Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Using Paired Novels to Build Close Reading Skills Grades 4-5

Using Paired Novels to Build Close Reading Skills Grades 4-5

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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
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 1 9
Alike and Different 10
Compare the Pair 11
Getting to Know the Characters 12
The Bad Guys 13
Important Helpers 14
Not the Real Me 15
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 2 17
Story Sequence 19
Plotting Problems 20
The Conflict 21
Turning Points 22
Talking About Turning Points 23
The Final Chapters 24
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 3 26
Location, Location! 27
A Sense of Place 28
Picturing a Place 29
The Right Time 30
Time for a Discussion 31
Days, Months, Years 32 to 33
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 4 35
Theme Seeds 36
It's Not Over 'Til It's Over 37
The Power of Knowledge 38
Which Team Wins? 39
Why Read? 40
Wise Words 41
One of Us? 42 to 43
Advice From a Team Leader 44
The Number One Rule 45
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 5 48
Whose Point of View? 49
What's Left Unsaid 50
Speed Up or Slow Down 51
Identifying and Comparing Tone 52 to 53
Class Competition Trivia Game 55 to 57
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Melody in Mr. Lemoncello's Library 60
Comparing Theme 61 to 63
Comparing Events 64 to 66
My Word Wall 69
An Important Event 70
What If? 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72
Creating a Novel Poster 75
Describing Setting 76
The Secondary Characters 77
Fair Play 78
My Side of the Story 79
Is Winning Really Everything? 80
Winners' Commercial 81
Write All About It! 82 to 83
Into My Mind 85
Out of My Mind Poster 86
Understanding Others 87
Interview Another Character 88
Out of Melody's Mind 89
Readers Theater 90
From Beginning to End 91
I Predict 92

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
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 1 9
Alike and Different 10
Compare the Pair 11
Getting to Know the Characters 12
The Bad Guys 13
Important Helpers 14
Not the Real Me 15
Story Sequence 19
Plotting Problems 20
The Conflict 21
Turning Points 22
Talking About Turning Points 23
The Final Chapters 24
Location, Location! 27
A Sense of Place 28
Picturing a Place 29
The Right Time 30
Time for a Discussion 31
Days, Months, Years 32 to 33
Theme Seeds 36
It's Not Over 'Til It's Over 37
The Power of Knowledge 38
Which Team Wins? 39
Why Read? 40
Wise Words 41
One of Us? 42 to 43
Advice From a Team Leader 44
The Number One Rule 45
Whose Point of View? 49
What's Left Unsaid 50
Speed Up or Slow Down 51
Identifying and Comparing Tone 52 to 53
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Melody in Mr. Lemoncello's Library 60
Comparing Theme 61 to 63
Comparing Events 64 to 66
An Important Event 70
What If? 71
Describing Setting 76
The Secondary Characters 77
Fair Play 78
My Side of the Story 79
Is Winning Really Everything? 80
Write All About It! 82 to 83
Into My Mind 85
Understanding Others 87
Interview Another Character 88
Out of Melody's Mind 89
Readers Theater 90
From Beginning to End 91
I Predict 92

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
Compare the Pair 11
Not the Real Me 15
Story Sequence 19
The Conflict 21
Turning Points 22
Talking About Turning Points 23
The Final Chapters 24
Theme Seeds 36
It's Not Over 'Til It's Over 37
The Power of Knowledge 38
Which Team Wins? 39
Why Read? 40
Wise Words 41
One of Us? 42 to 43
Advice From a Team Leader 44
The Number One Rule 45
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 5 48
Whose Point of View? 49
What's Left Unsaid 50
Comparing Theme 61 to 63
Comparing Events 64 to 66
Describing Setting 76
Fair Play 78
Is Winning Really Everything? 80
Into My Mind 85
From Beginning to End 91

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
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 1 9
Alike and Different 10
Compare the Pair 11
Getting to Know the Characters 12
The Bad Guys 13
Important Helpers 14
Not the Real Me 15
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 2 17
Story Sequence 19
Plotting Problems 20
The Conflict 21
Turning Points 22
Talking About Turning Points 23
The Final Chapters 24
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 3 26
Location, Location! 27
A Sense of Place 28
Picturing a Place 29
The Right Time 30
Time for a Discussion 31
Days, Months, Years 32 to 33
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 4 35
Theme Seeds 36
It's Not Over 'Til It's Over 37
The Power of Knowledge 38
Which Team Wins? 39
Why Read? 40
Wise Words 41
One of Us? 42 to 43
Advice From a Team Leader 44
The Number One Rule 45
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 5 48
Whose Point of View? 49
What's Left Unsaid 50
Speed Up or Slow Down 51
Identifying and Comparing Tone 52 to 53
Class Competition Trivia Game 55 to 57
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Melody in Mr. Lemoncello's Library 60
Comparing Theme 61 to 63
Comparing Events 64 to 66
My Word Wall 69
An Important Event 70
What If? 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Creating a Novel Poster 75
Describing Setting 76
The Secondary Characters 77
Fair Play 78
My Side of the Story 79
Is Winning Really Everything? 80
Winners' Commercial 81
Write All About It! 82 to 83
Into My Mind 85
Out of My Mind Poster 86
Understanding Others 87
Interview Another Character 88
Out of Melody's Mind 89
Readers Theater 90
From Beginning to End 91
I Predict 92

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
Whose Point of View? 49
What's Left Unsaid 50
Speed Up or Slow Down 51
Identifying and Comparing Tone 52 to 53
My Side of the Story 79
Out of Melody's Mind 89

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
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 1 9
Alike and Different 10
Compare the Pair 11
Getting to Know the Characters 12
The Bad Guys 13
Important Helpers 14
Not the Real Me 15
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 2 17
Story Sequence 19
Plotting Problems 20
The Conflict 21
Turning Points 22
Talking About Turning Points 23
The Final Chapters 24
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 3 26
Location, Location! 27
A Sense of Place 28
Picturing a Place 29
The Right Time 30
Time for a Discussion 31
Days, Months, Years 32 to 33
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 4 35
Theme Seeds 36
It's Not Over 'Til It's Over 37
The Power of Knowledge 38
Which Team Wins? 39
Why Read? 40
Wise Words 41
One of Us? 42 to 43
Advice From a Team Leader 44
The Number One Rule 45
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 5 48
Whose Point of View? 49
What's Left Unsaid 50
Speed Up or Slow Down 51
Identifying and Comparing Tone 52 to 53
Class Competition Trivia Game 55 to 57
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Melody in Mr. Lemoncello's Library 60
Comparing Theme 61 to 63
Comparing Events 64 to 66
My Word Wall 69
An Important Event 70
What If? 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Creating a Novel Poster 75
Describing Setting 76
The Secondary Characters 77
Fair Play 78
My Side of the Story 79
Is Winning Really Everything? 80
Winners' Commercial 81
Write All About It! 82 to 83
Into My Mind 85
Out of My Mind Poster 86
Understanding Others 87
Interview Another Character 88
Out of Melody's Mind 89
Readers Theater 90
From Beginning to End 91
I Predict 92

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
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 1 9
Alike and Different 10
Compare the Pair 11
Getting to Know the Characters 12
The Bad Guys 13
Important Helpers 14
Not the Real Me 15
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 2 17
Story Sequence 19
Plotting Problems 20
The Conflict 21
Talking About Turning Points 23
The Final Chapters 24
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 3 26
Location, Location! 27
A Sense of Place 28
Picturing a Place 29
The Right Time 30
Time for a Discussion 31
Days, Months, Years 32 to 33
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 4 35
Theme Seeds 36
It's Not Over 'Til It's Over 37
The Power of Knowledge 38
Which Team Wins? 39
Why Read? 40
Wise Words 41
Advice From a Team Leader 44
The Number One Rule 45
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 5 48
Whose Point of View? 49
What's Left Unsaid 50
Speed Up or Slow Down 51
Identifying and Comparing Tone 52 to 53
Class Competition Trivia Game 55 to 57
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Melody in Mr. Lemoncello's Library 60
Comparing Theme 61 to 63
Comparing Events 64 to 66
My Word Wall 69
An Important Event 70
What If? 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Creating a Novel Poster 75
Describing Setting 76
The Secondary Characters 77
Fair Play 78
My Side of the Story 79
Is Winning Really Everything? 80
Winners' Commercial 81
Write All About It! 82 to 83
Into My Mind 85
Out of My Mind Poster 86
Understanding Others 87
Interview Another Character 88
Out of Melody's Mind 89
Readers Theater 90
From Beginning to End 91
I Predict 92

Fluency

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

Activity Page
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 1 9
Alike and Different 10
Compare the Pair 11
Getting to Know the Characters 12
The Bad Guys 13
Important Helpers 14
Not the Real Me 15
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 2 17
Story Sequence 19
Plotting Problems 20
The Conflict 21
Turning Points 22
Talking About Turning Points 23
The Final Chapters 24
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 3 26
Location, Location! 27
A Sense of Place 28
Picturing a Place 29
The Right Time 30
Time for a Discussion 31
Days, Months, Years 32 to 33
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 4 35
Theme Seeds 36
It's Not Over 'Til It's Over 37
The Power of Knowledge 38
Which Team Wins? 39
Why Read? 40
Wise Words 41
One of Us? 42 to 43
Advice From a Team Leader 44
The Number One Rule 45
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 5 48
Whose Point of View? 49
What's Left Unsaid 50
Speed Up or Slow Down 51
Identifying and Comparing Tone 52 to 53
Class Competition Trivia Game 55 to 57
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Melody in Mr. Lemoncello's Library 60
Comparing Theme 61 to 63
Comparing Events 64 to 66
My Word Wall 69
An Important Event 70
What If? 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Creating a Novel Poster 75
Describing Setting 76
The Secondary Characters 77
Fair Play 78
My Side of the Story 79
Is Winning Really Everything? 80
Winners' Commercial 81
Write All About It! 82 to 83
Into My Mind 85
Out of My Mind Poster 86
Understanding Others 87
Interview Another Character 88
Out of Melody's Mind 89
Readers Theater 90
From Beginning to End 91
I Predict 92

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
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 1 9
Alike and Different 10
Compare the Pair 11
Getting to Know the Characters 12
The Bad Guys 13
Important Helpers 14
Not the Real Me 15
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 2 17
Story Sequence 19
Plotting Problems 20
The Conflict 21
Turning Points 22
Talking About Turning Points 23
The Final Chapters 24
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 3 26
Location, Location! 27
A Sense of Place 28
Picturing a Place 29
The Right Time 30
Days, Months, Years 32 to 33
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 4 35
Theme Seeds 36
It's Not Over 'Til It's Over 37
The Power of Knowledge 38
Which Team Wins? 39
Why Read? 40
Wise Words 41
One of Us? 42 to 43
Advice From a Team Leader 44
The Number One Rule 45
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 5 48
Whose Point of View? 49
What's Left Unsaid 50
Speed Up or Slow Down 51
Identifying and Comparing Tone 52 to 53
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Melody in Mr. Lemoncello's Library 60
Comparing Theme 61 to 63
Comparing Events 64 to 66
An Important Event 70
What If? 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Describing Setting 76
Fair Play 78
My Side of the Story 79
Is Winning Really Everything? 80
Write All About It! 82 to 83
Into My Mind 85
Understanding Others 87
Out of Melody's Mind 89
From Beginning to End 91
I Predict 92

Text Types and Purposes

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

Activity Page
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 1 9
Alike and Different 10
Compare the Pair 11
Getting to Know the Characters 12
The Bad Guys 13
Important Helpers 14
Not the Real Me 15
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 2 17
Story Sequence 19
Plotting Problems 20
The Conflict 21
Turning Points 22
Talking About Turning Points 23
The Final Chapters 24
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 3 26
Location, Location! 27
A Sense of Place 28
Picturing a Place 29
The Right Time 30
Days, Months, Years 32 to 33
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 4 35
Theme Seeds 36
It's Not Over 'Til It's Over 37
The Power of Knowledge 38
Which Team Wins? 39
Why Read? 40
Wise Words 41
One of Us? 42 to 43
Advice From a Team Leader 44
The Number One Rule 45
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 5 48
Whose Point of View? 49
What's Left Unsaid 50
Speed Up or Slow Down 51
Identifying and Comparing Tone 52 to 53
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Melody in Mr. Lemoncello's Library 60
Comparing Theme 61 to 63
Comparing Events 64 to 66
An Important Event 70
What If? 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Describing Setting 76
Fair Play 78
My Side of the Story 79
Is Winning Really Everything? 80
Write All About It! 82 to 83
Into My Mind 85
Understanding Others 87
Out of Melody's Mind 89
From Beginning to End 91
I Predict 92

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
Advice From a Team Leader 44
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Melody in Mr. Lemoncello's Library 60
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72
Write All About It! 82 to 83
Understanding Others 87

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
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 1 9
Alike and Different 10
Compare the Pair 11
Getting to Know the Characters 12
The Bad Guys 13
Important Helpers 14
Not the Real Me 15
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 2 17
Story Sequence 19
Plotting Problems 20
The Conflict 21
Turning Points 22
Talking About Turning Points 23
The Final Chapters 24
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 3 26
Location, Location! 27
A Sense of Place 28
Picturing a Place 29
The Right Time 30
Days, Months, Years 32 to 33
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 4 35
Theme Seeds 36
It's Not Over 'Til It's Over 37
The Power of Knowledge 38
Which Team Wins? 39
Why Read? 40
Wise Words 41
One of Us? 42 to 43
Advice From a Team Leader 44
The Number One Rule 45
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 5 48
Whose Point of View? 49
What's Left Unsaid 50
Speed Up or Slow Down 51
Identifying and Comparing Tone 52 to 53
Class Competition Trivia Game 55 to 57
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Melody in Mr. Lemoncello's Library 60
Comparing Theme 61 to 63
Comparing Events 64 to 66
An Important Event 70
What If? 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72
Describing Setting 76
Fair Play 78
My Side of the Story 79
Is Winning Really Everything? 80
Winners' Commercial 81
Write All About It! 82 to 83
Understanding Others 87
Out of Melody's Mind 89
Readers Theater 90
From Beginning to End 91
I Predict 92

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.4.5: With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1-3 up to and including grade 4)

Activity Pages
Comparing Theme 61 to 63
Comparing Events 64 to 66

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
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 1 9
Alike and Different 10
Compare the Pair 11
Getting to Know the Characters 12
The Bad Guys 13
Important Helpers 14
Not the Real Me 15
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 2 17
Story Sequence 19
Plotting Problems 20
The Conflict 21
Turning Points 22
Talking About Turning Points 23
The Final Chapters 24
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 3 26
Location, Location! 27
A Sense of Place 28
Picturing a Place 29
The Right Time 30
Time for a Discussion 31
Days, Months, Years 32 to 33
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 4 35
Theme Seeds 36
It's Not Over 'Til It's Over 37
The Power of Knowledge 38
Which Team Wins? 39
Why Read? 40
Wise Words 41
One of Us? 42 to 43
Advice From a Team Leader 44
The Number One Rule 45
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 5 48
Whose Point of View? 49
What's Left Unsaid 50
Speed Up or Slow Down 51
Identifying and Comparing Tone 52 to 53
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Melody in Mr. Lemoncello's Library 60
Comparing Theme 61 to 63
Comparing Events 64 to 66
An Important Event 70
What If? 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72
Describing Setting 76
Fair Play 78
My Side of the Story 79
Is Winning Really Everything? 80
Winners' Commercial 81
Write All About It! 82 to 83
Into My Mind 85
Understanding Others 87
Out of Melody's Mind 89
Readers Theater 90
From Beginning to End 91
I Predict 92

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
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 1 9
Alike and Different 10
Compare the Pair 11
Getting to Know the Characters 12
The Bad Guys 13
Important Helpers 14
Not the Real Me 15
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 2 17
Story Sequence 19
Plotting Problems 20
The Conflict 21
Turning Points 22
Talking About Turning Points 23
The Final Chapters 24
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 3 26
Location, Location! 27
A Sense of Place 28
Picturing a Place 29
The Right Time 30
Time for a Discussion 31
Days, Months, Years 32 to 33
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 4 35
Theme Seeds 36
It's Not Over 'Til It's Over 37
The Power of Knowledge 38
Which Team Wins? 39
Why Read? 40
Wise Words 41
One of Us? 42 to 43
Advice From a Team Leader 44
The Number One Rule 45
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 5 48
Whose Point of View? 49
What's Left Unsaid 50
Speed Up or Slow Down 51
Identifying and Comparing Tone 52 to 53
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Melody in Mr. Lemoncello's Library 60
Comparing Theme 61 to 63
Comparing Events 64 to 66
An Important Event 70
What If? 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Creating a Novel Poster 75
Describing Setting 76
The Secondary Characters 77
Fair Play 78
My Side of the Story 79
Is Winning Really Everything? 80
Winners' Commercial 81
Write All About It! 82 to 83
Into My Mind 85
Out of My Mind Poster 86
Understanding Others 87
Interview Another Character 88
Out of Melody's Mind 89
Readers Theater 90
From Beginning to End 91
I Predict 92

Strand - Research to Build and Present Knowledge, Grade 4

Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

ELA.W.4.9a: Apply grade 4 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “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
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 1 9
Alike and Different 10
Compare the Pair 11
Getting to Know the Characters 12
The Bad Guys 13
Important Helpers 14
Not the Real Me 15
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 2 17
Story Sequence 19
Plotting Problems 20
The Conflict 21
Turning Points 22
Talking About Turning Points 23
The Final Chapters 24
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 3 26
Location, Location! 27
A Sense of Place 28
Picturing a Place 29
The Right Time 30
Time for a Discussion 31
Days, Months, Years 32 to 33
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 4 35
Theme Seeds 36
It's Not Over 'Til It's Over 37
The Power of Knowledge 38
Which Team Wins? 39
Why Read? 40
Wise Words 41
One of Us? 42 to 43
Advice From a Team Leader 44
The Number One Rule 45
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 5 48
Whose Point of View? 49
What's Left Unsaid 50
Speed Up or Slow Down 51
Identifying and Comparing Tone 52 to 53
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Melody in Mr. Lemoncello's Library 60
Comparing Theme 61 to 63
Comparing Events 64 to 66
An Important Event 70
What If? 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Creating a Novel Poster 75
Describing Setting 76
The Secondary Characters 77
Fair Play 78
My Side of the Story 79
Is Winning Really Everything? 80
Winners' Commercial 81
Write All About It! 82 to 83
Into My Mind 85
Out of My Mind Poster 86
Understanding Others 87
Interview Another Character 88
Out of Melody's Mind 89
Readers Theater 90
From Beginning to End 91
I Predict 92

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
Alike and Different 10
Getting to Know the Characters 12
Plotting Problems 20
Talking About Turning Points 23
Location, Location! 27
Picturing a Place 29
Time for a Discussion 31
Theme Seeds 36
Which Team Wins? 39
The Number One Rule 45
Speed Up or Slow Down 51
Identifying and Comparing Tone 52 to 53
Class Competition Trivia Game 55 to 57
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Creating a Novel Poster 75
The Secondary Characters 77
My Side of the Story 79
Winners' Commercial 81
Out of My Mind Poster 86
Interview Another Character 88
Readers Theater 90

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
Plotting Problems 20
Location, Location! 27

Comprehension and Collaboration

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

Activity Page
Plotting Problems 20
Talking About Turning Points 23
Location, Location! 27
Time for a Discussion 31
My Side of the Story 79

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
Picturing a Place 29
Time for a Discussion 31
Theme Seeds 36
Class Competition Trivia Game 55 to 57
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Creating a Novel Poster 75
The Secondary Characters 77
Winners' Commercial 81
Out of My Mind Poster 86
Interview Another Character 88
Readers Theater 90

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
Class Competition Trivia Game 55 to 57
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Creating a Novel Poster 75
Winners' Commercial 81
Out of My Mind Poster 86
Readers Theater 90

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
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 1 9
Alike and Different 10
Compare the Pair 11
Getting to Know the Characters 12
The Bad Guys 13
Important Helpers 14
Not the Real Me 15
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 2 17
Story Sequence 19
Plotting Problems 20
The Conflict 21
Turning Points 22
Talking About Turning Points 23
The Final Chapters 24
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 3 26
Location, Location! 27
A Sense of Place 28
Picturing a Place 29
The Right Time 30
Time for a Discussion 31
Days, Months, Years 32 to 33
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 4 35
Theme Seeds 36
It's Not Over 'Til It's Over 37
The Power of Knowledge 38
Which Team Wins? 39
Why Read? 40
Wise Words 41
One of Us? 42 to 43
Advice From a Team Leader 44
The Number One Rule 45
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 5 48
Whose Point of View? 49
What's Left Unsaid 50
Speed Up or Slow Down 51
Identifying and Comparing Tone 52 to 53
Class Competition Trivia Game 55 to 57
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Melody in Mr. Lemoncello's Library 60
Comparing Theme 61 to 63
Comparing Events 64 to 66
An Important Event 70
What If? 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Creating a Novel Poster 75
Describing Setting 76
The Secondary Characters 77
Fair Play 78
My Side of the Story 79
Is Winning Really Everything? 80
Winners' Commercial 81
Write All About It! 82 to 83
Into My Mind 85
Out of My Mind Poster 86
Understanding Others 87
Interview Another Character 88
Out of Melody's Mind 89
Readers Theater 90
From Beginning to End 91
I Predict 92

Conventions of Standard English

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

Activity Page
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 1 9
Alike and Different 10
Compare the Pair 11
Getting to Know the Characters 12
The Bad Guys 13
Important Helpers 14
Not the Real Me 15
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 2 17
Story Sequence 19
Plotting Problems 20
The Conflict 21
Turning Points 22
Talking About Turning Points 23
The Final Chapters 24
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 3 26
Location, Location! 27
A Sense of Place 28
Picturing a Place 29
The Right Time 30
Days, Months, Years 32 to 33
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 4 35
Theme Seeds 36
It's Not Over 'Til It's Over 37
The Power of Knowledge 38
Which Team Wins? 39
Why Read? 40
Wise Words 41
One of Us? 42 to 43
Advice From a Team Leader 44
The Number One Rule 45
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 5 48
Whose Point of View? 49
What's Left Unsaid 50
Speed Up or Slow Down 51
Identifying and Comparing Tone 52 to 53
Class Competition Trivia Game 55 to 57
The Meet-Up 58 to 59
Melody in Mr. Lemoncello's Library 60
Comparing Theme 61 to 63
Comparing Events 64 to 66
My Word Wall 69
An Important Event 70
What If? 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Creating a Novel Poster 75
Describing Setting 76
The Secondary Characters 77
Fair Play 78
My Side of the Story 79
Is Winning Really Everything? 80
Winners' Commercial 81
Write All About It! 82 to 83
Into My Mind 85
Out of My Mind Poster 86
Understanding Others 87
Interview Another Character 88
Out of Melody's Mind 89
Readers Theater 90
From Beginning to End 91
I Predict 92

Knowledge of Language

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

Activity Page
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 1 9
Alike and Different 10
Compare the Pair 11
Getting to Know the Characters 12
The Bad Guys 13
Important Helpers 14
Not the Real Me 15
Interactive Literature Notebook Suggestions for Unit 2 17