RL.4.2 Worksheets, Workbooks, and Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.2

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"Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text."

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

Worksheets

Paraphrasing Practice
Worksheet
Paraphrasing Practice
Paraphrasing is all about summing up a lengthy text, and it can be a great way to help your child hone reading comprehension skills.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Writing Book Reviews
Worksheet
Writing Book Reviews
This worksheet will help your child organize the details needed to write about a book he's read!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Super Story Retelling
Worksheet
Super Story Retelling
Story retelling is a wonderful exercise in comprehension and vocabulary use.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Conflict in Literature
Worksheet
Conflict in Literature
Learn all about conflict in literature and how it makes the story possible in this conflict in literature worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Sparrow's Lost Bean
Worksheet
Sparrow's Lost Bean
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4th grade
Worksheet
Find the Central Message: Literary Response
Worksheet
Find the Central Message: Literary Response
Get your kids writing about their reading! When students note key observations as they read, they have a better chance at understanding a text's message.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Close Reading Through Word Choice
Lesson plan
Close Reading Through Word Choice
Every great reader and writer knows that syntax matters. During this lesson, students will use the close reading strategy to focus on word choice, and use their understanding of syntax to develop theories about patterns in the text.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Sum It Up: Introduction to Writing Summaries
Lesson plan
Sum It Up: Introduction to Writing Summaries
Students are often taught that written pieces should be long and detailed, but this isn't the case when it comes to summaries. This lesson gives students the chance to practice keeping summaries concise in a fun and engaging way.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Close Reading: Reading Through Character Emotion
Lesson plan
Close Reading: Reading Through Character Emotion
Close reading isn’t about just ticking through words on a page; it’s about absorbing ideas and expanding on them. In this lesson, students will use this strategy to make interpretations about a character's emotions through their actions.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Jazzy Bio Poems
Lesson plan
Jazzy Bio Poems
Integrate reading, writing, and social studies in this lesson about famous jazz musicians! This lesson would fit perfectly in a unit about biographies or Black History Month.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Storyboard Superstars
Lesson plan
Storyboard Superstars
Help your students become super readers! In this lesson, your students will create storyboards to identify the beginning, middle, and end in fictional texts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
There’s No I in Theme-work!
Lesson plan
There’s No I in Theme-work!
That’s right! The theme applies to everyone! Use this interactive lesson to teach your students how to find the theme of a fictional text.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

No workbooks found for this common core node.

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