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4th Grade Reading Instructional Guide

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NC SCOC Objective & I can statements:

Teaching Strategies:

Materials needed:

Goal 1: The learner will apply enabling strategies and skills to read and write.

1.03 I can find and understand important words.






1.04 I can tell what homonyms, synonyms, antonyms, and homophones are.






1.05 I can use a glossary, dictionary and thesaurus to help me understand words I don’t know.





Goal 2: The learner will apply strategies and skills to comprehend text that is read, heard, and viewed.

2.01 I can use different strategies to help me understand what I have read.



2.02a I can make predictions and form questions, before, during, and after reading. 

2.02b I can locate relevant information while I read.

2.02c I can make connections between other things I’ve read and my own personal experiences.




2.03  I can read different kinds of text such as fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.




2.04a I can explain the plot of what I am reading.

2.04b I can identify the theme of what I am reading.

2.04c I can determine the main idea and supporting details of what I am reading.


2.04d I can explain the authors choice of words.

2.04e I can explain the use of figurative language.

2.04f I can identify the mood of what I am reading.



2.05  As I read, I can use story details and what I already know to make decisions about characters and events in the story.




2.06 As I read, I can explain the most important ideas and details of the selection and summarize it.




2.08 I can use other resources to check the accuracy of the author’s statements. 




Goal 3: The learner will make connections through the use of oral language, written language, and media and technology

3.01 I can respond to what I have read by: 

a. questioning the impact of the authors word choice

b. looking at reasons why characters do things

c. thinking about things from someone else’s point of view

d. observe differences between genres

e. making inferences and drawing conclusions aboutcharacters, event, and themes.








3.02 After reading, I can compare and contrast characters, events, and plots between this story and others.







3.05 I can read and think about one or more graphs, charts and/or maps on the same subject to increase my understanding.




3.06 I can use different sources to do research on a focused topic.




Goal 4: The learner will apply strategies and skills to create oral, written, and visual texts

4.03 I can make oral and written presentations using visual aids.




4.05 I can use my planning strategies (e.g. brainstorming, mapping, webbing reading, discussion) to create topics and organize ideas for my writing. 





4.06  I can use my plan to write a story that focuses on the topic. 





4.07a  I can write fiction and non-fiction in different styles: personal and imaginative narratives, research reports, diaries, journals, logs, rules and instructions.




4.08 I can edit my writing by looking at my word choice, sequence of events and ideas, transitional words, and sentence patterns.




Goal 5: The learner will apply grammar and language conventions to communicate effectively

5.02 I can show in my writing and speech that I can use:

a. pronouns

b. subject-verb agreement,

c. verb tense

d. subject consistency; correctly.









5.03 I can improve my writing

and speech by using:

a. simple/compound sentences,

b. regular and irregular verbs,

c. adverbs,

d. prepositions

e. coordinating conjunctions.





5.04 I can write paragraphs that are written in logical order and end with a concluding sentence that relates to the topic.






5.07 I can improve my writing by editing.




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