Reading Warm-ups - Grade 4

Reading Warm-ups - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Grade 4
Reading Warm-ups - Grade 4
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Reading Warm-ups – Grade 4 is a set of 104 short reading passages coupled with four or more multiple choice questions that assess student knowledge and performance on grade four reading objectives. Each individual warm-up is designed to be used as a short daily reading practice. Students read a passage and answer questions based on the passage. Fiction (stories, poems, letters, journal entry, reports, plays), nonfiction (informational, expository, how-to, newspaper articles, advertisements, flyers, magazine articles), literary nonfiction and paired passages such as a story and a story, an expository passage and a poem, two letters, two literary nonfiction passages, and a story paired with an advertisement are found among the passages, too.

These same passages and questions also appear in these Grade 4 products: Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! #1, 2, 3, 4, and 5; Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! - Fiction #1 and 2; Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! – Nonfiction/Procedural; and Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! – Poetry/Literary Nonfiction. Be careful not to duplicate your purchases.

An answer key and a matrix of reading objectives showing which passages include which objectives and for which questions are provided.

Reading objectives assessed in the questions following the passages include:

- Word Meaning
- Summarizing
- Inferencing
- Making Connections
- Literary Nonfiction
- Plot
- Text Features
- Characterization
- Compare / Contrast
- Sequencing Events
- Drama
- Poetry / Imagery
- Point of View
- Theme / Lesson
- Sensory Language
- Visual Features
- Fact/Opinion
- Main Idea/Details
- Text Structure
- Drawing Conclusions

These warm-ups 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 warm-ups can be assigned as homework and checked in class the next day. Several warm-ups can be put together as a mini-test.

Table of Contents

- 4.1 – Fiction – Story – “The Catch”
- 4.2 – Nonfiction – Persuasive – “Organize Your Computer Now!”
- 4.3 – Fiction – Letter – “Palm Valley Elementary School”
- 4.4 – Fiction – Journal – “Journal”
- 4.5 – Fiction – Story – “The Pool”
- 4.6 – Paired – Fiction/Fiction – Story/Story – “Eric” / “Miguel’
- 4.7 – Paired – Nonfiction/Fiction – Expository/Poem – “Some Things Are
Amazing” / “The Web”
- 4.8 – Paired – Fiction/Nonfiction – Report/Newspaper – “Jomana’s Report
About Field Day” / “Field Day a Huge Success”
- 4.9 – Nonfiction – Expository – “The Armadillo”
- 4.10 – Fiction – Story – “Fatima”
- 4.11 – Paired – Fiction/Fiction – Letter/Letter – “Letter from Henry” / “Letter
from Samuel”
- 4.12 – Fiction – Story – “The Garage”
- 4.13 – Nonfiction – Informational – Flyer – “Kites at the Park”
- 4.14 – Fiction – Story – “The Mystery Archer”
- 4.15 – Fiction – Story – “Grandfather”
- 4.16 – Literary Nonfiction – “A Way West”
- 4.17 – Fiction – Story – “Cooking”
- 4.18 – Nonfiction – Expository – “A Great Pride”
- 4.19 – Fiction – Story – “Bowling”
- 4.20 – Fiction – Story – “Blackberries”
- 4.21 – Nonfiction – Advertisement – “Contest!”
- 4.22 – Fiction – Story – “Bird”
- 4.23 – Fiction – Paired Passages – Letters
- 4.24 – Fiction – Poem – “Snow Day”
- 4.25 – Fiction – Poem – “The Changing Tide”
- 4.26 – Fiction – Poem – “A Constant Worker”
- 4.27 – Nonfiction – How-to – “Doghouse”
- 4.28 – Fiction - Story - “The Dragon”
- 4.29 – Literary Nonfiction – Paired – “Davy Crockett” / “Coming Home”
- 4.30 – Fiction – Story – “The Garage”
- 4.31 – Fiction – Story – “Grandpa”
- 4.32 – Fiction – Story – “Waiting”
- 4.33 – Nonfiction – Informational – Flyer – “The Campout”
- 4.34 – Literary Nonfiction – Paired – “I am Sacagawea” / “A Long Lost Brother”
- 4.35 – Fiction – Story – “Two Armies”
- 4.36 – Fiction – Story – “The Letter”
- 4.37 – Nonfiction – Advertisement – “A New Shower”
- 4.38 – Fiction – Journal – “The Vacation”
- 4.39 – Nonfiction – Newspaper – “Fire Threatens Town”
- 4.40 – Fiction – Story – “Bedtime”
- 4.41 – Fiction – Drama – “Prince Malcolm”
- 4.42 – Fiction – Poem – “Up, Up and Away”
- 4.43 – Fiction – Poem – “Traffic”
- 4.44 – Paired - Nonfiction – Expository / Fiction – Story – “Thieves on the High
Seas” / “Ahoy, Matey!”
- 4.45 – Fiction – Story – “The Yard Sale”
- 4.46 – Fiction – Story – “The Clearing”
- 4.47 – Fiction – Story – “Help”
- 4.48 – Paired – Literary Nonfiction – “Sam Houston” / “Sam Houston’s Father”
- 4.49 – Paired – Fiction – Story – “Melanie” / “Victoria”
- 4.50 – Fiction – Story – “The Batter”
- 4.51 – Nonfiction – Newspaper – “The Spring Fine Arts Fair”
- 4.52 – Fiction – Story – “The Meal”
- 4.53 – Paired - Nonfiction – Magazine – Report – “Pat Jacobs” / “My Report
About Pat Jacobs”
- 4.54 – Fiction – Story – “The Newspaper”
- 4.55 – Fiction – Letter – “Lockers”
- 4.56 – Paired – Literary Nonfiction – “Lady Bird Johnson” / “A Clear Message”
- 4.57 – Fiction – Drama – “Owl”
- 4.58 – Fiction – Story – “The Clock Maker”
- 4.59 – Fiction – Story – “The Accident”
- 4.60 – Fiction – Story – “The Canoe”
- 4.61 – Paired - Fiction – Story / Nonfiction – Ad – “What a Mess!” / “We Can
Help!”
- 4.62 – Nonfiction – Expository – “A Place Down Under”
- 4.63 – Fiction – Story – “A Village Favorite”
- 4.64 – Fiction - Story - “New Student”
- 4.65 – Fiction – Drama – “How Hot Is It?”
- 4.66 – Nonfiction – Expository – “Gas Too High!”
- 4.67 – Fiction – Story – “Late?”
- 4.68 – Fiction – Journal – “The Dog”
- 4.69 – Fiction - Story - “Box Kite”
- 4.70 – Fiction – Story – “First Day of Summer Vacation”
- 4.71 – Nonfiction – Ad – “Honey Corn Snacks”
- 4.72 – Nonfiction – Expository – “Muscles”
- 4.73 – Fiction – Story – “The Baton”
- 4.74 – Paired – Nonfiction – Expository / Fiction – Poem – “Look What’s On
Your Feet!” / “Shoes”
- 4.75 – Fiction – Poem – “A Penny in the Well”
- 4.76 – Fiction – Poem – “Goodbye to Mom, Goodbye to Dad”
- 4.77 – Nonfiction – How-to – “Something to Do”
- 4.78 – Nonfiction – How-to – “A Helping Hand on Your Diet”
- 4.79 – Nonfiction – Informational – “Five Ways to Get Fit”
- 4.80 – Paired – Literary Nonfiction – “Opposite Ends of the Earth” / “The South
Pole”
- 4.81 – Paired – Literary Nonfiction – “Abraham Lincoln” / “Reading”
- 4.82 – Fiction – Drama – “Morning”
- 4.83 – Fiction – Drama – “Marbles”
- 4.84 – Nonfiction – Informational – “Beginning to Run as Exercise”
- 4.85 – Fiction – Story – “The Ball Game”
- 4.86 – Paired - Literary Nonfiction – “Rachel Carson” / “A Special Letter”
- 4.87 – Paired - Fiction – Story – “Riding the Wind” / Diary - “Diary of a Balloon
Pilot”
- 4.88 – Nonfiction – Expository/Procedural – “Telling Time with the Sun”
- 4.89 – Fiction – Story – “Funny Tiger”
- 4.90 – Paired - Literary Nonfiction – “My Name is Sacagawea” / “A Brother”
- 4.91 – Fiction – Story – “Nothing to Do”
- 4.92 – Paired - Nonfiction / Fiction – Expository – “Sea Turtles” / Story –
“Babies”
- 4.93 – Paired - Fiction / Literary Nonfiction – Journal – “Moving to Oregon” /
Autobiography – “Just Settled In”
- 4.94 – Fiction – Poem – “The Flight”
- 4.95 – Fiction – Story – “A New World Record”
- 4.96 – Nonfiction – Procedural – “A Cardboard Picture Frame”
- 4.97 – Paired - Nonfiction – Autobiography – “My Life of Wonder” / Biography –
“Drawings”
- 4.98 – Nonfiction – Expository – “The Grand Canyon”
- 4.99 – Fiction – Story – “Hard Times”
- 4.100 – Fiction – Drama – Play – “Blast Off!”
- 4.101 – Fiction – Drama – Play – “A Night Under the Stars”
- 4.102 – Paired - Nonfiction / Fiction – Expository – “Conestoga Wagons” / Story
– “Wagon Train”
- 4.103 – Fiction – Poem – “What’s On My Feet?”
- 4.104 – Fiction – Poem – “Wake Up!”


Total Pages
434 pages
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1 Year
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