Storytown 4th Grade Theme 1-6 Full Year Resources

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Storytown 4th Grade Theme 1-6 Full Year Supplemental Materials : This bundle contains a variety of activities for each lesson in Themes 1,2,3,4,5, and 6 from the fourth grade STORYTOWN book. These activities are designed to teach, re-teach, practice, or assess the lessons taught in these themes. All of the lessons from themes 1 through 6 are included in this bundle. This product aligns with the 2008 version.

Included in this packet is the following:

Theme 1 – Facing Challenges

• Lesson 1-“The Hot and Cold Summer” , “Secret Talk”
• Lesson 2- “Mighty Jackie: The Strike-Out Queen”, “The New Kid”
• Lesson 3- “Danitra Brown Leaves Town ”, “Summertime Star Parties”
• Lesson 4- “ Kai’s Journey to Gold Mountain” , “The Japanese Sister”
• Lesson 5- “Pedro Puts On a Play” , “Raul’s After-School Snack”

Theme 2 – Getting the Job Done

• Lesson 6- “One the Banks of Plum Creek”, “Surviving on the Prairies”
• Lesson7- “Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World”, “Home on the Range”, “Hats Off of the Cowboy”
• Lesson 8- “Three Little Cyberpigs” , “The Three Little Pigs Revisited”
• Lesson 9- “ Weaving a California Tradition” , “Wonder Weaver”
• Lesson 10 - “Emerald’s Eggs” , “Reading a Textbook: Local Governments”

Theme 3- Natural Changes

• Lesson 11- “Mimicry and Camouflage”, “Lizards, Frogs, and Polliwogs”
• Lesson 12- “Mountains”, “To the Top of the World”
• Lesson 13- “ Fire Storm” , “Flame Busters”
• Lesson 14- “The Stranger”, “A Place in the Sun”
• Lesson 15- “The Adventurers” ,“Reading Nonfiction: Icebergs: Floating Snow Cones”

Theme 4 – Imagination at Work

• Lesson 16-“So You Want to be an Inventor?” , “Make a Movie Machine”
• Lesson 17- “Just Like Me”, “I Am an Artist”
• Lesson 18- “Hewitt Anderson’s Great Big Life ”, “The Little Fly and the Great Moose”
• Lesson 19- “ Juan Verdades: The Man Who Couldn’t Tell a Lie” , “Hard Cheese”
• Lesson 20- “The Case of the Too-Hot Apple Cider” , “Reading a Biography: Sequoyah’s Talking Leaves”

Theme 5 – A New Home

• Lesson 21- “Because of Winn-Dixie”, “Decoding Dog Speak”
• Lesson 22- “My Diary from Here to There”, “Moving”, “There’s an Orange Tree Out There”
• Lesson 23- “The Cricket in Times Square” , “Cricket Thermometer”
• Lesson 24- “ Mangrove Wilderness” , “Mangrove”
• Lesson 25 - “Welcome to Chinatown!” , “Reading Fiction: Amelia’s Garden”

Theme 6- Exploring Our World

• Lesson 26- “Dragons and Dinosaurs”, “Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp”
• Lesson 27- “Grand Canyon: A Trail Through Time”, “The Rock Cycle”
• Lesson 28- “ The Bunyans” , “Mammoth Cave National Park”
• Lesson 29- “John Muir and Stickeen: An Icy Adventure with a No-Good Dog”, “John Muir: Extreme Explorer”
• Lesson 30- “Discovering the Atocha” ,“Reading a Textbook: Producers and Consumers”

Included for each lesson’s anthologies are the following:

• Crossword Puzzles( Vocabulary Development)
• Answer Keys for Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Word Banks for Crossword Puzzles (Vocabulary Development)
• CLOZE (fill in the blank) worksheets (Vocabulary Development)
• Writing Templates (Stationary) associated with each story and skill being taught such as “Personal Narrative, Persuasive Essays, Summaries, Poetry, etc.
• Task Cards or grammar worksheets in some lessons
• Common Core Essential Questions in some lessons

Here is some more description and detail for some of the content that is included in this packet:

Writing Templates-

We have developed writing “templates” for many of the writing opportunities found within these lessons. In our classrooms we use these writing templates in a variety of ways. They can be used for assessment to monitor student development in all areas of vocabulary and writing. We also use these pieces of student writing for the bulletin boards in the classroom to always have current student writing shown tied directly to the current anthology or lesson you are teaching. These pieces of writing can also be saved for a writing portfolio to show writing progress on various genres of student writing as they grow throughout the year, and shown at Open House.

Grammar and Word Work-

We have developed worksheet activities to practice some of the grammar skills taught within each theme. These worksheets can also be used for assessment purposes.

Essential Questions-

We have developed a variety of “Essential Questions” for the passages to promote higher level thinking, citing examples and evidence, and align with Common Core Practices.

Each product in this bundle can be purchased separately but purchased together are a great value.

If you like this product, please check back soon as we will be posting new products in the near future. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will promptly help you. Thank you!

The Teacher Team

Please click on the titles below to view each product individually:

Storytown 4th Grade Theme 1 "Facing Challenges" Supplemental Materials

Storytown 4th Grade "Getting the Job Done" Supplemental Materials

Storytown 4th Grade Theme 3 "Natural Changes" Supplemental Materials

Storytown 4th Grade Theme 4 “Imagination at Work” Supplemental Materials

Storytown 4th Grade Theme 5 “A New Home” Supplemental Materials

Storytown 4th Grade Theme 6 “Exploring Our World” Supplemental Materials

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Storytown 4th Grade Theme 1-6 Full Year Resources
Storytown 4th Grade Theme 1-6 Full Year Resources
Storytown 4th Grade Theme 1-6 Full Year Resources
Storytown 4th Grade Theme 1-6 Full Year Resources