Fourth Grade Reading

Unit 1: Building a Reading Life
Skills: Summary, context clues, main idea, themes
Text: The Hundred Dresses
Unit 2: Character Analysis
Skills: Prediction, character analysis, connections
Text: Rules
Unit 3: Character Analysis and Historical Fiction
Skills: Prediction, character analysis and motivation, connections, inferences, literary analysis, problem and solution
Text: Esperanza Rising
Unit 4: Character Analysis
Skills: Character traits, motivation, analysis, problem and solution, setting, compare and contrast
Unit 5: Poetry
Skills: Poetry analysis, critique, figurative language, literary analysis
Texts: Selected poetry
Unit 6: Social Issues​
Skills: Descriptive language, imagery and mood, synthesis, theme, literary analysis