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- These fourth grade digital passages and graphic organizers are all standards-based activities for students to use when focusing on literature and informational standards. These are made for Google Classroom, and they all come as Google Slides. These passages and graphic organizers cover the RL and R$32.00$48.00Save $16.00
These passages are standards-based activities for students to use when focusing on or nonfiction standards. These are perfect for Google Classroom and they're made in Google Slides! Students will read the standards-based passages, annotate their text, then answer comprehension questions about the text and the standard. They are all Common-Core standards-based passages for fourth grade students. There are a total of 55 passages for fourth graders to use with informational, or nonfiction texts.
Keep in mind that these graphic organizers and passages are a digital version of the resources that come from my non-digital ELA units. They've been reformatted so that they work in Google Classroom. If you want lesson plans and the full units, follow the link (non-digital ELA units) to shop the full units that also come with the digital links.
These texts have been professionally leveled by Lexile. The scores are in the top right-hand corner of each passage.
- RI4.1- Inferences and Details- 7 passages
- RI4.2- Main Idea and Details- 8 passages
- RI4.3- Making Connections- 8 passages
- RI4.4- Unknown Words and Context Clues- 7 passages
- RI4.5- Text Structures- 6 passages
- RI4.6- Differing Accounts- 6 passages
- RI4.7- Images in a Text- 6 passages
- RI4.8- Author's Reasons- 5 passages
- RI4.9- Comparing and Contrasting Two Texts- 8 passages [4 sets of passages]
When you purchase this bundle, you will receive a PDF handout. This handout will have links to the 8 different ELA standards sets.
You can choose how you'd like to use these graphic organizers...
- Copy the specific slide you need and share it with your students.
- Share the entire presentation for them to fill out by a certain date or for use when they are reading independently.
- Create a graphic organizer folder for your students to access whichever ones they want/need.
Here is a list of titles/topics covered in each unit (with Lexile levels)...
- Into the Depths- 870L
- Fire Safety- 800L
- Patriot Day- 980L
- Harsh Desert Causes Change- 890L
- Baseball's Beginnings- 970L
- Avalanches- 990L
- Anne Frank- 1010L
- What's Energy- 910L
- Owen and Mzee- 880L
- States of Matter- 890L
- Early Colonists- 740L
- Branches of Government- 970L
- Marathon Runners- 1050L
- Sun Safety- 1040L
- Sculpted by Nature- 1160L
- A Beautiful Transformation- 870L
- Sound Can Break Glass?- 890L
- Voting Rights for Women- 930L
- The Water Cycle- 1010L
- Sloths- 1080L
- Text by Telegraph- 1030L
- A Magical Author- 1060L
- Making Macarons- 950L
- The Moon's Phases- 980L
- Western Expansion- 930L
- Curious Albert- 940L
- Bending and Bouncing Light- 920L
- Camouflage- 1060L
- Renewable Energy- 1020L
- Kid President- 1060L
- Silly Slime- 860L
- George Washington- 950L
- Stormed by Water- 990L
- Overcoming the Odds- 1000L
- Marsupials- 1100L
- Leaves and Needles- 1040L
- Olympic Gymnast- 800L
- Back to School- 900L
- The Great Chicago Fire- 1040L
- Technical Difficulties- 880L
- The Unsinkable Ship- 1010L
- The Boston Marathon- 970L
- Our Changing Earth 1- 890L
- Our Changing Earth 2- 910L
- A Balanced Diet- 950L
- Seasons- 990L & 670L
- Boston Tea Party- 1020L
- Heat Transfer- 930L
- One Hour of Play, Every Day- 960L
- Device Free Dinners- 930L
- Bag Ban- 1020L
- Chores- 1000L
- From Shopping to Shipping- 1050L
- States of Matter (930L) & Heat Transfer (930L)
- Forests (960L) & Deforestation (970L)
- Louisiana Purchase (1140L) & Lewis and Clark (1100L)
- Arctic (1020L) & Antarctica (980L)
Common Core Reading Informational Standards Included:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.1- Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.2- Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.3- Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.4- Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.5- Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.6- Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.7- Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.8- Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.9- Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
Members, please read: This unit is already included in the Elementary Nest ELA Membership. If you are a member, no need to purchase. You already have access to this!