4th Grade Reading & Writing Resources

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Elements of a Story
Elements of a Story
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Elements of a Story
In this interactive lesson, your students will learn to identify four elements of a fictional story: characters, setting, problem, and solution.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Past Tense Words
Past Tense Words
Worksheet
Past Tense Words
Give your child a fun practice exercise to show he knows his past tense words.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Exploring the Narrative
Exploring the Narrative
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Exploring the Narrative
Teach your students to entertain readers with narrative writing. This lesson will help your students understand the genre, the different parts of a story, and elements such as character, setting, and conflict.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Poetry, Prose, and Drama, Oh My!
Poetry, Prose, and Drama, Oh My!
Lesson Plan
Poetry, Prose, and Drama, Oh My!
Nourish your child's inner writer with this lesson on three different forms of literature: poetry, prose, and drama. After going through some examples of each, students will demonstrate their knowledge by filling out bubble maps.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Its or It's?
Its or It's?
Worksheet
Its or It's?
"Its" or "it's"? If your child is not sure, help her practice with the sentences on this third grade writing worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Spelling Champ
Spelling Champ
Workbook
Spelling Champ
Challenge your fourth grader with these spelling worksheets that include grade-specific words and word problems involving new vocabulary.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Graphic Organizer Template: Main Idea and Details
Graphic Organizer Template: Main Idea and Details
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Graphic Organizer Template: Main Idea and Details
Use this graphic organizer to help students identify and record the main idea and details of a text.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Close Reading: Introduction
Close Reading: Introduction
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Close Reading: Introduction
Help your students absorb the details of a text and make inferences about what they read with the strategy of close reading. By reading closely, students will become better able to understand complex themes and nuances in a text.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Building Sentences
Building Sentences
Worksheet
Building Sentences
Students will review what it takes to make a complete sentence: a subject and a predicate.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Journal Writing Task Cards #1
Journal Writing Task Cards #1
Worksheet
Journal Writing Task Cards #1
Use these 24 cards for daily writing exercises, or hand them out to encourage variety in writing!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Between the Lines
Reading Between the Lines
Worksheet
Reading Between the Lines
Students will make inferences about the various scenes included in this reading exercise.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Capitalization of Titles and Headings 2
Capitalization of Titles and Headings 2
Exercise
Capitalization of Titles and Headings 2
Teach your Fourth Grader how to capitalize titles and headings correctly with these exercises, complete with interactive hints and tips!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives 2
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives 2
Exercise
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives 2
Help your students add detail to their writing by having them incorporate comparative and superlative adjectives. Detailed writing is important as your fourth grader continues on in school and writing assignments become more intense.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Their There and They're
Their There and They're
Worksheet
Their There and They're
Deciding when to use their, there or they're is tricky at any age. Give your child some practice with with this fun fill-in-the blank story.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Organization in Writing
Organization in Writing
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Organization in Writing
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.
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Reading & Writing
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Timelines and Nonfiction Text
Timelines and Nonfiction Text
Lesson Plan
Timelines and Nonfiction Text
Teach your students how to use timelines to organize information from nonfiction texts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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What's the Big Idea? Summarizing Nonfiction Texts
What's the Big Idea? Summarizing Nonfiction Texts
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What's the Big Idea? Summarizing Nonfiction Texts
Understanding the big idea of a nonfiction text and being able to write a succinct summary are key fourth grade skills. This lesson focuses on summarizing a nonfiction passage in three to four sentences.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Superhero Research Project
Superhero Research Project
Activity
Superhero Research Project
In this activity, your students will research a favorite superhero and discuss which of their powers are real and not real. Your students will be able to complete a simple research chart and graphic organizer.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
Commas in Compound Sentences
Commas in Compound Sentences
Exercise
Commas in Compound Sentences
Creating compound sentences can be confusing for fourth graders to learn, but this lesson can be made easy with interactive exercises and helpful hints found here.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Write Your Essay
Write Your Essay
Worksheet
Write Your Essay
This worksheet will help your writers begin to craft their essay by walking them, step-by-step, through paragraph writing and structuring their ideas.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast Texts on the Same Topic
Compare and Contrast Texts on the Same Topic
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Compare and Contrast Texts on the Same Topic
Did you know that comparative tasks improve comprehension and help students develop higher order thinking skills? In this lesson, students will compare nonfiction texts on the same topic using Venn diagrams and performance!
4th grade
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History of Hip Hop Music
History of Hip Hop Music
Worksheet
History of Hip Hop Music
Celebrate Black History Month by learning about soul music and the history of African-Americans in pop music, all in this Hip-Hop Music worksheet!
4th grade
Fine arts
Worksheet
Fourth Grade Fluency Fun!
Fourth Grade Fluency Fun!
Lesson Plan
Fourth Grade Fluency Fun!
We often conduct reading fluency tests on our students without explicitly teaching this skill. Use this lesson, which incorporates student peer review, to help raise awareness of reading fluency while improving it.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Idioms 1
Idioms 1
Exercise
Idioms 1
Introduce students to the world of idioms with this exercise that shares some of the most common expressions in the English language.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Abbreviations & Acronyms: What’s the Difference?
Abbreviations & Acronyms: What’s the Difference?
Lesson Plan
Abbreviations & Acronyms: What’s the Difference?
What’s unique about abbreviations and acronyms? In this lesson, students will learn the mechanics of using abbreviations and acronyms, including how they are similar and different.
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4th Grade Reading & Writing Resources

Fourth graders' English language arts skills grow immensely this year. To reflect Common Core State Standards, there are well over 1,000 different professional tools available in the Learning Library that support teachers in delivering quality ELA lessons throughout the year. Select from an ever-growing blend of helpful lesson plans, interactive hands-on activities, exciting games, and more.

All-Encompassing Resources on English Language Arts for Fourth Graders

Students at this age are required to draw inferences from nonfiction and fiction texts, determine the central theme of a story, and sharpen their summarization abilities. They will take a microscope to characters, inspect the setting, and learn to read between the lines. Students also dig into the craft of writing and explore its different forms such as poetry and prose. They will learn the difference between first- and second-person and challenge themselves to look at the situation from a different point of view. In addition, fourth graders grow their comparing and contrasting skills and enhance grammar abilities.

Education.com provides a hearty mix of lesson plans, printable worksheets, online games, hands-on activities, and more that educators can easily browse. A few notable resources include: Fiction vs. Nonfiction, which teaches fourth graders how to contrast real and fantasy texts and It’s All in the Personality: Character Traits, which is a lesson that examines people's unique makeup. There are always new assignments added so lessons never become dull for kids or teachers. The Learning Library's resources ensure fourth graders rise to their ELA expectations.