Fourth Grade Literacy | 123Read&Write

Fourth grade literacy focuses on phonemic awareness, word recognition strategies, reading comprehension skills, and vocabulary building. Fourth grade literacy works to improve reading comprehension skills through identifying story elements, main ideas, evidence from the text, and connections to the real world. 

The activities presented with the fourth grade 123Read&Write comprehension units utilize different strategies to help promote oral language comprehension, vocabulary building, word recognition, and understanding of the elements of literature. Units concentrate on the elements of literature including plot, setting, character, and point of view, sequencing of events, finding evidence within the text, and word work to improve understanding of the written word. These units also provide creative outlets for children to draw or write about their connections with the text.

Narrative Text

Listed below 123Read&Write presents comprehensive novel-or-story units to coincide with educational standards to promote literacy development. More are soon to come! 

Charlotte’s Web

Interest Level: Grades: 3 - 6

Reading Level: 4.9

The beloved story, Charlotte's Web, is a children's novel by  E. B. White.  The novel tells the story of a pig named Wilbur and his friendship with a barn spider named Charlotte.  When Wilbur is in danger of being slaughtered by the farmer, Charlotte writes messages praising Wilbur in her web in hopes of persuading the farmer to let him live.

Expository Text 

Egyptians and Mathematics

"The Egyptians developed a system of numbers. They had a symbol for one and ten. They did not use the numbers two through nine. The number 25…"