IN.2. Reading: Comprehension and Analysis of Nonfiction and Informational Text: Students read and understand grade-level-appropriate material.
4.2.9. Analysis of Grade-Level-Appropriate Nonfiction and Informational Text: Recognize main ideas and supporting details presented in expository (informational texts).
IN.4. Writing: Processes and Features: Students write clear sentences and paragraphs that develop a central idea. Students progress through the stages of the writing process, including prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing multiple drafts.
4.4.12. Evaluation and Revision: Revise writing by combining and moving sentences and paragraphs to improve the focus and progression of ideas.
IN.6. Writing: English Language Conventions: Students write using Standard English conventions appropriate to this grade level.
4.6.4. Grammar: Identify and use in writing regular (live/lived, shout/shouted) and irregular verbs (swim/swam, ride/rode, hit/hit), adverbs (constantly, quickly), and prepositions (through, beyond, between).
4.6.5. Punctuation: Use parentheses to explain something that is not considered of primary importance to the sentence, commas in direct quotations (He said, 'I'd be happy to go.'), apostrophes to show possession (Jim's shoes, the dog's food), and apostrophes in contractions (can't, didn't, won't).