grade 4 writing and reading
Get your fifth grader to polish his writing chops with this write-it-yourself comic.
Practice reading primary sources with the help of a celebrity: inventor Thomas Edison!
Learn more about this cultural icon with this Color the World social studies sheet.
Jump into the lyrics of the U.S. national anthem with a reading comprehension and drawing activity. Kids read the song, then draw a picture to illustrate it.
Kids practice classifying items as liquids or solids for a lesson on the states of matter in this 4th grade physical science worksheet.
Kids flex their physical science knowledge by classifying items as solids or liquids in this 4th grade states of matter worksheet.
Did you know wolves are the largest members of the dog family? This fun worksheet is jam-packed with fun facts about the wolf!
Let your kid's knowledge of leaf vocabulary climb as high as a tall, tall tree with this fun word search.
How many teeth does an alligator have? Find out with this fun worksheet, dedicated to teaching you and your child all about alligators!
This worksheet bundle rounds up some writing prompts for your child to explore different writing styles.
Get your child's punctuation engines started with this worksheet that breaks down where and how to use commas.
This worksheet takes spelling practice to the next level by challenging kids to use spelling words like "breakfast" and "vegetable" in a fun crossword puzzle.
Keep learning in the cards this Halloween. This spooky worksheet on quotations is sure to make any fourth grader have fun while learning!
Don't let grammar get ghoulish this Halloween! Practice using punctuation with a spooky worksheet.
Practice punctuation the fun way this Halloween! With this ghoulish grammar sheet your child will have to add missing punctuation marks to this witch's potion.
Get into grammar Halloween-style with a creepy comma worksheet! Your student will add missing commas to the sentences, making the writing easier to follow.
Adjectives turn ordinary sentences into exciting adventures. Dress up the sentences in this worksheet and transform your writing from plain to fancy!
Kids practice using quotation marks correctly and identifying words that should be capitalized in this grammar and punctuation worksheet.
Give grammar practice a fun Thanksgiving spin with this worksheet, where your student will identify the different parts of speech that make up the sentences.
Your child can take her spelling skills to new heights with this space-themed test especially for 4th graders.
Your child can achieve spelling stardom with this silver screen-themed spelling test especially for 4th graders.
Learn all about root words and prefixes, then try your hand at defining them, in this quick and easy practice activity about words with prefixes.
Turn your fourth grader into a punctuation pro! Draw lines to match the pictures of the punctuation marks with their correct names.
Adjective clauses are easy to find in a sentence -- if you know how to look for them. In this adjective clause worksheet, you're the grammar detective!
Help your brainy child build a better vocabulary with these fun exercises. She'll learn a few new words, and get some practice using adjectives.
Get ready for a monstrous grammar lesson! Your child will learn about double negatives by reading these example sentences and choosing the correct word.
Help your child get to know prepositions and prepositional phrases with this grammar worksheet.
Offering three strategies on how to write a good first sentence, this worksheet helps kids become stronger writers.
All of these awesome words begin with "A" and describe astounding nouns! Help your fourth grader recognize adjectives that start with the letter "A".
His, mine or yours? Your little learner will have a better understanding of his parts of speech after completing this worksheet on possessive adjectives.
Stay spirited this holiday season as you help your beginning writer review some basic parts of speech!
Put your child in command of her vocabulary with this presidentially-themed spelling test especially for 4th graders.
This worksheet will improve your child's organization in writing by having him to use a flow chart to get in the habit of outlining his ideas.
Stay in the spirit of Christmas while reviewing parts of speech! These sentences are full of nouns and adjectives; can your child identify which is which?
Budding writers get to know time and sequence words and how to use them effectively in a story in this mini writer's workshop.
Help your child build his grammar skills with a punctuation worksheet, where he'll practice using commas in a list.
Teach your child the difference between "a" and "an", two of the three main determiners in the English language.
Got questions about quotations marks? No problem! This worksheet will help your child build his grammar and punctuation skills.
This reporter needs help punctuating her report! Can your child help her? In this worksheet, she will have to punctuate the paragraph with apostrophes.
Write or right? Your fourth grader will need just a little repetition to memorize these homophones.
Challenge your writer's critical thinking skills by asking him to pen a persuasive narrative in favor of or against an issue.
Teach your child how to use writing resources like dictionaries thesauruses and help her brush up on her alphabetizing skills with this handy worksheet.
This worksheet explains what is the difference between possessive, plural and contraction words.
This suffixes worksheet helps your child identify and create words with suffixes. This suffixes worksheet helps your child develop reading and writing skills.
In this worksheet, kids can learn the meaning of many words with suffixes, and get to see firsthand how adding a suffix changes its definition, just like that!
Help your student learn all about writing dialogue and using quotation marks correctly with this introductory worksheet.
Learn to work with primary sources by decoding the names, facts, and numbers in old memoirs, interviews and records.
Learn more about FDR and his influence on the country in this biography worksheet.
Separate the first set of words into syllables then add the "silent e" to the end of each word in the the second set. What happens when the "silent e" is added?
Get creative with this Halloween writing exercise. Your child will write a brief paragraph on the topic provided. Think scary thoughts!
This Halloween story starter will help your child polish grammar, handwriting and spelling skills. Get into the spooky spirit with a Halloween story starter!
Polish your writing skills with this spooky Halloween writing exercise! Your child will use his imagination to build a scary story from this prompt.
Check out this fun and spooky Halloween worksheet all about apostrophes. Your child will read the story and add in the missing apostrophes.
Tennyson the Turtle provides a jolly introduction to metaphors and similes! Help your child to identify the figures of speech in this story.
With this worksheet, your fourth grader will learn 28 synonyms for bad, plus practice grammar and his new words.
Beginning writers, think scary thoughts for this Halloween writing prompt! Your child will use his imagination to write about what it'd be like to be a ghost.
Get in the mood for Halloween with a spooky creative writing prompt. Your child will imagine and write about adventures in a haunted house!
Celebrate the spirit of Halloween, and share a spooky story! With this creative writing exercise, your child will describe his costume and what inspired it.
Get into grammar with a worksheet all about antonyms, or opposites! Your child will have to figure out which of these items are opposites.
Give your child a fun way to polish his writing skills with a Halloween story starter. Hell get to make up his own scary story and get a creativity boost.
It's the zombie apocalypse! What happens next? Your child will flex his creative writing skills with this fun Halloween writing prompt, all about zombies.
Check out this fun writing exercise with a spooky Halloween theme. Your student will use her imagination to write a story about a magical witch's brew.
Learn to extract information from sources with this handy worksheet, perfect for Little Leaguers and baseball fans.
This brightly-colored worksheet acts like an arcade challenge, but it tests your fourth grader's word knowledge strength rather than his muscles.
Let your fourth grader dive into this fill-in-the-blank comic adventure of A.J. and C.K.
A.J. and C.K.'s camping adventure is up to your fourth grade author in this comic strip-writing adventure!
Got an aspiring comic book writer on your hands? Spark your fourth grader's creativity with this comic strip-writing adventure!
A.J. and C.K. are at it again! If your child is into comics or graphic novels, he's sure to love this do-it-yourself comic adventure.
Can ewe right the write words? Weight, I mean you! Wait, now I'm just confused... Learn about homophones with this fun worksheet.
Written passages look pretty silly without punctuation, and sometimes they're difficult to read! Practice punctuating this excerpt from classic literature.
Wrap up your summer by reflecting on your favorite friends, fun, and even food with this printable.
Does your child know where her toys come from before they're in the toy store? Get your student ready to research with this fun worksheet and activity.
Reading primary sources doesn't have to be a bore! Learn to gather information from records using data given by celebrity whom you just might know.
What would happen if Baba Yaga had a hoarding intervention? Get to know a famous and eerie Russian folktale with this creative writing exercise.
What would happen if La Llorona went to anger management? Engage your young writer with this fun twist on a classic and spooky ghost story.
Imagine if Count Dracula had an advice column! What kinds of zany advice would he give out?
Young writers can learn to use better adjectives with this vocabulary building worksheet. He'll discover 24 synonyms for the word "happy."
How many words can you think of that mean "home"? Your fourth grader will learn 24 words that will add accuracy and intrigue to his writing.
Does your son have a chum, comrade, or confidant? These are all another way to say "friend"! He'll expand his vocabulary as he practices using synonyms.
What are your top 5 best hits? Here's a fun way for any music lover to analyze their favorite songs.
You know your child is smart, but is she brilliant, shrewd and rescourceful? With this worksheet, she'll learn 24 synonyms for the word "smart."
Here's to the Negative Nancy in all of us! Your child will help choose a negative adjective to describe some bad musical performers and build vocabulary.
By writing the story themselves, kids can learn to identify larger concepts and ideas in writing.
In this fun grammar sheet your child will build his vocabulary thinking of more interesting adjectives to replace the simpler ones.
Practice identifying parts of speech with some classic poetry! Invite your child to read and diagram this poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Practicing poets can refine their sense of meter and rhythm with this worksheet about stressed and unstressed syllables.
If your little one loves to read, teach her about the differences in narrative point of view with this worksheet.
It's time to find some rhymes! Help your budding poet learn to identify rhyme schemes in poetry with this worksheet.
History buffs and railroad enthusiasts alike will enjoy learning about the Transcontinental Railroad with this Wild West worksheet!
Learn more about how to use primary sources by peeking into the life of one of the most heroic Americans: Sojourner Truth.
By unscrambling the mixed-up state names, your fourth grader will find out how the state got its name.
Improving vocabulary is an important step to improve writing and reading comprehension. Help your child learn to use synonyms with this practice sheet.
What is a preposition? Possibly the most confusing parts of speech in English. But this worksheet will be a great introduction.
There are many endangered species all around the world. Read about the Amur leopard and why it's endangered with this information page.
Help your child understand why it's so important to take care of the environment with this info-sheet about an endangered species: the spectacled bear.
Introduce your little reader to some classic childhood literature, with Rudyard Kipling's charming story "The Crab That Played with the Sea."
Don't let your kid bark up the wrong tree! Engage him in a word search filled with tree terms, boosting his attention to detail and problem solving skills.
Can your student correct this passage? Have her read through the excerpt and add in the missing punctuation marks.
Enjoy Rudyard Kipling's story "The Beginnings of the Armadillos", where your little one will answer questions and enjoy some coloring pages!
Thanksgiving readers theater is fun for the whole family. This Thanksgiving readers theater activity tells the true story of the first Thanksgiving.
A written passage without punctuation can be very difficult to read! With this worksheet, your child will punctuate this excerpt.
Need a little punctuation practice? Here's a great worksheet that will challenge your child's grammar skills, and introduce him to some classic literature!
With this worksheet, your child can practice his punctuation and get acquainted with a piece of classic literature!
Enjoy "How the Whale Got His Throat" by Rudyard Kipling, and complete some reading comprehension activities, including a few coloring pages!
Enjoy Rudyard Kipling's delightful story, "The Elephant's Child", complete with a word search and reading comprehension questions about the story!
Boost reading comprehension skills with this language arts worksheet. Kids read the story, then use clues from the story to write their own conclusion below.
Young readers can build their comprehension skills as they read this passage from a children's classic, "The Story of Dr. Dolittle."