Common Core Alignment:.

RL.4.1:

Reading Literature

Key Ideas and Details

Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

RL.4.3:

Reading Literature

Key Ideas and Details

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).

RL.4.4:

Reading Literature

Craft and Structure

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).

W.4.3:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

W.4.3b:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.

L.4.4:

Language

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

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.

L.4.4a:

Language

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.