NE.LA 4.1 Reading: Students will learn and apply reading skills and strategies to comprehend text.
LA 4.1.5 Vocabulary: Students will build literary, general academic, and content specific grade level vocabulary.
LA 4.1.5.a Apply knowledge of word structure elements, known words, and word patterns to determine meaning (e.g., parts of speech, plurals, possessives, suffixes, prefixes, base and root words)
LA 4.1.6 Comprehension: Students will extract and construct meaning using prior knowledge, applying text information, and monitoring comprehension while reading grade-level text.
LA 4.1.6.c Summarize narrative text including characters, setting, and plot with supporting details
LA 4.1.6.e Retell and summarize the main idea from informational text using supporting details
LA 4.1.6.j Generate and/or answer literal, inferential, critical, and interpretive questions, supporting answers using prior knowledge and literal and inferential information from the text
LA 4.1.6.o Use examples and details in a text to make inferences about a story or situation
NE.LA 4.2 Writing: Students will learn and apply writing skills and strategies to communicate.
LA 4.2.1 Writing Process: Students will apply the writing process to plan, draft, revise, edit, and publish writing using correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and other standard conventions appropriate for grade level.
LA 4.2.1.b Generate a draft by:
LA 4.2.1.b.2. Composing paragraphs with grammatically correct sentences of varying length, and complexity, and type (e.g., declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, and imperative)
LA 4.2.1.b.3. Developing introductory and concluding paragraphs
LA 4.2.1.c Revise to improve writing (e.g., quality of ideas, organization, sentence fluency, word choice, voice)