Fourth Grade Reading Comprehension Success

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Good reading skills are essential not only for fourth-grade academic success, but also for lifelong learning. The teacher-reviewed, curriculum-based activities and exercises in this workbook will help your children catch up, keep up, and get ahead. Best of all, they’ll have lots of fun doing it! Some of the great features you’ll find inside are:

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Overview

Good reading skills are essential not only for fourth-grade academic success, but also for lifelong learning. The teacher-reviewed, curriculum-based activities and exercises in this workbook will help your children catch up, keep up, and get ahead. Best of all, they’ll have lots of fun doing it! Some of the great features you’ll find inside are:

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Do-it-yourself essays on games, camping trips, and more teach kids how to grasp inferences within a story.

COMPARE & CONTRAST
Diagrams show how to figure out what similar subjects such as "comets or asteroids?" have in common and how to tell them apart.

FACT & OPINION
Interesting articles help kids back up opinions with facts from the text on topics such as "Should kids have cell phones?"

QUESTION BUSTERS
Right There and Think-and-Search questions explain how to find the answers to straightforward and not-so-straightforward questions about a story.

STORY PLAN
Fill-in-the-blank sections aid in building story structure, including setting, main characters, problems, and solutions.

Plus!
CHECK IT! STRIPS

Reinforce concepts and build confidence as kids check their own work.

Give your child’s grades and confidence a boost with 4th Grade Reading Comprehension Success.

Why Sylvan Learning Products Work 

Sylvan Learning Workbooks won a Honors Award from the National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) as a top book series for children in the elementary-aged category. The NAPPA is the nation’ s most comprehensive awards program for children’s products and parenting resources, and has been critically reviewing products since 1990. The Award recognizes Sylvan Learning Workbooks as some of the most innovative and useful products geared to parents.

Sylvan's proven system inspires kids to learn and has helped children nationwide catch up, keep up, and get ahead in school. Sylvan has been a trusted partner for parents for thirty years, and has based their supplemental education success on programs developed through a focus on the highest educational standards and detailed research.  Sylvan’s line of educational products equips families with fun, effective, and grade-appropriate learning tools.  Our workbooks and learning kits feature activities, stories, and games to reinforce the skills children need to develop and achieve their academic potential.  Students will reap the rewards of improved confidence and a newfound love of learning.

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Editorial Reviews

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"If you are looking for some good, fun, learning books for your child, I definitely recommend the Sylvan Learning series." -thedadjam.com

"Samantha loves these books because to her, they are not school work. They are fun activities. But really she is learning, and doing the same work she does at school."
 -Mommymandy.com
 
"Since I was beginning homeschooling and looking for a good 'workbook' type system for my child to learn from aside from our other homeschool activities, I decided to try it out. My son loves the workbooks." –thedomesticdiva.com

"The activities are FUN and our son doesn't realize that while he's having fun he's also learning and reinforcing what he's learned." -Shescribes.com

"My daughter has picked up some great study habits and she loves that we don't spend hours on one subject. I recommend these workbooks to everyone homeschooler or not, as they can really add to your child's learning experience." -Thedirtyshirt.com

"I love how each activity in a section connects to eachother, which allows the child to really grasp the concepts. The pages are full of interesting stories and fun activities. The workbooks also make it easy for kids to check their own work which will help them gain confidence in their skills." -Melissaclee.com

"As an early childhood teacher, I know that good reading, vocabulary, and spelling skills make an essential foundation for both academic success as well as lifelong learning.  Sylvan Learning Workbooks & Learning Kits are an awesome resource that I'd have no problem recommending to the paretns of any of my students who are struggling.  The teacher-reviewed, curriculum-based activities and exercises in these books are great for helping a child achieve success with reading, provided that they're worked through with a loving and patient adult." - TheOpinionatedParent.com


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780375430039
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 1/6/2009
  • Series: Language Arts Workbooks Series
  • Edition description: Workbook
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 282,521
  • Age range: 9 years
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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Reading is the most fundamental learning skill — a basis for all subjects - and it’s crucial that 4th graders master reading, both for academic performance in elementary school and for learning as they get older. The teacher-reviewed, curriculum-based activities and exercises in this workbook are an engaging, fun, and educational way for your child to get ahead in reading. Sylvan’s 4th Grade Reading Comprehension Success is a way to give your child’s confidence and grades a boost with proven learning methods.

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Table of Contents

Before You Read
1) Get Ready to Read ............1
2) What Do You Know? ............9
P) Power Tools ............17

While You Read
3) Read between the Lines ............21
4) Fact & Opinion ............29
P) Power Tools ............37
5) Every Picture Tells a Story ............41
6) Main Ideas & Details ............49
P) Power Tools ............57
7) Question Busters! ............59
8) More Question Busters! ............67
P) Power Tools ............75

After You Read
9) Compare & Contrast ............79
10) Story Plan ............89
P) Power Tools ............101

- Review ............105

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 28, 2009

    More of a Writing comprehension book.

    If your looking for a writing and reading assignment book this could work for you. But I was looking for a reading exercise book for speed and comprehension. Something more focused and specific. This book would be to time consuming and disjointed in its approach. I do not wish to add another whole class to my day. Which is what this one would require or else you could leave the child confused.

    Unless of course your child is a proficeint reader and writer already, then you would not need this book anyway.

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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