This bundle aligns with Journeys Fourth Grade Units 1 - 6, 2011 version. A whole year's worth of vocabulary practice!
It contains fourth Grade CLOZE (fill in the blank) worksheets to teach, re-teach, practice, or assess vocabulary in the fourth grade Journeys anthologies from units 1 through 6 (all units for the entire year- each unit and story are listed below)
. Also included is the corresponding answer key for each worksheet.
When we developed these worksheets we used all of the key vocabulary words and some supplemental words. Some of the words were used within the context of each story, and some of the words we used outside of the story’s context to challenge the students and their understanding of each word’s definition. Vocabulary development is a key focus area in the new Common Core Standards, because students must increase their knowledge of academic language by growing their vocabulary. These worksheets align with the Common Core Standards for Language Arts under Language: Conventions, effective use and vocabulary, understanding words and their relationships, and acquisition of new vocabulary. We included the key vocabulary words from the following anthologies:
Unit 1 – Reaching Out: “Because of Winn-Dixie” , “My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr”, “How Tia Lola Came to Stay”, “The Power of W.O.W.!”, “Stormalong”
Unit 2 – Do You Know What I Mean?: “Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude”, “Coming Distractions: Questioning Movies”, “Me and Uncle Romie”, “ Dear Mr. Winston”, “Jose! Born to Dance”
Unit 3- Natural Encounters: “The Screech Owl Who Liked Television”, “The Earth Dragon Awakes”, “ Antarctic Journal: Four Months at the Bottom of the World” Lesson 14 “The Life and Times of the Ant”, “Ecology for Kids”
Unit 4 – Never Give Up!: “Riding Freedom”, “The Right Dog for the Job: Ira’s Path from Service Dog to Guide Dog”, “Moon Runner”, “ Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez”, “Sacagawea”
Unit 5 – Change Is All Around: “The World According to Humphrey”, “I Could Do That! Esther Morris Gets the Vote”, “The Ever-Living Tree: The Life and Times of a Coast Redwood”, “ Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship”, “The Fun They Had”
Unit 6- Paths to Discovery: “The Girl Who Loved Spiders”, “Amphibian Alert!”, “Museums: Worlds of Wonder”, “Save Timber Woods!”, “Mystery at Reed’s Pond”
These worksheets are also included within our Journeys Unit Products.
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