This test is to assess comprehension after reading the story "The Case of the Gasping Garbage." The test includes a section in which students are asked to match the story's vocabulary words and definitions, a section in which students match the main characters with their descriptions, and several s
Vocabulary, Comprehension and Written Test ALL IN ONE!This file includes both multiple choice and open-ended questions for ALL 8 CHAPTERS of The Case of the Gasping Garbage.Can be used with ReadyGen or any other curriculum that uses this text.Encourages TAG and using text evidence to complete writte
The Case of the Gasping Garbage
This resource kit was created to supplement Scott Foresman, Reading Street. Included you will find the following:
Realistic Fiction Poster
Comprehension Skill/Strategy Poster
Story Title Poster
Practice Spelling Words in cursive (3 pages)
These 30 tests were designed to meet the rigor required of today’s classrooms with four parts of varying degrees of depth of knowledge. The tests follow the Reading Street 4th grade series (2013), but they are labeled as sets rather than story titles. This title change was purposeful to allow spell
Student sheets & Close Reading questions for Unit 4 Week 1 The Case of the Gasping Garbage, Pearson Common Core 2013
If you are:
-unsure how to teach close reading using Common Core Standards along with the main selection
want your students to start have more accountability while they read
I created some materials to go with our reading series text "The Case of the Gasping Garbage" from the Reading Street 4th grade textbook by Scott Foresman.
I normally give students a spelling/vocabulary sheet on the Friday before the week we start the story to get students familiar with the words.
*Recently updated!* Learning spelling words doesn't have to be boring! These spelling and vocabulary puzzles and activities that go along with the Reading Street Story "The Case of the Gasping Garbage" give students several opportunities to practice the spelling words in a variety of fun ways to rea
This bundle contains over 70 pages of differentiated work for The Case of the Gasping Garbage Can (Scott Foresman Reading Street).
The skills packet contains:
5 pages using vocabulary words
10 spelling pages
2 grammar pages
9 reading skills pages (including predictions, comprehension, sequencing, a
This is meant to be a companion guide to the Reading Street story,
The Case of the Gasping Garbage. After teaching in a Title I school in a sheltered instruction classroom for English Second Language students, we are never satisfied with the resources they have for our low SES and ESL students. T
This is an editable take home paper for the students to study. It goes along with the tests that will be given on Friday. It is a great study guide for the students to get each week.
Question of the Week
Reading Street 4th grade
The Case of the G
These questions will assess your students' understanding of the story, "The Case of the Gasping Garbage." Some of the questions are basic comprehension and text evidence questions. Some questions are in multiple choice format, short answers, and written response. The page numbers that accompany eac
This lesson plan goes with the Sleuth magazine component of the new reading series, Reading Street, by Pearson. The article referenced is not included in this download.
Included in this download are the Sleuth Lesson Plan, Student Note-taking sheet, Writing Graphic Organizer, and Exemplar Written R
Vocabulary Tests for Fourth Grade Imagine It Units 4 - 6
4.1: The Scientific Method
4.3: The Case of the Gasping Garbage
4.4: How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning
4.5: How Fast Do You Eat Your Ice Cream?
5.1: The Golden Spike
5.2: John Henry Races the Steam Drill
This vocabulary practice goes over the words they will see on the Selection Test. Great to use as a quick check to know what words students may need extra review on. All on Google slide- so can be used for distance learning or in the classroom without collecting papers!
This is a PowerPoint that I created to help engage my students during our Reading Street time. They are great for Days #1 and #2 (that is the primary focus), but are easy to reuse throughout the week to review. This one also includes an extra slide (than usual) of 2 Word Analysis review questions to
This line plot activity can be used with the book The Case of the Gasping Garbage, a unit on tadpoles or just to practice line plots.
In chapter 5, science detective, Nell Fossey, is called away from measuring her tadpoles and collecting data. Students then finish her line plot and answer questions
Looking for writing companions for The Case of the Gasping Garbage?
This packet includes 2 Constructed Response writing assignments for The Case of the Gasping Garbage!
Prompts are Common Core aligned.Perfect for Test PrepBoth prompts encourage students to use text evidence to support response.