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4th Grade Common Core: RL.4.3

Common Core Identifier: RL.4.3 / Grade: 4
Curriculum: Reading Literature: Key Ideas and Details
Detail: 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).
74 Common Core State Standards (CCSS) aligned worksheets found:
With the charity dance just days away, Shauna wants to run and hide. But the dance is for a good cause and all her friends are going. She enrolls in a few dance classes and tries to learn enough not to embarrass herself. But on the night of the dance, she'll feel silly for a completely different reason.
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Read this story and answer the questions that follow. In the story, Emily visits the city for the first time and discovers that it's much different than her home in rural Pennsylvania.
(Approx. Reading Level: 3-4)
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Erica's class is excited about their Easter float, and when Mrs. Jackson asks for a volunteer for a special part in the parade, Erica jumps at the chance. The part isn't what she expected, but it will certainly make her the star of the parade.
(Approx. Grade Level 3-5)
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Shelby thinks she knows everything about Hayword Elementary and its students, but when a new girl shows up, Shelby jumps to the wrong conclusion about the girl's appearance.
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Amara wants to make a tree house for her dolls, and thinks it will be easy since she's following an online tutorial. But she'll learn design flaws can happen even when you follow directions. The question is, will those design flaws ruin her tree house?
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An informative article on the layers of the Earth (crust, mantle, inner core, and outer core).  Includes comprehension questions.
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Andy doesn't like going along with his dad on all the weekend errands. But when the final stop turns into an underwater adventure, Andy learns some errands can actually be fun.
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Write a short description of each character as you come across them in the book. Includes all major characters.
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Ted wishes he could trade his older sister, Kate, for his neighbor Aaron, but when Aaron comes to spend the afternoon, Ted realizes he's glad he has Kate.
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When Jameson eavesdrops on his Mom's phone conversation, he thinks his mom is setting up a play date with the younger boy down the street. Jameson pretends to study to get out of it, but after he wastes the entire afternoon bored in his room, he discovers he missed a lot of the conversation he was trying to overhear, and he also missed out on an afternoon of fun.
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Daisy is ready for winter to be over and to enjoy spring, but snow still covers the ground. Can her older brother David find a way to bring spring to the snowy March they're having?
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Discover why volcanoes erupt; learn the four different types of volcanoes; and read interesting volcano facts.  Includes five comprehension questions.
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Tell which character is speaking for each quotation from the book.
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Jackie is spending the day at her grandparents' farm, and she can't wait to explore the place her grandparents call the dinosaur graveyard.
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Arianna is excited when her cousin asks her to be the flower girl in her wedding, but when Arianna finds out flower girls are usually very young, she doesn't want to do it. Can her mother convince her that the job is about more than age in time for the wedding?
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Darla and Erin are blaming each other for breaking their teacher's glass apple, but when they each explain what happened, they'll realize how they were only seeing one side of the story.
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When Amerie's teacher tells the class how a nineteen-year-old girl began the tradition of giving Valentine's cards, Amerie is determined to start a new tradition in her school.
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Read about the biggest  planet of them all, and discover the mysteries of the "Great Red Spot."
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Liz can't wait to see how her school picture came out, but when she sees it, all she can think about is getting retakes. That is until she finds a creative way to deal with the embarrassing photograph.
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Discover the beautiful ringed gas giant - Saturn!
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Find out about Earth's moon, and learn about the first man to walk on it.
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Learn all about Mars, Earth's nearest neighbor, and human efforts to explore the Red Planet.
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Find out about the cold, mysterious planet of Uranus.
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When a stranger visits the house with her older brother, Ella becomes jealous.
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Cindy wants to win the community fishing contest by catching the biggest fish, but she gets a big surprise that may win her a trophy after all.
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Read this article to learn all about our amazing sun!
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Pluto, now a dwarf planet, got its name in a most unusual way.  Read this article to find out more!
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Lance can't wait to go to the skate park with his older brother, Nathan. He even breaks his promise to work with Anthony on their science project. But when Nathan decides to go to a baseball game instead of taking Lance to the skate park, Lance will learn the true meaning of the word promise.
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Discover Mercury, the planet closest to the sun.  Read the article and answer the comprehension questions.
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Erik finds a strange-looking skeleton key in his grandfather's house, but what door does it open... and what will he find?
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Learn about Venus, Earth's cloudy, volcanic twin.
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Distant, cold, and windy Neptune has one thing in common with Earth - what is it?
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On her way to soccer camp, Tara worries what the other kids will say when they see the black stitches on her face.
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When Phoebe has to make a flag of the country that best represents her nationality for the International Luncheon, she doesn't know what to do. She's eight different nationalities all in one. But with some creative thinking, Phoebe finds a way to create a flag that proudly displays who she is.
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With basketball tryouts around the corner, Jason is busy working on his free throws. He wants to make every one to impress his coach, but shooting for perfection isn't easy.
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Reese spends his entire weekend trying to beat his new video game, but when he finally does, he's run out of time to write his English essay. Or has he? Daylight Savings just might save his English grade.
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Ancient sailors may have seen manatees and thought they were mermaids.
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Discover new facts about our home planet.
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When Michelle's best friend Paige suddenly becomes popular, Michelle feels left out. But when Michelle mumbles something mean about Paige and someone overhears, rumors start to run wild through the school. Can Michelle set things straight and get her friend back?
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Daniel can't wait to go to Disney World, but the long car ride is torture. He can't imagine a worse road trip until his father tells him about a nightmare of a trip he took as a kid. Now Daniel hopes there's enough time to hear all his mother's road trip stories, too.
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When Marcus, Lexi, and Adam enter a labyrinth race, they discover there's more to winning a maze than just luck.
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William can't wait for the new puppy to arrive, but when everyone is focused on the puppy and William isn't allowed to go to the park, he's not sure being a pet owner was what he thought it would be. Can he learn to put the puppy's needs first?
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Laura wants to be elected the first class leader and wear a shiny gold badge for all to see, but when her best friend also runs for the position, Laura must decide if winning is more important than taking the position from someone who really deserves it.
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The child in this poem is looking in a mirror and sees her grandma's smile, her uncle's toes, her cousin's hair, and her mother's perky nose.
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When Valerie has to present a personal item to the class as a way to get to know her, she can't figure out what to bring. Everything in her room is either too personal or doesn't say much about her. But a package from her favorite aunt just might contain the answer.
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A persuasive article about the sport of running.
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Here's a fiction piece called "Singing Cousin". Nikki is worried that her cousin Bella will embarrass her in front of her friends. After all, Bella sang just about everything she said. Will Nikki make it through the three-day visit or will Bella's singing ruin everything?
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When Mr. Miller asks the class to name their fears, Clayton is sure he doesn't have any. But he'll learn that being afraid to admit your fears might be the scariest thing of all.
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Matt and Allie want to win the High Flyer kite competition, but their design isn't nearly as exciting as the other competitors. They try to add some extra flare to the kite but it just might cost them the win.
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Corrine loves Mrs. Roger's gymnastics unit at school, but when she goes to gym class and finds out they are watching a video about the Olympics, she's very disappointed. However, she becomes inspired by the gymnasts on the video and she decides to sign up for the school's Summer Gymnastics Camp.
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Maureen thinks fortune telling is spooky, but when her friend Becca pulls her to Madam Ursula's fortune telling booth, Maureen is quite surprised by her reading.
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Darren forgot all about his science project that's due tomorrow. Now he can't go to the new skate park with his friends. And how will he come up with a project in one day? But his mom saves the day with an idea that's exploding with fun.
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Seth isn't happy about the project his teacher assigned, especially since he has to stay up late to complete it. But the perigee moon just might be more exciting than he realized.
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Amy decides to hold an ethnic dinner night at her school to help earn money for a new computer lab.
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John wants to have a picnic in the park like most Saturdays, but when his usual spot is taken, he and his mom end up by a statue dedicated to fallen soldiers. John learns about a Memorial Day service that has long been forgotten. But when he meets a special woman who knows about the service, he's determine to bring the tradition back.
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Charla loves hanging out and going to the beach with Aunt Monica, but now that Aunt Monica is pregnant, Charla worries things are becoming all about the baby.
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Frontier life was challenging for a young girl. Children had to milk the cow, mend their socks, sew, and weed the garden. However, her parents made a special promise that she can go to school if their town gets a teacher.
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While Alicia helps her grandparents move into their new house, she finds an old diary in the attic. Alicia can't put the diary down since it was written by a dancer and Alicia dreams of becoming one. But when she finds out who the diary belongs to, she just might achieve her dream.
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In Chapters 7 and 8 Henry ventures out on his own and the reader is introduced to a new character. This worksheet asks questions about those topics.
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The story-connector shows how the story they're currently reading is similar to other stories they've read;  Best for higher-level students.
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Emily comes face-to-face with fierce tennis opponent, Big Bertha. Does Emily have what it takes to become a champion? Find out in this exciting reading passage!
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This is a story about a boy and his stuffed animal, and how he learns he can sleep without it if he wants to. Students will complete a series of reading comprehension questions to test their recollection of the story.
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A curious girl looks up into the brilliant sky and sees a dragon soaring her way!
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Learn about urban, suburban, and rural communities in this clever poem.
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When you can't sleep at night, you may want to try picking up a pen to write!
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At school Henry begins to feel rather strange, and no one is quite sure what is happening to him. This worksheet touches on the topic of Henry's sudden condition.
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Things can look a lot scarier than they really are when you can't see them clearly. That's what Dominick discovers when he loses his eyeglasses. This reading comprehension activity includes short answer questions, vocabulary words, and a writing prompt.
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Write about the beginning, middle, and ending of a fiction book.  Great form for basic chapter books.
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Electric eels sure are electric, but did you know they're not really eels? Learn interesting facts about electric eels in this reading comprehension article. Includes comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and a writing prompt.
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Story and comprehension questions:  Christmas shopping isn't easy for Colin. He wants to find the perfect gift for his parents, but he can't afford to buy anything his parents would actually want. Colin's older sister suggests he make something that will remind his parents of him every time they see it. Colin's special talent just might turn into the perfect gift.
(Approx. Grade Level: 3-5)
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Read this story about a groundhog and his other animal friends. Then answer the comprehension questions, complete the vocabulary activity, and respond to the writing prompt.
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This clever story is a retelling of Aesop's Fable. Activity includes thinking questions, vocabulary terms, and a journaling activity.
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While tossing a baseball back and forth with her sister, this girl makes an amazing catch. This poem has a fun twist at the end that kids enjoy.
(Approx. Grade Level: 4-5)
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Spring has brought with it many surprises! The biggest surprise of all is an April Fool's Day joke! Poem includes reading comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and a writing prompt.
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