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Grade 4 Version: 05-06-CPS

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Unit Name: 01R - How Do I Become a Great Reader?

Essential Question

How do I become a great reader?

Topic 1

Great Readers See Themselves as Readers

In this unit students will learn:

  • how to make appropriate book choices for their independent reading
  • to build stamina in their independent reading and set reading goals.
  • to self-monitor comprehension.
  • the elements of poetry.
  • Topic 1 Vocabulary

    • poetry
    • context clues
    • rhyme
    • cueing systems
    • rhythm
    • self-correcting
    • repetition
    • self-monitoring
    • sensory images

    Topic 1 Standards and Elements


    ELA4R1.a Literary Texts
    ELA4R1.b Literary Texts
    ELA4R1.c Literary Texts
    ELA4R1.f Literary Texts
    ELA4R1.i Literary Texts
    ELA4R2 Reading Habits-Twenty-Five Books
    ELA4R3.b Vocabulary
    ELA4R4 Oral Reading-Fluency

    Topic 2

    Great Readers Make Sense of Text

    Students learn to:

  • use their prior knowledge, the structure of a text, and text features as well as previewing strategies to help their comprehension.
  • make predictions.
  • ask questions before, during, and after reading.
  • clarify and support their thinking with text evidence.
  • Topic 2 Vocabulary

    • graphic features
    • multiple meaning
    • main idea
    • details

    Topic 2 Standards and Elements


    ELA4R1.a Informational Texts
    ELA4R1.c Informational Texts
    ELA4R1.f Informational Texts
    ELA4R2 Reading Habits-Twenty-Five Books
    ELA4R3.a Vocabulary
    ELA4R3.d Vocabulary
    ELA4R3.h Vocabulary

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