Reading Literary Text, Grade 4 - Student Workbook (5-pack) EMC 6494

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EMC Number: 6494

Page Count: 96

EAN: 9781629381688

The student book corresponds to the teacher’s edition and provides literary texts and supporting activities. (No answer key.)

Help your fourth-grade students build strong literary analysis and comprehension skills with activities that support Common Core rigor in the areas of Key Ideas and Details, Craft and Structure, and Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity.
Each of the 9 units provides literary text in a variety of genres such as fantasy, comedy, realistic fiction, and historical fiction, as well as supporting activities that are easy to scaffold, including:
  • Dictionary page to introduce content and academic vocabulary 
  • Close reading activity and close reading discussion
  • Learn-and-apply activities covering vocabulary, the literature genre, and
    literary analysis
  • Reading comprehension activity
  • Literary response writing activity
The 9 units explore these genres and reading selections:
  • Fairy Tale: “Gordon and the Three Zookeepers” 
  • Poetry: “My Shadow” by Robert Louis Stevenson                                                   
  • Myth: “Why Spiders Spin Webs”                                                                              
  • Folk Tale: “Why Br’er Lizard Can’t Sit”
    (Adapted from Why Lizards Can’t Sit as retold by S. E. Schlosser)                          
  • Realistic Fiction: “Expert Pet Sitters”                                                                       
  • Comedy: “Pigs Is Pigs”                                                                                              
  • Fantasy: “The Whale’s Throat”
    (Adapted from How the Whale Got His Throat by Rudyard Kipling)
  • Thriller: “The Metamorphosis of Greg”
    (Adapted from The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka)                                               
  • Historical Fiction: “A Serious Argument”      
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