What you will learn: In grade 4, we learn to draw inferences and summarize. Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose. Compare and contrast similar themes and topics. Interpret data and technical text. Determine and describe settings, themes, and events. Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic. Read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context and out of context.
While writing, we develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic. We also write organized pieces(opinions and narratives) using details and evidences. In language, we work with prepositional phrases, progressive verb tenses, and modal auxiliaries. Learn to use thesaurus, tools, and technology.