Fourth Grade English Language Arts

Instructional Focus

Assessment Tools

Making connections to text to extend literal and inferential meaning. 

Ann Arbor Benchmark Assessments, AAPS Reading Rubrics, Reading Response Letters

Makes justifiable predictions and forms justifiable conclusions citing evidence from text.

Ann Arbor Benchmark Assessments, AAPS Reading Rubrics, Reading Response Letters

Selecting and reading books for extended periods of time across a variety of genres in text levels Q, R and beyond.

AAPS Reading Rubrics

Summarizes and synthesizes chapters, short stories, and informational articles.

Ann Arbor Benchmark Assessments, AAPS Reading Rubrics, Reading Response Letters

Responding to text orally and in writing using language that demonstrates literal, inferential, and critical understanding.

Ann Arbor Benchmark Assessments, AAPS Reading Rubrics, Reading Response Letters

Learn and use effective word solving strategies

Ann Arbor Benchmark Assessments, AAPS Reading Rubrics

Uses a variety of research tools and techniques including online and web-based sources.

AAPS Writing Rubrics, Specific Genre Study Rubrics

Incorporates research in information writing.

AAPS Writing Rubrics, Specific Genre Study Rubrics

Write using complete sentences with beginning capitalization, ending punctuation, and subject-verb agreement.  Uses other grade-level grammatical concepts in writing including: direct/indirect objects, common/proper nouns, pronouns, regular/irregular verbs, hyphens, apostrophes, and contractions.

AAPS Writing Rubrics, Specific Genre Study Rubrics

Correctly spells words used often in reading and writing using a variety of strategies.

AAPS Writing Rubrics, Specific Genre Study Rubrics

Other Resources

District Fourth Grade Reading Rubric 138kb PDF

AAPS Recommended Reading List

State Language Arts Grade Level Content Expectations for Fourth Grade 272kb PDF External Link

District Fourth Grade Writing Schedule 66kb PDF

District Fourth Grade Writing Rubric 187kb PDF

Fourth Grade Report 497kb PDF


 

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