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Grade Common Core State Standards for: 4 Lanaguage Arts Literacy

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.1

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.2

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.3

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.4

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.5

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, setting descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.6

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.7

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.9

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.10

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Range of Reading and Complexity of Text

Standard Description: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.1

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.2

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.3

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.4

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.5

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.6

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.7

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.8

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.9

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.10

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Range of Reading and Complexity of Text

Standard Description: By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.1

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.1.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.1.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.1.C

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases (e.g., for instance, in order to, in addition).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.1.D

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.2

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.2.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.2.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.2.C

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.2.D

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.2.E

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.3

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.3.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.3.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.3.C

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.3.D

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.3.E

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.4

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.5

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.(Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.6

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a single sitting.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.7

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.8

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.9

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.9.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Apply grade 4 Reading standards to literature (e.g.,

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.9.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Apply grade 4 Reading standards to informational texts (e.g.,

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.10

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Range of Writing

Standard Description: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.1

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.1.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use relative pronouns (who, whose, whom, which, that) and relative adverbs (where, when, why).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.1.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Form and use the progressive (e.g., I was walking; I am walking; I will be walking) verb tenses.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.1.C

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use modal auxiliaries (e.g., can, may, must) to convey various conditions.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.1.D

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Order adjectives within sentences according to conventional patterns (e.g., a small red bag rather than a red small bag).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.1.E

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Form and use prepositional phrases.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.1.F

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.1.G

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their).*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.2

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.2.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use correct capitalization.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.2.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations from a text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.2.C

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.2.D

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.3

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.3.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Choose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.3.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Choose punctuation for effect.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.3.C

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.4

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.4.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.4.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.4.C

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.5

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.5.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.5.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.5.C

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.6

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.1

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.2

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.3

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character"s thoughts, words, or actions).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.4

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.5

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, setting descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.6

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.7

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.9

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RL.4.10

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Range of Reading and Complexity of Text

Standard Description: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 45 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.1

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.2

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.3

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.4

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.5

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.6

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.7

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.8

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.9

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: RI.4.10

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Range of Reading and Complexity of Text

Standard Description: By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 45 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as necessary at the high end of the range.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.1

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.1.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer"s purpose.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.1.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.1.C

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases (e.g., for instance, in order to, in addition).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.1.D

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.2

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.2.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.2.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.2.C

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.2.D

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.2.E

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.3

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.3.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.3.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.3.C

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.3.D

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.3.E

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.4

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 13 above.)

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.5

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.(Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 13up to and including grade 4 on page 29.)

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.6

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a single sitting.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.7

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.8

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.9

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.9.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Apply grade 4 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., a character"s thoughts, words, or actions].").

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.9.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Apply grade 4 Reading standards to informational texts (e.g., "Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text").

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: W.4.10

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Range of Writing

Standard Description: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.1

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.1.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use relative pronouns (who, whose, whom, which, that) and relative adverbs (where, when, why).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.1.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Form and use the progressive (e.g., I was walking; I am walking; I will be walking) verb tenses.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.1.C

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use modal auxiliaries (e.g., can, may, must) to convey various conditions.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.1.D

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Order adjectives within sentences according to conventional patterns (e.g., a small red bag rather than a red small bag).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.1.E

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Form and use prepositional phrases.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.1.F

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.1.G

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their).*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.2

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.2.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use correct capitalization.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.2.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations from a text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.2.C

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.2.D

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.3

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.3.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Choose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.3.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Choose punctuation for effect.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.3.C

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.4

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.4.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.4.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.4.C

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.5

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.5.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.5.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.5.C

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: L.4.6

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/4

Common Core State Standard: SL.4.1

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/4/

Common Core State Standard: SL.4.1.A

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/4/

Common Core State Standard: SL.4.1.B

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/4/

Common Core State Standard: SL.4.1.C

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Pose and respond to specific questions to clarify or follow up on information, and make comments that contribute to the discussion and link to the remarks of others.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/4/

Common Core State Standard: SL.4.1.D

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Review the key ideas expressed and explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/4/

Common Core State Standard: SL.4.2

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/4/

Common Core State Standard: SL.4.3

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/4/

Common Core State Standard: SL.4.4

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/4/

Common Core State Standard: SL.4.5

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/4/

Common Core State Standard: SL.4.6

Grade: 4

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme:

Standard Description: Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation. (See grade 4 Language standards 1 here for specific expectations.)

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/4/

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