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                                                         Grade 4 Language Arts

                 Month                         Content                                                   Skills
       September                                                    Determine the meaning of an unknown word using knowledge of common
                           Word Analysis                            prefixes, suffixes, and word roots.

                                                                    Identify base words.

                                                                    Identify compound words.


                                                                    Develop connections (t-t, t-s, t-w) to
                           Connections                              a variety of reading passages.

                                                                    Activate background knowledge and develop a purpose for reading.activate
                                                                    background knowledge and develop a purpose for reading.

                                                                    Predict probable outcomes before, during, or after reading.


                           Predicting
                                                                    Recognize the plot, characters (main and supporting), setting, and theme.



                           Literary Elements




       October             A. Word Analysis                         .Determine the meaning of an unknown word using word sentence, and cross-
                                                                    sentence clues.


                                                                    Distinguish between minor and significant details in a passage.
                           Noting Details



                                                                    Develop questions before, during, or after reading.
                           Questioning
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                 Month                         Content                                                          Skills
                                                                           Differentiate between fact and opinion.

       November            Word Anaylsis                                   A.1. Use synonyms to define words.


                           Summarizing                                     Summarize a story, passage, or text.


                           Inferencing                                     Demonstrate the ability to draw conclusions, make inferences, and
                                                                           generalizations.

                                                                           Determine the answer to a literal or simple inference question regarding the
                                                                           meaning of a passage.

                                                                           Identify setting and how it affects the plot.

                           Literary Elements

       December            Word Analysis (contd throughout year)           Use antonyms to define words.



                           Main idea                                       Identify the main idea of a passage and express the supporting details.


                                                                           Demonstrate the relationship between cause and effect.
                           Predicting

       January             Determining Important Information               Utilize text conventions to increase comprehension such as: charts, graphs,
                                                                           maps, diagrams, key words, etc.


                                                                           Demonstrate understanding of text structures such as: cause and effect,
                           Text Structures                                 compare and contrast, sequence of non-fiction text, and check and clarify for
                                                                           understanding.


                                                                           Compare and contrast characters, plots, setting, and themes.

                           Literary Elements


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               Month                           Content                                                      Skills




       February            Main idea                                    Demonstrate understanding of passage content.


                                                                        Order the events of a story in the correct sequence.

                           Sequencing
                                                                        Describe the characters by what they say and do or how they are portrayed.


                           Literary Elements



       March               Questionning                                 Differentiate between fact and opinion.



                           Test Taking Strategies                       Utilize proper reading strategies to read and understand a passage.

                                                                        Eliminate obviously wrong answers (process of elimination).

                                                                        Develop understanding of a passage in order to write an extended response.




       April               Inferencing                                  Demonstrate the relationship between cause and effect.


                                                                        Describe the characters by what they say and do or how they are portrayed.
                           Literary Elements
                                                                        Identify and interpret figurative language.




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               Month                           Content                                                      Skills
       May                 Inferencing                                  Identify the author's purpose.


                           Literary Elements                            Identify the following forms of genres: myth or legend, story, folk tale,
                                                                        nonfiction, and poems.




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