RF.4.4a

Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.

 
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All About Adjectives

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Number the Stars Literature Unit
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Number the Stars Literature Unit
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Adjectives should be a review, but reteaching how they can impact text is critical. Students will use them to write, comprehend, and discuss their importance within the text.

 
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Mood Rings

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Number the Stars Literature Unit
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Number the Stars Literature Unit
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

One of the best lessons to teach from the book is on how an author creates mood and tone. This lesson explores this and how we infer to determine it.

 
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PAWS for Pre-Reading/ Bookmark of Notes

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Pre, During, & After Reading Strategies: Setting the Reading Stage
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Pre, During, & After Reading Strategies: Setting the Reading Stage
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Many students don't realize that there are steps that occur before we ever even open the book. These pre-reading strategies can be very helpful when reading non-fiction. This lesson is the introduction to how and why we pre-read as good readers.

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Reading Buddies

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Number the Stars Literature Unit
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Number the Stars Literature Unit
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

When reading with a partner students can practice checking their understanding of what they have read by having quick and meaningful discussions. Partner reading also helps them work on fluency and other reading strategies.

 
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H is for Honor- Research a New Term

4th grade ELA » Unit: Honoring Our Veterans: H is for Honor
4th grade ELA » Unit: Honoring Our Veterans: H is for Honor
Jody Barnes
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

It is important to be able to quickly and effectively find information about a topic.

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hisforhonor
Common Core ELA
 
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