This is the April Packet for 4th Grade!
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High interest passages about April Fools Day, Recycled Items, Biographies, the Titanic and so much more!!!
All of the following excerpts, charts, passages and diagrams are associated with either a variety of multiple choice reading comprehension questions, open-response questions, student inquiry, both short and long answer questions or a combination of strategies.
Students will get acquainted with taking complex-question assessments. Use for; weekly assessments, pre-assessment, post-assessment, progress monitoring, and whatever else you have in mind!
Questions involve; close reading, using context clues, inference, poetry elements, plot, characterization, analytical reading, comprehension, reading for meaning, vocabulary and so much more!
April Packet Includes:
1. Biography – Leonardo da Vinci
-Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, synonyms, drawing conclusions, characterizing using details from the text
2. Biography – Hans Christian Andersen
-Key Elements: Close read, genre, structure, demeanor
3. Nonfiction – Real News or Prank
4. Nonfiction – Excerpts Real News or Prank
-Key Elements: Close read, inference, understanding text
5. Poem - Paul Revere’s Ride
-Key Elements: Poetic elements, close read of poetry, understanding poetic lines, deciphering meaning, citing evidence, prose summary, understanding illustrations
6. Poem – The Arrow and the Song
-Key Elements: Poetic elements, close read, synonyms, deciphering meaning, point of view, symbols
- PLUS - Extra Activity - Illustrate
7. Fiction – An excerpt from The Ugly Duckling
-Key Elements: Close read, descriptions, character traits, context clues, setting, the behavior of bullying, understanding illustrations
8. Nonfiction – Bunny Craft
-Key Elements: Identifyign purpose, inference following directions, understanding steps and procedures
9. Fiction – An excerpt from Rose
-Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, synonyms, moral character, personality
10. Nonfiction – Totally Awesome Recycled Products
-Key Elements: Close read, inference, compare/contrast
11. Nonfiction - The Titanic
-Key Elements: Close read, deciphering meaning, understanding nonfiction, understanding illustrations, structure, main idea
PLUS - 2 Extra Activities - Nonfiction Concepts and Building a Timeline.
*PLEASE NOTE: If you are purchasing packets for 4th and 5th grade they are VERY similar in passages/questions. Because Common Core groups 4/5 together, I have created my packets accordingly. Please email me with any questions before you purchase the same packet in these two grades.
Resources, Literature, Answer Key, Lexile levels and Common Core standards ALL INCLUDED!!!
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