Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Literacy Power Grade 4

Literacy Power Grade 4

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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
Unit 1 - Paragraph Order 5
Unit 1 - Meaning Grid 6
Unit 2 - Use Describing Words 20
Unit 3 - Reading for Fun 21
Unit 3 - Understanding Advertisements 22
Unit 8 - Paragraph Order 52
Unit 8 - True or False 53

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.

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Unit 3 - Reading for Fun 21
Unit 3 - Understanding Advertisements 22

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).

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Unit 3 - Reading for Fun 21
Unit 3 - Understanding Advertisements 22

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
Unit 1 - Paragraph Order 5
Unit 2 - Use Describing Words 20
Unit 3 - Reading for Fun 21
Unit 3 - Understanding Advertisements 22
Unit 8 - Synonyms in Context 54
Unit 8 - Exploring Concepts 55 to 56

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.

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Unit 1 - Paragraph Order 5
Unit 2 - Use Describing Words 20
Unit 3 - Reading for Fun 21
Unit 8 - Paragraph Order 52
Unit 8 - True or False 53

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 4

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.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 Pages
Unit 2 - Understanding Report Texts 14 to 15
Unit 4 - About Procedures 26
Unit 4 - Understanding Procedures 27
Unit 4 - Comprehension Check 28
Unit 5 - Guided Reading: Fact or Fiction? 33 to 35
Unit 6 - Wrong to Right 42
Unit 7 - Reading a Table 45
Unit 7 - Comparing and Contrasting 46

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.4.3: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

Activity Page
Unit 3 - Writing (an Advertisement) 25
Unit 4 - About Procedures 26
Unit 4 - Understanding Procedures 27
Unit 4 - Comprehension Check 28
Unit 4 - Writing a Procedure 30 to 31
Unit 4 - Word Game 32
Unit 5 - Guided Reading: Fact or Fiction? 33 to 35
Unit 6 - Wrong to Right 42
Unit 10 - Sentence Sequencing 69 to 70
Unit 10 - Following Instructions 74

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.4.2: Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

Activity Pages
Unit 5 - Guided Reading: Fact or Fiction? 33 to 35

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.4.4: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.

Activity Page
Unit 1 - Paragraph Order 5
Unit 1 - Meaning Grid 6
Unit 1 - Composing Sentences 7
Unit 1 - Describing 8
Unit 1 - Writing a Simple Recount 9 to 10
Unit 1 - Spelling Rules 11
Unit 1 - Telling When an Action Takes Place 12
Unit 1 - Things That Are Alike 13
Unit 2 - Understanding Report Texts 14 to 15
Unit 2 - Sentence Combining 15 to 16
Unit 2 - Describing 16
Unit 2 - More on Describing 17
Unit 2 - Writing a Simple Report 18 to 19
Unit 2 - Use Describing Words 20
Unit 3 - Reading for Fun 21
Unit 3 - Understanding Advertisements 22
Unit 3 - Sentence Combining 23
Unit 3 - Matching Describing Words to Objects 24
Unit 3 - Writing (an Advertisement) 25
Unit 4 - About Procedures 26
Unit 4 - Understanding Procedures 27
Unit 4 - Comprehension Check 28
Unit 4 - Combining Sentences 29
Unit 4 - Writing a Procedure 30 to 31
Unit 4 - Word Game 32
Unit 5 - Guided Reading: Fact or Fiction? 33 to 35
Unit 5 - Fact or Opinion? 35 to 36
Unit 5 - Combining Sentences 36 to 37
Unit 5 - Describing Objects 37 to 38
Unit 5 - Interpreting Pictures 38
Unit 5 - Writing a Simple Recount 39 to 40
Unit 5 - Using Titles as Guides 41
Unit 6 - Guided Reading 42
Unit 6 - Wrong to Right 42
Unit 6 - Selecting Information 43
Unit 6 - Combining Sentences 44
Unit 7 - Reading a Table 45
Unit 7 - Comparing and Contrasting 46
Unit 7 - Report Writing (Arranging Facts) 47 to 48
Unit 7 - Writing a Report 49 to 51
Unit 8 - Paragraph Order 52
Unit 8 - True or False 53
Unit 8 - Synonyms in Context 54
Unit 8 - Exploring Concepts 55 to 56
Unit 9 - Reasoning 57
Unit 9 - Reasoning from Picture Clues 58
Unit 9 - Interpreting Signs 59
Unit 9 - Reasoning: Idioms and Meanings 60
Unit 9 - Book Skills: Table of Contents 61 to 62
Unit 9 - Picture Order 63
Unit 10 - Classifying 64
Unit 10 - Matching Object to User 65
Unit 10 - Types of Sentences 66
Unit 10 - Spelling: Looking for the Root Word 67
Unit 10 - Sentences 68
Unit 10 - Sentence Sequencing 69 to 70
Unit 10 - Picture Meaning 71
Unit 10 - Word Hunt 72
Unit 10 - Making a Word Hunt 73
Unit 10 - Following Instructions 74

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.4.5: Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.

Activity Page
Unit 3 - Writing (an Advertisement) 25
Unit 4 - About Procedures 26
Unit 4 - Understanding Procedures 27
Unit 4 - Writing a Procedure 30 to 31
Unit 4 - Word Game 32
Unit 5 - Guided Reading: Fact or Fiction? 33 to 35
Unit 7 - Reading a Table 45
Unit 7 - Comparing and Contrasting 46

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.4.8: Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

Activity Pages
Unit 5 - Guided Reading: Fact or Fiction? 33 to 35

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.4.7: Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

Activity Pages
Unit 5 - Describing Objects 37 to 38
Unit 7 - Reading a Table 45
Unit 7 - Comparing and Contrasting 46
Unit 7 - Report Writing (Arranging Facts) 47 to 48
Unit 7 - Writing a Report 49 to 51
Unit 9 - Reasoning from Picture Clues 58
Unit 9 - Interpreting Signs 59
Unit 10 - Picture Meaning 71
Unit 10 - Following Instructions 74

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RI.4.10: By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Activity Page
Unit 1 - Describing 8
Unit 2 - Understanding Report Texts 14 to 15
Unit 2 - Writing a Simple Report 18 to 19
Unit 3 - Writing (an Advertisement) 25
Unit 4 - About Procedures 26
Unit 4 - Understanding Procedures 27
Unit 4 - Comprehension Check 28
Unit 4 - Writing a Procedure 30 to 31
Unit 4 - Word Game 32
Unit 5 - Guided Reading: Fact or Fiction? 33 to 35
Unit 5 - Writing a Simple Recount 39 to 40
Unit 5 - Using Titles as Guides 41
Unit 6 - Guided Reading 42
Unit 6 - Selecting Information 43
Unit 7 - Reading a Table 45
Unit 7 - Comparing and Contrasting 46
Unit 7 - Report Writing (Arranging Facts) 47 to 48
Unit 7 - Writing a Report 49 to 51
Unit 9 - Reasoning 57
Unit 9 - Reasoning from Picture Clues 58
Unit 9 - Interpreting Signs 59
Unit 9 - Reasoning: Idioms and Meanings 60
Unit 9 - Book Skills: Table of Contents 61 to 62
Unit 10 - Classifying 64
Unit 10 - Matching Object to User 65
Unit 10 - Types of Sentences 66
Unit 10 - Spelling: Looking for the Root Word 67
Unit 10 - Sentences 68
Unit 10 - Sentence Sequencing 69 to 70
Unit 10 - Picture Meaning 71
Unit 10 - Word Hunt 72
Unit 10 - Making a Word Hunt 73
Unit 10 - Following Instructions 74

Strand - Writing Standards, Grade 4

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
Unit 1 - Composing Sentences 7
Unit 1 - Writing a Simple Recount 9 to 10
Unit 2 - Understanding Report Texts 14 to 15
Unit 2 - Sentence Combining 15 to 16
Unit 2 - Describing 16
Unit 2 - Writing a Simple Report 18 to 19
Unit 3 - Understanding Advertisements 22
Unit 3 - Sentence Combining 23
Unit 3 - Writing (an Advertisement) 25
Unit 4 - Combining Sentences 29
Unit 4 - Writing a Procedure 30 to 31
Unit 5 - Guided Reading: Fact or Fiction? 33 to 35
Unit 5 - Combining Sentences 36 to 37
Unit 5 - Describing Objects 37 to 38
Unit 6 - Wrong to Right 42
Unit 6 - Combining Sentences 44
Unit 7 - Writing a Report 49 to 51
Unit 9 - Reasoning from Picture Clues 58
Unit 10 - Sentences 68

Text Types and Purposes

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

Activity Pages
Unit 2 - Understanding Report Texts 14 to 15
Unit 2 - Sentence Combining 15 to 16
Unit 2 - Describing 16
Unit 2 - Writing a Simple Report 18 to 19
Unit 3 - Writing (an Advertisement) 25
Unit 5 - Guided Reading: Fact or Fiction? 33 to 35
Unit 6 - Wrong to Right 42
Unit 7 - Comparing and Contrasting 46
Unit 7 - Report Writing (Arranging Facts) 47 to 48
Unit 7 - Writing a Report 49 to 51

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 Pages
Unit 5 - Guided Reading: Fact or Fiction? 33 to 35

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
Unit 1 - Composing Sentences 7
Unit 1 - Writing a Simple Recount 9 to 10
Unit 2 - Understanding Report Texts 14 to 15
Unit 2 - Sentence Combining 15 to 16
Unit 2 - Describing 16
Unit 2 - Writing a Simple Report 18 to 19
Unit 3 - Understanding Advertisements 22
Unit 3 - Sentence Combining 23
Unit 3 - Writing (an Advertisement) 25
Unit 4 - Comprehension Check 28
Unit 4 - Combining Sentences 29
Unit 4 - Writing a Procedure 30 to 31
Unit 5 - Guided Reading: Fact or Fiction? 33 to 35
Unit 5 - Combining Sentences 36 to 37
Unit 5 - Describing Objects 37 to 38
Unit 5 - Writing a Simple Recount 39 to 40
Unit 6 - Wrong to Right 42
Unit 6 - Combining Sentences 44
Unit 7 - Comparing and Contrasting 46
Unit 7 - Report Writing (Arranging Facts) 47 to 48
Unit 7 - Writing a Report 49 to 51
Unit 9 - Reasoning from Picture Clues 58
Unit 10 - Classifying 64
Unit 10 - Sentences 68

Strand - Language Standards, Grade 4

Conventions of Standard English

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

Activity Page
Unit 1 - Composing Sentences 7
Unit 1 - Writing a Simple Recount 9 to 10
Unit 1 - Spelling Rules 11
Unit 1 - Telling When an Action Takes Place 12
Unit 2 - Understanding Report Texts 14 to 15
Unit 2 - Sentence Combining 15 to 16
Unit 2 - Describing 16
Unit 2 - Writing a Simple Report 18 to 19
Unit 3 - Understanding Advertisements 22
Unit 3 - Sentence Combining 23
Unit 3 - Writing (an Advertisement) 25
Unit 4 - Comprehension Check 28
Unit 4 - Combining Sentences 29
Unit 4 - Writing a Procedure 30 to 31
Unit 4 - Word Game 32
Unit 5 - Guided Reading: Fact or Fiction? 33 to 35
Unit 5 - Combining Sentences 36 to 37
Unit 5 - Describing Objects 37 to 38
Unit 5 - Writing a Simple Recount 39 to 40
Unit 6 - Wrong to Right 42
Unit 6 - Combining Sentences 44
Unit 7 - Comparing and Contrasting 46
Unit 7 - Writing a Report 49 to 51
Unit 9 - Reasoning from Picture Clues 58
Unit 10 - Classifying 64
Unit 10 - Sentences 68
Unit 10 - Making a Word Hunt 73

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
Unit 1 - Composing Sentences 7
Unit 1 - Writing a Simple Recount 9 to 10
Unit 1 - Spelling Rules 11
Unit 1 - Telling When an Action Takes Place 12
Unit 2 - Understanding Report Texts 14 to 15
Unit 2 - Sentence Combining 15 to 16
Unit 2 - Describing 16
Unit 2 - Writing a Simple Report 18 to 19
Unit 3 - Understanding Advertisements 22
Unit 3 - Sentence Combining 23
Unit 3 - Writing (an Advertisement) 25
Unit 4 - Comprehension Check 28
Unit 4 - Combining Sentences 29
Unit 4 - Writing a Procedure 30 to 31
Unit 5 - Guided Reading: Fact or Fiction? 33 to 35
Unit 5 - Combining Sentences 36 to 37
Unit 5 - Describing Objects 37 to 38
Unit 5 - Writing a Simple Recount 39 to 40
Unit 6 - Wrong to Right 42
Unit 6 - Combining Sentences 44
Unit 7 - Comparing and Contrasting 46
Unit 7 - Writing a Report 49 to 51
Unit 9 - Reasoning from Picture Clues 58
Unit 10 - Types of Sentences 66
Unit 10 - Sentences 68

Knowledge of Language

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

Activity Page
Unit 1 - Paragraph Order 5
Unit 1 - Composing Sentences 7
Unit 1 - Writing a Simple Recount 9 to 10
Unit 1 - Spelling Rules 11
Unit 1 - Telling When an Action Takes Place 12
Unit 2 - Understanding Report Texts 14 to 15
Unit 2 - Sentence Combining 15 to 16
Unit 2 - Describing 16
Unit 2 - Writing a Simple Report 18 to 19
Unit 3 - Understanding Advertisements 22
Unit 3 - Sentence Combining 23
Unit 3 - Writing (an Advertisement) 25
Unit 4 - Comprehension Check 28
Unit 4 - Combining Sentences 29
Unit 4 - Writing a Procedure 30 to 31
Unit 5 - Guided Reading: Fact or Fiction? 33 to 35
Unit 5 - Combining Sentences 36 to 37
Unit 5 - Describing Objects 37 to 38
Unit 5 - Writing a Simple Recount 39 to 40
Unit 6 - Wrong to Right 42
Unit 6 - Combining Sentences 44
Unit 7 - Comparing and Contrasting 46
Unit 7 - Writing a Report 49 to 51
Unit 9 - Reasoning from Picture Clues 58
Unit 10 - Types of Sentences 66
Unit 10 - Spelling: Looking for the Root Word 67
Unit 10 - Sentences 68

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
Unit 1 - Paragraph Order 5
Unit 1 - Meaning Grid 6
Unit 1 - Composing Sentences 7
Unit 1 - Describing 8
Unit 1 - Writing a Simple Recount 9 to 10
Unit 1 - Spelling Rules 11
Unit 1 - Telling When an Action Takes Place 12
Unit 1 - Things That Are Alike 13
Unit 2 - Understanding Report Texts 14 to 15
Unit 2 - Sentence Combining 15 to 16
Unit 2 - Describing 16
Unit 2 - More on Describing 17
Unit 2 - Writing a Simple Report 18 to 19
Unit 2 - Use Describing Words 20
Unit 3 - Reading for Fun 21
Unit 3 - Understanding Advertisements 22
Unit 3 - Sentence Combining 23
Unit 3 - Matching Describing Words to Objects 24
Unit 3 - Writing (an Advertisement) 25
Unit 4 - About Procedures 26
Unit 4 - Understanding Procedures 27
Unit 4 - Comprehension Check 28
Unit 4 - Combining Sentences 29
Unit 4 - Writing a Procedure 30 to 31
Unit 4 - Word Game 32
Unit 5 - Guided Reading: Fact or Fiction? 33 to 35
Unit 5 - Fact or Opinion? 35 to 36
Unit 5 - Combining Sentences 36 to 37
Unit 5 - Describing Objects 37 to 38
Unit 5 - Interpreting Pictures 38
Unit 5 - Writing a Simple Recount 39 to 40
Unit 5 - Using Titles as Guides 41
Unit 6 - Guided Reading 42
Unit 6 - Wrong to Right 42
Unit 6 - Selecting Information 43
Unit 6 - Combining Sentences 44
Unit 7 - Reading a Table 45
Unit 7 - Comparing and Contrasting 46
Unit 7 - Report Writing (Arranging Facts) 47 to 48
Unit 7 - Writing a Report 49 to 51
Unit 8 - Paragraph Order 52
Unit 8 - True or False 53
Unit 8 - Synonyms in Context 54
Unit 8 - Exploring Concepts 55 to 56
Unit 9 - Reasoning 57
Unit 9 - Reasoning from Picture Clues 58
Unit 9 - Interpreting Signs 59
Unit 9 - Reasoning: Idioms and Meanings 60
Unit 9 - Book Skills: Table of Contents 61 to 62
Unit 9 - Picture Order 63
Unit 10 - Classifying 64
Unit 10 - Matching Object to User 65
Unit 10 - Types of Sentences 66
Unit 10 - Spelling: Looking for the Root Word 67
Unit 10 - Sentences 68
Unit 10 - Sentence Sequencing 69 to 70
Unit 10 - Picture Meaning 71
Unit 10 - Word Hunt 72
Unit 10 - Making a Word Hunt 73
Unit 10 - Following Instructions 74

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.4.6: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation).

Activity Page
Unit 1 - Composing Sentences 7
Unit 1 - Telling When an Action Takes Place 12
Unit 2 - Understanding Report Texts 14 to 15
Unit 2 - Describing 16
Unit 2 - More on Describing 17
Unit 2 - Use Describing Words 20
Unit 3 - Matching Describing Words to Objects 24
Unit 3 - Writing (an Advertisement) 25
Unit 4 - About Procedures 26
Unit 4 - Understanding Procedures 27
Unit 4 - Comprehension Check 28
Unit 4 - Writing a Procedure 30 to 31
Unit 4 - Word Game 32
Unit 5 - Guided Reading: Fact or Fiction? 33 to 35
Unit 5 - Combining Sentences 36 to 37
Unit 5 - Describing Objects 37 to 38
Unit 5 - Using Titles as Guides 41
Unit 6 - Wrong to Right 42
Unit 6 - Selecting Information 43
Unit 6 - Combining Sentences 44
Unit 7 - Reading a Table 45
Unit 7 - Comparing and Contrasting 46
Unit 7 - Report Writing (Arranging Facts) 47 to 48
Unit 7 - Writing a Report 49 to 51
Unit 8 - Synonyms in Context 54
Unit 8 - Exploring Concepts 55 to 56
Unit 9 - Interpreting Signs 59
Unit 9 - Reasoning: Idioms and Meanings 60
Unit 9 - Book Skills: Table of Contents 61 to 62
Unit 10 - Classifying 64
Unit 10 - Matching Object to User 65
Unit 10 - Spelling: Looking for the Root Word 67
Unit 10 - Word Hunt 72
Unit 10 - Making a Word Hunt 73

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.4.5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

Activity Page
Unit 1 - Things That Are Alike 13
Unit 2 - Describing 16
Unit 2 - More on Describing 17
Unit 2 - Use Describing Words 20
Unit 3 - Matching Describing Words to Objects 24
Unit 4 - Word Game 32
Unit 5 - Describing Objects 37 to 38
Unit 7 - Reading a Table 45
Unit 7 - Comparing and Contrasting 46
Unit 7 - Report Writing (Arranging Facts) 47 to 48
Unit 7 - Writing a Report 49 to 51
Unit 8 - Synonyms in Context 54
Unit 8 - Exploring Concepts 55 to 56
Unit 9 - Interpreting Signs 59
Unit 9 - Reasoning: Idioms and Meanings 60
Unit 10 - Classifying 64
Unit 10 - Matching Object to User 65
Unit 10 - Spelling: Looking for the Root Word 67

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