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  • Use this 'Common Core: Reading Standards Poster Set - 4th Grade Informational Text' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Common Core: Reading Standards Poster Set - 4th Grade Informational Text'. A set of four student friendly posters for fourth grade informational text that will help guide students toward goals established by Common Core Standards. Packet includes an overview of these standards for teacher or parent use and a student checklist.
  • Compare and Contrast a news article and a news video on the same topic.  Planning form to use individually or with a group. ELA Standards Grade 4 RI6,  Grade 4 RI5

  • This is a 3 page template addressing the common core reading standards for fourth grade informational text; craft and structure. The emphasis is on identifying structures such as chronology, comparisons, cause/effect or problem/solution. Common Core: ELA: RI.4.4-6

  • This is a 4 page document that includes a variety of strategies to use, understand and gather information from informational texts. This can be used for a variety of purposes including non-fiction books, articles, and research. Includes vocabulary strategies. Common Core: ELA RI.2.1-4, RI.3.1-2, RI.4.1-4

  • This 4 page activity explains the similarities and differences between first and secondhand accounts. It provides a concrete example for students to read and interpret as well as an opportunity for students to write their own first and secondhand accounts.  Includes question checklist for students. CC: ELA: RI.4.6

  • Read the story about Samantha and answer the questions that follow. This story is about online bullying and the effects they have on everyone. What would you do?

  • Factual information followed by multiple choice questions.
  • Updated: A one page biography of Olympic Gold Medal swimmer, Michael Phelps, with multiple choice and short response questions.
    Common Core:
    RI.3.1, RI 3.2, RI 3.3,  RI. 3.6, RI. 3.8
    RI 4.1, RI 4.2, RI 4.3, RI 4.5, RI.4.6, RI.4.8

  • Students can work alone or with a group using this planning document for comparing and contrasting text and media on the same topic. ELA Common Core- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas - Grade 4 - RI6, Grade 5 RI5

  • This is a 3 page comprehension template addressing the common core reading standards for fourth grade informational text; integration of knowledge and ideas. The emphasis is on analysis of illustrations, timelines, charts, maps and diagrams and explaining how these deepen their understanding of the text. Students must also explain how the evidence presented strengthens ideas. Common Core: ELA: RI.4.7-9

  • Use this 'Common Core: Reading Standards Poster Set - 3rd Grade Informational Text' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Common Core: Reading Standards Poster Set - 3rd Grade Informational Text'. A set of four student friendly posters for third grade informational text that will help guide students toward goals established by Common Core Standards. Packet includes an overview of these standards for teacher or parent use and a student checklist.
  • This is a three page template addressing the common core reading standards for fourth grade informational text; key ideas and details. The emphasis is on author's purpose, knowledge and application of text structures, and first-and-second-hand perspectives. Common Core: ELA: RI.4.1-3

  • A writing prompt that helps find the main idea and key details with the use of questioning. CCSS. RL.3.2

  • Two-page form for finding the main idea. Students reread the text to find supporting text for the main idea. Common Core: ELA: RI.3.1, RI.3.2

  • This activity is designed to help students locate and understand the main idea in an informational text. A series of questions guides the students through the process and gives opportunities for critical thinking and true understanding of the main idea. CC: ELA: RI.4.2