Please click on the following two skills' links, and you can practice!!

Enrichment Practice for students.

 Informational Reading Skills Practice.pdf 

 Fiction Comprehension Skills Practice.pdf 



Skills Quiz:


Literary Essay:


Paragraph 1 includes title of the story, theme or answer specific question/prompt (How did the character change from the beginning of the story to the end.), Character, Conflict.


Paragraph 2 includes theme or answer and specific, supporting text evidence from the beginning.


Paragraph 3 includes theme or answer and specific, supporting text evidence from the middle.


Paragraph 4 includes theme or answer and specific, supporting text evidence from the end.


Paragraph 5 includes theme or answer and your opinion or what you learned from the story.






A story you create on your own!




Main Idea = WHO + WHAT


Theme = The message (the lesson the main character learns)






Topic or Main Idea Sentence. This is where you can find the main the main idea of a paragraph or text.


Supporting Detail Sentences. There are usually about 3 sentences.


Conclusion Sentence. This restates your topic or main idea in a different way.




Study Guide 1:  Affix homophone vocab study guide 1.docx 

Study Guide 2:  Affix homophone vocab study guide 2.docx 


Figurative Language: 







Daily Edits (Grammar):

 September Daily Edit.pdf  

 October Daily Edit.pdf 

 November (Dec) Daily Edit.pdf 

 December (Jan) Daily Edit.pdf 


Essay Resources:

 RealisticFictionResourcesChecklistandRubric (1).pdf 



Subject & Predicate Video

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Your child should already know Similes, Metaphors, and Personification.

In 4th grade students are required to be able to exibit the following skills:


LA.4.L.4.5 - Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

LA.4.L.4.5.A - Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.

LA.4.L.4.5.B - Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.

LA.4.L.4.5.C - Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).


 However, many of the 4th grade literature, especially poetry, will include similes, metaphors, personification, onomatapoeia, alliteration, hyperboles, and idioms.