Your fourth grade students can learn about the same topic—while reading at their own level! The all-new Nonfiction Reading Practice guides students in reading and understanding nonfiction texts with articles that span the curriculum, helping to boost students’ knowledge and comprehension across subject areas.
The leveled reading selections on the same topic and the supporting activities help you accommodate students’ varied reading abilities within one class.
Every unit includes:
3 levels of nonfiction reading selections on the same topic
Text-based comprehension questions (multiple choice and open-ended)
Words to Know lists with vocabulary for each reading selection
Visual literacy page to enrich learning and support focused discussions
Text-based writing prompt and a writing form
The 17 units of nonfiction reading selections cover these 4th grade topics:
Social Studies: Unbreakable Code; Taxes and Spending; Floating Continents; Labor Unions; Spanish Conquistador
Science/Health: Tsunami; Electrical Energy and Sound; Natural Resources; Dr. Virginia Apgar; Hunting for Fossils
Mathematics: Structural Engineers; Symmetry
Technology: Elijah McCoy, Inventor; The Space Race: 1960s
The Arts: Vietnam Veterans Memorial; Ludwig van Beethoven; Agnes de Mille
Nonfiction Reading Practice is a completely revised edition of a long-time favorite. It’s sure to be your favorite supplemental reading resource for facilitating reading groups and creating an inclusive reading environment!
Plus, with the help of the writing form, you’ll have writing samples for every student to display in your classroom.
This resource can be used to support English language learners, Tier 2, and Tier 3 (content vocabulary).