Book overviews, vocabulary and questions
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
Children's Reading Connection Suggested Reading Selections

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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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Inference Quia Battleship Find the location then answer the inference questions to sink each battleship
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Read and Respond 1

Read and Respond 2

Read each story and select the best answer - self-checking multiple choice quizzes
Literature Springboards assist parents and people working with children in selecting books that reinforce the SOL's in the four core content areas
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Book Connections Connecting books to VA SOLs
Author's Purpose Interactive activity
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Identifying the Author's Purpose Read each paragraph and decide why the author wrote the piece
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Author's Purpose Online quiz
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Author's Purpose Information and practice activities
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Author's Purpose Popups Quia game
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Author's Purpose Battleship Quia game
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Practice Author's Purpose Identify the author's purpose of each piece
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Drawing Conclusions Read the story and choose the correct word to complete the sentence
Introduction to Comprehension of Nonfiction Essential knowledge
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Bio-Cube An interactive summarizing tool for key elements of a biography

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

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Dictionary Skills Interactive lesson on dictionary skills
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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

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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

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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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Verb Viper Use the correct verb tense to feed the snake
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The Goofs Find the grammar error
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Adjectives vs. Adverbs Sort the words
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
Elementary Research Writing Internet Hotlist for 4th Grade Research Writing
Research Writing Research Writing skills and information

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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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Worksheet Generator Free printable worksheets
2007 Released Item Review PowerPoint of released items
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2007 Released Reading Test Items Read and find the answers to each question
Elementary Test Prep New York State Elementary Test Prep
ePat
Practice Assessment Tools
(must install ePat Launcher before using)
2007 ePat Review Questions from Electronic Practice Assessment Tests
DOE Online Writing VA DOE Resource
4th Reading Hoop Shoot SOL Reading review
Reading Review Hoop Shoot SOL Reading review
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4th Grade Jeopardy Gameshow format review of English, Math, Social Studies, and Science
Interactive Quizzes and Practice SOL Tests Practice activities
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2009 Released Test Item Review Gameshow format review

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