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Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 4

Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 - Grade 4
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Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #5 – Passages and Questions -Grade 4 is a set of twenty short reading exercises from a variety of genres coupled with five or more multiple choice questions of corresponding reading objectives that assess student knowledge and performance. Each individual exercise is designed to be used as a short, daily reading activity to help students review and practice grade four reading objectives. Students read a passage or a set of paired passages and answer questions based on the passage(s). A mixture of fiction and nonfiction passages is included.

Reading objectives assessed in the questions following the passages include:
- Word Meaning
- Summarizing
- Inferencing
- Sequencing Events
- Literary Nonfiction
- Plot
- Drama
- Characterization
- Text Features
- Poetry
- Point of View
- Theme
- Sensory Language
- Visual Features
- Fact/Opinion
- Main Idea/Details
- Text Structure
- Making Connections
- Comparing / Contrasting

This chart shows the type of genre and title for each passage included in this blast:
- 4.1 – Fiction – Story – “The Ball Game”
- 4.2 – Literary Nonfiction – Paired Passages – “Rachel Carson” / “A Special Letter”
- 4.3 – Fiction – Paired Passages –Story – “Riding the Wind” / Diary - “Diary of a Balloon Pilot”
- 4.4 – Nonfiction – Expository/Procedural – “Telling Time with the Sun”
- 4.5 – Fiction – Story – “Funny Tiger”
- 4.6 – Literary Nonfiction – Paired Passages – “My Name is Sacagawea” / “A Brother”
- 4.7 – Fiction – Story – “Nothing to Do”
- 4.8 – Nonfiction / Fiction – Paired Passages – Expository – “Sea Turtles” / Story – “Babies”
- 4.9 – Fiction / Literary Nonfiction – Paired Passages – Journal – “Moving to Oregon” / Autobiography – “Just Settled In”
- 4.10 – Fiction – Poem – “The Flight”
- 4.11 – Fiction – Story – “A New World Record”
- 4.12 – Nonfiction – Procedural – “A Cardboard Picture Frame”
- 4.13 – Nonfiction – Paired Passages – Autobiography – “My Life of Wonder” / Biography – “Drawings”
- 4.14 – Nonfiction – Expository – “The Grand Canyon”
- 4.15 – Fiction – Story – “Hard Times”
- 4.16 – Fiction – Drama – Play – “Blast Off!”
- 4.17 – Fiction – Drama – Play – “A Night Under the Stars”
- 4.18 – Nonfiction / Fiction – Paired Passages – Expository – “Conestoga Wagons” / Story – “Wagon Train”
- 4.19 – Fiction – Poem – “What’s On My Feet?”
- 4.20 – Fiction – Poem – “Wake Up!”

These blasts can be used in a variety of ways. You may have your students read the passage and answer the questions in class. The answers can be checked in class and discussed immediately. The blasts can be assigned as homework and checked in class the next day. Several blasts can be put together as a mini-test.
Total Pages
107 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 month
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