Read to Perform a Task: Find, understand, and use specific information in a variety of texts across the subject areas to perform a task.
EL.04.RE.17. Locate information in titles, tables of contents, chapter headings, illustrations, captions, glossaries, indexes, graphs, charts, diagrams, and tables to aid understanding of grade-level text.
EL.04.RE.19. Use structural features found in informational text (e.g., headings and subheadings) to strengthen comprehension.
Vocabulary: Increase word knowledge through systematic vocabulary development; determine the meaning of new words by applying knowledge of word origins, word relationships, and context clues; verify the meaning of new words; and use those new words accurately across the subject areas.
EL.04.RE.11. Determine meanings of words using contextual and structural clues.
EL.04.RE.12. Distinguish and interpret words with multiple meanings (i.e., quarter) by using context clues.
Conventions: Spelling: Demonstrate knowledge of spelling, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and penmanship across the subject areas.
EL.04.WR.15. Spell correctly:
EL.04.WR.15.b. Inflections (words like care/careful/caring)
EL.04.WR.15.c. Suffixes and prefixes (-ly, -ness, mis-, un-)
Research Report Writing: Investigate topics of interest and importance across the subject areas, selecting appropriate media sources, using effective research processes, and demonstrating ethical use of resources and materials.
EL.04.WR.30. Locate information in reference texts by using organizational features (e.g., prefaces, appendixes).