4th Grade ELA Power Standards

4th Grade ELA Power Standards       



            Reading Foundations - Phonics

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1

Decoding words using knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology to read unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context




I can decode multisyllabic words in context by applying common spelling patterns.

            Reading - Comprehension

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2

Drawing conclusions and inferring by referencing textual evidence of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text




I can draw conclusions and make inferences by referencing textual evidence.  

Power Standard

3

Drawing conclusions by providing textual evidence of what the text says explicitly




I can draw conclusions by providing textual evidence of what the text says explicitly.

            Reading - Vocabulary

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4

Using the context of the sentence to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words or multiple-meaning words




I can use the context of a sentence to determine its meaning.

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5

Completing analogies





I can complete analogies

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6

Identifying the meaning of common idioms and figurative language 





I can identify the meaning of common idioms and figurative language

                    Reading RL - Fiction/Poetry/Drama

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7

Summarize and sequence the events/plot, explain how past events impact future events, and identify the theme.




I can summarize and sequence the events in a story.


I can explain how past events impact future events.


I can identify the theme in a story.

Power Standard

8

Describe the interaction of characters, including relationships and how they change




I can describe the interaction of characters.

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9

Compare and contrast the point of view from which stories are narrated; explain whether the narrator or speaker of a story is first or third person





I can compare and contrast the point of view.


I can determine whether the narrator or speaker is first or third person.

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10

Explain structural elements of poetry




I can explain the structural elements of poetry

Reading RI - Text Features





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11

Use multiple text features to locate information and gain an overview of the contents of text 




I can use multiple text features to locate information in a nonfiction text

Power Standard

12

Interpret and explain factual information presented graphically




I can interpret and explain factual information presented graphically

Reading RI - Literary Techniques





Power Standard

13

Analyze, make inferences, and draw conclusions about persuasive text; use evidence from the text to explain the author’s purpose; and support the analysis




I can analyze, infer, and draw conclusions about persuasive text.

Reading RI - Text Structures

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Power Standard

14

Explain explicit and implicit relationships among ideas in texts




I can explain explicit and implicit relationships in text

Writing Process (All genres of writing)



Power Standard

15

Accessing prior knowledge or building background knowledge related to the topic(webbing)





I can access prior knowledge or build background knowledge related to a topic.

Power Standard

16

Using a prewriting strategy 




I can use a prewriting strategy 

Power Standard 17

Generating a main idea to support a multiple-paragraph text, using a variety 




I can generate a main idea to support a multiple-paragraph text

Power Standard

18

Categorizing, organizing, and sequencing facts, details, and/or events into a text (from sources when appropriate) into clear introductory, supporting, and concluding paragraphs 





I can categorize, organize, and sequence facts, details, and/or events into a text

                                            Language and Grammar



Power Standard 20

Use subject/verb agreement with 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-person pronouns 




I can use subject/verb agreement with 1st, 2nd and 3rd person pronouns

Power Standard

21

Recognize the difference between and use coordinating conjunctions and subordinating conjunctions




I can recognize and use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

Power Standard

22

Correct sentence fragments and run-on sentences in writing 




I can correct sentence fragments and run-on sentences