Help your students improve their reading comprehension with this focused approach! Reading Comprehension Fundamentals provides you tools to target the reading skills and strategies with which students need the most help. The 35 skill-based units include fiction and nonfiction texts, a variety of practice activities, and a unit review. The comprehensive units guide students to develop a deep understanding of each skill, strategy, and genre introduced with a simple "teach, practice, and assess" approach. Ample reading experiences and varied response formats help to improve students' overall comprehension and test-taking skills.
Fourth Grade Comprehension Activities for Nonfiction Texts • Main Idea and Details • Text Features and Visual Information • Description • Cause and Effect • Compare and Contrast • Sequence • Problem and Solution • Predict • Vocabulary • Summarize • Fact and Opinion • Make Inferences • Author's Purpose • Text Structure
Fourth Grade Comprehension Activities for Fiction Texts • Character • Setting • Plot • Theme • Point of View • Predict • Vocabulary • Visual Information • Summarize • Make Inferences • Cause and Effect • Compare and Contrast • Foreshadowing • Idioms
Nonfiction genre studies include: expository nonfiction, persuasive nonfiction, narrative nonfiction, and descriptive nonfiction. Fiction genre studies include: historical fiction, realistic fiction, and mystery. Use Reading Comprehension Fundamentals as a core standards-aligned reading resource or select the units that align with your curriculum and with your students' needs.