Reading Literary Text, Grade 4

Reading Literary Text, Grade 4

by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers

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Overview

Reading Literary Text, Grade 4 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers

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

Additional teacher support includes:
  • Correlations to Common Core State Standards and TEKS for every unit for easy reference
  • Downloadable home–school connection activities and projects help to increase parental involvement
  • Guided reading levels to help identify appropriate texts for students
  • A walk-through of each literary text selection and activity pages that support the unit

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)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629381480
Publisher: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Series: Reading Literary Text: Common Core Lessons
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.32(d)
Age Range: 9 Years

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