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Fourth Grade Language Arts Standards (Prior)

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4th Grade Writing Skills
Prior Standards Implementation



The standards listed below have been replaced by a newer set of standards.



Please go to Current 4th Grade Language Arts Standards for current resources.



Writing

Process

Choose a topic sentence for a paragraph.
4.2.1
WO
  1. Context Clues - online interactive tutorial and quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  2. Main Idea practice - online interactive quizzes [ click on a red dot ]
  3. Summarize as You Read - When you summarize, eliminate unnecessary details. Focus on the main idea of the whole passage. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  4. What's the Big Idea - solve a riddle by answering questions about the main idea This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
Rearrange sentences to form a sequential, coherent paragraph.
4.2.2
WO
  1. Paragraph Check up - True or False quiz. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding This link includes something for the teacher to print
  2. Paragraph Sandwiches - Learn how to make a paragraph. Lesson plan A lesson plan can be found at this site
  3. Coherency and Unity - Lesson and exercise A lesson plan can be found at this site
Identify the purpose for writing (i.e., to entertain, to inform, and to share experiences).
4.2.3
WP
Rearrange events in a sequential or chronological order in a writing selection.
4.2.4
WO
  1. Time Order words - lesson followed by activity This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Sentence Order - lesson and activity This link includes something for the teacher to print
Select the best title for a text.
4.2.5
WO
  1. Summarize as You Read - When you summarize, eliminate unnecessary details. Focus on the main idea of the whole passage. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
Complete a graphic organizer (e.g., listing, clustering, story maps, and webs) to group ideas for writing.
4.2.6
WP
  1. Concept Maps Explained - Concept maps and story webs are visual ways to structure ideas. (sample included
  2. Education World Templates - seventeen graphic organizers to download and print or edit A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded This link includes something for the teacher to print
  3. Five main types of organizers - links showing examples of many types
  4. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons Kinds of Concept Maps - examples of four major categories of concept maps
  5. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons Graphic Organizers - from Enchanted Learning
  6. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons Graphic Organizers from Education Place An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  7. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons Index of Graphic Organizers - from Inspiration
  8. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons Instructions on how to use Excel to create a graphic organizer
  9. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons Tips on Making Your Own Concept Maps
Select appropriate time-order or transitional words to enhance the flow of the writing sample.
4.2.7
WO
  1. How to Write a Chronological narrative - Lesson and activity
  2. How to Write a Chronological narrative - Add words and phrases to the story
  3. Time Order words - lesson followed by an activity This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  4. Transitional Words - often used transitional word list to print for students This link includes something for the teacher to print
Identify the most reliable sources of information for preparing a report.
4.2.8
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  1. The ABC's of Web Site Evaluation (presented by Kathy Schrock) - Evaluation of Web sites is an important skill to learn in this age of digital and information literacy. Students and teachers need practice in critically examining sites to determine authority, authenticity, and applicability to purpose. This site provides that practice.
  2. Critical Evaluation of Resources - In the research process you will encounter many types of resources including books, articles and web sites. But not everything you find on your topic will be suitable. How do you make sense of what is out there and evaluate its authority and appropriateness for your research?
  3. Critically Analyzing Information Sources - the emphasis here is on print sources
  4. Evaluating Information Found on the Internet - a thoughtful guide to evaluating web and other Internet resources
  5. Evaluation of information sources - This page contains pointers to criteria for evaluating information resources, particularly those on the Internet.
  6. Evaluating Web Pages - Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask
  7. The Good, The Bad & The Ugly - or, Why It's a Good Idea to Evaluate Web Sources
Select the best way to combine sentences to provide syntactic variety within context.
4.2.9
WP
  1. Combining Sentences - online quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  2. Combining Sentences - online lesson followed by an activity This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Putting Sentences Together - BBC site; worksheet, fact sheet, quiz This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
Select details that support a topic sentence.
4.2.10
WO
  1. Supporting Ideas - practice quiz
  2. Supporting Ideas - lesson followed by a practice activity.
Choose the supporting sentence that best develops a topic sentence.
4.2.11
WO
Choose the supporting sentence that best fits the context and flow of ideas in a paragraph.
4.2.12
WP
Identify the audience for which a text is written.
4.2.13
WP
  1. Identify your Audience - Read each paragraph and choose the correct audience
  2. Identify your Audience - Lesson and follow up activity
  3. Determining your Audience - online lesson followed by an activity This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
    1. Determining your Audience Quiz - five questions related to the lesson above This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
Supply a missing piece of information in a simple outline.
4.2.14
WO
  1. Interactive Outlining Tool - use this to practice outlining skills This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
Identify sentences irrelevant to a paragraph’s theme or flow.
4.2.15
WP
Select an appropriate concluding sentence for a well developed paragraph.
4.2.16
WO
  1. Writing Effective Paragraphs - online quiz (essay style) or whole class activity This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  2. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons Basic paragraph Structure - Resource for teacher

Review Help

General Resources
  1. Online Literature-Based Resources for Fourth and Fifth Grade Teachers - Make A Difference With Technology
Released tests
  1. FCAT Sample Reading Test - [ 2008 ] sample questions and test taking tips An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
    1. FCAT Sample Answer Book - [ 2008 ] An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  2. FCAT Sample Writing Test - [ 2008 ] sample questions and test taking tips An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
    1. FCAT Sample Answer Book - [ 2008 ] An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  3. Texas end-of-year reading test from 2003 This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. Texas end-of-year reading test from 2004 This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding

 

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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