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									ESSENTIAL LEARNINGS – LITERACY – Grade 4 Content Attitude/Motivation Essential Learnings Reads for a variety of purposes. Reads silently for a sustained period of time. Chooses and reads books of interest in varying genres. Reads at level books independently in school and at home. Listens attentively to books read aloud. Incorporate taught skills in a balance of fiction and nonfiction text. Predict/Infer: Uses prior knowledge and text to justify predictions/inferences. Uses text features (headings, subheadings, illustrations, captions, charts, and diagrams). Monitor/Clarify: Monitors understanding by; Rereading. Reading ahead. Self-questioning. Using context clues and illustrations. Visualizing information from text and illustrations. Determining the meanings of similies and metaphors. Use graphic organizers to demonstrate relationships between ideas and events. Question: Generates literal, inferential, interpretive, and evaluative questions before and after reading. Generates questions about author’s purpose and point of view. Summarize: Identifies main idea and supporting details in fiction and non-fiction. Standard

Comprehension

I.C.7

I.C.8

I.B.4 I.C.7

I.C.3 I.D.6,8 I.C.4,5

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ESSENTIAL LEARNINGS – LITERACY – Grade 4 Sequences events in fiction and non-fiction. Identifies problem and steps to solution. Identifies and follows steps in a set of written directions. Evaluate: Makes judgments to form and support opinions Identifies story elements. Distinguishes fact and opinion. Compares/contrasts: Story elements. Two sources and two authors. Two works by the same author. Determines cause and effect. Draws conclusions. Makes generalizations. Classifies events as fantasy or realism. Makes text connections to: Text. Self. World. Identifies patterns and sounds such as rhyme and rhythm in poetry. Identifies and determines the meanings of similies and metaphors. Identify first-person and third-person point of view. Retell: Retells main story events in sequence with supporting details. Retells key facts in non-fiction. Fluency: Reads familiar and unfamiliar texts with accuracy for comprehension. Reads with sufficient expression to convey meaning.
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I.C.9 I.C.3, I.C.6

I.C.10 I.D.2,4,5 I.C.6 I.C.6 I.D.9 I.D.9

I.D.3 I.D.7

I.C.4 I.C.1 I.A.2

ESSENTIAL LEARNINGS – LITERACY – Grade 4 Decoding/Phonics/Phonemic Identifies and decodes: Word patterns. Awareness/Vocabulary Multi-syllabic words. Expansion Base words, prefixes, suffixes, contractions, and compound words. Uses a dictionary/glossary: Alphabetic order to the third letter. Guide words. Multiple meaning words. Pronunciation key. Parts of speech. Derivations/word history. Identifies synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, and idioms. Identifies the relationship between pairs of words in analogies. Acquires, understands, and uses new vocabulary. Genres in Reading Is exposed to features and characteristics of the following genres: Non-fiction. Realistic fiction. Historical fiction. Biography. Mystery. Poetry. News or informational article. Fantasy. Reads a variety of genres which are both American and world based: Traditional. Classical. Contemporary.
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I.A.1 I.B.5 I.B.3

I.B.2 I.B.2 I.B.2

I.D.10

ESSENTIAL LEARNINGS – LITERACY – Grade 4 Traits of Writing Ideas: Uses interesting details related to a focused topic. Organization: Writes an attention grabbing beginning which includes a topic sentence. Includes supporting details. Writes a clear conclusion. Voice: Speaks to the reader. Shows individuality. Word Choice: Chooses clear, descriptive, and not over used words. Locates words using a dictionary and thesaurus. Sentence Fluency: Composes fluid sentences. Writes sentences of varying lengths. Conventions: Spells correctly. Capitalizes sentence beginnings and proper nouns. Uses commas in introductory phrases, in series, and with conjunctions. Uses quotation marks in dialogue. Uses apostrophes for singular and plural possessive nouns and contractions. Uses correct paragraph indentations. Writing Process Prewrite: Graphic organizers. Choosing an audience. Note taking. Visualization. Internet. Reference materials. Draft: Idea. Organization. Word choice. Sentence fluency.
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II.B.2c II.B.2d II.B.2e

II.B.5e II.B.5f II.B.2b II.B.3

ESSENTIAL LEARNINGS – LITERACY – Grade 4 Revise: Self/peer/adult. Edit: Uses the following reference materials. Dictionary. Thesaurus. Encyclopedia. Internet. Publish: Chooses correct format. Produces and shares a hand written or word processed final copy. Grammar/Usage Sentences: Identifies and writes complete sentences with subjects and predicates. Identifies and writes the four types of sentences: Statement. Question. Command. Exclamation. Recognizes and writes compound sentences. Capitalization: Capitalizes sentence beginnings, titles, and proper nouns. Punctuation: Uses periods, question marks, exclamation marks, and abbreviations. Uses apostrophes in contractions, and possessive nouns. Uses commas in phrases, series, and appositives. Nouns: Identifies and uses common, proper, singular and plural possessive nouns. Verbs: Uses regular and irregular verbs, main and helping verbs, and verbs of being. Uses subject/verb agreement. Applies verb tense. Adjectives: Uses descriptive and comparative adjectives.
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II.B.1

II.B.5b,d II.B.5c II.B.5a

II.B.4d II.B.4a II.B.4b

ESSENTIAL LEARNINGS – LITERACY – Grade 4 Adverbs: Identifies and uses comparing forms of adverbs. Pronouns: Uses singular and plural possessive pronouns. Prepositional phrases: Identifies and uses prepositions and prepositional phrase. Types of Writing Problem Solution: Restates the problem, describes several detailed solutions, and states a conclusion. Clarification: Introduces the topic, explains multiple reasons, details, and examples that support the opinion, and states a conclusion. Personal Narrative: Writes an attention grabbing beginning. Writes only important ideas and details. Sequences events in order. Uses dialogue when appropriate. Ends in a satisfying way. Description: Uses vivid sensory words and similies or metaphors in an organized paragraph or essay. Research Report: Writes five or more paragraphs including introductory and concluding paragraphs. Locates and evaluates information from a variety of sources (ex. encyclopedia, internet, books, and primary sources). Lists resources in alphabetical order: Book: author or authors (last name first), title, publishing information (city, publisher, copyright date). Print Encyclopedia: author of article (if available), title of article, title of encyclopedia, edition. Periodical: author (if available), title of article, periodical title, date, page numbers. CD-ROM: author of article (if available), title of article, title of CD-ROM, “CD-ROM”, publishing information (city, publisher, copyright date). Lakeville Public Schools
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II.B.4e II.B.4c

II.B.4 II.D.1

ESSENTIAL LEARNINGS – LITERACY – Grade 4 information (city, publisher, copyright date). Online Encyclopedia: author of article (if available), title of article, title of encyclopedia, date visited. “Online.” Website: author (if obvious), title of website, date of visit, URL (up to .com, .org, etc.). Web Graphic: title of picture, title of web site, URL (up to .com, .org, etc.). Takes notes and organizes information. Clearly states topic and supporting facts. Persuasive (possible format includes letter, essay, or speech): States stance or opinion and elaborates with strong supportive facts. Story: Writes a beginning, setting, character development, plot with a problem and solution, and an ending. Thank You Letter (friendly or business format). Poetry: Writes with pattern and rhyme. Writes free verse paying attention to sound and line breaks. Summary: Writes paragraphs to include who or what, when, where, what happened, and why. Answering Questions: Restates most of the question in the answer. Journal Entries (various content areas).

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