Fourth Grade Reading Comprehension

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Main Idea and Supporting Evidence
Main Idea and Supporting Evidence
Lesson Plan
Main Idea and Supporting Evidence
Use this lesson to help your ELs identify the main idea and supporting evidence in a short fictional text. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support for the lesson Reading Closely.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Author’s Purpose Task Cards
Author’s Purpose Task Cards
Worksheet
Author’s Purpose Task Cards
Use these task cards with your students to practice reading short passages and help them determine the author's purpose.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
Worksheet
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
In this worksheet, children read the story of Parks' act of passive resistance, then follow a series of thoughtful prompts to reflect on why the boycott was successful, as well as why it inspired the support of so many people around the United States.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
The Star, Mae Jemison
The Star, Mae Jemison
Worksheet
The Star, Mae Jemison
Use the worksheet The Star: Mae Jemison to help learners understand the format of biographies while reading more about an important African American figure.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Simple Fiction Summary
Simple Fiction Summary
Worksheet
Simple Fiction Summary
Students will use the Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then structure to summarize a short fiction text.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Day of the Dead: History
Day of the Dead: History
Worksheet
Day of the Dead: History
Challenge your child's reading comprehension with a quiz page, all about the Day of the Dead (or Dia de los Muertos), an important Mexican holiday!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Langston Hughes: Historical Heroes
Langston Hughes: Historical Heroes
Worksheet
Langston Hughes: Historical Heroes
Children learn about writer and poet Langston Hughes in this Historical Heroes: Langston Hughes worksheet.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Understand Earth Day Art Messages
Understand Earth Day Art Messages
Worksheet
Understand Earth Day Art Messages
In this worksheet, children learn about the role art plays in the celebration and messaging of Earth Day, which begain in 1970 to heighten awarness of environmental crises around the world.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Paraphrasing a Passage
Paraphrasing a Passage
Worksheet
Paraphrasing a Passage
Help your young readers develop this important reading comprehension skill with this handy template that will help them learn to paraphrase any piece of writing by answering a few open-ended questions.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Storyboard Summary
Storyboard Summary
Worksheet
Storyboard Summary
With this storyboard, students will draw and write about events in a chronological order.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Hot Cross Buns: Read to Remember
Hot Cross Buns: Read to Remember
Worksheet
Hot Cross Buns: Read to Remember
After reading a short story, your students will practice writing a simple summary.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Poetry Guide
Poetry Guide
Worksheet
Poetry Guide
This comprehensive exercise will introduce your students to twelve elements of poetry and six types of poems.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Battle of Bunker Hill
The Battle of Bunker Hill
Worksheet
The Battle of Bunker Hill
The Battle of Bunker Hill was one of the early battles of the American Revolution. Discover the important features of the battle with this worksheet.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Fourth Grade Reading Log
Fourth Grade Reading Log
Worksheet
Fourth Grade Reading Log
Kids reflect on what they read with this reading log.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Look Around! Using Context Clues
Look Around! Using Context Clues
Worksheet
Look Around! Using Context Clues
Students will use context clues as they select the meaning of words.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: Sharks
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: Sharks
Worksheet
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: Sharks
Use this resource to read a nonfiction passage about sharks and write a summary.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Compare & Contrast Themes
Compare & Contrast Themes
Worksheet
Compare & Contrast Themes
Get your students thinking about themes as they compare and contrast two different picture books of their choice.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Colonial America: Jamestown
Colonial America: Jamestown
Worksheet
Colonial America: Jamestown
Teach students all about the Jamestown colony and important settlers with this social studies worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Corner: Main Idea & Details Part 2
Reading Corner: Main Idea & Details Part 2
Worksheet
Reading Corner: Main Idea & Details Part 2
Reading a short passage is a great way to get kids thinking about the main idea and its supporting details.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fall Figurative Language Task Cards
Fall Figurative Language Task Cards
Worksheet
Fall Figurative Language Task Cards
Ideal for fourth and fifth graders, this worksheet includes figurative language examples and definitions on the first page, and a second full page of questions and tasks that can be used to check for understanding.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Literary Essay Graphic Organizer
Literary Essay Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Literary Essay Graphic Organizer
Help your fourth graders organize the structure of their literary essays with this graphic organizer.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Dialogue and Actions to Show Character Traits
Dialogue and Actions to Show Character Traits
Worksheet
Dialogue and Actions to Show Character Traits
Analyzing what a character says and does in a story can help determine their personality or character traits. This resource gives students practice in harnessing this important reading comprehension skill.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
More Reading Between the Lines
More Reading Between the Lines
Worksheet
More Reading Between the Lines
Your students will need to read between the lines as they make inferences about the various scenes included in this reading exercise.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Aspirations of Sonia Sotomayor
The Aspirations of Sonia Sotomayor
Worksheet
The Aspirations of Sonia Sotomayor
In this biography worksheet, children discover the challenges Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor faced in her childhood, and read about how she used those obstacles to become a good lawyer and judge.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Underground Railroad: Songs of Freedom
Underground Railroad: Songs of Freedom
Worksheet
Underground Railroad: Songs of Freedom
Children learn about three songs that inspired and gave hope to the people who fled slavery via the Underground Railroad, then answer questions about what they have learned.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet

Fourth Grade Reading Comprehension

These fourth grade reading comprehension resources help kids in the upper elementary grades gain fluency with reading and boost their confidence with different types of text. Worksheets, lesson plans and activities provide fourth grade reading comprehension help, covering principles such as fiction vs nonfiction, paraphrasing and identifying the main idea. When you are ready to move on, check out our fifth grade reading comprehension resources.