Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Rigorous Reading: The Island of the Blue Dolphin

Rigorous Reading: The Island of the Blue Dolphin

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Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 4

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.4.1: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Novel's Protagonist 12
The Passage of Time 13
The Structure of a Scene 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Choice Words 16
I Predict 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 18
A Novel Introduction 19
Where the Novel Begins 20
Timeline of Events 21
A View to a Scene 22
From Your Perspective 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Old Habits 26
Storyboard a Scene 27
All Kinds of Conflict 28
Talking About Troubles 29
Emotional Conflict 30
Section II Log-In 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 32
What Happens Next 33
Difficult Decisions 34 to 35
Taking Inventory 36
Talking Inventory 37
Section III Log-In 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 39
Plan of Attack 40
Change of Plans? 41
An Understanding? 42
What's Missing? 43
Section IV Log-In 44
Section V Teacher Instructions 45
The Devilfish 46
Black Giant, Black Cave 47
Another Arrival 48
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Section V Log-In 50
Section VI Teacher Instructions 51
Causes and Effects 52
It's Only Natural 53
Highs and Lows 54
Q and A 55
Section VI Log-In 56
Add It Up 58 to 60
A New Voice 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
An Important Scene 64
The WOW Factor 65
Island Encyclopedia 66 to 67
A Novel Poster 68 to 69
The Lone Woman 70
Historical Fiction 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.4.2: Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Novel's Protagonist 12
The Passage of Time 13
The Structure of a Scene 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 18
Where the Novel Begins 20
Timeline of Events 21
A View to a Scene 22
From Your Perspective 23
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Old Habits 26
Storyboard a Scene 27
All Kinds of Conflict 28
Talking About Troubles 29
Emotional Conflict 30
Section III Teacher Instructions 32
What Happens Next 33
Difficult Decisions 34 to 35
Taking Inventory 36
Section IV Teacher Instructions 39
Plan of Attack 40
Change of Plans? 41
An Understanding? 42
What's Missing? 43
Section V Teacher Instructions 45
Black Giant, Black Cave 47
Another Arrival 48
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Section VI Teacher Instructions 51
Causes and Effects 52
It's Only Natural 53
Highs and Lows 54
Add It Up 58 to 60
A New Voice 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
An Important Scene 64
The WOW Factor 65
The Lone Woman 70
Historical Fiction 71
A Persuasive Letter 72

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.4.3: Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions).

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Novel's Protagonist 12
The Passage of Time 13
The Structure of a Scene 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 18
A Novel Introduction 19
Where the Novel Begins 20
Timeline of Events 21
A View to a Scene 22
From Your Perspective 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Old Habits 26
Storyboard a Scene 27
All Kinds of Conflict 28
Talking About Troubles 29
Emotional Conflict 30
Section II Log-In 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 32
What Happens Next 33
Difficult Decisions 34 to 35
Taking Inventory 36
Talking Inventory 37
Section III Log-In 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 39
Plan of Attack 40
Change of Plans? 41
An Understanding? 42
What's Missing? 43
Section IV Log-In 44
Section V Teacher Instructions 45
The Devilfish 46
Black Giant, Black Cave 47
Another Arrival 48
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Section V Log-In 50
Section VI Teacher Instructions 51
Causes and Effects 52
It's Only Natural 53
Highs and Lows 54
Section VI Log-In 56
Add It Up 58 to 60
A New Voice 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
An Important Scene 64
The WOW Factor 65
A Novel Poster 68 to 69
The Lone Woman 70
Historical Fiction 71

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.4.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Novel's Protagonist 12
The Passage of Time 13
The Structure of a Scene 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Choice Words 16
I Predict 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 18
A Novel Introduction 19
Where the Novel Begins 20
Timeline of Events 21
A View to a Scene 22
From Your Perspective 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Old Habits 26
Storyboard a Scene 27
All Kinds of Conflict 28
Talking About Troubles 29
Emotional Conflict 30
Section II Log-In 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 32
What Happens Next 33
Difficult Decisions 34 to 35
Taking Inventory 36
Talking Inventory 37
Section III Log-In 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 39
Plan of Attack 40
Change of Plans? 41
An Understanding? 42
What's Missing? 43
Section IV Log-In 44
Section V Teacher Instructions 45
The Devilfish 46
Black Giant, Black Cave 47
Another Arrival 48
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Section V Log-In 50
Section VI Teacher Instructions 51
Causes and Effects 52
It's Only Natural 53
Highs and Lows 54
Q and A 55
Section VI Log-In 56
Add It Up 58 to 60
A New Voice 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
An Important Scene 64
The WOW Factor 65
Island Encyclopedia 66 to 67
A Novel Poster 68 to 69
The Lone Woman 70
Historical Fiction 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.4.6: Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.

Activity Page
From Your Perspective 23
A New Voice 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RL.4.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Your Survival Kit 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Novel's Protagonist 12
The Passage of Time 13
The Structure of a Scene 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Choice Words 16
I Predict 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 18
A Novel Introduction 19
Where the Novel Begins 20
Timeline of Events 21
A View to a Scene 22
From Your Perspective 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Old Habits 26
Storyboard a Scene 27
All Kinds of Conflict 28
Talking About Troubles 29
Emotional Conflict 30
Section II Log-In 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 32
What Happens Next 33
Difficult Decisions 34 to 35
Taking Inventory 36
Talking Inventory 37
Section III Log-In 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 39
Plan of Attack 40
Change of Plans? 41
An Understanding? 42
What's Missing? 43
Section IV Log-In 44
Section V Teacher Instructions 45
The Devilfish 46
Black Giant, Black Cave 47
Another Arrival 48
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Section V Log-In 50
Section VI Teacher Instructions 51
Causes and Effects 52
It's Only Natural 53
Highs and Lows 54
Q and A 55
Section VI Log-In 56
Add It Up 58 to 60
A New Voice 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
An Important Scene 64
The WOW Factor 65
Island Encyclopedia 66 to 67
A Novel Poster 68 to 69
The Lone Woman 70
Historical Fiction 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Strand - Reading Standards: Foundational Skills, Grade 4

Phonics and Word Recognition

ELA.RF.4.3: Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Your Survival Kit 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Novel's Protagonist 12
The Passage of Time 13
The Structure of a Scene 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Choice Words 16
I Predict 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 18
A Novel Introduction 19
Where the Novel Begins 20
Timeline of Events 21
A View to a Scene 22
From Your Perspective 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Old Habits 26
Storyboard a Scene 27
All Kinds of Conflict 28
Talking About Troubles 29
Emotional Conflict 30
Section II Log-In 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 32
What Happens Next 33
Difficult Decisions 34 to 35
Taking Inventory 36
Talking Inventory 37
Section III Log-In 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 39
Plan of Attack 40
Change of Plans? 41
An Understanding? 42
What's Missing? 43
Section IV Log-In 44
Section V Teacher Instructions 45
The Devilfish 46
Black Giant, Black Cave 47
Another Arrival 48
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Section V Log-In 50
Section VI Teacher Instructions 51
Causes and Effects 52
It's Only Natural 53
Highs and Lows 54
Q and A 55
Section VI Log-In 56
Add It Up 58 to 60
A New Voice 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
An Important Scene 64
The WOW Factor 65
Island Encyclopedia 66 to 67
A Novel Poster 68 to 69
The Lone Woman 70
Historical Fiction 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Fluency

ELA.RF.4.4: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Your Survival Kit 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Novel's Protagonist 12
The Passage of Time 13
The Structure of a Scene 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Choice Words 16
I Predict 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 18
A Novel Introduction 19
Where the Novel Begins 20
Timeline of Events 21
A View to a Scene 22
From Your Perspective 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Old Habits 26
Storyboard a Scene 27
All Kinds of Conflict 28
Talking About Troubles 29
Emotional Conflict 30
Section II Log-In 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 32
What Happens Next 33
Difficult Decisions 34 to 35
Taking Inventory 36
Talking Inventory 37
Section III Log-In 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 39
Plan of Attack 40
Change of Plans? 41
An Understanding? 42
What's Missing? 43
Section IV Log-In 44
Section V Teacher Instructions 45
The Devilfish 46
Black Giant, Black Cave 47
Another Arrival 48
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Section V Log-In 50
Section VI Teacher Instructions 51
Causes and Effects 52
It's Only Natural 53
Highs and Lows 54
Q and A 55
Section VI Log-In 56
Add It Up 58 to 60
A New Voice 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
An Important Scene 64
The WOW Factor 65
Island Encyclopedia 66 to 67
A Novel Poster 68 to 69
The Lone Woman 70
Historical Fiction 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Strand - Writing Standards, Grade 4

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.4.1: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Novel's Protagonist 12
The Passage of Time 13
Checking In on Theme 15
I Predict 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 18
Where the Novel Begins 20
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Storyboard a Scene 27
Emotional Conflict 30
Section II Log-In 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 32
What Happens Next 33
Section III Log-In 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 39
Plan of Attack 40
Change of Plans? 41
An Understanding? 42
What's Missing? 43
Section IV Log-In 44
Section V Teacher Instructions 45
Black Giant, Black Cave 47
Section V Log-In 50
Section VI Teacher Instructions 51
Highs and Lows 54
Section VI Log-In 56
Add It Up 58 to 60
A New Voice 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Historical Fiction 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.4.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Your Survival Kit 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Novel's Protagonist 12
The Passage of Time 13
The Structure of a Scene 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Choice Words 16
I Predict 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 18
A Novel Introduction 19
Where the Novel Begins 20
Timeline of Events 21
A View to a Scene 22
From Your Perspective 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Storyboard a Scene 27
All Kinds of Conflict 28
Talking About Troubles 29
Emotional Conflict 30
Section II Log-In 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 32
What Happens Next 33
Difficult Decisions 34 to 35
Taking Inventory 36
Talking Inventory 37
Section III Log-In 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 39
Plan of Attack 40
Change of Plans? 41
An Understanding? 42
What's Missing? 43
Section IV Log-In 44
Section V Teacher Instructions 45
The Devilfish 46
Black Giant, Black Cave 47
Another Arrival 48
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Section V Log-In 50
Section VI Teacher Instructions 51
Causes and Effects 52
It's Only Natural 53
Highs and Lows 54
Q and A 55
Section VI Log-In 56
Add It Up 58 to 60
A New Voice 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
An Important Scene 64
The WOW Factor 65
Island Encyclopedia 66 to 67
The Lone Woman 70
Historical Fiction 71

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.4.3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

Activity Page
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Log-In 31
Section IV Log-In 44
Q and A 55
Section VI Log-In 56
A New Voice 61
An Important Scene 64

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.4.4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Your Survival Kit 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Novel's Protagonist 12
The Passage of Time 13
The Structure of a Scene 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Choice Words 16
I Predict 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 18
A Novel Introduction 19
Where the Novel Begins 20
Timeline of Events 21
A View to a Scene 22
From Your Perspective 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Old Habits 26
Storyboard a Scene 27
All Kinds of Conflict 28
Talking About Troubles 29
Emotional Conflict 30
Section II Log-In 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 32
What Happens Next 33
Difficult Decisions 34 to 35
Taking Inventory 36
Talking Inventory 37
Section III Log-In 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 39
Plan of Attack 40
Change of Plans? 41
An Understanding? 42
What's Missing? 43
Section IV Log-In 44
Section V Teacher Instructions 45
The Devilfish 46
Black Giant, Black Cave 47
Another Arrival 48
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Section V Log-In 50
Section VI Teacher Instructions 51
Causes and Effects 52
It's Only Natural 53
Highs and Lows 54
Q and A 55
Section VI Log-In 56
Add It Up 58 to 60
A New Voice 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
The WOW Factor 65
Island Encyclopedia 66 to 67
A Novel Poster 68 to 69
The Lone Woman 70
Historical Fiction 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.4.8: Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Your Survival Kit 9
A Novel Introduction 19
Section I Log-In 24
Talking About Troubles 29
Section II Log-In 31
Talking Inventory 37
Change of Plans? 41
What's Missing? 43
Section IV Log-In 44
The Devilfish 46
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Section V Log-In 50
Causes and Effects 52
Section VI Log-In 56
Island Encyclopedia 66 to 67
The Lone Woman 70
Historical Fiction 71

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.4.9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Your Survival Kit 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Novel's Protagonist 12
The Passage of Time 13
The Structure of a Scene 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Choice Words 16
I Predict 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 18
A Novel Introduction 19
Where the Novel Begins 20
Timeline of Events 21
A View to a Scene 22
From Your Perspective 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Old Habits 26
Storyboard a Scene 27
All Kinds of Conflict 28
Talking About Troubles 29
Emotional Conflict 30
Section II Log-In 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 32
What Happens Next 33
Difficult Decisions 34 to 35
Taking Inventory 36
Talking Inventory 37
Section III Log-In 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 39
Plan of Attack 40
Change of Plans? 41
An Understanding? 42
What's Missing? 43
Section IV Log-In 44
Section V Teacher Instructions 45
The Devilfish 46
Black Giant, Black Cave 47
Another Arrival 48
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Section V Log-In 50
Section VI Teacher Instructions 51
Causes and Effects 52
It's Only Natural 53
Highs and Lows 54
Q and A 55
Section VI Log-In 56
Add It Up 58 to 60
A New Voice 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
An Important Scene 64
The WOW Factor 65
Island Encyclopedia 66 to 67
A Novel Poster 68 to 69
The Lone Woman 70
Historical Fiction 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.4.7: Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

Activity Page
The Devilfish 46
Island Encyclopedia 66 to 67
The Lone Woman 70
Historical Fiction 71

Range of Writing

ELA.W.4.10: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Your Survival Kit 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Novel's Protagonist 12
The Passage of Time 13
The Structure of a Scene 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Choice Words 16
I Predict 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 18
A Novel Introduction 19
Where the Novel Begins 20
Timeline of Events 21
A View to a Scene 22
From Your Perspective 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Old Habits 26
Storyboard a Scene 27
All Kinds of Conflict 28
Talking About Troubles 29
Emotional Conflict 30
Section II Log-In 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 32
What Happens Next 33
Difficult Decisions 34 to 35
Taking Inventory 36
Talking Inventory 37
Section III Log-In 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 39
Plan of Attack 40
Change of Plans? 41
An Understanding? 42
What's Missing? 43
Section IV Log-In 44
Section V Teacher Instructions 45
The Devilfish 46
Black Giant, Black Cave 47
Another Arrival 48
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Section V Log-In 50
Section VI Teacher Instructions 51
Causes and Effects 52
It's Only Natural 53
Highs and Lows 54
Q and A 55
Section VI Log-In 56
Add It Up 58 to 60
A New Voice 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
An Important Scene 64
The WOW Factor 65
Island Encyclopedia 66 to 67
A Novel Poster 68 to 69
The Lone Woman 70
Historical Fiction 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Strand - Speaking and Listening Standards, Grade 4

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.4.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Activity Page
A Novel Introduction 19
Talking About Troubles 29
Talking Inventory 37
Change of Plans? 41
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Causes and Effects 52
Island Encyclopedia 66 to 67
A Novel Poster 68 to 69
The Lone Woman 70

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.4.3: Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points.

Activity Page
A Novel Introduction 19
Talking About Troubles 29
Talking Inventory 37
Change of Plans? 41
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Causes and Effects 52

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.4.2: Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

Activity Page
Talking Inventory 37
Change of Plans? 41
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Causes and Effects 52

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.SL.4.4: Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.

Activity Page
Talking About Troubles 29
Talking Inventory 37
A Novel Poster 68 to 69
The Lone Woman 70

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.SL.4.6: Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation.

Activity Page
Talking About Troubles 29
Talking Inventory 37
A Novel Poster 68 to 69
The Lone Woman 70

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.SL.4.5: Add audio recordings and visual displays to presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.

Activity Pages
A Novel Poster 68 to 69

Strand - Language Standards, Grade 4

Conventions of Standard English

ELA.L.4.1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Your Survival Kit 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Novel's Protagonist 12
The Passage of Time 13
The Structure of a Scene 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Choice Words 16
I Predict 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 18
A Novel Introduction 19
Where the Novel Begins 20
Timeline of Events 21
A View to a Scene 22
From Your Perspective 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Old Habits 26
Storyboard a Scene 27
All Kinds of Conflict 28
Talking About Troubles 29
Emotional Conflict 30
Section II Log-In 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 32
What Happens Next 33
Difficult Decisions 34 to 35
Taking Inventory 36
Talking Inventory 37
Section III Log-In 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 39
Plan of Attack 40
Change of Plans? 41
An Understanding? 42
What's Missing? 43
Section IV Log-In 44
Section V Teacher Instructions 45
The Devilfish 46
Black Giant, Black Cave 47
Another Arrival 48
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Section V Log-In 50
Section VI Teacher Instructions 51
Causes and Effects 52
It's Only Natural 53
Highs and Lows 54
Q and A 55
Section VI Log-In 56
Add It Up 58 to 60
A New Voice 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
An Important Scene 64
The WOW Factor 65
Island Encyclopedia 66 to 67
A Novel Poster 68 to 69
The Lone Woman 70
Historical Fiction 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Conventions of Standard English

ELA.L.4.2: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Your Survival Kit 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Novel's Protagonist 12
The Passage of Time 13
The Structure of a Scene 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Choice Words 16
I Predict 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 18
A Novel Introduction 19
Where the Novel Begins 20
Timeline of Events 21
A View to a Scene 22
From Your Perspective 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Old Habits 26
Storyboard a Scene 27
All Kinds of Conflict 28
Talking About Troubles 29
Emotional Conflict 30
Section II Log-In 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 32
What Happens Next 33
Difficult Decisions 34 to 35
Taking Inventory 36
Talking Inventory 37
Section III Log-In 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 39
Plan of Attack 40
Change of Plans? 41
An Understanding? 42
What's Missing? 43
Section IV Log-In 44
Section V Teacher Instructions 45
The Devilfish 46
Black Giant, Black Cave 47
Another Arrival 48
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Section V Log-In 50
Section VI Teacher Instructions 51
Causes and Effects 52
It's Only Natural 53
Highs and Lows 54
Q and A 55
Section VI Log-In 56
Add It Up 58 to 60
A New Voice 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
An Important Scene 64
The WOW Factor 65
Island Encyclopedia 66 to 67
A Novel Poster 68 to 69
The Lone Woman 70
Historical Fiction 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Knowledge of Language

ELA.L.4.3: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Your Survival Kit 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Novel's Protagonist 12
The Passage of Time 13
The Structure of a Scene 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Choice Words 16
I Predict 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 18
A Novel Introduction 19
Where the Novel Begins 20
Timeline of Events 21
A View to a Scene 22
From Your Perspective 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Old Habits 26
Storyboard a Scene 27
All Kinds of Conflict 28
Talking About Troubles 29
Emotional Conflict 30
Section II Log-In 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 32
What Happens Next 33
Difficult Decisions 34 to 35
Taking Inventory 36
Talking Inventory 37
Section III Log-In 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 39
Plan of Attack 40
Change of Plans? 41
An Understanding? 42
What's Missing? 43
Section IV Log-In 44
Section V Teacher Instructions 45
The Devilfish 46
Black Giant, Black Cave 47
Another Arrival 48
Timeline of a Friendship 49
Section V Log-In 50
Section VI Teacher Instructions 51
Causes and Effects 52
It's Only Natural 53
Highs and Lows 54
Q and A 55
Section VI Log-In 56
Add It Up 58 to 60
A New Voice 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
An Important Scene 64
The WOW Factor 65
Island Encyclopedia 66 to 67
A Novel Poster 68 to 69
The Lone Woman 70
Historical Fiction 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.4.4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
Your Survival Kit 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Novel's Protagonist 12
The Passage of Time 13
The Structure of a Scene 14
Checking In on Theme 15
Choice Words 16
I Predict 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 18
A Novel Introduction 19
Where the Novel Begins 20
Timeline of Events 21
A View to a Scene 22
From Your Perspective 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Old Habits 26
Storyboard a Scene 27
All Kinds of Conflict 28
Talking About Troubles 29
Emotional Conflict 30
Section II Log-In 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 32
What Happens Next 33
Difficult Decisions