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					                            FOURTH GRADE READING
                                5th SIX WEEKS
Students are reading in the Scott Foresman 4th grade basal or other 4th grade
student literature.

Reading/Literature (50%)

Literature Content

Fiction (20%)
Nonfiction (20%) – Related to subject matter in core areas and includes
                   biographies and historical fiction – see research strand also
Poetry (10%)

The students will read silently and independently during SSR time 30 minutes a
day.

Poetry should be included throughout the year as the teacher deems appropriate.


Benchmark Reading Skills Standards of Learning
(new for the six weeks – check off skills as taught – underline indicates DOE Blueprint emphasis)

No new Reading Standards of Learning are taught during the fifth six-weeks.


Benchmark Reading Skills Standards of Learning
         (taught previous six weeks – continue to review - check off skills as reviewed –
                          underline indicates DOE Blueprint emphasis)

_____ 4.3        Read fiction and nonfiction with fluency and accuracy

_____ 4.3 a      Use context to clarify meanings of unfamiliar words

_____ 4.3 d      Use word-reference materials, including glossary, dictionary, and
                 thesaurus

_____ 4.4        Read and demonstrate comprehension of fiction

_____ 4.4 a      Explain author’s purpose

_____ 4.4 b      Describe how choice of language, setting, and information
                 contribute to the author’s purpose
_____ 4.4 e      Describe the relationship between text and previously read
                 materials


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_____ 4.4 f   Identify sensory words

_____ 4.5     Read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction

_____ 4.5 a   Use text organizers, such as type, headings, and graphics, to
              predict and categorize information

_____ 4.5 b   Formulate questions that might be answered in the selection

_____ 4.5 c   Explain the author’s purpose

_____ 4.5 d   Make simple inferences, using information from texts

_____ 4.5 e   Draw conclusions, using information from texts

_____ 4.5 f   Summarize content of selection, identifying important ideas and
              providing details for each important idea

_____ 4.5 g   Describe relationship between content and previously learned
              concepts or skills

_____ 4.5 h   Distinguish between fact and opinion and cause and effect

_____ 4.5 i   Identify new information gained from reading

_____ 4.6     Demonstrate comprehension of information resources to research
              a topic

_____ 4.6 a   Construct questions about a topic

_____ 4.6 b   Collect information, using the resources of the media center,
              including online, print, and media resources

_____ 4.6 c   Evaluate and synthesize information




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Recording Reading Levels on Report Cards for the 5th Six Weeks

Below Grade Level

      -Reading in Level 3.2

On Grade Level

      -Reading in Level 4.1

Above Grade Level

      -Reading in Level 5.1




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                         PACING GUIDE – READING


Suggested Activities for Continued Review of Previous Six Weeks SOLs

SOL 4.3

     Materials, Resources, and Activities

             Seeing Is Believing Basal
                     “Space Probes to the Planets” – pages 534-549
                     “The Race to the North Pole” – pages 496-511
                     “Amazing Alice!” – pages 458-475

             Review and apply skills previously taught

             Word Journeys – pages 107-108

             DOE Curriculum Framework Essential Knowledge – Grade 4

             Standards of Learning Enhanced Scope and Sequence Plus

     Assessments

             Scott Foresman Benchmark Test Unit 5

             Scott Foresman Selection Tests for each story

SOL 4.4

     Materials, Resources, and Activities

             Scott Foresman Reading Basal
                     “Clay Old Woman and Clay Old Man” – pages 593-595
                             (accompanies nonfiction “Children of Clay”)
                                             rd   th
             Suggested Tradebooks for the 3 -6 six weeks
                    Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder
                    Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan
                    The Cabin Faced West by Jean Fritz
                    Wagon Wheels by Barbara Brenner

             DOE Curriculum Framework Essential Knowledge – Grade 4

             Standards of Learning Enhanced Scope and Sequence Plus

     Assessments

             Scott Foresman Benchmark Test Unit 5

             Scott Foresman Selection Tests for each story




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SOL 4.5

     Materials, Resources, and Activities

             Scott Foresman Reading Basal 4, Seeing Is Believing
                     “Space Probes to the Planets” – pages 534-549
                     “Into the Sea” – pages 514-527
                              Summarizing Review – page 521
                     “Amazing Alice!” – pages 457-475

             Scott Foresman Student Practice Book 4 (for the above stories)

             Skills Lessons
                      Text Structure – pages 494 and 532-533
                      Author’s Purpose – pages 512-513
                      Summarizing – pages 456-457

             Writer’s Express
                      -KWL/DRTA – pages 271-279
                      -Graphics – pages 280-287

             World of Language
                     -Written Responses – page 239

             DOE Curriculum Framework Essential Knowledge – Grade 4

             Standards of Learning Enhanced Scope and Sequence Plus
                    -pages 112-114 Vocabulary and Comprehension of Nonfiction
                    -page 137       SQ3R
                    -page 140       Think-Pair-Share
                    -pages 145-146 Reciprocal Teaching
                    -pages 148-149 Two Column Notes

     Assessments

             Scott Foresman Benchmark Test Unit 5

             Scott Foresman Selection Tests for each story


SOL 4.6
     Resources, Materials, and Activities

             Introduce and use Internet search engines

             Construct questions about a topic

             Collect information

             Cite two or more sources

             Computer lab

             Library resources



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          Collaborate with library media specialist and computer lab assistant


    Assessment

          Student demonstration


NOTES




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                        FOURTH GRADE WORD STUDY
                              5th SIX WEEKS
Word Study Content - 20%

Teachers should develop appropriate lists and activities for student word study.

Reminders:

       Students should use studied within word spelling correctly in writing.

       Students should sort all within word patterns correctly and are beginning
       a study of syllable juncture spellings (doubling and E-drop with “ed”).

       Students will use knowledge of synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms.

       Students will understand that words have multiple meanings and that
       words have histories.

       Students should spell the 500 high-frequency words correctly in writing.

       Written work should also reflect mastery of previously studied spelling
              patterns.


Benchmark Word Study Standards of Learning
(new for the six weeks – check off skills as taught – underline indicates DOE Blueprint emphasis)


No new Word Study Standards of Learning are taught during this six weeks.


Benchmark Word Study Standards of Learning
          (taught previous six weeks – continue to review - check off skills as reviewed
                          underline indicates DOE Blueprint emphasis)

_____ 4.3        Read fiction and nonfiction with fluency and accuracy

_____ 4.3 b      Explain words with multiple meanings

_____ 4.3 c      Use knowledge of word origins: synonyms, antonyms, and
                 homonyms; and multiple meanings of words

_____ 4.8 h      Use correct spelling for frequently used words, including common
                 homophones




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                      PACING GUIDE – WORD STUDY

Suggested Activities for Continued Practice of Previous Six Weeks SOLs


SOL 4.3

      Materials, Resources, and Activities

              Seeing Is Believing Basal
                      “Space Probes to the Planets” – pages 535-549
                      “The Race for the North Pole” – pages 496-511
                      “Amazing Alice!” – pages 458-475

              Review and apply skills previously taught

              Word Journeys – pages 107-108

              DOE Curriculum Framework Essential Knowledge – Grade 4

              Standards of Learning Enhanced Scope and Sequence Plus

      Assessments

              Scott Foresman Benchmark Test Unit 5

              Scott Foresman Selection Tests for each story

SOL 4.8

      Materials, Resources, and Activities

              Daily Oral Language transparencies

              Graphic Organizers
                     Writer’s Express – pages 333-336 and page 355

              DOE Curriculum Framework Essential Knowledge – Grade 4

              Standards of Learning Enhanced Scope and Sequence Plus

              World of Language 4

              Rockingham County Public Schools Word Study Guide

              Everyday Spelling Grade 4

              Writer’s Express Handbook

              Writer’s Express Skillsbook

              Word Journeys

              Words Their Way


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      All Sorts of Sorts I and II

      Weekly Practice Activities

      Trial Tests

      Final Tests

      Application in Writing

Assessments

      Daily Oral Language Weekly Paragraph

      FCA mastery on Type IV papers

      Domain scored papers

      Writer’s Express Skillsbook

      Cornerstone Language lessons

      Word Study notebooks

      Weekly Spelling Test using blind sort method

      Student Practice Activities




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                           FOURTH GRADE WRITING
                               5th SIX WEEKS
Writing Content – 30%

      -Writes daily in a journal or content-related log (Types I, II, III)
      -Writes two explanations consisting of several paragraphs and one
             poem to place in the Collins folder (Types IV and V)

Teachers must have students write four personal narratives and four
explanations for the Portfolio. The modes may be scattered throughout the year
in a different format. Teachers may refer to Writer’s Express for FCAs and
format.

Benchmark Writing Process Standards of Learning
                      (new for the six weeks – check off skills as taught)


No new Writing Standards or Learning are taught during the fifth six weeks.


Benchmark Writing Process Standards of Learning
   (taught previous six weeks – continue to review - check off skills as reviewed – underline
                            indicates DOE Blueprints emphasis )

_____ 4.7       Write effective narratives, poems, and explanations

_____ 4.7 a     Focus on one aspect of a topic

_____ 4.7 b     Develop a plan for writing

_____ 4.7 c     Organize writing to convey a central idea

_____ 4.7 d     Write several related paragraphs on the same topic

_____ 4.7 e     Utilize elements of style, including word choice and sentence
                variation

_____ 4.7 f     Write rhymed, unrhymed, and patterned poetry

_____ 4.7 g     Use available technology

_____ 4.8       Edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, spelling,
                punctuation, and sentence structure

_____ 4.8 a     Use subject-verb agreement

_____ 4.8 b     Include prepositional phrases

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_____ 4.8 c    Eliminate double negatives

_____ 4.8 d    Use noun-pronoun agreement

_____ 4.8 e    Use commas in a series, dates, and addresses

_____ 4.8 f    Incorporate adjectives and adverbs

_____ 4.8 g    Use the articles a, an, and the correctly



Fourth Grade Handwriting Benchmarks

_____ Write legibly in cursive

_____ Form letters correctly in cursive




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                         PACING GUIDE – WRITING

Suggested Activities for Continue Review of Previous Six Weeks SOLs

SOL 4.7

     Resources, Materials, and Activities

             Write two explanations and one poem

             Write one prompted writing

             5 minute Free Write each day

             Refer two “Choosing FCAs” section of the Essential Diet

             Writer’s Express – pages 239-249

             World of Language – pages 128-147

             Developing an Effective Writing Program in the Elementary Grades

             DOE Curriculum Framework Essential Knowledge 4

             Standards of Learning Enhanced Scope and Sequence Plus

     Assessments

             Daily Oral Language Weekly Paragraph

             FCA mastery on Type IV papers

             Domain scored papers

             Writer’s Express Skillsbook

             Cornerstone Language lessons

SOL 4.8
     Materials, Resources, and Activities

             Daily Oral Language transparencies

             Graphic organizers
                    Writer’s Express – pages 333-336 and page 355

             DOE Curriculum Framework Essential Knowledge – Grade 4

             Standards of Learning Enhanced Scope and Sequence Plus

             World of Language 4

             Rockingham County Public Schools Word Study Guide


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      Everyday Spelling Grade 4

      Writer’s Express Handbook

      Writer’s Express Skillsbook

      Word Journeys

      Words Their Way

      All Sorts of Sorts I and II

      Weekly Practice Activities

      Trial Tests

      Final Tests

      Application in Writing

Assessments

      Daily Oral Language Weekly Paragraph

      FCA mastery on Type IV papers

      Domain scored papers

      Writer’s Express Skillsbook

      Cornerstone Language lessons

      Word Study notebooks

      Weekly Spelling Test using blind sort method

      Student Practice Activities




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                   FOURTH GRADE ORAL LANGUAGE
                           5th SIX WEEKS

Benchmark Oral Language Standards of Learning
                      (new for the six weeks - check off skills as taught)


No new Oral Language Standards are taught during the fifth six weeks.



Benchmark Oral Language Standards of Learning
        (taught previous six weeks – continue to review - check off skills as reviewed)

_____ 4.1      Use effective oral communication skills in a variety of settings

_____ 4.1 a    Present accurate directions to individuals and small groups

_____ 4.1 b    Contribute to group discussions

_____ 4.1 c    Seek ideas and opinions of others

_____ 4.1 d    Use evidence to support opinions

_____ 4.1 e    Use grammatically correct language and specific vocabulary
               to communicate ideas

_____ 4.2      Make and listen to oral presentations and reports

_____ 4.2 a    Use subject-related information and vocabulary

_____ 4.2 b    Listen to and record information

_____ 4.2 c    Organize information for clarity




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                  PACING GUIDE – ORAL LANGUAGE
Suggested Activities for Continued Review of Previous Six Weeks SOLs

SOL 4.1

     Resources, Materials, and Activities

             Reading Group discussions

             Share explanation papers

             DOE Curriculum Framework Essential Knowledge 4

             Standards of Learning Enhanced Scope and Sequence Plus

     Assessments

             Student-Teacher Observations

             Assessment Rubrics

SOL 4.2
     Resources, Materials, and Activities

             Learn and recite a favorite poem

             Student original poems

             DOE Curriculum Framework Essential Knowledge – Grade 4

             Standards of Learning Enhanced Scope and Sequence Plus

     Assessments

             Student-Teacher Observations

             Assessment Rubrics




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