Words are the wondrous building blocks in language. This unit increases students’ word knowledge by introducing more challenging vocabulary and exploring how words are related. Learners will also discover some of the ways words are constructed using derivational root words, prefixes, suffixes, and compound words. Students will get to explore and create fun literary devices such as similes, idioms and metaphors.
Young readers will love this story-filled reading comprehension lesson. It's packed with engaging exercises designed to help students become better at looking for details and annotating passages of text.
Teach your fourth graders why synonyms and antonyms are important with these resources that make planning your next English lesson easy. Start with a lesson plan to teach your class the basics, then let them move on to put their knowledge to the test with individual worksheets. Advanced students may take an interest in our fifth grade synonym and antonym resources as well!