Reading Informational Text, Grade 4 - Teacher's Edition, E-book EMC 3204i

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EMC Number: 3204i

Page Count: 128

EAN: 9781613689929

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Provide your fourth grade students with rigorous reading comprehension practice! Close reading, academic vocabulary, comprehension, and writing activities support Common Core learning paths.
The informational texts cover grade-level content-area topics and a range of nonfiction text structures, such as compare and contrast, cause and effect, and time order.
Each of the 10 units presents a grade-appropriate nonfiction article and supporting activities that are easy to scaffold, including the following:
·      dictionary page with content and academic vocabulary
·      close reading activity
·      reading comprehension activity
·      vocabulary activity
·      text structure activity
The unit culminates in a text-based writing assignment that can be used as an informal assessment.
Additional teacher support includes:
·      Common Core State Standards correlations provided for every unit for easy reference
·      Downloadable home–school connection activities and projects to extend learning at home.
·      Guided reading level to help identify appropriate texts for students
The informational texts and structures cover:
Science Articles
·      Getting to Know Snakes
Text Structure: Question and Answer
·      Weather and the Scientists Who Study It
Text Structure: Main Idea and Details
·      From Power Plant to Light Bulb
Text Structure: Time Order

Geography Article
·      The Mystery of the Matching Continents
Text Structure: Cause and Effect

Social Studies Articles
·      Being an Active Citizen
Text Structure: Main Idea and Details
·      How Countries Create Their Economies
Text Structure: Compare and Contrast

Biography Articles
·      Julia Morgan: Architect and Trailblazer
Text Structure: Time Order
·      Roald Dahl: Master Storyteller
Text Structure: Time Order

How-to Articles
·      How to Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy
Text Structure: Cause and Effect
·      How to Make Snacks More Healthful
Text Structure: Compare and Contrast
Evan-Moor Sampler

Reading Informational Text, Grades 1–6

Nonfiction texts and supporting activities support the most current standards. This sampler includes a complete unit and home–school connection activity for each grade level that you can use in your classroom today.

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