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Grade 4

Language Arts

In Language Arts Grade 4, students will engage in a variety of topics as they explore the world of reading and writing. Students will put their skills to work as they learn all about word construction, cursive writing, spelling, context clues, vocabulary, reading comprehension, grammar, and the writing process. They will write narratives, informational, and opinion essays. In this course, students will participate in engaging lessons that include interactives, informational and literature texts, graphic organizers, videos, and various practice activities. Topics vary from women in space to fairy tales and myths. Students will have the opportunity to investigate animals in the jungle, solve a mystery using context clues, and travel around the world in this rainforest-themed course.

Major Topics and Concepts

  • Use context clues to read and determine the meaning of unknown words phrases
  • Use strategies to spell words correctly
  • Use legible cursive writing
  • Use story details to make inferences and explain what the text says explicitly
  • Use story details to describe a character, setting, or event
  • Use story details to determine the theme
  • Use common, proper, and plural nouns correctly when writing
  • Understand the contexts for formal and informal language
  • Use strong verbs to add more detail
  • Use verbs correctly when writing
  • Use the writing process to write an informative, narrative, and opinion essay
  • Use evidence from the text to determine the main idea
  • Explain events, concepts, and procedures in historical, scientific, and technical texts
  • Use relative pronouns correctly when writing
  • Identify subjects and predicates and use them correctly when writing
  • Use commas correctly when writing
  • Use evidence to make inferences and explain what the text says explicitly
  • Use evidence from the text to summarize and determine the main idea
  • Explain events, concepts, and procedures in historical, scientific, and technical texts
  • Describe the overall structure of a text or part of a text
  • Use the progressive verb tense correctly when writing
  • Use irregular verbs correctly when writing
  • Use apostrophes correctly when forming contractions
  • Understand the meaning of adages and proverbs
  • Recognize and use homophones correctly
  • Compare and contrast themes, topics, and patterns of events in traditional literature
  • Make connections between the text and a visual representation of that text
  • Use details to determine the theme of a poem
  • Use compound and complex sentences correctly when writing
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