4th Grade Reading
Common Core Standards
I Can… Statements
Phonics and Word Recognition
I can know and apply phonics and word analysis in decoding words.
I can know and apply letter sounds to read unfamiliar multisyllabic words.
I can know and apply syllable patterns to read unfamiliar multisyllabic words.
I can read with accuracy and fluency.
I can read 4th grade text with purpose and understanding.
I can read 4th grade text with prose (everyday writing) and poetry.
I can use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding.
Key Ideas and Details
I can explain what informational text says by using details and examples from the text.
I can identify the main idea of an informational text and explain how it is supported by key details in the text.
I can summarize informational text.
I can explain what happened and why in an informational text.
I can explain procedures in an informational text.
I can explain ideas and concepts in informational text.
Craft and Structure
I can identify specialized vocabulary used in informational text.
I can describe the chronology (the order past events occurred) in an informational text.
I can compare informational text.
I can identify the problem and solution of an informational text.
I can compare and contrast firsthand and secondhand versions of the same event.
I can describe differences in focus and information provided between the first and second hand versions.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
I can interpret information I charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations or elements of interactive Web pages.
I can explain how information helps you understand informational text.
I can explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support informational text.
I can combine information from two informational texts on the same topic to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
I can read and comprehend 4th and 5th grade informational text (history/social studies, science, and technical texts) proficiently.