Search 4th Grade Common Core Nonfiction Writing Lesson Plans

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Tell Me More: Characters, Settings, and Events
Tell Me More: Characters, Settings, and Events
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Tell Me More: Characters, Settings, and Events

Characters, settings, and events, oh my! In this lesson, students will dig deeper into each of these components and learn to provide specific details from their texts.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Author's Purpose: Easy as PIE
Author's Purpose: Easy as PIE
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Author's Purpose: Easy as PIE

Give your class the "write" tools they need to become excellent authors. In this literary lesson, students use their knowledge of author's purpose to successfully write pieces that persuade, inform, and entertain.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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It’s All in the Personality: Character Traits
It’s All in the Personality: Character Traits
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It’s All in the Personality: Character Traits

In this lesson, students will use their creativity, a graphic organizer, and a fun story to learn about character analysis.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Interesting Introductions
Interesting Introductions
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Interesting Introductions

Teach young authors how to "hook" readers with this hands-on lesson. By examining novels and developing their own introductions, students will be able to hone their writing skills.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Nonfiction Genres
Nonfiction Genres
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Nonfiction Genres

In this lesson, your students will explore the library in search of various genres of nonfiction texts. Teach this lesson at the beginning of the year to familiarize your students with the structure and organization of the library.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Immigration: Ellis Island
Immigration: Ellis Island
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Immigration: Ellis Island

This is a lesson about the immigration procedures at Ellis Island. Students will learn about the process and creatively write about what it was like for immigrants to pass through Ellis Island.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Sum It Up: Introduction to Writing Summaries
Sum It Up: Introduction to Writing Summaries
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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
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Text Features: Reading that Makes Sense
Text Features: Reading that Makes Sense
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Text Features: Reading that Makes Sense

Improve your students' comprehension of non-fictional reading through this lesson that teaches them about text features. Students will find their own text features and explain why they aid in the reading process.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Compound Sentences in Nonfiction
Compound Sentences in Nonfiction
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Compound Sentences in Nonfiction

This lesson helps your ELs identify the role of coordinating conjunctions and compound sentences in nonfiction texts. Use it as a stand-alone lesson or as a pre-lesson to Nonfiction Genres.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Venn Diagram Collage
Venn Diagram Collage
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Venn Diagram Collage

Arts and crafts, Venn diagrams, and literature all come together as students compare and contrast stories. Opportunities for student creativity are endless!

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Presidential Pets
Presidential Pets
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Presidential Pets

Holy cow! Did President George W. Bush really have a longhorn named Ofelia as a pet? Students learn about wacky White House pets in this fun research activity that includes “president interviews” and a pet choice writing page.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Great Lake Stories
Great Lake Stories
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Great Lake Stories

Natural landmarks are a source of wonder and fascination, and they encourage people’s imaginations. Students will get a chance to use their imaginations in this lesson where social studies and writing combine.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Switching U.S. States
Switching U.S. States
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Switching U.S. States

This lesson combines students' knowledge of US geography and their creative writing skills in one fun activity!

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Pop Rocks Matter
Pop Rocks Matter
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Pop Rocks Matter

This experiment is a fun lesson that captures the ears, eyes, and minds of students! It combines writing, reasoning, predictions, and teamwork with candies and soda to produce a memorable lesson on chemical reactions and energy.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Southeast and Gulf State Weather
Southeast and Gulf State Weather
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Southeast and Gulf State Weather

Whoa, weather! Using technology as an aid, students will put their research skills to the test while learning about hurricanes.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Papering the Plains States
Papering the Plains States
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Papering the Plains States

Making inferences from texts about the Plains States, your students will learn how to read with a purpose! In this lesson, your students will practice important skills while developing knowledge of various states.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading the Clues, Understanding Plot Lesson Part II
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Reading the Clues, Understanding Plot Lesson Part II

Have you ever wished that books, like movies, would state their conflict and genres on the cover? With the help of an Education.com workbook, students will learn to find the clues and read like a writer.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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