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The fourth grade reading curriculum is based on:

  • Fountas and Pinnell Reading MiniLessons
  • Interactive Read Aloud books
  • Narrative nonfiction, realistic fiction, biography, fantasy, and informational nonfiction book clubs

Our reading instructional sequence is:

  • Understand character traits and recognize important information in a text
  • Read nonfiction narrative materials and understand main idea
  • Read fiction texts and understand plot, sequence, and main idea 
  • Understand commonalities in an author's work
  • Read fiction texts: develop core questions and understand inference
  • Research a topic using informational nonfiction and primary source material