RI.4.6 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.4.6

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"Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided."

These worksheets, workbooks, and lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Making Connections Between Fiction and Nonfiction
Worksheet
Making Connections Between Fiction and Nonfiction
Use this organizer to compare facts from a nonfiction text with examples from a novel or short story.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Response Writing: Comparing Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts
Worksheet
Response Writing: Comparing Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts
This activity, complete with sentence frames and a word bank with key words and phrases, can be used to assist those students who need extra support with writing a response.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Firsthand or Secondhand Account?
Worksheet
Firsthand or Secondhand Account?
During this reading exercise, students will work in small groups to look at various sample passages and sort them based on firsthand or secondhand accounts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Venn Diagram: Compare and Contrast Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts
Worksheet
Venn Diagram: Compare and Contrast Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts
When paired with nonfiction texts, this classic graphic organizer will help students visualize the similarities and differences between two accounts of the same event.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Shifting Points of View
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Shifting Points of View
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Shifting Points of View.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Shifting Points of View
Worksheet
Glossary: Shifting Points of View
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Shifting Points of View.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

He Said/She Said, I Said/You Said
Lesson plan
He Said/She Said, I Said/You Said
In this engaging lesson, students compare and contrast a firsthand account and a secondhand account of the same historical event: the sinking of the Titanic.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Shifting Points of View
Lesson plan
Shifting Points of View
This lesson gives students practice identifying first person and third person narration in fiction and nonfiction texts. It could be taught as a stand-alone lesson or as a precursor to the lesson Fiction vs. Nonfiction.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Who Is Telling the Story?
Lesson plan
Who Is Telling the Story?
Help your ELs see the connection between nouns and pronouns and the author's point of view, or perspective, in fiction and nonfiction texts. This lesson can be taught on its own or used as support for the lesson Two Points of View.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

Gold Rush
Workbook
Gold Rush
There are nuggets of California history in this here workbook! The California Gold Rush sets the stage to practice reading and social studies skills.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook

Games

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Exercises

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