4th Grade English Language Arts Worksheets and Study Guides
The big ideas in Fourth Grade ELA include building their vocabulary, recognizing key features of books; understanding different writing elements, comprehension and analysis of literary text and drawing conclusions.
What is adverb? An adverb is a word or an expression that modifies or qualifies an adjective, verb, or other adverb or a word group, expressing a relation of place, time, circumstance, manner, cause, degree, level of certainty, answering questions such as how?, in what way?, when?, where?, and to what extent? Read more...iWorksheets: 3An analogy is a statement that compares two things that have something in common. Sometimes the two things being compared are alike. Sometimes the two things being compared are different. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. Read more...iWorksheets: 7Study Guides: 1What is Cause & Effect? A cause always has an effect. There is a reason why something happens. An effect happens as a result of a cause. Something happens for a reason. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to grade 4 topic or subject area. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Context cluesare hints found in a text that may help to figure out the meaning of a difficult word. A context clue might be in the same sentence, the sentence before, or the sentence after the difficult word. Read more...iWorksheets: 6Study Guides: 1Decoding means to convert (a coded message) into intelligible language. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Alphabetical order, table of contents, title, author, index, glossary Read more...iWorksheets: 3FreeAnswering questions to demonstrate comprehension by drawing conclusions. Read more...iWorksheets: 3A character is a person in a story, novel, or play.
The setting in a story is where the story takes place.
The plot of a story is what goes on in the story. It's a series of events that gives story a meaning.
All of the above are elements of a fiction. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1Extraneous details are details that are not necessary to include in a
particular paragraph. They are details that are NOT related to the theme of a paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1A literary genre is a category of literary composition. Genres may be determined by literary technique, tone, content. The five major genres in literature are: Poetry, Drama, Prose, Fiction, Non-Fiction. Genres are often divided into subgenres. Read more...iWorksheets: 3A graphic organizer is a visual display that demonstrates relationships between facts, concepts or ideas. Read more...iWorksheets: 3High frequency words are words that you may come across often when
reading. Read more...iWorksheets: 6Study Guides: 1High frequency words are words that you may come across often when
reading. Read more...iWorksheets: 6Study Guides: 1Inferring is the act of passing from one proposition, statement, or judgment considered as true to another whose truth is believed to follow from that of the former. Read more...iWorksheets: 3What is Interpreting Information? You can use maps, charts, and timelines to interpret information. Charts are visual displays of information. They reveal information through mathematical statistics. A timeline is used to show events in chronological order. A map is a drawing created to represent the world or a part of the world's surface. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1Write labels and captions for graphics. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Making inferences is determining facts and meaning that the author does not directly state. Read more...iWorksheets: 7Study Guides: 1Literary Devices refers to the typical structures used by writers in their works to convey his or her messages in a simple manner to the readers. Literary Devices are Metaphor, Simile, Hyperbole, Personification, Analogy, Euphemism, Allegory etc... Read more...iWorksheets: 3Authors use literary elements to make their writing more exciting. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1The main idea is the overall theme of a paragraph or section of a text. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1A noun is a word used to identify any of a class of people, places, or things, or to name a particular one of these. Read more...iWorksheets: 3FreeA book often has several parts that make finding information easier for
readers. Read more...iWorksheets: 8Study Guides: 1Plurals is the grammatical category in nouns, pronouns, and verbs that refers to more than one thing. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Students use the reading process to demonstrate understanding of literary and informational texts. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1Drawing a conclusion is a reasonable decision you make based on facts and details in a sentence, paragraph, story, or article. Read more...iWorksheets: 6Study Guides: 1What are Predictions? When predicting you use facts and clues from the reading as well as your own personal knowledge to help you make a good guess about what is going to happen next in the story. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1What are Root Words, Prefixes, and Suffixes? A root word is a word with no prefixes or suffixes added to it. A root word is the basic element, the base, of a word. A prefix is added to the beginning of a root word to form a new word. A suffix is added to the ending of a root word to form a new word. Adding a prefix or suffix to a root word can change the meaning of that root word. Read more...iWorksheets: 7Study Guides: 1Why is Spelling Important? It is important to spell words correctly when writing. There are some words that are difficult to learn and to remember how to spell correctly.
Homonyms, plurals, and possessive words are often difficult to
remember how to spell correctly. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Study Guides: 1Subject/verb agreement and prepositional phrases. Read more...iWorksheets: 3When you summarize you take a large selection of text and condense
it to just the main facts or ideas. A summary is significantly shorter than the actual text. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1Supporting details support the main idea of a text. Supporting details tell you more about the main idea of the text. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1Words can be divided into syllables Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1An antonym is a word that means the opposite of another word. For example "up" is an antonym of "down". Synonyms are words with the same or similar meaning. Synonyms for "Intelligent" are "smart" and "clever". Read more...iWorksheets: 3Syntactic cues involve word order, patterns and rules of language, and punctuation. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Text features include all the components of a story or article that are not the main body of text. Read more...iWorksheets: 3The title of an article is called a headline. A headline usually tells the main idea of what the article is about. Headlines often grab your attention and make you want to read the article. Read more...iWorksheets: 7Study Guides: 1Recognize theme or message of writing. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Discuss and share favorite authors, books, and genres with others: Lewis Carroll, Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde, Mark Twain, Jane Austen, William Shakespeare, Katherine Paterson,... Read more...iWorksheets: 3A topic sentence supports or develops the theme or main idea of a paragraph. Read more...iWorksheets: 6Study Guides: 1What are Adjectives, Adverbs, Antonyms, Synonyms, and Homographs? An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. An adverb can tell you how, where, or when something is done. Antonyms are words that mean the
opposite of each other. Synonyms are words that have
almost the same meaning. Homographs are words that have more than one definition. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Study Guides: 1Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
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