Fourth Grade Standards

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Addison Northwest Supervisory Union Fourth Grade Learning Objectives
EL.4 Fourth Grade
EL.4.1 READING
EL.4.1.1 Word identification strategies
EL.4.1.1.1 Applies word identification/decoding strategies in isolation and in context, including identifying multisyllabic words through. Knowledge of sounds. 6 Syllable types/syllable division. Word patterns (prefixes, suffixes or variant spellings for consonan
EL.4.1.1.2 Uses a variety of reading strategies independently. Self corrects. Monitors comprehension. Adjusts reading rate and strategy for different purposes
EL.4.1.2 Vocabulary strategies
EL.4.1.2.1 Identifies the meaning of unfamiliar words by using word structure, context clues and prior knowledge.
EL.4.1.2.2 Shows breadth (growth) of vocabulary knowledge.and prior knowledge.
EL.4.1.2.3 Identifies and selects appropriate word use of synonyms, antonyms, homonym/homophones, figurative language, or shades of meaning in written and oral communication.
EL.4.1.3 Accuracy and fluency
EL.4.1.3.1 Reads grade level text with 90-94% accuracy
EL.4.1.3.2 Reads fluently (115-140 words per minute oral) and (130-175 wpm silent)
EL.4.1.4 Informational text understanding
EL.4.1.4.1 Uses text support and text features to gain initial understanding of informational text.
EL.4.1.4.2 Organizes information through paraphrasing and summarizing.
EL.4.1.4.3 Connects, synthesizes, and draws inferences about causes or effects, forming and supporting opinions, distinguishing fact from opinions about central ideas.
EL.4.1.5 Literary text understanding
EL.4.1.5.1 Demonstrates initial understanding of key elements of literary text and author s craft
EL.4.1.5.2 Analyzes and interprets elements of literary text.
EL.4.1.5.3 Paraphrases and summarizes plot with major events sequenced.
EL.4.1.6 Reading extensively
EL.4.1.6.1 Reads the equivalent of at least 2 books a month, and can explain choices.
EL.4.1.6.2 Reads at least three genres.
EL.4.1.6.3 Reads at least four books by the same author, in one genre.
EL.4.1.6.4 Reads at least two types of informational text.
EL.4.1.7 Reading Text Level
EL.4.10 Learning Skills
EL.4.10.1 Participates and contributes during group activity
EL.4.10.10 Exhibits self-control in language and behavior
EL.4.10.11 Listens and pays attention in class
EL.4.10.12 Follows oral and written directions
EL.4.10.13 Works neatly and legibly
EL.4.10.14 Exhibits a positive self-image
EL.4.10.15 Thinks analytically
EL.4.10.16 Copes with problem situations in an acceptable manner by using words
EL.4.10.17 Cooperates with others
EL.4.10.18 Stays on task and completes class work on time
EL.4.10.19 Identifies and expresses feelings in self and others
EL.4.10.2 Works well independently
EL.4.10.20 Completes and hands in homework on time
EL.4.10.3 Accepts rules and limits established for the good of the group
EL.4.10.4 Demonstrates best effort and pride in work
EL.4.10.5 Seeks help when needed
EL.4.10.6 Organizes materials, work, and workplace
EL.4.10.7 Transitions well from one activity to the next
EL.4.10.8 Is willing to try new experiences and ideas
EL.4.10.9 Accepts responsibility for own actions
EL.4.2 WRITING
EL.4.2.1 Writing process
EL.4.2.1.1 Uses writing process strategies and shares writing with others.
EL.4.2.1.2 Composes and edits a longer piece using a word processor with accuracy and speed of 80% at 5 wpm on all three rows of the keyboard with correct fingering and eyes on the monitor or copy.
EL.4.2.1.3 Saves, names, retrieves, and prints writing.
EL.4.2.1.4 Prints and writes cursive legibly and fluently
EL.4.2.2 Grammar, spelling & mechanics
EL.4.2.2.1 Demonstrates command of appropriate English conventions.
EL.4.2.2.2 Demonstrates command of conventional English spelling, including use of spell check
EL.4.2.3 Response to text
EL.4.2.3.1 Writes responses to literary and informational text . Sets background and context. Connects what has been read to prior knowledge. States and maintains a purpose when responding to a given question. Uses specific details and references to text to supp
EL.4.2.4 Informational writing
EL.4.2.4.1 Writes reports (of at least four paragraphs) . Establishes a topic (purpose). Organizes information (beginning--introduction, middle maintain focus, and end--conclusion). Uses basic transition words. Uses elaboration strategies (details naming, descri
EL.4.2.5 Expressive writing
EL.4.2.5.1 Writes narratives, organizing and relating a story line plot/ series of events, using details.
EL.4.2.5.2 Writes reflective essays making connections between personal experiences and ideas.
EL.4.2.5.3 Writes poetry, demonstrating an awareness of purpose and using language effectively.
EL.4.3 MATHEMATICS
EL.4.3.1 Numbers and operations
EL.4.3.1.1 ï Understands proper fractions by representing part/whole relationships of fractions (a/2, a/3, a/4, a/6, a/8, or a/10) with models, diagrams, explanations, or placing fractions on a number line..ï Identifies and models fractional part using fractional no
EL.4.3.1.2 ï Order and compare whole numbers using (=, =, =)
EL.4.3.1.3 ï Demonstrates understanding of operationsóaddition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, using models, diagrams, or explanations
EL.4.3.1.4 ï Accurately solves addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems..ï Multiplies 2 or 3 digit number by a 1 digit number..ï Divides a 2 or 3 digit number by a 1 digit number..ï Applies order of operations with parentheses and without parenth
EL.4.3.1.5 ï Mentally multiplies whole numbers through 12 with accuracy.
EL.4.3.1.6 ï Estimates and evaluates the reasonableness of solutions appropriate to grade level.
EL.4.3.1.7 ï Applies properties of numbers (factor, multiple, and remainders) to solve problems and to simplify computations
EL.4.3.2 Geometry and measurement
EL.4.3.2.1 ï Uses properties (such as lines of symmetry) and attributes to identify, classify, and distinguish among polygons
EL.4.3.2.2 ï Identifies 3 dimensional shapes by number and shape of faces and bases..(cubes, rectangular prisms, triangular prisms, cylinders, or spheres)
EL.4.3.2.3 ï Demonstrates congruency using flips, slides, and turns, and the shape and size of polygons
EL.4.3.2.4 ï Applies concepts of similarity by using the properties of the size and shape of polygons..ï Uses scale (nearest inch) to determine distances on maps
EL.4.3.2.5 ï With given whole number measurements finds perimeter of polygons..ï With given whole number measurements finds area of rectangles..ï Demonstrates an understanding of perimeter and area of rectangles using the appropriate measure
EL.4.3.2.6 ï Labels the appropriate units of measure..ï measure length in inches, ft., to the nearest 1/4 inch..ï measures length in cm, and m. to the nearest cm .ï measures temperature in Fahrenheit and Celsius to the nearest degree..ï measures weight to the ne
EL.4.3.2.7 ï Determines elapsed and accrued time to the quarter hour using a..m. and p.m
EL.4.3.2.8 ï Solves problems using a two-dimensional coordinate system (X and Y axes-quadrant I) to locate coordinates and represent data from tables
EL.4.3.3 Functions and algebra
EL.4.3.3.1 ï Demonstrates an understanding of continuing, repeating, geometric, numeric or non-numeric patterns by solving problems which patterns are extended..ï Describes the pattern in words or tables
EL.4.3.3.2 ï Identifies, describes, or compares situations that represent constant rates of change
EL.4.3.3.3 ï Uses variables expression or equation to represent a real world context or mathematical situation
EL.4.3.3.4 ï Demonstrates an understanding of equality by solving one-step linear equations involving one of the four operations with whole numbers
EL.4.3.4 Data, statistics and analysis
EL.4.3.4.1 ï Given representations reads and interprets the representations to answer questions, make observations, draw conclusions, or solve problems.
EL.4.3.4.2 ï Analyzes patterns, trends, and distributions in data in a variety of contexts using median, mode, and range
EL.4.3.4.3 ï Accurately and appropriately represents data in a variety of contexts using frequency tables, and line plots..ï Given data, organizes, appropriately displays, makes observations to draw conclusions, answers questions about the data, or solve problems
EL.4.3.4.4 ï Uses counting techniques to solve problems involving combination using organized lists, tables, and tree diagrams
EL.4.3.4.5 ï For a probability event with a given sample, describes the chance of that event as a value from 0 through 1 written as either a ratio or as part to whole
EL.4.3.4.6 ï In response to a question or hypothesis collects appropriate data, organizes the data, displays/represents the data, and analyzes the data to draw conclusions
EL.4.3.4.7 ï Uses experimental probability, records the outcomes, and describes the likelihood of an event as a value from 0 through 10 written as either a ratio or as part to whole.
EL.4.3.5 Problem solving
EL.4.3.5.1 ï Applies an approach.ï Makes connections by observations, applications, extensions, and generalizations.ï Shows all work done to solve the problem including the answer (solution).ï Uses mathematical language in communicating the solution.ï Uses mathemati
EL.4.4 SCIENCE
EL.4.4.1 Inquiry
EL.4.4.2 Physical science
EL.4.4.3 Life Science
EL.4.4.4 Human Body
EL.4.4.5 Universe, Earth, Environment
EL.4.5 SOCIAL STUDIES
EL.4.5.1 Inquiry
EL.4.5.2 History
EL.4.5.3 Physical and cultural geography
EL.4.5.4 Civic, government and Society
EL.4.5.5 Economics
EL.4.6 LANGUAGE
EL.4.6.1 Listens actively
EL.4.6.1.1 Summarizes information presented orally, with clear organization
EL.4.6.1.2 Critiques by observing, describing, extending, interpreting and making connections.
EL.4.6.1.3 Participates meaningfully in group discussions
EL.4.6.1.4 Uses rate, volume and tone in classroom presentations
EL.4.6.1.5 Uses conjunctions to achieve greater sentence complexity (or, but, because).
EL.4.6.1.6 Creates a slide presentation including title slide, graphics, text, voice, sound, related to topic and documentation of sources.
EL.4.6.2
EL.4.7 Art
EL.4.7.1 Artistic skills
EL.4.7.2 Approach to work
EL.4.7.3 Concepts and vocabulary
EL.4.7.4 Reflection & response to art
EL.4.8 Music
EL.4.8.1 Musical Skills
EL.4.8.2 Approach to work
EL.4.8.3 Concepts and vocabulary
EL.4.8.4 Reflection and response to music
EL.4.9 PE
EL.4.9.1 Motor Skills
EL.4.9.2 Physical fitness
EL.4.9.3 Attitude to physical fitness
EL.4.9.4 Participation
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