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    FOURTH GRADE

     

    Reading (to support the Common Core)

    Students will read titles in designated genres at their own reading level

    Writing (to support the Common Core)

    Students will receive instruction in designated writing modes progressing according to their own development

    GRADE LEVEL READING

    Select pieces of literature which will be experienced by every student in the grade.

    NARRATIVE

    1.Launching strong readers

    2.Analyzing characters


    And other selections to support the Common Core and Readers’ Workshop/Making Meaning

    1.Launching with realistic fiction stories

    2.Literary non-fiction: personal expertise

    3.Building and writing personal poetry anthologies

    See OS / Maisa units Unit of Study

    INFORMATIONAL

    1.Informational reading

    2.Interpretive and analytic reading

    3.Informational research

    4.Historical Fiction



    And informational texts including history/social studies, science,  technical texts, and Making Meaning provided mentor texts

    1.Informational research writing

    See OS / Maisa units Unit of Study

    OPINION

     

    Persuasive essays

    Literary essays